According to Bobby, the best Sicilian food in New York requires a trip to Staten Island and a drive to Carol’s Cafe. Chef Carol Frazzetta’s “rustic, bold” flavors shine through in her Sauteed Broccoli Rabe soup — one of Carol’s classic dishes. With a touch of Parmesan, it’s Sicilian perfection.
Bobby Flay picks Union Square Wines in New York, NY, for a selection of world-class wines, on Food Network's Boy Meets Grill.
Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, Bobby Flay heads to Koryodang Bakery, a bakery serving authentic Korean breads and pastries in New York City's Koreatown.
New Yorkers in the Upper West Side swear by Eli's Food Market for top-quality produce and fresh-baked goods. Simply called "Eli's" by the locals, this is one of Bobby's go-to groceries for seasonal ingredients such as heirloom tomatoes.
On Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, Bobby Flay samples smoky classics at Biscuit BBQ in Brooklyn, NY.
For his all-you-can-eat shrimp buffet, Bobby stops by Pacific Supermarket’s large seafood counter to pick up some fresh selections. This sizable market is also stocked with a diverse array of mouthwatering delicacies from all across Asia, including China, Vietnam, Japan and Korea.
Bobby Flay shops for fine Italian foods from Ceriello's in Grand Central, New York, NY, on Food Network's Boy Meets Grill.
On Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, Bobby Flay buys fresh baked breads and handmade pretzels from Tom Cat Bakery in Long Island City, NY.
"When I'm in the mood for Greek desserts, I come here," says Bobby Flay on Boy Meets Grill. Most known for melt-in-your-mouth Baklava, Poseidon Bakery opened in 1923 and is one of the only places in America that still makes their own phyllo dough by hand.
For a fancy cocktail, Bobby turns to none other than Pravda. Here, homemade potato chips come with caviar and crème fraîche and martinis rely on Pravda’s signature house-infused vodka, inspired by Russian and French flavors. Feeling bold? Try The Gogol with horseradish vodka.
Often seen in the Union Square Greenmarket, Bread Alone has been selling New Yorkers (including Bobby) organic breads and pastries since 1983. Bobby swung by their stall for some pizza dough, but you can also find a variety of multigrain baguettes, sourdough loaves and buttery brioches.
On Boy Meets Grill, pickle aficionado Bobby takes a trip the Lower East Side to visit The Pickle Guys. You’ll find every pickle imaginable here, in addition to a number of pickled fruits and vegetables. In the mood for house-made sauerkraut or perhaps pickled watermelon? Now’s the time to stop by!
With decor as elegant as the menu, Ouest has redefined upscale comfort food and New American cuisine. On Boy Meets Grill, Bobby calls Chef Tom Valenti "King of the Lamb Shanks" and critics agree. Try for yourself with Valenti's succulent Roasted Lamb Chop with Mustard Crusted Braised Lamb Neck.
This Michelin-starred waterfront restaurant draws the crowds with its menu of New American cuisine and views of the Manhattan skyline. There’s even a dessert version of the Brooklyn Bridge; the miniature chocolate replica comes perched atop a base of chewy devil’s food cake and creamy mousse.
Essex Street Market is Bobby’s first stop for his Latin feast. Inside you’ll find more than a dozen merchants selling fresh fruits and veggies, ethnic delicacies and more. Luckily for Bobby, Essex Street specializes in Latin produce and imports, including banana leaves, yucca, herbs, seafood and meat.