‘Top Chef’s Last Chance Kitchen Offers Shot at Redemption

Following the disappointment of their post-bubble elimination on last night’s “Top Chef,” Andrew Curren and Janine Falvo were treated to a pleasant surprise. The two chef’testants were offered a shot at redemption in the first episode of this season’s new web companion series, “Last Chance Kitchen.” The gist of LCK is this: The winner of […]

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Two New Judges Join ‘Top Chef’ Season 9

Giddy up! Bravos’ cooking up a chef’s surprise: Two new judges have been added to the mix for Season 9 of “Top Chef,” which will have a southwestern flair. Host Padma Lakshmi and judges Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons will be joined by two new faces at judges’ table: restaurateur Emeril Lagasse and critically acclaimed […]

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Rocco DiSpirito Cooks Up Yet Another Reality Show

By David Knowles LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – How much do you love Rocco DiSpirito? How you answer that question might determine your reaction to Bravo’s latest Top Chef imitator “Rocco’s Dinner Party,” which premieres June 15. The former chef at New York’s Union Pacific, DiSpirito embarked on a reality television career back in 2003, […]

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Bravo Goes Spin-Off Crazy With New Programming Slate

Familiar faces in new situations – that’s one of the strategies Bravo is adopting as it develops a new round of shows that will begin premiering over the next few months and into next year. The cable channel best known for its “Real Housewives” franchises and shows such as “Top Chef” (which just had another […]

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And The New ‘Top Chef’ Is…

***SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW THE RESULTS OF WEDNESDAY’S “TOP CHEF” FINALE*** “Top Chef: Redemption Island All-Stars” has crowned a victor… Richard Blais won the title and the $200,000 Buitoni-furnished pot over Mike Isabella in Wednesday night’s “Top Chef” season finale. “I didn’t think I could do it,” a […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘Top Chef All-Stars‘ (10pm on Bravo) **Season Finale** Watch Episodes On Demand It’s all come down to this in the finale: Richard vs. Mike Isabella for the title. Who will go home the victor with the record-breaking $200,000 grand prize? Whoever it is will need help from past chef’testants to please the judges […]

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‘Top Chef’s Antonia: I Was Heartbroken

And then there were two. Last night Antonia Lofaso was eliminated from “Top Chef: All-Stars,” leaving Richard Blais and Mike Isabella to duke it out in next week’s finale. On a call Thursday, Antonia discussed her heartbreak over leaving the competition and why her cousin Mike rubbed her the wrong way. On where she watched […]

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