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Giada De Laurentiis Is a Godmother
Plus Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl cooks barbecue for 24 hours
In a private event coinciding with the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Oceania Cruise Lines announced that Giada De Laurentiis would be the godmother of the latest ship in its fleet. The Vista makes her debut in May 2023, with the celebrity chef creating two unique dishes that will be served aboard the luxury liner.
Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli was honored at the annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival tribute dinner. In a surprise move, a group of Guarnaschelli’s fellow toques suddenly got up and danced to LL Cool J's "Headsprung". The dancers included Jeff Mauro, Jet Tila, Tiffani Faison, Aarti Sequeira, Giada De Laurentiis, Marc Murphy, Marcus Samuelsson, Amanda Freitag, and Damaris Phillips, among others. Guarnaschelli, herself, joined along in what was a joyous celebration of her achievements.
Foo Fighters rocker, Dave Grohl spent over 24 hours at a Los Angeles shelter, preparing barbecue for hundreds of people. The menu consisted of brisket, pork butt, ribs, and other delicious items for Hope the Mission’s Trebek Center in Northridge, California. The musician started cooking at 3 p.m. the day before, smoking the meats overnight before helping serve the dinner at 6 p.m. the following evening.
It’s no secret that going to the grocery store has become more expensive lately, but now Lending Tree has confirmed it. According to the financial website, prices for organic fruits and vegetables rose 13.1% over the past year, and organic chicken increased by 19.5%.