Plus: Cristy Rice's life after RHOM, Gail Simmons' fave summer dishes.

Jun 20 - The Dish

Summer is here and our Bravolebs are helping you get the most out of the season, from Kim Zolciak showing off her new body after having two twins to Gail Simmons' favorite dishes to cook for the summer. There was lots more news and gossip from the Bravoverse this week—read on to catch up.


Kim Zolciak's New Bod!
Seven months after giving birth two her two adorable twins, Kim is looking better than ever! The Don't Be Tardy... star shared new snaps of her looking in fine shape. Get it, girl!

Lydia Looks Back on the OC
Lydia may be gone from RHOC, but she's still looking back fondly on her days on the show. She opened up about which cast members she still speaks to—and also revealed whether or not she'd ever return to reality TV. "Who knows what the future holds?" she says. "That door definitely hasn't closed."

Cristy Rice's Life After RHOM
Speaking of former Housewives: this week we also looked back on former Miami star Cristy Rice. Since her departure, the Cuban-American has launched a successful swim line and been linked to Jamie Foxx. Find out what else she's been up to here.

Gail Simmons' Favorite Summer Dishes
With the warm season in full swing, who better to recommend some appropriate dishes than our own Top Chef judge Gail Simmons? She shared her favorite easy-to-prepare meals, including grilled stone fruits and summer squash. "I will roast or grill any vegetable," she says. "I love to grill."

Apollo Nida: Why I Look Up to the Baileys
Now that the drama from the latest season of RHOA has subsided, Apollo Nida is opening up on how he keeps his marriage to Phaedra Parks strong—and he looks to none other than his fellow stars, Cynthia and Peter Bailey, for inspiration. Says Apollo: "They're supportive...It's unity."

Teresa and Joe Giudice's Family Tragedy
Tragic news for the Giudices: Joe's father, Frank, passed away unexpectedly this week. He was 63 years old. Teresa thanked fans for their prayers—and fellow Housewives were quick to send their condolences too.

Andy Cohen: The Pros (and Cons) of My Job
He's got one of the best jobs in America as the host of WWHL, but even Andy Cohen admits there are some downsides to his gig. What bums him out—and what does he love about being a late-night host? Find out here.