Top Chef's "Malibu" Chris Explains His "Soothing" Naked Lady Art

Overseasoning a dish is pretty unforgiveable on Top Chef , but "Malibu" Chris Crary didn't think his ultra-salty rub for his team's barbeque meat would doom him. "I knew I made a mistake, but I didn't think it was going to be me at all," he tells "I was pretty surprised. It seemed pretty close between the five of us." Alas, the resident eye candy got eliminated — but not before we got an eyeful of his favorite non-cooking pastime: painting naked women. See what "Malibu" Chris has to say about his hobby, Beverly 's RV fire and more.

Sneak Peek: A Top Chef Texas Contestant Is Hospitalized Mid-Challenge

During a Top Chef: Texas challenge, Sarah finds that the heat is more than she can take. Reluctantly, she allows the medics to take her to the hospital, leaving her at risk for elimination. Uh oh... | Original Air Date: January 4 at 10/9c

'Top Chef: Texas' is back with a super-sized episode

You think you ate all you could stuff down your gullet this holiday? Well, prepare to start craving ribs and Texas toast while you're watching TV on the treadmill. "Top Chef: Texas" is back with a super-sized episode on Wednesday, January 4th on Bravo.We've got two promos from the episode for you to check out. In the first, a medical emergency robs one contestant of her chance this week. Sarah Grueneberg succumbs to Texas heat that is over the century mark and needs to call a medic.In the second, the chef'testants attempt to create dishes using modernist cuisine techniques. It looks like the lab of a bunch of mad scientists in there with melting powder, clouds of fog and magic potions. Check out the videos and let us know what you think. Yes, we totally snack during the show too....