Pack Your Knives

Pack Your Knives: Return of the Curse

Tom and Kevin break down Episode 10 of Top Chef with the help of special guest and father of Baby Jude, Bruce Kalman. Kalman goes behind-the-scenes to explain why he went on Top Chef and why he ate candy bars out of a baby diaper.

Pack Your Knives: The Risotto Curse Returns

Kevin and Tom recap the Super Bowl episode, mourn Team Kevin and geek out about Top Chef myths with Lynn from the essential

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Pack Your Knives: Bye-Bye Bear, Hello Blais!

Kevin and Tom recap a shocking Episode 4 of Top Chef and talk to special guest Richard Blais of Top Chef fame and the Starving For Attention podcast about possibly starting a Top Chef camp and other behind-the-scenes topics too fire for TV.

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Pack Your Knives – Special Guest – Top Chef’s Tyler Anderson

Top Chef contestant Tyler Anderson joins Kevin Arnovitz and Tom Haberstroh on the pod, taking us behind the scenes at Top Chef and breaking down the food truck episode with details you can't get anywhere else. Special thanks to both our sponsors DRAFT and Seat Geek. Support our show by using the promo code: HEALTHY Twitter: Facebook: Subscribe for more:

Pack Your Knives: The Draft Results

The teams are set.

On last week’s episode of Pack Your Knives podcast (listen here!), Tom and Kevin held the inaugural Pack Your Knives draft of Top Chef contestants. It was glorious.

Through a very sophisticated process, Tom won rocks paper scissors over email and got the first pick. And then madness ensued.

Here are the results:

Pick 1. Tom picks Tyler
Pick 2. Kevin picks Tu
Pick 3. Kevin picks Fatima
Pick 4. Tom picks Bruce
Pick 5: Tom picks Claudette
Pick 6: Kevin picks Joe F.
Pick 7: Kevin picks Chris
Pick 8: Tom picks Joe S.
Pick 9: Tom picks Rogelio
Pick 10: Kevin picks Tanya
Pick 11: Kevin picks Brother
Pick 12: Tom picks Adrienne
Pick 13: Tom picks Kwame
Pick 14: Kevin picks Laura
Pick 15: Kevin picks Lee Anne
Pick 16: Tom picks Carrie
Pick 17: Tom picks Marcel
Pick 18: Kevin picks Melissa

Here are the rosters, complete with animated headshots!

Team Tom Team Kevin
Tyler Tu
Bruce Fatima
Claudette Joe F.
Joe S. Chris
Rogelio Tanya
Adrienne Brother
Kwame Laura
Carrie Lee Anne
Marcel Melissa


Who has the better roster? Who had the best value pick? Who has the best headshot?

Pack Your Knives – The Draft

Kevin and Tom draft their fantasy teams and dive into the Season 15 premiere. Who went No. 1? And should you help a fellow Top Chef if it isn’t team play? Is this season too nice?

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Welcome to Pack Your Knives

NBA writers Kevin Arnovitz and Tom Haberstroh profess their love for Top Chef, name their favorite seasons and preview Season 15’s contestants with analytics and scouting.

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