Smitherman-Tarrant hasn’t really made headlines since. Earlier this year, she gave birth to her second child.
After serving less than two years of a five year sentence, Portwood was released from prison in 2013 thanks to good behavior.
In London, the trickle is now a torrent: this year, Monica Galetti, Anne-Sophie Pic and Clare Smyth – all chefs with impeccable credentials – are joining the ranks of the capital’s restaurateurs.
Galetti’s new place, Mere, comprises a smart ground-floor bar and the light-flooded basement of a handsome, listed Georgian building on Charlotte Street.
The 24-year-old mom of 5-year-old Leah is now reportedly dating a man 19 years her senior – and he has a criminal wrap sheet longer than hers.
Leah Messer-Calvert split with husband Corey Simms, the father of her twins Ali and Aleeah, in 2011 after two years of marriage.’s Whitney Purvis welcomed her second son with on-again off-again boyfriend Weston Gosa in October.
She and Kaiser’s dad Nathan Griffith just moved into a new home and both of them are in school full-time.
After dumping her screw-up baby daddy Adam Lind, Houska has moved on with 25-year-old traffic specialist Cole De Boer.
Reviews for the place are generally favourable on Yelp, which comes as little surprise, and the kitchen is open so you can peer in and see the robotic chefs turning their heated drums to make your food.
It is a welcome sign of the restaurant business’s growing maturity that news of a woman chef opening her own place is no longer thought a novelty.