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by diminishingskills » Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:36 pm
by e0y2e3 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:25 pm
by mattvan1 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:30 pm
by Larvell Blanks » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:20 am
by Bill the Butcher » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:18 pm
4thQtrGlory wrote:If we got all that, i would hang a browns flag from my boner for 2 weeks straight...
by Hi Oktane » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:53 pm
by e0y2e3 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:56 pm
Hi Oktane wrote:OK, I will admit to watching every episode to-date of TC (was there a more entertaining contestant than last year's Andrew?); BUT you're not going to get me to admit my inexplicable (outside of Heidi Klum) addiction to Project Runway. What? Dammit! You're a witch, DS.
by Steve Buffum » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:47 pm
by diminishingskills » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:10 pm
by Ziner » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:51 pm
DiminishingSkills wrote: Sneaky Hot Antonia
DiminishingSkills wrote:BTW, am I the only one who giggles when they flash the text saying that he is the chef at the DiLido Beach Club? I always think it says "dildo". Yes, I have the humor level of an eight-year-old, why do you ask?)
by e0y2e3 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:55 am
by dmiles » Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:18 am
by diminishingskills » Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:20 am
e0y2e3 wrote:Alright, Andrew sucked (even though he was amusing) because he lived about ten years beyond his expiration date. The guy was funny for the first five or so rounds, then he got stale and he could not cook a damn thing. He was a wanna be CJ (one of my top three contestants of all time).
As for "PR" I am sorry. Really.... Back in school when the first season premiered we would have to wait for the girls to get done with "PR" before they would even come out... being intrigued I checked it out. I left with one conclusion, you have to be a girl or be gay to really enjoy this. Otherwise you would be sane and just DVR best week ever and catch them making fun of all the peeps.
by Stolliosis » Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:01 am
3) Hung- He idolized Marcel and he beat Casey.... die! die! die!
by Hi Oktane » Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:49 am
e0y2e3 wrote:My List of Top Chef Contestants I Most Want To Punch in the Face:
My favorites in a jumble:Harold, CJ, Sam, Stephen, Cliff, Casey, Ilan (yeah, I know how to pick 'em)
I left with one conclusion, you have to be a girl or be gay to really enjoy (PR).
by e0y2e3 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:02 pm
by Steve Buffum » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:13 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:3) Something in my brain cannot watch a show about designing clothes, but to each his/her own....
by diminishingskills » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:28 pm
1) I think a lot of our differences over Andrew are tied to the fact that you didn't really start watching before last season. I think the cooking was very good last season, but as a whole it was my least favorite cast (personality wise) thus far. That said, Andrew in the Bears helmet was one of the highlights and I am willing to cede your point on us not actually tasting the food (although if I had any skillz I would just steal the recipes from the Top Chef website and do my thing, but I am void of skillz)
2) Jen absolutely should have been included, my mistake. I'll squeeze her in just above Andrew.
3) Something in my brain cannot watch a show about designing clothes, but to each his/her own....
4) I still need to catch up on this season (planning on it this weekend as I said) then I'll be able to comment on this season v. last.
by Steve Buffum » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:39 pm
DiminishingSkills wrote:Good deal. Not to poison your viewpoint, but I think it is objectively true that this season's chefs don't got the game that last season's had.
by El Heffe » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:45 pm
by Ziner » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:55 pm
El Heffe wrote:Seriously, DEVILED EGGS!!!???
by Steve Buffum » Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:09 pm
Ziner wrote:Why the hell would anyone want to eat 6 deviled eggs?
by Hi Oktane » Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:33 pm
El Heffe wrote:Although Natasha Richardson was just fine in that episode.
by Steve Buffum » Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:36 pm
Hi Oktane wrote:El Heffe wrote:Although Natasha Richardson was just fine in that episode.[smartass]Does Natasha Richardson have breasts? I couldn't quite tell. [/smartass]
by jack_tors » Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:56 pm
by Hi Oktane » Fri Dec 19, 2008 4:20 pm
jack_tors wrote:Speaking of woman on Top Chef, does anyone find Leah hot? http://www.bravotv.com/Top_Chef/season/5/bios/bios.php?c=leahI remember Hosea saying he thought she was hot but I am kinda on the fence. She totally has the girl next store look going on but I wouldnt go as far as to say she is hot. Any thoughts?
by diminishingskills » Fri Dec 19, 2008 4:52 pm
by jack_tors » Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:53 pm
Hi Oktane wrote:jack_tors wrote:Speaking of woman on Top Chef, does anyone find Leah hot? http://www.bravotv.com/Top_Chef/season/5/bios/bios.php?c=leahI remember Hosea saying he thought she was hot but I am kinda on the fence. She totally has the girl next store look going on but I wouldnt go as far as to say she is hot. Any thoughts?Good call, Jack. To me, Leah is one of those chicks you look at and say, "hey, she's kinda hot". Then the next time you see her, you wonder to yourself, "what the hell was I thinking?". Back and forth...with no finite resolution. Didn't they make a Seinfeld episode based on this very phenomenon?
by Hi Oktane » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:12 pm
by Dozen » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:23 pm
DiminishingSkills wrote:Any other Top Chef fans out there?I am addicted to this show, as in Chipotle addicted -- I simply have to have my fix on Wednesday nights. Don't know if it is because of the food, the competition, the reality-show drama (and I normally can't stand reality shows), Gail Simmons' huge rack, the potential appearance of Anthony Bourdain as a guest judge, or the lovely Padma Laskhmi as host. (Actually, I do know. It's Padma. I'd watch the show if it were just her reading from a phone book for 60 minutes.)I know of at least a couple of board regulars who need their fix too (I won't "out" them here though) ... wondering if anybody else likes the show.
by diminishingskills » Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:24 pm
by Steve Buffum » Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:37 pm
DiminishingSkills wrote:"There is no reason to eat vegetables when there is meat and fish around"? I Heart Fabio.
by Ziner » Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:50 pm
by e0y2e3 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:06 pm
DiminishingSkills wrote:Preview from next week's episode"There is no reason to eat vegetables when there is meat and fish around"? I Heart Fabio.BTW -- on a Top Chef-related note -- if you are ever in the Boston area and get the chance to eat at Blue Ginger, the restaurant of Ming Tsai (who has been a guest judge on a couple of episodes), go. Great food. Got to see Ming himself; was tempted to ask him if Padma lights up between takes, or if she is just that naturally mellow.
by Inspector Butters » Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:09 pm
by Ziner » Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:19 pm
Inspector Butters wrote:Anyone else out there think they should give Andrew from Season 4 his own reality show?
by Ziner » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:14 pm
by Inspector Butters » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:30 pm
Ziner wrote:Everytime Karla speaks I want to rip her head off. Where the hell was the Browns Helmet.
by jack_tors » Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:32 am
Steve Buffum wrote:While I'm here, the British judge must die. He is beyond awful. Transcendently bad. Awful, awful, awful.
by Ziner » Wed Feb 04, 2009 11:38 pm
by jack_tors » Thu Feb 05, 2009 2:49 pm
Ziner wrote:Hey Carla.... Just prayin she is gone this show.
by skatingtripods » Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:41 am
jack_tors wrote:Ziner wrote:Hey Carla.... Just prayin she is gone this show.Serious B.S. that Jaime went home.
by diminishingskills » Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:29 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:37 pm
by diminishingskills » Sun Feb 15, 2009 6:04 pm
by metalhead9x9 » Sun Feb 15, 2009 6:35 pm
by diminishingskills » Sun Feb 15, 2009 7:13 pm
metalhead9x9 wrote:Steffan caught a huge break. Overcooking your protein seems to be mortal sin territory on the show and he squeaked into the final four. That said, I'll be both surprised and not so surprised if he does or doesnt take home the competition. He's the most talented chef I've seen out of the couple seasons I've watched, but the show's hyped him as so unstoppable that they might be setting up a huge giants-pats super bowl 42 upset.
by e0y2e3 » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:15 pm
by diminishingskills » Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:13 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Best episode of the season.Carla reminds me of the greasy lesbian from last year. Average at best cooks who should have been eliminated multiple times getting lucky at the end with dishes that are right in their wheel house and squeaking into the finals.I hate them both and if they never get a chance to be on television again the world will be a better place.Fabio was my hero last week.And yes, Blais was the best ever. How he managed to lose is still beyond me.
by Orenthal » Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:03 am
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