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Top Chef Episode 9: Choose your own adventure
Sunday, October 25, 2009
Just don't choose the one with the broken butter sauce and undercooked lamb.
Photo: Laurine fell into the weeds while attempting to ru
The Jet Stream: The fog of Restaurant Wars
Thursday, October 22, 2009
The key words this week, boys and girls, are “in the weeds". Not the garden variety, in restaurant-speak, being "in the weeds" involves something far scarier than a few stray plants.
Photo: Tom Colicchio,
Top Chef Odds Week 9: Restaurant Wars
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
On tonight's episode of Top Chef: Las Vegas knives will come out, egos will flare and illusions of grandeur will die in a flurry of flames on the burners at RM Seafood. It's time for Restaurant Wars.
Photo: Jennifer shops at Whole Foods on
The Jet Stream: Viva the V bro battle
Friday, October 16, 2009
Robin makes Jet's top 10 list of people that he wants to punch in the face, and he imagines Top Chef lucha libre-style.
Photo: Charlie Palmer and Padma Lakshmi prepare to eat pl
Top Chef Episode 8: Charlie Palmer University
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Some chefs thrived under Charlie Palmer's watchful eye and seasoned palette, others just got schooled.
Photo: Michael (left) and Bryan Voltaggio both came out o
Top Chef Odds Week 8: Voltaggios reign no more
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
The wonder brothers, Bryan and Michael Voltaggio, are no longer at the head of the Top Chef: Las Vegas class. In the lead in this week's odds a red-haired southern boy.
Photo: Ron, Mattin, Jesse and Bryan spend a moment muggin
Top Chefs go Stir Crazy in Sin City
Monday, October 12, 2009
What happens after the producers leave the chefs'testants alone in the Top Chef: Las Vegas house? They go a little bit crazy. An online video series sheds some light with hilarious results.
Photo: Ashley got the axe this week for salty gnocchi and
Top Chef Episode 7: Stressed, Tangy, American
Friday, October 9, 2009
Photo: Elimination Challenge Winning Dish by Jennifer and
The Jet Stream: Tastes like umami, homey
Thursday, October 8, 2009
On Top Chef: Las Vegas, the chefs tap into the fifth flavor and try to craft a home cooked meal without getting cooked into a corner.
Photo: Working it on a deconstructed pot roast, Ashley ma
Top Chef Odds Week 7: Betting on the breakdown
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Wynn Las Vegas Director of Race & Sports Operations Johnny Avello deconstructs the chefs' performances on the deconstruction challenge for this week's new lines.
Photo: Robin managed to skate through another <em>T
The Jet Stream: The devil's in the deconstruction
Friday, September 25, 2009
The Angel/Devil Quickfire this week was supposed to represent the good vs. bad or nice vs. naughty opposites of cooking. My angel and devil would have been a Thai duo, as I’m sitting in Bangkok writing this piece.
Photo: Kevin's elimination challenge winning dish: de
Top Chef Episode 6: Parts > Whole
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Last night the chef'testants were asked to deconstruct classic comfort food, but the challenge nearly caused a few chefs to breakdown.
Photo: Robin works an outdoor grill on Top Chef: Las
Top Chef Odds Week 6: Losers walk
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Will Robin make it out of the next episode to cook another day? I wouldn't bet on it.
Photo: Mattin and Michael make themselves at home on the
Top Chef Episode 5: Countrified competition
Thursday, September 17, 2009
The chefs had to think outside the kitchen on the fifth episode of Top Chef: Las Vegas.
Photo: Chef Tim Love served as guest judge on the fifth e
The Jet Stream: Not feeling the Love
Thursday, September 17, 2009
It all was about cowboys this week on "Top Chef: Las Vegas", from cactus to ranch hands. But not all the chefs were feeling at home on the range.

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