It’s like a family reunion: lots of familiar faces, lots of hugs, lots of passive-aggressive energy and lots of full frontal hatred. I think this season promises to be a fun one, with heightened emotions and high-level challenges. I never usually enjoy the first 5 episodes or so of Top Chef because there’s just too much going on with having to learn names and personalities and concentrate on 18 different dishes. At least for this season, we already know the chef’testants, know who we like and know who we want humiliated.
Unfortunately, this also means chefs that we love must leave. Sometimes too soon. Here’s the first chef’testant to pack up his/her knives. Find out who is PISSED and calls Tom Colicchio’s rise to stardom sad and heartbreaking.Read More›
There were a lot of things to get mad about on this week’s Top Chef: team elimination, Padma’s and Tom’s babies not participating in the challenge and that oven labeling issue.
At least those were my gripes. Here’s what the axed chef’testants have to say.Read More›
The latest and greatest news about celebrity chefs, served up buffet style.
– Learn how to cook like former Top Chef-er Spike Mendelsohn. Whether or not you wear a jaunty hat while in the kitchen is completely up to you.
– Padma Lakshmi is not just awkward in prime time — she’s awkward in late night, too!
After the jump…a food fight, the fishermen’s plight and my new channel don’t look right.Read More›