MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Dave Holmes

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    Top Chef Finale Recap: Ending With a WhisperAnd just like that, the world gets a new Top Chef.
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    Top Chef NOLA Hawaii Recap: Island FlavorTonight, we celebrate Cajun culture by getting the hell out of the bayou and heading to Maui.
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: The Beginning of the End“… Those intrusive Toyota insta-polls ask variations on ‘Do you think Nick is the worst?’ and the results are overwhelmingly YES.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Petulance and Po’boys“Roy Choi and his colorful children’s clothing are here to supervise the Quickfire Challenge.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Immunity Issues“Have you fully reacclimated to real life after what must have been the longest holiday season on record?”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: An Étouffée to Remember“If you eat sea insects, you can’t be too much of a stickler about the end result.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Freshmen Fifteen“God almighty, can you imagine the combination of being 18 and having easy New Orleans access?”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Hamburger Helper“One thing we all could have been doing is hunting squirrels, but I’m happy to leave it to Justin’s family.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Big Smile, Baby-doll“Everyone has to pretend they’re intimidated to serve the VIP Chase Sapphire cardholders, which is just the cutest thing you ever did see.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Flobbity Florf“When Dr. John clarifies that ‘hip tang’ is the main element he seeks, Padma says, ‘I understand,’ and the wonderful thing is that she totally does.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Infectious“Teams of four will cook a potluck-style dinner for some jazz types at Kermit Ruffins’s restaurant. This seems like an easy one to ace; jazz people are notorious stoners.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Cream Cheese Everywhere“Would you believe me if I told you ‘suck my dick’ were among the first words spoken in tonight’s Top Chef?”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: What’s So Spooky About Arancini?“This week’s guest celebrity is none other than Glee’s Lea Michele, so of course they cut right to gay contestants Travis and Bene …”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: The Lemongrass Incident and Coconut MacaroonsNina feels a rivalry with Michael because they both wear hairstyles that make them look like they’re playing Lucy in a repertory-theater production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Bacon, Kale, and Paniniiiiis“I really have it in for truffles, you guys.”
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    Top Chef NOLA Recap: Who Doesn’t Like to Eat a Face?“This is the age of deconstruction. Go nuts, young chef. Put a Jolly Rancher and a quail egg on a small pile of hay, and let Padma figure it out.”
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    Top Chef New Orleans Recap: Weak Dashi“The ice in this dashi is the ricin in the last few episodes of ‘Breaking Bad’: You know that sh-t is coming back. “