Gail Simmons explains that good food will always trump gimmicky food.
Gail Simmons questions the chefs' Vietnamese dish choices.
Gail explains how the chefs' failures were not in concept.
Gail Simmons explains how great all the finale dishes were.
Gail Simmons explains why Jen's undercooked lamb didn't send her home.
Gail offers her perspective on David and Neal's working relationship.
Gail ponders the troubles of chefs doing too much and shares how great it felt to celebrate Curtis and Lindsay.
The critic names her picks for top and bottom dish.
Gail Simmons explains the close Asian night market elimination.
Gail discusses Critics' Table and what it's like judging Bryan Voltaggio again.
The judge breaks down each course.
While the judge is away in Miami, peruse her personal pics from Seattle and Alaska.