An investigation at the Trolley Stop Café, a classic Cajun-inspired New Orleans restaurant, reveals an absentee owner is to blame for the restaurant staff's lack of communication and discipline; chef...
I've enjoyed Kitchen Nightmares since the earliest British episodes (that was a very different show, GR much calmer and more constructive); and the format tweaks in the new series represent a considerable 'improvement for the worse'. The false jeopardy of doing the shows in 24 hours makes the whole thing seem frantic, and there is no chance to assess what has happened - for either the restaurant or the viewer. Visiting the restaurant in disguise is a stupid gimmick; it's not as though restaurants in previous series had been able to deceive GR about the quality of the food! I'm only thankful he didn't try to do the accent.
I feel as Coke fans probably felt when they changed the formula: something I thought I could rely on has let me down.
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