A recap of the final Last Chance Kitchen, including questions such as: Why did they throw in that dumb dumb twist? And why isn’t Top Chef’s Last Chance Kitchen just part of Top Chef, like Untucked is tacked on to RuPaul’s Drag Race?
Top Chef Houston’s Restaurant Wars episode delivered what I love from Restaurant Wars, and also included the reveal of a major secret: it turns out that Jackson cannot taste or smell! Who knew?
In today’s Ask Andy, questions and answers about Survivor’s torches, and why flint is necessary once players have lit torches, and Last Chance Kitchen, and how it’s filmed.
Bravo announced Top Chef Houston’s cast, all-star judges, and guest judges, plus its air date and other details. But the exciting news is that Peacock’s Top Chef Family Style is coming to Bravo.
Top Chef 19 is being filmed in Houston, Texas, with the return of all-stars, including Dawn Burrell, Kristen Kish, Kwame Onwuachi, Brooke Williamson, and Sam Talbot. Host Padma Lakshmi has been defending the show’s presence in Texas after the state effectively banned abortion.
Top Chef Portland concluded with Dawn Burrell, Gabe Erales, and Shota Nakajima competing in one final challenge for the show’s $250,000 prize. After the winner was announced, details emerged about why that person was fired from a restaurant late last year. Padma Lakshmi wants Bravo to investigate.
The all-star panel on Top Chef and the new format for Restaurant Wars are two things I’d like to see stick around even after the world returns to normal. Here are other ideas, from studio audiences to guest judges, Summer House to Below Deck.