St. Louis Episode of Man v. Food Live Blog

This ends badly.
This ends badly.
Man v. Food host Adam Richman visits St. Louis spots Crown Candy Kitchen, Iron Barley and Pappy's Smokehouse.

8:57 p.m.: We'll be live in just a few minutes. Unless LOST runs late.

9:05 p.m.: Uh... LOST ran 5 minutes late. Apparently, I missed Iron Barley. D'oh. Sorry, Tom Coghill. I did live blog your Food Network appearance.

9:09 p.m.: We don't actually have "St. Louis barbecue," Adam. We have a great bbq joint that happens to be in St. Louis.

9:11 p.m.: This guy is freakin' annoying. Do we get to see more of Mike Emerson than the '86ing the ribs scene?

9:12 p.m.: Brisket description: "Imagine brisket had a baby and it was blessed by God." Hunh?

9:13 p.m.: Please keep this man away from the smoker!

9:13 p.m.: I think Skip Steele wants to kill Adam. I would.

9:14 p.m.: Frito Pie = My wife raising her arms in triumph. Tonight's planned vegetarian dinner suddenly seems...small.

9:15 p.m.: Mike Emerson, you are a good sport. Seriously, though, congrats on getting so much coverage.

Commercial Break Thought: I'm still hung up on the brisket description. Is Richman implying that there are babies that aren't blessed by God? His theology perplexes and disturbs me.

9:18 p.m.: What is happening? Sex clubs?

9:20 p.m.: That man is not "literally" a naughty little monkey, Adam.

9:20 p.m.: Now the actual history of Crown Candy Kitchen.

9:21 p.m.: "Imagine pudding with the slideablility of custard and the coldness of ice cream."

9:21 p.m.: I do approve of "malty"-tasking. But I'm a nerd.

9:22 p.m.: 120 ounces of milkshake in 30 minutes. I hope this kills him.

9:23 p.m.: Seriously, while I appreciate St. Louis getting this attention, these eating contest-style stunts are kinda lame.

9:24 p.m.: Y'all are watching the Top Chef finale instead of this, aren't you?

9:26 p.m.: Adam Richman + Nelly's Walk of Fame star = unintentional comic gold.

9:27 p.m.: He's "chiseling through the milky wall." Ew.

9:28 p.m.: I am seriously scarred for life. That was disgusting, even if it was, uh, censored. That's what you get, Adam.

9:30 p.m,: The Bataan Death March? Oh, Christ. On that note, good night..

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