Team Top Chef

It was about time Martin Yan guest-judged a challenge!

on Feb 20, 20130

As you saw from the previews, every previous winner returns fo the finale. I'm full-on geeking out at this point. So, make sure to tune in as we crown our tenth Top Chef!

Until next week, Have a Nosh!

 

14 comments
zebra23@
zebra23@

Kristen I hope I'm not too late! Good Luck tonight!! I hope you WIN !!!

FlutterBy
FlutterBy

Could someone explain sushi to me?? I have been afraid to try it because, i am confused about the cooking or Non cooking prep of sushi....it looks so good, and want to at least try it, but what type should a beginner start with....i love seafood in general...is there a way to ensure your sushi is not laden with things that could make you sick....i had a smoothie last summer from a popular fast food restaurant and got salmonella....once you have had that, you never want to revisit it....is sushi raw fish and could itcontain salmonella or other bacteria if not handled properly, but how would i know?? But still would love to try it.....

Mona_Munaki
Mona_Munaki

Beautifully written, Mr. Yan!  My husband and I have been fans of yours for years.  (I won't say how many.)  We're both from the Bay Area and remember your show clearly.  Your show influenced the cooking in our home.  We ate healthier and had delicious meals based upon your show.  I LOVED seeing you as a judge.  I hope we see more of you on TC.

TChefAddict2012
TChefAddict2012

I remember watching "Yan Can Cook"-I loved that show!  Looking forward to the finale; I had these two pegged from the beginning to beat everyone else.  Go for it, Brooke and Kristen!

bernie_b
bernie_b

Working Kitchens is generally pretty brutal and not for the faint of heart.  I've also seen talented women come into a Kitchen being relegated to Desserts because it's assumed they can do it better than the line cooks.  Dealing with adolescent attitudes daily and having to work twice as hard to get recognition is I'm certain a huge obstacle for most women.  Who wants to work someplace where you you don't feel valued or relegated off to the corner?

mcoffee4@yahoo.com
mcoffee4@yahoo.com

Wish TC would have a season where the 2 last losing chefs would compete against eachother (i.e., Sheldon and whoever loses next week's finale) - sort of how ICA did an IC Redemption to find their nest IC!

BobbiNJ
BobbiNJ

Thrilled there will be another female Top Chef and even happier that two of my favorite chefs from this season made the finals. Next week will be fantastic!

qoqo
qoqo

Sheldon for Fan Favorite of All Time. The happy Menehune warrior is a sweet antidote to the macho posturing that seems fairly rampant and his food seemed to delight and surprise more often than not. Next time, maybe avoid all eye contact with ol' blue eyes, bruddah!  

fsdedrick
fsdedrick

Without Sheldon, I don't even care who wins next week.  I won't be watching.

Vic2012
Vic2012

Looks to be a fantastic finale, can't wait!

BethieB
BethieB

 @FlutterBy Sashimi is raw fish often on a pad of rice.  Sushi may contain raw fish, but not necessarily.   Try a cucumber roll (kappamaki) as it is only cucumbers rolled in rice with, of course, the seaweed wrap.  California roll is avocado and crab meat (cooked of course) rolled in rice/seaweed wrap. 

Try those with Miso soup....that is a good way to break into eating Japanese food.

Vic2012
Vic2012

 @mcoffee4@yahoo.com Well they had a Top Chef All stars season, season 8 I think? I didn't really watch it, they brought back to many people I didnt like.

Vic2012
Vic2012

 @fsdedrick Sheldon only made it this far because of the restaraunt wars debacle. His last 3 challenges were underperfomances.