Bobby and Jamie Deen to Scour the South for Authentic Eats on Upcoming Road Trip

On the all-new series Southern Fried Road Trip, the Deen brothers will set off on a culinary and cultural tour of their native South.
Bobby and Jamie Deen on Southern Fried Road Trip

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Photo by: Mark Hill ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Mark Hill, 2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

From Southern traditions to down-home eats and drinks, no one knows the true personalities and flavors of the Deep South quite like Bobby and Jamie Deen. This summer the brothers, both Georgia locals, are teaming up to showcase the culture of their native region, as well as the best-ever culinary treasures in the area, on their all-new upcoming series Southern Fried Road Trip.

Beginning Monday, July 13 at 10|9c, Bobby and Jamie will set off on the ultimate regional adventure as they track down tried-and-true classics, like hearty barbecue ribs, fried green tomato sandwiches and over-the-top burgers, and get to know the local legends who create them. From West Virginia to Louisiana and Mississippi to Georgia, the guys will scour the South for specialty favorites the locals love, all in an effort to celebrate the culture and cuisine for which the South is now known.

In addition to next-level eats, Bobby and Jamie are set to experience one-of-a-kind area attractions, including West Virginia's whitewater rapids and Mississippi's famed blues venues, and surely there will be no shortage of brotherly love as they drive from state to state together and reminisce about their childhood haunts.

Mark your calendars for the series premiere of Southern Fried Road Trip on Monday, July 13 at 10|9c.

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Bobby Deen Bio

After growing up in a traditional Southern kitchen, self-proclaimed "Georgia Boy" Bobby Deen went to work with his brother, Jamie, in their mother Paula's kitchen at age 18. Bobby, along with Jamie and their mom, founded a small Savannah catering business known for delivering "lunch and love in a bag," which grew into one of Savannah's most-loved restaurants, The Lady & Sons. With The Lady & Sons firmly established, Bobby and Jamie began appearing to rave reviews on their mother's cooking shows on the Food Network, and soon launched their own show on the network, Road Tasted, which followed Bobby and Jamie as they explored America in search of love- and warmth-infused cooking. Both Bobby and Jamie Deen began to draw a new, younger audience into the growing number of Deen family fans in America. In early 2013, Bobby published his first solo book, a No. 1 New York Times Best Seller, From Mama's Table to Mine. He has also published four books with Jamie: The Deen Bros. Cookbook — Recipes From the Road, released in 2007; Y'all Come Eat in 2008; Take It Easy in 2009; and Get Fired Up in 2011. They've expanded their efforts with a line of spices, barbecue sauces and T-shirts, all sold at the Paula Deen Store and at PaulaDeen.com.

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