Former 'Top Chef' Contestants Explore the 'Scene' in Westwood, Teach Models How to Cut Corn
Until about 10 minutes ago, Kathie Lee and Hoda had our ideal careers: drinking and gossiping on air -- and getting paid for it. But former "Top Chef" contestants Marcel Vigneron and Spike Mendelsohn just one-upped the Today show hosts with the launch of their latest video on Tasted.
The show is called "We're Drunk, Let's Eat," which is pretty much the story of every Friday night for us. But the two -- who are both now contestants on "The Next Iron Chef" -- get paid to galavant around town, find some strange inspiration from whatever bar they're at, and then make drunchies. For this episode they were exploring the scene in Westwood, of all places, and they end up meeting some dude named Klaus at Bruhaus, and then proceed to raid his fridge and steal his girls.
This isn't meant to be an actual culinary exploration like Drink Inc., or any sort of how-to for that matter. It's just pure entertainment, watching a couple of bros goof around and try to impress some hot chicks by making something called "devil's penis."
We recently did an on-camera interview with Vigneron and found at that he was actually Mendelsohn's RA in college. If this is any indicator of their behavior, we made a huge misstep in not attending the CIA. The two clearly break all the rules in this episode, spilling drinks all over their host's house and cursing and swearing up a storm.
And then there's the drunk models that they're teaching to cook. (See above.) Seriously, if being that pretty means not knowing how to use a knife properly, we're happy we were born this way.
You can take a look at the video here.