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Top Chef's Brooke: I Didn't Like the Finale Format

Brooke Williamson was riding a three-elimination challenge win streak heading into the Top Chef finale, but the Los Angeles-based chef came up short to Kristen — or more specifically, two rounds short after Kristen took the title 3-1 in a best-of-five contest. "I didn't love the format of how they judged in rounds," she tells "I felt like it should've been a collective judging based on an entire meal. It would've been nice to actually put my dessert out." What was her planned dessert? Does she regret making those fried chicken wings? And does she have any more phobias? Find out below.
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Top Moments: Idol Gets "Life" and When Jennifer Met Jack

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13. Best Second-Place Finish:
While donating baby goods to the local children's orphanage, Bryan and David quickly fall in love with a baby girl named Nikki on The New Normal. Although their own baby is less than two months from being born, the couple decides they want to foster Nikki anyway. But when they go back to get the paperwork started, they more

Top Chef's Kristen: "It Doesn't Feel Real"

It's hard to believe, but Kristen Kish forgot Last Chance Kitchen existed on Top Chef. "I thought I was done when I got eliminated," she tells "And I was fine with that. I took responsibility [for Restaurant Wars], but I also felt like I deserved to still be in it." Fortunately for the Boston-based chef, Last Chance Kitchen does exist, and she won five straight face-offs to return to the regular show. And unlike last season's LCK winner Beverly, Kristen made it all the way to the final and won it all, beating Brooke 3-1 in head-to-head rounds. What is she going to do with the $125,000? And what does she think of the new finale format? Find out below.
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Tension Kills the Food
Out With The 'New' Part 1
Andrew's Top Tip
14 Days of Finale: Friends? Enemies?

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Shirley Chung vs Brooke Williamson
House of Food | Ep. 12 | One To Go
House of Food | Ep. 11 | Two Down
Truck Amuck

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Year Title Description
2014 Top Chef: Shirley Chung vs. Brooke Williamson
Season 1, Episode 2
Episode, Appearing
2014 Home & Family: Episode
Season 2, Episode 100
Episode, Guest
2014 Knife Fight: Live King Crab
Season 2, Episode 3
Episode, Appearing
2014 House of Food TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member
2006 Top Chef TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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Who Won Top Chef: Seattle?

[SPOILER ALERT: The following story reveals the winner of Top Chef Season 10. Read at your own risk.]
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VIDEO: Top Chef's Brooke and Kristen Mix It Up with Cocktails

What goes great with a Top Chef finale? Cocktails!

Season 10 finalists Brooke and Kristen stopped by the studio to make ...
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Top Chef's Josh: I Wanted to Go Out Pushing Myself

Wednesday's Top Chef was a bittersweet one for Josh Valentine. Hours after his wife gave birth to their first child, daughter Georgia, the Dallas-based chef was eliminated one round shy of the final. "I wanted to win and [have] the happy ending, but ...
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