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Top Chef DC

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 21, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Season starts June 16.

    As mentioned on the Vegas thread, Toby the cranky Yoda is out. Very hot Eric Ripert is in.

    Wondering if Padma will be more charismatic now that she is a mom. Very tired of her.

    Here's the new cast:


    Anyone know any of these folks?
  2. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Also, maybe it's just me, but I find the current Top Chef Masters to be utterly unwatchable.
  3. Machine Head

    Machine Head Well-Known Member

    Can't get into TC Masters either. Just saw the wedding episode. Did the bride mean to wear that dress??

    Skimmed the TC bios and have to pick out who plays the Marcel role this season. Maybe the 'beast' in the kitchen.
  4. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Top Chef Masters is just boring.
    Susar's vagina desert was pretty hilarious though.
    Ol' gay James was horrified.
  5. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    'Vagina dessert' seems redundant.
  6. Machine Head

    Machine Head Well-Known Member

    It's called brand extension:

    You've watched them whip up delectable dishes, and a soupcon of drama, in the Top Chef kitchen. Now, stars of the hit Bravo TV series are ready to school their fans: Pack your knives and go... online.

    Top Chef University.com, formally launching this week, is designed to give users the experience of culinary school at their own pace, with 12 courses covering about 60 hours of content.


  7. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    It is also the breakfast of champions.

    Chocolate crumble shaped like underwear?

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  8. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Well-Known Member

    Can't get into Top Chef Masters either. I usually skim through to see what the challenges are, then delete it.

    The DC cast looks interesting. I'm hoping my initial reaction is wrong, but it looks like they're going more and more for the Real World meets Top Chef look. I guess it's all part of branching out and trying to attract younger audiences.
  9. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    One of the contestants is an instructor at the Culinary Institute of America ... http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/bio/lynne-gigliotti

    One is a "consultant" — whatever that means in the restaurant world ... http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/bio/amanda-baumgarten
  10. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Mmmmmmmmmmmmm Eric Ripert.
  11. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Toby's metaphors-similes-analogies-comparisons were just too tortured and contrived.
    I liked the idea of a harsher judge, but if you have to work that hard at the analogy it doesn't work.
  12. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Eric Ripert has his own cooking show on PBS. He also has little adventures where he goes hunting for wild boar for that night's dinner.

    His show is straight up food porn.
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