It’s the holiday season on Roker on the Road! Al visits an eighteenth century manor that’s decked out for Christmas, an Italian Christmas Eve tradition of "Seven Fishes", Chapel Hill hosts a gingerbread building contest. And gingerbread houses get a new twist
Cereal isnt just for breakfast anymore! Two men have built a restaurant devoted to it. Al digs in to some mouth-watering Carolina barbeque, by way of Brooklyn. Mexican food gets a face lift in Los Angeles, and Al takes carrot cake to a new and decadent level.
Desserts from your childhood get a new spin at this retro bakery where Al bakes his own version of Sno-balls and Mallomars. Soda jerks and milkshakes go back in time to Café 50's in West L.A. for more retro nostalgia. Al learns to play with his food with a chocolate artist and paints his own edible masterpiece. And brownies make a girl?s dreams come true in Berwyn Pennsylvania.
Al meets Bostonian baker, George Montilio, who makes Italians everywhere proud with his cakes fit for a king. Five-way chili takes center stage at Camp Washington Chili where John Johnson shows us what makes Cincinnati chili so distinctive. Al gets sweet and spicy at the Jamaican Jerk Hut and learns to make a Caribbean pastry. And a married couple quit their day jobs to start a new life in chocolate mints in Northern California.
Al meets a woman who combines her art background with her love of chocolate to create something sweetly original - "chocolate bark". Small town Indiana comes together to save a landmark candy store that cranks out their very own
fish candy. Hot food in an even hotter town, Al catches up with a couple in Las Vegas making authentic Thai food. And Toni Daskins in Sun Valley Idaho has one sweet job as an ice cream peddler.
Al heads to an all-dessert restaurant to see if his skills are delicate enough to make petit fours. Chili done the same way for almost fifty years, a Washington D.C. landmark spoons it up morning, noon, and night. Al meets an Englishman serving up fried macaroni and other British specialties. Small batch ice cream leaves a big impression at Jeni's Fresh Ice Creams in Columbus Ohio
New York style thin crust pizza gets a fresh and trendy spin. Deep-dish pride runs strong in Chicago as an pizza institution shows us how its done. Al learns regional Italian cooking. And pizza is turned inside out and upside down with Chicagos own pizza pot pie.
A small slice of New Orleans right in New Yorks East Village! Make your own donut with any topping you can dream up at in Los Angeles. Its tea time in Harlem. And when youre sick and stuffy, Grandmas in Boston come together to deliver a steamy bowl of chicken soup!
Al meets a hog rider turn hog smoker at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Harlem New York. One mans passion teaches us just how flavorful fire can be. Peppers and cookies have come together for a powerful treat. And a family run company has turned Salt Lake City into the new taffy capital.
Al heads to Chicago to meet a chef whos mixing science with food. Best friends in San Francisco bake up beautiful cakes. Al learns a new sauté dish called salteados. And a vet surgeon from Venice is on a quest to show us a thing or two about gelato.
Al builds his own burger at this hands-on diner in Santa Monica. Girl Scout cookies are the key ingredients at this pastry chef cook-off. Al makes handmade biscotti, and introduces us to the chocolate molten lava cake.
Al custom designs his kind of cookie at Milk & Cookies. Hallie Bakers is dipping, dunking, and drizzling chocolate over anything she can get her hands on! Pizza gets a sweet makeover. And Moonstruck Chocolate gets critical acclaim.
Als headed out west and back to the fifties at Portlands last standing drive-in. This West Virginia man will turn your basement into a fifties time capsule Well meet a Georgia man whos got a passion for sprucing up your old kitchen appliances, and Al's getting a sneak peak at the ultimate antique kitchen textile show