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Old 11-10-2008, 07:31 PM   #1
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Here on Wednesday at 10pm., on Bravo.

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Old 11-18-2008, 09:37 AM   #2
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im glad someone started this.

I missed the first 20 minutes but i got to see the rest.

im not to excited about jsut about everyone on there.

I do know the guy Danny threw like 2 degrees of seperation.

anyone else thoughts comments?
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Old 11-18-2008, 09:38 AM   #3
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Old 11-18-2008, 10:43 AM   #4
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I'm not really a fan of "reality" shows per se, but I do like TC.

Seems a little early to make a call, but Stefan seems to be the frontrunner at this point. He certainly doesn't lack confidence!! Though FWIW, every season the winner seemed obvious to me, then that person lost in the end.

This years batch doesn't seem to be as foul-mouthed as last years, but we really haven't gotten to know them yet.

Yep-between "Top Chef" and "Sons of Anarchy" my Wednesday evenings are tied up for awhile!!!
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:13 PM   #5
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I thought that this year's group didn't seem to be as strong culinarily as last year's, but we shall see.

I don't care much for Stefan, but haven't settled on a favorite yet. Maybe Gene.

It's the only show on TV that I "have" to watch.
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:28 PM   #6
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Since I do not have Food Network anymore the top chef is the only culinary show i have available to me, so I enjoy it. We shell see what happens.
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:19 PM   #7
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I thought that this year's group didn't seem to be as strong culinarily as last year's, but we shall see.

I don't care much for Stefan, but haven't settled on a favorite yet. Maybe Gene.

It's the only show on TV that I "have" to watch.

I agree entirely.

What's with the CIA grads not being able to peel or brunoise apples?

Stefan was starting to grate on me by the end of the first episode.
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:24 PM   #8
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Wow! I was just about to complain that we don't get BRAVO any more. Thanks for letting me know I can watch it on YOUTUBE!!!

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Old 11-18-2008, 01:38 PM   #10
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I thought that this year's group didn't seem to be as strong culinarily as last year's, but we shall see.

I don't care much for Stefan, but haven't settled on a favorite yet. Maybe Gene.

It's the only show on TV that I "have" to watch.
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This year's group did not have any standouts in the first episode like we saw previously, especially from the creativity standpoint. I mean, I'm sure the food was good but there was nothing memorable. In season 3, Hung and Tre really stood out in the first challenge and in last season, Richard, Stephanie, and Dale really stood out in the first episode and you had strong showings from Andrew and a few others. None of the dishes blew me away creativity wise. I mean, they looked like restaurant dishes and I'm sure they tasted like such, but there was no "wow" factor. It looked like most of them played it safe in a way. I thought Leah's dish looked the most refined, but then she lucked out by getting the cuisine which is her strength.

Bottom line: A culinary student or a caterer will never win Top Chef. Carla will be among the next to go unless she's on the winning team in a team challenge and hangs on longer than she should (like Nikki from season 4).
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