‘Top Chef’ Winner Revealed

The sibling rivalry storyline stoked all season on ‘Top Chef‘ came to a tearful conclusion on Wednesday night’s season finale. Michael Voltaggio, the bad boy chef least liked by viewers but who has mad kitchen skills, was named ‘Top Chef’ and the season 6 winner of $125,000. The cocky chef prevailed in the final kitchen […]

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Top Chef Interview: Deconstructing Ron

Ron Duprat, the lovable, jolly Haitian, who traveled to this country on the back of a banana boat, wound up the latest casualty in the Top Chef kitchen. Sure he didn’t properly interpret the concept of “deconstruction,” and maybe his seafood was a little dry, and his rice a little mealy, but when the camera […]

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Top Chef Las Vegas: If You Can’t Take The Heat, Get Out Of The Desert

When saddled with cooking a meal in 100 + degree heat with a lack of proper kitchen tools, the cheftestant’s on last night’s Top Chef resorted to sheer ingenuity, providing by far the most impressive challenge yet of the season. Thoughts, rants, and recapping of the episode, below. The Quickfire: It’s viewers choice! And what […]

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Top Chef Las Vegas: Zut Alors!

Cooking French cuisine is a delicate skill often met with much resistance from American chefs without the proper training. Of course as last night’s Top Chef proved, even if you have the training, scratch that, even if you’re FROM FRANCE, you aren’t guaranteed la victoire (that’s French for victory, in case you were wondering). Don’t […]

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Top Chef: Las Vegas – Flying High

If there’s one lesson worth learning in Top Chef, it’s that if you don’t have to make something extra, then don’t do it! Ashley figured that out with her panna cotta last week, and Mike I. almost got the boot because of his extraneous greek salad this week. Maybe someday the quality over quantity value […]

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5 Questions With Top Chef’s Gail Simmons

“Leave it to Bravo to book the season that we were filming the week of my wedding,” Top Chef judge and Food & Wine Magazine editor Gail Simmons joked of departing the reality cooking competition mid-season last year. “I left very abruptly and specifically to get married. And I’m back. It all worked out well,” […]

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