TV Schedule

Wednesday, Apr 5

7:00
AM
Episode 109

In Bloomfield, N.J., Ching-He Huang faces one of her toughest challenges yet at a traditional Chinese restaurant that hasn't been touched in over 20 years. Ching helps owner Ming bring his old and tired dishes from outdated to modern Chinese American with a twist.

More About This Episode
8:00
AM
Episode 101

Ching is heading to Fresh Meadows, New York to help save a failing Tiki themed Chinese Restaurant. King Yum has been in Robin Ng's family for over 60 years, but in recent years business has dropped drastically. Ching will have to convince Robin and his wife that the over fried, greasy, bland dishes that they insist their customers love have to go. Will Ching's culinary expertise and tough love be enough to turn this restaurant around and help Robin rediscover his passion?

More About This Episode
8:30
AM
Episode 105

John Bian along with his parents and wife run a struggling Chinese restaurant in Bloomington, Ill. The restaurant is the only income for the family and as sales continue to drop, tensions have begun to run high. Due to the family's lack of communication and leadership the restaurant has fallen into a state of disrepair. To turn the failing restaurant around Ching-He Huang will need to convince the feuding family that they need an entirely new restaurant concept -- and that they need to work together to make it happen.

More About This Episode
9:00
AM
Episode 103

Shogun Palace in Flushing, N.Y., boasts a whopping 23,000 square foot dining room and banquet hall, all of it empty. To save the business, owner David Wong and Chef William Chen enlist Ching-He Huang's help to transform their over-the-top banquet style menu to modern Japanese. In the process, David and William bid farewell to some seriously fishy decor in the dining room.

More About This Episode
9:30
AM
Episode 104

Ching-He Huang is headed to Kansas City, Mo., to a family-run Vietnamese restaurant. Mimi Perkins opened Saigon 39 to rave reviews and lines down the block. Now, over 20 years later, the restaurant is in the hands of Mimi's children, Linda and Victor, and business has plummeted. Although officially retired, Mimi is still the boss. Ching needs to bring the dishes and the decor into the 21st century and get Mimi to take a step back and let Victor and Linda run the restaurant.

More About This Episode
10:00
AM
Episode 101

Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki travel to St. Augustine to discover and taste the famous Jalapeno Popper Burger at Gas Full Service restaurant. This beast of a burger has two beef patties stuffed with cream cheese, cheddar cheese and jalapenos and then it's deep-fried! It's piled high on a freshly baked bun and slathered with a thick homemade ranch sauce. After biting into this indulgent 1600-calorie burger, Bobby and Nikki challenge Gas owners Ben and Lindy Loose to a food flip, where they will make a healthier version of the burger. If the people choose Bobby and Nikki's burger, then Gas has to put it on the menu. But if Ben and Lindy win, they get bragging rights and $1000. Nikki and Bobby join culinary forces to create a worthy Challenger called "The Kickin' Crunch Burger" clocking in at 740 calories. Will it be delicious enough to beat the Jalapeno Popper Burger in the showdown, or will the locals stick with the deep-fried favorite?

More About This Episode
10:30
AM
Episode 105

When it comes to seafood in the South, no one does it better than Roadside Seafood in Charleston, South Carolina. Husband and wife team, Sean and Keely Mendes have created the most decadent and comforting seafood sandwich - "The Southern Comfort." Between two slices of buttered Texas toast is a creamy lobster mac n' cheese, 4 slices of crispy bacon and 2 fried green tomatoes. When Bobby and Nikki taste the 1420-calorie sandwich, they almost fall into a happy food coma. They challenge Sean to a Food Flip, but Sean doesn't think they stand a chance. Bobby and Nikki attempt to recreate those comforting Southern flavors with two very different but still leaner recipes. Once the winning sandwich is chosen in a taste test, Bobby and Nikki join forces to create a worthy Challenger called "The Lob Stock and Barrel". Find out if Bobby and Nikki have what it takes to take down a Charleston favorite.

More About This Episode
11:00
AM
Episode 201

Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki travel to San Diego to sample the famous Quadruple Bypass at Carnitas' Snack Shack. After biting into this indulgent 1430-calorie sandwich, Nikki and Bobby join culinary forces to create a worthy Challenger called "The Pacemaker," clocking in at 880 calories. Can the Pacemaker beat the Quadruple Bypass in a blind taste test showdown? Or, will the locals stick with their pork-tastic favorite?

More About This Episode
11:30
AM
Episode 202

SPAM is at the epicenter of this volcanic Hawaiian food flip! Meet the champ: a decadent, deep-fried 1400 calorie spam "musubi" created by Homestyle Hawaiian owners Mo and Aimee Tolentino of Chula Vista, Calif. With bragging rights and cash on the line, Nikki Dinki and Bobby Deen's heart healthier 410 calorie "Wham Bam Thank You Spam" steps into the ring. Find out if the Deep Fried Spam Musubi will remain champ, or if the ukulele players at the showdown will write a song about their Flip dish!

More About This Episode
12:00
PM
Episode 203

Surrounded by a colorful lucha libre wrestling-themed restaurant and actual masked luchadors, Nikki Dinki and Bobby Deen go mano y mano against Jose and Diego Rojano's Champion's Chicharrones Nachos, which tip the scales at a massive 169g of fat. After they each attempt to create healthier versions of the dish, Nikki and Bobby finally merge their creations into a 550-calorie shrimp-filled challenger they dub, "Beache' Ceviche."

More About This Episode
12:30
PM
Episode 204

The "Cro-Do Burger" is a 1650-calorie California champion that uses a pancake battered, deep-fried croissant donut as the bun! Long Beach, Calif., is the scenic scene of the flip, with local beachgoers serving as taste testers, but it's no day at the beach for Nikki Dinki and Bobby Deen as they work to get the Challenger's calories and taste just right. Find out the fate of their "Low-Cal So-Cal Burger" and see if a cocky 17-year-old chef can take down the Junk Food Flip chefs!

More About This Episode
1:00
PM
Episode 205

The guys at Bruxie have reinvented the sandwich, using a thin Belgian waffle as the bread, so Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki will really have their hands full in this flip of the "Founder's Favorite," a fried chicken and waffle combo, that also features gruyere cheese, prosciutto di parma, arugula, hollandaise sauce and an over easy egg!

More About This Episode
1:30
PM
Episode 102

If a tostada, taco and burrito had a baby it would be the U.F.O. This decadent 1500-calorie burrito is the creation of Nicholas and Robin Kimball, owners of the SoCal inspired A1A Burrito Taco Shop in St. Augustine Beach FL. Nick describes the UFO as 'meat, on meat on meat on cheese.' Bobby & Nikki describe it as coma inducing. Flipping a burrito packed with 1500 calories seems like an easy challenge at first but Bobby & Nikki soon learn that the customers who come to A1A Burrito aren't just looking for a burrito, they're looking for calorie-laced fuel that they can eat before surfing, riding or running all day. Bobby & Nikki have to come up with something that matches the U.F.O in flavor AND becomes a healthy source of fuel for the active people who eat it. With bragging rights & cash on the line Bobby and Nikki bring a healthy, hearty alternative called "The E.T" into the ring. Will they successfully Flip the U.F.O. or will Nick back up his smack talk with a winner?

More About This Episode
2:00
PM
Episode 107

Donut-makers Robert from Florida, Carrie from Albuquerque and pastry chef Josie from Montreal compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a "Carnival" theme. The winner takes home $10,000.

More About This Episode
2:30
PM
Episode 104

Donut-makers Maria from Georgia, Ron from California and pastry chef Kristen from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a "Fire and Ice" theme. The winner takes home $10,000.

More About This Episode
3:00
PM
Episode 105

Donut-makers Dan from Brooklyn, Shannon from Washington and Amanda from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a "Land of the Rising Sun" theme. The winner takes home $10,000.

More About This Episode
3:30
PM
Episode 106

Donut-makers Dawn from Minneapolis, Del from Washington and pastry chef Michelle from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a "Good Morning!" theme. The winner takes home $10,000.

More About This Episode
4:00
PM
Episode 101

The bakers first compete in a speedy elimination round with mayonnaise as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an alien-themed cupcake showdown.

More About This Episode
4:30
PM
Episode 102

Bakers take on lavender in the elimination round, and an amusement park theme in the pie showdown.

More About This Episode
5:00
PM
Episode 103

The baker who walks away with today's $10,000 prize will first have to conquer sour cherries in the elimination round and the beach party-themed cake showdown.

More About This Episode
5:30
PM
Episode 104

Three donut makers have to successfully incorporate mint in their elimination round dishes, in order to make it to the baseball-themed donut showdown.

More About This Episode
6:00
PM
Episode 105

The two bakers who compete for $10,000 in a cocktail-party themed cupcake showdown must first take on balsamic vinegar in the elimination round.

More About This Episode
6:30
PM
Episode 106

The bakers face nutmeg in the elimination round before taking on the garden-themed pie showdown.

More About This Episode
7:00
PM
Episode 103F

Four bakers get in the mood in an aphrodisiac inspired cupcake challenge. One baker makes the judges swoon, while another totally turns off Florian and Candace.

More About This Episode
8:00
PM
Episode 205F

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured amongst some of the wedding industry's most influential tastemakers, hosted by celebrity wedding planner, Mindy Weiss.

More About This Episode
9:00
PM
Episode 611F

It will be happily ever after for one cupcake maker when they win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a spectacular Match.com wedding event.

More About This Episode
10:00
PM
Episode 108

Grace is a Southern belle with a high fashion sense engaged to Jeremy, a down-home Georgia boy. With so much to plan, the cake seems to be the largest of their worries. Grace wants an over-the-top cake with a dazzling amount of sparkle and a florist shop's worth of flowers. Jeremy wants to keep it simple to fit his country roots, with a tribute to his dear late father. It's country living meets country club as these two search for the perfect cake.

More About This Episode
10:30
PM
Episode 0100

Ms. Polly and her son, Prae, struggle to get the details right on a 3D replica of large Savannah home, hoping to impress a new client and tap into a potentially profitable market. Meanwhile, she must also come up with a cake to convey "new beginnings" for Pastor James' new church. But can her kids, Girly and Monty, work together to create the hundreds of tail feathers that make up her peacock-inspired design?

More About This Episode
11:00
PM
Episode 0910

Join host Alton Brown as he figures out how to build a better meatball, puts a muffin pan to new uses in his Baked Meatball recipe and resuscitates that 60's party classic, Swedish Meatballs.

More About This Episode
11:30
PM
Episode 1G09UH

Host Alton Brown thinks that sausage should be our national dish. Never made your own? Once you know how easy it is, with Alton's recipes for Breakfast Sausage and Italian Sausage, you will. Take a look at grinders, the perfect hunk of pork and the longest piece of protein in the world.

More About This Episode
12:00
AM
Episode 205F

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured amongst some of the wedding industry's most influential tastemakers, hosted by celebrity wedding planner, Mindy Weiss.

More About This Episode
1:00
AM
Episode 611F

It will be happily ever after for one cupcake maker when they win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a spectacular Match.com wedding event.

More About This Episode
2:00
AM
Episode 108

Grace is a Southern belle with a high fashion sense engaged to Jeremy, a down-home Georgia boy. With so much to plan, the cake seems to be the largest of their worries. Grace wants an over-the-top cake with a dazzling amount of sparkle and a florist shop's worth of flowers. Jeremy wants to keep it simple to fit his country roots, with a tribute to his dear late father. It's country living meets country club as these two search for the perfect cake.

More About This Episode
2:30
AM
Episode 0100

Ms. Polly and her son, Prae, struggle to get the details right on a 3D replica of large Savannah home, hoping to impress a new client and tap into a potentially profitable market. Meanwhile, she must also come up with a cake to convey "new beginnings" for Pastor James' new church. But can her kids, Girly and Monty, work together to create the hundreds of tail feathers that make up her peacock-inspired design?

More About This Episode
3:00
AM
Episode 0910

Join host Alton Brown as he figures out how to build a better meatball, puts a muffin pan to new uses in his Baked Meatball recipe and resuscitates that 60's party classic, Swedish Meatballs.

More About This Episode
3:30
AM
Episode 1G09UH

Host Alton Brown thinks that sausage should be our national dish. Never made your own? Once you know how easy it is, with Alton's recipes for Breakfast Sausage and Italian Sausage, you will. Take a look at grinders, the perfect hunk of pork and the longest piece of protein in the world.

More About This Episode

Wednesday, Apr 5

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here