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.

Season 3 Web-Exclusive Videos

What's the Dill with These Pickles?

Meet a NYC-born pickle lover who ate so many pickles, it was cheaper to start his own pickle business.
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Pooyie! Poutine

Chuck finds a Lafayette truck that's putting a Cajun twist on his hometown favorite poutine.
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Thriving at the Drive-In

Jim's Drive-In's been churning out fried green tomato sandwiches since the 50s –– and they have it down
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Bacon and Caviar

A jambalaya's holy trinity of mirepoix gets elevated to a holy heptad by adding in four smoked meats.
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Honky-Approved Steamed Buns

Is it the pork fat that makes Birmingham's Shindig truck's pork belly buns so tight?
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Mexican HOTT Chocolate

A good indication of awesome hot chocolate is it starting with the grinding of raw cocao beans.
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The Greatest Joe on Earth 12 Videos

Austin's Lulu B's truck has a way of making coffee taste like chocolate.

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Season 2, Episode 2

Big D, Little Street

Dallas, Texas, has a big reputation, but on the other side of the river, in the little neighborhood of Bishop Arts, is the center of the best food scene in Big D. Everyone goes crazy for the little pasta and salumi spot called Lucia, where chef David Uygur shows Chuck how to use a hand-cranked machine to churn out the bigoli pasta that accompanies duck ragout. At German-influenced Lockhart Smokehouse, Chuck learns the history of legendary Texas barbecue from pitmaster Will Fleishman who serves up both brisket and shoulder clod. Dessert is handmade, artisanal chocolate "salami" at chef Katherine Clapner's simple, storefront lovingly called Dude, Sweet Chocolate. How sweet it is.

Friday
Jan 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Boy Meets Birmingham

These days, Birmingham, Ala., is known for great cooking, especially in the historic neighborhood of Five Points South. Chuck starts his foray into Southern cooking at Highlands Bar and Grill, where the chef/owner, Frank Stitt, treats Chuck to his signature dish of baked grits with parmesan-thyme sauce, wild mushrooms and country ham. Next, Chef Jan Moon shows Chuck how to make ice cream sandwiches with oatmeal cookies at her food truck, Dreamcakes. At the French-inspired Chez Fonfon, Chef Adam Grusin prepares a kale and egg salad tartine after playing the quick game of boule. Chef James Boyce showcases Gulf seafood at Veranda on Highland, where he and Chuck prepare a crab, avocado and blood orange salad. Last, Chuck stops at Melt, a food truck where Paget Pizitz and Joey Dickerson make over 25 different grilled cheese sandwiches, including the Black and Blue featuring steak and blue cheese.

Friday
Jan 27
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 1

Hudson Valley Hot Spot

The small village of Rhinebeck, N.Y., is a hundred miles north of New York City, has less than 3,000 inhabitants and over a dozen delicious eateries. Across Route 9, Chuck tastes the bounty of the Hudson Valley, first at Le Petit Bistro, where Chef Joseph Dalu uses a global inspiration to create an Asian Fried Oyster dish. Chef Josh Kroner from Terrapin brings Chuck to get maple syrup direct from the tree for his Maple-Brined Pork Chops with Apple Jack Demi-Glace and Maple-Bacon Almonds. And just next door at Gigi Trattoria, Chef Laura Pensiero creates healthy dishes that taste decadent. On the edge of town, Chuck finds Cinnamon, where owner Shiwanti Ridyarathna and her chef husband, Charminda, make South Indian and Sri Lankan dishes.

Friday
Mar 17
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 6

Little Osaka, a Lot of LA

In West Los Angeles, Sawtelle Boulevard is the main street of Little Osaka, where a new world of influences is turning this street into a hotbed of California cuisine. At Mizu 212, owner Irene Paek teaches Chuck how to cook his own beef, seafood and veggies in a pot of bubbling seaweed broth using chopsticks and an array of fun condiments. Next, Chuck indulges his sweet tooth on snow cream at Blockheads Shavery where Alex Yu and his partners create incredibly tasty frozen treats that combine the best qualities of shaved ice and ice cream. At Bar Hayama Chef Toshi Sugiura teaches cooking students how to make authentic Japanese sushi. Chuck joins the class and tries his hand building the Haneda roll. Last, Chuck visits Primo's Donuts, where Ralph and Celia Primo have been making buttermilk and cake donuts since the Eisenhower administration, and they're not showing any signs of slowing down!

Friday
Mar 17
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Motor City Meals

Everybody loves a comeback story, and Detroit has one of the best. The city that gave us Motown and muscle cars also has people with grit, pride and food traditions they stick with through thick and thin. To find them, Chuck Hughes follows Michigan Avenue to Slow's Bar-B-Q where Chef Brian Perrone pairs smoked St. Louis ribs with potato salad. At Hygrade Deli, Stuart Litt teaches Chuck about the art of meat with a triple-decker roast beef sandwich, aka the "Packing House." At La Pita, Chef Hassan Hamid introduces Chuck to Lebanese home cooking with a dish called Melokhieh, made with Egyptian mallow leaves. Then, he hitches a ride with Brenda Matthews who distributes fresh produce throughout city neighborhoods by way of a mobile market called Peaches and Greens. Finally, Chuck cooks up a Motown classic -- a grilled bologna sandwich with a "smosh" of potato chips -- with Chef Ariel Millan at Mercury Burger & Bar.

Friday
Apr 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Food with a View

In cold remote Alaska, the views are amazing as the food. Chuck heads to Fourth Avenue in Anchorage to sample local favorites like traditional Russian dumplings called pelmenis and reindeer sausage (sorry Santa!). After Chuck goes fishing for salmon, Chef Reuben Gerber applies exceptional creativity to the native ingredient, pan-searing the fish with an orange gastrique high above the city in the Crow's Nest restaurant. Finally, Chuck enjoys a sweet rhubarb and strawberry popsicle from Kaity Reiley's vintage bike equipped with a cooler side car, called PopCycle. Even in summer the goodness of Alaska is best enjoyed frozen!

Friday
Apr 21
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 7

Boy Meets Birmingham

These days, Birmingham, Ala., is known for great cooking, especially in the historic neighborhood of Five Points South. Chuck starts his foray into Southern cooking at Highlands Bar and Grill, where the chef/owner, Frank Stitt, treats Chuck to his signature dish of baked grits with parmesan-thyme sauce, wild mushrooms and country ham. Next, Chef Jan Moon shows Chuck how to make ice cream sandwiches with oatmeal cookies at her food truck, Dreamcakes. At the French-inspired Chez Fonfon, Chef Adam Grusin prepares a kale and egg salad tartine after playing the quick game of boule. Chef James Boyce showcases Gulf seafood at Veranda on Highland, where he and Chuck prepare a crab, avocado and blood orange salad. Last, Chuck stops at Melt, a food truck where Paget Pizitz and Joey Dickerson make over 25 different grilled cheese sandwiches, including the Black and Blue featuring steak and blue cheese.

Friday
Apr 21
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Music City Meals

Nashville will always be known as Music City, but 8th Avenue is center stage for the artists whose instruments are skillets and stoves. Chuck starts with the fiery soul food favorite called hot chicken at Bolton's Spicy Chicken and Fish where Bolton and Dollye Matthews firmly believe that the dish will perk you up and cure your sinus problems. At the restaurant called Flyte, Chef Matthew Lackey celebrates Tennessee produce with seasonal cooking, like fresh radish, carrot and onion grilled alongside local, organic steak. Next, Chuck stops in at Eighth & Roast where Lesa Wood and her highly trained baristas have perfected the art of coffee. Finally, at Bella Nashville, chef/owners Dave Cuomo and Emma Berkey not only show Chuck how to make artisanal pizza with heirloom grains and 15-year old starter, they also treat him to a concert by their folk band.

Friday
Apr 21
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 10

Mountain State Surprise

Chuck explores the heavenly cooking deep in the Allegheny Mountains on Washington Street in Lewisburg, W.V. His first stop is at Stella's Tea House where he digs in to Chef Samantha Hall's sticky toffee pudding. Next, he visits a historic landmark that dates back to 1778, Greenbriar Resort, where Chef Bryan Skelding prepares a 14oz veal chop with cheddar grits and fresh veggies. At The Bakery, Sandy Carter makes a jalapeno bagel that rivals any bagel from New York -- or Montreal. Last, Chuck stops by the Livery where Chef Michel Neutlings prepares an Appalachian-style dish with roasted quail, wild rice, apples and fig.

Friday
Jun 16
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Boy Meets Birmingham

These days, Birmingham, Ala., is known for great cooking, especially in the historic neighborhood of Five Points South. Chuck starts his foray into Southern cooking at Highlands Bar and Grill, where the chef/owner, Frank Stitt, treats Chuck to his signature dish of baked grits with parmesan-thyme sauce, wild mushrooms and country ham. Next, Chef Jan Moon shows Chuck how to make ice cream sandwiches with oatmeal cookies at her food truck, Dreamcakes. At the French-inspired Chez Fonfon, Chef Adam Grusin prepares a kale and egg salad tartine after playing the quick game of boule. Chef James Boyce showcases Gulf seafood at Veranda on Highland, where he and Chuck prepare a crab, avocado and blood orange salad. Last, Chuck stops at Melt, a food truck where Paget Pizitz and Joey Dickerson make over 25 different grilled cheese sandwiches, including the Black and Blue featuring steak and blue cheese.

Friday
Aug 11
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 5

Phoenix Feasting

Standing tall above the beautiful Arizona desert is Camelback Mountain, and, at the base of it, sits Camelback Road and the heart of the Phoenix food scene. Chuck first samples chef Beau McMillan's Red Dragon shrimp with sesame rice, avocado and kimchee mango prepared high up on the mountain at Elements. Chuck gorges on the Sasquatch Burger that Chef Aaron May turns out at The Lodge. Next, Chef Mark Tarbell shows Chuck how to forage for local cactus for delicious vegetarian tacos at his restaurant, Tarbell's. Last, Chuck gets an unexpected treat at FuFu Cuisine, where Chef Ester Mbaikambey specializes in hearty comfort food from her native Africa, including a goat stew and a starchy side dish made from yam flour.

Friday
Aug 11
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Planet Portland

The food culture in Portland, Ore., is famous for being casual, quirky and totally amazing and Chuck checks out the good food on Division Street. Despite the notorious rain, chuck finds sunshine in the Monte Cristo sandwich with an egg on top at Chef Jenn Louis' Sunshine Tavern. At Sen Yai, Chef Andy Ricker specializes in mythbusting Americans' view of Thai food. Next, Chuck stops in at Woodsmen Tavern to sample chef Andrew Gregory's lamb skewers with romesco and pea salad. Chuck's last stop is at Block + Tackle, where chef Robert Lucas makes delicious old-fashioned Oregon seafood dishes like crispy fried cod sandwiches with tartar sauce and brioche buns.

Friday
Sep 15
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 11

Vancouver Cool

The epicenter of Vancouver, Canada's, fashion, sidewalk society and a lot of really good food is on Robson Street. Chuck's first stop is at Forage, where Chef Chris Whittaker features fresh, local seafood, like BC's chum salmon. Next, Chuck ventures into an izakaya, a Japanese pub with a killer kitchen. At Hapa, Chef Tomoki Yamasaki shows Chuck how to prepare spicy pork ishi-yaki. Next, Chef Ned Bell, from the restaurant Yew, takes Chuck fishing for spot prawns, which they use to make a lightly pickled ceviche right on the boat dock. At Japadog, Chuck samples two hot dogs with tasty toppings, one that features teriyaki sauce, Japanese mayonnaise and seaweed and the other which is a spicy, Japanese version of a chili dog.

Friday
Sep 15
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Best of the Blue Ridge

On any list of the most food-friendly towns in America, Asheville, N.C., figures high in the rankings. There's great eating everywhere, but nowhere more so than on Biltmore Avenue. Chuck Hughes is in for a treat at his first stop, The Blackbird, where pastry chef Roslyn Taubman bakes a decadent and uniquely Southern coconut cake. Then it's off to the largest privately-owned house in America, the Biltmore Estate, which is more than just a beautifully preserved relic of the Gilded Age. It's also where Chef Damien Cavicchi prepares historic meals, specifically smoked lamb with corn bread, grilled plums and brown butter vinaigrette. At Tomato Jam Cafe, Chuck gets a lesson in southern cooking from chef Daniel Wright when he bakes cat head biscuits with the eponymous tomato jam. Last, Chef Laurey Masterton introduces Chuck to the local produce, and the local producers, namely honey bees, whose bounty she uses to make honey-glazed pork tenderloin with fresh peach salsa.

Friday
Nov 3
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Charleston Chew

Between great food and good manners, Charleston, S.C., has a lot to brag about. "Holy City" used to be its nickname, but these days "Hungry City" is just as appropriate. Chuck tastes the best of Charleston's rivers, farms, oceans and marshes where they all converge on King Street. At The Grocery, Chef Kevin Johnson roasts softshell crab and fresh asparagus in a wood-fired oven. Chuck discovers the Lowcountry classic Frogmore Stew at Chef Michelle Weaver's elegant Charleston Grill. At Butcher & Bee, Chef Stuart Tracy shows Chuck how to make a sandwich with chorizo and guacamole and then it's off to Glazed for gourmet doughnuts filled with local goat cheese, seasonal berries and lavender glaze.

Friday
Nov 3
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Caribbean Surf and Turf

San Juan has tropical produce, Atlantic and Caribbean seafood, and Chuck tastes it all on Fortaleza Street. At Aguaviva, Chef Hector Cresto teaches Chuck how to catch spiny lobster in the ocean and then turn it into delicious ceviche with coconut cream and lime. At Siglo XX, chef Olga Flores and Chuck use an enormous 54-inch paella pan to make seafood paella for 80. At Cafe El Punto, Alejandro Jeffs teaches Chuck how to make a traditional mofongo with skirt steak that rivals that of any Puerto Rican grandmother. Then Chuck washes it down with coconut water straight from the source at Santana Nubios' street stall, Cocos Frios.

Friday
Nov 3
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

L.A.'s Island Paradise

Catalina Island is a unique place, with species of plants and animals that are found nowhere else on earth. You can find them, however, on diners' plates all along Crescent Avenue, a hotspot for cruise ship tourists and foodies alike. Lloyd's of Avalon is famous for caramel apples, and Taylor Wilson shows Chuck how to make their iconic creation replete with all the trimmings. Chuck stops in to Steve's Steakhouse where Chef Frank Blair prepares stuffed Channel Island swordfish and garlic mashed potatoes. At Cafe Metropole, Chuck and Pam Albers forage for wild fennel to incorporate into her cole slaw and deconstructed elote salads. Finally, Chuck can't resist the fried sea bass and French fries that Miguel Tejeda prepares at Avalon Seafood.

Friday
Nov 3
8:30am | 7:30c

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Chuck Hughes

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