‘Top Chef’ Wannabes, Now Is Your Chance — to Get Baked With Padma Lakshmi

We know it might seem like we’ve gone Top Chef crazy these past few days, but so have many New Yorkers. We’re guessing some of you might even want to become contestants on the show. If so, fill out this application and hasten down to the French Culinary Institute on Sunday at noon with a résumé, photo, certificate of veracity, and the insatiable desire to be made a fool of on national TV. (We’ve only got that last thing; otherwise we’d go.) Who knows, if recent allegations are true, you might even get to smoke a joint with Padma Lakshmi.

Be the Next Top Chef [Bravo]
Padma Lakshmi Is a Literal Pothead [Best Week Ever]

Earlier:
Sam Talbot (Formerly) of ‘Top Chef’ Splurges at Nobu [Grub Street]
Red Cat Owner Betting on Ilan to Win ‘Top Chef’ [Grub Street]
‘Top Chef’'s Marcel Doesn’t Love Joël Robuchon That Much [Daily Intel]
So Hot She’s Flammable: Host Roasted by Top Chefs [NYM]