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Last Restaurant Standing: Rest Area Challenge [Spoilers]

smtucker | Feb 10, 2009 09:23 PM

This is the first time in history [perhaps] that I have totally agreed with a reality show elimination!

Episode 3 made it clear that the two stewards, Richard and Scott, were simply not listening. No sorbet, no season, no spark actually. [Last week we also learned that Alisdair can cook, that Welsh Wok as a concept is doomed.]

This week's challenge was brilliant, I thought. I have not ever stopped into a UK rest area. The one time I drove in the country, I was always running late trying desperately to stay on the left side of the road and I was never in the correct lane! Again, our seasonings folks simply don't do the research. I can't decide if they were just a little slow, or thought that they knew better than the managers of the stop.

Michele and Russell have a little OCD I think. They don't seem to know what the focus should be at any particular time and make the wrong choices. But, I rather like them. They have a quiet and intense calm that must serve them well in real life.

Mike is really the salesman isn't he? We still don't know if he can run the front of house yet, or whether Harriet can run a kitchen, but the blue feet leading to their business was a great idea.

For me, Caroline and Chris along with Lindsie and Tim are still flying under my radar. Don't have a real feel for what makes them tick [besides all the miss-my-baby crying] or what their food tastes like. I think the Welsh/Asian food combo is not working, both culinarily and for their location. Until next week.....

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