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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Bobby Flay Ambushes Papalote for a Burrito-Themed Throwdown

Posted By on Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 8:00 AM

Papalote owner Miguel Escobedo (left) with the Flaymeister. - PAPALOTE
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  • Papalote owner Miguel Escobedo (left) with the Flaymeister.
It's a little bit too early to set those TiVos, and it was on the hush for a while, but we can now reveal that Food Network personality Bobby Flay was recently in the area to film an episode of his television series Throwdown with Bobby Flay, ambushing a local restaurant in the process.

The lucky victim? Miguel Escobedo of Papalote (1777 Fulton at Masonic; 3409 24th St. at Valencia), whom Flay tapped for a burrito-themed edition of Throwdown. The episode airs on Feb. 17.

Here's hoping we finally get the secret to that addictive red sauce.

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