Iron Chef Japan

Daily 11:00 PM on Fine Living Premiered Aug 01, 1993 In Season


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  • Each week, a professional chef is chosen by the chairman of a cooking academy, to face off in culinary battle with one of their team of top chefs to complete a full-course meal in one hour, each dish featuring the secret ingredient revealed at the last mi

    This show is so much fun. The ingredients are sometimes scary (eel innards, anyone?), the chefs 'way too serious, the commentary absurd ("Was that MILK he put in there???"), and the judges, for the most part, completely unqualified. My favorite is the psychic. Why doesn't she just tell us who will win and save everyone the trouble? The kitchen is stocked with the best of absolutely everything and the secret ingredient can sometimes be obscenely expensive (I'm not going to hold my own truffle battle anytime soon). It's like the Fantasy Island of cooking. Sometimes the winner cries. I should ask a boxing fan, if I knew one, if the winner cries. It's awesome.