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Indy_Dem_Defender Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-08-07 07:07 PM
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49. He's right about the Food Network Cameras and Giada
I rarely watch the food network, but she does get the attention from any guy channel surfing to stop and watch.

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  -Anthony Bourdain blogs about Food network personalites. chimpsrsmarter  Feb-08-07 01:32 PM   #0 
  - I really respect Anthony Bourdain, and this is good to see  zappa_parappa   Feb-08-07 01:46 PM   #1 
  - Anthony Bourdain is an arrogant jerk.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 01:53 PM   #2 
  - hey!!!!  CatWoman   Feb-08-07 02:10 PM   #8 
  - Actually, if you've seen his shows.....  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 02:14 PM   #9 
  - Best show on TV  underpants   Feb-08-07 03:06 PM   #16 
  - I agree. My favorite show. NT  NYCGirl   Feb-08-07 03:07 PM   #17 
  - He's openly disdainful of vegetarians, downright meanspirited  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 04:08 PM   #24 
  - No, what he's disdainful of is the smug, fundie attitude that so often goes with.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 04:17 PM   #25 
     - His constant boasting about smoking and drinking....  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 04:22 PM   #27 
     - What does that have to do with what he shows on No Reservations?  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 04:25 PM   #28 
        - It's the hyperbolic proving what a tough guy crap that I cannot stomach  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 04:27 PM   #31 
           - I don't get it; he is who he is, which is one of the things I like about him.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 04:32 PM   #32 
              - What makes you think it's not an act?  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 04:34 PM   #33 
                 - Have you even watched his show?  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 04:36 PM   #34 
                    - I've watched his show. I still think it's an act.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 04:38 PM   #35 
                    - Sorry, I just don't see the chest thumping you describe. n/t  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 04:40 PM   #36 
                       - I don't see it either. Honestly, he looks like someone I'd like to hang out with.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 06:35 PM   #47 
                          - He wouldn't hang with me. I'm *gasp* vegetarian.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 09:14 PM   #55 
                          - I'm pescarian. I could deal.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 09:24 PM   #58 
                             - He doesn't just eat meat. He hates people who don't.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 09:31 PM   #60 
                                - Oh, good gawd. He doesn't "hate" vegetarians.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 09:42 PM   #61 
                                - I haven't just watched his show. I've read his books.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 09:46 PM   #62 
                                   - You see it as hate, I see it as hyperbole.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 10:02 PM   #67 
                                   - Exactly. nt  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 10:09 PM   #71 
                                   - I suggest you read 'A Cook's Tour'  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 10:35 PM   #78 
                                   - More chest-thumping.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 10:39 PM   #79 
                                   - Who said you need to feed beef cattle on grain?  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 10:45 PM   #80 
                                   - Read _Omnivore's Dilemma_ Was more impressed by  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 10:49 PM   #81 
                                   - Interesting  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 11:02 PM   #86 
                                   - He no longer works for W., and challenges RWs to be compassionate  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 11:06 PM   #87 
                                   - No.  fudge stripe cookays   Feb-09-07 06:55 AM   #90 
                                   - The Chicago bashing pissed me off long ago  xmas74   Feb-09-07 10:50 AM   #93 
                                   - I don't even live there...  fudge stripe cookays   Feb-09-07 12:35 PM   #95 
                                   - I'm from a suburb  xmas74   Feb-09-07 12:39 PM   #96 
                                   - She bashed Chicago? For WHAT?  Shakespeare   Feb-09-07 01:06 PM   #99 
                                   - Have you lived there? nt  mycritters2   Feb-09-07 01:31 PM   #101 
                                   - I've visited many, many times.  Shakespeare   Feb-09-07 01:55 PM   #103 
                                   - I lived there for a year. My car was broken into 4 times  mycritters2   Feb-09-07 01:57 PM   #104 
                                   - LOL. I didn't even criticize whatever your reason is for disliking Chicago.  Shakespeare   Feb-09-07 02:02 PM   #105 
                                   - Do a search...I think some of the threads are still out there....  fudge stripe cookays   Feb-09-07 03:06 PM   #107 
                                - Complete hyperbole. I am a fan.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 09:54 PM   #63 
                                   - The Hezbollah analogy is his, not mine.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 09:56 PM   #64 
                                      - Well, I've never heard the Hezbollah analogy.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 09:59 PM   #66 
                                      - Here:  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 10:05 PM   #68 
                                      - I don't agree with that, but I like him overall. You hate him. I get it.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 10:08 PM   #69 
                                      - Don't hate him. Disagree with him.  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 10:09 PM   #70 
                                      - Okay. You keep saying that.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 10:10 PM   #72 
                                      - And you keep arguing. Why is that? nt  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 10:12 PM   #73 
                                      - Meh.  haruka3_2000   Feb-08-07 10:13 PM   #76 
                                      - I think you're missing the point of his joke.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 10:12 PM   #74 
                                      - I am a veg*n. Don't I get to decide what's offensive to veg*ns? nt  mycritters2   Feb-08-07 10:13 PM   #75 
                                      - Nowhere did I say you couldn't be offended.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 10:18 PM   #77 
                          - I would love to hang out with him  dropkickpa   Feb-09-07 11:58 AM   #94 
                    - I really enjoyed his books, and only rarely catch him on TV  Patiod   Feb-08-07 05:28 PM   #40 
     - Hey sweetie! Check my new sigline!  bicentennial_baby   Feb-08-07 05:57 PM   #43 
        - The PERFECT sig to go with that pic!!  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 05:58 PM   #45 
        - That is awesome.  slj0101   Feb-09-07 01:52 PM   #102 
  - I have seen his shows, many many times (Mr. LIW is a fan), and I still can't stand him.  Left Is Write   Feb-08-07 05:21 PM   #37 
  - I've met Chef Bourdain  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 02:43 PM   #11 
  - why do they act like college professors though?  idgiehkt   Feb-08-07 05:27 PM   #39 
     - It's only FOOD?  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 08:00 PM   #51 
        - he could do all of that without acting hoity-toity  idgiehkt   Feb-08-07 09:12 PM   #54 
           - A kichen is not a democracy  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 09:58 PM   #65 
              - that is the attitude I hate, right there in a nutshell  idgiehkt   Feb-08-07 10:52 PM   #82 
                 - Okay, whatever.  GoneOffShore   Feb-08-07 10:58 PM   #85 
  - But... he's right.  Vash the Stampede   Feb-08-07 03:01 PM   #12 
  - How niiiiiice.  fudge stripe cookays   Feb-09-07 06:51 AM   #89 
  - I agree he can be an arrogant jerk at times  BuddhaGirl   Feb-09-07 09:38 AM   #91 
  - maybe he'LL die soon, and you can reveL in it  sniffa   Feb-09-07 12:52 PM   #97 
     - Atta boy!  ronnykmarshall   Feb-09-07 01:29 PM   #100 
  - Anybody inclined to dislike Bourdain (I LOVE the guy)....  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 01:56 PM   #3 
  - Here's his blog entry on Mario....It's funny  blitzen   Feb-08-07 02:04 PM   #4 
  - "Let us see the cloven hooves beneath those cheery clogs! Let Mario be Mario!"  Beausoir   Feb-08-07 04:06 PM   #23 
  - I do have to say that I loved Molto Mario and watched it every day.  Left Is Write   Feb-08-07 05:23 PM   #38 
  - Let's compromise: Anthony Bourdain is a smart cook, and Sandra Lee has a large rack.  RedStateShame   Feb-08-07 02:05 PM   #5 
  - Bingo!  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Feb-08-07 06:15 PM   #46 
  - As a regular watcher of Food Network and fan of Anthony Bourdain...  Reverend_Smitty   Feb-08-07 02:06 PM   #6 
  - Did you see the episode of No Reservatuions where he was in Vegas with Ruhlman?  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 02:09 PM   #7 
  - yeah that was a good episode...  Reverend_Smitty   Feb-08-07 02:15 PM   #10 
  - Have you read any of Ruhlman's books (about the Culinary Institute)?  Pendrench   Feb-08-07 03:31 PM   #20 
     - Not yet....  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 04:18 PM   #26 
     - I'll have to check out the Ripert book - thanks for the suggestion!  Pendrench   Feb-09-07 10:43 AM   #92 
     - ALL of his books are excellent, including his non-foody title  LostinVA   Feb-10-07 07:20 AM   #111 
        - Thank you for your suggestion....I'm looking at the list inside the cover of "The Reach of a Chef"  Pendrench   Feb-10-07 07:32 AM   #113 
           - No problem -- he's a good writer  LostinVA   Feb-11-07 06:11 PM   #114 
  - *hic* Is it time for *hic* cocktails yet?  underpants   Feb-08-07 03:07 PM   #18 
  - what does he say about Alton Brown?  AllegroRondo   Feb-08-07 03:01 PM   #13 
  - Glowing praise.  Shakespeare   Feb-08-07 03:03 PM   #14 
  - Nice to hear, Im a big fan of Alton  AllegroRondo   Feb-08-07 03:12 PM   #19 
     - Alton Brown is the person who got me really interested in cooking...  Emops   Feb-08-07 04:26 PM   #30 
  - He likes Alton Brown (Tony's no fool he knows good TV when he sees it!)  NYCGirl   Feb-08-07 03:05 PM   #15 
     - I agree with every one of his assessments. I've heard he can be a bit of an ass but  grace0418   Feb-08-07 10:58 PM   #84 
  - Agreed  new_beawr   Feb-08-07 03:48 PM   #21 
  - That was great. Glad he likes Giada. I do too. So, I guess Tony was guest blogging for Rulman?  zonkers   Feb-08-07 04:01 PM   #22 
  - He's right about the Food Network Cameras and Giada  Indy_Dem_Defender   Feb-08-07 07:07 PM   #49 
     - She is so vivacious.  zonkers   Feb-09-07 01:16 AM   #88 
  - The best sentence in the whole thing: "Aspire to nothingJust sit there."  Rabrrrrrr   Feb-08-07 04:26 PM   #29 
  - You know what? People such as Rachael Ray inspired me to cook more.  GOPisEvil   Feb-08-07 05:43 PM   #41 
     - I do appreciate Rachael for that. If her talking wasn't so annoying,  Rabrrrrrr   Feb-08-07 05:53 PM   #42 
        - I have come to being annoyed by her voice. I know WHY she talks so much.  GOPisEvil   Feb-08-07 05:57 PM   #44 
  - funnier than hell  leftofthedial   Feb-08-07 06:48 PM   #48 
  - I agree with Bourdain  smtpgirl   Feb-08-07 07:13 PM   #50 
  - I love Bourdain  tigereye   Feb-08-07 08:10 PM   #52 
  - I think he nails the stuff about Julia Child vs. Food Network  KurtNYC   Feb-08-07 09:08 PM   #53 
  - Dear god, yeah  dropkickpa   Feb-09-07 12:54 PM   #98 
  - Bring on more Mario, yes!  KurtNYC   Feb-09-07 11:57 PM   #110 
  - I call them "Product Placement Shows"  Ramsey   Feb-09-07 05:21 PM   #108 
  - One of the few Food Network people I miss watching  Dean Martin   Feb-08-07 09:18 PM   #56 
  - i always enjoyed his show but i'm glad he's moved over to the travel channel  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-08-07 09:21 PM   #57 
     - When I move in two months, I'll get a DVR  Dean Martin   Feb-08-07 09:29 PM   #59 
  - Cool  TBreeze   Feb-08-07 10:56 PM   #83 
  - VINDICATED! He respects and likes Giada  LostinVA   Feb-09-07 02:13 PM   #106 
     - Oh yes, as long as you're vindicated...  haruka3_2000   Feb-09-07 06:26 PM   #109 
        - Be quiet -- you agree she's hot -- and she's a great cook!  LostinVA   Feb-10-07 07:21 AM   #112 

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