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

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

Charleston

G. Garvin explores Charleston, SC, a lovely busy city with a passion for quality and tradition. G. and Chef Chris Stewart of the Glass Onion cook a fresh and sophisticated pork belly dish. Tammy Karsada opens up her shop, Cakes by Kasarda, to G. when they make a fun cake from scratch. G. is then taken on a Lowcountry adventure with Shane Ziegler where they round up the seafood they'll need for a classic boil.

Friday
Jan 20
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Austin

With a saying like "Keep Austin Weird," G. Garvin dives headfirst into the young and hip local food scene in Austin, TX, to see just what makes it special. Since you can't visit Austin without going to a food truck, G. gets to work at Tenderland, where he helps to make their fried pork tenderloin sandwich. He then makes a pit stop at Hoover's Soular Food Trailer where he tastes raw and healthy versions of Southern favorites. Lastly, G. heads to Frank where first bartender Tara shares The Red-Headed Stranger, the restaurant's take on a Bloody Mary before he works with head chef Jody on the jackalope sausage, a mix of jack rabbit and antelope.

Friday
Jan 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

San Francisco

G. Garvin is checking out the eats in San Francisco starting with a fried catfish po' boy at Brenda's Soul Food. Next, he cracks crabs for customers at the legendary Alioto's before trying a unique duck dish at Hops and Hominy.

Thursday
Mar 2
7:30am | 6:30c
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 1

New York City

G. Garvin heads to New York in search of big Southern flavors. First, it's Texas-style barbecue at Mighty Quinn's Barbeque, where the chef is serving up juicy slow-cooked ribs, brisket and chicken. Then it's off to Bell Book and Candle where G. picks fresh vegetables from a roof-top garden to top off succulent pork belly and crispy buttermilk fried chicken. G. finishes his trip at Double Wide and has fun mixing up their signature Southern-inspired cocktails like Sweet Tea Bourbon Lemonade and the Dirty South Martini.

Thursday
Apr 6
2pm | 1c
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 to make Key Lime Pie, a Miami favorite, and gets a taste of their famous dish: the Hoppin' Jack Rabbit. G. wraps things up downtown at Batch Gastropub for some of the best Pork Belly in town and a taste of their specially blended cocktails.

Thursday
Apr 6
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 6

Louisville

G. Garvin is in Louisville, KY, sampling some local favorite restaurant fare like slow-cooked black bean oxtail with lima beans, pork belly BLT sandwiches, classic diner fare and classic Louisville burgoo stew.

Friday
Apr 14
8:30am | 7:30c
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 3, Episode 10

Best of the Midwest

G. Garvin tours the Midwest starting in South Bend, IN, at Cordance where they're turning out unique dishes like Pig Face Flatbread and Ham Hock Cupcakes. Then it's off to Carriage House in Chicago for a modern take on Lowcountry cooking. G. joins Chef Mark Steuer to bring the South up north with dishes like sweet bread, oyster roast and fried chicken with bread and butter pickles, sweet potato hot sauce and local honey. The trip ends in Ypsilanti, MI, at Cuppy's where G. samples the best of Southern comfort food -- everything from catfish and collards to meat loaf and fried okra.

Friday
Sep 8
7:30am | 6:30c
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 include their cupcakes and signature Pudgies. Next, he heads to Peaches in Brooklyn where they take Southern hospitality to a whole new level with mouthwatering dishes like the Black Skillet Chicken. G. wraps up his trip at Rye Roadhouse in Rye, NY, for some authentic Cajun specialties including the popular blackened alligator.

Friday
Sep 8
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 13

Rhode Island

On this road trip, G. Garvin sets out to find Southern specialties in Rhode Island. First stop is Bistro 22 for seared scallops over grit cakes, and "breakfast in jar," a dish made with house smoked bacon, crispy potato, short rib and a poached egg. Next, Succotash, for a brisket sandwich that's loaded with so much love, you need a knife and fork to eat it! G. brings it on home at Haven Brothers Diner, a Rhode Island institution that's serving up guilty pleasures like their "triple murder burger," three juicy burger patties topped with bacon and a whole lot of fixin's. He washes it all down with their delicious homemade coffee milk shake.

Friday
Sep 8
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Thursday
Nov 9
7am | 6c
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.

Thursday
Nov 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Nashville

G. Garvin is trying Nashville's best meals including pork loin, greens and mac and cheese from Lockeland Table, hot chicken from 400 Degrees Hot Chicken and caps off the trip with fried chicken livers from John A's Restaurant.

Thursday
Nov 9
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Charleston

G. Garvin explores Charleston, SC, a lovely busy city with a passion for quality and tradition. G. and Chef Chris Stewart of the Glass Onion cook a fresh and sophisticated pork belly dish. Tammy Karsada opens up her shop, Cakes by Kasarda, to G. when they make a fun cake from scratch. G. is then taken on a Lowcountry adventure with Shane Ziegler where they round up the seafood they'll need for a classic boil.

Thursday
Nov 9
8:30am | 7:30c

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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.