Spoiler alert, you guys: NYC chef Geoffrey Zakarian defeated Elizabeth Falkner with his "modern luxury Christmas" in last night's Kitchen Stadium showdown that served as the finale of the Next Iron Chef. He defeated the likes of Anne Burrell, Michael Chiarello, Alex Guarnaschelli, Robert Irvine, Spike Mendelsohn, and Marcus Samuelsson to win the title. Apparently his new nickname, at least according to Alton Brown, is "Darth Zakarian." Sit tight, Eddie Huang's recap is coming later today.
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