About the show

Fantastic food is more important to many travelers than museums, hotels, and souvenirs, and we've compiled all the must see spots across the country to have a one-of-a-kind dining experience. We're serving up hefty plates of the country's tastiest, most mouth-watering, and decadent meals. We're talking lip smacking pizza, tasty deli entrees, boat loads of bacon, fresh seafood, finger licking deep fried dishes, and that's only the beginning. So bring your appetite and your stretchy pants as we dive into a healthy portion of Food Paradise!
Season 3, Episode 7

Surf and Turf

Surf and turf doesn't just mean steak-and-lobster anymore. Food Paradise counts down 8 great places that put a creative spin on this classic combo.

Tuesday
Sep 15
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 8

Minnesota State Fair

Food Paradise travels to the Twin Cities and says 'you betcha' to the fabulous food found at the Minnesota State Fair. The annual event is a celebration of creative comfort food, like Meatloaf on a Stick and Beer Gelato.

Tuesday
Sep 15
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Wisconsin State Fair and The State Fair of Texas

Two fairs are better than one! Enjoy the hearty, cheesy goodness of 'America's Dairyland' at the Wisconsin State Fair and experience the deep-fried, fair food frenzy of the State Fair of Texas.

Tuesday
Sep 15
12pm | 11c
Season 9, Episode 13

Eat, Drink, Play

Great food calls for great entertainment, and these places offer spectacles that make memorable side dishes to incredible meals -- from Tex-Mex meatballs fueling music fans in Dallas to a comedy show featuring fresh Atlantic seafood in Maine.

Friday
Sep 18
8am | 7c
Season 7, Episode 10

All in the Family

The most indulgent meals at some of the best family-owned restaurants across the country are highlighted, from mole-smothered enchiladas in Los Angeles to cheesesteak-stuffed stromboli in Philadelphia.

Friday
Sep 18
9am | 8c
Season 7, Episode 7

Lots of Cluck

Bird is the word as the country's choicest chicken dishes are highlighted. Whether it's fried to golden perfection, smothered in gravy, stuffed in a taco or topping a mound of crispy fries, chicken is one of the most versatile meats on the planet.

Friday
Sep 18
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 8

Classic Combos

The nation's most crave-worthy combinations are highlighted, from hearty biscuits and gravy and deliciously sinful mac 'n' cheese to carb-happy spaghetti and meatballs and crispy fish and chips.

Friday
Sep 18
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 9

Country Cookin'

From a smoky bacon breakfast bowl to super-saucy barbecued ribs, these Southern-inspired spots are crushing country cooking across the US.

Friday
Sep 18
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 11

Farm to Feast

From the world's most luxurious steaks to the season's most vibrant veggies, diners across the country are going wild for homegrown goodness at these popular farm-to-table restaurants.

Tuesday
Sep 22
8am | 7c
Season 7, Episode 12

Rise and Dine

From fantastical French toast and flannel-busting flapjacks to a big city egg sandwich and Sicilian omelets, diners are waking up to unbeatable breakfasts across the country.

Tuesday
Sep 22
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 10

Pizza Party

For pizza that goes beyond pepperoni, check out the Great 8 pizzerias from all over the country where they're slinging pies that defy expectations.

Tuesday
Sep 22
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 11

Iconic Eats

Ever wonder where you can eat the best version of a city's signature dish? We're counting down the great eight restaurants serving up hometown heroes all over America

Tuesday
Sep 22
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 12

Best Mex

We're searching out eight great Mexican food restaurants with ambitious dishes that go beyond the usual beans-and-rice platter. From a Peking duck taco to brisket enchiladas, we're finding the best Mexican crowd-pleasers.

Tuesday
Sep 22
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 13

Italian Eats

Count down the eight great places to get authentic Italian food in America. From fresh ingredients to innovative twists on classic dishes, everything these Italian joints serve up is "delizioso"!

Tuesday
Sep 29
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 1

Gulf Grubbin'

Tropical tranquility meets Southern hospitality on a food-fueled getaway all along the Gulf Coast. The coastal eats include grilled Gulf shrimp tacos, beignet sundaes, monster burritos, bacon-loaded burgers and gator Creole.

Tuesday
Sep 29
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 2

Midway Munchies

From apple pie-stuffed funnel cakes to doughnut burgers, some of the most fabulous fair foods are sampled at America's favorite fairgrounds.

Tuesday
Sep 29
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 1

Hog Heaven

Here's pork's best, from plump shoulder to a fall-off-the-bone whole hog.

Friday
Oct 2
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 2

Steak-stravaganza

We share the best steaks, including spicy rib eye and a smoky sirloin.

Friday
Oct 2
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 3

Weiner Takes All

French fry and gravy dog, alligator dog, and a cream cheesy dream dog.

Friday
Oct 2
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 3

Extreme Burgers

Basic beef get amped up with tantalizing toppings at burger joints across the country, from truffled foie gras and spicy chorizo to deep-fried mac and cheese buns.

Tuesday
Oct 6
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 4

Island Eats

The culinary treasures on America's most scenic islands are explored. From Hilton Head to Hawaii, these destinations feature a welcoming ambiance and cuisine worthy of the journey from the mainland.

Tuesday
Oct 6
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 5

A Taste of Time

Many restaurants don't make it past year one, but there are some that have defied the odds. From a former Chicago speakeasy to a historic Oregon steakhouse, eateries that have stayed open for half a century or more are explored.

Tuesday
Oct 6
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 4

Deli-licious

We're serving up deli dishes beyond your wildest cheat-day fantasies, from Reubens to schnitzel sandwiches.

Friday
Oct 9
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

Taco-lanche!

Tacos take their rightful place beside sandwiches as the tastiest, most convenient way to convey mex-ceptional food to your hungry stomach. Food Paradise travels the 50 states to bring you the best of the best in a tortilla.

Friday
Oct 9
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

Brunch-nado

What's better than breakfast or lunch? Well, brunch of course! It's the best of both worlds, and in this episode of Food Paradise, we bring to the table the best dishes and drinks from the most relaxed meal of the week.

Friday
Oct 9
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 6

Saucy

The best sauce-driven dishes across the country are highlighted. From New York to LA and beyond, these restaurants are pouring out the love by pouring on top toppings, great gravies and secret sauces that turn "good" into "finger-licking good."

Tuesday
Oct 13
10am | 9c