The critic focuses on the first part of the cooking process.
The critic makes a case for Sang's lukewarn sablefish.
Francis Lam "was thrilled to hear this week’s challenge was about representing L.A. on a menu."
Francis Lam marvels at Bryan's Asian-inspired dish.
Francis debates what makes a good critic -- and a good dish for that matter.
Francis Lam expresses his and his fellow judges' anxiety over competing in the Quickfire Challenge.
Francis Lam really likes a well-cooked potato.
Francis Lam explains why he is grateful he didn't meet Dita Von Teese.
Francis Lam shares what it was like to dine with Holly Madison.
Francis Lam describes an emotional meal with the Hualapai tribe.
Francis Lam describes his first experience at Judges' Table.