'Top Chef: Texas': Padma Lakshmi's thoughts on the title and weight gain


  "Top Chef: Texas" premieres Sunday, Nov. 2 on Bravo and we can't wait to get our barbecue on. The new season has a brand new element as well: "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen" will have a weekly battle between two eliminated contestants, with the winner getting a chance to return for the show's finale. The webisodes will air on BravoTV.com and will be hosted by Tom Colicchio.During a conference call, host Padma Lakshmi talked about the complaints about the title has drawn from viewers -- specifically the use of an entire state as opposed to one specific city like in other seasons."You know our producers are working very hard to top each season with the next, and you know Texas is a big state," she says. "And after having spent the time that we spent there this summer, I can tell you myself that Dallas is very different from Austin, which is very different...



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