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Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 03/17/2011

‘Top Chefs All-Stars’ chat: The show’s best dish

A reader asked our “Top Chef All-Stars” analystswhy Padma Lakshmi decided to introduce last night’s elimination challenge while wearing a bikini guaranteed to turn Mike Isabella’s brain into conch meat. Joe Yonan and Bonnie Benwick had swift answers.

“Maybe she’s going to have a work-out video out soon?” Food Editor Yonan pondered before delivering a more decisive opinion:

“I think that the reason they put Padma in a bathing suit is because...my God, did you see Padma in a bathing suit? It worked!”

“She was,” added Deputy Editor Benwick, “the best dish on the show.”

Want more insightful commentary on last night’s show? Watch the video chat above.

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Categories:  Television, Chefs

 
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