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Dawn Burrell Did Houston Proud on Top Chef

The star cook and former Olympian came up short on the finale of the popular competition series.

07/02/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Crabby Business

Top Chef Week 13: How Is Dawn Doing?

Will chef Burrell be in the finale? Just read to find out.

06/25/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Say Cheese

Top Chef Week 12: How Is Dawn Doing?

Chef Burrell channels her Philly roots and ... oh no ... not again ...

06/18/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

What's In the Box?

Top Chef Week 11: How Is Dawn Doing?

Our favorite makes a taste of home, but she also slips up.

06/11/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Food News

Join Top Chef Contestants for Juneteenth Dinner

Plus, get a CBD cocktail at UB Preserv, Georgia James, One Fifth, and the Hay Merchant

06/07/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Not the Mandoline!

Top Chef Week 10: How Is Dawn Doing?

Burrell steps into a starring role ... and it gets crazy.

06/04/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Read This

Top Chef Week 9: How Is Dawn Doing?

The Houston chef has to write a recipe for others. We know something about that.

05/28/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Spoilers!

Sasha Grumman Talks Top Chef: Portland, Her Experience Competing, and Sobriety

The Houston-based talent had a blast while getting plenty of screen time.

05/27/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Uncharted Territory

Justin Yu Chats about Gordon Ramsay and a Refreshed Theodore Rex

The acclaimed chef shows the British celebrity the power of Texas's bounty in the season-three premiere of "Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted."

05/27/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

War Games

Top Chef Week 8: How Are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

It's Restaurant Wars week, and chef Burrell gets in some hot (ham) water.

05/21/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Big Help

Top Chef Week 7: How Are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

In the main competition, it's time to feed frontline workers.

05/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Stumping

Top Chef Week 6: How Are Dawn (and Sasha?!) Doing?

Team Texas goes to work in an episode that honors Portland's bounty.

05/07/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Drive In, Drive Out

Top Chef Week 5: How Is Dawn Doing?

The Houston star takes a risk in a high-concept challenge.

04/30/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Making The Drive

Lucille's 1913 Gets a New Truck in Touching Gesture

The nonprofit will be featured on national news Monday evening.

04/26/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Knives Up

Top Chef Week 4: How Are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

One Houston chef is on the ropes. The other is settling in just fine.

04/23/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Knives Up

Top Chef Week 3: How Are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

It's a big week for Burrell, who owns her attempt at pan-African cuisine.

04/16/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Sliced and Diced

Top Chef Week 2: How are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

Two Houston cooks are among the contestants on TV's most intense competition.

04/09/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Sliced and Diced

Top Chef Week 1: How are Dawn and Sasha Doing?

Two Houston cooks are among the contestants on TV's most intense competition.

04/02/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Hands Up, Knives Down

Get Ready to Cheer on Two Houston Stars on Top Chef

Dawn Burrell and Sasha Grumman will compete against 13 others.

02/08/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

A Celebration of Culture

5 Things to Look for When Watching No Passport Required Tonight

West African cuisine has a moment as Chef Marcus Samuelsson's series comes to Houston.

01/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm