Padma Lakshmi


How Padma Lakshmi Stays Fit When Eating Is Literally Her Job

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi revealed her secret to staying fit while sampling top-tier culinary dishes, and even shared the "autobiographical" story behind her new children's book. Watch now.

August 30, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Reveals Hot Body Secret, New Book & More!

Padma Lakshmi talks receiving 6 Emmy noms for "Top Chef," putting in work at the gym and the importance of representation while promoting her new children's book.

August 30, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Addresses Controversy Surrounding Top Chef Winner Gabe Erales

After Gabe Erales was crowned the season 18 winner of Top Chef, judge Padma Lakshmi took to Twitter and addressed his behavior on-set.

July 2, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Shares How Top Chef Managed to Cook With Its Usual Heat During the Pandemic

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi talked to E! News about how the series powered through a pile-up of challenges and her work with Stella Artois to get diners back in restaurants after a rough year.

May 20, 2021

Meet Top Chef's Season 18 Contestants

Get to know all 15 of the chef-testants who will battle it out when Bravo's Top Chef Portland premieres tonight.

April 1, 2021

Padma Lakshmi, Mario Lopez & More Stars Want You to Plan Your Vaccine in New COVID-19 PSA

Watch as NBCU talent and celebs share an important message about fighting the spread of COVID during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 22, 2021

LeBron James, Florence Pugh and More Stars React After 8 People Are Shot Dead at Atlanta Massage Parlors

Many celebrities expressed grief and anger on social media after eight people were killed at Atlanta-area massage parlors on March 16, with at least six of the victims appearing to be Asian women.

March 17, 2021

The Top Chef Portland Trailer Is Finally Here

The new trailer teases returns from some past winners and fan favorites and one hilarious celebrity guest appearance. Watch now!

February 8, 2021

17 Celebs Reveal Their Morning Routines—Trust Us, You'll Want to Take Notes

Find out how Lauren Conrad, Padma Lakshmi, Candace Cameron Bure and more stars start their days.

January 13, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Explains Why She's "Strict" About Her 10-Year-Old Daughter's Eating Habits

Find out the reason Padma Lakshmi is "strict" with her 10-year-old daughter when it comes to her eating habits.

September 9, 2020

Who Won Top Chef All Stars: L.A.?

Find out if Melissa King, Stephanie Cmar or Bryan Voltaggio took home the top prize during the finale in Italy!

June 19, 2020


Padma Lakshmi: Inside My Self-Care Routine

Exclusive: The Top Chef and Taste the Nation star reveals her go-to healthy recipe, the surprising way she's been breaking a sweat and more

June 17, 2020


Top Chef All Stars L.A. Week 13: Who Was Eliminated?

See which chef was sent home on the latest episode of Bravo's Top Chef All Stars L.A.

June 12, 2020


"F--k No!" Top Chef Contestants Sound Off on a Camping Challenge in All-New Sneak Peek

When Padma Lakshmi invites the chefs to meet her at a wilderness location, the group responds with hilarious dread

May 14, 2020

Padma Lakshmi Saying "F--k It" While Adding More Cheese to Her Food Is a Mood

Padma Lakshmi shared a new cooking video on social media, where she made a hilarious comment about cheese. Click here to watch!

April 14, 2020


Try Not to Drool While Top Chef's Tom Colicchio Whips Up a Delicious Vegetarian Dish

For an all-new What Would Tom Do?, the Top Chef judge whips up homemade Agnolotti!

April 9, 2020

"Top Chef Masters" Winner Floyd Cardoz Dies From Coronavirus

The celeb chef who won season 3 of the Bravo cooking competition has died at age 59 from complications from COVID-19.

March 25, 2020


Meal Makeover: Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi Has the Answers to Your Coronavirus Cooking Woes

Padma Lakshmi shares her tips and tricks for spicing up food while social distancing.

March 23, 2020

Preview the First Top Chef All Stars L.A. Quickfire Challenge Before Tonight's Premiere!

Take a tour of the Top Chef All Stars L.A. house and watch the first quickfire challenge before Padma Lakshmi and Tom Cholicchio⋅return to your screens tonight

March 19, 2020

From Lady Gaga to Padma Lakshmi: RuPaul's Drag Race's Most Memorable Guest Judges

Before Nicki Minaj takes the main stage as the special guest judge for the season 12 premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race, a look at the most memorable celebs who did it first.

February 28, 2020

Celebrities React to Harvey Weinstein's Guilty Verdict

The disgraced movie producer is found guilty of committing sexual offences. Ashley Judd and Padma Lakshmi take to social media to share their thoughts. Watch!

February 24, 2020

Your Favorite Top Chef Contestants Are Back in New All Stars: L.A. Trailer!

Plus, celeb guest judges include Kelly Clarkson, Ali Wong and more!

February 11, 2020

Padma Lakshmi Has the Best Reaction to Being Confused for Priyanka Chopra

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi reacts to being mistaken for Priyanka Chopra on social media. See the hilarious response.

December 30, 2019