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.
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.
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?
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.
The shores of America's loveliest lakes are explored as the country's most memorable lakeside dining spots are revealed.
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.
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!
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.
Forget mediocre munchies! Only the best barbecue and premier pies pique our interest as Food Paradise discovers the most-decorated dishes in the US. Grab a slice of the best Key lime pie in -- where else? -- Key West, FL, crack into beautiful steamed crabs in Baltimore and get your hands on swordfish tacos in Los Angeles.
America's hometown stars, featuring a flaky, tender fish taco covered in salsa and ranch in San Diego, rib stickin' Cincinnati chili piled high with cheddar, and crisp & juicy fried chicken with cheesy mac on the side in Atlanta.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Experience how the Foodie Revolution has taken favorite local diners by storm. From gourmet Texas chili in Austin, TX, to a revamped patty melt in Los Angeles, diner menus across the country have been upgraded and elevated with fresh ingredients and new flavors.
From a 69-year-old hot dog joint in Chicago to a father-son noodle shop in NYC, these restaurants have been passed down from generation to generation, proving that big flavor runs in the family.
The nations hottest late night spots; starring beer soaked pulled pork smothered with mac n' cheese in Florida, the juiciest, crunchiest fried chicken in Texas, and sweet chicken sausage doused in a spicy cheese sauce in Atlanta.
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.
From make-your-own lobster tacos in Brooklyn to hickory-kissed brisket sandwiches in San Francisco, these culinary hot spots across America keep the fires stoked and show off their skills over smoking-hot grills.
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.
From a ghost pepper burger in Texas and a Chicago pizza pie with the name "Dance With El Diablo" to legendary curry in New York City, we crisscross the country to find the spiciest hot spots.
Food Paradise is traveling the country to find the best steaks, sandwiches, burgers and briskets that America has to offer. It's knife and fork time as we meet the meats and their makers. From meatloaf and pot roast nachos in Chicago to a 3-pound pork chop in Denver, it's a carnivore's carnival as we go looking for the biggest and best meat dishes in the US.
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 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.