Pastry chef Boris Portnoy gives new life to a Thanksgiving cliché. Generic, canned pumpkin pie mix plus freezer-burned pie crust equals fake smiles on the faces of your friends and families. Real smiles come from choosing your own pumpkin—there are many heirloom varieties to pick from—and then customizing and experimenting as you go, using Portnoy’s recipe as a guide.
What happens when chefs read the bad reviews written about them from around the web and beyond? We turned on the camera to find out.
This episode: Chef Robin Song of Hog & Rocks in San Francisco gets hate for making "meh" quality food, but receives praise for having a cool looking bathroom. Win!