Guy Goes to Cuba

Get a sneak peek at Guy Fieri's Cuban Adventure as Guy takes in the local flavors around the island recently opened up to travelers. 

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Photo By: Citizen Pictures

Photo By: Citizen Pictures

Photo By: Citizen Pictures

Photo By: Citizen Pictures

Photo By: Citizen Pictures

Photo By: Citizen Pictures

Photo By: Citizen Pictures

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25 Years in the Making

Guy Fieri has dreamed of visiting Cuba since he was a teenager. After travel restrictions were lifted in early 2016, Guy's Havana dreams could finally become reality as he toured the island to film two episodes of Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Havana, Cuba

Amid the crumbling buildings and structures throughout the island is a rising restaurant scene that's bursting with opportunity for chefs and new visitors. 

From Up High

Havana is the capital and largest city in Cuba and is quickly becoming tourist central as more American airlines offer direct flights into the city. 

Havana Art

Between shoots for his Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy Fieri explores the architecture throughout Havana. 

Tobacco Country

A woman sorts leaves at a tobacco plantation west of Havana in the Vuelta Abajo Region, a central hub for Cuba's famous cigar industry. Workers in these drying barns use a needle and thread to stitch the leaves together before hanging them to dry. 

From the Plantation

There are more than 35,000 plants on this tobacco plantation Guy visits with his wife, Lori, and his parents. 

Cuba's Distinct Architecture

Elaborate walkways and columns line the streets of Havana. 

A Remnant of Cuba's Past

La Catedral was originally a small, privately run family restaurant in Chef Diego Hernandez's mother's home, here, otherwise known as a paladar. Paladares were alternatives to state-run restaurants in Cuba.

Chef Diego Hernandez

Chef Diego had a cigar ready for Guy Fieri when he arrived at his restaurant, La Catedral ... 

Guy at La Catedral

... and a giant bell announcing his arrival. 

Cuban Fried Rice

Chef Diego Hernandez's fried rice dish from his Havana restaurant, La Catedral. 

Braised Goat

Chef Diego Hernandez's dish of braised goat with white rice and malanga, a root vegetable Guy describes as kind of like a sweet potato. 

Guy in the Kitchen

Chef Ivan Rodriguez, owner of Al Carbon in Havana, shows Guy how he prepares salted lamb ribs. 

At Al Carbon

Guy chats with patron's at Al Carbon, one of the more modern and renowned restaurants in Havana. 

As an infamous vintage car fan, Guy is in automotive heaven in Cuba, where most of the American cars are from the 1950s before relations between the United States and Cuba broke down. 

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