The Top Chef Masters attempt to carry out Busy Phillips' vision for an L.A. restaurant.
Francis Lam "was thrilled to hear this week’s challenge was about representing L.A. on a menu."
James Oseland contemplates the different managerial styles demonstrated in Restaurant Wars.
Ruth creates her own menu from the chefs' varied offerings.
Hugh Acheson comments on the mayhem that is creating a restaurant in a day.
Gail ponders the troubles of chefs doing too much and shares how great it felt to celebrate Curtis and Lindsay.
Curtis and his bride are like curry and beer. Wait, what?
Was the host really duped by his fiancee and the chefs?
Hugh Acheson has some advice for the eliminated chef and shares his patented (not really) kimchi recipe!
James defends Franklin's overly ambitious dishes.
The critic sheds more light on the disagreement over Franklin Becker's dishes.
The critic names her picks for top and bottom dish.
Ep 3: Like sands through the hourglass, so are the dishes of our lives.
The legendary critic differentiates between her role and the soap opera challenge diners'.