Abacus' Chef de Cuisine Tré Wilcox, booted way too early from Top Chef back in August, has nonetheless been regularly providing the Bravo site with recipes for its "Football Foodies" page -- like this week's recipe for Beer Braised Sirloin Chili. Sounds good -- good and complicated.
Wilcox will also join cheftestants from past Top Chef seasons tonight at 8, when Bravo airs its Holiday Special cook-off. A warning to them who frown upon the spoiler: The cable net aired the special at midnight last night, and if you click through the link you'll find out who won the 20 thou -- and who got the proverbial lump o' coal. --Robert Wilonsky
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