Originally Posted by Asherdelampyr
I like the show as well; it's a great concept. Having eaten at a couple of the places featured on the program, though, I can attest to some of his gushing being a whole lot of bullshit. I've seen him rave about a bunch of stuff that I know
to be rather middle-of-the-road and not particularly impressive (for instance: I can make a better crab cake than the "world's famous" ones on offer at Stoney Creek Inn, and I personally know a bunch of people who make superior crab cakes, too).
That said, especially in this economy, it's kind of hard to hate on something that promotes small business.