There was no way Tom Colicchio was going to let the brash Stefan take home the Top Chef honors; he made that apparent with the verbal dressing down of the Finn a few weeks ago.
Carla was all Carla and simply cooked herself out of any serious consideration.
That left Hosea as the champ. Steady, boring, even the food safety issues were minimal.
The most exciting part of the finale is that one of my favorite entertainment blogs, dlisted, picked up a picture I had created for a previous Carla post (below).