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  1. 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.
  2. Overnights
    Top Chef Premiere Recap: Butchering the ButchersGiddy up, pardners.
  3. Top Chef
    Top Chef Masters Recap: Extreme Makeover EditionDoes a top-to-bottom revamp make this show any better?
  4. Overnights
    America’s Next Great Restaurant Recap: David Rees on the Premiere“So now you know: Any restaurant that opens between now and the conclusion of this show will not be great.”
  5. Top Chef
    Top Chef: All Stars Recap: A Trip Down Memory Lane, For Better or WorseSpike, Marcel, Richard, Carla, Jen … the gang’s all here!
  6. Top Chef
    Top Chef Premiere: Beware Ripert, Desserts, and MousseThe seventh season begins, and new judge Eric Ripert’s views on fish are clear.
  7. Top Chef
    Top Chef Masters Premiere: First-Date JittersChefs shop at a gas station and cook for the Bravery.
  8. Top Chef
    Odds Are, Top Chef: Vegas Is Going to Be a Good OneWhat’s up with Padma’s sexy-raspy voice, and who’s going to be the biggest douche bag?
  9. Top Chef
    The Top Chef Masters Premiere: Brilliant or Despicable?A point-by-point breakdown of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
  10. Top Chef Chat
    Adam Platt Sees a Kinder, Gentler ‘Top Chef,’ Evil Baldy AsideThe new season of ‘Top Chef’ is finally upon us. Adam Platt rejoins us for a post-show chat.
  11. 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.
  12. Back of the House
    Josh DeChellis Gives the ‘Top Chef’ Contestants High MarksThis season, we’re planning on kibitzing about the show every week with a variety of fellow viewers, all of whom will help us to dissect that episode’s round of flashy dishes and behind-the-scenes treachery.