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Disrupting Cantu's Disruptive Food Countdown

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 1, 2009 3:20PM

Much speculation has been made about Homaro Cantu's Disruptive Food countdown and the big reveal he's supposed to announce on November 13. Privately we've been asking ourselves and others, "Wouldn't it be a big letdown if it just turned out to be another Food Network show?" Our suspicions were further piqued by the Chicago Bites team of Tammy Green and Bridget Houlihan. They had dinner over the weekend with Ted Allen in moto's private downstairs dining room and said the room will "apparently will soon be transformed into to a TV studio for a new cooking show."

While we expect Cantu to reveal "the biggest paradigm shift in food over the last 50 years" in about six weeks, a source who wished to remain anonymous confirmed that a tv program is part of the agenda. But it's not going to be a Food Network program. In keeping with Cantu's interest in science, design and open source patent development, and their correlation to food, the program will premiere on Discovery Network's Planet Green in the first quarter of 2010.

Filming for the program's first season will continue in moto's makeshift studio through December. Additionally, the program has also been picked up for a second season of 26 episodes.