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Guy Fieri travels across America in search of the finest cuisine. Barefoot Contessa dishes also contain plenty of charm!
Diners Drive-Ins and Dives
Guy Fieri travels across America in search of some of the finest “greasy spoon” eateries.
He visits various establishments and meets their owners while testing out the food on offer. Many episodes showcase restaurants connected by an obvious theme like burgers or comfort foods.
Since we last saw Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives it remains one of the most beloved shows on television – it has even visited Michigan a whopping 16 times!
Producers scout locations for filming while viewers submit suggestions by email. Prior to filming, a production team compiles everything into an inventory list and then the host makes his or her decision as to where they go next.
No matter if it be her books, show or website; Ina Garten is one of Food Network’s most beloved chefs. Her soothing presence and straightforward recipes have won over fans everywhere.
White House budget analyst before leaving her position to launch a specialty food store. When that proved successful, she sold it and embarked on writing cookbooks full-time.
Barefoot Contessa was Ina Garten’s groundbreaking first book and one of the best-selling cookbooks ever published. Readers were invited into her store, where recipes for her most beloved items could be found. Since its publication, it has sold an astonishing 17 million copies worldwide!
After her success with O, The Oprah Magazine columns and cookbooks under her own name, Ina Garten embarked on writing more than two dozen cookbooks under the Barefoot Contessa moniker while also creating her own line of packaged baking mixes, sauces and marinades: Barefoot Contessa Pantry with business partner Frank Newbold.
Daytime Emmy winner and long-running host of Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten is one of the channel’s most beloved stars. She’s well known for her lighthearted demeanor, effortless friendliness, and mouthwatering recipes – no surprise she enjoys such a devoted following.
Garten was self-taught but quickly rose through government jobs before opening an East Hampton specialty food store that would become one of its kind in America. She went on to write numerous bestselling cookbooks and become the host of an Emmy Award-winning show about cooking.
Be My Guest with Ina Garten will premiere Saturday, March 26 at 12 p.m. on Food Network and Discovery+ simultaneously. She will not only cook and host, but will also host guests such as actress Emily Blunt and actor Nathan Lane for this episode.
This series will be shot in the same “barn” where she filmed Barefoot Contessa; actually it is actually a guest house with plenty of working space and has provided the ideal environment for filming her show, along with ample working space and kitchen facilities from both houses to complete production of it.
Chopped provides an entertaining family activity or can serve as an easy introduction to cooking for those just starting out, alike. Four chefs compete against one another as they use mystery basket ingredients such as Gummi Bears to prepare three-course meals in 90 minutes or less.
Every episode, a panel of judges “chops” one chef who fails to meet expectations in terms of taste, presentation and creativity. At the end of every round, one winner stands tall to claim their $10,000 prize.
Although this may sound like a good plan, the reality doesn’t hold up in practice. According to the AV Club, real world judging processes may take much longer than what happens on TV shows.
Unfortunately, the show features arrogant chefs who always have something negative to say about other chefs. On too many episodes, judges have eliminated chefs without objective basis – sometimes simply on subjective criteria like plate presentation, sweetness of desserts or amount of food on plates.