This week on Let’s Eat In, Cathy Erway interviews the master behind The Brooklyn Chili Takedown, Matt Timms. Tune into this episode to hear Cathy and Matt talk about the perfect chili recipe, and why Matt doesn’t prefer the company of chefs. Go to the upcoming Cookie Takedown, and hear about some cookies from Takedowns past. Later, Cathy and Matt also talk about Guy Fieri’s new restaurant, American Kitchen and Bar, and why it has received such bad press. Listen in to hear Matt talk about his Takedowns in other cities, and why he loves the Brooklyn home cook scene. Why does Matt hate eating in front of women when he has a beard? Find out on this episode of Let’s Eat In! This program has been brought to you by S. Wallace Edwards & Sons.

“I think Brooklyn has the most energy out of any other place on earth… I can put the word and get thirty spots filled in a day for the Cookie Takedown!” [19:30] — Matt Timms on Let’s Eat In