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Goes Beyond Divine Burgers and Divesville
on November 6, 2013
Celebrity chefs? While the term sort of rankles me, I have definitely been seduced by the charm of funky Alton Brown, glam Giada, homey Paula Dean, and even drill Sargent Robert Irvine. However, it is Guy Fieri who I have a special soft spot for.
Guy is part chef and part comedian. Triple D has a following. People flock to these places featured on the show in droves. I should know since I am one of the 'Triple ad' groupies. I have gotten sick and bloated from burgers in San Diego and also dined on chicken and dumplings there. Baltimore, for some reason, must be a popular foodie place. I have hit five eateries there with uniform thumbs up on all. Providence and the pea greens and turkey sammy was one big hit. A side trip to Sacramento to visit relatives has convinced me that there is some merit to a place that can turn out roulades and beet sliders. Even my primary home base has uncovered dynamite pizza and funky diners.
This book is the print version of my favorite show. If Guy didn't write the text, whoever did has picked up on the Guy vibe. Filled with anecdotes, recipes, and lots of pictures this is one fun book. I've made a couple of the featured items with good results, but I really bought this for the behind the scenes vibe of the show and Guy's over the top personality.
This book is funny and fun. It also revisits some of my favorite segments.