Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry "G." Garvin travels through Georgia exploring the tastes of the South.
Season 3, Episode 2

Connecticut

G. Garvin heads to Connecticut searching for southern-inspired dishes. He starts his road trip at Mama's Boy Southern Table and Refuge in Norwalk where they're putting their own fresh spin on some traditional Southern classics like their Es

Friday
Jan 13
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Best of New York

On this road trip, G. Garvin sets off to find some of the best Southern-inspired food the Empire State has to offer. First he heads to Harlem, where Chef Ayala Donchin serves up decadent desserts at Evelyn's Kitchen where specialties includ

Friday
Jan 13
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Ann Arbor

G. Garvin searches for a taste of the south in Ann Arbor, MI. The first stop is Grange Kitchen and Bar, a local eatery that is serving up specialties like Fried Pig Head and Deep Fried Apple Pie. Then it's off to Ron's Road House to taste s

Friday
Jan 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Oahu

G. Garvin hits the streets in Hawaii and meets up with the owner of Dat Cajun Guy Food Truck who prepares a New Orleans-style jambalaya that brings Bourbon Street straight to Oahu. Then he heads to Monkey Pod for a juicy pulled pork sandwich and classic down-home kale salad, topped off with their take on strawberry cream pie. G. ends his trip at Hughley's Southern Cuisine where a military vet is serving up traditional soul food like smothered pork chops and gravy, mashed potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Friday
Jan 13
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Atlanta

G. Garvin heads to his hometown of Atlanta sampling some of its culinary delights starting with shrimp and grits at Local Three before satisfying his sweet tooth with red velvet cake at A Piece of Cake. He tops off the day with some inventive cocktails and fried chicken from JCT Kitchen.

Friday
Jan 20
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

Philadelphia

G. Garvin samples the unique eats of Philadelphia starting with red velvet waffles and pineapple upside-down bread pudding. Next, he has the best oxtail and gravy in town before trying the famous Philly Cheesesteak Cookie.

Thursday
Mar 2
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 2

Connecticut

G. Garvin heads to Connecticut searching for southern-inspired dishes. He starts his road trip at Mama's Boy Southern Table and Refuge in Norwalk where they're putting their own fresh spin on some traditional Southern classics like their Es

Thursday
Apr 6
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Ft. Lauderdale

G. Garvin travels to Ft. Lauderdale on a mission that only he can accomplish. First, G. hits the high seas with Captain Jay and cooks up the catch of the day, Fried Fish with Spicy Mayo and Cheesy Grits. His next stop is Hot & Soul where a husband-and-wife team are serving up Southern comfort specialties with a twist, like their Gnaughty Gnocchi with oxtail. Then at Southern Swank, G. heads into the kitchen and learns how to make their famous Smoked Beer Can Chicken.

Thursday
Apr 6
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 5

Miami

G. Garvin is searching for Southern classics in Miami, FL, and begins at Crackers where he cooks up tender Maple Glazed Pork Chops with a side of Buttery Sweet Potato Mash. The road trip then takes him to Swine where he gets a lesson in how

Thursday
Apr 6
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 7

The Big Island

G. Garvin heads to Hawaii and hooks up with the King of Kona's culinary scene, Sam Choy. Their first stop is Kaaloa's Super J's where they specialize in Lau Lau, a dish made with slow cooked pork and cabbage. Next stop is Big Jake's Island B-B-Q, where the Texas-style barbecue has customers lining up to taste some of their famous ribs, brisket and chicken. Then it's on to Umeke's for traditional Hawaiian Poke served up with lots of love! G. ends the day at a traditional Hawaiian luau, where he gets a hands-on experience creating the perfect southern-inspired menu under the stars.

Thursday
Apr 6
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 8

Oahu

G. Garvin hits the streets in Hawaii and meets up with the owner of Dat Cajun Guy Food Truck who prepares a New Orleans-style jambalaya that brings Bourbon Street straight to Oahu. Then he heads to Monkey Pod for a juicy pulled pork sandwich and classic down-home kale salad, topped off with their take on strawberry cream pie. G. ends his trip at Hughley's Southern Cuisine where a military vet is serving up traditional soul food like smothered pork chops and gravy, mashed potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Thursday
Apr 6
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Best of Georgia

G. Garvin's hitting the best of Georgia stopping at Atlanta's Yeah! Burger for a bison burger, Decatur's Brick Store Pub for fish, chips and craft beer then Roswell's Fickle Pickle for a fried green tomato sandwich.

Friday
Apr 14
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Down Home

G. Garvin gets a taste of the south when he works on a goat farm in Franklin, TN, heads to a restaurant where tea is the star in Louisville, KY, and gets a tour of the bourbon process with a cooking lesson in Bardstown, KY.

Friday
Apr 14
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 9

Southern California

G. Garvin travels to Southern California and meets up with Chef David Lefevre of MB Post to pick farm fresh items for their mixed greens veggie salad and then whips up their signature bacon cheddar biscuits. Across town in Inglewood is The Serving Spoon, where a husband and wife team is keeping Southern traditions alive out west. They put G. to work in the kitchen to whip up their top breakfast picks, salmon croquettes, and one of G.'s favorites, fish and grits.

Friday
May 19
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 10

Las Vegas

G. Garvin heads to Las Vegas where his favorite places hit the jackpot. The first stop is Hash House A Go Go where the chef lays out the biggest crispy hand-hammered pork tenderloin you've ever seen, fried and topped with a barbecue cream sauce. At Sandy Valley Ranch, G. gets to be a cowboy for the day, complete with gear, lassoing and riding horses. After working up an appetite, G. and Cowboy Dan make steaks, baked beans and cornbread cooked to perfection in the outdoors. The last stop is Pink Box Doughnuts where Chef Rodney has merged sweet and savory flavors for an unbelievable doughnut-making lesson and tasting for G.

Friday
May 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Washington, DC

G. Garvin visits the nation's capital and starts his culinary adventure at Sixth Engine, a firehouse turned restaurant, where they merge the tastes of the north and south in a Grilled Shrimp and Black-Eyed Pea dish and feed some hungry local firefighters. Then it's a stop at Birch and Barley where a husband and wife team is bringing innovative flavors to the city with their Honey Glazed Duck and an artisanal French toast dessert that G. helps to make. G.'s last stop is Boundary Road, an American bistro cooking up unique meals like Brick Chicken and collard greens.

Friday
May 19
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 13

G's West Coast

G. Garvin heads west for a culinary adventure that begins in Vegas. First stop is Eat, where Chef Natalie Young adds a little Southern comfort to her menu and serves up a chicken-fried steak meal that will satisfy even the hungriest patron. Then it's off to Los Angeles to Grub to meet two fun and spunky female chefs who've taken breakfast to a new level with their Big Flippin' Pancake and Ooh La La Egg Sandwich. G. wraps up this road trip with a stop at Feed Body and Soul in Venice where he samples an amazing Sweet Potato Spread and a rotisserie pork loin, then washes it down with an organic cocktail called The Bee's Knees.

Friday
May 19
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Houston

G. Garvin heads to Houston for a reminder of what true Texas barbecue is. At Tin Roof, a family-friendly spot with live entertainment and a father/son team working the smokers, G., tastes a unique sandwich called the Texas Cheese Steak and tons of fixin's. The Original Kolache Shoppe makes these Czech pastries like no other. And a new spin on barbecue, provided by the custom-made smokers at Pitmaker, where G. and owner Victor make a perfect surf-n-turf.

Friday
May 19
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

Asheville

In the mountains of North Carolina is the gorgeous hidden gem Asheville. G. Garvin takes in the sights by ziplining through Appalachia before landing in the sophisticated kitchen at Cucina 24 where Chef and owner Brian Canipeli teaches him how to make ravioli from scratch. G. then explores the local scene gathering fresh ingredients at Chop Shop Butchery, Blue Water Seafood, the local farmers' market and a local brewery. He makes a great meal for all the shop owners he met along the way.

Friday
May 19
9:30am | 8:30c

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G. Garvin

Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry "G." Garvin travels throughout the country to savor the varied and delicious tastes of the South.