Top Chef: Criminal Intent

The NY Post today writes of a Top Chef-style cooking competition at the jail complex on Riker’s Island. Leaving aside that the post calls the 16–21-year-olds “girls,” the women quoted in the story say the culinary arts program, offered as part of the Island Academy school on the island, gave them valuable skills and taught teamwork and patience.

Between this and the prison dance craze, I’m starting to think—inmates! They’re just like us!