Will the judge's table be in DC next season? Photo courtesy of Bravo.
Earlier this week, we heard rumblings that Bravo will film the next season of Top Chef
, its hit kitchen competition show, in DC. While producers wouldn’t confirm the rumor, Top Chef
has recently paid a lot of attention to our city. Last season, three chefs had ties to Washington: Michael Voltaggio, who grew up in Walkersville, Maryland, won, and brother Bryan, chef/owner of Frederick’s Volt
, came in second. Zaytinya
chef Mike Isabella was in the running, too. The season before, local caterer (and third runner-up) Carla Hall won our hearts with her hootie-hoos. To top it off, Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio told the Wall Street Journal
in December, “I think DC and Philly are having a great moment. It would be great to film in both of those places.” As if the P Street Whole Foods wasn’t crowded enough… .
If Top Chef
does come here, what challenges should they give to the cheftestants? Let us know in the comments!