Fame Bites goes inside the belly of the entertainment beast. We're dishing out where the celebrities are eating, what they're eating and who they're eating with.
While it's easy to get caught up in all the hair pulling and which housewife isn't talking to the other one, we want to know the important things, like what they're eating.
Turns out, the charmingly outspoken housewife likes her snacks salty, her wine sweet, and will make a beeline for the cheese tray at any social affair.
I put up my tree every Thanksgiving, and for dinner I cooked homemade macaroni and cheese, rice, my aunt’s dressing recipe from scratch, BBQ ribs, a turkey breast from HoneyBaked ham, cakes from Neiman Marcus, green beans and collard greens.
Everyone wants certain items made from scratch like collard greens. But there are other items that you really can purchase in advance for the holidays. I know how to cook, but I’m not a big cooker - I love the holidays since they are about friends and family."
What is your favorite restaurant in Atlanta?
We film there a lot on the show and they have great sushi and a great atmosphere. I love great atmospheres - sometimes I will pass on good food for a fun atmosphere. Or a great cocktail! I love to people watch."
“The Housewives” drink a lot of wine on the show – what is your signature drink?
"You know we aren’t always drinking. We just be holding the glass sometimes! I’m a big white wine drinker. I love Riesling, sweet wines - I’m not a Chardonnay or Zinfandel or Pinot girl, but I love those sweet grapes. And for champagne, I drink Moët & Chandon Rosé - the blush."
What is one food you can’t do a day without eating?
"I eat a lot of potato chips - I’m a salt girl. I’m not a chocolate or cake person, but I am definitely a potato chip and peanuts girl."
What food or drink will make sure you aren’t "tardy for the party?"
"I’m simple - so if I were coming to your house I would go straight for the cheese and crackers. I am a big cheese connoisseur. I’m a damn rat!
My cocktail is definitely my sweet white wine. I do like margaritas. Some are tart but I like mine sweet - you can make yours sweeter by adding Grand Marnier. I make a margarita called 'The Miss Thang' with Patrón."
Who is your dream dinner date?
"It's Tyler Perry. I’m very in love with him - I’m his biggest fan. He knows that. I went to his home for a dinner thing and not only did he ask me, he asked all the housewives. I was there with Sheree [Whitfield] and Lisa [Wu Hartwell]. Tyler is super charming and he is very sexy."
What do you think is the most seductive food?
"... I think my freak number is very low and I am sometimes a very shy person. And that whole sexual thing makes me really shy. My freak number is low, child. Some fruit. Or whipped cream. That’s all I know!"
Editors Note: A "freak number" was referred to on the November 28 episode. On a scale from one to ten, it refers to how - um - adventurous one likes to get in the boudoir.
Devna Shukla is an Associate Producer for CNN's AC360°.
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