Ep 3: Spines and Vines

Season 13 | AIRED: Dec 10 10/9c

The Top Chef California Road Trip embarks to its first destination: Santa Barbara. Stopping at the Harbor, the Chefs pick up fresh sea urchin to use in their first Sudden Death Quickfire Challenge, where they must pair wine with a dish featuring uni. For the Elimination Challenge, the Chefs go from friends to enemies when "surf and turf" unexpectedly becomes "surf versus turf" as they serve to a daunting table of celebrated chefs and judges.