About Michael Symon

Michael Symon

Michael Symon is an Iron Chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America and a James Beard award-winning Best Chef. He’s the chef and co-owner of the acclaimed restaurants Lola and Lolita in Cleveland, OH, and of Roast, in Detroit, MI. His first cookbook is Michael Symon’s Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen. @chefsymon

Four spice-rubbed grilled pork chops on a baking sheet with a pair of metal tongs

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops

If you’re looking for an upgrade this grilling season, here it is. Pork chops rubbed with an unexpected mix of spices and then grilled to juicy perfection. And no time-consuming marinade.

A smoked prime rib sliced in half on a wooden board with a green-handled knife beside it.

Smoked Prime Rib

Infused with smoke as it cooks low and slow, this compelling centerpiece is, quite simply, the best and most unique prime rib we’ve ever tried. And worth standing at the smoker even during the dead of winter.

Glass bowl with spicy tomato blue cheese soup on a tray with a hunk of cheese and a spoon

Spicy Tomato Blue Cheese Soup

This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai Sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.