Gordon Ramsay is, in my opinion, one of the undisputed kings of reality cooking television shows. Ramsay has sired Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (both British and American versions), Hell’s Kitchen and a slew of documentaries. His latest creation is Hotel Hell and the first taping was here in San Diego last December. It Started With... Continue Reading →
Bizarre Foods America Uncut: Andrew Zimmern at Oasis Ice Cream
Between prepping for comic-con, the actual event itself, recovering and situating our household for the "big move," we overlooked Andrew Zimmern’s episode of Bizarre Foods America featuring San Diego. As I’m patiently awaiting for the episode to on non-cable venues, friend and fellow blogger, Marie, and I had an opportunity to meet him at... Continue Reading →
Television! Teacher, mother, secret lover.
At the end of 2010, we decided to cut the cord with cable television. In looking at many ways to trim the fat financially, we saw that COX Cablevision was easily our largest monthly utility bill. Our regular outlay for DVR/cable box rental, expanded service, digital cable service, DVR service, franchise fee, FCC fee, taxes... Continue Reading →
As seen on T.V.
I get a bit of a thrill seeing my hometown of San Diego on national television. News items are one thing, but I'm talking dramas. Veronica Mars, for example — which was set in the fictional city of "Neptune" — had its own professional baseball team and managed to exist within the boundaries of San Diego County.... Continue Reading →
Jamie’s crazy dances moves and mad cooking skills
I first noticed Jamie Oliver when he first premiered as the Naked Chef and kept tabs on him over the years following his work with at-risk teens in the U.K. But he has completely caught my interest with his show, Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. It's an eye-opening look at the city of Huntington, West Virginia... Continue Reading →
Goodbye, Gilmore Girls
Ah, you were my favorite guilty pleasure every Tuesday night. I was hooked from the first episode. It was something about the speedy, wise-cracking dialogue interplayed with benign pop culture references. And of course, the otherworldly mother-daughter relationship. For awhile, I even believed that Stars Hollow even existed. It did. In Burbank, California not Connecticut.It's... Continue Reading →