Thursday, October 12, 2006

R&B singer Kelis Cookbook

The Denver Post (that's right, not TMZ or even in this case TasteTV) has got the celebrity buzz on food:
"R&B singer Kelis is so famous for her milkshakes she's planning a cookbook that will include a recipe for her tasty treat, among other things. Kelis was inspired to do the cookbook, she told World Entertainment News Network, after creating meals for her boyfriend and fellow performer Nas. "Most of my girlfriends don't cook 'cause they think it's too much work. In the book, I show people the basics so they don't get intimidated."

Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick usually are rivals on the court, but last week the two tennis aces were sous chefs for chef Mario Batali. Agassi and Roddick donned aprons at the Dacor Taste of Tennis party in New York, a precursor to the U.S. Open championships which began Monday. Russian star Maria Sharapova also showed off her culinary skills. The event raises money for City Harvest, a charity that collects excess food from shops and restaurants and then redistributes it to needy people around New York.

Clint Thoman, a bartender at TAO at Las Vegas' Venetian casino, has created a drink he calls the Britney Spears. The concoction consists of Stoli Raspberry, fresh raspberries, lemon wedges, sugar, sour mix and 7Up. Thoman told Las Vegas' Celebrity Week he brewed up the cocktail because "Britney is a down- "

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