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

Zingerman's Reuben Sandwich

Teriyaki Sauce

Marsala Sauce

Pat's King of Steaks Philadelphia Cheese Steak

Sauteed Shrimp

Quick Quiche

Soy Glazed Tuna, Wasabi Mashed Potato, Sake Carrot Ginger Sauce

Taro Salad

Chile Rellenos Topped with Ranchera Sauce, garnished with White Cheese and Cilantro

Duck Confit

The Mansion Original Rack of Lamb

Onaga Fillet Cooked Skin Side Crisp, Confit Tomato with Truffle Juice and Fried Basil

Florentine Cookies

Potato Soup

Soft Shell Crab

Chocolate Grand Marnier Souffles with Black Walnut Caramel Sauce

Butter Crunch

Callaloo's Jerk Chicken


Bertha's Favorite Mussels

Raley's Market Stuffed Ham

Marie's Tipsy Shrimp

Zambra's Miel Amore

Potato Crusted Red Snapper

Crispy Seared Snapper over Pickled Onions with Tomato-Bacon Fondue, Yellow Tomato Coulis and Malanga Tumbleweed

Tamarind Barbecue Lamb with Yucca Mojo, Avocado, and Parsley Oil