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 4, Episode 3

Here's the Beef

We're traveling coast to coast to answer the question: Where's the Beef? From a high-end steak house in Manhattan to a rib joint in Oklahoma, we take you to the most sizzling hotspots for beef in the U.S.

Monday
Jan 30
3am | 2c
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
Mar 5
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 8

All-American Classics

A stateside hunt to find the best versions of classic American dishes. From hot dogs in Ohio to burgers in Oklahoma, these restaurants serve up nostalgic food with some innovative modern twists.

Sunday
Apr 9
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 11

Stack Attack

On this episode of Food Paradise we're traveling far and wide in search of the foods that cast the most shade. We're on a Stack Attack looking for the tallest meals in town from Atlanta to Los Angeles -- and we're not taking any prisoners.

Monday
May 1
3am | 2c
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.

Monday
Jun 19
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.

Saturday
Jun 24
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 25

BBQ Paradise 2: Another Rack

America's best BBQ dishes are featured in this episode of Food Paradise, including slow-smoked brisket in Texas, sauce-dripping ribs in Kansas City and mouth-watering pulled pork in North Carolina.

Saturday
Jul 8
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 2

Handheld Happiness

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.

Wednesday
Jul 19
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 7

Surf and Turf

Surf and turf doesn't just mean steak-and-lobster anymore. Food Paradise counts down 8 great places that put a creative spin on this classic combo.

Sunday
Jul 30
1pm | 12c
Season 0, Episode 59

Destination Dining

The best destination restaurants in America are highlighted. From city rooftops and mountain retreats to upscale events and down-home hospitality, these are the most beautiful, historical and unforgettable dining experiences the country has to offer.

Sunday
Aug 6
8pm | 7c
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.

Sunday
Sep 17
9pm | 8c
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
Oct 1
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 2

Route 66

Eat your way across country as Food Paradise goes on a Route 66 road trip, from Chicago to SoCal. Stops include authentic St. Louis BBQ Ribs in Missouri, the iconic Oklahoma Onion Burger, and custom-built milk shakes in Albuquerque, NM.

Sunday
Oct 8
7pm | 6c
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
Season 1, Episode 10

Street Food Paradise

The States finest street food; presenting juicy bacon wrapped fried chicken sandwiches in San Francisco, plump charcoal grilled hotdogs topped with creamy hash browns and jalapenos in Nashville, and spicy PB & J fries in Portland.

Wednesday
Oct 25
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 39

Garlic Paradise

From the world-famous Gilroy Garlic Festival to a fierce 40-clove garlic chicken in San Francisco and a gut-busting garlic sandwich in Philly, we feature the tastiest places to get your garlic on.

Wednesday
Oct 25
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 2

Route 66

Eat your way across country as Food Paradise goes on a Route 66 road trip, from Chicago to SoCal. Stops include authentic St. Louis BBQ Ribs in Missouri, the iconic Oklahoma Onion Burger, and custom-built milk shakes in Albuquerque, NM.

Wednesday
Oct 25
2pm | 1c