Synopses & Reviews
Whose cuisine will reign supreme?
Lights flash. Smoke billows. Chairman Kaga summons his Iron Chefs
unveils the secret ingredient...and sounds the Gong of Fate.
And the battle begins!
The New York Times says its the newest cult hit on television. The Dallas Morning News says its a cook-off unlike anything Betty Crocker dreamed of. Now, fellow fans of the Iron Chef, here is the book youve been waiting for. Go behind the scenes in Kitchen Stadium. Meet Morimoto, Chen Kenichi, Sakai, and Kobe as well as the Iron Chefs who havent yet been featured in America and find out what they really think and the exclusive secrets to their signature creations. Sit down with Kaga and sample his 10 favorite dishes of all time with never-before-published recipes. Experience the techniques of the Iron Chefs and their most fearsome challengers. Share special memories with Fukui and Ota. And it doesnt stop there. Inside youll find interviews with the tasters; insight from the shows creators and producers; loads of photos; plate-by-plate commentary on every Iron Chef battle
and much more!
From start to finish, Iron Chef is a madhouse...There is no series on basic cable TV that I watch or enjoy more. New York Daily News
A game show that makes Survivor seem like Hollywood Squares. Time
The equivalent of a Pokemon for grownups...its success is remarkable. The New York Times
It feels like the culinary equivalent of the Friday night fights. Orange County Register
I know I shouldnt keep saying this, but this book is sooooo good. Anonymous Ingenue
The equivalent of Pokemon for adults [and] the newest cult hit on television. (The New York Times)
A game show that makes 'Survivor' look like 'Hollywood Squares'. (Time)
A mix between Godzilla, wrestling, and Julia Child. Yes, it's that strange. And that entertaining. (The Miami Herald)
Already a longtime hit in Japan, "Iron Chef" is taking over America, and this is the only official guide to "the culinary equivalent of the Friday night fights" ("Orange County Register). Includes full-color photos, an episode guide, recipes, and interview with all the Iron Chefs.