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Gordon Ramsay’s ‘Ultimate Grilled Cheese’ Gets Roasted Amidst Mythical Kitchen Feud

Gordon Ramsay has been recently taking dishes that folks make on TikTok and criticizing them for various reasons.

Some of the submissions were parodies meant to get Chef Ramsay riled up. However, his criticism of a Ramen Grilled Cheese from Rhett and Link’s Mythical Kitchen drew clapbacks from the show’s own chef, Josh Scherer.

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Ramsay had multiple critiques that Scherer called into question on Twitter, including the fact that Josh toasted both sides of the bread and used a “plastic cheese.”

Scherer went even further and called Chef Ramsay out on his own recent iteration of a Grilled Cheese that the Michelin-starred chef described as “ultimate” in a YouTube video.

In this video, Ramsay makes a grilled cheese in a fireplace using kimchi, pepper berry-infused Romano, and Asiago cheeses. The thickness of the cheese plus the short cooking time on a high heat led to Ramsay’s grilled cheese sandwich not even being melted, as Scherer quickly pointed out.

The Mythical Kitchen host wasn’t the only one to call out Ramsay on his cold grilled cheese, as comments on the YouTube video showed the cooking TV veteran no mercy.

“I think Gordon just made that “Idiot Sandwich” he once mentioned in Hell’s Kitchen,” one comment read. Another said, “I logged in just to say that looks like the absolute worst grilled cheese I have ever seen.”

Many comments along the same lines are flooding the video, and Scherer’s own takedown has led to a spillover of the same on Twitter.

So far, responses have been relatively tame, although someone Scherer described as a “Ramsay stan” attacked his cooking directly:

Chef Ramsay has yet to issue a response on either his grilled cheese or his critique of Scherer’s dish, but being overcritical is pretty on-brand for a chef known for the barrage of insults he can throw at you in mere seconds.

As this beef between Scherer and Ramsay continues to develop, it may take nothing less than a Foodbeast Kitchen League match to quash the disagreements between the two. Grilled Cheese battle, anyone?

Featured image photos courtesy of Josh Scherer and Shutterstock.

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Of Course Gordon Ramsay Would Have The Best Hand Wash Tutorial

Between Masterclass demonstrations, YouTube tutorials, and stunning exhibitions of his cooking prowess on any of his successful TV shows, Gordon Ramsay’s skills in the kitchen and the way he demonstrates and teaches them are a sight to behold. The decorated chef and restaurateur is effortless when mentoring the world in cooking and that genius also extends to teaching us how to wash our hands.

Due to the heightened urgency to wash our hands in the midst of this covid-19 pandemic, hand washing tutorials have become the norm everywhere you look. The Center for Disease Control advises to “wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.”

As seen in the Instagram post from Ramsay’s account, the fiery chef can also whip up a mean hand wash how-to, all while raising awareness for it through the use of the hashtag #nhshandwashchallenge, with the NHS portion referring to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service.

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Gordon Ramsay Literally Starts Crying During Hot Wing Challenge

Any time Gordon Ramsay is out of his element, it’s a treat to watch, so seeing him completely lose it with a batch of hot wings is nirvana.

Ramsay appeared as a guest on First We Feast’s Hot One’s, and fans of the YouTube series know that Ramsay is the holy grail of guests. Hot One’s has gone through 7 seasons of spicy interviews, and for 7 seasons, the comment section was always littered with, “Get Gordon Ramsay,” requests.

It has finally happened, and the biggest takeaway was that Ramsay’s spice tolerance is trash. It’d be surprising if he could comfortably tolerate anything spicier than soy sauce.

The show’s challenge is to get through 10 wings, each one hotter than the last, and Ramsay was fidgety by the second wing, which had a cute little green turtle on the sauce’s bottle.

Probably worst of all, Ramsay ran to the restroom with hot sauce hands, causing a down south burn that no man deserves.

By the time he got to the 7th wing, which was covered in Torchebearer’s Garlic Reaper Sauce, he started cracking really badly, claiming his heartbeat was elevated, and worrying about anal leakage.

The very next wing was Da Bomb, which Ramsay compared to, “Sticking your tongue in fucking acid.”

By the end of it all, Ramsay was in tears, chugging Pepto Bismol, spitting out water, and spraying lime juice directly into his mouth for some reason.

I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a human being so uncomfortable around hot wings, but he still made it all the way through the challenge. Not very well, but he did it.

His reward was teaching host Sean Evans to make scrambled eggs with his dick on fire.

This video is probably the most entertaining thing in 2019, so far. If you have 31 minutes to spare, do yourself a favor and watch Gordon suffer like he never has before.

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Anthony Bourdain’s Shoes Are Too Big Even For Gordon Ramsay To Fill

Gordon Ramsay was one of my most inspirational culinary role models growing up. His manner of explaining food, bringing stories around it to life, and his innovative approaches to dishes formed a core of cooking knowledge that motivated me to delve deep into the gastronomic world.

As much as I adore his cooking and respect his talent, though, I feel like his latest venture in the realm of food television is an out-of-touch ego trip.

Sometime next year, Ramsay and National Geographic will launch Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, a travel show where the Scottish culinary icon immerses himself into the cuisine and culture of a region, then faces off against the local chefs there with his own twist on their traditional favorites. It feels like an Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown episode meshed with a reality cooking show, a combination that sounds as tone-deaf as it is bizarre.

When Bourdain went into a country to learn about its food and culture, his purpose was to go beyond the tourist favorites for our own enrichment. His approach educated us not just about the popular dishes of a cuisine, but also looked deeper and examined how locals ate and the political, economic, and socio-cultural reasons behind their diets. It’s how he was able to leave such a legacy behind in the world of food television, and why we all were struck by his untimely and tragic passing.

On paper, National Geographic’s concept sounds strikingly different. What irks me (and a good chunk of social media users, for that matter) the most is that Ramsay will be competing with native chefs in the regions he travels to. As if he has to somehow prove that despite all of their cultural knowledge and the history behind their food, he can cook it better because he’s Gordon Ramsay.

I’m not saying that Ramsay’s food wouldn’t be delicious, as his years of experience proves he can make something taste good. But he has a reputation of taking a culture’s dishes and applying his own stylings to it, often perturbing or messing with the original flavors in ways that make it inauthentic.

On several of his videos, like the Huevos Rancheros recipe above, that tends to be the argument fought out in the comments. Sure, his creations look and likely taste amazing, but Ramsay often disregards traditional nuances of the dishes in favor of his culinary prowess. Utilizing black beans with lime instead of refried beans or mixing butter into the eggs are examples with the Huevos Rancheros.

But ultimately, it’s that sense of competition that I think undoes this show’s concept the most. With Ramsay going up against the locals in competitions, the episode suddenly doesn’t become about a region’s culture. It becomes about Chef Ramsay being better than them.

Ramsay has had this problem in the past. On his previous travel show Gordon’s Great Escape, he would sometimes invade a local chef’s kitchen not nearly as professional as his, attempt to cook a refined dish, then complain about facilities and a lack of English-speaking help when it didn’t go his way.

That’s not to say that Ramsay’s food descriptions lack any sort of eloquence. His introduction of some of the more intricate native dishes, like ant chutney in India, were as enlightening as they were thorough. But that focus gets lost once Gordon starts competing against locals or cooking in their kitchens, rather than letting them show off the cooking all on their own. And often times, it ends up being offending to the locals, like in his infamous Pad Thai incident.

If Ramsay’s show just involved him traveling to regions, tasting their food, and immersing himself in their culture, I would be all for that. He can actually describe food itself well, although he lacks the ability of someone like Eddie Huang that can delve deep into the nuances and backstory behind it. It only takes watching just one episode of “Huang’s World” to showcase his talents at tying together politics, culture, history, and food.

With Ramsay’s recent documentary on cocaine, he’s proven that he can address some of the more touchy topics imbued in the global food industry. To me, his need to get in the kitchen and compete with others ruins what a show akin to Bourdain’s is all about.

Even if the new show isn’t meant to be Bourdain-esque, it still lacks the self-awareness required when presenting regional food cultures to the world. A host of this format best does it without proving to the world that they can do it better. If Ramsay can’t refrain from interjecting his cooking into the program, maybe his hands aren’t the right ones to pass this torch to.

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Introducing The Backup Food Choice Hall Of Fame

We all know the frustrating feeling of a restaurant carrying Pepsi products instead of Coca-Cola. You kind of say, “Fine,” and try to enjoy the rest of your meal. Yes, there are plenty of people who enjoy Pepsi, it’s obviously one of the biggest soda brands in the world, but in our heart-of-hearts, we all know it is #2 in the soda world.

There’s nothing wrong with being No. 2, obviously. You can make the argument that #2’s are often better than the most popular foods or restaurants out there.

Because of that, we’re going to show love to these backup options, as they’ve served us when, for whatever reason, what we really wanted wasn’t available. They need not be ashamed of being the second option, though. They’re like the NBA player’s go-to mistress when their wife isn’t in that particular city. They’re the side pieces of the food world.

The world doesn’t follow Ricky Bobby’s mantra of, “If you ain’t first, you’re last.” If you can’t get Kevin Hart in a role, just get Katt Williams. If Beyonce couldn’t headline Coachella, Rihanna could have stepped in and done just fine.

Being someone’s backup choice is something to be proud of — at least you’re in the game.

Without further ado, here is the Backup Food Choice Hall of Fame:

Pepsi

The most well-known backup option in the world has to be Pepsi. Through the years, they’ve tried to woo us with flavors, gimmicks, and celebrities such as, “Pepsi Man,” Beyonce, Britney, Pepsi Twist, and a strange energy drink called Pepsi X. They even tried to convince us that Pepsi was the future in, well, Back to the Future. Pepsi might not ever jump over Coca-Cola, but we have to give them props for always innovating, and reminding us how much we love Coke.
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Five Guys Burgers


Is there a little West Coast bias in this entry? Maybe, but around these parts, we feel Five Guys is a solid backup option to In-N-Out burger. It’s nice that Five Guys offer so many toppings to mask their often over-seasoned burger, and that’s an honorable deed that’s not lost on this list. Salute to the five men who aren’t quite In-N-Out, but still get it done.
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Burger King


Calling yourself the Burger “King” is bold, and being a top-5 restaurant chain in the world warrants bragging. Unfortunately for them, McDonald’s exists. If it weren’t for that red-headed clown and his iconic golden arches, Burger King could actually be king. BK still rides hard, though, often creating noise with trendy limited time offers such as Froot Loop shakes, Flamin’ Hot Mac n Cheetos, and Surge-flavored slushies.
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Qdoba


Even with Chipotle hitting hard times, Qdoba is still looked at as the backup build-your-own burrito when you need to get white girl wasted. It’s probably not even fair, because Qdoba isn’t the one dishing out E. Coli every six months. Chipotle is weathering the storm, and that legendary guacamole seems to be keeping them afloat, while Qdoba chugs along with burritos that are just as good, yet just not quite as popular.
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Del Taco


Here’s another solid fast food taco spot whose only fault is that it’s not Taco Bell. Del has a similar taco concept to Taco Bell, plus surprisingly good burgers and fries. Taco Bell just has more clout than them on a global scale, and always stays relevant with new products. Shout out to Del Taco for being open late, though. That’s always appreciated.
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Maruchan


The Cup Noodles brand is so powerful that people inadvertently call Maruchan, “Cup Noodles.” There’s a good chance you saw the Maruchan photo above and said, “Don’t trash talk my Cup Noodles.” People still eat a lot of Maruchan, they just don’t realize it because as far as we’re concerned, every noodle in a cup is Cup Noodles. The power of Nissin’s effective branding.
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Powerade


Growing up, drinking Powerade was the equivalent of wearing off-brand shoes. Gatorade commercials had all the popular athletes, and they brainwashed us into wanting to scoop up all the electrolytes we can. You probably don’t even know what an electrolyte is, but Gatorade made you want it. Powerade usually has those grocery store bulk deals, so they at least win in that respect.
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Peet’s Coffee


Starbucks pretty much runs the world at this point, right? As much as we like to say, “Support the little guy,” and try our darndest to find coffee elsewhere, but Starbucks is on every corner. Peet’s holds its own, however. If your city isn’t littered with Starbucks and actually gives you the Peet’s option, take it. While Peet’s is a pretty big chain in its own right, they’ll serve your dine-in coffee and baked goods in actual dishes. It actually makes you feel human, instead of like a vehicle passing through for fuel.
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Ruffles


Let me start off by saying I love Ruffles. Cheddar and Sour Cream is my jam, but for whatever reason, those ridges sometimes turn people away. When you’re at a party and see a bowl of Ruffles and a bowl of Lays, those Lays disappear real quick, leaving Ruffles out in the cold. Y’all need to stop disrespecting Ruffles.
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7UP

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Usually, 7-Up is one of those drinks you enjoy at home, and hardly anywhere else. They’re rarely offered at restaurants, as we all know the lime soda of choice is typically Sprite. On that note, shout out to Mist Twist (though it’s still Sierra Mist to almost everybody) for being there when Sprite isn’t. It sucks not having Sprite, but you have to drink something.

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Dunkin’ Donuts

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They have “donuts” in the name, but you’re more likely to go there for their coffee than anything else. Sure, you can eat an OK donut there, but it will never match the warm feeling you get from a fresh Krispy Kreme donut. Yes, Krispy Kreme is the king of donuts, but Dunkin’ has the name power and will always be there to break your fall when you can’t get to a Krispy Kreme.
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Shakey’s

The Shakey’s experience is underrated, and the pizza is solid, but it unfortunately comes behind Chuck-E-Cheese’s, every time. Shakey’s was the birthday destination when you couldn’t get Chuck-E plans set up in time. Everything about Chuck felt magical, from the games, to the freaky animatronic band. Shakey’s is as good of a backup as there is, and it surely beats out Round Table. Oh, and have you ever had their mojo potatoes? Fire.
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Sam’s Club Samples

Costco food samples are an event. It’s one of the reasons the warehouse is so enjoyable, especially as a kid. Sam’s Club has samples, too, so that’s good, I guess. Good for them. I’m sure some people enjoy Sam’s Club samples, but they sure as hell aren’t Costco.
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KFC


Sure, KFC is the biggest fried chicken chain in the world, but if you put them side-by-side with Popeye’s and asked people to choose a crispy drumstick, Popeye’s would win that fight, hands down. There was a day when KFC’s 11 herbs and spices were all the hype, but the quality of Popeyes fried chicken has surpassed KFC, and has even gone global.
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BONUS: Bobby Flay

Bobby Flay has become a bit of a household name, but he’s no Gordon Ramsay. Ramsay has become synonymous with celebrity chefs, and Flay is just behind him. The two have had a playful feud over the years, threatening a formal cook-off against each other, but never following through. Even then, we all know the fiery Scotsman would take down Flay.

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Is Gordon Ramsay, Known For Insulting Vegetarians, Going Vegan?

Gordon Ramsay is notorious for his merciless mocking of vegetarians, vegans, and all non-meat eaters. However, it’s possible that he may now be joining their ranks and considering switching to a plant-based lifestyle, if only for a short time.

On Twitter, Chef Ramsay declared his intentions to the world, saying that he was going to “give this vegan thing a try.” He didn’t provide any specifics on a timetable or how he planned to do it. However, given that Ramsay has plenty of Michelin Stars under his belt, it shouldn’t be too hard for him to come up with a plethora of plant-based meals to add some variety to his new diet.

Celebrities going vegan isn’t something new, as Wacka Flocka Flame, Kyrie Irving, and other big names have all recently stopped eating meat. But it’s out of left field for a man who’s insulted vegetarians as much as Chef Ramsay to switch over, which makes his announcement all the more interesting.

Of course, some on Twitter were quick to point it out and challenge the veracity of his statement.

There’s also the question of whether a vegan Gordon Ramsay dish is happening or the chef really is going plant-based. His photo is that of a pizza, which alludes to an earlier tweet he posted of a pizza oven. Ramsay hinted that something is “cooking” in London, meaning that the vegan pie could be a new addition to its menu. Or is it referring to him eating plant-based while at home, which is in London?

We’ll have to keep an eye on his social feeds to see if Chef Ramsay really is going vegan, and if so, for how long he makes it without a touch of Beef Wellington.

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Gordon Ramsay Calls Bobby Flay A ‘F*cking Limp D*ck’ For Ducking Him In Cook-Off

Gordon Ramsay’s honor was put on the line as he played “Spill your guts, or fill your guts” on the Late Late Show with James Corden. Ramsay was basically baited into a game of truth or dare, with bull penises, clam juice, and crickets thrown into the mix.

While Ramsay didn’t want to answer a few questions, instead opting to munch on chicken feet and bull penis, he did take the time to completely trash Bobby Flay for dodging him in a cook-off (@ 2:24 in the YouTube video).

Ramsay has been challenging Flay for years, and the fiery chef said that Bobby refuses to sign the contract.

At last year’s Vegas Uncork’d, we asked Flay about the prospective battle, and he acknowledged it, saying it would have to be a Pay-Per-View event.

Nothing has happened since then, and Ramsay brought it up once again on the Late Late Show, sending out a message to Flay:

“For the last five years we’ve been trying to do this cook-off together in Vegas, for charity. And he won’t sign the fucking contract. NOW, sign the contract, you fucking limp dick!”

Ramsay was even asked to build a totem pole with Wolfgang Puck, Jamie Oliver and Flay, and he had no problem putting Flay at the bottom of it.

The whole game with Corden was gold, as Ramsay ate some spicy bull penis, refusing to name the celebrity he wouldn’t invite back to his restaurant. He later refused to admit the last time he literally shit his pants, and ended up eating a chicken foot, topped with salmon ice cream, and clam juice.

So while Ramsay was mum on a few things, he had no problem jumping on Bobby Flay and issuing a cook-off challenge… again.

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Gordon Ramsay Can Now Use Amazon Alexa To Roast Your Bad Cooking

Gordon Ramsay’s become notorious for roasting dishes on Twitter, and he’s now taking that talent to Amazon’s Alexa.

After a hilarious appearance in the corporate giant’s Super Bowl ad, Ramsay dropped a video on his social feeds announcing the new Alexa skill. Enabling it will summon the foul-mouthed chef, who will then proceed to rip you every time you ask him to critique one of your dishes. Sadly, all actual cursing is censored, so it’s not 100% authentic to the true Gordon Ramsay experience. Also, unlike the commercial, asking for a recipe won’t have the Michelin-starred chef berating you for not knowing how to make a grilled cheese.

While it’s fun to listen to the first few times, having Chef Ramsay tell you how shit you are repeatedly can get stale fast. Fortunately, there are a few other uses for his savagery. If you’ve got a friend who thinks they’re a hotshot cook, summon Ramsay to bring them down to earth a bit. Or, if your mom cooks her “legendary” not-so-savory pork chops and asks for your thoughts, you can jokingly reveal the truth through this Alexa skill. (She may not get the message, though.)