Flay vs. Murphy

Chef Marc Murphy challenges Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Whose cuisine will reign supreme?


Judges
Ted Allen
Cady Huffman
Julie White


Challenger stats: Chef Murphy
From: Grew up all over, now I live in New York City

Restaurants: Landmarc, Ditch Plains and Landmarc at Time Warner Center

Cuisine: French bistro, rustic Italian

Interests: Family, surfing, cooking, art, ballet and opera, motorcycle riding

Ideal secret ingredient: Bacon

Culinary inspirations: Traveling. I grew up all over Europe and each city I lived in (Rome, Genoa, Paris before I was 10) provided inspiration.

Ideal judge: Gale Greene, Ruth Reichl, Melissa Clark

Culinary secret weapon: My team

Favorite restaurant: Crispo, Extra-Virgin, A Voce

Favorite food: Grits with blood sausage and a fried egg

Food you won't go near: Coffee, okra

Weirdest thing you've ever eaten: Goat eyeballs

Favorite food destination: Italy

Alternative dream job: Racecar driver, architect



(Episode: IA0410)