Only July 5, 2002, the Ronald Reagan Building hosted an “Iron Chef” style competition on Woodrow Wilson Plaza. The competition kicked off the summer concert series Live! which is held every day around noon. Iron Chef Chen Kenichi battled two local chefs in a competition based off the popular television show filmed in Japan. “Iron Chef” showcases chefs from across the globe battling Japan’s most skilled chefs in a head-to-head competition specializing in different food categories.