Not just Paris: How did the “celebrity who can’t cook” become food TV’s fastest growing genre?

Paris Hilton can’t really cook. This was evident during her pandemic-born YouTube series “Cooking with Paris,” during which she made her “infamous” Sliving Lasagna. “Sliving,” it should be noted, is Hilton’s new catchphrase; it’s a portmanteau of “slaying” and “living.” (Though Hilton appears fixated on getting “sliving” to be a thing, it hasn’t caught on yet.)

Over the course of the 15-minute video, Hilton, who was dressed in a shimmering rainbow shirt, spent an inordinate amount of time puttering around her new kitchen on the hunt for various utensils: a cheese grater, a spatula, something appropriate for stirring five tubs of ricotta cheese. 

She offered up a few tips so offbeat that they almost registered as camp. After adding too much salt to a bowl, Hilton demonstrated her “towel trick,” which involved wiping out the excess with a dampened paper towel. Despite the fact that Hilton forgot to add

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Local Eats: Brothers Seafood and Soul Food in Flint serves up seafood boils, honey chicken tenders and more

FLINT, MI — From soul food to seafood, a restaurant that opened earlier this year has hungry customers covered with its range of dishes.

Brothers Seafood and Soul Food restaurant, located at 3805 E. Court St. in Flint, opened in early February. The business is occupying a former Halo Burger location.

Owner Deondrick Louis, 27, has been cooking for years and often watched his father, who is a local chef, cook as he was growing up.

“I like to visualize and be hands-on with things, that’s what made me want to do it because he’s been doing it for years,” said Louis of the decision to pursue a business in the food industry.

Some of the items on the menu include chicken wings, fried catfish, seafood boils, seafood pasta, hibachi combos, loaded potatoes, collard greens, sweet potatoes, fried okra, mozzarella sticks and honey chicken tenders, which are one of the

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