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Sophie Gayot on the set of CBS' "The Insider"
Sophie Gayot on the set of "The Insider" .

On July 30, 2008, Sophie Gayot was invited to appear on “The Insider,” the CBS nightly, half-hour entertainment newsmagazine, which ranks second only to "Entertainment Tonight" in the genre. Sophie was interviewed by Victoria Recaño, and the pair had a discussion based on the just-released book Waiter Rant, in which the author, a former waiter, reveals dirty secrets about restaurants.


View the July 30th segment of CBS's The Insider

Following Sophie's appearance on CBS' "The Insider," we want to hear your unappetizing experiences at filthy restaurants on our forum—and don't spare the dirty details!

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