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Friday, September 25, 2009

Move Over, Emeril and Rachael: The Most Annoying New-School TV Food-lebrities are Here

Posted By on Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 3:17 PM

Bam! Yum-O! We've been annoyed by the exaggerated catchphrases of Emeril LaGasse and Rachael Ray for many years, but they've got some serious competition in the annoyance department from these up-and-coming boob tube food-lebrities:

click to enlarge VIA THE INSIDER
1. Bethenny Frankel

Frankel, who first appeared on reality television as the winner of Martha Stewart's Apprentice, has shamelessly promoted her Bethenny Bakes treats and Skinny Girl cocktails on the last two seasons of Real Housewives of New York City, where she took on the role of "runaway bride" with repeat offenses. With a new Bravo reality series called Skinny & The City set to go, there's no end in sight.

VIA HULU.COM
  • Via Hulu.com
2. Kelly Choi

Also known as that chick who hosted Top Chef Masters who wasn't Padma Lakshmi and pretty much only called food by the oh-so-descriptive word "yummy." Even with the appearance of many nationally-known chefs, Choi made the first season of the spinoff show a total snoozer.

VIA OXYGEN.COM
  • Via Oxygen.com
3. Coolio

When he's not busy being a Nineties one-hit rap

wonder or skirting drug possession charges, Coolio is making meals for

"salad-eating bitches" as host of Cookin' With Coolio for My Damn Channel (a spinoff of Coolio's Rules on Oxygen). With salt stored in drug baggies. Crack is wack.

VIA TLC
  • Via TLC
4. Buddy Valastro

The New Jersey-based Cake Boss

(airing on TLC) conducts his bakery reign of terror with an iron

spatula and excessive attitude. Hey, Buddy, it's just sugar -- lighten

up, will ya?

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