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Review: On MTV's 'House of Food,' drama gets dialed to high heat
Review: On MTV's 'House of Food,' drama gets dialed to high heat

That show you've been waiting for, where "The Real World" meets "MasterChef," has arrived. "House of Food" is its name and like "The Real World" it is on MTV and brings a bunch of strangers into a big house together, and like "MasterChef," professional chefs judge amateur cooks. There will be a winner at the end (and winners along the way), but the first two hours -- the series debuts Monday -- and the "Real World" model suggest that nobody will be sent home unless it stems "naturally," emphasis on the quotation marks, from the show's serial narrative: a familiar tale of uneasy cohabitation, post-adolescent...

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