Months ago, John Besh suggested that while the influx of chefs may be good for the economy, the diaspora of native New Orleans residents meant the dilution of Louisiana's culinary culture. This may be what he meant.
Not too long ago, we did a roundup of the eleven winningest Top Chef contestants of all time, and while only Kristen Kish from Season 10 joined the overall elite, we thought we’d bid one final farewell to Top Chef: Seattle with a quick tally of who won what.
A few notes: while winning a year’s supply of Terlato wines is probably a super cool prize, Josh Valentine, there was no way for us to quantify prizes like that. So this is strictly a tally of money, trips, and cars. Because like Good Charlotte once proclaimed: girls don’t like boys; girls like cars and money. Also trips. Okay. Off we go.