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Jamie Oliver in Village People Costumes [photographs]

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Here are some photo stills from a trailer for Jamie Oliver's six-part Channel 4 TV series, Jamie's American Road Trip (airing in the Fall in the UK), a "culinary backpacking road trip." No word yet on which network in the US will be airing the show. For the sake of posterity, some [...]

Jamie Oliver Is Coming to American TV

Jamie Oliver is teaming up with Ryan Seacrest for a new show on ABC that "gives healthy makeovers to an entire city," The Live Feed reports. Sounding a lot like Oliver's recent UK-based Ministry of Food project, we can't help but be excited at finally getting Jamie Oliver on this side of Atlantic. (Jamie's current [...]

Jamie Oliver Is the Top-Selling Author in Britain

Last year's sales receipts have been tallied, and Jamie Oliver is now officially Britain's top-selling author — not only beating out cookbook sales arch-rival Nigella Lawson, but also JK Rowling. Forget what this means for the food industry; poor old Harry Potter is going to have to start lobbying for proper magic education in schools [...]

Jamie Oliver on Nightline [video]

On Friday night, Nightline ran a segment on Jamie Oliver's media empire and social campaigns for school lunches, healthy eating, and animal welfare. It's kind of a total fluff piece, and nothing new. But when asked how he raised 280 million pounds ($500 million US) from the British government for school lunches, he answered, "Television."
You [...]

Ricky Gervais Interviewed by Jamie Oliver

Ricky Gervais did a Q and A with Jamie Oliver for his new magazine ("He's like Oprah bloody Winfrey.") and Gervais went ahead and included the entire interview on his blog, writing "don't buy the mag - he's rich enough. Here's the Q and A for free. Pukka."
They've worked together in the past — Oliver [...]

Jamie Oliver's Jamie at Home: The Good Life Well Within Reach [cookbook review]

Culinary subtlety is not Jamie Oliver’s strong suit. Leave frail wisps of flavor, prissy ingredients, and foam concoctions to Vongerichten and Achatz — Oliver believes growing, cooking and eating food should be a literally down-to-earth experience.
As he makes clear in Jamie at Home: Cook Your Way to the Good Life (Hyperion, buy from Amazon), [...]

The Great British Food Fight Wrapup

Last week, the UK's Channel 4 ran a multi-format series called The Great British Food Fight, where four of the UK’s most renowned chefs tackled issues surrounding local food and animal welfare. We covered each of the programs individually and included video clips, because (a) these shows are all very good, and (b) it's unlikely [...]

Jamie Saves Our Bacon [video]

Editors' note: Last week, the UK's Channel 4 ran a multi-format series called The Great British Food Fight, featuring different programs with Gordon Ramsay, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Heston Blumenthal, and Jamie Oliver. Eat me daily will be reviewing all of these shows this week. Today, we're covering Jamie Oliver's Jamie Saves Our Bacon. We're including video [...]

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