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Top Chef

Top Chef Odds Week 10: Portman and Paul

October 27th, 2009

Tempers are flaring. Patience is wearing thin, and the competition is reaching a boiling point. Check out these odds to see which chefs are most likely to keep their cool.

  • On tonight's episode of Top Chef: Las Vegas knives will come out, egos will flare and illusions of grandeur will die in a flurry of flames on the burners at RM Seafood. It's time for Restaurant Wars.

  • Robin makes Jet's top 10 list of people that he wants to punch in the face, and he imagines Top Chef lucha libre-style.

  • Some chefs thrived under Charlie Palmer's watchful eye and seasoned palette, others just got schooled.

  • The wonder brothers, Bryan and Michael Voltaggio, are no longer at the head of the Top Chef: Las Vegas class. In the lead in this week's odds a red-haired southern boy.

  • What happens after the producers leave the chefs'testants alone in the Top Chef: Las Vegas house? They go a little bit crazy. An online video series sheds some light with hilarious results.

  • If only the slot machines at McCarran worked like the ones on Top Chef: Las Vegas, we'd have tourists running off in search of adventurous, nutty, Asian food instead of clutching their winnings like dogs on a bone.

  • On Top Chef: Las Vegas, the chefs tap into the fifth flavor and try to craft a home cooked meal without getting cooked into a corner.

  • Wynn Las Vegas Director of Race & Sports Operations Johnny Avello deconstructs the chefs' performances on the deconstruction challenge for this week's new lines.

  • The Angel/Devil Quickfire this week was supposed to represent the good vs. bad or nice vs. naughty opposites of cooking. My angel and devil would have been a Thai duo, as I’m sitting in Bangkok writing this piece.

  • Last night the chef'testants were asked to deconstruct classic comfort food, but the challenge nearly caused a few chefs to breakdown.

  • Will Robin make it out of the next episode to cook another day? I wouldn't bet on it.

  • What makes their show so fun? Organic herbs, booze and stretching.

  • Both signs are part of the Boneyard’s permanent exhibit and are among six in the yard that have been restored.

  • The Emmy-nominated actress discusses projects outside of OITNB, her go-to cocktail and how Jubilee is a 'kiki'

  • Kitze + The CPUs' tech-heavy show includes projection-mapped visuals, drum pads—and a joystick.

  • The band has reached its end—but the future is bright for its members.

  • “Deep down I feel like I have this hippie kind of spirit.”

  • But the cartoonist says his latest graphic novel isn’t autobiographical.

  • The Broadway hit kicked off its first national tour on the Reynolds Hall stage.

  • Ryan Adams is a focused, well-crafted collection of rock ’n’ roll.

  • The three-act comedy considers a late-19th century partnership between two women that may or may not be sexual.

  • From LGBT community events to nightlife soirees and pool parties, where to show your pride all weekend long.

  • Vivian Martian, Gina Alverson and Kris Krainock use words to create unexpected works.

  • Something is obviously not right at Beckett Warner's new school.

  • The final season dumps us square in the middle of the Depression.

  • The brotherhood bond of Scott and Seth Avett—musically and personally—was as apparent as ever. Eat your heart out, Donny and Marie.

  • Hassan Hamilton is more than just big—he's a colossus.

  • From hellacious scheduling to road essentials, Johnson and Meader talk all about tour.

  • Plant's restraint makes this one of his most passionate works.