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EaterWire: La Mar Loses Chef Too, Top Chef Overload

THE EMBARCADERO—Just in case the chef shuffles at Laiola, Brick and Mission Beach Cafe in the last week haven't been enough, add the months-old La Mar to the list: "Chef Jose Luis de Cossío left Tuesday to return to Andina, the Peruvian restaurant in Portland where he was executive chef before coming to La Mar. De Cossio had worked with Acurio at La Mar in Lima, but their San Francisco reunion was short-lived." [Scoop]

TOP CHEFFAGESave us: "Magical Elves will produce 'After the Knife,' an original companion webisode series...starting Wednesday, November 26th at 11 p.m. EST. Each week, viewers will follow the eliminated chefs into the sequester house." Yes, tune in each week watch the sad axed chefs talk about getting kicked off and guess which chef will join them next. [Eater NY]

CELEBRITY CHEFFAGE—Who does America want to cook Thanksgiving dinner? From Eater LA: " readers picked Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares chef GordonRamsay, we imagine because his fiery nature reminds people of thier drunk uncle who yells obscenities at anyone who walks by the TV during the football games. Ramsay got 33% of the vote over Rachael Ray (25%), Anthony Bourdain (12%), Emeril Lagasse (13%), Martha Stewart (10%), and Ina Garten (6%)." [~ELA~]

[Photo: Jennifer Yin]