Mary Lou Davis Reveals All About Her Experience On Hell's Kitchen - Exclusive Interview

For "Hell's Kitchen" fans, the Season 19 finale was a real nail-biter as Mary Lou Davis battled it out with Kori Sutton. In the end, Sutton won, and Davis was runner-up. "Hell's Kitchen" showcased Davis, but there was a lot that wasn't revealed. In an exclusive interview with Mashed, Davis opens up about her life before, during, and after "Hell's Kitchen." She's as bubbly, personable, and funny in person as she was on the show. Davis's "Hell's Kitchen" experience was transformative, not only career-wise but also emotionally. The show built up her confidence as each week her leadership was tested. But it also made her aware of the undercurrent of inequality in the restaurant industry for a Black female executive chef. When Davis got the call from "Hell's Kitchen," her bosses at Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar dissuaded her, essentially telling her she was being scouted not for her skills but because she was "interesting."
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The ultimate guide to achieving your dream country kitchen

Traditional country kitchens have many distinct architectural qualities - natural wooden floors, low ceilings, heavy beams - but creating your dream country kitchen look in a more modern home is very achievable. Bringing the outdoors in with natural materials, plants, and vegetables, choosing a quintessential country colour palette, and embracing...
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Custom-Designed Modular Kitchens

Doimo Cucine launched a brand-new personalized kitchen system that responds to each client's individual needs. The All-arounD system boasts a modular, sleek, and state-of-the-art design. This new sustainable kitchen line is made with recycled panels and is delivered with sustainable packaging. Doimo Cucine products are also produced in a factory...
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These beautiful kitchens were made on a tight budget

Renovating a kitchen can be an expensive job, so if your culinary space is looking a little worse for wear but you don't want to splash out, why not get creative? From islands fashioned out of wooden crates to DIY concrete countertops, these incredible upcycled spaces were made on shoestring budgets. Click or scroll through, and prepare to be inspired by these bold and beautiful budget-friendly projects...

Experts Share Their Top Tips for Finding the Best Flooring for Kitchens

When brainstorming a list of must-haves for your dream kitchen, do you immediately write out Farrow & Ball–painted cabinets; a supersize island; the waterfall marble backsplash of Amber Lewis’s Malibu farmhouse; or the 4-foot-long soapstone sink in Jessie Sheehan’s New England home designed by Hendricks Churchill? We wouldn’t blame you. Those are some of our favorite features, too. But one of the biggest design decisions (and investments) you’ll make isn’t even eye level. A subtle statement maker or the perfect blank canvas, flooring for kitchens shouldn’t be an afterthought—it’s an opportunity to ground your aesthetic, but it also needs to stand up to daily wear and tear.

What’s new: It’s hush-hush, but a speakeasy and kitchen is opening in Fort Lauderdale

Got a tip for this weekly check on what’s happening in South Florida’s dining scene? Email Arlene Borenstein-Zuluaga at Stay up to date with the South Florida dining news: Sign up for our twice-weekly Eat Beat newsletter, filled with restaurant news, guides and recipes. Go to to sign up. Join our Let’s Eat, South Florida Facebook group. ...

Little Dish Offers Transparency By Publishing Recipes Of Its Children’s Meal Range

Chilled prepared children’s meal brand Little Dish is offering total transparency of its recipes by enabling customers to cook them at home. In a category that has historically caused consumers to be sceptical about quality and health, the move is designed to reassure parents and caregivers that Little Dish meals contain only natural ingredients. The children’s food company wants to show that the same flavour of its meals can be recreated at home using fresh and store cupboard ingredients. It has now published all of its ten recipes on its website so consumers can cook the meals in their own kitchens.

Iron Chef Jose Garces Launches a Baja-Taco Ghost Kitchen in Arlington

Philadelphia-based Iron Chef alum Jose Garces is returning to DC with a delivery-only taco ghost kitchen, Buena Onda. The Baja-inspired taqueria, an offshoot of his brick-and-mortar Philly shop, will start running grilled fish tacos, guac, and “buena bowls” on Friday, September 24 from an Arlington kitchen. Availability areas will vary by service—it’ll be on DoorDash, Caviar, and Uber Eats for delivery between 11 AM and 8 PM, Tuesday through Sunday.

Local Entrepreneurs Open Kitchen Tune-Up in Southern Pittsburgh

Kitchen Remodeling Franchise Creates Affordable Dream Kitchens. September 24, 2021 // // PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Kitchen Tune-Up, a national kitchen remodeling company known for five service options to update kitchens and cabinetry has arrived in Southern Pittsburgh. Meeting the growing demand from homeowners seeking to update and upgrade the look of their kitchens, South Pittsburgh’s Kitchen Tune-Up is serving homeowners throughout Dormont, Mount Lebanon, Scott Township, Collier Township, Bridgeville, Upper Saint Clair, Bethel Park, Peters Township, Venetia, Canonsburg, North Strabane and surrounding communities.
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Yogen Früz, Ghost Kitchen Brands opening 70 locations

Yogen Früz, a Canadian-based healthy frozen yogurt brand, has partnered with Ghost Kitchen Brands to open 70 locations in the U.S. and 30 in Canada by the end of 2022, according to a company press release. "Yogen Früz is a great partner for Ghost Kitchen Brands as we continue to...

When A Cookbook Is Not Enough, You Need A Kitchen Whisperer

Reader alert: Better eat before you curl up in your favorite chair with Dorothy Kalins’ new memoir, The Kitchen Whisperers, Cooking with the Wisdom of Our Friends (William Morrow), or you will find yourself ravenous!. Yes, you’ve heard of her. Maybe while she was founding editor-in-chief at Metropolitan Home? Or...

8 earthy, cozy kitchen trends we’re seeing for fall

As we prepare to round out 2021 in the coming months, one thing is for sure — the kitchen remains key. "We've spent so much time in the kitchen over the past 18 months, so people are really being mindful of how kitchen design is so essential and has a major impact on how people inhabit their homes," interior designer, Peti Lau, explains.

Restaurateurs embrace ghost kitchens in a spooky COVID world

How many restaurant concepts can operate in the same kitchen at the same time? Until more recently, the answer would likely have been rhetorical. But it’s 2021, and the obvious isn’t exactly so obvious anymore. Now, thanks to the thriving ghost kitchen trend, there can be a half-dozen or more...

5 Open Concept Kitchen Designs For 2021

Open concept kitchens have steadily become a go-to option for homes with an airy atmosphere. If you want your house’s interior with fewer walls and more utility, the open kitchen style is the right option. It includes floorplanning with minimal doors and walls which stand between the living rooms and the kitchen.