The name, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, is almost enough to hook ice cream-loving Troy Johnson, host of Food Network's Crave, but the rich, super premium ice cream served at the Madison, WI, shop keeps him coming back for more.
At Totonno’s, the current owners serve up irresistible pizzas made from their grandfather's secret recipe. Their most-popular pie is topped with mozzarella, pepperoni, fresh mushrooms, sauce, a dusting of Parmesan and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil before going into a coal-fired oven.
Troy Johnson heads to the Windy City in search of a mouth-watering pizza pie and dines on a delicious slice at Ian's Pizza, on Food Network's Crave.
Troy Johnson, host of Food Network's Crave, follows his bacon sense to Baconfest in Chicago, IL, for everything bacon - treats, crafts and even bacon-infused drinks.
On Food Network's Crave, Troy Johnson's quest to find divine chocolates leads him to Los Moles Restaurante in Chicago, IL, where he learns how to make mole, Mexico's famous chocolate flavored sauce.
For a pizza pie made with flavorful ingredients, like garlic cloves, fresh basil and ripe Italian tomatoes, check out Paulie Gee's in Brooklyn, NY, with Troy Johnson, host of Food Network's Crave.
When Kurt Beecher Dammeier opened this first Beecher’s locale, he began making mac and cheese as a demo of what customers could create with their purchases from the shop. This rich, creamy mac showcases two of the shop’s signature cheeses: Just Jack and Beecher’s Flagship (a cheddar-Swiss hybrid). After Oprah gave the dish her stamp of approval, Beecher’s transformed into a cheese-lovers’ destination where more than 1 million pounds of mac and cheese are sold per year.
Troy Johnson's mouth is watering over the traditional southern Fried Chicken Dinner at Price's Chicken Coop in Charlotte, NC, on Food Network's Crave.
Troy Johnson gets the full history of a spicy classic at the Tabasco factory in Avery Island, LA, on Food Network's Crave.
Step inside Mindy's Hot Chocolate and you'll be greeted by a host of tasty entrees, including beef Bourguignon. With James Beard award winner Mindy Segal at the helm of the pastries, you know you'll want to stay for dessert. That includes Crave's Troy Johnson's favorite: Chocolate "Souffled" Tart.
Troy Johnson heads to Point Reyes Farmstead for the ultimate cheese. There he finds the award-winning Original Blue that's "got attitude." Those looking for a mellow flavor should opt for the Bay Blue rustic-style cheese, which has a salted-caramel finish.
During a visit to Big Fisherman Seafood, Alton and crew couldn't resist a family-style feast of boiled crawfish, corn, potatoes, sausage and shrimp. The seafood market is a bit off the beaten path and does not offer seating, so plan to take your bag of top-notch crawfish to go.
On Food Network's Crave, host Troy Johnson discovers why Home Run Inn in Chicago, IL, claims it's Chicago's best pizza, when he samples their pies made from original family recipes.
For the ultimate in charismatic, sophisticated cocktails, Seattle turns to the retro West 5 Lounge. Although known for the "best happy hour" in West Seattle, Crave host Troy Johnson finds West 5 has another set of fanatics for their velvety Astral Mac 'N Cheese made with five "marvelous" cheeses.
For all things pork and answers about bacon, Troy Johnson, host of Food Network's Crave, hits up the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture to satisfy his bacon queries.