Iron Chef: Beauty, Grace, and Skill Return to Television


| July 28, 2000

Iron Chef: Beauty, Grace, and Skill Return to Television, Michelle Trella, BEEF
Culinary arts reaches a new level in the TV show Iron Chef. Two gourmet artists are charged with the task of creating a dish based on a theme ingredient unveiled at the beginning of the program. Michelle Trella in the online zine BEEF, explores the nuances of Iron Chef's 'healthy competition.' In comparing the TV show to pro wrestling, Trella writes, 'While both shows share a sense of pageantry, Iron Chef maintains a more honorable image.' -- SVBGo there>>