Foods to Eat in Comfy Pants

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

Foodie Tour

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.

More About Food Paradise

 

Season 1, Episode 5

Deep Fried Paradise 4

America's yummiest deep-fried treats from coast to coast. Chow down on deep-fried baby back ribs in San Diego, duck fat-fried french fries in Boise, ID, and crisp and tender Southern fried chicken in Charleston, SC.

Saturday
Apr 29
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 17

Deep Fried Paradise 2: Extra Crispy

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.

Saturday
May 20
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 1

Hog Heaven

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

Sunday
Jun 4
4pm | 3c
Season 0, Episode 50

Food Paradise: Steak Paradise 3

Get ready for plate after plate of America’s best beefy steaks, from a titanic 2 1/2-lbs. porterhouse in Mississippi to a premium dry-aged rib-eye masterpiece in New York City.

Wednesday
Jun 7
12pm | 11c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 28
9am | 8c
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 5, Episode 4

Donut Shop

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!

Wednesday
Aug 2
2pm | 1c
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!

Monday
Aug 28
3am | 2c
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 6, Episode 6

Fully Loaded

Why have a snack when you can have some of the biggest dishes America has to offer? Food Paradise puts another notch in its belt as we set out to try the biggest and tastiest dishes we can find. From burritos and burgers to mac and cheese, everything comes in only one enormous size: fully loaded.

Monday
Sep 25
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 6

Apps Download

Before the entrees arrive, there's an entire world of food to explore. From a tower of tater tots in Atlanta to smoked wings in Detroit and cheese curds in Milwaukee, Food Paradise finds the best bold beginnings America has to offer.

Sunday
Nov 5
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 6

Apps Download

Before the entrees arrive, there's an entire world of food to explore. From a tower of tater tots in Atlanta to smoked wings in Detroit and cheese curds in Milwaukee, Food Paradise finds the best bold beginnings America has to offer.

Monday
Nov 6
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 3

Carb Overload

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.

Saturday
Nov 18
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 34

Meatloaf Paradise

From a gooey mac and cheese stuffed loaf in Florida to a burly barbecued meatloaf in Phoenix, take a bite out of these heaping helpings of America's rib sticking classic comfort food.

Saturday
Nov 18
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 26

Hamburger Paradise 2

Visit the belly-busting best places to get your burger on -- from a heart-stopping monster burger in Las Vegas, to cheese-stuffed burgers in Minnesota and wild game gut-bombs in Texas.

Saturday
Nov 18
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 13

Open 24 Hours

Saturday
Nov 18
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 5

Food Paradise XL

Check out places that excel at being XL as Food Paradise dives into dangerously large levels of deliciousness. From a seven-pound stuffed lobster in Baltimore to mammoth Mexican burritos in San Jose and a three-pound burger in Coronado, why have a little when you can have a lot?

Sunday
Nov 19
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 4

Donut Shop

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!

Sunday
Nov 19
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Nov 19
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 6

Barbecue Paradise

Cooking meat over a fire is the American way, but throwing spaghetti on the grill? BARBEQUE PARADISE takes the outdoor epicurean beyond backyard burgers to the most exquisite open flame eateries in the country.

Sunday
Nov 19
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 7

Meltdown

Ooey, gooey, chewy and delicious, some foods just don't reach peak perfection until they've reached maximum meltdown. Starting with classic Tuna Mac in Wisconsin and ending with a five-meat sandwich in New York City, all systems are "goo," on this edition of Food Paradise: Meltdown.

Sunday
Nov 19
7pm | 6c
Season 7, Episode 1

Gulf Grubbin'

Sunday
Nov 19
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 8

Boardwalk Bites

Sunday
Nov 19
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 8

Boardwalk Bites

Monday
Nov 20
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 1

Gulf Grubbin'

Monday
Nov 20
3am | 2c