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When Gary Met Eric

2009_04_garyveric.jpgThe worlds of online and offline food-world stars collide as young net sensation Gary Vaynerchuk—he of a recent seven-figure book deal—meets chef Eric Ripert! Actually, that's just part of a half-hour sit-down between show host Samantha Ettus and The Ripper, in which familiar terrain—Ripert's favorite NYC restaurants, Ripert's start in cooking, Ripert's love for Top Chef ("for me, it's like a vacation")—is covered. Highlight: Ripert's reveal that, while sipping one of Gary's chosen wines, "I always find a little bit of banana in a Rioja." [obsessedtv.com]

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