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Heat Seekers

I am sure others have seen it, yet see no posts. So here goes:

Why, oh why would they have Aaron Sanchez run around the country eating hot food? Just because he is a Latin chef? Didn't he prove time and time again in Chef vs City that he can't handle spicy foods? He would be sitting there practically crying while his partner, Chris, would be wolfing down whatever they had been challenged to eat! So now there's an entire show dedicated to watching his eyes well up with tears as he and his friend talk smack to each other. Sigh.

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  1. Which is totaly funny because on Chopped he always complains about lack of spice or heat.

    1. I'm with you. Sanchez's hammy, overwrought and seemingly manufactured un-PC smacktalking gets old fast. His partner seems not to try so hard and is, for me, much easier to watch.

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      1. re: inaplasticcup

        Sanchez and his partner, Roger Mooking, are a bad pairing. Sanchez is too tall for Mooking (or, depending on your perspective, Mooking is too short for Sanchez)

      2. The way he carries on you would think he really is into spicy food, poor guy.

        1. Why the focus on the hosts? Why no mention of the food itself?

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          1. re: paulj

            Most of the show was shots of Sanchez sweating and makiing "this is way to hot" faces which is just ironic. The shows focus was not on the location ...history...chef.. whatever. I could not name one place after watching unlike a show like DDD or Man V.S. Food.

            Sanchez comes off as a nice guy nothing against him. I only know him from Chopped but every thing out of his mouth on that show is "If your going to use a chile I want to taste it" Then he tastes it and is a little baby.

            1. re: chris2269

              Yeah. There's a lot of macho posturing and really not much focus on the food except that it's hot and that it's invariably going to make Sanchez suffer...

            2. re: paulj

              Ok. It is on right now. I switched to it and Aaron is licking the outside of a glass of milk. He just said his lips and mouth are numb. He has food smeared around his mouth. Now he's eating an ice cream sandwich without his hands. It is just gross and stupid. They did not mention the flavor of the food at all.

            3. Heat Seekers is produced by Highnoon Entertainment which has shows all over cable, not just FN
              http://www.highnoonentertainment.com/...

              http://eatmoreheat.com/2011/07/heat-s...
              is a review of the show from a professional - in the hot food industry