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Oct 31, 2013 07:58 AM

Last Chance Kitchen 10/30/2013 - Spoiler Alert!


Why is Michael such a douchebag? "So what's going on over there, beautiful?" I'd like to see someone slap him upside his inflated head with a sexual harassment lawsuit.

I was not a fan of Janine previously but am finding myself warming to her a bit now that we can see some more personality. I hope she does well in the competition.

Also: How do we complain to Bravo about their putting the "recipe for this week's winning dish" link, including a photo of the dish, right at the top next to the video? HUGE spoiler. Not cool.

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  1. I was sorry to see her go so early, I think she had a lot to show us. Some of these other guys going early didn't have nearly her skill level.

    1. With all the time he spent gathering his ingredients, he should have spent more time looking for the butter.

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      1. re: chefhound

        For as much as he babbled on and on about how butter is essential to risotto, you'd think he would spend more than a nanosecond looking for it.

        And whipped cream in risotto ?

        1. re: C. Hamster

          You'd think he might be aware of the fact that butter is nothing more than overwhipped cream...

        2. re: chefhound

          There were boxes right in front of him in the refrigerator! I loved how the producers played that slow, lethargic music as he was getting all his items together. I knew he was going to lose when he could make great risotto because his mom is Italian. It didn't help him w/ his arancini, either! Even as he left because his risotto wasn't good, he still thinks it's not him! His "when you put out good food and it's not appreciated..." comment was so him.

        3. i feel the same, davis - i'm warming up to Janine too.

          Michael is a total douchebag. it's telling that the losing chefs in the greek chorus consider his douchebaggery a show of "confidence". Michael is seriously in a dream world about his talents. His Italian nonna woulda kicked him in the coglioni for using cream instead of butter.

          1. I'm just sorry we'll have to hear his douchebag sexist comments as he sits on the sidelines of LCK. And I'm sure there will be some as long as Janine is still competing.

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            1. re: Leepa

              You're right! What a horrible realization. Maybe the others will drown him out.

            2. I watched it last night - Michael remains completely clueless on how to interact with people. I was glad to see Janine win LCK again. When Michael said he "couldn't find any butter in the fridge", Tom C's incredulous look said it all. He spent so much time looking for other ingredients (which it seems he never used after making a plain risotto?), and he couldn't find butter?

              And then he starts to walk away from the LCK Kitchen without his knives and Tom had to remind him to take them. "You might want them." And Michael's response "Well, maybe not."

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                1. re: Worldwide Diner

                  Not in a good way. It could be that he's not taking meds he's supposed to be on, and/or taking meds not prescribed for him.