Top Chef's Nyesha: I Don't Know How Our Dish Ended Up Undercooked

Top Chef 's first double elimination claimed Nyesha Arrington and Dakota Weiss after they undercooked their venison — or more specifically, Dakota undercooked the venison. "It sucks to go home for something I didn't do myself," Nyesha tells "When it's something you did, it's a little easier to swallow." Still, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based chef says she's not bitter that she had to go down for Dakota's mistake.

Top Chef's Chuy: I Knew I Was Screwed

Chuy Valencia won the first two elimination challenges on Top Chef , but he couldn't make it a three-peat. Instead, the Chicago-based chef got the boot after overcooking his salmon with goat cheese dish. "I knew I was screwed so I was expecting it," he tells "It's hard to forgive overcooking something." Find out when he realized it all had gone wrong and why he's happy he got eliminated.