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'Top Chef: Masters' recap, Episode 9 -- 'Old School, New School'

'Top Chef: Masters' recap, Episode 9 -- 'Old School, New School'

It’s the final countdown. Do do doot do, do do doot doo doo. Lorena, Kerry, and Chris are still standing. I have no idea how the final finals will work, as they seem to change it every season (two finalists! three finalists! one finalist and a goat!), so who knows what will happen at the end of this episode.

The Quickfire is to test the chefs’ communication skills. There is a confessional-like whisper wall set up at each workstation which the chefs must communicate through to their unnamed partners. Each chef must dictate to their “mystery teammate” and instruct them on how to make a dish identical to their own. I think I speak for everyone when I say this is a really, really...