Dinner: Impossible

Season 4 Episode 2

Puerto Rican Predicament

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jul 09, 2008 on Food Network



  • Trivia

    • Dishes Served:

      Watercress & Papaya Salad
      Bacalao Salad with Grilled Avocados

      Chicken Creole with Mofongo
      Grilled Sea Bass
      Pork & Shrimp with Pigeon Pea Rice
      Grilled Flank Steak with Shredded Yautia

      Fruit Platter
      Flan with Toasted Coconut
      4-Tier Cake

  • Quotes

    • Robert: (preparing the cake for frosting) What are the chances of me gettin' this done with this humidity, this lateness?
      Astrid Cordova: I don't know. It's very, very difficult, but I know you can do it; I trust you.
      Robert: (snorts) I gotta tell you, I don't trust myself right now.

    • (Upon learning the food will be served on disposable dishes.)
      Robert: (to Carmen Portela) If I create masterpieces, and you're gonna put it on garbage containers. I don't like that.

    • Robert: (to Edgardo) Everything you do right now, dad, affects the outcome of this mission. (Edgardo knocks a bowl of 50 egg yolks onto the floor) Oh, bollocks!

  • Notes

    • Also Featured:

      > Carmen Portela – Public Relations Director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company
      > Cristina Perez – the Quinceañera Girl
      > Edgardo Perez – Cristina's Father
      > Maria Perez – Cristina's Mother
      > Carlos Portela – Chef, Gran Meliã Puerto Rico
      > Astrid Cordova – Marquez Cake & Chocolate Supply

    • Special Thanks:
      Fresh Point Puerto Rico
      Puerto Rico Tourism Company

  • Allusions

    • Robert: Here comes the rain again.
      David: That's a song.

      This is a reference to the Eurythmics' 1984 top ten song, "Here Comes the Rain Again" from their album Touch.