Top 5 Restaurants has got your MVP -- Most Valuable Poultry! Fried chicken is America's favorite restaurant meal, but no two plates on this countdown are alike: fried and smoked in Portland, Ore., straight up in South Carolina, or dished up with sides like biscuits, waffles and doughnuts, this is a finger-licking good time.
You don't have to be a millionaire to eat like one, and Top 5 Restaurants is showing you how with world-class pizza, flavorful taco combos and even a gourmet steak dinner that can be had for the change in your couch. Your stomach and your accountant will thank you!
Top 5 Restaurants has fallen in love at first bite! From a sparkling skyline and chocolate fantasy in New York, to a cozy fondue for two in the Rockies, a gourmet southern picnic, and rack of lamb with the Pacific coast sunset on the side, these restaurants are serving up romance.
A dip in the deep fryer makes everything better, and Top 5 Restaurants knows where to go for the nation's most heavenly fried meals! Dishes that make the list include a Texas-sized chicken-fried steak, a fried green tomato sandwich from Atlanta and a New York-style deep-fried hamburger.
Put down that boring fried rice, because Top 5 Restaurants is here to share where to get the best Chinese food in the country. From the ultimate dumpling to sticky-sweet shrimp and fiery spiced-up chicken, America's best Chinese food comes from some surprising places.
Top 5 Restaurants is counting down the best ways to start your day, from a Southern waffle topped with everything but the kitchen sink to a drive-through serving up the nation's best breakfast sandwich to a sophisticated Los Angeles lobster hash.
When you need great late night food, you need it now, so Top 5 Restaurants has the inside scoop on the nation's best after-hours eats. From pancakes covered in chocolate and cream to a classic all-night Los Angeles deli to a cheeseburger that can tame even the wildest night in New Orleans, this list will turn your whole night around!
Come to the dark side - the dark chocolate side, that is! Top 5 Restaurants has found the restaurants serving up the most choco-licious desserts in America. With chocolate pizza, brownie pie, hot fudge sundaes and a cheesecake with chocolate four ways, cocoa rules from coast to coast.
Whether it's first thing in the morning or late at night, doughnuts are always the perfect bite of food. From a doughnut the size of a waffle stacked with tasty treats to a place in Washington, D.C. baking with bacon to a classic Chicago glaze, you won't believe how this circular snack has been made over into award-winning dishes!
It's a battle for the best barbecue in America on Top 5 Restaurants. Whether you like juicy Texas brisket, saucy Memphis pork ribs or smoky chicken doused with the ultimate secret sauce, we've got the BBQ joint for you. From old school roadhouses to cozy family restaurants; legendary pit masters, dedicated families and a classically trained chef all invite you to grab a big handful of napkins and tuck into the best savory 'cue in the country.
Top 5 Restaurants is tracking down the top spots for America's favorite food import -- the taco. Crunchy fish, succulent pork, savory slow-cooked steak: Everything tastes better wrapped in a tortilla and served up with passion. Meet a dedicated sister act in Texas, a one-man wonder staked out in an East Los Angeles parking lot, and a father and son institution in San Francisco, all dishing out food fit for a five-star restaurant.
Top 5 Restaurants has the cure for all your sweet tooth cravings! Grab a spoon and a plate as we dig into a monstrous cake in Chicago, an Oakland banana that you could split five ways and still not finish and a one-of-a-kind snowy treat in New Orleans.
Beware the brain freeze when you get the scoop on America's greatest ice cream parlors on Top 5 Restaurants. Towering sundaes packed with brownie boulders and hot fudge lava, crazy flavor combos on handmade cones, and fresh fruit-flavored delicacies -- you'll want to skip dinner and go straight to dessert. Whether it's concocted by a quirky San Francisco couple, a Midwestern family, or a couple of corporate dropouts, ice cream is the one food guaranteed to make you feel like a kid again.
For the first time ever, Food Network is naming America's top five burger spots, the ultimate five steakhouses, the best five barbecue joints and more! From pizza and ice cream to tacos and fried chicken, each episode takes on one of America's favorite foods and tells you exactly where to get the best.