About the show

Fantastic food is more important to many travelers than museums, hotels, and souvenirs, and we've compiled all the must see spots across the country to have a one-of-a-kind dining experience. We're serving up hefty plates of the country's tastiest, most mouth-watering, and decadent meals. We're talking lip smacking pizza, tasty deli entrees, boat loads of bacon, fresh seafood, finger licking deep fried dishes, and that's only the beginning. So bring your appetite and your stretchy pants as we dive into a healthy portion of Food Paradise!
Season 12, Episode 8

Pizza Playoffs

It's Chicago deep dish vs. Detroit pan and New York vs. St. Louis thin crust as pizzerias across the country roll out the dough for the pizza playoffs.

Monday
Feb 7
2pm | 1c
Season 12, Episode 6

Best of the Midwest

From seriously saucy barbecue sandwiches to nachos on a pizza and the perfect burger for Dirty Dancing, these restaurants serve up some of the best dishes in America's heartland.

Friday
Feb 11
8am | 7c
Season 11, Episode 8

Blast from the Past

Restaurants reveal the dishes that have stood the test of time and provide soul-satisfying experiences for their customers, from chocolate egg creams at a 1950s soda fountain in NYC to a San Francisco bakery reimagining Old World confections.

Friday
Feb 11
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 6

Slice of Heaven

Pizzerias share their most delicious spins on America's favorite pie, from a family-run institution in Chicago specializing in stuffed pizzas to a one-of-a-kind pizza palace slinging outrageous dessert pizzas.

Friday
Feb 11
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 13

Eat, Drink, Play

Great food calls for great entertainment, and these places offer spectacles that make memorable side dishes to incredible meals -- from Tex-Mex meatballs fueling music fans in Dallas to a comedy show featuring fresh Atlantic seafood in Maine.

Saturday
Feb 12
2pm | 1c
Season 11, Episode 12

All You Can Meat

These places dish up all the meat you can eat, from a bottomless buffet of skewered meats in NYC to mile-high meaty sandwiches in Colorado.

Saturday
Feb 12
3pm | 2c
Season 11, Episode 10

Fast Food Finds

Diners get a fresh take on fast food at these unique fast-casual restaurants across the country, from a New Jersey sandwich shop specializing in gourmet hoagies to a Los Angeles hot dog joint serving up bacon-wrapped dogs and fully-loaded fries.

Saturday
Feb 12
4pm | 3c
Season 11, Episode 1

Cruisin' the Coasts

Diners get the most from the coasts at these seaside eateries across the country, from a one-of-a-kind salmon sandwich and fast casual ceviche to bombastic burgers and decadent pub fare.

Tuesday
Feb 15
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 10

The Bucket List

Diners check out the dishes you just gotta try before you die, from Philly's life-changing roast pork sandwiches and the best burger in NYC to a cavalcade of Cajun flavors at the best bayou brunch around.

Tuesday
Feb 15
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 4

The Brunch Bunch

It's Sunday Funday every day in Food Paradise so we're checking out the most extreme brunch spots in the United States! First, there's a doughnut burger that's bringing both sweet and savory to California and a restaurant in Arizona that offers a Bloody Mary with more options than a new car. We're indulging our sweet tooth with cookie pancakes in New Jersey, playing jazz with chicken and biscuits in Virginia and pairing chicken with funnel cakes in Washington, DC. Next, we're getting steak and eggs in pizza form in Detroit before smothering biscuits with mac and cheese in Orlando. Finally, we're enjoying brunch by the bay with Fried Oysters Benedict on Hilton Head Island.

Tuesday
Feb 15
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 5

American Eats

A burger topped with a sloppy joe? An apple pie pizza? A biscuit filled with blue cheese? All across America, folks are cooking up red, white and blue meals that pay tribute to tradition and tempt the taste buds. From classics to contemporary updates, open your menu and pledge allegiance to this roundup of the best American eats.

Friday
Feb 18
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 11

Tasty Twists

From a lobster and filet mignon taco donut to a classic Japanese noodle dish done as juicy burger, these chefs are serving up some of the country's most mouthwatering mashups.

Friday
Feb 18
11am | 10c
Season 11, Episode 9

Sights and Bites

Diners make mouthwatering memories at these top bites by monumental sites across the country, from sandwiches stacked with international flavors across the street from the National Zoo to silky, sweet ice cream sundaes near Golden Gate Park.

Friday
Feb 18
12pm | 11c
Season 11, Episode 7

Hit the Road

Diners pull over and fill up on gourmet delights at these road food hot spots across the country, from classic burgers and frosty root beer floats right off of Route 61 in Louisiana to fish and chips on the Pacific Coast Highway.

Tuesday
Feb 22
10am | 9c
Season 11, Episode 3

Local Lowdown

From a hidden pizza haven in San Diego to a Jewish deli in Miami and a legendary pub in Baltimore, we're getting the lowdown on the best local grub across the country by asking locals where they go to satisfy their cravings.

Tuesday
Feb 22
11am | 10c
Season 11, Episode 4

Brew-Haha

From Texas-sized pulled pork sandwiches to beer-infused mussels in Maine and the hottest barbecue in Miami, we've found the best pubs serving up a paradise of great grub.

Tuesday
Feb 22
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 7

Craving Comfort

From bacon-wrapped meatloaf and a double-decker pizza burger to boozy French toast and smothered biscuit sandwiches, these restaurants across the country offer up a warm, comforting hug of flavor.

Friday
Feb 25
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 6

Flavor Fiesta!

From spicy Chilean pork ribs in the Pacific Northwest to a Puerto Rican pork-tacular down in Georgia, diners are finding south-of-the-border flavor without ever leaving the States.

Friday
Feb 25
11am | 10c
Season 12, Episode 4

Bucket List Burgers

From whiskey-and-foie gras decadence to a macaroni and cheese bun, we've rounded up all the burgers you have to try before you die. These are the most stacked, loaded, saucy and succulent sandwiches around.

Friday
Feb 25
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 3

Blue Plate Special

Experience how the Foodie Revolution has taken favorite local diners by storm. From gourmet Texas chili in Austin, TX, to a revamped patty melt in Los Angeles, diner menus across the country have been upgraded and elevated with fresh ingredients and new flavors.

Monday
Feb 28
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 3

Extreme Burgers

Basic beef get amped up with tantalizing toppings at burger joints across the country, from truffled foie gras and spicy chorizo to deep-fried mac and cheese buns.

Monday
Feb 28
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 1

BBQ Paradise 3

The nation's tastiest BBQ, featuring fall-off-the-bone beef ribs in Austin, smoky chicken baptized in a tangy white sauce in Alabama, and a melt-in-your-mouth smoked brisket in Houston.

Tuesday
Mar 1
10am | 9c
Season 11, Episode 11

College Town Cravings

These A+ eateries serve up delicious food and awesome service near America's colleges and universities, from an iconic burger shop steps away from Harvard University to a beloved breakfast joint just off the University of Minnesota campus.

Tuesday
Mar 1
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 1

Big Easy Eats

The Big Easy has long been a favorite destination for Food Paradise, so why not devote a whole episode to New Orleans? From Cajun and Creole classics like hot jazz snacks and bayou-fresh catfish to the famous Sno-Blizz, we're trying them all!

Tuesday
Mar 1
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 7

Eat Like a Local: California

From authentic tacos and first-class pizza to succulent seafood paella and beer can chicken, these dishes all come with a side of great weather, breathtaking scenery and the laid-back vibes of the Golden State.

Friday
Mar 4
8am | 7c
Season 12, Episode 1

Howdy, Texas!

Chefs are kicking up the creativity with their big and bold flavors at these hot spots across the Lone Star State, from an Austin beer garden serving up the best of the wurst to sizzling fajitas topped with garlic butter at a Houston Tex-Mex joint.

Friday
Mar 4
9am | 8c