Emily Sprissler, the third to get kicked off “Top Chef,” gives up some choice behind-the-scenes details. For example: they’re hot, unfed, kept awake for 24 hours straight, and begging for a bathroom break—while Padma is given eight hours to get a thought out.

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Carlos Fernandez
Marisa Churchill and Josie Smith-Malave
Otto Borsich
Suyai Steinhauer and Judge Tom Colicchio

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