Our 20 Favorite Jimmy Fallon Food Moments (Slideshow)

We honor Fallon’s ‘Late Night’ reign with a collection of 20 culinary clips

Going Green With Giada De Laurentiis

Jimmy and the Italian culinary goddess poke fun at each other, while making a potent green smoothie and turkey chili spiced with jalapeños.  

David Chang and Questlove’s Battle of the Bird

The Momofuku chef and Roots drummer compete for fried chicken mastery in fierce feud judged by Tina Fey, John Slattery, and Steve Higgins.  

Battle of the Boorgers with Fabio Viviani

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After Fallon didn’t approve of his burger on ‘Top Chef,’ Fabio seeks redemption and the pair goes head-to-head in a ‘Late Night’ Boorger-Off!”  

Ethnic Eats with Marcus Samuelsson

What’s “bunny chow?” From style cues to authentic Ethiopian cuisine, Jimmy gets schooled by the ‘Top Chef Masters” winner.  

Crazy for Cronuts!

Jimmy and Questlove prepare a coconut version of the famed croissant-doughnut hybrid with pastry sensation Dominique Ansel.  

Jimmy’s Cotton Candy Couture Moment

While creating cotton candy with the so-called "rock ‘n’ roll chef" Kerry Simon, Fallon smothers himself in the sweet pink puffs.  

Shots and Schnitzel with Daniel Humm

Watch Jimmy and Eleven Madison Park’s celebrated chef prepare schnitzel and classic NY-style egg creams. Whisky shots included.  

Danny Bowien’s Secrets and Sake Bombs

The Mission Cantina chef reveals his famous chicken-wing secret and chugs a "Mexican-themed" sake bomb with Jimmy and Questlove.  

The Best Between the Bun with Jeff Mauro

The ‘Sandwich King’ teaches Fallon about mezcal, shows off his sandwich skills, and talks about his new Food Network show.  

Meat Glue and Molecular Gastronomy

"Liquid nitrogen, that's what I'm talking about!" ‘Top Chef All-Stars’ winner Richard Blais makes an outrageous modern-day TV dinner.  

Soap Stardom and Sandwiches with Will Ferrell


Fallon and the actor-comedian reminisce about their Canadian soap opera past and tackle making sandwiches with mannequin arms.  

Fishy Fun with Eric Ripert

Fallon practices his French accent while preparing salmon that's "touching, but not touching," with the Le Bernardin chef.  

“Scrambled Eggs” with Sir Paul McCartney

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Jimmy and the musical legend perform a lyrically scrambled duet of hit song "Yesterday." 

Fallon and Flay’s Thanksgiving Throwdown

It’s time for a cranberry sauce throwdown! Iron chef Bobby Flay is challenged to a festive culinary cook-off.  

Spaghetti and Surprises with Mario Batali

Jimmy cooks spaghetti carbonara and surprises the famed Italian chef with a special 50th birthday cake.  

Ice Cream Tribute with Ladysmith Snack Mambazo

It’s this famous ode to Ben & Jerry's that leads Fallon to getting his own munchie-satisfying ice cream flavor called Late Night Snack.  

Jimmy’s Holiday Hosting 101

Fallon talks turkey with a ridiculous instructional video from the 80’s on how to host Thanksgiving dinner.  

Fallon Sets a Fast Food World Record

McDonald’s, Krispy Kreme, KFC… the ‘Late Night’ host tastes as many fast food items as he can in 30 seconds; tums, anyone?  

Beer Pong with Helen Mirren

The British actress shows off her fun side during a friendly game of pong, where she chugs beer and taunts Fallon.  

Jimmy’s Martini Race Mishap

Wipe out! Comedian and vodka lover Chelsea Handler is challenged to a hard-hitting martini race.