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Guy Fieri's Latest Restaurant is Apparently Terrible

Guy Fieri

Randal Benton/Sacramento Bee

Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri's American Kitchen received a scathing review from the New York Times, making me ponder if maybe fame is going to his head, expecting customers to flock to the restaurant based on his name alone rather due to the quality of the food. 


Food Network celebrity Guy Fieri's first restaurant venture in the New York market has been met with a New York Times review even more radioactive than Fieri's own shtick.

The spiky-haired, backward-sunglasses-wearing Fieri's sins at Guy's American Kitchen in Times Square? The watermelon margarita tastes like a combination of radiator fluid and formaldehyde; the nachos are "deeply unlovable;" Fieri's famed Donkey Sauce, a roasted-garlic mayonnaise, is unhappily transformed into Miracle Whip with minced raw garlic. "And when we hear the words Donkey Sauce, which part of the donkey are we supposed to think about?," writes Pete Wells. Read More

Markus Reynolds

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