Hungry Detective

Hosted by Chris Cognac
About the Host

Chris Cognac grew up in Torrance, Calif., where he developed his love for food while working at a neighborhood restaurant.

About the Show

His name is Chris Cognac and he works two beats: he's a true-blue police detective in Los Angeles AND he's the food critic for his local paper, guiding readers to hidden-gem restaurants in his hometown. Now, Chris is leaving his jurisdiction for cities across America, on a mission to uncover the best off-the-beaten-path restaurants in each place that only the locals know. Utilizing his detective skills and trusty informants along the way, Chris will teach viewers how to uncover clues to hidden-gem eateries in any town.

More About Hungry Detective

His name is Chris Cognac and he works two beats: he's a true-blue police detective in Los Angeles AND he's the food critic for his local paper, guiding readers to hidden-gem restaurants in his hometown. Now, Chris is leaving his jurisdiction for cities across America, on a mission to uncover the best off-the-beaten-path restaurants in each place that only the locals know. Utilizing his detective skills and trusty informants along the way, Chris will teach viewers how to uncover clues to hidden-gem eateries in any town.