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Top Chef: What It's Like to Be a Diner at the Taping

pete k Feb 2, 2012 02:38 PM

In case anyone was curious.


  1. gaffk Feb 2, 2012 02:50 PM

    This just cracked me up:

    Don't look directly at Padma
    Don't talk to Padma.

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    1. re: gaffk
      viperlush Feb 2, 2012 04:12 PM

      I'm guessing that it's okay to touch her?

      I want an assistant to cool my hot neck in the summer :(

      1. re: viperlush
        gaffk Feb 2, 2012 04:16 PM

        And follow me around touching up my makeup so I always at least look cool.

        ETA: And I suspect if you try to touch her, you leave the taping with several fewer fingers than you had when you entered.

        1. re: gaffk
          viperlush Feb 2, 2012 04:19 PM

          Now what if you trip and bump into her? Do you look her in the eye and apologize or drop into a ball and cry "I'm not worthy".

          1. re: viperlush
            gaffk Feb 2, 2012 04:21 PM

            I'm thinking the latter is your only option. (Plus, as a ball, there will be less damage when she stomps on you with her heels.)

      2. re: gaffk
        FoodPopulist Feb 3, 2012 01:14 AM

        Maybe some of the chefs should be forced to abide by those rules.

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