A chef familiar to Columbus diners was among the competitors on the 18th season of "Top Chef" that premiered Thursday night. Avishar Barua, executive chef and general manager of Service Bar, was put to the test with a dish he called "Chukar Fried Chukar".
Today on All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City, we talk with Barua about his "Top Chef" experience and the popularity of competitive cooking shows.
Avishar Barua, executive chef and general manager, Service Bar, a contestant on "Top Chef"
Steve Stover, WOSU restaurant critic
Rich Terapak, WOSU restaurant critic