Giles Coren, the restaurant critic for The London Times, has eaten at the world's finest restaurants, but, as a critic, nothing excites him more than discovering a hidden gem, a place that's doing everything right, but not getting the recognition it deserves. So Giles packs his bags, hops across the pond, and goes city-to-city to discover some of North America's most enticing restaurants. In each city, he samples meals from five worthy restaurants and thrusts one lucky winner into the limelight by giving it his million dollar review.
Season 1, Episode 1


Restaurant critic and man of the world Giles Coren admittedly knows very little about Toronto, Canada, and its rapidly growing food scene. There to taste for himself, will he be surprised at the skill and attitudes of Toronto chefs?

Mar 9
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2


Giles Coren celebrates his love of food, (and yes, Rocky) in a city known to the world simply as "Philly." He discovers whether the food scene is ready to step out of New York City's shadow, and shed its blue-collar reputation.

Mar 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Charleston, South Carolina

Giles Coren secretly wants to live the life of a Southern gentleman, but, the mint juleps will have to wait. His million dollar mission in Charleston, South Carolina, is to see if the city can live up to its much-hyped reputation as one of the most exciting places to eat in North America.

Mar 9
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

St. John's, Newfoundland

Amidst the booming economy of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, its food scene has gone crazy. But, is its day of reckoning at hand? Giles Coren travels to what he describes as "a rock in the middle of the Atlantic ocean" to determine whether the restaurants are anywhere close to being the real deal. Can he ever be convinced that Newfoundland is NOT the end of the known world?

Mar 9
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5


Founded in 1636, Providence embodies a uniquely independent spirit. It's also noted for a restaurant scene so strong, it's leading the city out of recession. Giles Coren finds out if Providence's food is really that good.

Mar 9
9am | 8c

About the Host

Giles Coren

Giles Coren is the restaurant critic for The London Times. His good opinion is said to be worth a million dollars to those restaurants graced with his words of approval.