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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.
Photo: Ron said he had made frog legs 250 different ways
Top Chef Odds Week 5: It's all in the eyes
Friday, September 11, 2009
In Kenny Rogers’ classic song “The Gambler,” the title character talks about reading people's faces. On the last episode of Top Chef Robin's face said, "I'm not qualified to be here."

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