|USA||2006||60||Reality-TV . Game-Show . Reality|
The chefs head to San Diego and cook up high-end fish tacos. Then, they prepare dishes to complement handcrafted microbrews. Appearing: chef Javier Plascenia.
|Airs:||2016-01-14 at 22:00|
Like Bravo's fashion winner "Project Runway," the channel's promising "Top Chef" flaunts terms of art and insiderism to give it authority.The New York Times Full Review
The series has a familiar format, but the opening episode suggests it may have some real spark to it.San Jose Mercury News/Contra Costa Times Full Review
"Top Chef" seems like a no-brainer, an extension both of the interactivity of TV cooking and the art-and-craft side of reality shows, in which people are actually making things as opposed to just asses of themselves.Los Angeles Times Full Review
A cooking match that has been seen so many times before in one form or another.The Hollywood Reporter Full Review
"Top Chef," though it appears to have a stable of good talent in the kitchen, so far doesn't really have much else going for it in the way of personalities.Chicago Tribune Full Review