Third and Fourth Eliminated 'Top Chef' Contestants Offer Advice and Discover Mutual Love of Peas


Sometimes something as simple as undercooking your pasta can dash your dreams of becoming 'Top Chef' and that's precisely what happened to the pair of contestants who ended up packing their knives on last night's fourth episode of season 7.


Read on to see what they had to say in an exit interview.


Warning: spoilers ahead!


The fact that Arnold Myint and Lynne Gigliotti's "Pineapple Red Curry Mussels with Squid Ink Pasta" dish failed to wow the judges may have sent them home, but the pair forged a great friendship and returned to their normal lives no worse for the wear.


The colorful Myint, who was never at a loss for words during his time as a contestant, used to be a professional figure skater and said that the showmanship involved in performing in front of a crowd comes in handy when working at the three restaurants he owns in Nashville, Tenn.


Gigliotti -- whose career has run the gamut from chef/owner of an acclaimed Atlanta restaurant to running her own successful catering company to now teaching at the esteemed Culinary Institute of America -- spends a lot of her free time learning how to best incorporate sustainability into her cooking.


The two talked to reporters today about Tom Colicchio calling their breakfast "funny," their favorite dishes and realizing that they both hold a candle for a certain legume.


Here's what they had to say...



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