Endless Simmer readers aren’t taken in by Padma Lakshmi’s claims to foodie fabulousness, despite her numerous talents:
Rarely has someone so deftly turned D-list celebrity into full fledged stardom merely by putting expensive things in her mouth week after week.
Well, at least on basic cable for a family audience.
Tony Bourdain is winning their Eater of the Year. He puts things in his mouth, too.
(If the contest was for Eaten of the Year, we know who’d win.)