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7:00 AM

United Tastes of America

Bacon

It's baaaaaack - and dare we say it? - better than ever. No longer the bane of fat-fearing food police, bacon is on every part of the menu these days - including drinks and dessert. Jeffrey Saad will find out why pork bellies are reaching attaining new culinary heights, and squeal on a few of the best bacon-inspired creations in the nation.Read More

7:30 AM

Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs

More Than Meets the Eye

Sandra Lee heads to Epic in the windy city of Chicago, a three-floor restaurant, bar and rooftop lounge, with epic views of the Chicago skyline. She then jets off to NYC, where she discovers Bathtub Gin, a speakeasy tucked away behind a coffee shop. Once inside you're in for a trip back to The Roaring 20's. Then Sandra welcomes you to Hollywood, California! Rock & Reilly's located on the famous Sunset Strip boasts a rich musical history but still serves up rockin' drinks and has a whiskey list that would have you thinking you're in Ireland. Drink up!Read More

8:00 AM

America's Best Bites

Vin De Set

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.Read More

8:30 AM

The Culinary Adventures of Baron Ambrosia

Croquet Challenge of Compton

It's a beautiful day on the field of the Compton Croquet Club, when Baron and friends are rudely interrupted by greedy land developer Phil Badaxster, who threatens to turn the entire city into a giant parking lot. Baron and Badaxster enter into the ultimate croquet challenge -- with Baron fighting to save the community. Badaxster whacks Baron's ball out of the park ... but the game's not over yet. Baron follows his ball all over South L.A., tasting some fried turkey soul tacos in Compton and Indonesian delicacies in Bellflower, before finding his inner Samoan warrior in Long Beach.Read More

9:00 AM

From Spain With Love

The Art of Eating Standing Up

Tapas is more than a type of food in Spain - it's a lifestyle. With tapas comes etiquette and protocol, but "no te preocupes" - don't worry. In this episode, Annie explores the range of tapas enjoyed in Spain and tells viewers everything they need to know about the art of eating standing up. Annie starts with a tapas tour in Sevilla, where these small plates were born and there are now more than 4000 tapas bars; enjoys the pre-dinner ritual of a txikiteo tapas bar crawl through the medieval cobblestone streets of San Sebastian; leaves the hustle and bustle of Spain's cities behind to enjoy simple, traditional tapas in Logrono, a charming town in Spain's Rioja region; and visits TapaC24, a hip, cavernous bar in Barcelona's L'Eixample district, where rock star chef Carles Abellan serves up an avant-garde twist on tapas.Read More

9:30 AM

A Cook's Tour

The French Laundry Experience

Chef Tony Bourdain visits Thomas Keller, who he believes is the finest American chef at French Laundry restaurant in Napa Valley, California. Tony is treated to a special meal ending with a dessert made just for him, a custard made of tobacco leaf and coffee!Read More

10:00 AM

Hook, Line & Dinner

Montauk

Ben heads out to the eastern tip of Long Island, Montauk, to fish for striped bass. Ben fishes for striped bass three ways: from a boat, with fly fisherman Amanda Switzer, from the shore, surfcasting with Gary "The Toad" Stephens, and from the water, skishing with Paul Melnyk. Chef Todd Mitgang of South Edison, grills the bass in his upstart eatery. Ben then goes out with Captain Jamie Quaresimo aboard Miss Montauk to catch porgies, which he brings back to Chef Jennifer Meadows, owner of Fishbar, to help her make a classic grilled whole porgy dish.Read More

10:30 AM

Carnival Eats

Illinois State Fair/Erie County Fair

The Illinois State Fair is one of the longest running fairs in the U.S. and luckily for host Noah Cappe, he's able to sample a taste of Illinois history with the Horseshoe Sandwich: a deep fried pork tenderloin topped with French fries and creamy cheese sauce. Then he puts together an over-the-top deep fried peanut butter sandwich, topped with homemade fluff. Next, Noah travels to New York for the Erie County Fair where he chows down on some local Buffalo favourites like Buffalo Chicken Wing Pizza, Beef on Weck Eggrolls and the Bacon Bomber.Read More

11:00 AM

Brunch at Bobby's

A French Countryside Picnic

Bobby Flay's in the mood for a French Contryside-style brunch picnic. First up, a Tomato Tart drizzled with an fresh herbaceous oil, Orange French Yogurt Cake With a Marmalade Glaze, Home Fries cooked in duck fat, Hard Boiled Eggs With Olive Tapenade. And to drink, he's packing a refreshing, homemade pitcher of Citronnade a la Menthe, a light mint lemonade.Read More

11:30 AM

Cooking for Real

No Ho Hum Holiday

Bring holiday cheer to your table with individual Cornish Hens, seasonal and crunchy Apple, Pear and Walnut salad and Mini Coffee Cakes that wrap up your dinner party in style. This delicious menu will impress your guests with its elegance, and the recipes are amazingly easy to make.Read More

12:00 PM

Not My Mama's Meals

Bobby's Favorites

Comfort food doesn't have to be banned when you're on a diet. With a few tweaks, like using the leanest beef and the freshest peaches, Bobby creates waistline-friendly dishes of Lean Multigrain Goulash and Light Peach Cobbler.Read More

12:30 PM

Kelsey's Essentials

Food Gifts

Kelsey's ultimate gift is one from the heart -- and the kitchen. Kelsey crafts some food gifts you can share with your friends and family, all guaranteed to look and taste delicious: Cherry Pie in a Jar, Vanilla Almonds, Vanilla Sugar and homemade Salted Caramel Sauce complete with a recipe for Caramelitas. Spread some good cheer with delights from your kitchen.Read More

1:00 PM

Forever Summer with Nigella

Red

Nigella Lawson is back and if she has her way, it will be summer forever. In this series, Nigella cooks irresistible summery recipes that can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Featuring food from around the globe, Nigella ventures out of the kitchen to give picnics, barbecues and beach food a touch of her inimitable culinary style. In each episode, Nigella's recipes reflect a different colour with some amazing and unexpected results. Read More

1:30 PM

Extra Virgin

Tuscan Soul Food

One of Debi's oldest friends Fab Five Freddy has lived in Harlem for years and wants to show Debi and Gabriele some of his favorite haunts. They're leaving the girls behind today, so Debi and Gabriele whip up a Torta di Carote for an after-school snack. In Harlem, Freddy introduces them to chef and restaurateur Alexander Smalls. They all head to Alexander's apartment for a delicious dinner of Polenta Incanita with Pork Belly Cubes and Alexander's Black-Eyed Peas and Arugula Salad. Tuscan Soul Food at its finest!Read More

2:00 PM

Everyday Italian

Holiday Cookies

No holiday is complete without an array of colorful, buttery-sweet cookies to nibble. Today, Giada's making batches of her all-time favorite Italian cookies -- Florentines, Fig and Walnut Cookies and Holiday Biscotti -- and wrapping them up as holiday gifts. These are so yummy, it'll be hard to give them away.Read More

2:30 PM

Everyday Italian

Italian Cookie-Swap

For her Italian Cookie Swap party, Giada will prepare some of her favorite holiday cookies. She'll bake Chocolate Citrus Biscotti and Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies. For something unique, she'll deep fry flaky Venetian Carnival Fritters.Read More

3:00 PM

Unique Eats

Hot Spots

Find out what the buzz is all about at these dining hot spots across the country. From a San Francisco legend where they're taking Chinese food and turning it on its head, to a New York City favorite where American classics get a twist, to a cozy Portland, Oregon favorite where the menu changes every night. After this, you'll be calling for a reservation.Read More

 
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3:30 PM

Unique Eats

Nostalgic Noshes

Join us for a trip down memory lane as we discover restaurants serving dishes that reminiscent of the old days, but with a deliciously modern twist. A renowned chef updates the Asian dishes from his childhood. Another takes good old British pub fare and throws in a curveball. And then there are savory pies brought to a whole new level, and American BBQ that will reawaken your taste buds.Read More

4:00 PM

Unique Eats

Adventure

We take you on a gastro-tour of some of the most adventurous efforts in dining today. From a 9-course underground dinner party in Chicago to a double-decker bus serving gourmet comfort food on wheels, to an all-out Beef Seven Ways feast, these unique culinary adventures are not to be missed.Read More

4:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Chicago's Coolest Doughnuts

We take a trip to the Windy City to check out the coolest doughnuts around. One hotspot specializes in huge, super fluffy doughnuts that are so good, they sell out fast. Then there's a full service restaurant that has doughnut and coffee service every morning and has invented a unique and delicious hybrid called the "doughscuit." And you won't want to miss the locale where mini doughnuts are fried fresh all day and can be topped however you want -- or even crumbled into a milkshake!Read More

5:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Pies

Pies, are anything but humble in the hands of these innovative bakers. Whether it's a Seattle shop that imagines pies on sticks or in jars, a San Francisco baker who likes his pies on the spicy side, or pies both deliciously peculiar and uniquely down-home coming from New York City, the pie has arrived.Read More

 
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5:30 PM

Unique Sweets

Frozen Treats

It doesn't matter what the weather is like outside, there is always room for a frozen sweet treat. We take a brain-freezing journey and discover ice cream made with liquid nitrogen, shaved ices drenched in sugary sweet concoctions, unique drinkable concoctions, and cones with a surprise inside.Read More

 
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6:00 PM

Voltaggio Specials

An International Christmas

To honor international Christmas cultures, the Voltaggio Brothers have put together an eclectic menu that unites traditional Christmas dishes from all over the globe. They're starting things off with Greece's cherished Avgolemono Soup and celebrate their own Italian heritage with a Squid Bolognese. While these international traditions create an exciting new take for any home cook, the Voltaggios are also offering American traditions with a decadent Eggnog Creme Brulee that marries the classic French dessert with everyone's favorite holiday drink. It's a trip around the globe to celebrate Christmas in a way never imagined before.Read More

6:30 PM

Eat St.

Monsters and Dogs

First up we're truckin' to Orange County, Calif., for amazing Japanese-style hot dogs with the Dogzilla Truck! Best sellers include the Dogzilla Dog with an all beef frank dressed to the nines in avocado, bacon and housemade teriyaki sauce and the Yaki Dog with cajun pork sausage, stir fried yakisoba noodles and ground aonori seaweed. Next, we visit Montreal, Quebec, where three refined gentlemen are bringing good ol' messy Barbecue Sandwiches to the streets at the Pas d'cochon Dans Mon Salon truck. Then in Calgary, Alberta, a bad ass lil' truck called Braizen is dishing out big, flavourful, international cuisine that locals just can't get enough of! Best sellers include Jerk Chicken Sliders with all the sweet heat of the islands. Final stop is in St. Paul at the Fork In The Road Truck for warm and fuzzy comfort food on the go such as a Smokin' Hot Buffalo Chicken Sandwich with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing and a Spicy Pork Taco with Lime and Jalapeno Coleslaw.Read More

7:00 PM

Unique Eats

Food by Fire

This takes food back to its roots - cooked by open flames but in new and inspiring ways. We discover the most unique dish to come out of the ashes, dive into Dungeness Crab from a coal stoked grill, savor skewers licked by flames, and devour delights from a wood burning oven.Read More

7:30 PM

Unwrapped

Greetings From L.A.

Today, we're heading to the city where the celebrities live and eat. Discover how food becomes the star at a food-styling class, climb aboard a cruise ship to taste California's "best" shake, and visit "the last great hamburger stand." Then, take a trip to the past at a restaurant famous for serving the stars of Hollywood's golden era and shop for a little bit of everything at the original Farmers' Market. Plus, stop by a bakery that's making celebrities' favorite cupcakes.Read More

8:00 PM

Dinner: Impossible

Robert and Guy's Holiday Havoc

On a special holiday edition of Dinner: Impossible, Robert is surprised when Guy Fieri pops up to deliver an extreme holiday mission. Robert and Guy join forces with Share our Strength to give members of the Santa Rosa Boys and Girls Clubs a day they'll never forget.Read More

9:00 PM

Cupcake Wars

Tree Lighting

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured at a star-studded holiday tree lighting ceremony in the heart of Hollywood.Read More

10:00 PM

Unique Sweets

Awesome Asheville Sweets

We're in Asheville, North Carolina, for some amazing sweet treats. At the speakeasy called Nightbell, you could have dinner and drinks, or you could just skip straight to dessert. They're taking traditional Southern dishes, adding a little culinary magic, and turning them into bite sized morsels that will surprise and satisfy. Then at the local hang out called The Hop, they've come up with the most unique yet delicious ice cream flavors you could imagine. Finally, just outside Asheville, there's Ruth and Ranshaw, where they puts all the flavors of your favorite southern treats into a jar and make an amazing pecan pie that's anything but traditional.Read More

 
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10:30 PM

Unique Eats

Americana

Classic American fare gets the royal treatment at these extraordinary spots. Heavy-Metal inspired burgers piled high with the works, mouth-watering, stick-to-your-ribs barbecue in Brooklyn, a downtown L.A. hotspot taking American desserts to new heights, and the creamiest, craziest ice cream creations you can fit on a cone. Read More

 
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12:00 AM

Dinner: Impossible

Robert and Guy's Holiday Havoc

On a special holiday edition of Dinner: Impossible, Robert is surprised when Guy Fieri pops up to deliver an extreme holiday mission. Robert and Guy join forces with Share our Strength to give members of the Santa Rosa Boys and Girls Clubs a day they'll never forget.Read More

1:00 AM

Cupcake Wars

Tree Lighting

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured at a star-studded holiday tree lighting ceremony in the heart of Hollywood.Read More

2:00 AM

Unique Sweets

Awesome Asheville Sweets

We're in Asheville, North Carolina, for some amazing sweet treats. At the speakeasy called Nightbell, you could have dinner and drinks, or you could just skip straight to dessert. They're taking traditional Southern dishes, adding a little culinary magic, and turning them into bite sized morsels that will surprise and satisfy. Then at the local hang out called The Hop, they've come up with the most unique yet delicious ice cream flavors you could imagine. Finally, just outside Asheville, there's Ruth and Ranshaw, where they puts all the flavors of your favorite southern treats into a jar and make an amazing pecan pie that's anything but traditional.Read More

 
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2:30 AM

Unique Eats

Americana

Classic American fare gets the royal treatment at these extraordinary spots. Heavy-Metal inspired burgers piled high with the works, mouth-watering, stick-to-your-ribs barbecue in Brooklyn, a downtown L.A. hotspot taking American desserts to new heights, and the creamiest, craziest ice cream creations you can fit on a cone. Read More

 
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