We're kicking off our list of the best chow down joints in the country! In this first hour of 101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown, we'll discover the best lobster shack in Maine, the official BBQ capital of Texas and a sausage lover's dream in Ohio. And if that isn't enough to whet your appetite, we've got a decadent buffet of never ending chocolate, the lip-smackingest fried chicken in New Orleans and a hefty burger in Atlanta topped with practically anything you can think of!
The second hour of our countdown brings us 20 mouth-watering spots closer to our number 1 chow down joint! We head down south to meet "Big Red," a smoker the size of a bank vault churning out some of the most tender 'que in Alabama. And later, we tackle a monstrous burrito in San Jose, visit a decadent breakfast wonderland in Kentucky and find out what exactly makes up a Cincinnati 3-way.
We plow through 20 more drool-worthy chow down spots on our countdown, finding that the best places to get your grub on can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places. We travel to Nebraska to dig into some of the best soul food in the country, a year old BBQ joint with a hundred years of pit experience and a former grocery store serving up the finest steak in the south. Other food twists on this list include barbecue spaghetti, beer flavored ice cream and chicken-fried bacon!
We're getting so close to the #1 spot on our countdown, we can almost smell it! Mmm... But for now we're still counting down more of the country's best places to chow down. Numbers 40-21 are chock full of some of America's most iconic eat joints! We see a Midwestern frozen custard that licks the competition and head over the bridge to get a taste of real Brooklyn-style pizza. Also come with us as we tear into famously finger-licking ribs in Memphis, settle a decades-old debate over the best lobster roll in New Hampshire and find out how President Obama likes his chili!
In the final hour of 101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown, we reveal the coveted top 20 spots on our countdown. From coast to coast, we've seen some of the biggest and baddest eats this country has to offer, but we've saved the best for last! Come with us as we explore totally one-of-a-kind doughnuts in Portland, a scarily ginormous hot dog, Chicago's elusive ooey-gooey pizza puff...and of course the NUMBER 1 spot to chow down in the U.S.A.!
Fantastic food is more important to many travelers than museums, hotels and souvenirs, and in this premiere episode of a recurring series, hamburgers are in the spotlight. Explore the country for the best burgers in the land, from Louis in New Haven, CT which is certified by the Library of Congress as the first place to serve a burger, to the rise of the burger chains and even to wild game burgers pushing the boundaries of what a burger can be. It is the ultimate history of the burger, and we're taking you on a fact filled, mouth-watering ride to some of the best joints in the country.
This special class of comfort food is oh so naughty, but oh so nice. Traveling from Key West to San Diego and everywhere in between, DEEP FRIED PARADISE 2: EXTRA CRISPY scours the country for a second helping of the crispiest, crunchiest, and craziest delicacies you can throw in the fryer. From corn dogs to deep-fried corn on the cob, and from french fries to old-fashioned fried potato chips, DEEP FRIED PARADISE 2: EXTRA CRISPY celebrates how Americans can take any meal from ordinary to extraordinary with a layer of batter, a dusting of flour, and a dunk in the deep-fat fryer.
Andrew Zimmern visits the Minnesota State Fair for some of the country's most kitschy and bizarre food. From fried pickles and chocolate to goats milk straight from the udder, Andrew explores what it takes to feed more than a million hungry fair goers.
Andrew gets a taste of Hawaii's other side by sampling raw fish salad with eyeballs in Waimanalo, a drink made from the juice of a rotting noni fruit in Miloli'i and deep-fried pork intestine in Honolulu's Chinatown. There are all kinds of unexpected Hawaiian food traditions for Andrew to enjoy.
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