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Top Chef California Episode 7: Back in the Day

Trout hubris, celery, and sadness.

01/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef California Episode 6: Banannaise

In which Jason's pork and squid meatballs are deemed even weirder than mayonnaise made from bananas.

01/15/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef California Episode 5: Big Gay Wedding

This is a big Jason episode, everybody. Are whipped cream potatoes the new pea puree?

01/08/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef California Episode 4: It's a Dry Heat

In which Jason is irked by bros.

12/18/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef California Episode 3: Spines and Vines

In which Jason is a gentleman...and pays the price.

12/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef California Episode 2: Popup Pandemonium

In which Jason makes a delightful chilled noodle dish in Koreatown and proves himself the ultimate Top Chef utility player.

12/04/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef California Episode 1: Stop the Presses

In which Jason Stratton cracks eggs, rocks a pocket square, and throws some light (and well-deserved) shade.

12/03/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 7: Jazz Hands

In which Carrie's tiramisu brings her down. And then up.

11/14/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 6: Campfires, Cream Cheese, and Countryside

In which Carrie's chicken commits the sin of being "gloopy and soupy."

11/07/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 5: Lea Michele's Halloween Bash

In which Carrie has arm muscles made of steel, while everyone else just has eyeballs made of arancini.

10/31/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 4: Captain Vietnam

In which Carrie boards a fruit-stocked party bus for an education on Vietnamese cooking.

10/24/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 3: Commander's Palace

In which Carrie puts an egg on it and dines at Commander's Palace.

10/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 2: Rebuilding New Orleans

In which Carrie makes forest green gumbo and MacGeyvers a rolling pin out of a giant wine bottle.

10/10/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Stalking Top Chef

So What Did Everyone Else Think of Carrie Mashaney's Top Chef Debut?

Was the One Direction reference really necessary?

10/09/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

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Top Chef New Orleans Episode 1: Soiree in the Swamp

"Maybe I'm not as bad as I think I am!": Carrie cooks with frog and earns some serious beads...while keeping her clothes on.

10/03/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef Seattle Episode 17: Finale Part Two

Spoiler alert: A female chef won. In the most anticlimactic way possible.

02/28/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef Seattle Episode 16: Finale Part One

You'll never guess who joins Brooke and Sheldon in the finale. Okay, you'll probably guess.

02/21/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef Seattle Episode 15: Glacial Gourmand

Three chefs and a baby. And some sled dogs and janky foie gras.

02/14/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef Seattle Episode 14: Kings of Alaska

Devilish details, Sean Brock, magical underwear, and some bears.

02/07/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Top Chef Seattle Episode 13: Chefs at Sea

The five final chefs are on a boat.

01/31/2013 By Allecia Vermillion