Garces, Solomonov battle on tonight's 'Iron Chef America'

Iron Chef Jose Garces will battle chef Michael Solomonov, who owns Zahav, Xochitl and Percy Street Barbecue, at 10 tonight on the Food Network's "Iron Chef America." The pair will battle in Kitchen Stadium and cook a multicourse meal with each dish featuring an ingreident that they won't learn of until the show. Both were sworn to secrecy about the outcome of the show, and what would be the fun in watching if they'd revealed the winner anyway? Solomonov will attend a viewing party for the show tonight at Percy Street Barbecue (9th & South).

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