Arizona restaurant reopens after bad reality TV experience


Arizona restaurant reopens after bad reality TV experience

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PHOENIX (AP) - A suburban Phoenix restaurant plans to reopen Tuesday night after it temporarily shut its doors following an embarrassing reality TV experience.

Wife and husband Amy and Samy Bouzaglo recently invited the popular makeover show "Kitchen Nightmares" to their Scottsdale restaurant after years of bad online reviews from unhappy customers.

They say they were the victims of online bullying, but host and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay agreed with the bad reviews. He found the food was undercooked or tasted bad.

The Bouzaglos got angry with Ramsay and he left the restaurant before making it over, a first for his show.

Amy's Baking Company temporarily closed after the episode was filmed.

A press conference that had been scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at the restaurant was canceled after legal threats from the show.

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