Food Quest heads to the birthplace of modern cuisine, Italy. Hosts Kim Alexis and Robin Leach explore how truffles are hunted in the Italian countryside and eat at one of Rome's most acclaimed restaurants, La Terrazza, located at the famous and historic Hotel Eden. Kim and Executive Chef Oliver Saucy cook with cheese, while Robin explores a popular Italian restaurant chain, and takes a closer look at one of America's most popular grill manufacturers.
Food Quest embarks on a cross-country journey, to explore the impact of agriculture on modern cuisine. Hosts Kim Alexis and Robin Leach investigate the secrets behind food staples such as tomatoes, rice and wheat. They visit an experimental kitchen based in California's legendary Napa Valley wine country to learn about the techniques behind commercial spice production.