Pearson, however, had an entirely different experience. At the first restaurant, he was seated "tucked away in a corner," as he described it. At the second, Pearson and friend were ignored for six minutes. They then left, only to return at the behest of producers, after which time they were seated... at the back of the restaurant. At the final eatery, where the models had squeezed in at the bar, Pearson and his companion attempted to take the models' seats as soon as they were vacated. A restaurant host told him there were no seats -- including the ones clearly open at the bar.
If you're reading this story in the US (likely), you won't be able to watch the show online, due to regional controls. Ya know, unless you do one of those browser VPN workaround things [Ed. note: we're not condoning such chicanery]. But the investigation goes to show that while you can't judge a book by its cover, a menu presents an entirely different circumstance.