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Top Chef DC Recap: The War of the Restaurants

I thought Skeletor showing up once on Top Chef was impressive enough, but I didn’t expect him to make an appearance two more times. Between Nancy Pelosi as a guest judge and several of the chef’testants actually calling Alex by “Skeletor,” I was a tad gleeful.

Everyone knew that this episode was going to be restaurant wars since you need at least 8 chefs to make it work. But before that could happen, there has to be a Quickfire Challenge! The chefs walked in to find blindfolds, colored aprons and the knife block of Destiny. This meant it could only be one challenge: the relay! This is when each chef is given 10 minutes to prep and cook before handing off to the next chef, who has been blindfolded and just jumps right in.

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