Exclusive: Sixth season of ‘Top Chef’ shooting in Las Vegas

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Toby Young, you sneaky thing.

Earlier this month, the ‘Top Chef’ judge twittered that filming on the next season of ‘Top Chef’ had begun in Seattle.

But Friday morning, after a ‘Top Chef Masters’ session at NBC’s summer press tour, we heard otherwise. A series insider said Season 6 would be held in Las Vegas (as had been previously rumored).

Asked why Young would say Seattle, the insider shrugged: ‘That’s just Toby trying to stir up trouble.’

As long as the part about Tom’s beard is true -- ‘Tom Colicchio has grown a huge beard! Looks like Joaquin Phoenix,’ Young had twittered -- all will be forgiven.


In other ‘Top Chef’ news, Maria Elena Fernandez earlier blogged up some good ‘Top Chef Masters’ scoops.

-- Denise Martin

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