New local Italian eatery Licari's will be featured in the upcoming episode of a new show on Food Network called '3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay'. In the episode 'Secret Recipe for Disaster', airing July 27 at 10 p.m. Eastern,
"Bobby Flay heads to Grand Rapids to help the Licari family open Licari's Sicilian Pizza Kitchen in only three short days. But with secret recipes "Mama" won't share, a signature pizza that doesn't measure up, a negative bank account, and husband and wife owners who don't have defined roles, this is a recipe for disaster! With only 3 Days to Open, will Bobby be able to open this restaurant before it closes?"
Food Network filmed the episode at Licari's over a period of days at the beginning of April, 2012.
Licari's officially opened to the public April 7, 2012 at 2869 Knapp St NE in the Celadon Neighborhood near Celebration Cinema.