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.
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 Fieri's traveling the nation for a real-deal taste of home. It's a full hour of comfort classics, cooked up just like it was out of mom's kitchen -- one hearty helping after another. So put on your eating pants and fill up on this food coma kind of show!
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, a taco to go spot that's brought the California classic fish taco 3,000 miles east.
This trip, Guy Fieri's headed to Cincinnati to three righteous restaurants all sitting pretty on one street. First, the funky pub where a husband/wife duo's dishing out all kinds of creative hot dogs and sammies. Then, a real deal Belgian spot cooking up legit waffles and beer cheese pretzels. And, the Southwestern spot servin' up short rib tacos and a killer chicken torta.
Guy Fieri rolls out to some joints doing comfort food their way: In Arizona, where a Paris-trained chef is doing ham steak with red eye gravy; in San Francisco, where a trained pastry chef has folks lining up for chili cheddar cornbread and pumpkin oatmeal pancakes; and in Milwaukee, where another trained chef is wrapping bacon around meatloaf, and deep frying a ball of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes.
This trip, Guy Fieri's digging into traditions from many different cultures. In Houston, a Mexican joint cooking up authentic tortillas and tacos. In Orlando, Fla., a funky spot serving off-the-hook Puerto Rican specialties. Plus, a Jewish deli-on-wheels puttin' out peak pastrami and legit lox.
This trip, Guy Fieri's filling up on winner winner chicken dinners. In Baltimore, the local landmark dishing out wicked wings alongside a killer steak wrap. In Eugene, Ore., the soul food joint smoking the bomb barbecue bird and slinging their signature burger. And in Des Moines, the Southern spot serving up legit fried chicken and decadent red velvet waffles.
This trip, Guy Fieri's pickin' up everything from burgers to buns to bagels. In Portsmouth, N.H., an amped-up deli serving up lights-out lamb burgers and righteous ribs. In Los Angeles, a Koreatown favorite loadin' up Asian buns and a unique bacon-corn bar dish. And in Plainsboro, N.J., a world-class bagel shop spicing up their specialty and topping things off with Jersey's famous pork roll.
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 Orange County, 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.
This trip, Guy Fieri's digging into a meat lover's paradise. In Colorado Springs, a Jamaican joint dishing out killer curry goat and jammin' jerk chicken. In Baltimore, a funky beer bar serving up wild boar sliders and outrageous pork belly mac and cheese fries. And in Washington D.C., an uber-deli carvin' up homemade pastrami and rolling out a meat-filled Moroccan specialty.
This trip, Guy's going big on the pig. In Colorado Springs, a funky food truck serving their pork fusion on loaded platters and Colombian arepas. In Minneapolis, an Asian joint tucked away in a grocery store dishing out barbecued pork and pork belly ramen. And across town, a smokehouse firin' up killer wings and a hearty porchetta sandwich.
Guy Fieri uncovers some unexpected joints the locals love: In Boise, Idaho, a 50-year-old drive-in where you can order on the speaker box, and end up with prime rib; in Santa Fe, N.M., a pizza joint where they'll top your pie with green chilies; and all kinds of authentic Jamaican cooking in Fort Worth, at a place the Texas locals have fallen in love with.
Guy Fieri checks out three local namesake favorites: Rick's in Idaho for pork chops with polenta; Nic's In Oklahoma City, a local legend for onion burgers; and Pam's in Seattle, serving classics from Trinidad.
Guy Fieri searches out some classic joints cranking out classic food: A 60-year-old Pennsylvania Diner transplanted to Miami's South Beach, with a classic diner menu, and some other specialties you wouldn't expect to find here; in Topeka, Kan., a drive-in straight out of the fifties, where the burgers and fries still come to your car, but they're also making apple pie from scratch. And the oldest restaurant in Memphis, a classic southern tea room from 1918 -- with a classic southern menu, and an international twist.
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 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 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.
This trip Guy's crossing the country for scratch cooking done right. In Philadelphia, a pub where they're deep-frying hand made empanadas loaded with a Philly favorite. In Spokane, 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 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, triple D is all over the triple P. In Detroit, a pizza joint crankin' out pies with totally homemade toppings, and a unique crepe-filled lasagna. In Virginia Beach, Va., a beachside breakfast favorite the locals come running to for their citrus orange glazed pancakes and innovative benedicts. And in Chicago, the tiny dive servin' up flavor in massive proportions, like the melt-in-your-mouth pork belly sandwich.
This trip, Guy's taste buds are dancing as he digs into all kinds of Latin favorites. In Chicago, Illinois, a mother/son duo serve up Costa Rican classics like chicharron with pico de gallo and Pepito sandwich with steak and black beans. In San Antonio, Texas, a modern take on Mexican empanadas, with fourteen varieties like chicken poblano with tomatillo sauce. And in Queens, New York, a local Mexican joint cranks out homemade Mexican masa tortillas for their authentic al pastor tacos.
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 cheese fries and delicious duck. And in East Boston, the family Mexican spot cooking up mom's chilaquiles recipe.
This trip, Guy's digging into dishes with a personal connection. In Toronto, Canada, the Jewish deli 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 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 Fieri's hittin' up some spots serving comfort food kicked up a notch. In Long Beach, Calif., the old school diner with a new school chef, cooking up home-style favorites like pot roast and scones with a twist. In Jackson, Wyo., the pizza joint slicing up mouthwatering pies topped with everything from pesto and chicken to spicy sausage and marinara. And in Monterey, Calif., the brewhouse crankin' out big time bar food like parmesan pretzels and short rib grilled cheese.
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.