Antoni Thinks He Can Say 'Olive Oil Drizzle' and That Makes Him a Food Expert

Screenshot: Youtube/Watch What Happens Live

The Jezebel staff has a lot of opinions about Antoni Porowski, Queer Eye’s resident cooking “expert.” We’ve written about his under-salted, sad restaurant food, the problems with how he approaches teaching men to cook on the show, and speculated about if he can really cook at all. And by we I mean mostly me, since I wrote all these posts.

He’s simply too easy to dunk on! Case in point: this Watch What Happens Live segment in which Porowski is baited into critiquing the food of famous chefs. To a photo of Emeril’s couscous he says, “too much broth.” At the sight of a beautiful caprese salad made by his predecessor Ted Allen he asks, “where’s the olive oil drizzled on top?” And while everyone is disgusted by the sight of a turkey brine, Porowski schools everyone: “That’s what brine looks like! You don’t eat it, it’s raw turkey! I’ll eat it!” and then looks shocked when he discovers he just endorsed Guy Fieri’s cooking.

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We get it Antoni, you know food. Now, the next time I want to convince people I can make something that isn’t a crudité, I’ll demand olive oil drizzled on everything.

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Hazel Cills

Pop Culture Reporter, Jezebel