Congrats to Grub Street's own Melissa Hom for beating Bastianich.
And he wasn't the only chef that made a respectable showing.
Who opened their checkbooks for Obama and who (if anyone) gave to McCain?
The restaurateur trains for the New York City Marathon the Italian way.
A veritable who's who of the New York food world.
Prestige pizza in Port Chester, barbecuers run amok, and more, in our morning news roundup.
Some possible high-end leadership for the old Dani space.
Plus where Tom and Padma watched the 'Top Chef' finale, Magnolia Bakery's new breakfast eats, and more, in our morning digest of news and gossip.
New York's chefs threw their hands in the air and waved them like they just didn't care.
Brooks Headley has replaced Nicole Kaplan as Del Posto's dessert man.