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Old 02-06-09, 07:18 AM
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Hell's Kitchen

Carol - I'd hit it.

Lacey - I just wanna hit her.
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Old 02-06-09, 08:05 AM
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Can't argue with that
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Old 02-06-09, 08:24 AM
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I thought it was about the food.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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it was never about the food
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that's the problem with that show...
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Old 02-06-09, 08:52 AM
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It is always about the food.
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Old 02-06-09, 08:56 AM
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that's the problem with that show...
You want a show about the food then watch Top Chef, or The F-Word.

It is always about the food.
Not Hell's Kitchen. From a viewership standpoint it is about personalities.
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You want a show about the food then watch Top Chef, or The F-Word.


yup
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Old 02-06-09, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
You want a show about the food then watch Top Chef, or The F-Word.



Not Hell's Kitchen. From a viewership standpoint it is about personalities.
I watch SpongeBob Squarepants and The Simpson's if I wanna see good food. Krabby Patties and Donuts, and bacon, mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Spain... on the road Again for the experience.
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My father grew up in Hell's Kitchen... Oh you mean the show.. not the neighborhood!
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
I thought it was about the food.
Only the UK version is about the food. The US version is more about relationships and conflict that occur in a restaurant. Some of that is the way it's edited for the US audience but there do seem to be a lot more train wreck restaurants (that fail even with GR's attention) chosen for the series over there.
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Originally Posted by markhr View Post
Only the UK version is about the food. The US version is more about relationships and conflict that occur in a restaurant. Some of that is the way it's edited for the US audience but there do seem to be a lot more train wreck restaurants (that fail even with GR's attention) chosen for the series over there.
Not Kitchen Nightmares, Hell's Kitchen

Whch restaurants have failed?
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Can I just hit them all upside the head (twice for Lacey)?


Oh...and I'd "hit" Ji. Too bad we won't see her any more.
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Old 02-06-09, 11:38 AM
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Can I just hit them all upside the head (twice for Lacey)?


Oh...and I'd "hit" Ji. Too bad we won't see her any more.
How about stalkerboy? It's one thing to know these things, quite another to brag about it...
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I want to punch the big guy right in the mouth. I think Lacey is high all the time. Carol is indeed nice looking...so was Ji.
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How about stalkerboy? It's one thing to know these things, quite another to brag about it...
Yeah...that was a little freaky. I can't believe he didn't know when to shut up.
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
You want a show about the food then watch Top Chef, or The F-Word.
F-Word makes HK watchable, you can sorta see that GR is a human occasionally and not just a game show caricature.
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
Not Kitchen Nightmares, Hell's Kitchen

Whch restaurants have failed?
My bad, wrong series, I meant kitchen nightmares. The two that I can remember failing were the river side one and the warehouse district one. Wiki-always honest, honest-pedia might have more details.
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Originally Posted by markhr View Post
My bad, wrong series, I meant kitchen nightmares. The two that I can remember failing were the river side one and the warehouse district one. Wiki-always honest, honest-pedia might have more details.
yea, now i remember.
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Is that anywhere near Devil's Den?
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first couple years it seemed 'real' and worthwhile.

now it seems like the entire thing is staged, especially the last two seasons.
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I remember when I first watched Hell's Kitchen, I used to actually cringe when chef Ramsey would yell at the flunkies, I used to feel sorry for them. Now I just laugh.

I think he really has just taken his persona too far over the edge.

But, I do still find myself watching, just to see what they are going to screw up next. Even though I have no idea what they are doing, since I would be the first person kicked off the show based on my lack of cooking skills. For example, I wouldn't have a clue about how to cook a risotto...
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For example, I wouldn't have a clue about how to cook a risotto...
One can actually fake a risotto by cooking it a lot like any other kind of rice but I don't think I'd tell Ramsey that (in his kitchen anyway)
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One can actually fake a risotto by cooking it a lot like any other kind of rice but I don't think I'd tell Ramsey that (in his kitchen anyway)
yes and no. It does come out slightly different, and a person with a good pallete (like Gordon) can tell the difference.
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