James Hibberd
February 02, 2012 AT 04:24 PM EST

More Quickfires, more Elimination Challenges, more regal Padma: Bravo has renewed Top Chef for a 10th season.

Where will they go next time? (Possibly a more accurate question: Which city will pony up the most cash for geographic product placement?) Boston? Denver? And was seeing Padma paired with Pee-wee Herman last night like watching the most awkward first date ever?

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