Here's video of Padma Lakshmi on the Home Shopping Network pimping her "East Exotic" Tea Set that includes a glass tea pot (microwavable! dishwasher safe!) with a variety of blooming teas (hand-tied in China!). All for $29.95 plus $6.45 s&h. Ten minutes of stunning, mind-numbing television.
Photographic evidence: Top Chef's Fabio Viviani has been hired by Dr. Oetker, a European frozen pizza brand, to promote its Ristorante line of frozen thin-crust pizza in America. Cash money!
No food company in their right minds would team up with Andrew Zimmern, the expert at eating weird foodstuffs — Would you want the face of your brand to be the guy who actively seeks out fermented testicles?
So, in a fitting match, Andrew Zimmern has paired up with Pepto Bismol, becoming their "international [...]