October 2, 2022

‘Rat in the Kitchen’ Is a Cooking Competition With an Abnormal Twist

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In the vast abyss of Tv set cooking exhibits, Rat in the Kitchen area on TBS observed a exclusive way to stand out. Lots of cooking competitions keep issues lively by obtaining contestants offer with unpredicted challenges or obstacles. For case in point, who isn’t going to enjoy the thriller baskets on Chopped?

Rat in the Kitchen takes everything to the following amount by like a saboteur (aka rat) as just one of the six opponents who are manufactured up of home cooks and experienced cooks. If the rat effectively will get away with sabotaging dishes and does not get caught, they get to keep the prize money all for themselves. Even superior, the other contestants and the hosts, Chef Ludo Lefebvre and actor/comedian Natasha Leggero, will not know who the rat is.

Leggero was on CNET’s I am So Obsessed podcast to talk about the display. Leggero, who has been a guest on many cooking shows like Quick Foodies, found herself on the obtaining end of sabotaged meals dishes from the rat.

“Let’s just say I have never ever eaten raw lobster prior to,” Leggero reported with a snicker. “There are several distinct means to do it [sabotage food] and I you should not want to give absent people’s techniques.”

She shared that there were being times that Ludo and her ended up caught absolutely off guard. They had been in the same kitchen area with the contestants and rat and didn’t know one from the other. Luckily, concealed cameras capture the rat’s sneaky creativeness.

During our discussion, Leggero talked over her favored food at Ludo’s restaurant and The Limitless Honeymoon podcast she co-hosts with her partner and fellow comedian Moshe Kasher. One of the numerous entertaining facets of her podcast is that people can share their deepest insider secrets to a cellular phone hotline and have them performed on the podcast.

“We have so numerous secrets that we had to do an extra podcast a 7 days of just everybody’s tricks. And I am like, ‘why do people today have so numerous tricks?'” Leggero said. “Then I realized that just the act of telling a hotline some thing that you’ve got by no means advised anyone before is remedy.”

New episodes of Rat in the Kitchen area air Thursdays on TBS. You can pay attention to my entire conversation with Leggero in the podcast player higher than. Subscribe to I’m So Obsessed on your beloved podcast application. In just about every episode, Connie Guglielmo and I catch up with an artist, actor or creator to discover about their perform, vocation and present-day obsessions.