An evening with the Hairy Bikers

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Food Discussions' started by morning glory, Mar 22, 2019.

  1. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    Tomorrow I'm off to Canterbury to see the Hairy Bikers who are currently on tour around the UK. For those of you who don't know, they are a very down to earth pair of TV celebrity cooks (Si and Dave) who are also bikers. I've seen them once before at the Birmingham food show back in 2013 and they are very entertaining.

    I've splashed out on VIP tickets (loads of money!) as a treat for my partner who is a fan. Not sure what the VIP ticket includes apart from front row seats but I think we get a private Q&A session with them plus a goody bag... we will see. Anyone else a fan?

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  2. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Not a fan of cooks who use gimmicks. Just show me how to cook, not motor bikes or cars, or moustaches.

    Russ
     
  3. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    They are seriously unpretentious (which is why I like them). They were both bikers before they got together. A couple of working class lads who made good. They don't use gimmicks really - they just cook and travel.
     
  4. Karen W

    Karen W Senior Member

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    Hairy Bikers.:giggle: Have a great time. :)
    Eta. Ooooooh. Goody bags! Let us know what the goodies were.
     
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  5. Herbie

    Herbie Senior Member

    I think they are great. Mu Mum does not like the sound of hairy chefs.

    I agree, they are very down to earth. They did a great tour of Britain looking at local dishes and another learning from 'Mum' (home cooks )
     
  6. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Call me fussy but I just don't like Ramsay as well, swearing is who he is, don't get me wrong I've got a potty mouth but I just don't like it. I love rick stein but his son running off his back does my head in. I don't watch him as well.

    Russ
     
  7. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

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    Ramsey is not good, his 'hard man' persona is rather silly.
     
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  8. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

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    How was it?
     
  9. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Yes, how was it. Does your partner cook as well as you or just a fan of the guys?

    Russ
     
  10. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    It was great - they held the audience non-stop for two 60 minute sessions. It was very irreverent and hysterically funny. I don't know where they get the stamina. Lots of stories, ad libbing and live cooking on stage. They also showed clips of never seen before TV footage. As VIP guests also had a private Q & A session with them which lasted 30 mins. There were about 25 VIP guests attending that. You could ask them any questions you liked. All in all a great evening. I'd certainly recommend.
     
  11. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    He doesn't cook at all any more. He used to when I met him but seems to have forgotten how.
     
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  12. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

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    Leicester UK
    Sounds like a fab time, glad you enjoyed it :happy:
     
  13. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Sounds like he's spoilt,lol.

    Russ
     
  14. Karen W

    Karen W Senior Member

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    My ex always showed up at dinner time.

    No goodie bags?
     
  15. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    That was the bit that really annoyed me - they really shouldn't have described a cotton tote bag with the Hairy Bikers printed on it and only a plastic water bottle inside as a goodie bag! I can only think you were supposed to go and buy the goodies yourself from the Hairy Bikers memento stall in the foyer!
     
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