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  TeeVee Archive: Kitchen Confidential: A Matter of Taste
Same goes for Kitchen Confidential, Fox’s new culinary sitcom; whether you clamor for more or spit it out depends entirely on your taste in comedy.
Kitchen Confidential moves with the blistering pace of classic screwball comedy, with visual, verbal, and auditory gags flying from every direction.
Kitchen Confidential’s terrific cast deserves the lion’s share of the credit for the show’s graces.
www.teevee.org /archive/weblog/2005/09/23/155050.html   (806 words)

 Kitchen Confidential: Dinner Date With Death - TV Squad
Prison, like the kitchen, is an all male environment and the "classic psychology" of men who are without or denied the company of women is that they "do it" with each other.
But, outside of the kitchen, in an environment where there are women, the youngest chef is seen seated next to a woman on a bench in the restaurant.
In fact, the whole point of the second episode (Larroquette was presented merely as a distraction for the action in the Kitchen) from the kitchen IMHO) was to establish, literally, that the youngest chef is at the bottom of the "pecking order", as it were.
tvsquad.com /2005/10/03/kitchen-confidential-dinner-date-with-death   (1586 words)

 Zap2it - TV news - FOX Re-Opens 'Kitchen' in November
12:14 PM PT As "Kitchen Confidential" has only aired three episodes, none of them to much of an audience, you'd be forgiven for thinking that FOX had given up on the show, network protestations to the contrary aside.
The first episode back for "Kitchen Confidential" will be one featuring star Bradley Cooper's former "Alias" co-star, Michael Vartan.
"Kitchen Confidential" has struggled in the Nielsens during its brief time on the air.
tv.zap2it.com /tveditorial/tve_main/1,1002,271|98270|1|,00.html   (218 words)

 the futon critic - kitchen confidential   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL: Jack (Bradley Cooper, L) lays down the law to Seth (Nicholas Brendon, C) and Steven (Owain Yeoman, R) about how the kitchen should be run in KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL, the new half-hour comedy premiering on FOX.
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL: Jack (Bradley Cooper, L) is relieved when Pino (Frank Langella, R) reads the excellent review of the restaurant in KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL, the new half-hour comedy premiering on FOX.
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL: Once-celebrated chef Jack Bourdain, who was exiled from the prestigious restaurant business, is offered an opportunity to get back in the game as a head chef at a top New York restaurant.
www.thefutoncritic.com /specials/fox200506pilots/kitchen.html   (178 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Kitchen Confidential: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kitchen Confidential is for diners who believe that their sublime sliver of seared foie gras, topped with an ethereal buckwheat blini and a drizzle of piquant huckleberry sauce, was created by a culinary artist of the highest order, a sensitive, highly refined executive chef.
More likely, writes Anthony Bourdain, that elegant three-star concoction is the collaborative effort of a team of "wacked-out moral degenerates, dope fiends, refugees, a thuggish assortment of drunks, sneak thieves, sluts and psychopaths," in all likelihood pierced or tattooed and incapable of uttering a sentence without an expletive or a foreign phrase.
Both happens a lot in the book but it all helps convey the gristy salty experience it must be to stand with a kitchen akin a bedlam and roomful of people waiting for the soufflé that just collapsed.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0747553556   (1216 words)

 Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In Kitchen Confidential, he expanded that appetizer into a deliciously funny, delectable shocking banquet that lays out his 25 years of sex, drugs, and haute cuisine.
From his first oyster in the Gironde to the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, from the restaurants of Tokyo to the drug dealers of the East Village, from the mobsters to the rats, Bourdain's brilliantly written, wild-but-true tales make the belly ache with laughter.
Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.
www.harpercollins.com /book/index.aspx?isbn=9780060934910   (604 words)

 Kitchen Confidential - The TV IV
Kitchen Confidential - The TV IV And the Nominees Are...
Kitchen Confidential (2005) is a situational comedy loosely adapted from Anthony Bourdain's novel of the same name.
The series takes place in a high class restaurant where Bourdain has been given a second chance at stardom after pissing away his career on partying and substance abuse.
tviv.org /Kitchen_Confidential   (259 words)

 Kitchen Confidential - Zap2it - TV Show
Out of the blue, Jack is offered an opportunity to get back in the game as head chef at a top New York restaurant.
There's just one problem: the owner gives Jack just 48 hours to fully staff his kitchen and prepare to dazzle over 300 customers -- including the food critic for the New York Times (who also happens to be a jilted ex).
"Kitchen Confidential" is based on renowned chef Anthony Bourdain's best-selling autobiography.
tv.zap2it.com /tveditorial/tve_main/1,1002,273|3966|1|,00.html   (189 words)

 Amazon.com: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly: Books: Anthony Bourdain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
More likely, writes Anthony Bourdain in Kitchen Confidential, that elegant three-star concoction is the collaborative effort of a team of "wacked-out moral degenerates, dope fiends, refugees, a thuggish assortment of drunks, sneak thieves, sluts, and psychopaths," in all likelihood pierced or tattooed and incapable of uttering a sentence without an expletive or a foreign phrase.
His fast-lane personality and glee in recounting sophomoric kitchen pranks might be unbearable were it not for two things: Bourdain is as unsparingly acerbic with himself as he is with others, and he exhibits a sincere and profound love of good food.
He suggests that restaurant food is better during the weekdays when a chef is preparing food for what he believes to be his regular customers, whereas weekend food is for tourists and has to be rushed by the nature of the crowds.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/0060934913   (2258 words)

 TV Squad
Kitchen Confidential to be replaced by Arrested Development reruns
For those of you Kitchen Confidential fans that had resigned yourselves to the fact that, even though the show was cancelled, at least there were nine new episodes left to see, I have some bad news.
FOX isn't airing Kitchen Confidential tonight (they're showing two hours of Prison Break for 8 to 10 instead), and as if fans of the show (and Alias) didn't have enough to be ticked about, the episode they were supposed to air?
www.tvsquad.com /category/kitchen-confidential   (1393 words)

 Beacon TV: Kitchen Confidential,'' R.I.P.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kitchen Confidential,'' R.I.P. I was looking up something else on the Fox Web site today and saw that ''Kitchen Confidential's'' return proved horribly brief.
After bad ratings for Monday's telecast, the network has yanked the show again, and this time it won't be back.
December 9, 2005 in Kitchen Confidential, Television
blogs.ohio.com /beacon_tv/2005/12/kitchen_confide_1.html   (439 words)

 superchefblog: Kitchen Confidential: Spiceless
Fox's Kitchen Confidential has no story and only glimmers of the sex-drugs-rock'n roll excess of the book, thanks partly to the severe limitations of a prime-time slot on a national network TV channel.
A restaurant kitchen might have been the best stage to break the fact that Latinos are now the backbone of American restaurant dining, right there, on prime-time television.
Part of the book Kitchen Confidential is about Bourdain's simply surviving his own self-destructiveness, accepting that in some respects "I suck" (p.
www.superchefblog.com /2005/09/kitchen-confidential-spiceless.html   (1185 words)

 Kitchen Confidential TV Show - Kitchen Confidential Television Show - TV.com
More Pictures "Kitchen Confidential," based on Bourdain's memoir about food, drugs and working in the kitchens of top restaurants.
Tell the world what you think of Kitchen Confidential, write a review for this show.
The Emmy Award-winning comedy series ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT revolves around MICHAEL BLUTH (Jason Bateman), the “normal” one in a family of crazies, who is forced to stay in Orange County and run the...
www.tv.com /kitchen-confidential/show/33728/summary.html   (597 words)

 Kitchen Confidential
A great deal of what he writes seems to be designed to offend and grab the readers attention while other parts are an informative narrative of what life in this business is really like.
After reading his book I can only hope to never work in any of the kitchens he has passed through.
While he seems to be a staunch supporter of his kitchen staff he does not spare any other segment of the restaurant industry from the sharp side of his pen-including his customers.
www.globalchefs.com /cookbook/archive/cook008kit.htm   (240 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Books | Audio | Kitchen Confidential, written & read by Anthony Bourdain
Kitchen Confidential, written and read by Anthony Bourdain
If it doesn't succeed in deterring anyone from a catering career, Bourdain's funny, raw depiction of restaurant kitchen hell will surely get the queasier diner barfing.
Behind the baize doors, they all sound the same: sweatshops where mutilated junkies trade insults and can be fired at the drop of a carrot.
books.guardian.co.uk /audio/story/0,1317,639264,00.html   (116 words)

 KITCHEN TV - quality reviews, price listing from De-Item.com
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KC has a ton of potential, - Cached - Kitchen Confidential - Reviews from Metacritic'Kitchen Confidential" is the kind of new TV show that fits perfectly beside the adjective ''promising." Pilots sometimes strain to set up the entire series - Cached - Kitchen Confidential - Series Info - Yahoo!
Kitchen Confidential · Arrested Development - Cached - mininova : TV Shows > Kitchen Confidentialmininova > Categories > TV Shows > Kitchen Confidential.
kitchen-tv.de-item.com   (781 words)

 Kitchen Confidential (Quarter Life Crisis)
Somebody suggested I should read Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential quite a while ago and with lots of time passing it eventually made it from my amazon notepad to my home to the top of the pile of books I want to read to this page.
And my short verdict would be that the book is in parts an amusing read and that Bourdain is a poser rather than a good writer in the others.
And it’s about how tough and rough you need to be to survive in a ‘proper’ kitchen, dealing with your colleagues, superiors, staff, deliveries and everything.
earthlingsoft.net /ssp/blog/2005/07/kitchen_confidential   (1158 words)

 Airline Kitchen Confidential : Condé Nast Traveler on Concierge.com
Their goal is to achieve what countless naysayers and years of experience have told them they can't: to re-create Splichal's dishes from Patina, his acclaimed L.A. restaurant, for Lufthansa's first- and business-class passengers.
If Splichal is satisfied with what he samples this morning, the cooks will carry his recipes back to their kitchens at airports all over the United States, and in a few weeks' time the results will land on the tray tables of the airline's premium-class passengers as they cross the Atlantic.
Despite the best intentions of everyone in the room, however, no one expects the food to taste as if it just emerged from the maestro's kitchen: The realities of airline catering mean that all hot meals served on commercial flights undergo a punishing odyssey of up to 22 hours from kitchen to plane.
www.concierge.com /cntraveler/articles/detail?articleId=10237   (621 words)

 Amazon.ca: Kitchen Confidential: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some parts of this book were excellent, such as the part on important tools in a good kitchen and the one on the 3 types of restaurant owners and the day-in-the-life-of-a-chef chapter.
Tony Bourdain's breakthrough book Kitchen Confidential invites readers into a world few have seen more than the tiniest hints of: the hectic, high-pressure world of the professional kitchen.
I can't think of a better book that actually tells you what goes on behind those kitchen doors, and in the dark world that is the industry.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0747553556   (1001 words)

 Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain - review, excerpt - CookingWithPam
Kitchen Confidential is as engrossing to read as any novel, and it's instructional, too.
You'll learn why you never want to order your meat well-done and on which days to order, and not to order, the fish entrée.
It is visible to the public so if it is filthy then the kitchen, which you cannot see, is probably worse.
www.cookingwithpam.com /cookbooks/kc.html   (1116 words)

 Chefs reveal their shortcuts. By Jill Hunter Pellettieri
When we spoke he said talking to me was like confiding in an analyst or a priest.
Eventually, though, more than 20 chefs divulged their secrets, and I learned that in the privacy of their kitchens, professional chefs are just like us.
Legras buys pre-peeled vegetables like garlic for his restaurant; when fresh morels aren't in season, his kitchen subs in dried.
www.slate.com /id/2132987   (1314 words)

 Kitchen Confidential Boards - Home
For Post-Episode discussions or whatever you want to talk about that deals with Kitchen.
Articles, Interviews, TV Guides Descriptions (and maybe spoilers, but with these shows you get little to none) concerning Kitchen
All non-Kitchen discussion; so, say you want to rave and scream about how grand Arrested Development is -- this would be the spot.
www.kitchenconf.proboards49.com /index.cgi   (99 words)

 Blogcritics.org: Kitchen Confidential: Classified Canceled
Kitchen Confidential barely made a ripple in the television kiddie pool among this years crop of new sitcoms.
I am not going to defend Kitchen Confidential as a good show, but I will say that it had potential.
It's too bad, I was starting to enjoy the antics in the kitchen.
blogcritics.org /archives/2005/11/12/223045.php   (619 words)

 Search - tvguide.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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online.tvguide.com /newsearch/?keyword=kitchen   (123 words)

 Gotham Gal: Kitchen Confidential   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We went to the opening party for Kitchen Confidential on Saturday night.
It is based on the book by Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential.
It is an amazing thing how when you see someone from a time in your life, you can return immediately to where you were last time you saw each other.
gothamgal.blogs.com /gotham_gal/2005/09/kitchen_confide.html   (343 words)

 Kitchen Confidential (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kitchen Confidential (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)
Original Episode # Prod # Air Date Episode Title _____ ______ ____________ ___________ ___________________________________________ Season 1 1.
Any sales or other uses of this document are expressly forbidden, without the specific consent of the author(s).
epguides.com /KitchenConfidential   (169 words)

 Goodbye.nu: Kitchen Confidential   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Much like another excellent but sadly cancelled show, Cupid, Kitchen Confidential was a great premise, a great cast, well written, well liked and cancelled for no apparent reason.
After showing 4 episodes, its run has been chopped even though 13 have been filmed.
Posted by Xara at January 14, 2006 01:10 AM Comments
www.goodbye.nu /archives/2006/01/kitchen_confide.html   (102 words)

 Nicholas Brendon - 'Kitchen Confidential' Fox Pilot - First Promotional Photo & Details - Graphics
Once celebrated chef Jack Bourdain who was exiled from the prestigious restaurant business is offered an opportunity to get back in the game as a head chef at a top New York restaurant.
This new half-hour comedy based on renouned chef Anthony Bourdain’s best-selling autobiography KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL premieres on FOX.
Nicholas Brendon - "Kitchen Confidential" Tv Series - Good Quality Promo Photos 2 1 %
www.whedon.info /article.php3?id_article=9556   (622 words)

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