Open since the turn of the 20th century, Louis' Lunch is rumored to have made the first hamburger. Geoffrey Zakarian is hooked on the original burger with cheese, tomato and onion. No condiments are offered in order to preserve the pure beefy flavors of a fresh burger grilled to perfection.
On Food Network's Crave, host Troy Johnson searches for delectable pizza pies and discovers Gialina Pizzeria in San Francisco, CA, a cozy place dedicated to Neapolitan-style thin-crust pizza made from inherited Italian family recipes.
Troy Johnson's mouth is watering over the traditional southern Fried Chicken Dinner at Price's Chicken Coop in Charlotte, NC, on Food Network's Crave.
During a visit to Big Fisherman Seafood, Alton and crew couldn't resist a family-style feast of boiled crawfish, corn, potatoes, sausage and shrimp. The seafood market is a bit off the beaten path and does not offer seating, so plan to take your bag of top-notch crawfish to go.
Troy Johnson's craving for fried chicken takes him south for a fix with a kick at Max's Wine Dive in Houston, TX, where their Southern Fried Chicken is marinated in jalapeno and buttermilk, on Food Network's Crave.
Troy Johnson follows his barbecue cravings to Houston, TX, to check out the smokers at Klose BBQ Pits on Food Network's Crave.
The motto at Tiara Cafe is "Eat healthy more often, diet less." Thankfully, Tiara Cafe features a menu of satisfying Fresh'wiches — sandwich alternatives with ingredients like seitan and falafel. For an indulgent bite, regulars love the melt-in-your-mouth macaroni and cheese balls.
When Kurt Beecher Dammeier opened this first Beecher’s locale, he began making mac and cheese as a demo of what customers could create with their purchases from the shop. This rich, creamy mac showcases two of the shop’s signature cheeses: Just Jack and Beecher’s Flagship (a cheddar-Swiss hybrid). After Oprah gave the dish her stamp of approval, Beecher’s transformed into a cheese-lovers’ destination where more than 1 million pounds of mac and cheese are sold per year.
Spice fanatics in need of a fix should try this spot’s XXX Wings, which are named for the three peppers used in the sauce: ghost, scorpion and habanero. Troy Johnson loved the spicy-sweet sauce, although he felt his tongue had been Tasered. Endure the heat and nab a spot on Jake’s Wall of Flame.
For all things pork and answers about bacon, Troy Johnson, host of Food Network's Crave, hits up the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture to satisfy his bacon queries.
On Food Network's Crave, host Troy Johnson satisfies his quest for daringly spicy foods with a 5-pepper creation from Blue Palms Brewhouse in Los Angeles, CA.
At Totonno’s, the current owners serve up irresistible pizzas made from their grandfather's secret recipe. Their most-popular pie is topped with mozzarella, pepperoni, fresh mushrooms, sauce, a dusting of Parmesan and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil before going into a coal-fired oven.
Troy Johnson heads to the Windy City in search of a mouth-watering pizza pie and dines on a delicious slice at Ian's Pizza, on Food Network's Crave.
In Seattle, WA, Troy Johnson, of Food Network's Crave, finds out that The 5 Point Cafe doesn't mess around when it comes to bacon. Patrons can get their fix with BLTs, breakfast all day, bacon topped burgers and even with mac n' cheese.
For the ultimate in charismatic, sophisticated cocktails, Seattle turns to the retro West 5 Lounge. Although known for the "best happy hour" in West Seattle, Crave host Troy Johnson finds West 5 has another set of fanatics for their velvety Astral Mac 'N Cheese made with five "marvelous" cheeses.