Tony continues his disparagement of celebrity chefs/cooks by asking the waitresses at the Hominy Cafe about Rachael Ray's tipping habits. The host had recently eaten at the Cafe for an episode of $40 a Day. The consensus was that she only tipped about 10 percent.
Tony: You know as a New Yorker, the American South is as foreign a land to me, as well, Singapore. Oh, wait a minute, I actually know Singapore a lot better than my own country, particularly this part of the country.