Original name: Feed the Beast
For two friends on the brink of losing everything, a dusty pipe dream of opening up an upscale restaurant in their hometown of the Bronx is all they have left to turn their lives around. Together, they take on the insanity of the New York restaurant world, and navigate its underbelly of petty criminals, corrupt officials and violent mobsters.
Aired 3 years ago - Aug 02, 2016
Tommy makes a bold offer to the Tooth Fairy to settle Dion's debt; TJ tries to figure out the disturbing truth of Rie's death by piecing together his memories.
Aired 3 years ago - Jul 26, 2016
TJ takes matters into his own hands when it comes to his tormentor; Tommy confronts Dion over his fears for his son.
Aired 3 years ago - Jul 19, 2016
Now knowing the truth about Dion's betrayal, Tommy starts to unravel. Meanwhile, the Tooth Fairy offers Dion a solution to all of his troubles.
Aired 3 years ago - Jul 12, 2016
Dion begrudgingly seeks help from his former mentor when faced with an empty restaurant; Tommy has a shocking revelation.
Aired 3 years ago - Jul 05, 2016
Tommy questions Don's friendship with Rie as he revisits the past. Some uninvited guests cause trouble during the soft opening.
You've already done
so much, but welcoming...
so when you lost your parents,
I know. Would you just...
I came to apologize.
Hey, you know, we're having
a private opening
I rest my case.
I mean, I'm almost positive.
If this meal is your
version of an apology,
If this continues, we will have war.
for ordering a hit on my father.
Val, Val, thinner, finer.
It's looking good, though.
Um, we'll... We'll make it quick.
You know, one of my brothers
from my squad got a job there
all right, opening a
restaurant... it's not easy.
while allowing the citrus to shine.
Hey. Why so stingy with the bread?
I didn't think you were gonna come.
Hmm. I didn't know
you were coming tonight.
But just, since I'm curious,
She's a crier.
Nancy Hansen. Child Protective Services.
As opposed to what?
She's from Child Protective Services.
Chef, get in here! Don't be shy.
- Yes, Mose!
Huh. That's sweet.
- But tonight, it truly is.
Aired 3 years ago - Jun 28, 2016
Tommy struggles through Rie's birthday for the first time since her death and he ends up lashing out.
Aired 3 years ago - Jun 21, 2016
Tommy and Dion scheme to reclaim Thirio from Aidan's arrogant chef. Meanwhile, Dion's reckless scramble to pay the Tooth Fairy puts TJ at risk.
Aired 3 years ago - Jun 14, 2016
Tommy and Dion bring Thirio to life with Rie's designs, but in order to pay for it all, the guys have to resort to crime.
Without proof, I can't
very well question
to figure out the logistics
here, all right?
Got a problem?
Thank you, Mr. Moran.
♪ Fever dreams ♪
He's, uh... He's the main
investor in our restaurant,
I mean, yeah. Thanks.
I'm not soft.
Don't touch it for a year.
and we just cashed our
start-up check for $75,000.
What do we need two walk-ins for?
but I want you to know
that you're not alone.
I can't afford to pay him.
No, the point is that...
Okay, all right, listen up,
okay, this is gonna be intense.
Well, show me you want to learn.
Come on, let's get cooking.
No, our agreement is
whatever I say it is.
You're the wine guy.
to build up a restaurant in the Bronx!
Something like this happens
again, you come to me, right?
Call me crazy,
just like much more expensive wines,
An Australian Shiraz from 2011
with an owl on the label, right?
It's wine jargon. You... You smell it.
Oh, my God.
Beastie Boys for him.
I'd like you to stay.
Dion, I told you absolutely not!
That's total junk. Don't
you know anything?
Mose, man! What did you do?
- (CELLPHONE RINGING)
and, uh, somebody got hurt... bad.
It's okay to take your
dad's dirty money,
you stupid son of a bi...
You waste of space!
Aired 3 years ago - Jun 07, 2016
Tommy and Dion court an unlikely investor, Tommy's estranged father. Meanwhile, TJ's troubles at school lead to a dangerous misunderstanding at home.
I'll need to see this alleged contact
Yeah. Right. Yeah. Uh, hey, Pilar.
It's really more...
H-Hey! What are you doing?
What have you done about the Greek
I mean, you got this.
We, uh, we've always wanted
our own place, a restaurant.
What's the one thing everyone
says the Bronx doesn't have?
with skordalia and parsley oil.
Look, your dad's kind of busy,
so I'm gonna be your Uber.
God damn it.
Tommy and I are doing a tasting.
I think two dignified men
can do better than to have
with that Tooth Fairy
Polak, but be careful, huh?
Definitely Old World.
Come here, come here. You hear that?
That is a sous vide quail
The food under the fancy.
No. Uh, no, absolutely not.
All right, we have a deal.
She was in the neighborhood? No, no, no.
And, well, you know, Dion
knows food and I know wine,
can't resist that boy's beautiful face.
they, uh... They go away over time.
send him back into his damn rut,
Actually, not really.
I'm really happy for you.
Getting a huge shipment of
blow coming in any day.
Why don't you head upstairs,
get ready for bed, yeah?
Aired 3 years ago - Jun 05, 2016
In debt with the mob, Dion tries to convince Tommy to go after their dream of opening a restaurant in the Bronx.
And when I do, I know where
to find a good lawyer.
I'm looking for your nephew.
what a difference that
would make for T.J.
Yeah, well, parts of it.
Yeah? Yeah, no. We're... We're in love.
Ah, j-j-just... Just hold on, champ.
Look for dried red
fruits, a medium body,
Yeah, well, it's gonna be hard
if you're moving to Paris.
Who's gonna make fun of it with me? Huh?
Well, where's the "Bible"? Forget it.
Actually, I'm, like, the manager.
Was going on a... On a sourcing trip.
Yeah, we're, uh... We're looking into...
Uh, cab door.
This is gonna be the
signature dish of Thirio.
You don't know what it's
like to be in love,
Look, if we do this restaurant