Padma Lakshmi Welcomes a Daughter

"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi has given birth to a daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi.

Publicist Christina Papadopoulos says that the baby was born Saturday, and that both mother and daughter are "well and happy."

No other details were provided in an e-mail Monday.

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Lakshmi is host of Bravo's "Top Chef." She is the author of "Tangy, Tart, Hot & Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day" and "Easy Exotic: A Model's Low-Fat Recipes From Around the World."
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