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OC Mutt | | Jul 23, 2006 10:47 PM

After watching Bobby Flay cook on Food TV for all of these years, I was enthusiastic to try his new restaurant. I've got to tell you hounds, that it was VERY disappointing. The menu is pedestrian and flat out dull. The food is prepared properly, served hot, but literally nothing jumps off the page at you and more importantly nothing makes you say WOW! At those prices, both should be happening. Seeing Flay's creativity and genius on Iron Chef adding inventive interesting twists on American and SW cuisine (what he did with frozen peas was inspiring - creative yet accessible and familiar. I wish I could've tried 3 of his dishes from just that one show at a restaurant), it's a shame that his menu at Bar Americain is so conservative and lifeless.

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