47 tv shows

$24 in 24

Posted: 10/16/2012 8:04:34 PM

Restaurant Count: 30

[Jeff Mauro](http://www.jeffmauro.com/blog/) is eating his way across America, on the cheap. Each week, he hits a new locale with a budget of just $24 to find the tastiest breakfast, lunch and dinner in town from unexpected mom and pop shops to globally inspired spots. Jeff's coast-to-coast journey proves great food doesn't have to break the bank.

101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown

Posted: 8/5/2014 9:54:31 PM

Restaurant Count: 30

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3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay

Posted: 1/12/2013 11:43:35 PM

Restaurant Count: 6

3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay is an American reality cooking show on the Food Network. The series debuted on July 15, 2012. In the series, Bobby Flay visits new restaurants that will be opening three days from his arrival. He makes a list of things that he thinks need to be fixed by opening night, and spends those three days preparing the owners for opening, and attempting to check every concern off his list.

Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America

Posted: 10/16/2012 8:05:15 PM

Restaurant Count: 32

Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America is an American food reality television series that premiered on June 6, 2012 on the Travel Channel. The program is hosted by actor and food enthusiast Adam Richman. In each episode, Richman samples what he considers to be the best sandwiches across the country, chooses a regional favorite, and then pits the winners against each other to find America's No. 1 sandwich.

American Grilled

Posted: 8/5/2014 9:53:15 PM

Restaurant Count: 0

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America's Best

Posted: 10/18/2012 8:33:22 PM

Restaurant Count: 36

The finest food destinations offer dynamite dining punctuated by a little je ne sais quoi, something that makes them more than just a great culinary experience... they're an amazing adventure, forever etched in our memories. Here's ten of the best... from romantic sunsets in Big Sur to secret speakeasies, cowboy cookouts to culinary bootcamps. It's the ten dining destinations that should be on everyone's bucket list.

Bar Rescue

Posted: 4/19/2013 5:56:56 PM

Restaurant Count: 3

Bar Rescue is an American reality series that premiered on Spike TV on July 17, 2011. It stars Jon Taffer (a long-time food & beverage industry consultant specializing in nightclubs and pubs), who offers his professional expertise—at no charge—to desperately failing bars in order to save them from closing.

Belly Up

Posted: 8/14/2014 7:50:43 PM

Restaurant Count: 6

Answering the call from a desperate employee, Eddie swoops in, learns about the establishment's clientele, tastes what is served in the bar and comes up with new, innovative, enticing bar foods that won't break the budget, but will do just the opposite and bring in more dollars than the traditional — and, yes, boring — fare.

Best Bars in America

Posted: 6/29/2014 8:42:49 AM

Restaurant Count: 0

Comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton explore bars featured in Esquire magazine’s annual rundown of the best in the country. With stops in Milwaukee, Chicago and San Francisco, Jay and Sean drink their way through neighborhood dives and swanky bars alike. More than just a cross-country bar crawl, this is a happy hour any self-respecting man should experience in his lifetime.

Best Food Ever

Posted: 12/8/2012 10:47:30 PM

Restaurant Count: 9

Have you ever wanted to go on a vacation across the country? Have you ever wanted to discover some of the most delicious foods in the United States? John Goodman hosts TLC's newest food series, Best Food Ever. In each episode TLC will count down the top 10 best food in a specific category. They will reveal who makes these tasty treats what where they originated from. Best Food Ever encourages viewers to take a trip and try some delectable delights while they're at it.

Bizarre Foods America

Posted: 10/19/2012 1:04:02 PM

Restaurant Count: 132

Bizarre Foods America is an American television series, and a spin-off of Bizarre Foods, this time focusing on the United States rather than international travel. Andrew Zimmern travels to various cities throughout the country and samples local cuisines and ways of life.

Brew Dogs

Posted: 6/29/2014 8:43:59 AM

Restaurant Count: 17

James Watt and Martin Dickie, owners of the UK’s fastest-growing brewery, travel across America visiting different American beer towns, celebrating distinctive craft beers and creating their own locally-inspired drafts.

Burger Land

Posted: 12/21/2012 6:07:09 PM

Restaurant Count: 52

George Motz travels the US to sample the country’s best burgers. He’ll visit the burger joints that have stood the test of time, as well as some of the newcomers.

Chow Masters

Posted: 8/5/2014 9:52:23 PM

Restaurant Count: 0

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Chuck's Eat the Street

Posted: 12/31/2012 11:21:37 AM

Restaurant Count: 26

Eat the Street will take us on a tour of the most famous streets in America — by way of the food available on them! Be it Walnut Street in Philadelphia or Mission Street in San Francisco or Magazine Street in New Orleans — our host **Chuck Hughes** will experience the food, history and lore behind these famous streets.


Posted: 10/28/2012 10:42:13 PM

Restaurant Count: 54

Hosted by food critic and journalist **Troy Johnson**, "Crave" takes viewers on a cross-country journey for the most perfect versions of the foods he craves. Enthralled by the culinary wonders surrounding him, Troy will travel anywhere and try anything in pursuit of his obsession. Whether it's pizza and pork or fried chicken and ice cream, Troy is on a quest to discover foods that make his mouth water while taking viewers on his nation-wide expedition to indulge in his food fascinations.

Cupcake Wars

Posted: 11/6/2012 10:57:10 AM

Restaurant Count: 50

Cupcake Wars is a Food Network reality-based competition show hosted by Justin Willman based on creating unique and professional-style cupcakes that began airing in June 2010. The show is similar to its successful Chopped show in that it starts with 4 contestants who are eliminated one by one in 3 rounds. During seasons 1-3, the show's time-slot was Tuesdays at 8 pm, EST, but at the beginning of the 4th season, the time-slot changed to Sundays at 8PM EST. The show also challenges its contestants to create cupcakes with unusual ingredients with the winning team receiving $10,000. Each team consists of a chef and a sous-chef. Cupcake Wars is currently airing its seventh season.

Deep Fried Masters

Posted: 8/5/2014 9:53:03 PM

Restaurant Count: 0

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Diners Drive-Ins and Dives

Posted: 11/6/2012 10:56:53 AM

Restaurant Count: 688

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is an American food television series that premiered in November 2006 on the Food Network. Produced by Page Productions, the program stars and is hosted by Guy Fieri. The show originally began as a one-off special, based on the idea proposed by David Page.

Drinking Made Easy

Posted: 11/28/2012 4:06:56 PM

Restaurant Count: 41

**Drinking Made Easy - The TV Show** Join Zane Lamprey with his buddies Steve McKenna and Pleeplues as they tour the country looking for the best drinks, drinkers, and watering holes on Drinking Made Easy. Each week Zane and Steve will visit a new city and explore it’s history, nightlife, and the local drinking culture. Zane and Steve are on a mission to show what libations and drinking lifestyles this fine nation has to offer and, of course, make drinking easy!

Eat Street

Posted: 4/2/2013 6:09:21 AM

Restaurant Count: 11

Eat Street is a lip-smacking celebration of North America's tastiest, messiest and most irresistible street food. From Tijuana-style tacos served out of an Airstream trailer and pizzas baked in a brick oven on wheels to classic dogs with all the fixins and sirloin burgers slathered in bacon jam -- food cart fare is the hottest trend going. The stars of the show are the vendors -- food mavericks with creative takes on mobile meals and inspiring stories to tell. Seeking out the very best curbside eats all over North America, Eat Street is your grease-stained roadmap to the ultimate street food experience.

Eden Eats

Posted: 12/13/2012 6:30:56 PM

Restaurant Count: 40

Eden Eats, host **Eden Grinshpan** lands in a new city for her 24-hour around-the-world food adventure. Eden travels to a new American city taking only 24 hours to uncover the global culinary scene. She discovers authentic recipes and incredible stories from the locals who make up the backbone of every city and come together to create some of the most delicious food in the world. Eden makes stops in Baltimore, Charlotte, N.C., Honolulu, Nashville, Tenn., Phoenix, San Diego, Salt Lake City and Tampa, FL. In every city, Eden's journey will lead to a mouthwatering adventure, but there is no telling who she'll meet or what she'll eat with only a day to conquer the culinary diversity of each city.

Emerils Florida

Posted: 6/29/2014 8:48:40 AM

Restaurant Count: 4

Emeril's Florida will highlight the Sunshine State through the eyes of Emeril on-location with a focus on food, cooking, events and activities around the state. Throughout the series, Emeril will travel throughout Florida and visit the state's top restaurants and resorts.

Feed the Beast

Posted: 3/19/2013 5:29:25 AM

Restaurant Count: 26

Hosted by 'late night foodie expert' (you can really be an expert in anything these days, I want to be the 'foods that start with the letter 'Q' expert') Mikey Roe, Feed The Beast will explore the best places to eat across the US at an hour when most establishments would be closed. It's a half-hour, weekly series that has Mikey--whose name is far too close to The Discovery Channel's Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame--visit cities known for their nightlife activities to sample "concoctions that can only satisfy a late night palette” not to mention interact with the chefs as well as after-hours clientele.

Food Feuds

Posted: 11/6/2012 10:59:32 AM

Restaurant Count: 32

Food Feuds is a weekly series hosted by Iron Chef Michael Symon that premiered on Food Network October 10, 2010. The show features food rivalries or "feuds" between local restaurants in cities around the United States.

Food Paradise

Posted: 11/27/2012 8:11:27 AM

Restaurant Count: 154

**Food Paradise** is a television series that features the best places to find various cuisines at food locations across America. Each episode focuses on a certain type of restaurant, such as "Diners", "Bars", or "Breakfast" places that people go to find a certain food specialty. New episodes currently air on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel.

Food Wars

Posted: 11/6/2012 10:59:59 AM

Restaurant Count: 46

Food Wars is a weekly Travel Channel series hosted by Camille Ford that debuted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010. The show features restaurant rivalries in cities around the United States, with loyal fans cheering for one of two restaurants that serve one of the city's signature dishes. A blind taste test with five tasters is conducted at the end of each show to decide which restaurant's version of the dish is better.

Heat Seekers

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:01:04 AM

Restaurant Count: 50

For chefs Aarón Sanchez and Roger Mooking, Heat Seekers is a tongue-testing odyssey to discover the most deliciously spicy food across the country — and to figure out why these dishes are so fun to eat.

Man v. Food

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:01:45 AM

Restaurant Count: 187

Man v. Food is an American food reality television series. It premiered on December 3, 2008 on the Travel Channel. The program is hosted by actor and food enthusiast Adam Richman. In each episode, Richman explores the "big food" offerings of a different American city before facing off against a pre-existing eating challenge at a local restaurant. The program airs in syndication at various times during the week.

Man v. Food Nation

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:02:17 AM

Restaurant Count: 99

Man v. Food Nation is the name given to the fourth season of the Travel Channel's Man v. Food, a food reality television series. It premiered at 9 PM ET on June 1, 2011, with a special preview episode, "The Quest Begins", airing at 9 PM ET on May 25, 2011. In this show, host Adam Richman, actor and food enthusiast, travels to various cities around the U.S. to try the signature food dishes of their local eateries. Unlike the previous three seasons of Man v. Food, where he himself took on a pre-existing food challenge at a local restaurant, in this season, Adam recruits residents of the city he visits to take on a food challenge, while he serves as their coach by giving them tips and advice on how to beat their challenges, using the skills he learned previously from his own food challenges.

Meat & Potatoes

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:05:32 AM

Restaurant Count: 56

Rahm Fama is back with another serving of meaty favorites on Meat & Potatoes. In Philadelphia, he visits Iron Chef Jose Garces to sample his signature Whiskey King burger.

No Reservations

Posted: 12/3/2012 8:45:06 AM

Restaurant Count: 19

As he continues to explore every corner of the globe on his Emmy-winning Travel Channel series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, now in its ninth and final season, Tony encounters the weird, wild, and downright outrageous personalities and places that help define what it means to scale the international cultural landscape. Whether it’s eating the raw eyeball off a bloody seal carcass on a kitchen floor, flying through the treetops of Vancouver on a zip line, or hunting for lizards in the desert of Saudi Arabia, Bourdain refuses to yield to middle age or tar-stained lungs when adventure comes calling.

Outrageous Food

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:07:01 AM

Restaurant Count: 57

Tom Pizzica, funny-guy finalist from season six of The Next Food Network Star, is on a mission to find (and create) seriously over-the-top eats.

Pizza Cuz

Posted: 5/14/2013 8:59:24 PM

Restaurant Count: 18

Cousins and best friends, Francis Garcia and Sal Basille opened Artichoke Basille's® in New York City in 2008. Having gotten their hands into the business early working at their family's restaurant, Basille's in Staten Island, the boys and their pizza shop have made more than a name for themselves in Manhattan.

Rachael Ray $40 a Day

Posted: 2/15/2013 9:58:24 PM

Restaurant Count: 201

Pack your bags and loosen your belt. We're hitting the road with host and intrepid tourist Rachael Ray in search of great food. The catch? She's only got $40 a day! With that limited sum, she's going to dine everywhere, from crab shacks to brew pubs to five-star restaurants all over the world, tasting the best and most authentic offerings. All the while, she'll offer countless tips on how you can enjoy gourmet fare on a pauper's budget no matter where your travels take you.

Restaurant Impossible

Posted: 11/28/2012 10:35:46 PM

Restaurant Count: 29

**Restaurant: Impossible** is an American reality television program aired by the Food Network. It is jointly produced by Marc Summers and Shooters TV and stars British chef and restaurateur Robert Irvine, and premiered on January 19, 2011. In each episode, Chef Robert Irvine is given the "mission" of making the impossible possible by renovating a failing restaurant in two days on a $10,000 budget. Irvine is assisted by HGTV designers Taniya Nayak, Vanessa De Leon, Krista Watterworth, Cheryl Torrenueva, Yvette Irene, Nicole Faccuito, or Lynn Keagan along with general contractor Tom Bury. After assessing the problems with the restaurant, Robert Irvine typically creates a plan for the new decor, oversees the cleaning of the restaurant, reduces the size of the menu and improves the food, develops a promotional activity, educates the restaurant's owners, or trains the staff as needed by each restaurant.

Restaurant Takeover

Posted: 7/21/2014 9:32:01 PM

Restaurant Count: 9

Restaurant Takeover challenges two restaurant industry top guns to help rescue a failing restaurant. They've got six days to overhaul and re-launch a local eatery for review by the toughest critics... their customers.

Roadtrip with G. Garvin

Posted: 12/7/2012 5:26:36 PM

Restaurant Count: 84

Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and **host Chef Gerry Garvin, aka G.**, explores the best Southern eats Georgia has to offer. From Atlanta to Savannah and everywhere in between meet the chefs, farmers and fishermen that make Georgia's cuisine some of the best in the world. G discovers the secret to Watershed's fried chicken, makes from scratch blueberry pies, boards a shrimp boat and pulls in the days catch and tracks down what just might be the best hamburger in the entire United States. So get ready to hit the road on a Georgia Road Trip with G. Garvin

Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs

Posted: 11/18/2012 10:05:09 PM

Restaurant Count: 19

Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs brings you into the coolest bars in America for one-of-a-kind cocktails. From neighborhood watering holes to elegant cocktail lounges, Sandra will jump behind the bar to catch all the bartender's best tricks and recipes, head into the kitchen to find out what's cooking, and definitely tip back a few with the regulars. Fun never tasted so good.

Sandwich King

Posted: 12/8/2012 10:05:35 PM

Restaurant Count: 26

Join Food Network Star Season 7 winner Jeff Mauro as he shares his passion for all things sandwiches. For Jeff, sandwiches are much more than something eaten between two pieces of bread, and you'll quickly see why he's fond of saying, "You can make any meal into a sandwich, and any sandwich into a meal."

Sugar High

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:07:56 AM

Restaurant Count: 18

Cake guru, Duff Goldman, is back as he travels across America to find the best desserts in the country.

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:09:02 AM

Restaurant Count: 541

The Best Thing I Ever Ate is a program on the Food Network which premiered on June 22, 2009 (after a preview on June 20). The program originally aired as a one-time special in late 2008. The program consists of chefs picking out their favorite dishes in specific categories.

The Layover

Posted: 12/19/2012 5:49:08 PM

Restaurant Count: 42

In Bourdain’s new series, The Layover, Anthony Bourdain is back like you’ve never seen him before. He is high octane, gritty, caffeinated and traveling with a sense of urgency. Why? Because he has only 24-48 hours to unleash an unpredictable story about a place, a people and their food. Tony will travel through the US, Asia and Europe, and reveal insider tips that only the most seasoned traveler would know.

Throwdown! with Bobby Flay

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:09:38 AM

Restaurant Count: 81

Throwdown! with Bobby Flay is a Food Network television program in which celebrity chef Bobby Flay challenges cooks renowned for a specific dish or type of cooking to a cook-off of their signature dish. At the beginning of each show, Flay receives – via bicycle messenger – a package detailing the chef he is to compete against as well as the dish. Examples of opponents include a skilled chili maker or a famous wedding cake designer. After practicing and preparing the item in question, Flay shows up for a surprise competition (or "Throwdown"). During the competition, both chefs prepare their particular version of the dish, and both are then evaluated by local judges to determine a winner.

Underground BBQ Challenge

Posted: 8/5/2014 9:54:50 PM

Restaurant Count: 0

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Unique Eats

Posted: 11/6/2012 11:11:47 AM

Restaurant Count: 245

**Unique Eats** is a TV series on Cooking Channel about various restaurants across the United States and their signature dishes. The show features talking head interviews with various chefs and food critics who give their judgement about the foods. Each episode focuses on one theme, such as "comfort foods" or "desserts".

United States of Bacon

Posted: 1/7/2013 1:31:06 AM

Restaurant Count: 44

The premise of the show seems a lot like Man vs. Food, just with more bacon. Fisher will search from the mountains, to the prairies for the greatest bacon dish in America. The first season is set for 12 episodes and it has been revealed that the first episode will consist of chunky peanut buttery bacon cheeseburgers, bacon-wrapped meatloaf, bacon apple pie and a restaurant with bacon happy hour. Just when you thought the bacon trend was starting to slowly fade away, BAM! A show that will beat you in the face with bacon!