Top Chef – prelims pt. 2

Well at least that’s over with.  I think the third group got shafted a bit.  Each of the other groups basically had an ingredient challenge while these chefs had a time element added.  Instead of having the same time as everyone else, some had more,  some had less.  This little twist really looked like it threw a lot of them off their game.  Based on their performances they looked like the weakest group.  Who knows how they would have done if given the same time as the others?  It’s Top Chef and part of the attraction is how they throw curve balls at you but if you’re having to cook your way on you’d probably like to compete on level field with everyone else.  Anyway…  (more…)