Gail reflects on the neck-and-neck competition between Nina and Nick and why after an arduous Judges Table, Nick came out on top.
Gail shares her feelings about this week's double elimination.
Hugh discusses the way chefs unwind, the gaseous properties of breadfruit, and the penultimate Elimination Challenge.
Gail prasies most of this week's dishes and discusses what she really looks for in a perfect bite of food.
Emeril reflects on encouraging the chefs to cook from the heart and to leave a tangible mark on his beloved New Orleans.
Hugh quotes Edgar Allen Poe and discusses what an infant American food is in the culinary world.
Gail explains the challenges with Roy Choi and Jon Favreau were pure serendipity and discusses finding your voice.
Hugh continues to look for Nicholas' spirit animal, compares his voice to Jon Favreau, and sends a note to Brian.
Hugh reflects on Nick's in-it-to-win-it attitude and his elusive happiness and lauds the force of Dominique Crenn.
Hugh explains Carlos' problems with cutting fish and chides the woman who was allergic to seafood and came to this party.
Hugh picks the season's most condescending line, talks LSU's football prowess, and thinks lunch ladies are the future.
Gail discusses what qualifies as stealing and why she was so sad to see Justin go.
Hugh discuss the lack of coffee culture in NOLA, the Pope's coolness, Leah Chase, and this week's dishes.