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Raleigh Chef's Cuisine Reigns Supreme

Posted December 11, 2006 10:14 a.m. EST
Updated December 11, 2006 10:16 a.m. EST

— A kitchen king from Raleigh stole the show on Food Network's "Iron Chef America."

Walter Royal, executive chef of the Angus Barn, beat Iron Chef Cat Cora 51-43 in the show's latest kitchen battle. The secret ingredient was ostrich.

The judges praised his Southern dishes, which included ostrich pot pie, and ostrich burgers.

Royal also whipped up a dessert containing ostrich eggs.