Top Chef

Top Chef Seattle: The Fried Chicken Challenge

We have reached the point in the season where there is no longer immunity, which means we are almost to the end!  By now we should only be seeing top rate dishes, but tonight that may not be the case. Quickfire Challenge: The challenge is to create their own sushi dish and one of L.A.’s four Master Sushi Chefs, Katsuya Uechi, was on hand to judge.  This challenge stumped Josh, who put bacon pieces in his sushi. However, Stefan impresses the guest judge with his Yellowtail with Grilled Shiitake and Raw Lobster with Seaweed and Unagi and wins the challenge, […]

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Top Chef Seattle: Battle Before the War

This week on Top Chef, Wolfgang Puck joins Padma to host the Quickfire Challenge. The chefs are given ginger as their main ingredient to work with for their dishes. Some chefs even used ginger ale in their dishes! They will have 15 minutes to complete this challenge and the winner will receive immunity in the next Elimination challenge. Here’s what they made: Josh – White Chocolate & Ginger Soup with Peaches & Tarragon Josie – Seared Scallop with Ginger-Honey Yogurt & Miso-Ginger Brooke – Ginger-Caramel Squid with Fresh Lime & Chili Powder Lizzie – Watermelon & Ginger Soup with Fresh […]

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Top Chef Seattle: A Blast from the Past

Last night episode 9 aired of this season of Top Chef. As we get closer to the end, the competition gets fiercer and the contestants get more intense! Last night, Bob Kramer inspired the Quickfire Challenge.  Bob Kramer is famous for making amazing knifes that can cut through anything. However, they are extremely expensive! Padma said the knives cost $500 an inch!  Naturally, the Quickfire will test the contestants knifing skills. The contestants are split into three teams of three and will compete in single elimination rounds. The first challenge had the contests sharpening their knives until they could cut […]

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