As Bobby says on Boy Meets Grill, Casa Della Mozzarella does business “the ol' New York way.” That means knowing customers on a first-name basis and delivering authentic Italian specialties, such as imported oils, vinegars, sausages and cheese, including fresh mozzarella made right on the premises.
Bobby's trip to Kum Gang San was a Boy Meets Grill first because this is where you can grill Korean barbecue at the table. Be it thinly sliced boneless rib-eye steak (Bul Go Ki) or jumbo shrimp (Sae Woo Gui), Bobby says, "It's about sharing and it's just fun."
Bobby's love of seafood takes him straight to the experts. Located right in the famed Grand Central Terminal, this market has become synonymous with gourmet, artisanal eats. Stop by for fresh shellfish, mussels, or a variety of fresh produce and prepared salads.
Bobby Flay dines at The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center for fresh award-winning seafood dishes in a spectacular setting in New York, NY, on Food Network's Boy Meets Grill.
On Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, Bobby Flay finds German specialties and sausages at Koglin German Royal Hams in Grand Central Terminal, New York.
In the sixth grade Bobby worked as a delivery boy for Mimi's Pizza & Restaurant and he still claims that they have the best pizza around town. Why the dough and sauce are so delicious will remain a mystery, but Bobby will always have fond memories of this place.
Bobby’s hankering for Cuban food takes him across the river to Jersey City’s Hardgrove Cafe. The “very simply prepared” cuisine here includes such scrumptious Cuban staples as Ropa Vieja, Lechon Asado and Mofongo. For a sweet treat, try the customer favorite: finger-lickin’-good fried plantains.
Since 1933, this butcher shop has been selling some of the tastiest cuts around. Esposito has exactly what Bobby needed: a center-cut rack of pork, frenched for a “nice presentation.” No matter what’s on your list, you may want to scoop up a selection of the homemade sausages for a flavorful treat.
Bobby loves picking up lobster from this Chelsea Market spot. In addition to lobster, it also sells 650 varieties of live, fresh and frozen seafood throughout the year. For a quick and delicious seafood-filled meal, try their lobster rolls, oysters on the half-shell, or some of the handmade sushi.
The Little Pie Company once fit in owner Arnold Wilkerson's apartment. But demand grew, and now they're serving thousands of New Yorkers their famous Sour Cream Apple Walnut and the über-chocolatey Mississippi Mud Pie. Indulge in classics like Cherry Pie and, of course, New York Cheesecake.
This well-known specialty food shop has all the fixings for a gourmet meal at home: fresh pastas, prime meats, seafood and imported cheeses. Don't feel like cooking? Choose from prepared Italian dishes, lobsters and rotisserie chickens that can be dressed up with any of the house-made sauces.
Bobby Flay, host of Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, heads to Patsy's Restaurant in New York, NY, where they've been dishing out pizzas and pasta using fresh ingredients for more than 75 years.
For more than 100 years, Faicco's Pork Store has been a New York institution. Bobby notes, "You can feel the passion behind the product." In addition to expert cuts of pork, Faicco's outdoes itself with homemade rice balls and its Italian Special sub sandwich stuffed with choice meats.
When Bobby craves steak, he heads straight to Wolfgang’s, which boasts a truly delectable selection. The rib-eye steak features impressive marbling and a stunning caramelized crust, while the porterhouse is served in tantalizingly thick slices painted with a rich mixture of butter and meat juices.
For true New York-style pizza, look no further than America’s first, and some say best, pizzeria in the U.S. Since 1897, Lombardi’s has been winning over New Yorkers like Rachael Ray with their perfect balance of marinara and mozzarella, all atop a thin crust baked in a coal-fired oven.