Nessa Higgins and Andrea Day Boykin share a passion for great food -- and delicious crepes. Just a year ago, these two friends decided to make and sell their crepes out of a vintage Avion trailer in a parking lot in Austin, Texas. Their quirky restaurant, called "Flip Happy Crepes" is now a true culinary destination. Critics say their crepes are the best in America! To celebrate, Nessa and Andrea are hosting a party for their friends and family, cooking up their best-selling sweet and savory crepes. Little do they know that Bobby Flay is going to pull up in his own trailer, and challenge the ladies to the Ultimate Crepe Throwdown. Will Bobby master the skill of flipping and filling and folding, or will the Flip Happy duo have the home-court advantage? One thing’s for sure: only one team will walk away flippin’ happy!
Diana Barrios TreviHo is a celebrity in San Antonio. A chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, Diana is a Tex Mex master who's culinary claim to fame is her shredded chicken puffy taco. Diana thinks she has been chosen to star in an episode of a new Food Network show about Southwestern food called "North of the Border". What she doesn't know is that Bobby Flay is going to crash her taco fiesta with a throwdown challenge that will decide who is the true titan of Tex Mex. Will Bobby's unusual flavors win over the judges or will Diana's shredded chicken take the taco trophy?
Bobby crashes a BBQ and challenges a relocated Jamaican chef to a Jerk Ribeye Throwdown.
For this year's Black and White Ball episode of Paula's Party, Paula has invited Bobby to be this year's Guest of Honor. What Paula doesn't know is that Bobby will be immediately returning the favor with a surprise invitation to his own Chicken Fried Steak Throwdown!
Bobby travels to a "pie town" in Maine to challenge the Pie Moms, a local baking legend.
Bobby surprises a pair of crab chefs in Maine who think they are filming a summer celebrations segment for Food Network.
New Orleans, La. is the home of Muffaletta – a sandwich made with Italian meats, cheeses and a special olive salad – and no place delivers the Muffaletta better than Serio's Deli. Owners Jack and Mike Serio are now ready to present their three-generations-old recipe to Food Network, for what they think is a TV special on deli sandwiches called "Order Up!" Little do they know that a Throwdown is on the menu, and Bobby Flay is working on a Muffaletta of his own. Will the Serio brothers distinguish themselves as Muffaletta Masters, or will the Iron Chef give them a hard time in the Big Easy? It's a Mardi-Gras atmosphere for the ultimate sandwich showdown!
This week Bobby takes on the founders of Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties in Columbus, Ohio. Will Bobby rise to the occasion with beautiful blondies and perfect mail-order packaging, or will Mark and Tom's tasty treats and tasteful presentation be too much for the Iron Chef?
Every good Italian claims their grandmother made the best meatballs and Mike Maroni, owner of Maroni Cuisine in Northport, New York, is no exception. Will Bobby's meatballs have what it takes to bring down a century of tradition, or will Mike's meatballs continue to stand the test of time?
Bobby Flay visits the Ice Cream Man in Greenwich, N.Y., to taste the best sundae in town, but also to challenge that title -- in the ultimate Ice Cream Sundae Throwdown!
Bobby challenges a classic down-home Italian American chef from Bove's Café in Burlington, Vt. to a lasagna throwdown.
Nothing brings people together like a mouth-watering Thanksgiving turkey, and Renee Ferguson of Geneva, Illinois is the ultimate turkey expert. This former Butterball Talk- Line "Call Girl" and author of "Talk Turkey to Me," thinks she is making turkey and dressing for a Food Network Special called "Talkin' Turkey." What she doesn't know is that Bobby Flay is working on his own version of the perfect bird. Will beating the Iron Chef be gravy for this queen of turkey or will Bobby gobble up the competition? One thing is for sure, this will be a Thanksgiving Throwdown to remember.
Bobby takes on a nationally recognized gingerbread artist from Macomb, Illinois. In the end, it's up to the judges to decide who has got the best looking, best tasting gingerbread house in town.