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Aug 12, 2011 11:47 AM

Top Chef Just Desserts ... Again

Many on Chowhound who watched Season 1 through to the bitter end thought TCJD was kind of a trainwreck, with all the nastiness, freakouts, etc., but apparently it paid off for Bravo, because Season 2 premieres August 24.

Anyone here intend to watch?

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  1. I think I will.

    I dont have much of a sweet tooth myself, but I'm always facinated by all the creativity...

    I didnt mind the fist season of JD, for that reason - I found most of the desserts really creative.
    Plus, I have to confess that I don't mind a bit of drama thrown into my reality cooking shows!

    1. Absolutely. Who doesn't love a good train wreck?

      1. Why would one watch reality TV if it weren't for the train wrecks?

        1. Depends on the contestants. You can usually tell after the first couple of episodes how deep into the "likely to be a drama queen" well they went in selecting them. The first season was headache inducing.

          1. As much as I enjoy Top Chef, I despise TC just desserts, just don't care anything about, or for, this decorative cake thing that FN has cultured and TC has now jumped into...but to each his own, right?

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            1. re: picklelicious

              "this decorative cake thing" - yep.

              I slogged through the first two episodes of the first season and realized I just didn't care about the food they were making. The fact that so many of the cheftestants were so supremely annoying didn't help either, but it was secondary for me.