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  1. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Finale Recap: Playing With HeartBow down to the new Top Chef Master.
  2. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: When Teens Take OverSomeone got kicked off last night, and chances are you’re pretty happy about it!
  3. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: An Unforgivable EliminationYou’ll never believe who made it through to next week’s finale.
  4. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: The Gloves Come OffWith five cheftestants remaining, the competition heads to the boxing ring.
  5. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: The Art of LosingThe chefs cook for Dita von Teese and a legend of Thai cuisine.
  6. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: Canapés and CreepsThis week we’re treated to tuna bacon, James doing push-ups, and Art in a Speedo.
  7. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: Cook It in the CanyonThe cheftestants take their cooking to new heights.
  8. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: Take Me to TokyoThere’s nothing like a bit of Japanese cooking to bring out the worst in almost everyone.
  9. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: Bake Me a Cake As Fast As You CanArt and Chris jump right back into the role of bickering couple, turning prep time into a therapy session.
  10. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Premiere Recap: The First Cut Is the DeepestCurtis’s hair has lost its former spiky exuberance and looks flatter, more somber and mature, perhaps the first sign we can take this season seriously.
  11. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Is Over, and Adam Platt Can RestJustice is served, with braised pistachios.
  12. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Tease Fills Adam Platt With RancorAfter a poor performance, our least-favorite chef hangs on to torture us.
  13. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Predicts a Dull Future for ‘Top Chef’The final four chefs prepare for their trip to Puerto Rico, but does anyone even care anymore?
  14. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Fears the Gaze of the ‘Top Chef’ GorgonDale and Lisa’s tango of hatred truly terrified us on this week’s ‘Top Chef.’
  15. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Has No Idea Who Sam Talbot IsLast night’s ‘Top Chef’ featured loathing and injustice of a sort so disturbing that only commiseration with Adam Platt could help.
  16. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Sees Justice Served on ‘Top Chef’In one of the best ‘Top Chef’ episodes in recent memory, justice was served, and we and Adam Platt were very happy about it.
  17. Back of the House
    The Worst Episode of ‘Top Chef’?Uncle Ben’s and an economy meal for children does not add up to high-level entertainment. It just doesn’t.
  18. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Sees ‘Top Chef’ Slowly UnravelingJohnny Iuzzini and random improvisations make for an especially bizarre Top Chef episode.
  19. Back of the House
    Football Metaphors Not Enough to Save ‘Top Chef’The cheftestants cook for discerning Bears fan, but the challenge proves too much for one out-of-towner.
  20. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Bemoans ‘Top Chef’ TantrumsAfter endless squabbling and a surprise ejection, we sat down to our IM chat with Adam Platt in a dark mood.
  21. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Boots the Weak, Keeps the ObnoxiousAfter watching last night’s Top Chef, Adam Platt confronts the cold truth of reality TV.
  22. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Pities ‘Top Chef’ JudgesBad cooking? Obnoxious cheftestants? Sounds like last night’s Top Chef was fantastic!
  23. Back of the House
    Adam Platt Laments Latest ‘Top Chef’ CasualtyIn week two of Top Chef, a trip to the zoo left one cheftestant alone in the wild.
  24. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Is Back, and Adam Platt Isn’t Happy About ItFinally, after an interminable wait only broken by doses of Top Chef books, cell-phone games, and Sudoku, the series itself is back.
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