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Watch Stephen Colbert Make it Rain with Endives

Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

Last night comedian Stephen Colbert shared a gift he received with the audience after mentioning endives in a segment last week. After criticizing the "godless" TomTato by saying "It's Adam and Eve, not Adam and Endive," the president of the California Endive Farms sent Colbert "a generous attempt at payola" in the form of a letter complimenting his pronunciation and a box of endives. Shouts Colbert: "Free endive motherf*ckers! Time to make it rain!" And with Chamillionaire's "Ridin' Dirty" playing in the background, he sure does. Go, watch:

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