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 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. 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 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 high-end chef taking low-down Southern staples to whole new level like the chorizo meatloaf with green tomato gravy. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.