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Top Chef Episode 5 – Come on, let’s get going here

So far I’ve been pretty unimpressed with the season.  The challenges haven’t been all that exciting and the chefs aren’t dazzling very much.  Not to mention there’s barely any drama among them.  These guys are so blah the show can’t even edit in good drama to make it seem like there’s tension.  We really haven’t seen much interaction between any of them.  Normally I’d be really happy about this but we’ve had a lot of group challenges where everyone seems like they’re playing not to lose, which makes for boring Top Chef.  I hope it changes soon.  (more…)

Top Chef recap

So happy we finally got to the real show!  Quickfire and Elimination challenges are back!  It was a good episode tonight.  The send-home decision wasn’t very controversial, it was a clear-cut win, and everyone is getting along, very little personality drama so far.  There were a few curious decisions by the cheftestants however. (more…)