Ahead of the Top Chef All Stars: LA finale, Daniel Trainor and Sam Stone chatted with the three remaining contestants, Bryan Voltaggio, Melissa King and Stephanie Cmar, about the challenges of the season, guacamole recipes, how they’re staying busy in quarantine and, obviously, what it was like breathing the same air as Champagne Padma.
Follow our Top Chef: All-Stars LA recaps and check out our post-elimination conversation with Bryan, Melissa and Stephanie above.
The season finale of Top Chef All Stars: LA airs tonight, Thursday June 18th, at 10/9 p.m. Central on Bravo.
Daniel Trainor is writer, podcaster, son and friend from Los Angeles, California. Originally from Michigan, his love for all things pop culture started early, once using pancakes to bribe his way onto the Oscars red carpet bleachers with his mother. In addition to writing for AwardsWatch, he is an huge sports fan and hosts the LGBTQ sports podcast “Same Team.” One day, he hopes Jane Krakowski will win an Emmy.
Sam Stone is a writer and actor based in Brooklyn, New York. He writes humor, culture, and travel among other things, and spends his free time reading about all those things. You can find him on twitter @sam_the_stone or on Instagram @samstone000.