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Bobby Flay and his daughter Sophie take each other to their favorite NYC haunts. Ice cream is always involved.

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I caught the episode where they got burgers. I thought it was cute, and fun, and I'd certainly attempt to go to both of the places they visited.

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I don't usually watch anything but the competitions but I like Bobby, watched the first couple episodes of this show and really enjoyed it.  Sophie is bright and articulate and low key.  I like the dynamic between her and her father and the shared sense of humor.  I'm not sure how old she is and I wonder what else she does.  Is she in college perhaps?  I can see why Bobby is so proud of her.  

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On 9/11/2019 at 4:03 PM, biakbiak said:

She’s 23 and graduated from USC and currently is a reporter for an ABC affiliate in LA.

Holy child-of-celebrity privilege, Batman - looking her up, Sophie indeed worked in NY and then L.A. upon graduation.  That's not at all how one's career trajectory (moving up through the rankings of news/media markets) typically works, even with a journalism degree from a school like USC.  Hopefully she appreciates the leg up.

She uses "like" more than any trained broadcaster should, but fewer than many youngsters, and comes across pretty well. 

I’ve only seen the first – tacos – and this – steak – episode, but I enjoy it.  It’s funny how very generational the differences in their choices are, and sweet how he’s happy to spend time with her in general, and especially sharing food.

Tonight, “An affordable steak house – but I still need you to pick up the check” amused me.

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I really like Sophie.  She's very natural and unaffected and she doesn't play to the camera at all.  Katie Lee should take a few lessons from her.  I also like the easy camaraderie between her and Bobby.  I'm sure there are things they plan to talk about and get across to viewers but they don't come across as scripted.  I seldom watch the travel around food shows but I'm enjoying this one.

I wanted to eat everything in both steak houses.  I'd love to know how much a porterhouse steak dinner costs in NYC.  I was going to Google the restaurant but I forgot its name.

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1 hour ago, biakbiak said:

a few years ago it was around $100 for the porterhouse for 2.

The menu made me hungry all over again.  The price is a lot more than any dinner would be around here but not as bad as I expected considering it's a fancy restaurant in New York City.  

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In addition to Sophie getting a leg up from Bobby, she probably got one from her mom Kate Connelly, who has a degree in Journalism. Kate's father worked as a journalist, so it seems to have a family tradition.

It's sad that when you Google Kate Connelly, her fame is mostly tied to being married to Bobby Flay.

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On 9/13/2019 at 6:02 PM, mlp said:

The menu made me hungry all over again.  The price is a lot more than any dinner would be around here but not as bad as I expected considering it's a fancy restaurant in New York City.  

The two of them need to stop saying totally, I’m thinking of making it a drinking game. 🍺🍷🍺

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