Top Chef All Stars: Skill And Talent Against The Clock Yell At Your TV Commentary by RTVC Senior Staff Writer Kathleen December 16, 2010
When did he grow up?
I was looking forward to Top Chef All-Stars because I figured I already knew the chefs.
Who are these people and what did they do with the originals? Well, at least in some cases.
Two weeks in we have had an implosion and an explosion. Whatís next, a nuclear meltdown?
In week one we had Elia, formerly pushy and abrupt and singularly creative, appear meek and almost fearful as she duplicated her original dish but with less panache and quality.
Her former persona didnít appear until she was walking out of the room during judgeís table.
In week two we had Jen, formerly a heads-down professional, who almost never said anything to anyone except during the episode where they asked her to run the brigade.
This time she showed up as some sort of argumentative harpy. Bad demeanor, bad body language and worse verbal language. Was she on something?
I donít know why Iím so baffled. Everyone changes. This is not a scripted series where the characters never change or even keep pace with real time. This is real life and these are real people. Get over it, woman.
About last week, I have to deliver a mea culpa.
In a time crunch I was writing my commentary in Court Reporter Style. When Angelo told Carla to cut up the plums, I took it to be one of Angeloís historic sabotage maneuvers. It wasnít until later that I figured out that Angelo, Carla and Marcel were all on the same team.
I didnít go back and fix my comment and a reader called me on it. I have blamed Angelo for something he didnít do.
The fact that he used to do that sort of thing last season does not mean, as I said above about change, that he is doing it this season. Sorry Angelo. Sorry readers.
Tonight the little mini bit at the beginning, shows that no one expected Jen to go because Jamie is worse.
Thatís the key going forward. This crew is not liking Jamie.
The judge for the Quickfire is David Chang. Marcel is having a gaga man crush over being in the same room.
The challenge is.....
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