Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Tom: (to Ed about the banana chili fritters) I gotta say, if you take that fritter, you put it in a truck, and you parked it somewhere like the East Village? You would have so many stoners lining up. That was perfect stoner food. That's a high compliment.
Gail: Here's my really big problem with that dish.
Gail: I wanted six, I got two.
Ed: I was eating them in the kitchen, so...
This episode was "super-sized," the first of the season. It ran an additional 15 minutes.
First Run Fan Poll: What's the toughest part of having the finale in Singapore? 1. Foreign language 33% 2. Jet lag 22% 3. New flavors 43% (All percentages are as of the end of the initial broadcast.) The East Coast winner of the Top Chef weekly prize drawing was Regina J. from Fort Worth, Texas. Note: This was the first time the total percentage was less than 100%.