After the applause died down, newly crowned Food Network Star winner Damaris Phillips thanked her supporters at a packed Molly Malone's (well after she gave a trademark shimmy).
"Thank you everybody for just being so supportive and kind," said Phillips, who was seated on the bar. "Even if I hadn't won, it would have felt like I did because everybody has been just beyond loving and encouraging."
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