Guy Fieri chases down some funky joints doing serious cooking: Near Fort Worth, Texas, a gas station with a menu -- where they're making duck l'orange; in Seattle, a cafe where former circus performers are serving up home made pasta with elk; and in Sacramento, Calif., a dive bar doing prime rib -- in a smoker.
Guy Fieri meets cooks doing things their own way: In Flagstaff, Ariz., a family place where the beef stew is made from tenderloin; in San Diego, a restaurant in a fish market where two brothers insist their way is the only way to do fresh fish right; and in Chicago, at a dive bar where a heavy metal fan is turning out nearly two dozen different burgers named for rock bands.
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 checks out some places doing America's favorites: Burgers done every which way at a joint run by culinary school grads in Dallas; the Arizona pizza joint where father and son are rollin' out the old family recipes; and the Seattle chili shack where they'll even put their signature item on mac and cheese.
Guy Fieri rolls in for some serious scratch cooking: In Portland, Ore., a breakfast joint where they're making buttermilk biscuits with sweet potatoes; in San Anselmo, Calif., a diner where the BLT comes stacked with soft-shell crab; and in Boynton Beach, Fla., a deli making all kinds of east coast classics from bagels to matzoh ball soup.
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 some beloved local places: In San Rafael, Calif., a Puerto Rican restaurant serving an adobo steak sandwich and a kind of lasagna made with plantains; in Connecticut, a pub on a beached barge where bar food means steak au poivre and clams casino; and in Portland, Ore., 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 checks out some classics from coast to coast: In Portland, Ore., a neighborhood restaurant serving up Southern-style biscuits with everything on them; in Fort Worth, Texas, a roadside joint putting some heat in their standards like green chili lamb stew and rib eye with chipotle; and in North Miami Beach, Fla., 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 gyros and flaming cheese like mom used to make; and in San Francisco, a little Italian place making grandpa's bolognese and clams with linguine.
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 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.
Guy Fieri rolls out to some places still doin' it mama's way: In Oklahoma City, a couple doing soul food from family recipes, and folks are packing in for wings and waffles; in Dallas, a family home turned family restaurant, where mom herself is still making tamales; and in Los Angeles, a Polish joint in a strip mall where a couple are serving the favorites they grew up with, from pierogi to stuffed cabbage.