Pro Chef Tries to Make General Tso’s Chicken Faster Than Delivery | Taking on Takeout

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Bon Appétit

3 months ago

Harold Villarosa, like many of us, grew up eating General Tso's chicken. It's a takeout staple that you've probably ordered at some point. We challenged Harold to make his own General Tso's chicken with fried rice faster than it takes for delivery to arrive. Was he up to the challenge?
Looking for a way to support restaurants and cook at home? Do as Harold does in this new video and take on takeout: order your personal favorite delivery dishes and try to cook them at home in the same time it takes for them to arrive. You’ll be putting money into the restaurant industry, challenging yourself, and you'll have double the food. See if Harold, who grew up eating General Tso’s chicken at countless Chinese-American spots in The Bronx, can create a version similar to the takeout one.

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Pro Chef Tries to Make General Tso’s Chicken Faster Than Delivery | Taking on Takeout

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Bradley Nevins
Bradley Nevins 18 hours ago
I love this guy! Please have more of him!!
George Powell
George Powell Day ago
Why was he so rude to the restaurant?
Jonathan Datu
Jonathan Datu Day ago
WE LOVE HAROLD. WE WANT MORE HAROLD
tsummarh
tsummarh 2 days ago
Blueberries - It didn't come out right. Have you tried Chilli Jam - Jamie O recommended. Ask all nieces and nephews.
JDragonX
JDragonX 2 days ago
I fucks with this chef heavy.
David Klimaszewski
David Klimaszewski 2 days ago
By far, my favorite addition since BA f'd themselves.
Mike Barbee
Mike Barbee 4 days ago
I love making this dish! I use jarred sauce tho by iron chef. 🤣
Gaz Cooper
Gaz Cooper 4 days ago
Ya forgot the rice wine vinigar bro
Jaimie Mondragon
Jaimie Mondragon 5 days ago
A and two lol 🙌🏾
Abs
Abs 6 days ago
Definitely need his recipe/video for that fermented crab!
Damion Bascombe
Damion Bascombe 6 days ago
BX ALL DAY!!!
brandon valencia
brandon valencia 6 days ago
Damm he just swallowed that entire spoon in one go 😳😳 12:45
Jem Cal
Jem Cal 6 days ago
“Somebody’s gonna come get you” Translation: I ain’t going no where, y’all pay me to cook 😂
Deja Meor
Deja Meor 6 days ago
that palappa looks yummy😍and harolds fried rice and chicken looks waaaay better
Barbara Dolores Santos
Barbara Dolores Santos 6 days ago
Hahahaha Chef Harold is hilarious. Why did it take me 3 months to see this on my feed? bring him back!
waleed A
waleed A 6 days ago
That charred rice on the fried rice is a plus not burnt... And Muslims don't eat meat over all ?!!! 😳😒 I don't think i like this guy
waleed A
waleed A 6 days ago
That starch is clumping in the sauce 😳... Make a slurry first dude 🤦🏻
QuietStormX
QuietStormX 7 days ago
Where is the Recipe for what You created???? I'd like to make it too and taste.. 👍😎
Benjamin Dickson
Benjamin Dickson 7 days ago
Sign this chef up full time.
Jerome Roxas
Jerome Roxas 7 days ago
Harold the truth! Beast coast Pinoy!
Light Traveler
Light Traveler 8 days ago
where did Harold go?
SolarMoth
SolarMoth 8 days ago
everything DIY until FERMENTED CRAB.
Eric Jobe
Eric Jobe 8 days ago
I love this guy. He needs to be everywhere. Give me more Harold! Give this guy a freaking contract!
Madelyn Jungemann
Madelyn Jungemann 8 days ago
I love him I want him to have his own show
TriciawiththeTRUTH
TriciawiththeTRUTH 9 days ago
he's so REAL!!!! VERY refreshing!! Real and has wisdom, such a great combination 🌟Much respect!
Madd Dr. Ew
Madd Dr. Ew 9 days ago
this was awesome
Jessica Moffitt
Jessica Moffitt 10 days ago
Freaking love this guy, please never leave
Ninja_Phil
Ninja_Phil 11 days ago
i'm like 4 months late. but i need Harold's Recipe.
Gabriela Estikle
Gabriela Estikle 11 days ago
The bad thing in this new Serie is that we can't get attacked to the new chefs 😢 i need sola
Siobhan Reynolds
Siobhan Reynolds 11 days ago
THIS GUY ALL DAY! What a riot.
Toby H
Toby H 11 days ago
Harolds dish looks so much better, bet it tasted way better as well. Good video ty.
Jeanette Lanese
Jeanette Lanese 11 days ago
Well, this guy is a new favorite. More Harold please!
Raw Bliss
Raw Bliss 12 days ago
This is really at Martha's house?
Louise Emborong
Louise Emborong 14 days ago
Oooh Palapa is rarely represented. ✨✨✨👌
Oliver Turner
Oliver Turner 15 days ago
Chef makes food before another chef makes and delivers the same food
LivvieLynn
LivvieLynn 17 days ago
Bon Appetit is now tryig to copy Tasty... kind of sad...
afraid of butterflies
afraid of butterflies 19 days ago
This was incredible
Kanyon Norris
Kanyon Norris 22 days ago
Anyone else just love this guy's personality?
Sheng Yang
Sheng Yang 24 days ago
The fact that not one wok was used hurts my asian soul and my mother feels the disgrace
Mimi Lam
Mimi Lam 25 days ago
I love this video! I can’t wait to try this recipe out 🤤 also I love his personality and he has mad skills
faye
faye 25 days ago
Noooo please release contents with Harold, he's really fun to watch. I always visit your page to see if you uploaded a video of him
Aryaman Singh
Aryaman Singh 22 days ago
Same!
A Fizzo
A Fizzo 26 days ago
About to go watch every Harold video I can find! Ok BA, you found a winner - don't f!@% this up!
Chris
Chris 28 days ago
How about giving us the recipe?
SmokeBasilisk
SmokeBasilisk Month ago
I would love to see XiaomaNYC try Harold's food vs the food he can find them for chinese food. See if that changes Harold's view on it any or if he pretty much still hates chinese food.
Timothy Low
Timothy Low Month ago
I'm Chinese, in South East Asia, and wondering who dafuq is General Tso. Here we have "gu lao rou" as the equivalent I think, though it's missing the chilli. Edit: I know who General Tso is since I read up on Chinese history, but the dish is literally made up and has nothing to do with the man
Ryan Robertson
Ryan Robertson Month ago
The second you see someone using a Kunz spoon in a USposts video you know they are legit.
Gabrielle Tolentino
Gabrielle Tolentino Month ago
yo, where is uncle harold
lololololol
lololololol Month ago
bruh i thought this dude was the guy who plays ned in the spiderman movies
Regor
Regor Month ago
Hope this guy gets paid after all the stuff I’ve heard about BA
Jonas Haber
Jonas Haber Month ago
He really hate that french chef hahahaha
todd howwy
todd howwy Month ago
now that's what rick james call... The Stickiest of the icky
Tony Garcia
Tony Garcia Month ago
BAM!
Molly
Molly Month ago
I want to know more about polapa!
M.D. SUDEAM
M.D. SUDEAM Month ago
My favorite! The chefs dish looked soooooo good.
Alden Audric Matondo
Alden Audric Matondo Month ago
Filipinos can cook don’t sleep
Ben Knudsen
Ben Knudsen Month ago
So much casual skill and style to the way he cooks. Hats off to this dude
Mike Phang
Mike Phang Month ago
Wwhoooooo Dropping Knowledge "Don't attach yourself to the outcomes" Chef Harold !
cajunxazn
cajunxazn Month ago
The way he says, “General Tso’s” smh
Juice Wrld
Juice Wrld Month ago
Kfc don't double fry
Go Ham
Go Ham Month ago
coconut? no thanks
RJ Satchithananthan
RJ Satchithananthan Month ago
Harold is a G and hes got serious culinary chops too. I'll watch this guy cook all day.
InviteTheLight Readings
InviteTheLight Readings Month ago
BRO! Thank you for that egg slurry. That was a first! I'm trying that for SURE.
chris hervieux
chris hervieux Month ago
What's this guy's IG
dark chinley
dark chinley Month ago
im so glad they stopped with the stupid editing
Collette Ryder
Collette Ryder Month ago
I need this recipe.
Ester
Ester Month ago
Mo fo has a mouth 😂
Irv Zap
Irv Zap Month ago
i'm not a fan of him
dj_advantage
dj_advantage Month ago
I don't know how I got to this video but I mess with this guy lol
Michael Maksirisombat
Michael Maksirisombat Month ago
That was so much crab meat lol
Brookeoflivingwater
Brookeoflivingwater Month ago
We love him
james Huitt
james Huitt Month ago
Nice vid harold is cool
faye
faye Month ago
i love him so much
Teige Halligan
Teige Halligan Month ago
He’s like the cool uncle that u visit for a weekend and he’s making you dinner
ryan sullivan
ryan sullivan Month ago
I love his top energy
Jade TheBlade
Jade TheBlade Month ago
Put this guy on more! He seemed hella real and nutty 😂😂😂
Kill
Kill Month ago
Tf Staten Island do
blue
blue Month ago
I love this guy
Natasha Agrama
Natasha Agrama Month ago
He’s my favorite... masterful, funny, and chill... yay...
Christian Basa
Christian Basa Month ago
Is this a stolen idea or did you guys do it before Joshua Weissman?
Koala Comptroller
Koala Comptroller Month ago
Need more of this dude!!!
Yilen Pan
Yilen Pan Month ago
gotta learn these knife skills
Andre Schneider
Andre Schneider Month ago
philippines 🇵🇭
J J
J J Month ago
Some spots make it in 10-15 minutes
Bee Kha
Bee Kha Month ago
Tears just slowly drop without me knowing, while listening to this
Luke Middleton
Luke Middleton Month ago
No slurry of the cornstarch made lumps in the sauce. Apologies for the call out, great video.
Marc Murray
Marc Murray Month ago
Faster than delivery but has weighed out ingredients on a tray
Carissa Mylin
Carissa Mylin Month ago
I love this guy. I really appreciate the authenticity.
Ricardo Amante
Ricardo Amante Month ago
gotta give harold his own brand of edits/stylization to go with his fire personality
Hashimina
Hashimina Month ago
mah man talking mad sh*t on french chefs, respect
Anirban Samanta
Anirban Samanta Month ago
HIRE this man to do more videos, like, right NOW! Love his attitude and personality.
Chris Cenatiempo
Chris Cenatiempo Month ago
Bring him back. Great video
Sophie Maccallan
Sophie Maccallan Month ago
take ya self down a peg !!
Benjamin Kinsey
Benjamin Kinsey Month ago
Chef Harold is a great man
NOob Nation69
NOob Nation69 Month ago
All the Tso’s here is just spice and no sweet. I hate it
Frank Brenner
Frank Brenner Month ago
I like this dude. Dude got that fire chef skills.
Cardinal Crystal
Cardinal Crystal Month ago
I love him!
Miracle Winchester
Miracle Winchester Month ago
Tangina. NOT ME WATCHING PALAPA BEING USED IN A BA VIDEO. SHET KUYA. YOU GAVE ME GOOSEBUMPS. I never expected that.
Tal Moore
Tal Moore Month ago
He tried to cheat by calling a place that's 50 blocks away, lol.
Katlyn Nohr
Katlyn Nohr Month ago
the sadness on Harold’s face when he’s eating the take out 😂😂
ERIC EDWARDS
ERIC EDWARDS Month ago
My mans so calm with that 30 mins man 😂😂 Thats flex right there
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