After 30 plus challenges, 14 eliminations, and two cities later the Top Chef finale finally arrived. In the last episode, “Mano a Mano,” we watched Mei and Gregory battle it out for the coveted title of Top Chef. Gregory and Mei have been the top two contenders throughout the entire competition. Coming into the finale, Gregory had one up on Mei with winning four eliminations challenges while Mei only won three. The competition was at a dead heat and this last challenge in Mexico would decide who would be Top Chef. Continue reading
Starting off with a toast to Katsuji seemed like the perfect way to say hello to Top Chef after its two-week hiatus. With five chefs left, the competition is at an all time high.
For the Quick Fire Challenge, the chefs were taken back to their college roots. We are introduced to Andy Cohen and his college roommate and wait to see what the rest of the challenge has in store for the chefs. Continue reading
And then there were six. Top Chef is getting down to the grind, leaving the best to compete in the finale. This weeks episode involved classic literature and football, sending the contestants right back to high school. Continue reading
We’re down to the final eight! The season is living up to the crazy hype and creating unpredictable results. At the beginning of the season if you had asked me if this would be the current top eight, I would have said definitely no. The rankings that I predicted here, are certainly different now! Continue reading
Reality TV and cooking probably make for the best mashup on television. Enter: Top Chef! The show is back again with a crazy and unpredictable season taking place in Boston. The first episode of the season, which aired last Wednesday, October 15th, gave some insight to the insane season we are about to take part in.
The first episode started off with an insane challenge within the first few minutes. A Quick Fire challenge was announced and the classic challenge turned deadly within seconds. Padma Lakshmi, the host of the show, announced that the Quick Fire was “sudden death.” Basically, if you lose, you are done and out of the competition. Continue reading