Top Chef

Well, let’s see if this one gets censored by the Bravo TV facists. I am 0 for 3 so far. Yes, it was good to see Jamie go, but this week, she probably shouldn’t have.  This season that I thought couldn’t get worse, has. First,m they rip off the Food Network’s Next Iron Chef Show […]

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Virgil on January 9, 2011

I have to admit that I am still watching the All Stars season, as bad as it is, and it got worse with last week’s episode and the elimination of Casey. I have no axe to grind, none of my favorites have been eliminated yet. First thing is that Tony Bourdain, touted as a judge, […]

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Virgil on January 7, 2011

I’ve written many posts about food TV and what I like and dislike about various shows. After a few years of being an avid viewer, I see some disturbing trends. Profit above quality (the American way, why should I be surprised?) Contrived judging in competition shows (maybe it has been biased all along, but at […]

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Virgil on December 24, 2010

Looks like the person with the worst dish is going to get ANOTHER pass. If so, the show has become a farce. Yep, Spike goes home and Jamie skates again. She must be serving Tom Colicchoo more than food and Jen (bogus elimination in a previous episode when Jamie didn’t even cook) must have refused […]

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Virgil on December 16, 2010

I’ve been meaning to comment about this show, the third episode is tonight. I wanted to post this before the show because I am hoping that they reverse last week’s elimination. Jen was eliminated and there were three other chefs that should have gone before her. I believe that Tom Colicchio and crew have integrity […]

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Virgil on December 10, 2010

These days, about the only TV I watch is food oriented shows and a few other things like Masterpiece Mysteries and Premier League football (Go Liverpool!). For me, this was a somewhat late development, as I have never, and am still not, one to watch the how-to-cook shows like Emeril and Rachael Ray. What got […]

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