Judge Julie In Hog Heaven: Cochon 555

I am so honored to be one of the twenty chef judges of Cochon 555 at the Viceroy Hotel here in Santa Monica this Sunday, March 29, 2015. Cochon is traveling culinary competition that promotes sustainable farming of heritage pigs. I’ll be tasting the nose-to-tail… Keep Reading »

Eataly: A Foodie’s Euphoria

I thought I’d died and gone to heaven last month in New York. I didn’t, and it wasn’t. It was Eataly, the new Italian food Mecca on Fifth Avenue between 23rd and 24th streets. Top chef Mario Batali’s latest venture with Master Chef partner Joe… Keep Reading »

The Conscious Cook Challenge Week II

Personal chef Julie Anne Rhodes explores cooking within a plant-based diet

I came down with a severe case of the giggles when I watched Top Chef this week. Natalie Portman was a guest judge. She started off saying she was an adventurous eater and would eat… Keep Reading »