There are some cracking lines in episode two, as we watch our everyday culinary anti–hero whip up a serving of frozen waffles: “A true chef cooks from deep inside ... the freezer,” “My culinary passion, like my toaster, is always set to high,” “Frozen waffles are the great unifier,” and last but not least, ‘Belgium – is that even a real place?”
Would there be anything more wrong/right than sitting down to watch an episode of Chef’s Table, with a plate piled high with butter and syrup drenched frozen waffles, with the gooey combination of the two dripping down onto your track pants? That is living.
Watch episode two below, as well as the trailer for season three of the real thing, featuring, amongst others, Alain Passard and Michel Troigros, further down.
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