Top Chef 5 may film in Brooklyn this summer

If reports are correct, Bravo’s soon-to-be-marquee series and MTV’s formerly signature show will both be filming in Brooklyn this summer. That’s because Top Chef 5 will reportedly be filmed in Williamsburg, not far away from the downtown Brooklyn location that’s hosting The Real World Brooklyn.

Eater reports that “inside sources” say “that the Season 5 Top Chef contestants will be housed in Williamsburg.” Specifically, the site says to “keep an eye on those new condos around McCarren Park (we’re looking at you Ikon and 20 Bayard), whose owners would probably be willing to trade free housing for shots of their building signs each time the cheftestants return home.”

That Top Chef 5 is heading to New York—instead of rumored locations such as New Orleans and Toronto—came via Snack, which reported last month that the city was selected and that “[t]he unofficial word is filming will begin in July and run through August.”

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