From a smoked Thanksgiving sandwich to barbecued brisket with Mexican flair and a whole hog take on porchetta, chefs across America are finding cool ways to innovate on the grate.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Whether it's Southern barbecue on a bun, a Tex-Mex take on a banh mi or lasagna grilled cheese, any mixture of fillings between buttery buns makes for a dream come true! From savory to spicy to sweet, there are no limits to our sandwich obsession.
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!
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.
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.