About the Show

Where's the best hot dog in Chicago? What restaurants have the most decadent desserts? Jill Cordes and Marc Silverstein find the answers as they trek across the nation in search of the best food, restaurants and trends in America. In each episode, they visit restaurants in five states and interview people who are making their marks in the culinary world.

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Veal Duchessa

Idaho Rainbow Trout and Prawn Napoleon With Lemon-Shallot Beurre Blanc Sauce

Strawberry Fields

Sauteed Chicken with Mango, Asparagus and Honeyed Walnuts

Tuna and Asparagus in Red Wine Sauce

Artichoke, Fennel, Asparagus, Green Bean and Fresh Summer Truffle Salad, Topped with Grilled Halibut Fillet in a Truffle Vinaigrette

Crispy-Onion Entangled Atlantic Salmon with Potato-Celery Root Mash and Orange Thyme Reduction

Pan Roasted Double Veal Rib with Bouquet of Vegetables

Cranberry Conserve

Glazed Lobster with Charred Asparagus and Lobster Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Idaho Rainbow Trout and Prawn Napoleon With Lemon-Shallot Beurre Blanc Sauce

Cantaloupe Italian Ice

Cast Iron Blackened Grouper with Grilled Seasonal Asparagus, Morels, Roasted Fingerlings, and Watercress Cream

Morels in Puff Pastry with Cream: Feuilletes de Morilles a la Creme

Asparagus and Mustaches: Mostaciolli Sparagio

Orzo with Asparagus, Artichoke, Tomato and Truffle Oil

Strawberry Pistachio Tart

Cast Iron Blackened Grouper with Grilled Seasonal Asparagus, Morels, Roasted Fingerlings, and Watercress Cream

Cured Duck with Braised Red Cabbage and Asparagus

Shaved Asparagus, Heirloom Tomatoes and White Truffle Jus

Venison Loin on Schupf Noodles with Lingonberry Cognac Sauce, Caramelized Chestnuts and Asparagus

Four Cheese Pizza

The Peacemaker: Golden Fried Oyster and Shrimp Po-Boy with Hot Sauce-infused Mayonnaise, Lettuce, and Tomato

Peasant's Zuppa Di Pesce

Crispy Potato Pancake with Applesauce and Goat Cheese

Callaloo's Jerk Chicken