Hung Huynh has been crowned the third Top Chef, joining the ranks of Harold “Perilla” Dieterle and Ilan Hall. In his victory podcast, we learn that he’s “kind of a smart guy”; an “exciting character on the show”; and always “in total control.”

We don’t begrudge the man his medal: He’s got heart, and if you’re not convinced, he’ll insist on it some more. As Hung says, “Soul is not something that flies around and lands in your food.” No, that’s bacteria. Or fruit flies.

Watch out, Wolfgang: Hung is watching, and learning.

Listen to all of this season’s Top Chef podcasts:
Season 3 Round Table
Dale Levitski
Casey Thompson
Brian Malarkey
Sara Mair
CJ Jacobsen
Howie Kleinberg
Tre Wilcox
Sara Nguyen
Joey Paulino
Lia Bardeen
Camille Becerra
Micah Edelstein
Sandee Birdsong
Clay Bowen

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