Amanda, Top Chef
With six chefs left on this week's Top Chef, Padma & Co. decided to take a trip to Washington, D.C.'s Nationals Park. But instead of enjoying a ball game, the cheftestants were left to man the concession stand for a stadium filled with hungry fans.
Top Chef's Alex: I didn't steal Ed's pea puree
While the judges thought Tiffany's and Ed's concession creations were home runs, they found some serious flaws in the others' dishes — especially Amanda Baumgarten's oxidized tuna tartare. Find out what the Los Angeles native had to say about choosing a raw fish dish for the ballpark challenge and what was the hardest part of her experience.
Melissa and Joey Maggiore
It's all in la famiglia at Tommy V's, a San Diego restaurant run by siblings Melissa and Joey Maggiore, who serve up delicious Italian dishes along with mmm-mmm good drama. Tonight the doors open on Season 1 of their reality series, Family Style (10:30/9:30c, Food Network). Mangia!
Wanna see something scary?
The Atlantic Paranormal Society returned last night for the start of Ghost Hunters' sixth season and great Caesar's ghost, they came packed with serious chills. Which is fitting, since case #1 found the crew spending the night at an allegedly haunted hotel in Cooperstown, NY.
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Now, usually, the show is all vague, off-camera sounds "what was that?" instead of actual on-screen apparitions or events. This time, however, the TAPS team served up a few frights that were definitely visible, including an undeniable shadow in a darkened, windowless hallway that startled even seasoned investigators Britt and K.J. ...
Top Chef DC
Cheers to Top Chef: D.C. for knocking it out of the park — Nationals Park, that is.
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The six remaining cheftestants on Bravo's Emmy-nominated reality show each took a swing at "elevated baseball cuisine," serving their dishes to Nats fans, players (including Adam Dunn, a latter-day Babe Ruth who sampled all six and promptly served up a tater of his own) — and the judges (including Cal Ripken Jr. lookalike Tom Colicchio)...
Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and his team of spies for hire close out the first half of Burn Notice's fourth season with a bang — and a cliff-hanger — as they deal with the threat posed by Robert Patrick's arrival last week.
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The Terminator 2: Judgment Day star plays the powerful CEO of a telecommunications company involved in funding shady covert activities. Now in Miami and backed by a small army, he's on a mission to retrieve his ciphered bible from Mikey...