Pat and Gina Neely discover the delightful Chile Pecan Brittle at Chuck's Nuts in Santa Fe, NM, on Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys.
Barbecue authorities Pat and Gina Neely may hail from Tennessee, but in North Carolina they know it's all about Ole Time Barbecue. Ole Time makes pork that's "tender as all get out," Pat says, with lots of wood and vinegar. Plus, the restaurant's signature Carolina pulled pork spends hours in the smoker before it's served up.
Smack dab in Salt Lake City, locals have been feasting on a traditional pastry hailing from Brittany, France. Known as Kouing Aman (pronounced kween ah-MON), this butter pastry quickly got on The Best Thing I Ever Ate, as Pat and Gina Neely called it "absolutely the queen of desserts."
On Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys, Pat and Gina uncover the Beehive Cheese Co., Uintah, UT, creating unique and unusual cheeses, like the SeaHive, hand-rubbed with wildflower honey and Redmond RealSalt.
Pat and Gina visit Ames Farm, in Watertown, MN, to learn how they collect and produce fresh raw honey and bee pollen, on Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys.
Pat and Gina Neely go to the Green Mountain State for the Maple Macaroons from Gesine's in Montpelier, VT, on Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys.
Pat and Gina, hosts of Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys, arrive at Azurelise, a gourmet chocolate shop making treats like the Darj Chocolate Julep Truffle in Raleigh, NC.
Pat and Gina Neely travel to Bequet Confections, in Bozeman, MT, for award winning sweets, like the Celtic Sea Salt Caramels, on Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys.
In Faribault, MN, Pat and Gina adventure to Faribault Dairy, to sample their award-winning American blue cheese, on Food Network's Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys.
Rodney Henry starting selling pies to pay for his Rock and Roll habit with local band The Glenmont Popes. Try his Baltimore Bomb pie, made with Berger cookies (a local delicacy that's mostly chocolate frosting) that melt down into a sweet vanilla chess filling.
At Sweet Pea Bakery, in Bozeman, MT, Pat and Gina stop in for the Key Lime Torte and more delicious dessets, on Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys.
On Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys, Pat and Gina sample the Lavender Ice Cream at Tara's Organic Ice Cream in Santa Fe, NM.
Look for decadent Sahagun chocolates, handmade by Portland, Ore., resident Elizabeth Montes, at local restaurants or in her online shop. Try the KA-POW! Coffee bar or the Oregon Kiss, made with hazelnut and milk chocolate. The Neelys say they "pop in your mouth."
When the Neelys bite into the Chambers Caramel Pecan Pound Cake at Big Momma's, Gina can’t help but dance. On The Best Thing I Ever Ate, they called the cake "absolutely delicious" for its signature caramel pecan topping that gets poured over a pound cake that's utterly melt-in-your-mouth.