Top Chef Recap: There’s Nothing Quite Like Restaurant Wars

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It only took nine thousand ten episodes to get here, but we're down to eight chefs which means … restaurant wars! Why do they always try to present this as a treat? Because it's a bigger disaster than usual? It never actually replicates what these people would do with a restaurant. However, there is a bright side to restaurant wars: We get to skip the Quickfire. So, on to the challenge! Padma split the chefs into a battle of the sexes. Both the chefs and the judges spent the rest of the episode referring to the teams as boys versus girls, but since these are all quite grown, professional adults and we find that weird, we are going to refer to them as fellas versus ladies.

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