Here’s Where ‘Blue Bloods’ Star Donnie Wahlberg Excels in the Kitchen

by Keeli Parkey

Fans of Donnie Wahlberg are well aware that he is a man of many talents. He has musical talent, which he showcases as part of the group, New Kids on the Block. He also has acting talent. And he showcases those skills as Detective Danny Reagan in the hit CBS series “Blue Bloods.”

According to one of his brothers, Wahlberg has other talents. This brother is the chef of the Wahlberg family. His name is Paul and he helps lead the family’s Wahlburgers restaurant chain.

Of course, there is another famous brother – Mark Wahlberg. He is the star of such films as “Boogie Nights,” “Ted,” “The Other Guys,” “The Fighter,” “The Departed,” and more. Together, Donnie, Paul, and Mark joined forces to open the Wahlburgers restaurant chain.

Unsurprisingly, when brother Paul Wahlberg is interviewed, he is asked about his famous brothers. And during a recent interview with, Paul was asked about the skills the movie star and the “Blue Bloods” star have when it comes to preparing a meal.

“You mentioned Donnie and Mark. Which of them is better in the kitchen or what are their strengths there?” Paul was asked. “In the kitchen, they both have their strengths,” Paul said at the beginning of his answer.

Next, Paul shared what his brother, Mark, does well. “Mark’s good at barbecue. He likes to cook on Sundays out on the grill, you know, for his kids,” Paul shared.

Donnie Wahlberg’s Brother Said the Television Star Enjoys Cooking for His Children

So, what does “Blue Bloods” star Donnie Wahlberg excel at in the kitchen? Well, according to his brother, Donnie is focused on his children when he cooks. “And Donnie likes to cook, and he’s cooking for the kids. What’s better than cooking for the kids?” Paul also shared.

The discussion of food then led the brother of the “Blue Bloods” star to take a walk down memory lane. That walk made him think about his late parents. “Both my parents cooked meals for us, and there were things that we gravitate towards because my dad made it, my mom made it, and those are the things that you miss most about people,” Paul Wahlberg also shared.

Restaurant Chain Owned by ‘Blue Bloods’ Star Donnie Wahlberg and His Family Has Locations Across the United States

“Blue Bloods” star Donnie Wahlberg and his family feel so strongly about food that they decided to open up a restaurant chain. That chain is the cleverly titled Wahlburgers. And, of course, they sell tasty burgers at each of their many locations.

According to the restaurant chain’s website, Wahlburgers can be found across the United States. Just a few of the locations can be found in such places as Huntsville, Alabama; Palo Alto, California; Key West, Florida; Carmel, Indiana; Boston, Massachusetts; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Memphis, Tennessee.