From lobster smothered in melted Monterey Jack cheese to s'mores with gooey handmade marshmallows drenched in chocolate, this coast-to-coast tour finds the most indulgent, thickly coated culinary creations ever made.
This food tour heads to some of the most amazing eateries for handheld food, with no bowls, plates or utensils getting in the way. From big bags of saucy seafood in Chicago to arepas stuffed with slow-cooked meats in Minneapolis, chicken fingers in New York City to breakfast tacos in Austin, it's all hands on happiness.
It's time to ditch the protein and reach for the carbs in this over-the-top tour of foods to satisfy any carb craving. A trip to California turns up a pizza topped with pasta and a grilled cheese filled with spaghetti, and a doughnut shop in Portland takes mashed potatoes and fries them into fritters. In Chicago, a pretzel joint stuffs its knots with cakes and cookies, proving that no carb is safe from more carbs.
In this day and age, donuts aren't just for dessert! We're frying a batch of donuts for every meal of the day starting off in Minneapolis, MN, with a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich made on a sweet glazed donut. For lunch, we're in Texas for donuts loaded with barbecue brisket. When dinner rolls around, we're checking out donut burgers and donut French onion soup. If you've got a donut-shaped hole in your soul just waiting to be filled, you won't want to miss this!
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.
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.
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.
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.
From seriously seismic shakes in Hawaii to super-size sundaes in New Orleans, Food Paradise gets a taste of the sweet life with some of the coolest frozen treats around.
From Japanese-flavored breakfast egg skillets in Hawaii to an update on Eggs Benedict in New Orleans, the egg comes first as Food Paradise cracks open an array of egg-cellent creations.
From slow-smoked bison ribs in Colorado to chicken wings topped with cinnamon sugar and icing in Rhode Island, Food Paradise hunts down proteins that satisfy every carnivorous craving.
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.
From an omelette made with 15 eggs and 6 meats in Rhode Island to a two pound, softball-size meatball served on top of a mountain of spaghetti in Missouri, Food Paradise is on the lookout for dishes served in gargantuan portions.
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