After Top Chef's highly anticipated "Restaurant Wars" episode, Laurine Wickett was sent packing. TVGuide.com caught up with the culinary cast-off to find out why she ended up managing the floor, whether she felt she deserved to go home and if she really did hide from the judges.
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TVGuide.com: Why did you decide to take on the role in front as house manager?
Laurine Wickett: It wasn't so much choice as it was as a default process. I have my own catering company, and I've often had to take on the floor due to a turnover in staff or if someone is sick. So I have floor experience, but ...
Top Chef Masters
Bravo has green-lit a second season of Top Chef Masters.
The culinary competition series, hosted by food journalist Kelly Choi, pits celebrity chefs against each other in a bracketed cook-off tournament. Winners move on to the finals to compete for the title of Top Chef Master and a chunk of change for the charity of their choice.
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After whipping up a chilled pork tenderloin and pairing it with a pinot noir for Charlie Palmer's famous Pigs and Pinot event, Top Chef's Ash Fulk was eliminated for what the judges felt was a flavorless dish. TVGuide.com caught up with the New York City chef get his take on the judge's decision, Robin's "intense" personality and why he won't be inviting Padma to any of his dinner parties.
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TVGuide.com: Do you think you deserved to go after the Pigs and Pinot challenge?
Ash Fulk: Well, of course part of me wanted to stay for Restaurant Wars, but my dish ...
Real Housewives of New Jersey
Just when you thought nothing could top the table-flipping insanity of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Bravo has added to the franchise: The Real Housewives of D.C.
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Bravo announced the series on Tuesday, as well as a second season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, both scheduled for next year.
The D.C. divas, each somehow connected to politics, will give viewers a chance to see what life is like for women who ...
Kandi Burris and Ashley Jewell
The ex-fiancé of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss died after sustaining head injuries from a fight outside a strip club, according to Atlanta TV station WSBTV.
Ashley Jewell, also known as A.J., "received a serious blow to the head," Atlanta Police Lt. Keith Meadows told the station. Jewell was transported to a hospital where he
Real Housewives of Atlanta
On the table-flipping heels of New Jersey's wives comes the second season of the just-as-feisty gals of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. And brace yourselves because a new Georgia peach is joining the bunch.
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Andy Cohen, Danielle Staub
Andy Cohen is Mr. Bravo. The network's programming executive, whom you may recognize from the Real Housewives reunion shows, will host his own late-night show starting Friday morning at 12 am/ET. In the live, half-hour series, Watch What Happens: Live, Cohen and his guests will tackle user-generated questions focusing on anything and everything pop culture. His first guest is none other than New Jersey housewife Danielle. Cohen talked to us about what he plans to ask her and who else we can expect to see.
Toby Young, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons
Seventeen new cheftestants are prepping to compete for the ultimate jackpot as they face off in Top Chef: Las Vegas (premieres Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 9 pm/ET on Bravo).
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The Season 6 contestants include everyone from two chefs who are brothers to a "freelance chef," who recently lost the lease to her restaurant. Bravo even threw a French native into the mix — no doubt aiming for some Fabio-style culture clash.
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