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Top Chef All-Stars Finale: Would You Rather Eat at Iz or Tongue & Cheek?

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Wednesday night’s Top Chef All-Stars finale was billed as a battle between crippling neuroses and delusional bravado — but in the end, it came down to raw hamachi with fried veal sweetbreads, garlic mayo, and pickled celery against a braised pork shoulder with pepperoni sauce, roasted cabbage, and turnips. And honestly, that’s exactly the way it should’ve played out. …READ MORE


Top Chef All-Stars: Thoughts on That Last-Minute Envelope Twist?

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I miss Carla! (There, I said it.) With that out of the way, let’s discuss Padma’s “the envelope, please…” moment on Wednesday night’s penultimate episode of Top Chef All-Stars.

You see, after a sadistic Quickfire Challenge made even more awful by Mike Isabella’s win, and improved only by a brief appearance Our Lady of Hootie Hoo …READ MORE


Top Chef All-Stars: Who Do You Want to Win?

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Top Chef All-Stars ended with an unexpected dessert course Wednesday night.


Top Chef All-Stars: Should There Be Punishment for Breaking 'Chef Law'?

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The shocked expressions on Carla and Tiffany’s faces when they heard the news from Antonia (see screengrab below) pretty much said it all: “Chef Law” was broken during the Quickfire Challenge on last night’s episode of Top Chef All-Stars, and things got officially Rated O…for Oh No You Didn’t!

Granted, maybe it wasn’t Richard’s smartest move to let …READ MORE


Top Chef All-Stars Recap: All's Fair in (Bro)Love and Restaurant Wars

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The devil on my left shoulder and the angel on my right one both had reasons to cheer during last night’s “Restaurant Wars” installment of Top Chef All-Stars. …READ MORE