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Interviewing Top Chef's Nick Elmi; Philly's Best New Brunch Spots

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FOOD TV — The eleventh season of Bravo's Top Chef ended this week, and Eater Philly talked to hometown boy Nicholas Elmi about the whole experience. See what he had to say about all the NOLA drama, his salt problems, and the way it all worked out.

PHILADELPHIA — This week saw fresh updates to both the Eater Philly heatmap and the brunch heatmap, keeping you up to date on all the new spots you need to try right now.

UNIVERSITY CITY — The newest addition to the Federal Donuts family is nearing completion in West Philly, and it's the cutest one yet. (The menu is "still in the works, meaning that there could well be some new signature chicken or donut flavors on the way.)

· Eater Philly [philly.eater]