Plana who plays Betty Suarezs [America Ferrera] loving dad, Ignacio says he eats like a king every time he goes to work on the set, and wouldnt trade his lunchtime for anything.
Plana says, The food they make for us that Im suppossed to pretend to cook on the show is super good. Sometimes America [Ferrera], Ana [Ortiz], and I dont even go off to lunch, and we just eat the prop food because its fantastic! We all love to eat!
But Plana admits that sometimes their behind-the-scenes grub sessions get the cast into some trouble.
Plana explains, We sit there and eat productions prop food and they get mad at us! They say, Guys, stop eating the food, and were like, Sorry, too late!
And while Plana is admittedly better at feasting than cooking, he has still picked up some practical pointers in the Ugly Betty kitchen.
He adds, Ive learned how to cook a little, which is kind of fun. Im even thinking about writing a cookbook by Tony Plana inspired by Ignacio Suarez and the Ugly Betty prop food!
Season two of Ugly Betty premieres September 27 on ABC.
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