We were down to the wire on last night's episode of Top Chef. With only 5 cheftestants left, they were truly put to the test in the final New York City elimination. Each had to make a special dish for a world-renowned culinary figure. Want to discuss the details? Well please (warning: spoilers ahead) read more
I was really disappointed with the outcome of Wednesday night's Top Chef. Jamie was my favorite cheftestant and I was certain she would make it to the final three. When I spoke with Jamie yesterday morning, I was surprised by her incredibly positive attitude. She's still hard at work at San Francisco's Absinthe, and fell asleep on the couch before she could catch her elimination on Top Chef.
To find out what she had to say about Stefan and scallops, read more
I'm bummed: The person I was rooting for was asked to leave during last night's episode of Top Chef. After the remaining six cheftestants were treated to a decadent lunch at guest judge Eric Ripert's New York City restaurant, Le Bernardin, they were asked to recreate a dish. Did you catch the show? To discuss in more depth (warning spoilers ahead), read more
On Top Chef, Jeff seemed like a pretty strong competitor. However, I wasn't surprised to watch Padma ask the blond to pack his knives and go. I spoke with Jeff yesterday, and he's still incredibly disappointed by his dismissal from the show. He spoke candidly about his relationship with Fabio and openly expressed his opinion of Toby Young. To find out what the chef, who's currently working at the Ritz Carlton in South Beach, had to say, read more
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Last night's Top Chef was an interesting episode. The chefs cooked with Quaker Oats, Padma dressed up like a football referee, and contestants from seasons past made an appearance. Were you watching? Did you pay attention to all of the delicious details? Find out now when you take my quiz!
The outcome of last night's Top Chef surprised me: I was certain another cheftestant was going to go home. Did you catch the competition? Quaker Oats was the obvious sponsor of the quick fire challenge and the chef, Scott Conant, of New York City's Scarpetta acted as guest judge. What did you think of the Super Bowl themed episode? To discuss in more detail (warning: spoilers ahead), read more
When I was watching this week's Top Chef, I knew from the get-go that Radhika was going home. You could tell her heart wasn't in the game. When I spoke with her over the phone, she was unenthusiastic about her experience and future. However, she's surprisingly "buddies with Stefan"! To find out what she had to say about her fellow contestants, restaurant wars, and the judges, read more
Over the past couple of weeks I grew to love Ariane on Top Chef, so when Padma asked her to "pack her knives and go," I was disappointed. The restaurant owner and mother got off to a rocky start in the first couple of episodes, but she hit her stride and took home several wins. I spoke with Ariane this morning and found out what she thought of the experience and what she's up to now, read more