Celebrity chef and Guy's Big Bite star Guy Fieri, 44, is reeling from a New York Times review that utterly skewered his new Manhattan restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. Pete Wells, who reviewed the restaurant, wrote 34 rhetorical questions about the restaurant, beginning with, "Guy Fieri, have you eaten at your new restaurant in Times Square?" He went on to criticize the food and the service, saying his drink tasted like "radiator fluid and formaldehyde" and giving the place an overall rating of "poor.
When you're rich and famous, there are plenty of ways to give back, but rocker Jon Bon Jovi has found a way that sounds really tasty. Along with his wife Dorothea, Bon Jovi opened The JBJ Soul Kitchen, a "pay-what-you-can" restaurant that serves such upscale dishes as cornmeal crusted catfish, grilled salmon and grilled chicken breast with homemade basil mayo.