WITH NATALIE FORTE
Eat your way across the country with our picks for the best restaurants and dishes.
Toast to the country's hidden food gems with delicious recipes from the show.
America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte goes big-game hunting on the streets of Chicago and discovers Frontier, a cross between rustic lodge and sports bar! New Orleans born Chef Brian Jupiter brings Cajun flavors to some of his exotic offerings. We feature Elk Chop, Chicken Wings and Powdered Doughnut Beignets.
America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte discovers a classic French Bistro infused with a touch of Havana just 40 miles north of Chicago. Chef Gabriel Viti brings an intense discipline to everything he does, from cooking to mountain climbing to marathon running! "Tres, tres bien" describes the whole experience at Miramar Bistro! We feature Crespelle, Bouillabaisse and Steak Frites.
America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte discovers an almost-downtown St Louis rooftop gem sitting on the third floor of a restored malt house. Chef Ivy Magruder creates upscale, yet approachable fare that boasts an American twist on Southern French cuisine. We feature Game Hen with Cassoulet, Mussels Basque and Eggplant Napoleon.
America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte finds herself in the Bratwurst Capital of Sheboygan, Wisconsin experiencing authentic Italian cooking! Chef Stefano Viglietti has combined his grandmother's recipes with a lifetime of trips to Italy in order to produce mouth-watering food that transports you to the Italian countryside! We feature Cotoletta di Maide Con Guanciale, Orecchiette della Nonna and Insalata Rustica.
America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte discovers what happens when an Indiana boy goes to culinary school, works in top restaurants and returns home to fulfill his dream of becoming a butcher! Chef Chris Eley shows us the results of his successful foray into the butchering, curing and smoking world! We feature the Batali Sandwich, Rabbit Sugo and Chesnut and White Bean Puree.
America's Best Bites Host Natalie Forte discovers a mecca for exquisite comfort food that's artfully reinvented in West County St Louis! Chef Justin Haifley brings major culinary credentials back to his hometown and partners with some of his high school buddies at Tavern. We feature Char Sui Pork Steak, Ricotta Gnudi with Oxtail Ragout and Pigs Under a Blanket.
America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte discovers Milwaukee's favorite example of subdued elegance in a renovated 19th century feed store! Chef Peggy Magister substituted a Chef's toque for a nurse's cap to do what she always wanted to do...cook! We feature Caramelized Garlic & Goat Cheese Tart, Jasmine Tea-glazed Salmon and Lemon Curd Tart with sourdough-pretzel crust.
Sundays at 9pm ET