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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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 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 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.

Sunday
May 14
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 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
Aug 13
7pm | 6c
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 8

All You Can Eat Paradise

Bottomless bowls of soup, Vegas buffets, six pound hamburgers - this is what America is all about! ALL YOU CAN EAT PARADISE is the show for epicureans with unending appetites, featuring the lavish chocolate bar at Boston's Langham Hotel, the bountiful Brazilian barbeque at Gaucho's Grill in Los Angeles, and Las Vegas's famous Bellagio buffet. If you own pants with an elastic waistband, this show's for you.

Saturday
Sep 16
5pm | 4c
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 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.

Sunday
Oct 8
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 6

Stuffed

Road trip across America to discover the best stuffed foods in the nation. From a wrestling-themed restaurant in Chicago to a baked potato factory in Houston, there's nothing quite like these restaurants serving up flavorful stuffed bites.

Wednesday
Oct 18
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 9

Food Paradise: Donut Paradise

From crullers to fritters, beignets to bear claws, the world of delicious deep-fried dough is turned upside down in the search for Donut Paradise.

Wednesday
Oct 18
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 8

Scary Good

From ghostly pizza in Oregon to gnocchi in dark catacombs below Pennsylvania, these food haunts are serving up some scary-good dishes and plenty of festively spooky cocktails for Halloween.

Wednesday
Oct 18
2pm | 1c
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.

Saturday
Oct 21
1pm | 12c
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.

Saturday
Oct 21
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 4

No Taste Like Home

Hometown favorites are found in unexpected places, including classic Southern comfort food in Philly, Chicago deep-dish pizza in the Big Apple and meaty Texas-style chili in Seattle.

Saturday
Oct 21
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 8

Scary Good

From ghostly pizza in Oregon to gnocchi in dark catacombs below Pennsylvania, these food haunts are serving up some scary-good dishes and plenty of festively spooky cocktails for Halloween.

Sunday
Oct 22
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 4

Deli-licious

We're serving up deli dishes beyond your wildest cheat-day fantasies, from Reubens to schnitzel sandwiches.

Sunday
Oct 22
4pm | 3c
Season 0, Episode 44

Food Paradise: Cheese Paradise

We’re serving up mounds of ooey-gooey, cheesy goodness, from Cleveland's colossal triple-decker grilled cheese sandwich, to a luscious lobster-stuffed mac and cheese in New York, to a fiery cheese spectacular in Chicago.

Sunday
Oct 22
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 1

Lay It on Thick

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.

Sunday
Oct 22
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Oct 22
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 10

Happy Hour

After a long, hard day at work, forget the glass of water. From an exotic spot in San Diego to a Chicago bar that puts their booze in the food, Food Paradise hunts down the best drinks and eats for the 5 o'clock crowd.

Sunday
Oct 22
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 10

Happy Hour

After a long, hard day at work, forget the glass of water. From an exotic spot in San Diego to a Chicago bar that puts their booze in the food, Food Paradise hunts down the best drinks and eats for the 5 o'clock crowd.

Monday
Oct 23
3am | 2c