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

Brooke Williamson

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 TVGuide.com. "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

Jennifer Lawrence, Jack Nicholson

Our top moments of the week:

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 are... read more

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

Kristen Kish

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 TVGuide.com. "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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Who Won Top Chef: Seattle?

Kristen Kish, Brooke Williamson

[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

Brooke Williamson, Kristen Kish

What goes great with a Top Chef finale? Cocktails!

Season 10 finalists Brooke and Kristen stopped by the TVGuide.com studio to make ...
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Top Moments: Idol's Mean Girls and Lance Armstrong Comes Clean

Nicki Minaj and Maria Carey

Our top moments of the week:

13. Scariest First Date:
The Bachelor's first one-on-one date goes to Sarah, a gorgeous blonde who was born with one arm. She and Sean are picked up by helicopter (what else?) and he tells her that they're going to free-falling down the side of a 300-foot high building. (Get it? They'll free-fall in love!) Sarah's scared to death and... read more

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