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Will Atlanta’s Kevin Gillespie be ‘Top Chef’?

gillespieKevin Gillespie will either be crowned “Top Chef” winner Wednesday, or pack up his knives and head on back to Woodfire Grill. (Read John Kessler’s show recap on his Food and More blog)

Either way, he and his new Bravo buddies seem to have bonded. A group of contenders hit town over the weekend to graze their way through their fellow aspirants’ kitchens.

On Saturday, Jennifer Carroll, Bryan Voltaggio and Mike Isabella visited Hector Santiago’s Poncey-Highland tapas bar, Pura Vida, checked in with Eli Kirshtein at Eno by Zaza in Midtown and then headed to Gillespie’s Cheshire Bridge Road restaurant. The crew brought what was left of their appetites to Holeman & Finch Public House for burgers and brew.

On Sunday the gang tailgated at Community Q BBQ in Decatur and wrapped up their culinary tour of Atlanta with a visit to Flip, former “Top Chef” finalist Richard Blais’ Westside burger boutique.

Gillespie is pitted against Voltaggio and his brother, Michael Voltaggio, in …

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Calling all Atlanta foodies!

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  • We learn this Wednesday if Woodfire Grill’s Kevin Gillespie becomes Bravo’s next “Top Chef” winner. Who do you think should win?

(In the meantime, check out the AJC’s John Kessler and his Food and More blog for detailed wrap-up and more foodie news.)

  • Highland Bakery’s looking for a catchy new tag line. (A souper place for lunch? A shakin’ bakery? Their muffins are tops? See, we told you they need some help). Add your idea, with a $2 donation to the Warrick Dunn Foundation, which aids single moms and their children, to be entered into a drawing for a trip to New York. The winner will be selected on Jan. 1. Information: www.highlandbakery.com.

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What’s the latest celebrity news, gossip?

Want to avoid awkward conversation with relatives you barely know? Use this week’s top celeb news and entertainment items to break the uncomfortable silence.

  • ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Donny Osmond took the crown over singer Mya and Kelly Osbourne. Let the “(insert name here) was robbed!” battles begin.lambert

  • Adam Lambert

The glam rocker from “American Idol,” who released his debut CD this week, said he has no apologies for the racy AMA performance this week (“I’m not a babysitter”). He said he’s being judged by a double-standard because a woman would not be criticized as much.

  • T.I.

The imprisoned rapper’s Atlanta studio/office was vandalized last week. Police say they also found explosive Molotov cocktails nearby and are still investigating.

  • ‘New Moon’

The second movie in the “Twilight” vampire series pulled in more than $140 million in its first weekend. With more vampire fans on vacation, we expect the slaying to continue.

More movie times and reviews

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Fergie, husband Josh Duhamel spotted in Atlanta

Fergie (AP)

Fergie (AP)

Fergie, of the Black Eyed Peas, and her husband, actor Josh Duhamel were seen dining at Chops this week, according to People.com. The report says they were cuddly over steak, lobster and a bottle of wine on Tuesday night.

The couple has been surrounded by recent allegations that Duhamel, in town filming “Life As We Know It,” had an affair last month with a stripper he met at an Atlanta nightclub. The couple says the rumors are not true, despite what Tattletale dancer Nicole Forrester has told tabloids and Atlanta radio station Q100 about a tryst at an Atlanta hotel.

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