Blackmore Wagyu Beef
Owner David Blackmore shares his knowledge of Wagyu beef and takes Tony on a tour of his farm located in the Yarra Valley, 2 hours north of Melbourne.
260 Halls Flat Rd., Alexandra, VIC 3714, Australia
Mezcal Del Maguey
Ron Cooper is an artist who turns to Mexico for inspiration for his art project that involved creating 50 blue bottles and filling them with prime mescal - the Ur-tequila. Del Maguey's mescals are produced slowly, naturally and in small quantities.
Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca, Mexico
Tony visits Delaware Delicacies owner Ray Turner who teaches him about catching and smoking fresh eel.
420 Rhodes Rd., Hancock, NY 13783
Steve Plotnicki, founder of the food blog ' Opinionated About Dining - takes Tony to a Basque tapas restaurant, Txikito.
240 9th Ave., New York, NY 10001
Steven Shaw, publisher of Fat-Guy.com and co-founder of eGullet, takes Tony to the Cambodian restaurant, Kampuchea.
80 Rivington St., New York, NY 10002
Pat LaFrieda Meats
Tony and Senior Editor of Citysearch and author Josh Ozersky (aka Mr. Cutlets), visit Pat LaFrieda's to find out what top-notch ingredients go into the Black Label Burger that is served exclusively at the Minetta Tavern.
601 Washington St., New York, NY 10014
Josh Ozersky and Tony head over to Minetta Tavern to sample the $26 Black Label hamburger that Josh claims is the best in the country.
113 MacDougal St., New York, NY 10012
Union Square Greenmarket
Founder of Sullivan Street Bakery, (aka the No Kneed Bread Guy) Jim Lahey shops with Tony for local, organic ingredients at the Union Square Greenmarket for artisnal pizzas served at his restaurant, Co.
Union Square, New York, NY 10003
Jim Lahey makes several signature pies and talks with Tony about his obsession with mushy blobs (bread) that are fermenting.
230 9th Ave., at 24th St., New York, NY 10001
At ESCA freshness reigns -- whether it's a just-caught halibut from the Pacific flown in a few hours before dinner or a local striped bass caught by the owner, Dave Pasternack, at home on the Long Island Sound.
402 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036
Angel Leon is best known for his discovery of a seaweed extract that can be used to make natural foams. Tony experiences the traditions of Aponiente, filled with Moorish and North African influences.
6 Ribera Del Marisco, El Puerto De Santa Maria 11500, Spain