[Sure, headlines shouldn't come with instructions, but if you read this one to the tune of Madonna's "Vogue," you won't be sorry.]
Anyway! This week, Tom and Padma become the first Bravolebrities to grace the cover of TV Guide, sitting for a photo shoot at Johnny Rockets on 3rd Avenue in NYC. Long story short, they look amazing. I'm not just saying that -- I got a peek of it before it hit newsstands today, and my eyes widened, and I immediately requested a framed copy. Tom looks quite dapper of course, but Padma looks downright gorgeous. Oh, wait, there were words associated with the photos too:
The magazine talked to Tom and Padma about the new season: “This is going to be our best season yet,” says Padma. Tom went so far as to admit that Season 7 was somewhat lacking: "The depth of talent wasn't the same. In Season 6, the chefs were playing to win. In 7, I got the sense they were playing not to lose." And just what will they be winning? $200,000! That's double the previous seven seasons' prize money amount. Andy Cohen says that the chefs didn't know that was the grand prize when they signed up: "When Padma said, "This is what you're competing for,' they flipped."
And I'm still flipping over this cover photo and spread, which is now also my desktop background. OK i have to stop gushing, and you have to go pick up a copy of this week's TV Guide, and watch the Top Chef All-Stars premiere, tonight at 10/9c.
The Daily Dish is your source for all things Bravo, from behind-the-scenes scoop to breaking news, exclusive interviews, photos, original videos, and, oh, so much more. Subscribe to The Daily Dish podcast, join our Facebook group, and follow us on Instagram for the latest news hot off the presses. Sign up to become a Bravo Insider and be the first to get exclusive extras.