On last night’s episode of Top Chef, the refreshingly cliché-free Lia Bardeen packed up her knives.
She talks to Meredith Arthur about sweaty chefs, her fear of New York kitchens, and the transition from Olive Garden to Jean Georges. But don’t diss Olive Garden—it’s where she learned her fast sauté skills.
Listen to all of this season’s Top Chef podcasts:
Season 3 Round Table