A DIY See photos of city restaurants and neighborhoods related to your favorite cheftestants. Budget Travel Monday, Feb 23, 2009, 4:58 PM The interior of Craft, head judge Tom Colicchio's flagship restaurant. (Bill Bettencourt) Budget Travel LLC, 2016



The interior of Craft, head judge Tom Colicchio's flagship restaurant. (Bill Bettencourt)
Craft's beet salad. (Bill Bettencourt)
Craft's Tom Colicchio. (Bill Bettencourt)
Governors Island, an easy summer day trip from Manhattan and the location of season five's first challenge. (John Munson/Star Ledger/Corbis)
Williamsburg, the Brooklyn neighborhood where the cast stayed. (Rudy Sulgan/Corbis)
The exterior of Urban Rustic, a locally sourced organic café in Williamsburg. (Courtesy Urban Rustic)
The interior of Urban Rustic. (Courtesy Urban Rustic)
Rockefeller Center, where the Today show is filmed.
Students at the French Culinary Institute. (Courtesy The French Culinary Institute)
L'Ecole, the French Culinary Institute's contemporary French restaurant. (Courtesy The French Culinary Institute)
The legendary Harlem Gospel Choir. (Courtesy Harlem Gospel Choir)
Harold Dieterle, winner of the first Top Chef season, opened Perilla in Greenwich Village. (Jon Selvey)
Astor Center, the swank culinary education and event space where Top Chef contestants cooked for each other in a brutal fifth season elimination challenge. (Courtesy Astor Center)
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