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Top Chef Season 10 Features Three Dallas Chefs: John Tesar, Danyele McPherson, and Joshua Valentine

Holy crow’s nest, have you guys heard yet?! Everyone who guessed John “The Most Hated Chef in Dallas” Tesar was off filming for Top Chef: Seattle turns out to be right. He was. But he’s not the only Dallas chef to make it into the top 21 contestants. Danyele McPherson, The Grape’s sous chef, and […]

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Michelle Obama and Top Chefs Promote Healthy Food in Dallas

[Ed. Note: Thanks to Carol for this report. Plus, she took all of the photos. She says: “ Big cameramen were blocking me so I had to crawl under people and touched a lot of legs] First Lady Michelle Obama made a pit stop in Dallas this morning to promote her project, Let’s Move! inside […]

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Top Chef: Texas, Episode 14 Recap

Part 1: Quickfire/Asian Domination Last week, the chefs realized that one of the losing contestants (either Bev or Grayson) would be returning through Last Chance Kitchen, which would increase their numero to cinco. Sarah (who looks like Austin Eater editor Andrea Grimes, don’t you think?) is noticeably disappointed when Bev walks through the doors to […]

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Michelle Obama (and Some Top Chefs) Heading to Dallas

Hello. I am simultaneously chewing on almonds and silently going crazy because I might be standing in the same room as Michelle Obama this Friday. Bravo just announced that Top Cheftestants Richard Blais, Fabio Viviani, Jenn Carroll, Spike Mendelssohn, Grayson Schmitz and Ed Lee will be joining the First Lady on one of her national […]

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Top Chef: Texas Episode Three Recap

D Magazine’s Loren Means loves to watch Top Chef. Therefore, she volunteered to watch all of the episodes this season and write a recap. She’s a Texan, and she’s on Texan stereotype alert. Go, Loren. I, personally, could have done without the first two episodes required to wrangle out the 13 weaker chefs. It’s just […]

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Top Chef: Texas Episode One Recap

D Magazine’s Loren Means loves to watch Top Chef. Therefore, she volunteered to watch all of the episodes this season and write a recap. She’s a Texan and she’s on Texan stereotype alert. Go, Loren. Top Chef is back and according to Bravo’s tagline for the show, “Everything is Bigger in Texas!” Wow, I wonder where […]

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