Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Rick: (on the exotic surf & turf challenge) This is a kitchen full of master chefs, collectively with well over a hundred years of experience, and the level of confidence in the kitchen is shaky.
Marcus: Growing up in Ethiopia and Sweden, I'm no stranger from eating weird food: cockroaches, veal brain, fish eye... it's only strange when it's the first time.
Usually the Quickfire Challenge is taken from a classic challenge from the run of Top Chef. But in this episode, it's the Elimination Challenge that is taken from the original franchise, the third season's premiere episode "First Impressions".
Also Featured (Elimination Guest Diners: Bill Esparza - Food Blogger, Street Gourmet LA Marc Moss - Co-Founder, Weird Food Festival, Los Angeles Eddie Lin - Author, Extreme Cuisine: Exotic tastes from around the world
First Run Fan Poll: Which Simpsons' character would you like to dine with? A. Bart 15% B. Homer 33% C. Marge 37% D. Moe 15% (all percentages are as of the end of the initial broadcast.)