The Best Thing I Ever Ate – Garlic


The Best Thing I Ever Ate

The Best Thing I Ever Ate – Garlic

I don’t know about you, but the Food Network (FN) is on constantly in our house.

Actually, it is usually a fight between my daughter and I for the Food Network or the Disney Channel.  On the off chance she doesn’t sweep my leg and I get the remote, one of the shows I enjoy watching on FN is “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”.  The show entails celebrity chef’s giving the down low on their favorite foods to eat and where to get those dishes.  The show usually has a theme like breakfast, BBQ, comfort food, etc.  So, I am watching the channel and see the episode of “Best Thing” coming on is all about favorite dishes with garlic……queue the teenage girl seeing Justin Bieber squeal.

Perhaps it wasn’t quite that dramatic but it is safe to say that it took me .08 seconds to hit record on the DVR.  What followed was 30 minutes of pure garlic audio/visual entertainment.  Given the number of chefs and restaurants featured, it would possibly be the worlds longest post if I tried to review them all at one time.  So, I will do a separate post for each chef/restaurant and give you the 411 on their details.

For your perusal, below are the chefs and restaurants featured in this TBTIEA episode.

Celebrity Chefs Featured:

Alex Guarnaschelli – Exec chef, “Butter” restaurant in New York City.

Melissa d’Arabian – Winner, The Next Food Network Star, season 5.

Rocco DiSpirito – James Beard Award Winner, opened Gramercy Park in Manhattan.

Adam Gertler – Runner Up, The Next Food Network Star, season 4.

Duff Goldman – Chef/owner of “Charm City Cakes” .

Eric Greenspan – Chef/owner of “The Foundry on Melrose” in Los Angeles.

Simon Majumdar – Food writer, Iron Chef judge.

Michael Psilakis – Exec chef/owner, Kefi restaurant in New York City.

Susan Spicer – Chef/owner of “Bayona” restaurant in New Orleans.

Restaurants Featured:

Kuma’s Corner
2900 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 604-8769

Bove’s Cafe
68 Pearl St.
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-6651

Rosarios Ristorante
145 SE Mizner Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 393-0758

430 Dauphine St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 525-4455

Katz’s Deli
205 E Houston St.
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-2246

Schiller’s Liquor Bar
131 Rivington St.
New York, NY 10002
(212) 260-4555

15112 Inglewood Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 675-4700

Zankou Chicken
1716 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 444-0550

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