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Meet the 12-year-old New Yorker who just won ‘Top Chef Junior’

This tiny toque is really cooking with gas. see also ‘Top Chef Junior' finale features girl chefs defying stereotypes Who runs the reality kitchen world? Girls. The “Top Chef... New Yorker Nikki Bidun, 12, was crowned the champ of “Top Chef Junior” on the reality show’s season finale Saturday night, winning a cool $50,000. She took the crown by whipping up a three-course meal of pork soup dumplings, short rib ragu with fresh fettucine and homemade ricotta, and lemon souffle — but the Upper West Sider really loves a good NYC hot dog. “Gray’s Papaya has th ...