Top Chef

Season 4 Episode 2

Zoo Food

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Mar 19, 2008 on Bravo



  • Trivia

    • Elimination Challenge Dishes:

      Team Lion (Ryan, Erik, and Richard)
      • Beet Salad with Yuzu, Ras al Hanout and Goat Cheese Foam
      • Bison Tartare with Tarragon Coulis
      • Chicken Sate (not shown)
      • Prime Rib with Horseradish Foam (not shown)

      Team Vulture (Mark, Manuel, and Zoi)
      • Marinated Anchovy on a Quinoa Croquette
      • Moroccan-Spiced Lamb Meatball, Ricotta, Pomegranate Syrup, and Pistachio
      • Braised Chicken on a Tostada Chip (not shown)

      Team Gorilla (Valerie, Stephanie, and Antonia)
      • Roasted Pear and Crab Salad with Celery Root
      • Black Olive Blini with Fennel Mascarpone, Rutabaga, and Beets
      • Minced Lamb and Edamame in Lettuce Cups
      • Banana Bread with Salted Caramel Sauce and Meringue

      Team Bear (Dale, Spike, and Nikki)
      • Chimay Cheese and Honeycomb on Cranberry-Pecan Bread
      • Salmon a la Plancha on Lettuce Cups with Pickled Vegetables and Peanuts
      • Mushrooms Stuffed with Blueberries, Walnuts and Pecorino Cheese
      • Venison Loin with Squash (not shown)

      Team Penguin (Lisa, Jen, and Andrew)
      • Yuzu and Mint "Glacier"
      • Squid Ceviche with Soy-Balsamic Tapioca
      • Thai Shrimp and Crab Salad with Watercress
      • Roasted Zucchini (not shown)