Top Chef: Seattle Entire Season Thread

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  1. robojerk

    robojerk Well-Known Member

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    I made a comment when watching that judge's table was the next day because they were having too much fun. :D
     
  2. TAsunder

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

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    A few days too late on this episode. I just made fried chicken on Monday. From what I can tell, my chicken was better than about 2/3 of the ones served here. If I were more skilled it would have been an even higher ratio. Of course, I was using Thomas Keller's (Ad Hoc's) recipe and not my own.
     
  3. Big Deficit

    Big Deficit Happy now?

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    By the end, Josie seemed more a fit for Hell's Kitchen than Top Chef. With so many really talented chefs competing over the years, why was she invited back? Every other chef asked was busy?
     
  4. gossamer88

    gossamer88 UHDTV Snob

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    I felt with this challenge a lot of them felt it was beneath them.
     
  5. Craigbob

    Craigbob Well-Known Member

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    Yay!!! The Josie show is gone. I could not stand her. My GF and I were talking and agreed we'd love to see the outtakes from when they were eating and tasting. Looked like they were having too much fun.
     
  6. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

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    I really had no idea that Josie was a returning chef. She most have been in the 1st or 2nd season which we didn't watch. I can't believe she was good enough to be brought back.
     
  7. kaszeta

    kaszeta $nullstring TCF Club

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    Season 2: http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/bio/josie-smith-malave

    And she was pretty much the same annoying chef then.
     
  8. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    Woo hoo! Crossing fingers that on LCK
    that Kristin kicks her butt all over the place
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    I remember Josie from her season of TC and would agree that she was every bit as annoying. IMO, she was not good enough to be brought back - but she provides the amount of drama that I think they like.
     
  9. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    WTF.... Chicken Codon Bleu as your fried chicken entry?

    "Im from Europe"


    Please.. haven't you been living in the USA for a while?
     
  10. Mr. Soze

    Mr. Soze Back by popular demand

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    The 75006...
    I :D

     
  11. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    given whole chickens, people don't used bone in legs and thighs?

    WTF is wrong with people? I don't care if the breast is harder to do right. No way is a properly done breast better than a well done thigh. Don't care what any of those other chefs say, either.
     
  12. Cainebj

    Cainebj Well-Known Member

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    +1 on that.
    I wouldn't eat in any of their restaurants after that.
     
  13. jsmeeker

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    I am intrigued by Tom's fried chicken method

    remove the skin!! really????

    And fry it twice.


    But he doesn't get guidance on temps or how big of a chicken to use.
     
  14. erk48188

    erk48188 not hinky

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    eh...i can't stand josie...but this was a make-up call. josie mad bad fried chicken, but stefan made bad chicken cordon bleu. also, tom brought up something about josie's frequent problems with time management over the past - yet tom mentioned in his blog last week that they only judge on that contest's performance.

    that said, i'm glad not to listen to her anymore. ofc, i went right to lck and had to listen to her again.../rollseyes
     
  15. kaszeta

    kaszeta $nullstring TCF Club

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    I don't agree on the skin, but yes, frying twice is great.

    I even commented during the episode that Brooke would have been better off letting the chicken cool and recooking at the last second
     
  16. David Platt

    David Platt Mouse Master TCF Club

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    The judges should have pointed out that he cooked Filipino food the week before and German/Thai fusion the week before that. He can't suddenly use "I'm from Europe" as a copout when he's been cooking non-European food for weeks now.
     
  17. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    "He's such a bullsh***er"
     
  18. Agatha Mystery

    Agatha Mystery Well-Known Member

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    I had to laugh at Josh saying that he made "Fried chicken" when everyone else was making theirs all fancy. Gotta love the Okie. :)
     
  19. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    even he had to get all fancy by smoking it first.
     
  20. Agatha Mystery

    Agatha Mystery Well-Known Member

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    True. Still, it was funny. :p
     

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