The Cambridge Hotel ep of Hotel Hell

gordon ramsay hotel hell cambridge hotel

Experience the transformative powers of my British accent...

The Cambridge Hotel episode of Gordon Ramsay's Hotel Hell aired last night. If you missed it and would like to watch it, the Fox website says the full ep will be available online August 28. (You can watch it now if you have Hulu Plus, or you're a Dish or Verizon subscriber.)

You've seen this show even if you haven't seen this show. Ramsay shows up, things look bad, he scolds some people and tells them how bad they are, we witness an epiphany produced by the scolding -- and look at how much better everything is now. Here's a representative clip from last night's show in which Ramsay scolds owner John Imhof about the apple pie.*

And, hey: Steve got a few seconds -- and even one line -- which was fun. Also: here's an account of Jerry's visit post-Ramsay.

As you probably know, the hotel wasn't ultimately saved. It was foreclosed upon and sold at auction in June. [Post-Star]

Related: NYT had an interesting story about what happens after these restaurant makeover shows leave -- it appears that very few of the places end up doing well.

*Apple pie a la mode was first created at the Cambridge Hotel. Maybe.

photo: Hotel Hell/Fox

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Stuff to do this weekend

Oh, weekend -- we were afraid you'd never arrive. But it's Friday, and like clockwork, here you are. After the jump, we have some plans... (more)

Morning Blend

On the second day of testimony in the Albany County Family Court case over whether Brenda VanAlstyne should be allowed to have custody of Kenneth... (more)

AOA7 drawing: Fort Orange General Store, The Cheese Traveler, Saratoga Sweets Candy Co.

The last prize of the week includes: + A $25 gift certificate to the Fort Orange General Store in Albany. + A $15 gift certificate... (more)

A good spot to get General Tso's Chicken?

Sean emails: General Tso's Chicken is a huuuuuge guilty pleasure of mine. It was a staple of my college diet. Trouble is, since moving out... (more)

The recent evolution of Troy, as charted by the New York Times

Like some sort of multi-year tidal cycle on the Hudson River, the attention of the New York Times briefly shifts upriver to focus on the... (more)

Recent Comments

Tulips from Spring, the swimming holes from Summer, the foliage from Fall, and a first snow from Winter!

AOA7 drawing: Fort Orange General Store, The Cheese Traveler, Saratoga Sweets Candy Co.

...has 93 comments, most recently from Becky

A good spot to get General Tso's Chicken?

...has 32 comments, most recently from Jay

AOA7 drawing: Nine Pin Cider + Albany Distilling

...has 126 comments, most recently from Laura P

Thank you

...has 12 comments, most recently from Burnt My Fingers

West Wind Acres

...has 5 comments, most recently from jellen