Hosts Jill Cordes and Marc Silverstein take you to five top spas in the U.S. and Canada. Visit the Golden Door in Escondido, CA; The Hills Health Ranch in B.C., Canada; Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, AZ; Norwich Inn in Norwich, CT; Lake Austin Resort in Austin, TX.
Jill and Marc will travel the back roads in search of the country's best diners. We'll learn the history of this very American dining tradition.
Hosts Jill Cordes and Marc Silverstein visit Merv Griffin's Trader Vic's in LA, Dan Ackroyd's House of Blues in LA, Gladys Knight's Gladys & Ron's Chicken and Waffles in Atlanta, The Baldwin brothers' Alaia in NYC, and Robert Duvall's The Railstop in VA.
'Best of Holiday Gifts' looks at everything from fun kitchen gadgets, extravagant food baskets, amazing culinary travel adventures, gift-of-the-month clubs to how to hire a private chef or create a savory homemade gift.
Visit Ross' North Fork Restaurant, Tom Jurgielewicz's Duck Farm, Nick & Tony's Restaurant with Jeff Sellaway and Chef Joe, and The Lobster Roll restaurant with owner, Fred Terry. Also, go with Fred Overton for Bonac Chowder; Joan Lyons for stew, and Tom Drozd to Palmer Vineyards.
Featuring: Xcaret in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula; Molokai Ranch in Hawaii; Merv Griffin's Resort Hotel in Palm Springs; Wikkaninnish Inn in BC, Canada; The Boca Raton Resort Club; The Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn in Olympic Valley, CA.
Katz's Deli, NY// Art's Deli,Los Angeles// Famous Delicatessen, Philadelphia// The Parkway Deli, Washington DC// Info Segment-'Deli Food Quiz' in Chinatown, San Francisco
Commander's Palace, New Orleans// Tabla, NY// Seegers', Atlanta// Fleur de Lys, San Francisco// Info Segment-'Table Doctor Tips' at Ciao Bella, Boston
Cole's P.E. Buffet, Los Angeles// Mother's, New Orleans// Gennie Bishop Grill, Dallas// Seven on State, Chicago// Info Segment 'Cafeteria Food Quiz' at 11th Street Diner, Miami
Palisades, Seattle// Hudson's, Hilton Head// Chef Allen's, Miami// Striped Bass, Philadelphia// Info Segment-'School of Fish' at Atlanta Fish Market, Atlanta
Nathan's, NY// Huey's, Memphis// Hackney's, Chicago// Pinks, Los Angeles// Info Segment 'Hot Dog Quiz' at Lindy's Diner, New Hampshire
Plaza III, Kansas City// Buckhorn Exchange, Denver// Peter Luger's, NY// Fogo de Chao, Dallas// Info Segment-'Steak Quiz' at Pat's Steaks, Philadelphia
Pat's Steaks, Philadelphia// Napolean House, New Orleans// Brainwash, San Francisco// d'Bronx Deli, Kansas City// Info Segment 'Sandwich Quiz' at Daddy D'Z, Atlanta
Teppanyaki, Orlando, Florida// Susanna Foo, Philadelphia// Tokyo One, Dallas// Fusebox, Atlanta// Info Segment-'Chopstick Challenge' at Goody's, New York
Arthur Bryants, Kansas City// Delancy Street, San Francisco// Daddy D'Z, Atlanta// Corky's, Memphis//Info Segment-'BBQ Food Quiz' at Celebration, Dallas
Flea Street Cafe, San Francisco// Frontera, Chicago// Avenue, NY// Louis's Rest & Bar, Charleston
Jestine's Kitchen, Charleston// Georgia's, Los Angeles// Sylvia's, NY// Four Way Grill, Memphis// Info Segment-'Soul Food Quiz' at Gennie Bishop, Dallas
Valentino, Los Angeles// Mamma Maria, Boston// Panzano, Denver// Neno's Charleston// Info Segment-'Wine Glasses' at Striped Bass in Philadelphia
Elvis Presley's Memphis, Memphis// The Green Shack, Las Vegas// Celebration, Dallas// The Old Fort Pub, Hilton Head// Info Segment-'Country Food Quiz' at Lou Mitchell's, Chicago
Christmas Tree Restaurant-Pinetop,AZ; Hanukkah at Abigaels-NY; Kwanzaa at Zanzibaar Blue in Philly,PA; Aldo's in Baltimore,MD; Copper Restaurant in NJ for & Childrens Hospital in Philly, PA
Tantra, Miami// Bacchanalia, Atlanta//Nellies, Santa Fe NM// Robert's, Charleston// Info Segment 'Other Romantic Places' at Bistro Maison De Ville, New Orleans
The Old House, Santa Fe// El Mariachi, Philadelphia// The Fort, Denver// Topolobampo, Chicago// Info Segment-'Southwestern Food Quiz' at Arthur Bryant's in Kansas City
Joe's Stone Crab, Miami, Atlanta Fish Market, Atlanta// Dahlia Lounge, Seattle// Union Oyster House, Boston// Info Segment-'Crab Cracking Tips' at Louis's Restaurant & Bar , Charleston
Lou Mitchell's, Chicago// Hi-Spot, Seattle// Cafe Du Monde, New Orleans//Wolf Cohen's Rascal House, Miami// Info Segment-'Breakfast Food Quiz' at La Rouge, Boston
The 50's Primetime Cafe, Orlando// Rainforest Cafe, Philadelphia// Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Santa Fe NM// Excalibur, Las Vegas// Info Segment 'Kids Food Quiz' at Camp Wackatoo, Hilton Head
Mayfair Diner--Philadelphia, PA; 11th Street Diner--Miami, FL; Lindy's Diner--New Hampshire; Hollywood Diner--Baltimore, MD; Act III: Comfort Diner; Diner Lingo--New York, NY.