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Top Chef resemblances

Melissa aka Ms Habanero, meet Gareth Keenan!

Grant Achatz, meet Thomas Tallis!

Got any more?

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    1. re: Chimayo Joe

      Lol....my husband is stuck on that one, too. That's like the only thing he sees fit to comment on during Top Chef.

    2. Jeff's mannerisms and speech pattern reminds me of main character in the film Blow.


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        1. Oh golly...not the first one to mention this...

          Carla = fraggles


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          1. re: Bob Dobalina

            Carla reminds me of Tracy Ellis Ross, Diana Ross's Daughter. Or as my husband puts it, "that chick with the awful hair on that show I hate"...I was so surprised to see she was 44! (carla)


            1. re: Bob Dobalina

              When I first saw her I thought more like Big Bird on acid.

              1. re: Bob Dobalina

                oooh, that is so wrong, but so damn funny! Thanks for the chuckle!

              2. I couldn't place it before, but something I saw this weekend reminded me - I'm thinking Grant Achatz is more like Ethan Hawke?


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                1. re: LindaWhit

                  ...except that Grant Achatz appears to have seen the inside of a shower or bathtub some time in the past decade.

                2. Ariane.."Alice" from the Tv sitcom
                  Hosea..Kevin Youkalis of the Boston Red Sox

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                  1. re: rochfood

                    Good one on the Hosea/Youk resemblance! I *knew* he looked like someone else, but couldn't place it.

                    1. re: rochfood

                      And Youkilis looks just like Bluto/Brutus from Popeye

                      1. re: rochfood

                        Sorry - I'm late on this board - but I just had to comment on :
                        Arrianne = Alice

                        LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh my god - so funny - so true!!
                        That's the best one on this board!!!


                      2. Jeff- Chase/Jesse Spencer from 'House'

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                        1. re: beachmouse

                          Yes! That was my first impression of Jeff. And I was also wondering why Hosea looked familiar -- Youuuuuk is a good one.

                          I also thought Marcel (well, more the hair than the man) reminded me of Hugh Jackman in X-Men.

                          1. re: beachmouse

                            The first time we saw the opening credits, DH said, what's Chase doing on Top Chef. I keep expecting Jeff to speak with an accent.

                            1. re: beachmouse

                              I must have missed your post the last time, beachmouse. I just had someone remind me on another board of who Jeff reminds me of: Dr. Chase in the TV show "House". Practically twins. Especially in these two pictures in their white coats. :-)

                              Jeff: http://gourmetfood.about.com/od/telev...

                              Dr. Chase: http://l.yimg.com/img.tv.yahoo.com/tv...

                            2. I love the Hosea/Youk comparison.

                              I also think Hosea looks like Will Sasso, MadTV alum.... Don't have time to scout out photos.


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                              1. re: TrishUntrapped

                                First Hosea, then take away the facial hair you get... His separated at birth bro', Will Sasso:

                                1. re: TrishUntrapped

                                  Only Hosea photo attached in my other post....

                                  Let's see if the Will Sasso one attaches this time: