So lets say you somehow make it on to Top Chef or Project Runway, elbowing past the thousands of other rivals seeking to fertilize the egg of an upcoming reality-TV-show season. And lets say you even win the contest, getting crowned Top Chef or No. 1 designer: Shouldnt that be enough to launch a career? You would think it would be, but as Jennifer Seniors article from this weeks issue reveals, it often isnt a fact we hope our own Top Chef non-winners, like our friends Joey and Lia, will remember as they return to the kitchens they knew before fame came calling.
The Near-Fame Experience [NYM]