Everyone loves pizza, and the folks from Iron Chef have their top picks when it comes to the best pies. Iron Chef Michael Symon loves Motorino in Brooklyn for their Brussels sprouts and marinara pies baked in a wood-burning oven. For authentic New York-style pizza, Iron Chef winner Tim Love joins the crowds at Home Slice Pizza in Austin for pepperoni and white pies. When it comes to deep dish, Iron Chef winner Ken Oringer stands by Chicago pizza institution Lou Malnati's and their sausage-packed classic pie. Finally, Iron Chef winner Brad Farmerie keeps it local in New York City by going to his favorite neighborhood spot, Speedy Romeo, for their St. Louie pie topped with sausage, salami and provel cheese.
When it comes to barbecue, no one follows the smoke signals as quickly and hungrily as the folks from Iron Chef! Iron Chef Michael Symon chows down on chicken redneck tacos at Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint in Nashville, while Iron Chef winner Lee Anne Wong patiently waits hours in line at Franklin Barbecue in Austin. Iron Chef Gauntlet competitor Jonathon Sawyer swears by the smoked lamb belly and Korean sticky ribs at Hometown Bar-B-Que in Brooklyn, and Iron Chef winner Madison Cowan heads to Bludso's Bar and Que in Los Angeles for their lip-smacking ribs.
The folks from Iron Chef are sharing their favorite spots for the best burgers. In New York City, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli prefers late-night hot spot Sister Midnight in the East Village for their simple yet satisfying cheeseburgers and veggie burgers, while Iron Chef winner Madison Cowan can be found in midtown, rolling up his sleeves at Salvation Burger. Iron Chef Gauntlet competitor Sarah Grueneberg checks into RPM Steak in Chicago for their dry-aged steakburger, and Iron Chef winner Tim Love satisfies his burger cravings at Cafe No Se in Austin.
It's a cornucopia of meat to satisfy every carnivore! Iron Chef Bobby Flay dines on American classics at Wolfgang's Steakhouse in New York City, but Iron Chef Michael Symon skips the standard steakhouse and heads to Lewis Barbecue in Charleston, SC, when he's craving prime rib and beef ribs. Iron Chef winner Tim Love is addicted to the Pig's Ear Salad and Pork Leg Steak at the Purple Pig in Chicago, then Iron Chef winner Lee Anne Wong shares her love for the Argentinean-style grilled skirt steaks, short ribs and sausages at the Ox in Portland, Ore.
The culinary authorities at Iron Chef are dishing on their all-time favorite sandwiches. Iron Chef Mario Batali indulges in summertime lobster rolls all year long at Pearl Oyster Bar and roasted cauliflower sandwiches at Num Pang in New York City. Iron Chef winner Ed Lee always makes Domilise's Po-Boys and Bar his first stop in New Orleans for their legendary fried oyster and roast beef po' boy sandwiches. Iron Chef winner Michael Psilakis prefers to start his day with the breakfast club and burrito sandwiches at the Oaks Gourmet Market in Los Angeles, while Iron Chef winner Ken Oringer satisfies his cravings with the meaty brisket and chicken sandwiches Mighty Quinn's Barbecue in New York City.
Nothing warms the heart, satisfies the soul and pleases the palate like comfort food! Iron Chef Bobby Flay's go-to comfort eats are the grilled lamb chops and sizzling shrimp at The Greek in New York, while Iron Chef Mario Batali dines on Tortellini en Brodo and Gramigna con Salsiccia at Osteria Morini when he wants to feel transported to Italy. Iron Chef winner Michael Psilakis gets his fill of comfort at Puckett's Grocery in Nashville with their meatloaf and their sweet potato pancakes layered with pulled pork. For Iron Chef winner Eric Greenspan, only a pastrami Reuben and bialy with salmon and cream cheese from Wise Sons in San Francisco can do the trick.
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