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The Stars of Top Chef Duels Admit the Foods They Were Terrified to Try

They might possess some of the most refined palates around, but that doesn’t mean these chefs don’t require a little bit of a nudge (or a shot of rum) before they try these exotic foods!

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We spoke to your favorite stars of Top Chef Duels and got them to admit the foods they needed a LOT of convincing to try. From oysters to anchovies to beets to turtle stew, they reveal some of the craziest and most unappetizing items they’ve had the pleasure of tasting. Gail Simmons even had an incident with an armadillo…

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Top Chef Duels airs tonight on Bravo at 10 p.m. ET.

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