Bobby Flay spices up a Moroccan meal with a trip to Aphrodisia Spice Shop in New York, NY, on Food Network's Boy Meets Grill.
According to Bobby Flay, Brazilian steakhouse Churrascaria Plataforma offers "a cornucopia of every kind of meat that you can think of." Diners are given a red and green disk with which to guide their meal: Flip the disk to green, and servers will slice beef, pork and more right onto your plate.
In the world of sweets, Jacques Torres is synonymous with chocolate. Giada finds that for the best wake-up call, he makes one "wicked good" hot chocolate. The consistency is like liquid pudding and the chipotle spice adds an extra kick. And to top it off? A dollop of housemade whipped cream.
On Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, Bobby Flay picks up Italian provisions from Bari Pork Store, a butcher shop specializing in Italian sausage and cured meats in Staten Island, NY.
On Food Network's Boy Meets Grill, Bobby Flay is in Brooklyn for a tour of the Brooklyn Brewery, one of America's top 40 breweries, producing the top draft beers in New York City.
For more than 170 years, Manhattanites have trusted Lobel’s for providing them with some of the world’s best meat. But Bobby came to Lobel’s for one thing only: prime rib. The thin sheets of fat running through the meat make for a much more flavorful steak, deserving of the “prime” distinction.
The Schatzie butcher counter has always been a go-to for Bobby in New York's Upper West Side. Known as "The Meat Man of Manhattan since 1911," Schatzie (with a fifth-generation butcher) knows meats, including lamb, pork, veal and Bobby's choice meal for a holiday celebration: beef prime rib.
The Union Square Greenmarket is home to a handful of farmers and fishmongers, but you’d be remiss to skip Cato Corner Farm’s cheese. Bobby stopped by their stall for a bold Manchego made on their small Connecticut farm. But if you’re really bold, try their signature “stinky” Hooligan cheese.
Called the "Food Lover's Market," Balducci's Gourmet on the Go remains a go-to spot for Bobby's shopping list. Bobby stocked up for his healthy meal with flat leaf parsley and Meyer lemons. But if you want to surprise your friends, use Bobby's secret ingredient: anchovy paste.
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.
Bobby's love of naan brings him to Tamarind Tribeca. Although Tamarind is known for naan (baked in a beautiful clay oven), they excel in modern Indian cuisine with bold flavors. Regulars swear by the Tamarind Scallops pan-seared in an earthy blend of garam masala and turmeric.
On Boy Meets Grill, Bobby had a breakfast sandwich at ‘Wichcraft that's a step above the rest. The Fried Egg and Gorgonzola on Ciabatta is one of Bobby's favorite breakfast sandwiches. ‘Wichcraft ingredients are sourced from local farmers.
Bobby's avocado obsession comes full circle at Rosa Mexicano. Here, avocados are wheeled out for a tableside guacamole preparation. Famed Mexican Chef Josefina Howard opened Rosa Mexicano hoping to elevate Mexican cuisine with such dishes as short rib "tablones" paired with a smoky mestiza sauce.
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.
On Boy Meets Grill, Bobby heads to Han Ah Reum for "everything Korean." Located in the heart of Koreatown, Han Ah Reum carries a variety of Korean produce and supplies. That includes more than your typical assortment of soy sauces, kimchi, peppers, salted shrimp and noodles.