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January 31, 2015

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Top Chef Episode 9: Choose your own adventure

Posted 5 years, 3 months ago.

Whenever we enter a restaurant we are presented with the culinary equivalent of a choose-your-own-adventure book. Instead of deciding whether to investigate the hedge maze (bad, bad idea) or head to the library (just watch out for well-aimed candlesticks) we pick between beef carpaccio and roasted beet salad and muse over salt-crusted snapper or braised short ribs. On Wednesday night’s episode of “Top Chef: Las Vegas,” the chefs were presented ...

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The Jet Stream: The fog of Restaurant Wars

Posted 5 years, 3 months ago.

The one episode of Top Chef that everyone wants to win is always Restaurant Wars. It’s no surprise the best cheftestants in Top Chef history bring the best restaurant. This week was all about teamwork. We open with Mr. Sustainable Seafood (applause) Rick Moonen judging a blind relay cook-off — a very clever concept with 10 minutes of cooking per person and each chef not knowing what was happening before ...

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