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Top Chef Boston Episode 9: Big Sausage

Previous Episode Next Episode  I always wonder how I’d do as a contestant on Top Chef.  Obviously, as a corporate schmuck with self-taught culinary skills, I’d get smoked.  Like beaten bad … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

Top Chef Seattle Episode 17: Finale Part 2

Episode 16 Before I get into this week’s recap, I want to thank you for stopping by.  I hope you enjoyed these recaps as I (most of the time) enjoyed … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 5 Comments

Top Chef Seattle Episode 11: Restaurant Wars

Episode 10          Episode 12 It was Restaurant Wars week again!  This is where the chefs are split into two teams then build and run a restaurant in … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Top Chef Seattle Episode 9: Past Suppers

Episode 8            Episode 10   I’m sick.  No, not “sick” in the sense of making jokes about Asians eating dogs.  Oh wait, I may or … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Top Chef Seattle Episode 1: Season Premiere

Episode 2 Last night was the season premiere of Top Chef Seattle and I wasn’t really prepared.  I didn’t know until a couple days ago that it was starting already … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 14 Comments

Top Chef Texas: My Recap of My Recaps

The reunion show was on and, never having seen previous seasons, I really didn’t know what to expect.  I knew there would probably be a blooper reel and some funny … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

Top Chef Episode 16: Fire and Ice

Previous Episode Just about everyone on the internet hated how last week’s show featured a bunch of gimmicky challenges that had nothing to do with food.  The hatred got so … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 12 Comments

Top Chef Episode 13 : Bike & Borrow & Steal

Previous Episode                       Next Episode Last week, I was pissed off because the producers put stupid restrictions on the chefs in … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Top Chef – Episode 10: “Restaurant Wars”

Previous Episode             Next Episode It’s Restaurant Wars week!  It’s that critical Top Chef challenge where teams have to create a new restaurant – from scratch!  … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 6 Comments

Top Chef Texas – Episode 6: “Higher Steaks”

Last week’s Episode   Next week’s Episode It’s week 6 of Bravo’s Top Chef Texas and the contestants are still rockin’ in Dallas.  I just now noticed that the opening montage … Continue reading

December 8, 2011 · 4 Comments