| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:57 AM
A three-part finale? Are you kidding me?
Looking back at past seasons, they’ve all lasted about 16 or 17 episodes. This season felt longer because it was Boston, where the frigid weather and overall snobbery make a month feel like a year....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Ever wondered why Boston is called “Bean Town”? Me neither. But since this is the last challenge in Boston, Padma will give us one last local history lesson.
Apparently back in the day, the locals used to bake beans in molasses, and it was...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:03 PM
You can now buy a line of frozen food by Padma Lakshmi at Costco. The "Top Chef" judge, model and author is selling Padma's Easy Exotic Spanish Paella at locations in the Los Angeles area.
Lakshmi's version of the Valencian rice dish is made with...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:24 AM
Just in case you were wondering, George Pagnois wants to remind everyone that he is both white and he likes girls. George does a roll call of everyone left: “We’ve got a little Asian (Mei), a lesbian Asian (Melissa), a gay black dude (Gregory)...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:30 AM
The Producers Guild of America, a major bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Monday the nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award for motion pictures: “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,&...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:29 PM
"American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:47 AM
"Why is Andy Cohen the QuickFire judge this week?"
That must be the question going through the minds of our remaining five chefs as they walk into the “Top Chef” kitchen. That is, if they even know who Andy Cohen is.
We know Andy because...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
UPDATE: Tickets are now on sale for Intro's first dinner series.
Rich Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises has partnered with former L2O chef Matthew Kirkley to open Intro, a restaurant/school concept with ticketed dinners prepared by rotating...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Here’s a question: Why is it called “Restaurant Wars”? There are two restaurants and they battle it out only once. So if anything, it should be called "Restaurants War," right?
Then again, it doesn’t matter what it is called,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Gregory is on a roll.
He’s won two challenges in a row and Katsuji jokingly says he going to hit Gregory in the face when he’s asleep. That’s not funny, and it makes no sense. Though I think Aaron would like to hit Katsuji in the face,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After last week’s double elimination, the collective mood is actually pretty light. Sure two people are gone, but the rest of the group knew those two weren’t going all the way anyway.
Katie says it’s all about surviving the next day....