Foods to Eat in Comfy Pants

Get a look at the best foods from around the country to eat in comfy pants.

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Delicious Eats

About the Show

Since fantastic food is more important to many travelers than museums, hotels and souvenirs, we've compiled all the must-stop food spots across the country that offer a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

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Season 0, Episode 33

Food Paradise: Pork Paradise

Pig out on America's most porktastic eats, including a good ole Virginia country ham, a crispy tenderloin sandwich in Indiana and slow-cooked Hawaiian whole hog.

Sunday
Mar 5
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 4

Steak Paradise

T-bone, porterhouse, New York strip, prime rib, filet mignon. So many cuts of steak, so little time. Come along as we explore the best of the best in the beef world, from the famous Peter Luger's in New York to the Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo.

Wednesday
Apr 12
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 51

Sturgis' Most Tasty

Phenomenal food in biker heaven, including a burly burger smothered in bourbon-soaked bacon and a smoky sweet ribs from a monster food truck.

Saturday
Jun 10
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 5

Keepin' It Retro

We're taking a tour of retro restaurants around the country including a pair of period pharmacies on both coasts, a Jewish deli in Texas, a hot dog temple in Tennessee and a classic, chrome-clad diner in Minnesota. From massive old-fashioned sundaes and skyscraper sandwiches to towering patty melts and unique doughnuts, these restaurants bring the delicious past to the present.

Saturday
Jul 1
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 6

Hey Butter Butter

We're giving America's favorite condiment a swirl in this deliciously drippy episode. Seafood dishes like hot lobster rolls and blue crab spaghetti get dressed in robes of butter at restaurants in Boston and New York while bakeries in San Francisco, Washington, DC and Atlanta bring butter to new heights in their flaky pastries. We've also got butter in places you never even thought of -- on top of knish sandwiches and melted into mochi.

Saturday
Jul 15
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 1

Hog Heaven

Here's pork's best, from plump shoulder to a fall-off-the-bone whole hog.

Saturday
Jul 22
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 6

Burrito Paradise

We're unwrapping burritos across America, including a juicy coke-marinated carnitas burrito in Colorado, a hot and cheesy lobster burrito in Maine and a hot sauce-drenched and deep-fried catfish burrito in North Carolina.

Saturday
Jul 22
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 41

Food Paradise: Pizza Paradise 2

Travel Channel is serving up slice after slice of pizza perfection, from the crispy New York classic, to a 14-lb force of nature in Colorado, to Chicago's deepest most delicious dish.

Sunday
Jul 23
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Taco-lanche!

Tacos take their rightful place beside sandwiches as the tastiest, most convenient way to convey mex-ceptional food to your hungry stomach. Food Paradise travels the 50 states to bring you the best of the best in a tortilla.

Wednesday
Aug 9
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 42

Food Paradise: Soul Food Paradise

Travel Channel is dishing out comfort food that's good for the belly and the soul, from the rib-sticking, gravy-smothered oxtails in Houston, to crispy fried catfish in Memphis, to hot spicy Gumbo in New Orleans.

Sunday
Aug 27
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 2

Aloha, Hawaii

Food Paradise hits up the best local hideaways and tourist-friendly spots on Oahu and Kauai. This island-hopping holiday features delicacies like pineapple fried rice, Hawaiian-style dogs, lau lau pork and Spam musubi.

Monday
Sep 11
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 22

Tailgate Paradise

College tailgating is as much about the food as it is about the game. From alligator gumbo to deer fritters we visit the best eats on college game days across the country. Americans love their sports, but what many fans love even more then the big game is the pre-game parking-lot party known as tailgating. TAILGATE PARADISE cheers on the more then 27 million sports fans and loyal alumni who gather together to eat and drink like champs in anticipation of watching others exercise. From alligator gumbo at University of Florida and creole creations at Louisiana State University, to beer and bratwurst at University of Wisconsin and peanut butter buckeyes at Ohio State, TAILGATE PARADISE hits the top spots for gridiron grub across the country. Call it local pride, school spirit, or just a great excuse to have a good time - tailgaters know how to throw a party.

Sunday
Sep 17
4pm | 3c
Season 0, Episode 29

Food Paradise: Sandwich Paradise 2

Get a taste of America’s top hunger-filling, handheld feasts from a latke-and-corned-beef masterpiece in Colorado to a big hunk of BBQ bologna in Tennessee.

Saturday
Sep 23
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 10

Pizza Party

For pizza that goes beyond pepperoni, check out the Great 8 pizzerias from all over the country where they're slinging pies that defy expectations.

Wednesday
Sep 27
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 3

Bun-Believable

Food Paradise goes on a tasty tour of the bun-expected, finding the most surprising meals between two pieces of bread. The bun-disputed winners on this trip include a tuna ramen burger in Alabama, breakfast waffle buns in Chicago and winning wieners in Denver.

Wednesday
Sep 27
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 12

Worth the Wait

From an Arizona joint's chicken fried steak smothered in gravy to sweet, fluffy doughnuts in Rhode Island, Food Paradise is getting in line to find dishes that diners don't mind waiting hours to sink their teeth into.

Wednesday
Sep 27
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 4

BBQ Bragging Rights

From traditional to experimental, sticky-sweet to spicy, dry to saucy, America loves barbecue--and competition. Food Paradise travels through America's barbecue hot spots, pitting four regional rivals against one another for a meaty, mouthwatering mega-battle for Barbecue Bragging Rights.

Saturday
Sep 30
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 18

Pasta Paradise

It's classic, it's comfort food, and it's the most fun you can have with a fork. No matter how you like it, nothing warms the stomach like a plate of pasta.

Saturday
Sep 30
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 10

Pub Grub

On this episode of Food Paradise, we're finding out what it takes to make bar food good again. From San Francisco to Miami, we're leaving no bar stool unturned as we tour restaurants nationwide finding who's taking boring bar food and turning it into one-of-a-kind pub grub.

Saturday
Sep 30
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 1

California Dreamin'

From beach bites on the central coast, authentic Italian in Mammoth and some of the juiciest burgers in Southern California, Food Paradise finds the tastiest spots under the Golden State's sun.

Saturday
Sep 30
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 2

Feasting at the Fair

We're traveling to the fairest of state fairs in the nation. To taste the best of the best, we chow down in the Land of Enchantment, sample old favorites in New England and see what treats are whippin' across people's lips in Oklahoma!

Sunday
Oct 1
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 6

Burrito Paradise

We're unwrapping burritos across America, including a juicy coke-marinated carnitas burrito in Colorado, a hot and cheesy lobster burrito in Maine and a hot sauce-drenched and deep-fried catfish burrito in North Carolina.

Sunday
Oct 1
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 9

Sausage Kings

Sausage works for breakfast, lunch, dinner -- and even a late-night snack. From Milwaukee-style brats in Wisconsin to fried chicken sausage in Austin, Texas, these are America's hot spots for one of its most universal foods.

Sunday
Oct 1
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 7

Noodle Nirvana

From New York City Sicilians serving spaghetti in a cone, to a Vietnamese chef in Venice Beach rolling ramen noodles in a burrito, these chefs think way outside of the pasta box. New fusions are bringing noodles to the next level, and this episode of Food Paradise has all the saucy details.

Sunday
Oct 1
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 8

Food on Fire

From a chili pepper-topped pizza in Atlanta, to European-style porchetta flame-roasted on a food truck in San Francisco, Food Paradise goes coast to coast on the hunt for sweat-inducing fiery food.

Sunday
Oct 1
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 1

Big Easy Eats

The Big Easy has long been a favorite destination for Food Paradise, so why not devote a whole episode to New Orleans? Cajun and Creole classics, hot jazz snacks, bayou-fresh catfish, and the famous Sno-Blizz: we try 'em all!

Sunday
Oct 1
7pm | 6c