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Top Chef: Finale  Season 13, Ep 15

To kick things off in the finale, Tom Colicchio shows off his cooking chops (just because he can). Then, the cheftestants' mentors show up to assist them in the final challenge: a four-course meal with a different key ingredient highlighted in each course. Familiar faces from earlier in the season return to pitch in as well.
posted by duffell on Mar 17, 2016 - 16 comments

Top Chef: Where It All Started  Season 13, Ep 13

Artisanal toast, a quickfire elimination, and a stint in the Fleur De Lys kitchen! Familiar faces from past seasons of Top Chef (and Top Chef Masters) abound.
posted by duffell on Mar 3, 2016 - 5 comments

Top Chef: Wok This Way  Season 13, Ep 12

The cheftestants compete to chop their best suey for the quickfire challenge. Several previously-eliminated chefs return to help with the elimination challenge: developing a fast-casual dining concept!
posted by duffell on Feb 25, 2016 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Hammer Time  Season 13, Ep 11

Oakland & San Francisco! For the quickfire, the remaining 7 chefs create rap personas & matching dishes to serve to culturally relevant rap icon MC Hammer. For the elimination challenge, our chefs traverse time, space, and the San Francisco Public Library!
posted by duffell on Feb 18, 2016 - 7 comments

Top Chef: Restaurant Wars, Part II  Season 13, Ep 10

PART DEUX! It's time for dinner service. Phillip shows off his chest tats to the customers.
posted by duffell on Feb 11, 2016 - 9 comments

Top Chef: Restaurant Wars, Part I  Season 13, Ep 9

The chefs sing the "Restaurant Wars" song, and two teams go head-to-head as they prepare to open their own Chair Lunch Dinner.
posted by duffell on Feb 4, 2016 - 9 comments

Top Chef: Where's the Beef?  Season 13, Ep 8

The chefs get super soigné during the quickfire. For the elimination, 3 teams go head-to-head at a beefsteak banquet and make a lot of dick jokes.
posted by duffell on Jan 28, 2016 - 11 comments

Top Chef: Back in the Day  Season 13, Ep 7

Familiar faces abound! Antonia Lofaso returns to Top Chef to judge the quickfire. The chefs look back 10 years with their main dishes and get emotional. Michael Voltaggio walks around the kitchen with Tom and intimidates the contestants with his calm intensity. Mei Lin makes an appearance at the dinner table.
posted by duffell on Jan 21, 2016 - 10 comments

Top Chef: Banannaise  Season 13, Ep 6

San Diego! Fish tacos! A lobster freakout! A plating mishap! Sudden death quickfire! Judges' brew! Banannaise! Emeril! Blais!
posted by duffell on Jan 14, 2016 - 15 comments

Top Chef: Big Gay Wedding  Season 13, Ep 5

The chefs make "date" dishes for the quickfire, and cater a wedding for 25 gay couples (officiated by Padma!) for the elimination challenge. The inimitable Art Smith shows up to renew his vows and serve as guest judge.
posted by duffell on Jan 9, 2016 - 17 comments

Last Chance Kitchen discussion in Top Chef posts?

Question for Top Chef fans on FanFare: what should we do about Last Chance Kitchen in our discussion threads? fffm has raised the question and I think it bears discussing. [more inside]
posted by duffell on Dec 21, 2015 - 9 comments

Top Chef: It's a Dry Heat  Season 13, Ep 4

The chefs hang out with Jose Andres in the desert. Teams compete in a progressive meal competition. Padma goes golfing.
posted by duffell on Dec 20, 2015 - 15 comments

Top Chef: Spines and Vines  Season 13, Ep 3

Uni? Vineyard? Yes please.
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering on Dec 11, 2015 - 9 comments

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