aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
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Next Iron Chef revealed

Well, I was wrong. Chef Mehta stumbled at the end. I think the judges favored him as the more interesting cook; but in the end, they couldn't give him the win when he had one course out of five that was kind of off, while Chef Garces turned in five solid courses with a good story to bind them together.

I think the secret ingredient (ribs and racks) had something to do with that, and also the Chairman's challenge to illustrate the American Melting Pot in their cooking. But, what the heck. Garces was a strong contender. Congratulations to him.
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