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Top Chef Charleston Episode 8 – Restaurant Wars

To those of you who have read my recaps of Top Chef in the past, please forgive me for repeating what I always say about Restaurant Wars. – I don’t … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Top Chef Charleston Episode 3: Choke Holds and Clammy Hands

Last year, I started noticing that the production quality in Top Chef has improved.   The editing has gotten much smoother and every episode is faster paced.   There isn’t … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 7 Comments

Top Chef California Episodes 9 and 10: Restaurant Wars

This is my fifth season watching the Top Chef, thus it’s my fifth time watching Restaurant Wars.   And I still go back to what I thought the first time I … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · 5 Comments

Top Chef Seattle Episode 10: Battle before the War

Episode 9     Episode 11 Now that we’re down to eight contestants, there’s a lot more time to get to know the chefs.  We learn about Josh’s dad passing away, … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 7 Comments