Guy Fieri searches out some of America's greatest breakfasts: The New Jersey Diner with more than 30 kinds of pancakes; the Kansas City joint with outrageous homemade hash and 60 sixty different omelets; and the tiny spot in Phoenix where the owner makes waffles from scratch.
Guy Fieri rolls out to some great places where the recipes really do come from mama: The St. Louis landmark where a former backup singer for Ike and Tina Turner is dishing up real deal soul food; the Mexican restaurant in a Phoenix gas station where everything's authentic, from the carne asada to the home-made menudo; and the Kentucky truck stop with real country cookin' -- and home made biscuits come with just about anything.
Guy Fieri journeys from the East Coast to the southwest for regional specialties including classic Southern cooking at a landmark diner in Virginia; the Horseshoe Sandwich at a steel Quonset hut in Springfield, Ill; and red and green chili, the signature dishes of New Mexico at a joint in Santa Fe.
Guy Fieri searches out some neighborhood favs including the St. Louis tavern cranking out authentic international dishes like home made German spaetzle; the Virginia café where calzones are a taste of New York; BBQ at what looks like a New Jersey diner, in Arizona; and the Philadelphia area diner that's so local the regulars have their own coffee cups to help wash down the scrapple.
Guy Fieri tracks down great tastes from all over the world including a Phoenix mom-and-pop joint with a mix of Mexican, Chinese and Caribbean food; a classic diner outside Atlanta with a menu full of homemade Greek specialties; and a tiny Kansas City, Mo., place with the globe-trotting chef who brings back recipes from Asia to Central America.
Guy Fieri rolls out to find some places doing great food their own unique way: The West Virginia joint built into a couple of old busses, where they’re serving one pound deep fried hot dogs – and three pound burgers; The Florida bar that’s doing classic French escargot and fresh mahi mahi sandwiches; and in Virginia, what looks like just another café’, but with a classically trained chef who’s making it all from scratch – from chicken with feta, white wine and artichokes, to home made pesto.
Guy Fieri rolls through Memphis, one of America's greatest barbecue towns, checking out an 86-year-old legend with the killer pulled pork sandwich and a true local favorite, barbecue spaghetti; a tiny joint where the specialty is barbecued Cornish hen; serious ribs at a joint with its own fleet of pink Cadillacs.
Guy Fieri tracks down some great places that prove fast food can also be great food. In Fairhope, Ala., a where a trained chef is doing fast food the old European way -- pressed panini sandwiches, filled with everything homemade, even the mozzarella; in Austin, Texas, homemade tacos done every which way -- from breakfast, to carne asada, al pastor, fish tacos, and more -- and even the salsa is made from scratch; and in Gilbert, Ariz., a fast food joint right on the farm, where they're growing much of the menu out back, and the burgers and pizzas are made and topped with the freshest ingredients.
Guy Fieri searches out some classic joints cranking out classic food: A 60-year-old Pennsylvania Diner transplanted to Miami's South Beach, with a classic diner menu, and some other specialties you wouldn't expect to find here; in Topeka, Kan., a drive-in straight out of the fifties, where the burgers and fries still come to your car, but they're also making apple pie from scratch. And the oldest restaurant in Memphis, a classic southern tea room from 1918 -- with a classic southern menu, and an international twist.
Guy Fieri uncovers some of America's greatest comfort food including a Baltimore cafe with a variety of French Toast, a third-generation family place in San Antonio with comfort food Texas style, a bakery-turned-restaurant in south Florida and a Huntington, W.V. cafe with home made cornbread.
Guy Fieri finds local favorites from a third generation cafeteria outside Atlanta that serves Southern favorites, a Louisiana bar with a culinary school grad who's making everything from rabbit to turtle soup; and the Albuquerque, N.M. steakhouse you can enter through the liquor store.
Guy Fieri takes a Southern swing to check out different varieties of BBQ including a Mississippi barbecue "dive" where the locals like it sweet, a New Orleans, a little place doing North Carolina style pulled pork and outside San Antonio, Tx., visits a sprawling barbecue complex.
Guy Fieri checks out some great family-run joints including a Baltimore favorite for pit beef with Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman. Next in Miami, visit a stop with recipes all the way from Puerto Rico and in Salt Lake City, a classic drive in burger joint.