Dizzy (d_day) wrote in we_like_food,

Throwup with Bobby Flay

Has anyone else seen the Food Network's new show "Throwdown with Bobby Flay"

At first I didn't want to watch it because I'm not a big Flay fan, but now I've found I watch it to see him LOOSE! The premise of the show is that he finds someone that has been named the best for a specific dish, such a chowder, pizza or ice cream. He then practices making that food and suprises the people and challenges them to a Throwdown which is judged by an impartial party in a blind taste test.

To me, it seems sort of rude and egotistical of him to think that he can master any culinary subject and beat someone considered a master and local hero. I wonder what the pitch meeting was like?

Everytime he looses he gets this little look on his face like he's going to cry and puch a wall... but then he quickly sucks it up and congratulates the champ!

I have decided that my favorite episode is the ice cream episode when the person he was challenging didn't know who Bobby was and kept calling him Bobby Faye.
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