Eat, Drink, Love

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Eat, Drink, Love
Eat, Drink, Love series logo.jpg
GenreReality television
Starring
  • Brenda Urban
  • Jessica Miller
  • Kat Odell
  • Nina Clemente
  • Waylynn Lucas
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Ben Hurvitz
  • Bob Gillan
  • Drew Brown
  • Nadine Rajabi
  • Tess Gamboa
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Brownstone Entertainment
Release
Original networkBravo
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseAugust 11 –
September 26, 2013 (2013-09-26)
External links
Website

Eat, Drink, Love is an American reality television series on Bravo which premiered on August 11, 2013.[1][2] The show did not return for a second season.

Premise[edit]

Eat, Drink, Love chronicles the lives of five women in the same social circle, the Los Angeles culinary world.[3] It follows the women through their various business ventures and as they look for possible future husbands.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Nina Clemente: Nina is a 31-year-old[4] private cooking instructor and caterer.[5] She is the daughter of the painter Francesco Clemente[4] and has a degree in anthropology from Brown University.[6]
  • Waylynn Lucas: Waylynn is a 32-year-old[7] pastry chef.[8] She has been engaged twice.[8]
  • Jessica Miller: Jessica is a culinary marketing specialist.[9]
  • Kat Odell: Kat is a 29-year-old culinary magazine editor.[10]
  • Brenda Urban: Brenda is a culinary publicist.[11]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1"For Starters"August 11, 2013 (2013-08-11)0.60[12]
2"Hanging Out With the Big Boys"August 18, 2013 (2013-08-18)0.51[13]
3"Show & Tells a Lot"August 25, 2013 (2013-08-25)0.53[14]
4"Reputation Is Everything"August 29, 2013 (2013-08-29)0.32[15]
5"Bottle Shock"September 5, 2013 (2013-09-05)0.29[16]
6"Palate Cleanser"September 12, 2013 (2013-09-12)N/A
7"Taste Test"September 19, 2013 (2013-09-19)N/A
8"The Final Course"September 26, 2013 (2013-09-26)N/A

Reception[edit]

Besha Rodell of LA Weekly says the show is more Real Housewife than Top Chef, adding that it perpetuate a lot of stereotypes.[17] Melissa Camcho of Common Sense Media gave the show 3 stars out of 5.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 3, 2013). "Bravo Media's Newest Fiery Females 'Eat, Drink, Love' Their Way Through Los Angeles' Food Scene in Series Premiere Sunday August 11 at 9PM". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  2. ^ Mullins, Jenna (June 3, 2013). "Attention Foodies! New Bravo Docu-Series Eat, Drink, Love Premiering This August". E!. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Galarza, Daniela (June 6, 2013). "Haters Gonna Hate: Kat Odell on Eat, Drink, Love". Los Angeles magazine. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  4. ^ a b Crowley, Evelyn (January 28, 2013). "Food for Thought: Nina Clemente on The Standard's Farm-to-Table Pop-up". Vogue. Condé Nast Publications. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  5. ^ Becker, Jonathan. "Bright Young Thing". Vanity Fair. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  6. ^ "Cast biography: Nina Clemente". Bravo. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  7. ^ "Waylynn Lucas bio". Peek You. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  8. ^ a b "Cast biography: Waylynn Lucas". Bravo. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  9. ^ Monica A. Reyhani (June 3, 2013). "New Series Alert! Meet the Cast of 'Eat, Drink, Love'". Bravo. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  10. ^ Clemens, Randy (February 7, 2013). "Will Write For Food: Eater LA's Kat Odell". Los Angeles magazine. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  11. ^ "Cast biography: Brenda Urban". Bravo. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  12. ^ "Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Return Dethrones "True Blood"". The Futon Critic. August 13, 2013.
  13. ^ Yanan, Travis (August 20, 2013). "Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Holds Off "True Blood" Finale". The Futon Critic.
  14. ^ Yanan, Travis (August 27, 2013). "Sunday's Cable Ratings: MTV Overshadows Competition with "Video Music Awards"". The Futon Critic.
  15. ^ Yanan, Travis (September 2, 2013). "Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," College Football Top Charts". The Futon Critic.
  16. ^ Yanan, Travis (September 6, 2013). "Thursday's Cable Ratings: Penultimate "Burn Notice" Puts USA in Front". The Futon Critic.
  17. ^ "Bravo's Eat Drink Love Is Bad for Women, the Food World and Los Angeles". LA Weekly. August 5, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
  18. ^ "Eat, Drink, Love". Common Sense Media. Retrieved August 21, 2013.

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