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."
Whether it's a New Jersey drive-in slinging sky-high burgers, a New Orleans doughnut shop turning diner dinner classics into quick-bite handhelds or a Southern California spot serving decadent seafood fries, these are our top picks for grabbing some grub on the go.
Food halls are the new one-stop shop for a range of gourmet eats on the go. There's gravy-smothered fried chicken biscuits and Vietnamese-Cajun cuisine in New Orleans. Next, there's both New-York-style pizza and ice cream tacos in Portland. There's about a million ways to enjoy meat and cheese in Philly's Reading Terminal and we go a mile high for food-hall fabulousness in Denver.
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.
It's Sunday Funday every day in Food Paradise so we're checking out the most extreme brunch spots in the United States! First, there's a doughnut burger that's bringing both sweet and savory to California and a restaurant in Arizona that offers a Bloody Mary with more options than a new car. We're indulging our sweet tooth with cookie pancakes in New Jersey, playing jazz with chicken and biscuits in Virginia and pairing chicken with funnel cakes in Washington, DC. Next, we're getting steak and eggs in pizza form in Detroit before smothering biscuits with mac and cheese in Orlando. Finally, we're enjoying brunch by the bay with Fried Oysters Benedict on Hilton Head Island.
Food Paradise is going to extremes with the best in big food with even bigger flavor. Whether it's a Bloody Mary garnished with baby back ribs, mozzarella sticks and more or a palatial pizza made of chicken Parmesan, sometimes too much is not enough!
You have to be in the know to order secret menu must-haves like super-stacked sandwiches and burgers, mac and cheese biscuits, chicken and doughnut mashups and even a pizza piled high with 30 tacos.
From legendary brisket nachos in Texas to an award-winning rack of ribs in Georgia, every great restaurant has that one dish you just have to have. These are the true MVPs -- most valuable plates -- in the nation.
Frugal foodies rejoice! From huge servings of hot chicken and supersized subs to one-of-a-kind gourmet pizza and some of the biggest burgers around, you always get a bang for your buck at these Food Paradise finds.
From bacon-wrapped meatloaf and a double-decker pizza burger to boozy French toast and smothered biscuit sandwiches, these restaurants across the country offer up a warm, comforting hug of flavor.
A burger topped with a sloppy joe? An apple pie pizza? A biscuit filled with blue cheese? All across America, folks are cooking up red, white and blue meals that pay tribute to tradition and tempt the taste buds. From classics to contemporary updates, open your menu and pledge allegiance to this roundup of the best American eats.
Diners enjoy fry-day every day at these hot spots across the country, from super-stacked crispy chicken sandwiches and deep-fried lobster tails to sweet potato beignets and fanciful churros.
It's Chicago deep dish vs. Detroit pan and New York vs. St. Louis thin crust as pizzerias across the country roll out the dough for the pizza playoffs.
Grab a seat at the bar and enjoy a pint at these tasty taverns! A French-trained chef is slinging quality Mexican fare in NOLA and a tavern in Chicago is serving up big beer and bold burgers. Next, the beer flows freely in Tacoma, Washington's, oldest microbrewery and a spot in Sherman Oaks, California, pairs brunch indulgences with their signature cocktails. Then, burgers get smothered and shakes get spiked in a New York tavern and nonstop partying doesn't stop a Daytona Beach, Florida, tavern from serving fun, creative food. Finally, a Boston tavern brings international flavors to its offerings and a Boulder, Colorado, pizza joint reveals their secret for what makes a great tavern truly great!
There are a lot of barbecue purists out there, but Food Paradise is going off the beaten path to find folks who are willing to go beyond the classics with everything from a trio of Southern, Korean and Mexican tacos to a barbecue sandwich harnessed by grilled cheese buns.
We're firing up like an inferno and hitting a variety of dishes across the United States that have all the flame in their game! In Santa Monica, California, a burger joint is putting heat to their meat with a sauce made from guava and habanero peppers. A Charleston, South Carolina, barbecue pit turns low-and-slow brisket into a fiesta of flavors and a restaurant in Los Angeles torches everything they touch. There's a fire burning in a globe-trotting spot in Washington, DC, and a San Diego pizza joint makes waves with its wood-burning oven. We check out a spot in Nashville's red-hot restaurant scene and try a flaming dessert served in New York City. Finally, a San Diego restaurant flame-grills dreamy meats from their 22-ounce bone-in ribeye to their 14-ounce dry-aged pork chop.
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.
Whether they're long links, plump patties or spicy little slices, everyone loves sausage and we're sampling the best the US has to offer! We're starting by checking out a chorizo burger in Jacksonville, Florida, and getting down on a sausage sampler at a pork haven in Portland, Maine. Next, we get a little New Orleans flavor with a Los Angeles restaurants' Cajun sausage po' boy before trying a wood-fired Venison Hot Dog in Austin, Texas. There's comfort food classics in Tacoma, Washington, a surf-and-turf sausage entree in Nashville and some meaty pizzas in Dallas. Finally, we're pairing sausage with beer at a unique eatery in Baltimore.
From whiskey-and-foie gras decadence to a macaroni and cheese bun, we've rounded up all the burgers you have to try before you die. These are the most stacked, loaded, saucy and succulent sandwiches around.
From over-the-top surf-and-turf sandwiches to fresh takes on Southern standbys, we're tasting seafood dishes that are making waves from the bay to the bayou! Isle of Palms, South Carolina, is proving there's no country like the low country when it comes to fresh seafood. We grab a taste of the bayou in Baton Rouge and try succulent seafood sandwiches on Long Island. We'll then get a taste of "Pacific Northwest Chowder" gravy in Seattle and get a little cheesy in the Boston suburb of Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. We'll mix seafood with southwestern style in Destin, Florida, and get a true Tex-Mex taste of the Gulf Coast in Houston. Finally, we'll stop by a Wakefield, Rhode Island, oyster bar that boasts an out-of-this-world selection straight from their on-site farm.
From a half-pound kielbasa smothered in Swiss cheese to an all-beef dog stuffed with smoked brisket, these restaurants are all about delicious dogs and sizzling sausages.
Diners get the most from the coasts at these seaside eateries across the country, from a one-of-a-kind salmon sandwich and fast casual ceviche to bombastic burgers and decadent pub fare.
Diners cozy up to some of the most feel-good foods around the country, including fully loaded tater tots, outrageous shakes and mouthwatering Australian meat pies.
Before the entrees arrive, there's an entire world of food to explore. From a tower of tater tots in Atlanta to smoked wings in Detroit and cheese curds in Milwaukee, Food Paradise finds the best bold beginnings America has to offer.
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.
From a triple-wide Cajun country pork chop to a sky-high stack of piggy perfection, there's almost too much pork to fit on a fork at these dining destinations.