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The Great British Bake Off: Biscuit Week  Season 10, Ep 2

It's crunch time with Biscuit Week, starting off with a luxurious chocolate coated signature bake, then a snack with family significance for Paul and an eye-catching showstopper
posted by kanata on Sep 4, 2019 - 35 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cake Week  Season 10, Ep 1

This series kicks off with cake week, with challenges including a retro classic technical that demands precision and intricate decoration, and a showstopper birthday cake, taking the baker's dozen back to their childhoods.
posted by kanata on Aug 29, 2019 - 43 comments

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted: Season One (All Episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

Gordon Ramsay travels around the world meeting with indigenous people to learn about their foods and cultures. In each location, he harvests new ingredients and samples new dishes. He also teams up with local legends to cook feasts to present to the native peoples.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 4, 2019 - 11 comments

Street Food: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

From the creators of the popular series Chef's Table, season one of this new series focuses on Asia, visiting nine different cities and countries. Each episode highlights the life and story of a local acclaimed street food vendor. [more inside]
posted by dnash on May 2, 2019 - 5 comments

Top Chef: Holy Macau!  Season 16, Ep 13

The five remaining contestants head to Macau for the beginning of the end of 'Top Chef' season 16. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Mar 1, 2019 - 10 comments

Top Chef: Kentucky: Naughty and Nice  Season 16, Ep 3

It's holiday time for Top Chef, and Richard Blais and Brooke Williamson help spread the festive cheer by presenting a white elephant Quickfire challenge. Then, the Chefs receive an unexpected gift as Michelin starred super Chef Eric Ripert sits down with them to celebrate an elaborate traditional French Christmas dinner. However, once the last bite is taken, Padma informs the Chefs that they’re missing the final part of the tradition of Le Revillon de Noel...the presentation of 13 desserts. It's a midnight pastry free-for-all as the Chefs try to avoid being placed on the naughty list.
posted by nightrecordings on Dec 20, 2018 - 12 comments

The Final Table: The Final Table  Season 1, Ep 0

Teams of elite chefs vie to impress the world's toughest palates as they whip up iconic dishes from nine nations in this star-packed competition. [more inside]
posted by smoke on Dec 1, 2018 - 16 comments

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Chef Samin Nosrat travels to Italy, Japan, Mexico, and California to learn about and demonstrate four of the fundamental building blocks of cooking, to teach and encourage home cooks how to think about their food beyond just following recipes. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Oct 29, 2018 - 16 comments

Book: Kitchen Confidential

After twenty-five years of "sex, drugs, bad behaviour, and haute cuisine," chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain decided to tell all. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown; from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop the Rockefeller Center to drug dealers in the East Village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable, as shocking as they are funny.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 12, 2018 - 7 comments

Ugly Delicious: Pizza  Season 1, Ep 1

You can throw ramen on top of pizza dough—but is it pizza? Chef David Chang travels to restaurants around the world in search of the best pizza in season 1 episode 1 of Netflix's "Ugly Delicious." [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Mar 2, 2018 - 14 comments

Cook's Country

Anybody want to talk about the Dec / Jan issue of Cook's Country? What did you make? How'd it turn out? Where's that damn rooster?
posted by The corpse in the library on Feb 9, 2018 - 0 comments

Top Chef: Now That's a Lot of Schnitzel  Season 15, Ep 6

For the Quickfire, Padma and Richard Blais inspire the chefs using Tasty online videos and challenge them to transform the most laborious dishes from their own menus into accessible thirty minute dishes for home cooks. Then, celebrated German chef, Keegan Gerhard, exposes the chefs to authentic Germanic food and tasks them with creating a delicious and unique Top Chef Beer Garden by putting their own spin on the cuisine and pairing a German-inspired dish with a radler. Who will be saying auf wiedersehen? (Summary from Bravo)
posted by duffell on Jan 12, 2018 - 20 comments

Top Chef: This Is Not Glamping  Season 15, Ep 5

In a competition first, Tom surprises the chefs with a twist that changes the game. After the shock wears off, the chefs are sent camping to make a 5-star meal outdoors, only to learn an unexpected storm welcomes them with a fresh blanket of snow forcing them to pull out every trick in their playbooks. With only a few heat sources and limited local ingredients, the chefs must get resourceful if they want to remain in the running. Chef Naomi Pomeroy joins the judges in the beautiful but chilly Colorado Mountains. (Summary from Bravo)
posted by duffell on Jan 5, 2018 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Little Tools, Big Challenge  Season 15, Ep 4

The chefs channel their inner child to make upscale versions of kid menu classics for Curtis Stone, Padma, and kids of local culinarians. But there’s a catch, they can only use child-sized cookware, utensils and mixers creating more than pint-sized problems. Then, after a visit to a food incubator assisting immigrant women, the chefs must dig deep into their roots to present dishes based on their own heritage for Immigrant food influencers, including Alon Shaya, Nilou Motamed and Mourad Lahlou. (Summary from Bravo)
posted by duffell on Dec 28, 2017 - 16 comments

Top Chef: Keep on Truckin  Season 15, Ep 3

In a Sudden Death Quickfire based on the iconic Denver omelet, the intensity in the kitchen is egg-ceptional as one chef completely cracks under the pressure in one of the most gut wrenching eliminations in Top Chef history as judged by Padma, Tom and Chef Lachlan Patterson. Then, the cheftestants tap into their college palates as they make dishes in food trucks for students in Boulder. Internet sensation, Logan Paul helps wrangle the diners and Chef Hosea Rosenberg joins the judges for indulgent, hangover inspired food. (Summary from Bravo)
posted by duffell on Dec 21, 2017 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Smile and Say Mise  Season 15, Ep 2

In one of Top Chef's signature Quickfires, the chefs battle against each other in a fierce Mise En Place relay. Then, acclaimed local Chef Alex Seidel invites the group to his farm to learn about his take on farm-to-table cuisine. There, they are tasked with creating a progressive meal incorporating a mystery ingredient from the farm into each dish. In this first team challenge, the sparks fly as the chefs get to know each other. (Summary from Bravo)
posted by duffell on Dec 14, 2017 - 14 comments

Top Chef: It'll Take More than Pot Luck  Season 15, Ep 1

A diverse group of chefs enter the Top Chef kitchen in Denver and are immediately put to work, tasked with making a pot luck dish to introduce themselves to the judges and their fellow competitors. Then the cheftestants prepare their modern take on a meat and potatoes dish for a blow-out block party in Larimer Square with 200 diners and Denver's biggest culinary names, including Hosea Rosenberg, Troy Guard, Frank Bonanno and Gregory Gourdet. The chefs learn the importance of the phrase 'first impressions are everything.' (Summary from Bravo)
posted by duffell on Dec 8, 2017 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Something Old, Something New  Season 14, Ep 1

Eight new chefs and eight returning chefs battle it out in Charleston, SC.
posted by duffell on Dec 2, 2016 - 6 comments

Steven Universe: Restaurant Wars  Season 3, Ep 12

When Steven dares to order off-menu from Beach Citywalk Fries, he unwittingly rekindles a feud between them and Fish Stew Pizza.
posted by Small Dollar on Jul 25, 2016 - 16 comments

Cooked: Full-season discussion  Season 1, Ep 0

A new 4-part Netflix documentary series on food, cooking, sustainability, and our relationships with what we eat and how it is prepared. Hosted and produced by Michael Pollan, inspired by his book of the same name.
posted by jbickers on Apr 9, 2016 - 7 comments

Top Chef: Finale  Season 13, Ep 15

To kick things off in the finale, Tom Colicchio shows off his cooking chops (just because he can). Then, the cheftestants' mentors show up to assist them in the final challenge: a four-course meal with a different key ingredient highlighted in each course. Familiar faces from earlier in the season return to pitch in as well.
posted by duffell on Mar 17, 2016 - 18 comments

Top Chef: Magic Hour  Season 13, Ep 14

Three chefs become four chefs as the winner of Last Chance Kitchen returns. Then they become two chefs, as two are eliminated before next week's finale. [more inside]
posted by primalux on Mar 14, 2016 - 13 comments

Top Chef: Where It All Started  Season 13, Ep 13

Artisanal toast, a quickfire elimination, and a stint in the Fleur De Lys kitchen! Familiar faces from past seasons of Top Chef (and Top Chef Masters) abound.
posted by duffell on Mar 3, 2016 - 5 comments

Top Chef: Wok This Way  Season 13, Ep 12

The cheftestants compete to chop their best suey for the quickfire challenge. Several previously-eliminated chefs return to help with the elimination challenge: developing a fast-casual dining concept!
posted by duffell on Feb 25, 2016 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Hammer Time  Season 13, Ep 11

Oakland & San Francisco! For the quickfire, the remaining 7 chefs create rap personas & matching dishes to serve to culturally relevant rap icon MC Hammer. For the elimination challenge, our chefs traverse time, space, and the San Francisco Public Library!
posted by duffell on Feb 18, 2016 - 7 comments

Top Chef: Restaurant Wars, Part II  Season 13, Ep 10

PART DEUX! It's time for dinner service. Phillip shows off his chest tats to the customers.
posted by duffell on Feb 11, 2016 - 9 comments

Top Chef: Restaurant Wars, Part I  Season 13, Ep 9

The chefs sing the "Restaurant Wars" song, and two teams go head-to-head as they prepare to open their own Chair Lunch Dinner.
posted by duffell on Feb 4, 2016 - 9 comments

Top Chef: Where's the Beef?  Season 13, Ep 8

The chefs get super soigné during the quickfire. For the elimination, 3 teams go head-to-head at a beefsteak banquet and make a lot of dick jokes.
posted by duffell on Jan 28, 2016 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Back in the Day  Season 13, Ep 7

Familiar faces abound! Antonia Lofaso returns to Top Chef to judge the quickfire. The chefs look back 10 years with their main dishes and get emotional. Michael Voltaggio walks around the kitchen with Tom and intimidates the contestants with his calm intensity. Mei Lin makes an appearance at the dinner table.
posted by duffell on Jan 21, 2016 - 10 comments

Top Chef: Banannaise  Season 13, Ep 6

San Diego! Fish tacos! A lobster freakout! A plating mishap! Sudden death quickfire! Judges' brew! Banannaise! Emeril! Blais!
posted by duffell on Jan 14, 2016 - 15 comments

Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen  Season 13, Ep 0

The Last Chance Kitchen is a web series featuring challenges in which the ousted chefs compete for a chance to re-enter the main competition. Each week, two or more chefs compete against each other in the Top Chef kitchen, with the results judged solely by Tom Colicchio. The winner(s) of each week moves on to face the next eliminated Top Chef contestant(s), while the loser is eliminated from the competition for good. The champion of the Last Chance Kitchen returns to compete in the season finale.
posted by smackfu on Jan 9, 2016 - 20 comments

Top Chef: Big Gay Wedding  Season 13, Ep 5

The chefs make "date" dishes for the quickfire, and cater a wedding for 25 gay couples (officiated by Padma!) for the elimination challenge. The inimitable Art Smith shows up to renew his vows and serve as guest judge.
posted by duffell on Jan 9, 2016 - 18 comments

Top Chef: It's a Dry Heat  Season 13, Ep 4

The chefs hang out with Jose Andres in the desert. Teams compete in a progressive meal competition. Padma goes golfing.
posted by duffell on Dec 20, 2015 - 17 comments

Top Chef: Spines and Vines  Season 13, Ep 3

Uni? Vineyard? Yes please.
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering on Dec 11, 2015 - 10 comments

Top Chef: Pop Up Pandemonium  Season 13, Ep 2

To better introduce the Chefs to the city of Los Angeles, Padma challenges them to create and open four distinct pop-up restaurants reflecting the culture of the respective neighborhoods they land in. Tom, Padma, Gail and guest judge and Pop-Up King Ludo Lefebvre eat their way through Mexican, Persian, Korean, and even Vegan cuisine to pick the best dish that celebrates LA's mosaic of cultures.
posted by smackfu on Dec 7, 2015 - 18 comments

Top Chef: Stop the Presses  Season 13, Ep 1

A collection of the country's best Chefs converge in Los Angeles where they will hit the road and compete in six cities across the Golden State. To get their feet wet, the Chefs face off in a fan favorite Quickfire challenge. Then, the Chefs must make dishes that stand out for a group of top food critics and reporters in order to survive the first elimination.
posted by smackfu on Dec 4, 2015 - 18 comments

Cutthroat Kitchen: Camp Cutthroat: Finale  Season 9, Ep 8

Contestants have to prepare fish, mac and cheese and deserts while the Bobs try to thwart them.
posted by drezdn on Sep 10, 2015 - 1 comment

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuits  Season 6, Ep 2

With cake week under their belts, the 11 remaining bakers must now prove themselves with biscuits. The signature challenge is biscotti. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Aug 13, 2015 - 6 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cake  Season 6, Ep 1

The baking challenge returns! The 12 new bakers don their aprons and head for the iconic tent. Their first signature challenge is to make a madeira cake. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Aug 5, 2015 - 16 comments

Please like "please like me"

Please Like Me is currently more than halfway through the second season, and I have a lot of feelings to share. Especially about Tom. Anyone in? What's the best way to handle it? Rewatch from Season 1? Whole season in one post? End of season 2 summary post? Something else?
posted by misfish on Sep 23, 2014 - 8 comments

MasterChef: Top 4 compete  Season 5, Ep 17

It's down to four, and the penultimate episode begins with a "battle of the sexes" competition. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Sep 10, 2014 - 3 comments

Hannibal: Kō No Mono  Season 2, Ep 11

Jack and the BAU team discover the truth about Freddie Lounds' disappearance, and Will and Hannibal become further engaged with Margot and Mason. Mason thinks Margot plans to get pregnant to produce an heir that will usurp him.
posted by reductiondesign on May 10, 2014 - 151 comments

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