'Top Chef All-Stars': Key learnings from the reunion special


Product placement aside (Andy Cohen, how dumb do you think we are?), it's probably safe to call this the greatest reunion in the history of the "Top Chef" franchise. And not just because it was our beloved "All-Stars." There were revelations, fights, auto tune, unlikely bromances and lots of cursing.But looking at the reunion in the context of the entire season, a few things really stuck out for us. And in no particular order, here they are:1. Chef law remains unviolatedThe whole matter of the stolen "chicken oyster served in an oyster oyster shell" was dropped immediately after Paula Deen's cameo, despite the fact that the riled testimony from Carla, Antonia and Richard had us thinking it would cast a pall over the rest of Mike's season. But the scandal left with our silver-haired southerner. Why? Turns out nobody actually cared that much. Chef laws were merely bent, not broken. Antonia was the only...



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