Top Chef

Season 4 Episode 1

Anything You Can Cook I Can Cook Better

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Mar 12, 2008 on Bravo

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  • Intros to all the new characters, not really enought time to get a fix on anyone, but the show continues into its fourth season, with a new cast, and only a few personalities stand out..

    I've been a Top Chef fan for the last few seasons, I think it's an intersting show with a very cool premise, I like to see what some rookies can do to impress the very well known judges. This season, we're in Chicago, and the cast of chefs is less than impressive so far. While everyone meets at the Chicago Pizzeria Uno, we learn a bit about some of the more personable chefs, and find that 2 previously know each other and are a lesbian couple. What is this, Jerry Springer? Do we really need a plot twist in a reality cooking show? Were there no other chefs to choose from, or is this just a ratings stunt? I guess we'll see...

    The quick fire challenge is a (surprise) deep dish pizza. The Elimination Challenge, the contest was for the winning goup to select from the losing group , a person to challenge head to head on classic dishes. Each goup selected a dish to cook, and both chefs had to come up with their own versions for the judges to choose from. I'm not partial to anyone yet, but I won't jump to conclusions, I jut think the cast so far is weak, aside from one or two standouts (one being Richard, who cooks with the neat gadgets and ingredients, he refers to his cooking style as molecular gastronomy). Let's all hope this season picks up...
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