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Sep 13, 2011 05:52 AM

Hell's Kitchen 9/12

Okay, about done with this show. That had to be the crappiest episode ever. Lost total respect for Will and Paul.

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  1. +1, it was truly ill-making. How much more staged could this sucker be?

    1. I've seen so much food reality TV, I'm having a brain fart over who the Chef was at the LA restaurant Paul and Tommy went to. Top Chef? Earlier Hell's Kitchen?

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      1. re: DavidPalmer

        Top Chef season 7, Amanda Baumgarten finished sixth.

      2. I am a reality food contest whore....I mean whore ...I spend money and band-with to watch overseas Food Contest shows. They are like my crack to me and the Fox versions are just so bad (I was going to do so like this (soooooooooooooooooo bad) but that would just add fuel to the fire.

        These shows are such bastardized versions of the overseas counter parts. You know what after about a year I'm just gonna come out and say it FOX sucks (insert body part here) mine has four letters ....that actually gives you a few options all of which are right.

        Water Grill actually has a pretty good reputation. Wasn't Michael Cimarusti there at one point? Never been but do enjoy the oyster selection at King's Fish House (The chain of said company) always get great service and fresh oysters from the bar staff.

        1. They SO threw Jennifer away NOT because she was the weakest chef; because she was their biggest competition.

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          1. re: mamachef

            Yeah it's time for individuals to get ahead any way they can.

            1. re: mamachef

              Definitely. It had nothing to do w/ Elise. But, Gordon Ramsay must have known it, it was his decision but I'm also thinking it was the producers decision. Elise is good drama. They'd already milked the crush thing.

              I don't know why the contestants fight over who should be put up for elimination anyway. Time and again, Gordon picks whoever he wants, whether the person was up front or not.

            2. Yep, Elise has their testicles safely tucked away in a little bag. Would love to see Tommy pull this out...but he is a clown.

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              1. re: Bob W

                At least those two fools had the grace to look completely embarrassed.

                1. re: mamachef

                  a right old pair of Tweedledum and Tweedledee. Sure GR knew what their plan was, it was filmed for goodness sake, so it does appear it's all about the TV ratings. Elise was NOT a better chef, she has won fewer challanges and messed up numerous portions of white salmon at $$$ per lb. Others have been told 'to get out' for less than that.

                  1. re: smartie

                    I am far from a talented or even enthusiastic cook, but even I know you cook salmon skin side down. That was just nonsensical. It's not even Chef 101, it's cooking preschool.