Knife Fight 2013 | TV Show

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A cooking competition featuring Los Angeles chefs who use secret ingredients to create dishes in front of an audience.

Premiered: September 24, 2013

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Tue Mar 17 7:00am
Crickets(Season 2, Episode 24) ESQTV

New York chefs Edi Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban cook with crickets.

Tue Mar 17 7:30am
Oxtails(Season 2, Episode 2) ESQTV

An oxtail battle begins between Italian culinary master Freddy Vargas and modernist chef Justin Wills. Kris Morningstar and Naomi Pomeroy are the guest judges.

Tue Mar 17 8:00am
Live King Crab(Season 2, Episode 3) ESQTV

King crab is prepared by Los Angeles chef Brooke Williamson and Houston chef Chris Shepherd. Williamson also deals with the pressure of trying to impress her old boss, Josiah Citrin, who is a guest judge.

Tue Mar 17 8:30am
Cardoons(Season 2, Episode 4) ESQTV

Two rival Los Angeles chefs, Johnny Zone and Michael Teich, prepare dishes using cardoons. Naomi Pomeroy and Kris Morningstar are the guest judges.

Tue Mar 17 9:00am
Sea Snails(Season 2, Episode 5) ESQTV

Two of the restaurant world's most influential chefs, Mark Peel and Sal Marino, battle as they prepare sea snails. Krista Simmons and Josiah Citrin are the guest judges.

Tue Mar 17 9:30am
Sweetbreads(Season 2, Episode 6) ESQTV

Chefs Jessica Christensen and Kevin Luzande are given a sweetbreads challenge. Guest judges: Naomi Pomeroy and Kris Morningstar.

Wed Mar 18 7:00am
Pig Ears(Season 2, Episode 7) ESQTV

Portland chefs Benjamin Bettinger and Patrick McKee cook pig's ear and rabbit. Guest judges: Krista Simmons and Josiah Citrin.

Wed Mar 18 7:30am
Blood(Season 2, Episode 8) ESQTV

Chefs Tin Vuong and Perry Cheung are challenged to use blood in their recipes. Krista Simmons and Brendan Collins are the guest judges.

Wed Mar 18 8:00am
Live Scallops(Season 2, Episode 9) ESQTV

Chefs Kevin Gillespie and Eric Park cook pig's feet and live scallops for guest judges Nyesha Arrington, Kris Morningstar and Brett Gurewitz.

Wed Mar 18 8:30am
Bison(Season 2, Episode 10) ESQTV

New Orleans chefs Sue Zemanick and Tory McPhail prepare bison for guest judges Krista Simmons and Brendan Collins.

Wed Mar 18 9:00am
Sea Cucumber(Season 2, Episode 11) ESQTV

Portland chefs John Gorham and Kasey Mills take on Southern California chefs David Lentz and Kris Longley. They prepare a dish using quail, dragon fruit and sea cucumbers.

Wed Mar 18 9:30am
Beef Forequarter(Season 2, Episode 12) ESQTV

Adam Sappington of Portland's Country Cat and Michael Smith of Kansas's City's Michael Smith Restaurant compete over a forequarter of beef.

Thu Mar 19 7:00am
Octopus(Season 2, Episode 13) ESQTV

Past "Knife Fight" champ Ricardo Zarate puts his title on the line against Santa Monica chef Ray Garcia, as the two battle over an enormous octopus.

Thu Mar 19 7:30am
Eels(Season 2, Episode 14) ESQTV

Seattle chef Jason Wilson throws down with Portland chef Greg Denton over chicken gizzards, juniper berries and eel.

Thu Mar 19 8:00am
Whole Goose(Season 2, Episode 15) ESQTV

Tennessee chefs Kelly English and Tandy Wilson go head-to-head over goose and make a side bet that results in one of them losing his facial hair.

Thu Mar 19 8:30am
Skate(Season 2, Episode 16) ESQTV

Mary Sue Milliken of L.A.'s Border Grill and Traci Des Jardins of San Francisco's Jardinère put their friendship aside and battle over skate in front of guest judge Naomi Pomeroy.

Thu Mar 19 9:00am
Live Halibut(Season 2, Episode 17) ESQTV

Chef Jason Paluska of Santa Barbara and chef Kyle Itani of Oakland compete over live halibut.

Thu Mar 19 9:30am
Flying Fish(Season 2, Episode 18) ESQTV

San Francisco chefs Charles Phan and Anthony Strong battle over flying fish.

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