Ep 5: The chefs battle it out with Los Angeles-inspired restaurants.
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Gail explains the problems with Lynn's brownie sundae.
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The Top Chef Masters attempt to carry out Busy Phillips' vision for an L.A. restaurant.
Francis: A New Kind of Locavorism
Francis Lam "was thrilled to hear this week’s challenge was about representing L.A. on a menu."
Restaurant Wars - The Dishes
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James Oseland contemplates the different managerial styles demonstrated in Restaurant Wars.
Ruth Reichl's Perfect Los Angeles Restaurant
Ruth creates her own menu from the chefs' varied offerings.
Restaurant Wars' Controlled Chaos
Hugh Acheson comments on the mayhem that is creating a restaurant in a day.