‘Top Chef’ Winner Revealed — For Real!

As you no doubt remember, Ilan Hall quit his post at Casa Mono last week, fueling speculation that hed taken top prize in Top Chef. Now we have an apparent confirmation: Eater LA has the text of an article that went up on Food & Wines Website for about fifteen minutes yesterday. The teaser? How did Ilan Hall, the 24-year-old with the Tintin do, beat out fourteen other contestants to become Top Chef on the Bravo reality show? And whats he planning to do with the $100,000 he won? Oops. Something tells us Food & Wine wont have such an easy time getting the inside scoop next time.

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Sam Talbot (Formerly) of Top Chef Splurges at Nobu [Grub Street]
Red Cat Owner Betting on Ilan to Win Top Chef [Grub Street]
So Hot Shes Flammable: Host roasted by top chefs. [NYM]
Top Chef's Marcel Doesn't Love Jol Robuchon That Much [Daily Intel]