Funny man J.B. Smoove is making bread off his TV dinners. After bringing the laughs in Chris Rock’s Top Five, the seasoned comic is returning for Season 3 of Four Courses with J.B. Smoove, having several seats with world-famous athletes, like John Starks, to astrophysicists, like Neil DeGrasse Tyson, for good food and even better conversation.
VIBE: Four Courses is back at it again. What are some changes in the format we can expect to see?
J.B. Smoove: Every season, we have a different array of athletes, comedians, actors, musicians, astrophysicists—it doesn’t matter. This season, we turn it up a notch. I’ve definitely expanded my guest list. I tell all my guests, ‘Although you’re being invited to sit at this table, it’s about everyone interacting with each other.’ It really feels like a bunch of friends just having dinner. It’s that simple.
What were some meals you had?
I had a chicken dish [that] involved a brick. Somehow, you put something in a metal pan and then they put a brick on top of it to hold it down. I found that to be so amazing. It was delicious. I never had anything on a menu that involved the word “brick.” When we have a dish [on the show], I always ask ‘Have you ever had this before?’ Some people are very hamburger and hotdog people, pizza people. I want to give people a chance to experience a nice meal and get treated by your boy like this.
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