Are "you" ready? Every week on "Throwdown , " celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay goes head-to-head with cooks who have staked their claim as masters of an iconic dish buffalo wings, chicken cacciatore, or sticky buns, for example even though he may never have cooked these things before. The results are always entertaining and delicious. In his first-ever cookbook collaboration with Food Network, Bobby shares the recipes and fun from his popular show. For each episode, both Bobby's recipe and his challenger's are included, comprising a cross-country tour of regional specialties and good-hearted competitive spirit. Travel to San Antonio for puffy tacos, Philadelphia for cheesesteaks, Harlem for fried chicken and waffles, and Charleston for coconut cake. Try both dishes to pick your favorite, or challenge friends and family to a battle of your own. Either way, you ll find tons of fantastic flavors in this best-of-the-best book from the first seven seasons of "Throwdown ." The ultimate companion cookbook to one of America's favorite food shows, "Bobby Flay's Throwdown " lets home cooks and fans in on the action, featuring favorite "Throwdown " moments and behind-the-scenes peeks alongside beautiful, all-new color food photography created just for this book. So if Bobby Flay ever strolls into your backyard asking Are you ready for a Throwdown? you definitely will be
About the Author
BOBBY FLAY is the chef-owner of three Mesa Grill restaurants, two Bar Americains, Bobby Flay Steak, and five Bobby s Burger Palaces. He is the host of numerous popular cooking shows on Food Network, from the Emmy-winning "Boy Meets Grill "and" Grill It! with Bobby Flay "to the" Iron Chef America" series and "Throwdown! with Bobby Flay." A "New York Times" bestselling author, he is also the food correspondent for CBS s "Early Show" and a contributing editor at "Parade" magazine. This is his tenth book. His website is www.bobbyflay.com.
STEPHANIE BANYAS has been Bobby Flay s business assistant since 1996. She is the co-author of "Bobby Flay s Burgers, Fries & Shakes; Bobby Flay s Grill It!; Bobby Flay s Mesa Grill Cookbook; "and" Bobby Flay s Grilling for Life." She lives in New York City with her beloved cat, Emily Rose.
MIRIAM GARRON has been the sous chef of Food Network since 2003. Prior to working in television, she edited three cookbooks in the MinuteMeals series. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York, the center of the universe."