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Top Chef

Chef Tom Colicchio Has to Eat His Own Words

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!!! Okay, so you know how, on Top Chef, Tom Colicchio’s always like, “You’re a good chef, but we just don’t see consistency out of you”??? HA HA HA HA HA. So, um, on Monday, Michelin — one of the premiere restaurant ranking agencies in the world — took away one of...

I ::Heart:: Sam Talbot

I don’t know who at Gawker decided to Photoshop this picture of Top Chef hottie and resident Marcel-hater Sam Talbot, but I sure am glad they did. I thought I was having a bad day. I was wrong. This is awesome. They photo was created to supplement a story about how Sam is opening a restaurant in NYC, some sort of burger joint, he’s...

Padma Lakshmi Enjoys Some Fine Herb

According to sources on the set, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi often indulged in a joint on the set every now and then — or, you know, “fairly regularly.” As the Best Week Ever folks point out, this explains a lot, like how she usually seems only marginally involved in whatever’s going on, how she speaks very slowly, and how...

Why Did Ilan Quit His Job?

Apparently Top Chef’s Ilan has recently quit his job at Spanish restaurant Casa Mono. Hmm. Is this because he won?? Oh man, please say he did. Because if Marcel won, I’m going to have to, I don’t know, throw a bottle at him or something.

Top Chef’s Marcel Gets His Ass Kicked By a Girl

Well, a girl and a bottle, technically. I guess it really takes a woman to do a man’s job. According to Page Six, someone finally did the bodily harm to the scrawny contestant that Sam, Cliff and Ilan had dreamed of for months. “This girl came up to me at a nightclub and asked me if I was Marcel from ‘Top Chef,’ ”...