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Host Guy Fieri takes a cross-country road trip to visit some of America's classic "greasy spoon" restaurants - diners, drive-ins and dives - that have been doing it right for decades.
This trip Guy visits local joints doing favorites from someplace else. In Kenwood, California, a family restaurant cooking up home made, Tuscan-style Italian. In Charlotte, North Carolina, a neighborhood favorite serving California fish tacos. And in Honolulu, Hawaii, the local bar turned Irish pub where the stout's poured right and the Shepherd's Pie is scratch-made.
This trip Guy's rolling out for the all American favorite, and then some. In Kansas City, Missouri, a pub where they're dipping burgers in tempura batter or putting them between a pair of grilled cheese sandwiches. In Truckee, California, a warehouse turned burger spot loading them with cold cuts and chili. And in Nashville, Tennessee, a Greek restaurant serving a bacon burger with a twist - it's made with lamb.
Guy Fieri uncovers some of America's greatest comfort food including a Baltimore cafe with a variety of French Toast, a third-generation family place in San Antonio with comfort food Texas style, a bakery-turned-restaurant in south Florida and a Huntington, W.V. cafe with home made cornbread.
This trip Guy's getting it straight from the farm ... and the ocean. In Midway, Kentucky, a sandwich joint putting local flavor into their home made bread. On Saint Simons Island, Georgia, a vacation hot spot serving the low-country catch and Cajun coastal favorites. And in Washington, DC, a pizza joint/ping pong parlor where folks can hit the tables for a quick game and order pizza with red sauce that's straight off the vine.
This trip Guy's pulling up for a different kind of fast food. In Honolulu, Hawaii, a 48-year-old drive-in where burgers and dogs come with rice and macaroni salad. In Nashville, Tennessee, a Jamaican cafeteria at the farmer's market serving mango chutney chicken and curried goat. And in parking lots all over Los Angeles, California, a taco truck doing Chinese-Mexican fusion.
This trip Guy's crossing the country for all kinds of flavor. In Charlotte, North Carolina, a converted gas station grilling a maple-glazed pork chop. In Cincinnati, Ohio, a burger joint topping them with scratch made burgundy mushroom and mango curry sauces. And outside Sonoma, California, a local grill where the tri tip's smoked over wine-soaked wood.
This trip Guy pulls in for a world of taste. In Los Angeles, California, an El Salvadoran place making traditional stuffed tortillas and a pork stew called Adobada. In Reno, Nevada, a Basque joint serving oxtail bourguignon family style. And in Jacksonville, FL, a tapas café doing scratch made Spanish chorizo with honey sautéed pears.
Guy hits the road for some local flavor. In Lexington, South Carolina, a farmer's market/restaurant, where the collard greens are right off the farm. In Lackawanna, New York, an Italian joint serving scratch made lasagna loaded with stuffed peppers. And in Honolulu, Hawaii, a local favorite where the chef is putting a fresh spin on a Hawaiian fish classic called poke.
This trip Guy's on the inside track to Kansas City barbeque. In an industrial neighborhood, an award winning pit master serving up the KC specialty, burnt ends. In a southern suburb, a classically trained chef putting his spin on smoked pork. Then just down the street, a joint where they're taking barbequed chicken to the deep fryer. And at an old wood yard, mixing up a one-of-a kind rub for baby back ribs.
This trip Guy's rolling out for some longtime traditions. In, Nashville, Tennessee, a family-style restaurant doing their James Beard Award-winning take on an old-school southern classic - meat and three sides. On Saint Simons Island, Georgia, a barbeque joint where the pit master's smoking the old way -- at a 1940s gas station. And in Wells, Maine, a local favorite from the 50's dishing up New England comfort food like Seafood Chowder and Lobster Pie.
Guy checks out his own take on surf and turf.In Mayport, Florida, a 40-year-old fish shack getting shrimp fresh off the boat every day, and serving it nine different ways. In Manhattan Beach, California, a surf town cafe where the homemade menu goes from Italian pasta to Kahlua Pig Egg Rolls. And in Reno, Nevada, a 54-year-old western diner doing beef-burgers by the pound.
This trip Guy's headed where you sent him. In Frankfort, Kentucky, an old diner where a high-end chef is scratch-baking French bread for his Oyster Po' Boy. In Cloquet, Minnesota, a burger joint that's been making their hand-pattied Double Cheeseburger the same way for 50 years. And in Fountain Valley, California, a coffee shop run by a former Marine where they're serving up a mess hall favorite on an actual mess hall tray.
This trip Guy hits the road for pork from coast to coast. On Saint Simons Island, Georgia, a barbeque joint where the pit master's been perfecting pulled pork since he was a kid. In Bellevue, Kentucky, a local cafe making Andouille sausage from scratch. And in Long Beach, California, a neighborhood favorite where they're stuffing honey-marinated pork chops with granny smiths and cranberries.
Guy Fieri rolls in for things done a little differently: In Columbia, South Carolina, a burger place doing hand made patties with a southern kicker ... fried green tomatoes; In Buffalo, New York, a corner diner serving everything with a side of home made bread, baked fresh daily; And in Berkeley, California, a diner that's redefining scrapple.
Guy Fieri rolls out for medium rare done right. In San Francisco, a dive bar cranking out high end, home made dishes like apricot relish on a double pork chop; In Cambridge, Massachusetts, a Harvard Square institution serving burgers piled high; And in Kemah, Texas, a meat market turned restaurant grilling up great house-cut steaks.
Guy Fieri checks out some viewer favorites. In Charlotte, North Carolina, a fast food joint where the big hit's a double burger called the Super Boy; In Lakewood, Ohio, a neighborhood favorite for grilled cheese sandwiches ... dozens of them; And in Houston, Texas, a British Pub serving scratch made shepherd's pie.
Guy Fieri travels the whole country for home made comfort food: In Charlotte, North Carolina, a neighborhood favorite doing chicken and dumplings; In Providence, Rhode Island, a diner doing a local classic called a Johnnycake. And in San Jose, California, a garage turned restaurant making burgers, ketchup, and fries from scratch.
Guy rolls in for food done fresh and a little different. In San Francisco, California, one of Guy Fieri's favorite ocean-side spots serving up fresh Dungeness crab. In Reno, Nevada, the neighborhood café doing scratch made granola. And in Charlotte, North Carolina, whole turkeys ... not roasted, but boiled.
Guy Fieri tries out favorites from around the corner and around the globe. In Chicago, a Peruvian joint serving classic lomo saltado (sautéed rib eye with French fries mixed right in)-- and beef heart; In Oklahoma City, a local institution where the bread's baked fresh daily and the schnitzel's done like back in Germany; And in South Buffalo, a pub making the home town favorite: a sandwich called 'beef on weck.'
Guy Fieri rolls in for old favorites - some with a twist. In San Francisco he visits a neighborhood diner spicing, roasting and smoking fresh pork; in Western New York, a 37-year-old joint turning sandwiches into pizza; in Cleveland, a family place serving old European favorites, including Chicken Paprikash.
Guy Fieri heads out for serious fast food. He visits a Naraganset, R.I., joint with more than 20 burgers on the menu; a place in Eagle Rock, Calif., slow-smoking barbequed pork; a family-run taqueria in Rosenberg, Texas, where dessert is something called a "snoball."
Guy checks out the hot spots in Hawaii. A third-generation, family-run joint doing plate-lunch Hawaiian style. A restaurant by the water, where the daily special really is the catch of the day. A hot dog place serving everything from Chicago dogs to homemade lobster dogs. And an authentic luau, where the centerpiece of the full Hawaiian spread is a whole roasted pig.
Guy Fieri hits a Raiders home game for tailgating with chefs from three local joints. They're bringing the kitchen to the blacktop and cranking out chicken and waffles; double chili cheeseburgers; steak sandwiches with jalapeno pesto; and smoked pork chops with applesauce.
Host Guy Fieri takes a trek to Chaffee, New York and visits a 42-year-old restaurant next to a farmfield. Also in Santa Cruz, California, a bait and tackle shop turned into a sit down restaurant. Finally, a mex joint in Cleveland, OH.
Guy Fieri finds three local joints doing scratch cooking their way. In Boise, Idaho, a family restaurant doing this trifecta: brick oven pizza, remarkable salads, and roasted chicken; In Cleveland, Ohio, a coffee shop turned restaurant where the bread's from scratch, the corned beef is house-brined, and veggies are grown out back; And in Chicago, a barbeque joint doing Memphis style dry rub for everything from brisket to beef tips and ribs.
Guy Fieri checks out some joints where things are still done the old-fashioned way. In Oklahoma City, a steak house that's been serving the same steaks, desserts and even salad dressing for more than 80 years; In Los Angeles, a 1940s diner brought back to life by a chef doing mac and cheese, fried catfish, and donuts ... her way; And in Boston, three brothers carry on 40-year-old family tradition - making clam chowder like Dad - and chipotle/pastrami sandwiches.
Guy Fieri samples fast food done right; In Houston, TX a joint in an old grocery store for wild burger toppings; In Milwaukee, a corner café putting a twist.
Guy Fieri hits nothing but diners on this trip. In Santa Cruz, California, where east coast diner meets Vietnamese cooking for everything from Reubens to spring rolls; In Peabody, Massachusetts, an old lunch car turned diner where the locals pile in for home made favorites like Boston Baked Beans; And in Norman, Oklahoma, a beloved local landmark serving award winning chili on everything from fries to burgers and hot dogs.
Guy Fieri hunts down some killer dives. In between Chicago and Milwaukee, a joint topping bacon-wrapped filet mignon with a hot conch salsa; In Cleveland, an old nightclub fresh smoking salmon - for a salmon BLT; And in East Amherst, New York, a local favorite doing all kinds of burgers - even cheeseburger soup.
Guy Fieri rolls in for real family cooking. In Providence, Rhode Island, an old family place where a couple of brothers are putting a spin on the family tradition, like stuffing Dad's ravioli with barbequed chicken. In Houston, Texas, a joint in a strip mall where a couple of guys from Bosnia are serving the classics their moms made them; And in Glendale, California, a joint where one family's making their own Cuban favorites, from pork to ceviche.
Guy goes in search of great foreign flavors.
Guy Fieri checks out some longtime favorites. In Cleveland, Ohio, an Italian joint where the same family has been making pizza, meatballs and chicken parmesan for more than 50 years; In Buffalo, New York, a 50-year old diner where they're smoking their own bacon and making ham and red-eye gravy from scratch; And in Attleboro, Massachusetts, a local landmark since 1911, serving New England classics like French meat pie and Fisherman's stew.
Guy Fieri checks out three local namesake favorites.
Guy Fieri checks out joints doing one-of-a-kind favorites from coast to coast.
Guy Fieri rolls in for serious sandwiches; In Hollywood, FL, a hoagie shop with home made rolls; Portland, OR, a cafe serving house-cured pork belly.
Guy Fieri hits three joints with the same name twice - Pok Pok, Tap Tap and Niko Nikos. In Houston, Texas, an old gas station serving up authentic Greek specialties including moussaka, gyros and honey-drenched donut holes called loukoumades; In Miami Beach, a Haitian restaurant doing a classic marinated pork and a one-of-a kind watercress sauce - all from scratch; And in Portland, Oregon, a walk-up or dine-in place where they're making all kinds of Asian, from Thai marinated boar to Vietnamese chicken wings.
Guy Fieri heads out for some great places viewers asked him to visit. In Okarche, Oklahoma, a family restaurant serving fried chicken the exact same way for more than 40 years - dozens of you wrote in about that one; A viewer's favorite in downtown LA -- a Mexican joint doing 500 hand made tamales a day; And a favorite suggested by viewers in Houston - a deli in a strip mall making corned beef and kreplach like they do back in New York.
Guy Fieri checks out some places doing America's favorites: Burgers done every which way at a joint run by culinary school grads in Dallas; An Arizona pizza joint serving up family recipes; Plus a Seattle chili shack.
Guy Fieri rolls out to great joints with international favorites including a Sacramento storefront where a French chef is serving home made pate'; Basque specialties at a local place in Idaho; And near Palm Beach, FL, Latin-infused favorites cooked up in a converted truck.
Guy Fieri samples some classics from coast to coast: In Portland, a neighborhood restaurant serving up Southernstyle biscuits; In Fort Worth, TX, a roadside joint putting some heat in their standards; And in North Miami Beach, Fl, a shack in a state park making all kinds of smoked fish.
Guy Fieri rolls in for a world of flavor: In Phoenix, a family-owned joint where five sisters are cranking out authentic Mexican tacos; In Seattle, an auto shop turned Greek restaurant serving leg of lamb; And in San Francisco, a little Italian place making grandpa's Bolognese & clams.
Guy Fieri checks out some serious scratch cooking: In Portland, a breakfast joint where they're making buttermilk biscuits with sweet potatoes; In San Anselmo, CA, a diner where the BLT comes with softshell crab; And in Boynton Beach, FL, a deli making all kinds of east coast classics from bagels to matzoh ball soup.
Guy Fieri catches some comfort food in Arizona, where a Paris-trained chef is doing ham steak with red eye gravy; In San Francisco, folks line up for chili cheddar cornbread & pumpkin oatmeal pancakes; And in Milwaukee, try bacon wrapped meatloaf, and a deep fried ball of turkey, stuffing & mashed potatoes.
Guy Fieri chases down some funky joints doing serious cooking: Near Fort Worth, a gas station with a menu includes duck l'orange; In Seattle, a café where former circus performers are serving up home made pasta with elk; And in Sacramento, a dive bar doing prime rib - in a smoker.
Guy Fieri checks out some beloved local places: In San Rafael, CA, a Puerto Rican restaurant serving an adobo steak sandwich; In CT, a pub located on a beached barge and in Portland, a family-owned meat market and deli, where they're making hot dogs from scratch.
Guy Fieri checks out homestyle cooking in Seattle, where a southern chef is bringing southern classics to the northwest; In Arizona,aclassical musician who is serving up native Italian recipes; And in Santa Fe, the adobe diner where corned beef hash gets a southwestern spin.
Guy Fieri rolls out to places still doin' it mama's way: In Oklahoma City, a couple doing wings & waffles soul food style; In Dallas, a family home turned family restaurant; and in LA, a Polish joint in a strip mall serving pierogis & stuffed cabbage.
Guy Fieri checks out some places keeping the feel of the past alive: In Idaho, the local landmark brought back to life, where they're dishing up big plates; In Portland, the old-time lunch counter where folks love the grilled cheese and home made tomato soup; And in Miami, the family joint doing seafood the way their grandparents did back in Cuba.
Guy Fieri meets cooks doing things their own way: In Flagstaff, AZ, a family place where the beef stew is made from tenderloin; In San Diego, a restaurant in a fish market run by two brothers, and in Chicago, a dive bar serving nearly two dozen different burgers named for rock bands.
Guy Fieri uncovers some unexpected joints the locals love: In Boise, ID, a 50-year-old drive-in where you can order prime rib; In Santa Fe, NM, a pizza joint where they'll top your pie with green chilis and Jamaican cooking in Forth Worth,TX.
Guy Fieri tracks down fast food done right: In NM, a 54 year old drive-in that s legendary for Green Chile Cheeseburgers; In Omaha, a taqueria where they re deep frying tacos; And in CT, the hot dog joint that started as a truck, with all kinds of scratch made combo dogs.
Guy Fieri takes a seat at the family table; In Glendale, Arizona, a German restaurant making sauerbraten from scratch; In Northern California, an old saloon serving lamb shanks; And in Fort Worth, a Texas institution dishing up all the classics.
Guy Fieri visits some joints that feel like they ve been there forever; In San Diego, an overgrown coffee shop serving chicken & dumplings for 60 years; A bar turned restaurant in Chicago s Little Italy and in Atlanta, a diner legendary for southern breakfasts for more than 50 years.
Guy Fieri checks out places the locals have been loving for decades: In San Francisco, a classic joint that's made fresh-carved hot meat sandwiches for more than 60 years; in Omaha, an 80-year-old tavern turned fish market and in Pittsburgh, a family place making Italian American favorites for mor than 40 years.
Guy Fieri uncovers some places the regulars keep piling into: In Santa Fe, a little café serving El Salvadoran specialties; In Salt Lake City, a barbeque joint where folks line up for the house special -- burnt ends. And on the Mississippi coast, a joint on stilts where they re doing Creole favorites.
Diners, drive-ins and dives are popular again thanks to faithful baby boomers, a slew of younger fans and a whole new generation of owners. Join Guy Fieri as he visits some of these classic "greasy spoon" spots, from a shack on the side of the road in Tarpley, Texas to a Vegas sports bar with stellar stromboli.
Guy Fieri hits some spots viewers recommended including: In Salt Lake City, a 79-year-old diner serving Mile High biscuits and gravy; in New Orleans, a neighborhood dive puttin' out roast beef po' boys; And in Middletown, Ct., a historic diner serving unexpected favorites that was rebuilt after a fire.
Guy Fieri checks out classic Italian joints including a Baltimore deli making lasagna from scratch, in San Diego, a pizza joint where the dough's handmade and in Pittsburgh, a spaghetti house that's been cookin' up classic family recipes for 60 years.
Guy Fieri drives in for a taste of what the locals love; In New Orleans, a family restaurant serving specials named after neighborhood streets; In Pittsburgh, a strip mall joint making Polish Haluski; And in Albuquerque, a local dive serving authentic New Mexican cooking.
Guy Fieri takes an eastward tour of Route 66. In Flagstaff, Arizona, a family style restaurant serving scratch made southwest favorites; In Albuquerque an old gas station turned diner making classics. And in Chicago, a joint that s been serving fried chicken on Route 66 since the 30's.
Guy Fieri heads all over the country for barbeque; In Austin, Texas, green mesquite smoked classics. In Northern California, a railroad car turned barbeque shack making Philly Cheese Steaks. And in Connecticut, a regional celebration of barbeque.
Guy Fieri discovers real deal dishes born elsewhere: In Norwalk, CT , a small place making authentic Venezuelan fast food; In Minneapolis, a Lebanese restaurant serving all of Moms favorites like lamb tongue; And in Chicago, a pizza joint famous for its thin crust pies.
Diners, drive-ins and dives are popular again thanks to faithful baby boomers, a slew of younger fans and a whole new generation of owners. Join Guy Fieri as he visits some of these classic "greasy spoon" spots, from a shack on the side of the road in Tarpley, Texas to a Vegas sports bar with stellar stromboli.
Guy Fieri tracks down classic places serving up international dishes done Triple-D style: A combination Jamaican/Chinese joint in Florida; Home made Polish pierogi at a basic bar in Pittsburgh; and a Mexican restaurant in Utah where the specialty is seven kinds of mole.
Guy Fieri visits some watering holes with more than basic bar food, including a Fairhope, Ala., bar serving up live music, homemade gumbo and a super spicy crawfish boil; an Atlanta dive- bar scratch-making Jamaican jerk chili and jalapeno corn fritters; and the half-century old Pittsburgh tavern where the menu includes pierogis and stuffed green pepper soup.
Guy Fieri rolls out to longtime local favorites that keep the crowds coming back: The eight-decades-old Alabama place legendary for soft shell crab sandwich. An Italian favorite in Omaha, where they're making fresh ricotta and home made sausage; And one of the oldest restaurants in Atlanta, where they're doing everything from southern comfort food to tenderloin of kangaroo.
Guy Fieri hunts down some seriously good food from all over the country: In Baltimore, real, brick oven, thin crust pizza - even the New Yorkers love it - loaded with everything from pesto, spam and pineapple to macaroni and cheese.
Guy Fieri rolls out for ice cream, Triple D style: With visits to a Norfolk, Va. drive-in for an original waffle cone, an Arizona creamery making Italian gelato in all flavors and a New Orleans favorite doing huge sundaes with 400 flavors.
Guy Fieri searches out some classic joints doing America's favorites: In Baltimore, the place where they've been making Coney dogs the same way for more than 80 years; In Austin, Texas, the late night hangout where they're fresh-roasting Serrano peppers for one of their burgers - and serving Texas-hot buffalo sauce on another; And the Minneapolis dog and burger dive - where one of the specialties is something called a Hairy Brain.
Guy Fieri uncovers three joints puttin' a piece of history on the table: In New Orleans, an oyster bar where nothin's changed since 1919 and the deep fried oysters are still hand-shucked and dredged in Grandpa's original recipe; In Pittsburg, a neighborhood 'dive' where Mama Nadine's dishin' up roast beef smothered in gravy, fried baloney and Na's Pasta - family favorites her kids grew up on - all from behind a bar; And in Nebraska, Big Mama's cookin' her Grandma's soul food in an old school cafeteria - pull up a tray for collard greens, peach cobbler and Big Mama's take on fried chicken.
Guy Fieri uncovers joints doin' things their own unique way; Near Salt Lake City, a retro joint makin' Mexican specialties like shark tacos; in Chicago, a diner doing fresh seafood 16 different ways; and in Omaha, a chef from Montreal is doing the Canadian take on Jewish deli.
Guy Fieri pulls up for a sandwich: In Salt Lake City, a old pottery school where folks go for homemade meatball subs and a cheesesteak done Philly-style; In San Diego, a couple of legit German chefs have created 30 kinds of burgers - ostrich, alligator and real Angus beef, to name a few - all grilled over an open flame; And in Chicago, a one-of-a-kind Mexican sandwich that's hard to find outside Puebla, Mexico, made fresh while you wait - just like they do in back in Puebla.
Guy Fieri discovers great food at some unexpected places including a Minneapolis bowling alley serving up bison hash, an Austin, Tx., car wash and laundromat with a classically trained chef and a historic neighborhood grocery store in Atlanta with fried quail.
Guy Fieri rolls in for classic meals done right: In Baltimore, a shack steamin' crabs with corn on the cob; in Memphis, the little place with classic southern favorites; and in Minnesota, a strip mall joint doin' homemade Italian.
Guy Fieri discovers some great local favorites: The Memphis joint where they're dropping whole chickens into the deep fryer; In Virginia, the place by the Chesapeake, where a former boat captain is cooking up classic crab cakes and the latest catch; and in Omaha, a casual joint with serious food - run by a chef who came home from New York.
Guy Fieri tracks down great tastes from all over the world including a Phoenix mom-and-pop joint with a mix of Mexican, Chinese and Caribbean food; a classic diner outside Atlanta with a menu full of homemade Greek specialties; and a tiny Kansas City place with the globe-trotting chef who brings back recipes from from Asia to Central America.
Guy Fieri takes a Southern swing to check out different varieties of BBQ including a Mississippi barbecue "dive" where the locals like it sweet, a New Orleans, a little place doing North Carolina style pulled pork and outside San Antonio, Tx., visits a sprawling barbecue complex.
Guy Fieri searches out some classic joints including a 60-year-old Pennsylvania Diner transplanted to South Beach; in Topeka, Kan., a drive-in straight out of the 50s; and the oldest restaurant in Memphis, a classic southern tea room from 1918.
Guy Fieri searches out some of America's greatest breakfasts: The New Jersey Diner with more than 30 kinds of pancakes; the Kansas City joint with outrageous homemade hash and 60 sixty different omelets; and the tiny spot in Phoenix where the owner makes waffles from scratch.
Guy Fieri checks out some great family-run joints including a Baltimore favorite for pit beef with Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman. Next in Miami, visit a stop with recipes all the way from Puerto Rico and in Salt Lake City, a classic drive in burger joint.
Guy Fieri goes where the recipes really do come from mama: A St. Louis landmark where a former backup singer is dishing up real deal soul food; the Phoenix gas station where everything's Mexican authentic and the Kentucky truck stop with real country cookin'.
Guy Fieri searches out some neighborhood favs including the St. Louis tavern cranking out authentic international dishes like home made German spaetzle; the Virginia café where calzones are a taste of New York; BBQ at what looks like a New Jersey diner, in Arizona; and the Philadelphia area diner that's so local the regulars have their own coffee cups to help wash down the scrapple.
Guy Fieri tracks down some great places that prove fast food can also be great food. In Fairhope, Ala., pressed panini sandwiches, filled with everything homemade; in Austin, Tx., homemade tacos done every which way; and in Gilbert, Az., a fast food joint right on the farm.
Guy Fieri journeys from the East Coast to the southwest for regional specialties including classic Southern cooking at a landmark diner in Virginia; the Horseshoe Sandwich at a steel Quonset hut in Springfield, Ill; and red and green chili, the signature dishes of New Mexico at a joint in Santa Fe.
Guy Fieri rolls out to find some places doing great food their own unique way: The West Virginia joint built into a couple of old busses, where they’re serving one pound deep fried hot dogs – and three pound burgers; The Florida bar that’s doing classic French escargot and fresh mahi mahi sandwiches; and in Virginia, what looks like just another café’, but with a classically trained chef who’s making it all from scratch – from chicken with feta, white wine and artichokes, to home made pesto.
Guy Fieri rolls through Memphis, one of America's greatest barbecue towns. He checks out an 86-year old legend with the killer pulled pork sandwich and a true local favorite, barbecue spaghetti plus a tiny joint where the specialty is barbecued Cornish hen and serious ribs at a joint with its own fleet of pink Cadillacs.
Guy Fieri finds local favorites from a third generation cafeteria outside Atlanta that serves Southern favorites, a Louisiana bar with a culinary school grad who's making everything from rabbit to turtle soup; and the Albuquerque, N.M. steakhouse you can enter through the liquor store.
Guy Fieri uncovers some of the best of the best of the All American meal: burgers made fresh-ground from steak while patrons watch and available in 16 varieties at a San Francisco institution; stuffed burgers that are a signature dish of Minnesota's Twin Cities along with vinegar-blanched hand-cut fries; and 10-to-the-pound sliders, topped with almost anything, at an Ann Arbor, Michigan landmark, where the fried onion rings are legendary.
Guy Fieri visits a Mexican restaurant and tortilla factory in San Diego where father and daughter work side-by-side. Next, a real-deal diner in Massachusetts, where father and son have been cranking out classic plates together for 20 years, then a legendary Chicago burger joint where folks are lining up for the char-burgers a couple of brothers are cranking out along with three-layer fries.
Guy Fieri hits the road to find some of the best local favorites in the country: Off the hook chili from a secret family recipe at an 85-year-old Seattle joint; Crab cioppino and artichoke soup at a more than 100-year-old California bar-turned-restaurant, with a produce garden of its own; and an Oklahoma joint on Rt. 66 that serves some of the most bizarre local favorites you've ever seen.
Guy Fieri tracks down some places and plates that are totally off the hook: chili and tater-tot pizza at a Kansas City joint run by a sculptor; brunch on the water at a Long Beach, Ca. legend where the specialty of the house is called the mess; a Michigan diner that's serving Vietnamese pho bowls; and the barbecue RV that brings pulled pork to just about anywhere in the Chicago area.
Guy Fieri travels in search of one-of-a-kind joints serving one-of-a-kind food. The truly unique include a local legend in Massachusetts where people line up for whole belly clams, a Michigan joint that serves so many chicken gizzards they named the place Gizzard City, an old-time American diner in downtown San Francisco serving up Portuguese specialties and a lunch truck on the side of the road serving homemade authentic Mexican food.
Guy Fieri goes 'round the clock at some great joints with great food at any hour of the day: The San Diego diner where they're flying fresh seafood in from New England; the 68-year-old Chicago institution where 3 a.m. means veal parmesan and short rib dinners; and the Philadelphia diner that's still doing scrapple and creamed chipped beef.
Guy Fieri tracks down real-deal barbecue from a down-home BBQ shack on the median of a Los Angeles highway; to a fusion barbecue joint in Chicago, where they're making two different kinds of sauce their own way every day, to just outside of Kansas City, BBQ central, where a tech guy-turned restaurant owner is cooking up whole hogs.
Guy Fieri travels RT 66 for homemade biscuits and gravy at a 60-year-old trucker's paradise.
Guy Fieri searches out great food on three coasts: Amazing fried clams, clam cakes, and lobster chow mein -- at a Rhode Island legend lots of people arrive at by boat; Seafood done Mediterranean style -- including fresh octopus -- by a Spanish chef at local favorite near Tampa; And awesome burgers by the beach at a California joint run by an ex surfer, whose motto is, No shirt, no shoes, no problem.
Guy Fieri finds America's classic plate – the turkey dinner: at a Boston joint where it's Thanksgiving every day of the year and even Bill Clinton's dropped by; in Northern California, where a restaurant owner and turkey farmer doesn't just put turkey on the menu, it IS the menu; and in Florida, where a family-owned joint is dishing up the ultimate turkey dinner, tur-duck-en – turkey, duck and chicken, all in one.
He checks out the Cyclops pancake with a fried egg in the middle at Mustache Bill's Diner on Long Beach Island; homemade hash at the Hightstown Diner; legendary burgers at White Manna in Hackensack; homemade moussaka at Jefferson Diner in Lake Hopatcong; scratch-made pie at Ritz Diner in Livingston; and nightcaps with an Orange Martini made with Tang at the Skylark Diner in Edison.
Host Guy Fieri searches for great joints where they're frying up a storm: A classic half-century old diner in Philadelphia, where a French trained chef is frying international specialties like spring rolls with duck confit; A classic drive-in where Californians line up for deep fried falafel; And a small town café where even the French classic, chicken cordon bleu is deep fried.
Guy Fieri goes to some great places viewers have suggested: a 60-year-old legacy in Florida where even the fish goes in the smoker; a Hawaiian paradise outside of Seattle, serving up authentic island food that has the mainlanders hooked; and a Tiki Bar in Minneapolis where they will fry anything and the drinks have umbrellas.
This trip, Guy's gettin' a taste of New York in and out of the Big Apple. In Eureka, Calif., the Bronx-bred pizza maker bringing unique Neapolitan-style pies to northern California. In Queens, N.Y., the filmmaker turned chef making a huge proposal and kickin' out killer dishes like the spicy atomic fireballs. And in New York's Lower East Side, the farm to table spot taking fresh and local to a whole new level, servin' up standout seasonal sammies like the winter pig.
This trip, Guy's rolling up to some joints pullin' out all the stops. In New York's East Village, the neighborhood spot plating up a standout burger worthy of a four star review. In Eureka, Calif., the popular hangout servin' up all kinds of local favorites fired up in the righteous oven, from roasted oysters to wild mushroom cobbler. And in Ridgewood, N.Y., the rocking Vietnamese joint in an obscure industrial park kickin' out authentic dishes like banh xeo and suon nuong xa.
This trip, Guy's got the goods on stick-to-your-ribs knockouts from the ski slopes to the sea. In Miami, Fla., the law student who switched out his suit for a chef coat is killing it with all kinds of comfort food like spicy oxtail and big ragu. In Park City, Utah, the local boy serving low brow gourmet grub like the signature chivito club and chicken bowl with rice, and the mom and pop ski lodge keepin' the snow bunnies fed on flavorful favorites like pork osso buco, vegetarian mushroom stroganoff and crispy pork belly.
This trip, Guy's checking out some spots keepin' it all in the family. In New York's Lower East Side, the sibling spot starting at the very beginning — pickling, smoking, curing and fermenting, everything from the goat necks to chicken wings to pig ears. In Eureka, California the husband and wife team cranking out Mediterranean favorites like the lamb plate alongside bar standards like the pulled pork po' boy. And in Miami, Fla., the Southern-bred brother/sister duo servin' up grandma's lowcountry recipes with unique touches on favorites like whole fried snapper and beer braised baby back ribs.
This trip, Guy's getting into a festival of flavorful faves. In Miami, Fla., the local watering hole puttin' a unique spin on standard bar food with the loaded chimi burrito and lobster lollipops. In Sandy, Utah, the mountain town favorite scratch-makin' everything from breads to smoked meats and a creative combos like Canadian bacon and potato croquettes and white bean and steak pizza. And in Salt Lake City, the New Jersey native serving up authentic Italian family recipes like the larger than life ten ounce meatball.
This trip, Guy's steppin' up to unique grills on the mainland and beyond. In Miami, Fla., the husband/wife duo serving up classic Americana with a 21st century twist like the smoky fried chicken and Buffalo-style pig wings. In Long Beach, Calif., the anything-but-average taco truck grilling steaks for the drunken torta and deep frying green chicken chilaquiles. And on Oahu, Hawaii, Guy's favorite rotisserie chicken joint cranking out the island's signature huli huli chicken.
On this special, hourlong trip, Guy's taking us on a tour of Ferndale, Calif., which is not only his hometown, but one of many small towns in Humboldt County with righteous food and a whole lotta flair. There's the generations-old apple orchard with a special place in Guy's heart, to the local's watering hole where Guy first experienced work life in the kitchen; the old-school butcher and the artisan cheese maker. This is a super chef's hometown tour you won't wanna miss!
This trip, Guy's taking his place at the family table. In Holladay, Utah, the sibling-run Vietnamese joint serving up mom's legendary recipes for authentic dishes like pho and bahn mi, plus the wildly flavorful honey glazed pork vermicelli noodle buns. In Kailua, Hawaii, the brothers dedicating their lives to fulfilling dad's lifelong dream of having his own restaurant, and crankin' out island favorites like Hawaiian-style kalbi ribs and mochiko chicken. And in Salt Lake City, the Greek joint drawing inspiration from the family playbook and sourcing fresh ingredients straight from Greece for dishes like grilled octopus and righteous lamb tacos.
This trip, Guy's cruisin' through Hawaii for an authentic taste of Oahu. In Waipahu, the family-run Filipino joint serving up scratch-made favorites straight outta mama's cookbook like the lechon special and pork adobo fried rice. In Aiea, the double-duty bowling alley/restaurant is keeping it funky with one of DDD's best-ever oxtail soups and the flavorful grilled turkey sandwich. And on the windward side of the island, in Kaneohe, the tiny authentic Hawaiian drive-in where a world-class chef is crankin' out crazy fresh fish like pan-fried ono and signature ahi cakes.
This trip, Guy's gettin' into the heart of some long-standing traditions. In Miami, Fla., the Asian fusion spot delivering the bomb dot com Brussels sprouts and going all out ducky on the sous vide sammie. In Eureka, Calif., the soul food spot takin' a page out of grandma's cookbook with down home favorites like jerk fried chicken and shrimp and crawfish etouffee. And in midtown New York, the Italian pizza maker schooling Guy and Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian on the authentic Neapolitan technique behind standout pizzas like pistacchio e salsiccia and montanara starita.
This trip, Guy's checking out some of the awesome eats of the island — Key West, Fla., that is. From a funky little shack servin' up New England seafood with coastal twists to a husband/wife team dishing up standout fish tacos just down the street. And a trip to this eclectic oasis wouldn't be complete without a stop to the teeny tiny food cart crankin' out hundreds of Asian/Caribbean fusion dishes a day.
This trip, Guy's rollin' out for a festival of flavors. In Portland, Ore., the Guamanian food truck serving up righteous shrimp fritters and a unique spin on chicken salad. In Wheat Ridge, Colo., the family-run comfort food joint crankin' out killer cannoli and kraut burgers. And in San Francisco, the fusion food truck combining Filipino and Latin traditions in adobo buffalo wings and grandpa's recipe for pork tacos.
This trip, Guy's signing up for a meat-crazed master class. In Portland, Ore., the craft-cooking family joint with a chef who butchers, cures, preserves and smokes everything in-house, from headcheese to great-grandma's fried chicken recipe. In San Carlos, Calif., the pastrami-crazed neighborhood spot crankin' out burgers, cheesesteaks and signature sammies.
This trip, Guy's traveling up and down the west coast in search of funky neighborhood joints. In San Diego, the "everybody knows your name" all-day breakfast joint servin' up a decadent creme brulee French toast. In Portland, Ore., a husband and wife team are cranking out good ol' Americana with dishes like corned beef hash and chipped beef. And in San Francisco, the hot dog spot holding the block down with unique selections like the lamb merguez dog and fried chicken sandwich.
This trip, Guy's cruisin' the San Francisco coast for a diverse culinary road trip. First, Guy swings by the repurposed garage in the Mission District for some southern hospitality served up in braised beef short ribs and spicy shrimp and gravy. Then he's off to the NY-style deli crankin' out old-fashioned chicken noodle with matzo ball soup and potato latkes. And the food extravaganza ends at San Fran's food truck park, where the reinvented Japanese/Korean truck hooks Guy up with a totally unique take on Asian-fusion in the pork belly and short rib kojas.
This trip Guy's pullin' over for the bounty of the county. In Denver, the throwback bar going gangster on a short rib burger and a savory apple strudel. In Tempe, Ariz., the Pakistani spot serving up authentic goat and Tandoori chicken. And in Philadelphia, a local's joint crankin' out chicken pie without the pot and awesome grilled octopus.
This trip, Guy's heading to San Diego for some favorites, old and new. In Ocean Beach, Calif., Guy's hittin' up a legendary surfer spot for some righteous burgers with an old buddy. Just up the block, the brother-owned noodle joint with fried rice, pho, a story to tell. And in North Park, Calif., an all-time favorite pizza joint gets a second look as Guy swings by for a slice.
This trip Guy's hittin' the road for some scratch-made comfort food. In Burbank, Calif., the family-owned chili-serving spot with a name dating back a century. In Philadelphia the three-story gourmet bar food joint crankin' out clam chowder with gnocchi and a regional fry favorite. And in Toronto the smokehouse kicking burgers and fried chicken up a notch and turning a traditional BLT on its head.
This trip Guy's checkin' out the combos that make some local hangouts a hit. In Denver the double-duty corner bar smoking pork for its biscuits and topping pizzas with the bounty of the county. And in Scottsdale, Ariz., the husband-and-wife team fusing their Mexican and Mediterranean roots for some standout Southwest dishes, like breakfast enchiladas and french toast with red wine rosemary syrup.
This trip, Guy's hittin' up some spots putting their heart and soul into everything they do. In Carlsbad, Calif., the family-owned Italian joint staying true to a long-standing ravioli recipe. In Troutdale, Ore., the ages-old riverside tavern crankin' out killer sloppy joes. And in San Francisco, the Mexican joint with a real deal chef servin' up authentic Mexican dishes like quesadillas, tortas and pozole rojo.
This trip Guy's meeting some masters of meat. In Compton, Calif., the Texas-inspired barbecue joint smokin' pork ribs and putting smoked turkey necks in the collard greens. In Denver the beer and pizza joint whipping up a unique bowl of mac 'n cheese and topping pizzas with beer braised brisket. And in Philadelphia a restaurant veteran serving up all kinds of fresh 'cue, from the chopped brisket sandwich to a Vietnamese-inspired pork belly sandwich.
This trip Guy's got visitors — a whole cast of 'em! In this comedy-filled, star-studded episode, Guy gets a visit from Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade, the stars of the film Grown Ups 2, and invites them along for the Los Angeles ride. First, the Filipino barbecue joint that's got everyone going bonkers over the cornbread and the coconut beef. Then they're off to a decades-old family-run Italian joint, where they're piling up monster sandwiches and some meatball madness.
This trip triple "D" goes triple "P" with some standout veggie and meat dishes. In Phoenix the tattooed, trained chef putting her spin on chiles and a regional pork dish. And in Toronto the decades-old bohemian joint servin' up sticky Asian pork ribs and a Canadian staple.
This trip Guy's hitting the road for joints taking childhood favorites to a gourmet level. In Denver the old-time bar going all-out homemade on the tater tots, the pork rinds and a monster pastrami sandwich. And in Tacoma the neighborhood spot turning out pork shoulder tacos, elk sliders and tater tots stuffed with parmesan cheese.
This trip, Guy's stopping by some joints that are keepin' it fresh. In San Francisco, the Venezuelan joint servin' up a totally gluten-free menu of authentic standbys like arepas and empanadas. And in Portland, Ore., the family-run sausage spot cranking out dozens of homemade meats like Italian red wine dry cured salami and roasted garlic and rosemary bologna.
This trip Guy's digging into some dishes like mama made, if she had a wild imagination. In Philadelphia a very special guest hits the kitchen with Guy for fried PB&Js and tacos that start with the head of a pig. In Phoenix the farm-to-table spot dishin' out a dynamite pork sammie, and cooking everything from pizzas to pancakes to meatballs in its wood-fired oven.
This trip, Guy's finding real deal authentic eats in unusual spots. In St. Louis, the n'awlins roadhouse serving up rice and beans, cajun potstickers and a pulled pork pasta. And in Syracuse, N.Y., the tiny Mediterranean cafe crankin' out first-class falafel and baklava.
This trip Guy's goin' coast to coast for decadent dishes. In Brooklyn, the southern-inspired spot crankin' out fried chicken and waffles, a spicy pulled pork sandwich and a daily donut to die for. And in Puyallup, Wash., the local's joint serving up homemade meatballs and fire grilled artichokes.
This trip Guy's feasting on the many tastes of Europe. In Tacoma, the Eastern European joint heating up a hearty hangover soup and meat dish. In Toronto the meatball-only spot servin' up their unique versions of spaghetti and meatballs. And in Syracuse the Polish family restaurant piling their potato pancakes high with a savory stew.
This trip, Guy's honing in on spots doing it different. In Syracuse, N.Y., the basement joint rockin' out waffles with their fried chicken, and with a full blown Thanksgiving dinner. In Hoboken, N.J., the Cuban joint goin' deep into the repertoire with a salt cured beef dish and all kinds of classic Cuban appetizers. And in Duck, N.C., the gas station turned gourmet seafood stand grilling up scallops and packin' a crab boil to-go.
This trip, Guy's visiting restaurants with a definite direction. In Syracuse, N.Y., the longtime pasta institution makin' a tomato sauce just for dipping, spicy chicken wiggies and duck and cheese pizza. And in Nags Head, N.C., the local food-focused joint using funky techniques on deep fried pickles and soft shell crab.
This trip Guy's sampling foods straight off the grill. In Los Angeles the burger joint spicing things up with a hot pork sandwich and going Mediterranean with a lamb burger. And in Tacoma the pub grub grill menu that includes a take on killer kabobs and homegrown beet salads.
This trip, Guy's takin' a spin through the town favorites. In Chatham, N.J., the real deal Italian joint bakin' up some righteous fried chicken, arancini balls, and the decadent sacred swine sandwich. And in Olympia, Wash., the homestyle spot cranking out creole oyster benedict, a colorful winter squash and apple hash and a unique blueberry crunch roller.
This trip Guy's sampling from the land and the sea. In Syracuse, N.Y., the underground joint servin' up scratch made chicken caesar sandwiches and spicy sweet sausage fajitas. In Kitty Hawk, N.C., the ages-old seaside restaurant firing up fisherman's risotto and citrus chicken. And in Olympia, Wash., the brewpub combining beer with bangers and mash and crab stuffed cannelloni.
This trip, Guy's firin' up the grill and stacking up the flavor. In Toronto, Canada, the restored diner cooking up pork belly, a mac and cheese burger and a Christmas burger. And in Nags Head, N.C., the surfer spot known for Jamaican jerk chicken and Caribbean pork chops.
This trip, Guy's meeting up with credible combos. In Brooklyn, N.Y., the barbecue joint mashin' up a variety of styles for their unique wings and their big time beef ribs. And in Manteo, N.C., the husband and wife tag-teaming in the kitchen to deliver on soft shell crab quesadilla, tuna tacos, and shrimp and chorizo.
This trip Guy's digging into dishes with a personal connection. In Toronto, the Jewish deli is smoking meats and knishes the old school way. And in Los Angeles, the funky food truck infusing Singaporean flavors into their chili crab cake and lamb burger.
This trip, Guy's warming up with some standout specialties. In Brooklyn, N.Y., the mom and pop diner flipping a skillet apple waffle with pancetta and deep-frying breakfast empanadas. In Olympia, Wash., the brew house cranking out crab cannelloni and bangers and mash. And in Grandy, N.C., the farm to table German joint rolling out the ruebens and a cheesy baked potato soup.
This trip Guy's checkin' out some unique combos. In Los Angeles's Korea Town, the craft beer joint putting duck in the fries and in the French dip. And in Toronto the restored diner servin' up stuffed French toast, cornflake chicken club and a pie milkshake
This trip, Guy's headed to the places where families rule. In Memphis, the kid-inspired joint serving up the serious fried chicken. On the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, the Thai spot where mom and pop spice up the island with pad Thai, pork larb, and the big seller: garlic fried chicken wings. And in St. Louis, the Italian-Greek joint run by two brothers, serving up a town staple in fried ravioli and mom's recipe for dolmathes.
This trip, Guy's on the road for some stellar food mashups. In Somerville, Mass., the burger joint putting the crowning touch on a mac and cheese burger. In Middletown, R.I., a seafood spot stuffing quahogs with chorizo and turning calamari into a Kung Pao classic. And in St. Louis, the Filipino-inspired food truck hand pulling noodles for savory dishes, and washing it all down with a two-finger punch drink.
This trip, Guy's diggin' into all kinds of fantastic flavors. In Memphis, the bar turned bistro offering low brow favorites like duck fried rice and Jack Daniels bread pudding. In Haleiwa, Hawaii, the food truck rocking out Thai short ribs and crunchy local shrimp. And in Baltimore, Guy revisits a joint firing up the grills for the signature taste of pit beef sandwiches.
This trip, Guy's diggin' into food made the right way. In Narragansett, R.I., the summer shack servin' up clam cakes cooked in beef fat and scratch made strawberry shortcake. In St. Louis, the neighborhood joint putting the smoke on cheesefries and delicious duck. And in East Boston, the family Mexican spot cooking up mom's chilaquiles recipe.
This trip, Guy's headin' to some joints going all-in on some classic comfort foods. In Chicago, the burger joint with Asian flair proudly serving all things umami. In Memphis, a high-end chef taking low-down Southern staples to whole new level like the chorizo meatloaf with green tomato gravy. And on Oahu, Hawaii, the gas station joint fillin' up the locals with all sorts of island favorites like kalua pork and mahi mahi.
This trip, Guy's checkin' in on tasty joints run by food fanatics. In Memphis, the chef-slash-farmer's market guru running a farm to table spot serving up a whole lot of classic comfort from meatloaf to sloppy joes to catfish. And in Providence, the real deal family run Italian deli scratch-making meat tortellini and curing their own bresaola meats.
This trip Guy's makin' stops up and down the east coast for some home cooking. In Cambridge, Mass., the Southern comfort joint servin' up all kinds of twists on the classics, like the confit pork belly corn dog. In Fall River, Mass., the Polish joint specializing in all kinds of pierogi, from cabbage and pork to mac and cheese. And in Providence, the cornucopia of Federal Hill begins at an old school spot that's passing out meatballs and fries, and the new school restaurant crankin' out totally fresh linguine and clams.
This trip, Guy's grubbin' from one end of Massachusetts to the other, fillin' up the tank with stuffed specialties. In Boston, the corner joint servin' up a seafood feast straight out of Italy, and hosting the mayor to boot. And in Brookline, Mass., the gourmet sandwich shop dishin' out roast beef and pork perfection.
This trip, Guy's grubbin' at some popular hangouts. In St. Louis, the classic British pub cooking up gourmet grilled cheese and a porchetta masterpiece. In Kill Devil Hills, N.C., the brewing station serving righteous shrimp and grits alongside craft made beers. And in Cranston, R.I., the corner spot dishin' out the pasta loaded with little neck clams.
This trip, Guy's slammin' on the breaks for some enticing eats. In Chicago, the authentic Cuban joint platin' up family recipes like the fricase de pollo. In Memphis, a neighborhood gastropub serving eclectic dishes like duck fried rice and homemade popcorn. And in Annapolis, Md., the sidewalk shack worth stopping for, with dishes like chipotle habanero barbecue pork sandwich.
This trip, Guy's hit the gold mine of surf and turf. In Horn Lake, Miss., the Memphis-style barbecue joint puttin' the championship touch on ribs, cheese fritters, and burgers with pork rinds. And in Kaneohe, Oahu, the poke palace serving up over thirty flavors of fresh fish, including tuna and octopus caught by the owner himself.
This trip, Guy's gettin' a taste of traditional recipes, with a kick. In Chesterfield, Mo., the Mexican joint serving up a turn on mom's pork chile verde. In Boston, a second generation lobster shack turning heads with cod cakes and lobster mac and cheese. And in Syracuse, N.Y., the real deal Irish pub stuffing the Rueben into fritters and layin' out an Irish meatloaf.
This trip, Guy's food radar is all over the map. On the east coast of Oahu, Hawaii, the general store crankin' out traditional Hawaiian dishes like lau lau stew. In Chicago, the real deal Italian family serving up totally scratch-made Sicilian sandwiches like the schiacciata. And in Hernando, Miss., the underground cafe going bananas with their twist on French toast.
This trip, Guy's going off the strip and digging into Las Vegas. There's the dive bar dishing out real deal food from Buffalo, N.Y. Then, a Bulgarian tapas joint serving up layers and layers of European comfort food. Plus, a visit to Guy's alma mater, UNLV, that has him back in class cooking with the school's newest crop of culinary talent.
This trip, Guy's tucking in the napkin and gettin' into some righteous barbecue. In Dallas, the barbecue stand tucked into a farmers' market, dishing out classic beef brisket and Carolina pork. And outside Las Vegas, the longtime meat market turning its knives on fresh sausage and slow-cooked ribs.
This trip, Guy's getting up close to some serious gourmet grub. In Chicago, the brewhouse serving up beer to go with mussels, a mega brisket sandwich and their version of headcheese. And in Austin, Texas, the open kitchen kickin' out cheesy popovers and tasty shellfish.
This trip, Guy's hittin' the road looking for plates packin' a punch. In Dallas, a Neapolitan pizza place spreading bacon jam on pizza and fresh pancetta on the pasta. In Minneapolis, the Caribbean joint cranking out spicy chickpea and blazing oxtail stews. And in Austin, Texas, the tiny cafe dishing out scratch-made chicken burgers and quail.
This trip, Guy's culinary quest is covering the country. In Charleston, S.C., the breakfast hangout doing a chicken fried biscuit and a shrimp BLT. In Chicago, the 40-year-old institution bustin' out traditional German specialties. And in Honolulu, a food truck cranking out chimichurri beef tacos and mango pies.
This trip, Guy's checkin' out some joints that are kickin' the staples up a notch. In Minneapolis, there's a family-run Italian deli crankin' out what the locals love - pizza and totally fresh pasta. And in Dallas, Guy's all-time favorite football player, Earl Campbell, joins Guy for real deal gumbo and burgers with brisket.
This trip, Guy's taking on some truly unique eats. In Honolulu, there's a Jamaican joint servin' up jerk chicken wings and some wicked goat curry. In Arlington, Texas, Guy takes on the Russian spot flipping a potato pancake stuffed with beef. And in Las Vegas, check out a taco stand fillin' up tortillas with some worldly flavors.
This trip, Guy's got his sight set on food with international influence. In Richardson, Texas, the Lebanese joint going big when it comes to stacking the schwarma. In Las Vegas, the burger spot mixing up meat with an Asian twist. And in New York City, the Druze way of perfecting the pita.
This trip, Guy's hittin' the road and chowin' down on some long-standing traditions. In Ventura, Calif., one Pete passes another Pete a rockin' breakfast joint servin' up pancake burritos and fiery-hot sandwiches. And in Baltimore, check out the Greek spot where two cooking families come together to serve up age-old family recipes.
This trip, Guy's got a line on some righteous sammies. In Austin, Texas, the gourmet sandwich shop slicin' up duck pastrami and a knuckle sandwich. In Las Vegas, the roast beef po boy done the Cajun way. And in St. Paul, Minnesota, the burger joint reborn after a tragedy, grillin' up a new series of stuffed burgers.
This trip, Guy's pullin' right up to the window and digging in. In Austin, Texas, there's a tiny trailer serving up scratch-made sammies to customers on the street and in the bar next door. In Minneapolis, a food truck cranks out fresh lobster rolls that do double duty in a dive bar. And in Dallas, a side-of-the-road joint focuses on one thing only: burgers.
This trip, Guy's hittin' the road with a couple of his A-list friends. In Georgetown, Texas, Guy hooks up with Matthew McConaughey at a massive diner serving up righteous ham and waffles. And in Minneapolis, Guy's trying all sorts of new things at a neighborhood pizza joint that's a favorite of his fellow foodie Andrew Zimmern.
This trip, Guy's going for some unique chow. In Stillwater, Minn., get a pirate's take on barbecue and a sadist twist on hot wings. In Santa Rosa, Calif., Guy's own joint serves up his twist on Asian, Mexican and Italian. And in Portsmouth, Va., check out an epic hot dog joint turning its attention on chicken dumplings.
This trip, Guy's driving the Camaro all over the nation for some real deal eats. In Tampa Bay, Florida, chili and burgers are the long-standing stars at a roadside shack, and Guy invents a new half pounder for the menu - the Triple D Triple Play. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the old-school nostalgia joint's roasting beef and servin' it up with Yorkshire pudding and a killer french dip, plus stuffing steak and mushrooms into the perfect pie.
This trip, Guy's steppin' into some family kitchens. In Vancouver, British Columbia, the Chinese joint hand-pulling noodles and using ages-old family recipes for dishes like beef rolls. In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the whole gang's chipping in to crank out coastal classics like barbecued fish tacos. And in Brooklyn, New York, a team of brothers kick traditional bar food up a notch with their homemade brandade with escabeche and a unique Cuban sandwich.
This trip, Guy's tasting all kinds of international comfort classics. In Santa Barbara, California, the authentic British fish 'n chips joint known for keepin' it real - from the haggis to the toad in the hole. And in Manhattan, New York, the legendary century-old red sauce joint servin' up Italian staples like meat sauce with homemade pappardelle.
This trip, Guy's taking Kid Rock's lead on a tour through D-town. Just outside of Detroit in Clarkston, Michigan, Guy tries one of Kid Rock's favorites, the mackinest mac 'n cheese, in a renovated church. On the same block, Guy and Kid Rock check out a neighborhood favorite scratch making bacon and hot links for one mammoth sandwich. And in Webberville, Michigan, Kid Rock shows Guy the secret behind his own unique brew.
This trip, Guy discovers a slice of history all over the country. In Annapolis, Maryland, two Irish brothers servin' up food from their homeland with a twist, like Guinness fried oysters with homemade coleslaw. In Brooklyn, New York, the ages-old, family run sandwich joint crankin' out tons of fresh sammies, like the steak pizzaiola with homemade gravy. And in Charleston, South Carolina, a couple of fine dining chefs are turnin' out low country classics like crispy chicken legs and the smoked pork loin po boy.
This trip, Guy goes all animal. In Charleston, South Carolina, the husband and wife duo flying high for all things bird, like a duck club with homemade garlic mayo. In Queens, New York, a Cuban family crankin' out totally traditional steak and chicken dishes, like ropa vieja and arroz con pollo. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the bar turned sausage joint stuffing, casing, and serving up links like the Thai chicken sausage.
In Dundalk, Maryland, the Greek diner decked out in neon and servin' up family recipes like Yia Yia's grape leaves. In Oxnard, California, the jack of all trades joint is baking, brewing, and cooking all in the same restaurant and servin' up some creative burgers like lamb burger with red pepper relish. And in Charleston, South Carolina, southern heritage meets culinary creativity at this mom and pop joint, with favorites like deep fried pork chops with sweet and spicy pepper jelly.
This trip, Guy explores some traditional eats alongside unique newcomers. In Santa Barbara, California, the neighborhood deli pulling in locals and celebrities for pastrami crammed into the pastrami dog and a PLT. In Charleston, South Carolina, a young chef bringin' a Caribbean twist to an old gas station with favorites like braised pork tacos and jerk chicken sandwich. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the sandwich joint scratch makin' everything on the line, from the porchetta sandwich to the unique bacon maple ice cream sandwich.
This trip, Guy's cruisin' down the path less traveled. In Dallas, Texas, Guy turns tex-mex into mex-tex, with savory soups. In Baltimore, Maryland, local rock star baker Duff Goldman stops by to seek out the secrets of the square pizza. And in Santa Barbara, California, a restaurant turnin' turkey into fritters and a business into a family affair.
This trip, some of Guy's favorites are totally homemade from coast to coast. In Manhattan, New York, a real deal chef is crankin' out homemade pretzels with a special beer cheese sauce. In Vancouver, British Columbia, the butcher shop turned bakery and diner is servin' up standards like burgers and turkey pot pie. And in Santa Barbara, California, the family-run joint scratch makin' authentic Mexican food, like carnitas with red salsa and pozole with homemade tortillas.
This trip, Guy's going for surf and turf between the slices. In Vancouver, British Columbia, a food truck shuckin' and frying oysters for a po boy and topping crispy fries with a mean seafood chowder. In Detroit, Michigan, the 18,000 foot joint giving savory brisket a beer batter bath and a place on a fresh panini. And in Chicago, Illinois, the Italian market scratch making meats for the meatball hero and the crispy porchetta sandwich.
This trip, Guy's traveling all over the country searching for a taste of the South. In Vancouver, British Columbia, Southern staples are served with a twist, like the pulled pork pancakes with a side of Jack Daniels syrup. In Charleston, South Carolina, the local football legend is cranking out some real deal comfort food with favorites like sweet tea-marinated pork chops and deep-fried hot dogs topped with chili. And in New York City, the South heads north for scratch-made fried chicken and homemade peach cobbler.
This trip, Guy's teaming up with local legends. Outside Baltimore, Maryland, Guy and Super Bowl champ Joe Theismann head to the kitchen for all types of tacos. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a nationally-acclaimed bar known for its eclectic mix of polka and pierogies. And in Portsmouth, Virginia, a decades-old fried chicken joint crankin' out their original recipe.
This trip Guy's rolling coast to coast for flavor. In Astoria, New York, a dive bar cranking out slow roasted lamb ribs with fresh tzatziki. In Geyserville, California, a third-generation Italian restaurant serving up the family meatball recipe in a slider. And in Indianapolis, a catering kitchen turned restaurant where something called tomato bon bons have become a local favorite.
This trip Guy's heading out for some global flavor. In Brighton, Colo., a German joint specializing in homemade kraut and its own take on a kraut burger. In San Antonio, a Moroccan family restaurant doing the Moroccan Friday night favorite: couscous. And in Tampa, Fla., a taco to-go spot that's brought the California classic fish taco 3,000 miles east.
This trip Guy's finding funky flavors all over the country. In San Francisco, an Asian/American/Mexican fusion joint doing a Korean spicy pork burrito with homemade kimchee. In Indianapolis, a tamale spot loading homemade masa with everything from Mexican-spiced beef to apples with pecans. And on the south side of Chicago, a Belizean place serving classics like king fish in gravy with mashed plantains.
This trip Guy discovers some hidden gems. In Stone Harbor, New Jersey, a fish shack flying in Paco Paco fish from the Amazon for a Brazilian specialty. In Long Island City, New York, a 14-seat joint doing everything from wood oven pizza to a lunch counter with all kinds of sides. And in Santa Rosa, California, a volunteer-run brunch spot where kids are cooking up huevos rancheros with roasted pork.
This trip Guy's heading all over the country for comfort food. In New Orleans, Louisiana, Guy stops by a Po-Boy Shop with New Orleans legend Emeril Lagasse to sample the Big Easy's favorite sandwich. In Spokane, Washington, an old pharmacy turned restaurant serving up their own pancetta with scratch made pasta, and a pulled pork sandwich with an Asian twist. And in Champlin, Minnesota, a bunch of Triple D fans show off their favorite bar-b-que joint.
This trip Guy's pulling up for some one-of-a-kind meals. In Spokane, Washington, a joint in a shopping center slathering burgers with a remoulade they call "Goo." In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a Southern/Jewish fusion restaurant serving Bubby's brisket with beans and rice. And in Mandeville, Louisiana, a family-style favorite putting a Cajun spin on Oysters Rockefeller.
This trip, Guy's rolling out for a little bit of everything. In Boulder, Colorado, a crepe joint stacking them 21-high in a butter rum caramel cake. In Rego Park, New York, a Jewish deli cooking up third-generation recipes for stuffed cabbage and kreplach. And in Spokane, Washington, a pub brewing up a stout-braised lamb cheese steak.
This trip, Guy's pulling up to some longtime favorites. In Williston Park, New York, the 1920's candy and ice cream place that's added mozzarella sticks and rigatoni to an old school fountain menu. In Sonoma, California, a spot in a historic downtown building doing a lamb burger with an African twist and scratch made borscht. And in Denver, Colorado, a 2nd-generation, Jewish deli serving up grandma's matzo ball recipe.
This trip, Guy's pulling in for some big flavor. In New Orleans, Louisiana, a corner restaurant and bar where the local seafood sandwich is so large they call it The Barge. In Carmel, Indiana, a joint serving Jersey cheese steaks topped 33 different ways. And in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Triple D fans show us their favorite spot for burgers, dogs and seafood.
This trip, Guy's rolling north to south for pork every way. Near Indianapolis, a Cajun joint with a chef straight out of New Orleans doing his own smoked tasso and Southwest Louisiana boudin sausage. In San Antonio, Texas, a certified Napoletana pizza place, topping pies with everything from homemade sausage to prosciutto. And in Denver, Colorado, Triple D fans show us their favorite diner for green chili burritos with a Greek twist.
This trip, Guy's grabbing sandwiches all over the country. In Denver, Colorado, an auto garage turned restaurant serving regional favorites from Southwestern Green Chiliburgers to Maine lobster rolls. In Slidell, Louisiana, a little joint under the water tower putting their spin on a classic southern Po' Boy with house smoked prime rib. And in Indianapolis, Indiana, a cafe in an old Victorian where the house favorite is an original pork and kale sandwich called the D'Nai.
This trip, Guy's rolling out for comfort food done right. In Indianapolis, a dog-friendly neighborhood joint doing their Barking Lard BLT with homemade bacon. In New Orleans, a place from the 1890s where they're still reinventing classics like jambalaya and green bean casserole. And in Winters, California, a little spot off the beaten path doing wood fired pizza.
This trip, Guy's crossing the country for comfort food. In Sacramento, CA, a neighborhood joint turning a bacon blue cheeseburger on its head. In Indianapolis, Indiana, a 50-year-old diner making a classic Italian meatball sub from scratch. And in Pineville, Pennsylvania, a tavern in an 18th century farmhouse, where the locals go for snapping turtle soup.
This trip Guy's chasing down the holiday meal every which way. In Portland, Maine, a family-run joint where stuffed turkey and stuffed lobster are Thanksgiving traditions. In Cape May, New Jersey, a Greek restaurant where two brothers are serving up a classic Greek holiday lamb and their own take on roast turkey. And in New Orleans, Louisiana, a butcher shop turned restaurant doing a whole turkey stuffed with Louisiana oyster dressing.
This trip Guy's heading out for some family cooking. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a cafeteria/deli where the third generation's still cranking out the family's original, Eastern European sausage. In Kansas City, Missouri, a soup 'n sandwich joint where a husband and wife are putting a twist on old favorites, like a red wine and cola marinated flank steak sandwich. And at a hot dog shack in West Virginia, two "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" enthusiasts make their 100th Triple D visit.
This trip Guy's crossing the country for scratch cooking done right. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a pub where they're deep-frying hand made empanadas loaded with a Philly favorite. In Spokane, Washington, a 1912 farmhouse turned restaurant throwing a spin on stuffed pork chops with goat cheese, pine nuts and sun dried tomatoes. And in Portland, Maine, an 80-year-old, waterfront joint where the lobster's boat-to-table fresh and served up on a house baked brioche.
This trip Guy's pulling in for a world of flavor. In Falls Church, Virginia, a South American joint attached to a motel where the Venezuelan sandwich comes loaded with shredded beef, black beans and cheese, or chicken salad. In Nashville, Tennessee, an Italian place where the chef and his wife compete to roll the thinnest fettuccini, then serve it up with home made vodka sauce. And in Sherman Oaks, California, some hard-core Triple-D fans show Guy their favorite spot for real deal German bratwurst.
This trip Guy's rolling in for scratch made done right. In East Boston, Massachusetts, a second-generation Italian joint doing lobster ravioli with home made pasta and fresh New England lobster. In Saint Paul, Minnesota, a burger joint stuffing double patties with everything from cheese to short ribs. And in Linden, New Jersey, the little diner that more than could.
This trip Guy's pulling up for all kinds of sandwiches. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a tiny breakfast and lunch spot serving up a scratch made meatloaf sandwich topped with cranberry compote. In Spokane, Washington, a pub putting their spin on a Reuben with homemade sauerkraut. And in North Wildwood, New Jersey, a whole bunch of Triple D fans show Guy their favorite hot dog joint.
This trip Guy's heading out for big flavor. In Hendersonville, Tennessee, a Mediterranean place serving lamb with a traditional Syrian spiced tomato sauce. In Duluth, Minnesota, an all day café topping wild rice French toast with a beer and cinnamon syrup. And in Lexington, Kentucky, a Western Kentucky-style bar-b-que joint doing smoked turkey with their signature Melon sauce.
This trip Guy's rolling out for all kinds of flavor. In Duluth, Minnesota, a local favorite, where they're scratch baking banana cream pie and serving grass-fed, bison pot roast. In Arlington, Virginia, a diner home-cooking the classics from French toast to leg of lamb. And in Berkeley, California, a neighborhood café seasoning pork with coconut curry and making pie with apples and grapes.
This trip Guy's rolling out for some timeless traditions. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, a Greek joint where two brothers are serving the same spit-roasted lamb they loved growing up. In Nashville, Tennessee, a Cajun joint doing a classic bayou crawfish boil with house smoked sausage. And in Silver Spring, Maryland, a 19th century post office turned restaurant cranking out American standards like corndogs and chicken 'n waffles.
This trip Guy's pulling up for favorites the way they've always been done. In Kittery, Maine, a roadside shack serving the same fried clam recipe since 1956. In Washington, DC, a self-proclaimed dive that's been a go to burger spot on Capitol Hill since '47. And in Anaheim, California, a 45-year-old, third-generation, Italian joint doing sauces, pizzas and parmesans ... all from scratch.
This trip Guy's rolling out for a Triple-D take on chicken. In Belmar, New Jersey, a Mexican joint tossing wings with scratch made adobo sauce. In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, a sports bar doing a roasted garlic chicken pizza, with a scratch made crust from an old Sicilian family recipe. And at the farmer's market in Nashville, Tennessee, a Jamaican cafeteria serving authentic mango chutney chicken.
This trip Guy checks out some serious scratch cooking. In Washington, DC, a soul food joint serving up chicken wings smothered in house made buffalo sauce. In Kansas City, Missouri, a live music spot cranking out a bacon-wrapped, beer-battered, deep-fried hot dog. And in Salem, Massachusetts, a seafood shack doing a lobster martini ... and yes, it comes with a claw.
Guy Fieri checks out some old joints at the heart of their communities.
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Guy Fieri is up early and rolling out to some of America's greatest breakfast joints, digging into the famous "Garbage Plate" at Frank's Diner in Kenosha, Wis., checkining out the Chili Verde omelet at The Coffee Cup in Boulder City, Nev. and the 'great for what ails you' John Wayne Breakfast at the Gaffey Street Diner in San Pedro, Calif.
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Guy Fieri rolls out to Kelly's Diner in Somerville, Mass. for the secrets of a fresh New England lobster roll; The Bay Way Diner in Linden, New Jersey for oven roasted top round Philly cheese steak; and the Beacon Drive-in in Spartanburg, S.C., where the specialty is the A-Plenty, a meal or sandwich covered in French fries and homemade onion rings.
In this episode, Guy stops in for some one-of-a-kind specials.
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Guy Fieri rolls out to some legendary joints that'll take you back in time.
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