Leftover Overload Ft Wendi Starling Ep 41



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?!

Wendi Starling is back and embracing her roots by picking an episode of all leftovers. So Brandon has a lot of knowledge and advice! Dig in!


Summer Heat Solo Ep Episode 40



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?! Whyyyy?! WHY!? WHyYyYyYyYyYyYyYyY?

One of these guys is a self described psychotic! Does he murder the rest of the contestants? TUNE IN TO FIND OUT

Also David teaches Brandon about geography!


Ready For Redemption Solo Ep Episode 39



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why? Because the ritual will soon be complete!

These contestants have been on the show before and they are back looking for redemption! These ingredients are tough but somehow they make it right. Also SOMEONE ON THE SHOW HAD A BABY LAST NIGHT WHY IS HE ON CHOPPED


Brunch Battle Ft Jeff MacKinnon Episode 38



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why? Because this podcast is slowly making me a better chef and so we have to keep doing it.

In what might be our most controversial episode yet we’re joined by Jeff MacKinnon! Jeff immediately starts this episode by disparaging the format and concept of the show in general. Will Brandon and Dave come together to save the show?! Also this episode is about brunch I think? Who knows I’ve blocked this episode out of my mind.


Chopped Catwalk Ft Eman El Husseini Episode 37



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why? Because the condiment competitions are coming up and I need to train to be the condiment king!

This episode we’re joined by Eman El Husseini! It’s a theme episode where it’s all models all the time! Hot people making food! Also hot people failing to open bags! It’s a delight, listen to it on your half hour commute from work!


Without Missing a Beet Solo Ep Episode 36



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?  Because I am Brandon’s best man and this podcast keeps our friendship is strong!

This episode is all women and at first it seems like they’re not going to talk about it and then that’s all they want to do. Plus THE MOST LOW KEY DREAM FOR SPENDING OF THE $10,000 if she wins.


Viewers Choice Basket Ft Lucas Connolly Ep 35



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?  Because Brandon is determined to get me to eat a lunchable and won’t rest until it happens

Lucas Connolly is on the episode! He decided to pick an episode that has the chefs tearing out their hair! Also Lucas writes jokes for the episode during the show? do they work?! Let’s find out!


Tortellini Trials Solo Ep Episode 34



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?  Because we said so!

Marc gets mad about Tortelli, Dave and Brandon get mad about one of the nicknames they want to give to someone. Also botarga comes out and is a super gross ingredient!

Also this is the start of the lunchables challenge


Heads Up! Solo Ep! Episode 33



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?  BECAUSE WE’RE BACK AND NOTHING CAN STOP US

It’s Daddy issues vs Future Daddy issues on this episode. Plus David gets really upset about a chef who thinks a trivia game is a board game! IT GETS REAL.


Chopped Deserts! Ft John Field Episode 32



Welcome to Talking Chopped the new podcast by Brandon T Gorin and David Piccolomini! This is the podcast where we review episodes of the TV Show Chopped! Why?  Because who else would you take shots of olive oil with.

John Field is on this episode and he’s a treasure. Also three different desert rounds CONTENT WARNING: There is a lengthy bit involving chip puns that doesn’t really work. I’m sorry