Padma Lakshimi

Meet the 30 Most Influential People in Food

Who can deny that food has gone from simple sustenance to trendy to a topic that has come to dominate our lives—whether having to do with public health, personal wellness, […]

Who Should Be Time’s Person of the Year?

At the Time & Life building in New York this afternoon, media types convened over lunch to hear a rather diverse panel of newsmakers—including former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Today host Matt Lauer, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi—discuss who should receive the title of