After the jump, we reveal the winners (and loser) — plus confirm our belief that bacon makes everything better.
Zoi was sent home for making bland, under-seasoned mushrooms to go along with Earth's beef carpaccio. And Lisa won for team Fire's spicy, grilled shrimp with pickled chili salad and miso-glazed bacon. Her contribution? The bacon! She overlapped the pieces on a sheet pan and weighed them down so they'd stay flat while cooking. Then she brushed on a glaze made with miso and maple syrup. Simple, but all of the judges agreed that the bacon made the dish.
- Top Chef's Grilled Shrimp with Pickled Chili Salad and Miso Smoked Bacon
- Ina Garten's Maple-Roasted Bacon
At the end of the show, they let the cameras run on an all-out, after-hours screaming match. Dale is bitter that Lisa won... Spike thinks Antonia steamrolled over his idea to make butternut squash soup... We thought it looked like a B-roll that the producers mistakenly aired.
How are you feeling about these contestants? Are the attitudes and arrogance turning you off?
And who's making bacon with us this week?
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