So Many Feelings

Jason Stratton's Aragona Is Closing—And Reopening as Vespolina

December's splashy Spanish opening is turning Italian.

08/21/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

So Long

An Exit Interview with Carrie Mashaney

The Top Chef contender and Aragona chef talks about what it was like to compete on the show, and the meal she missed most while she was away from home.

01/09/2014 By Chelsea Lin

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 12: Mississippi Mud Bugs

In which Carrie's future hangs in a flounder fritter.

01/02/2014 By Chelsea Lin

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 11: Giving It the College Try

In which Carrie makes squab look good, broccoli look bad.

12/19/2013 By Chelsea Lin

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 10: Like Mama Made

In which Carrie gives us a glimpse into her asparagus-foraging past.

12/12/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Hello, Gorgeous

First Look: Chef Jason Stratton's Aragona

The much-loved chef's new downtown restaurant is a knockout, thanks to hand-crafted light fixtures, intricate mosaic work, and a restrained pop of hot pink.

12/09/2013 By Chelsea Lin

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 9: Restaurant Wars

In which Carrie makes chickpea butter, which sounds a lot like hummus.

12/05/2013 By Chelsea Lin

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 8: Piggin' Out

In which Carrie's hot sauce is too... hot.

11/21/2013 By Chelsea Lin

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 4: Captain Vietnam

In which Carrie boards a fruit-stocked party bus for an education on Vietnamese cooking.

10/24/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 3: Commander's Palace

In which Carrie puts an egg on it and dines at Commander's Palace.

10/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 2: Rebuilding New Orleans

In which Carrie makes forest green gumbo and MacGeyvers a rolling pin out of a giant wine bottle.

10/10/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Stalking Top Chef

So What Did Everyone Else Think of Carrie Mashaney's Top Chef Debut?

Was the One Direction reference really necessary?

10/09/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

TV Recap

Top Chef New Orleans Episode 1: Soiree in the Swamp

"Maybe I'm not as bad as I think I am!": Carrie cooks with frog and earns some serious beads...while keeping her clothes on.

10/03/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle on TV

'Top Chef' Returns Tonight with Carrie Mashaney Doing Battle

The Spinasse and Aragona chef takes on the New Orleans season.

10/02/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Stalking Top Chef

Seattle's Carrie Mashaney Will Compete on 'Top Chef'

The New Orleans season just got interesting.

08/13/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Article

Seattle’s Rising Star Chefs

No, you haven’t heard of these chefs. Yet.

05/22/2013 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion