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Mar 6, 2014 12:11 PM

MTV's House of Food

So we've got this coming at the end of March: Brooke Williamson and two other chefs coach a Real World house of aspiring chefs how not to burn things:

Now I just have to figure out which channel is MTV.

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  1. Just out of curiousity I went on the MTV site for the show. Lo and behold my son is one of the MTV contacts in NY. I will have to ask him about the show..he's been busy with other shows and I haven't had the chance to speak to him about it. Looks interesting!

    1. Like Real World meets Hell's Kitchen. The MTV ads are actually calling the contestants "sorta chefs" as opposed to "aspiring chefs." I'll record at least the first episode. And MTV has such a high ratio of commercials to content that I can't say I'll have wasted a lot of time on it if it's more like Real World than like Hell's Kitchen.

      1. Remember when the [something] in "MTV's House of [something]" was "Style?" And it was all about supermodels looking beautiful. (And, I guess, being generally moronic and shooting heroin between their toes and doing other supermodel stuff. I actually never watched it with the sound on.)

        How fat we've become. Pass the maple-bacon doughnuts.

        1. So...did anyone watch this tonight? I'm watching the repeat Apparently, anyone with a Pinterest account can now get onto a reality cooking show.

          ETA: I should probably admit that MTV shows are a guilty pleasure of mine. But this one might be TOO guilty.

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          1. re: Wahooty

            I was hoping it would be more about the food and less about the juvenile drama for once, but that was apparently too much wishful thinking. I won't watch again.

            A shame, because the combined talent of the mentors could have made this a fantastic series. And they tried their best to maneuver around the drama. [I know, I know, it's a reality show.]

            1. re: nikkihwood

              Um...the food looks awful. I'm not sure I want the show to be about it. I did like the teaching segment...I will most likely watch one or two more episodes just to see the mentors in action, but might have to record them so I can fast-forward the nonsense.

            2. re: Wahooty

              The skill level of applicants really disappointed me, except for the part where they're on MTV and it figures. I wanted to root for Meat Muffin as an underdog but she seems to have talked herself out of the job already.

              The chefs are funny though. "You're talking???"

            3. I assume I'm the only one who watched episode two? Surprise (not) the girl who was going to quit, didn't quit. The actual surprise was that it took FORTY MINUTES into a one hour show before they began doing any cooking, and none of the instructional segment was shown.

              Even worse than I thought it might be. Feh.

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              1. re: ratgirlagogo

                Oh but that house. If it's not the star of this show it should get its own spinoff.