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.

Most Popular Recipes

All The Best Of Recipes

Cherry Pie

Zucchini Bread

Key Lime Pie

Spaghetti with Oil, Garlic and Spices

Charley's Meatloaf Napoleon Style

Michele's Lemon Pepper Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut served over Organic Spring Salad

Sylvia's World Famous Talked About Spareribs

Wharf Rat Crab Cakes

Black-Eyed Peas and Rice

Pinot Noir, Chanterelle, and Fresh Truffle Sauce

Zingerman's Reuben Sandwich

Crab Spring Rolls with Pink Grapefruit, Avocado and Toasted Almonds

Linguini with Clams and Garlic Butter Sauce

Raley's Market Stuffed Ham

Chocolate Grand Marnier Souffles with Black Walnut Caramel Sauce

Butter Crunch

Callaloo's Jerk Chicken


Pecan Topped Pancakes

Red Snapper Marinated with Three Kinds of Chilies in Banana Leaves

South Union Spring Garlic and Potato Soup

Poached Pears in Red Currant Sauce with Chocolate Decadence Cake

Oysters a la Russe

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

Seafood Parrillada

Red Chile Tortilla

Sauteed Heads-on Gulf Shrimp with Andouille Sausage and Tasso Ham Served Over Creamy Stone-Milled Grits