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It may have just ended, but we miss Top Chef already. Here are some of our favorite moments.

Kinky chefs and armpit hair: Our favorite Top Chef moments

December 11th, 2009

It may have just ended, but we miss Top Chef already. Here are some of our favorite moments.

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    Jet Tila breaks down this season's "Top Chef: Las Vegas" competitors into the three categories of chefs.

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    Bravo bet on casting brothers on "Top Chef: Las Vegas" and the gamble definitely paid off.

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    A look back at the surprisingly accurate odds after the first week of "Top Chef", and who the lines have winning it all.

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    Being a chef requires a delicate balance of cook, captain, politician, actor, priest and assassin. Jet thinks only one of the final 3 has the ...

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    The beard has its own Facebook page. As it should.

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    We could have cut the competitive tension on last night's finale with a cheese knife. If we had a cheese knife.

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    With the multitude of chef competition shows out there, no one can quite compare with TC. They have even out done themselves this year.

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    The lesson of the Bocuse d'Or: Keep it simple, stupid.

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    That’s what guest judge Nigella Lawson called panna cotta on Wednesday night’s episode of "Top Chef: Las Vegas."

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    Jet Tila talks "Top Chef" evolution, from collecting kitchen burns to culinary nirvana.

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    Watch tonight's episode next to some of the city's finest chefs at the Freakin' Frog.

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    Work up an appetite for twists. "Top Chef: Las Vegas" is bound to finish up with a few surprises.

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    A "Top Chef" watch party makes the competition a tad tastier.

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    Find out why Jet is threatening to punch himself in the face in this week's installment of The Jet Stream.

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    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 ...

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    Move over savory. "Top Chef's" new pastry spin-off series is casting in Las Vegas.

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    Just don't choose the one with the broken butter sauce and undercooked lamb.

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    The key words this week, boys and girls, are “in the weeds". Not the garden variety, in restaurant-speak, being "in the weeds" involves something far ...

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    TV celebrity chef Robert Irvine, host of the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” who has tackled some of the toughest culinary challenges, is opening his first ...

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    Downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont Street has come a long way in recent years. It still lags other big cities’ urban cores, but an ingredient that ...

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    When we refer to the scene in VegasVille as a participation sport, the overnight opening-night party at Jewel is what we’re talking about. The club ...

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    Taking the lead from his legendary father, Bill Boyd, the founder and executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, continues to enrich the community with his vision ...

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    Bobby Baldwin has long been a master at turning a profit at 2 p.m. Now he’s focused on 2 a.m. ...

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    Once the acquisition is complete, what will Station Casinos do with the Palms? Naturally, we have a few ideas.

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    The lineup of the 2016 Electric Daisy Carnival has been announced, and the field of artists rivals the great expanse of the host venue, Las ...

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    Once more the lineup of shows was uniquely VegasVille. Early in the night, it was ventriloquist Paul Zerdin with his “Mouthing Off” show at Planet ...

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    Lionel Richie’s initial run at Axis at Planet Hollywood sold well enough to spark speculation that he’ll extend beyond the announced dates this fall. ...

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    Say this for Robert Irvine: When he hangs out at the Trop, he really hangs out at the Trop. The star chef who hosts Food ...

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    Nothing short of a spectacle was expected. The 40-minute left-turn wait on Durango Drive was understandable.

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    Singer Klaus Meine doesn’t just hit the high notes, he knocks ’em over the fence into the bleacher seats.

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    Niu-Gu is far from formal, but the food achieves a level of Chinese-restaurant sophistication usually found only within Strip casinos.

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    Knowing how crucial Aria’s club component would be, Hakkasan Group set out to blow minds, just as they did in creating Omnia at Caesars Palace.

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    Celebrity chef Rick Moonen experiences the South Point restaurant's classic perfection.