Unique Eats spotlights America's most exciting and revolutionary restaurants. It's the first look and the last word in everything extreme in food today. The locations range from high-end dining rooms to casual neighborhood treasures, and even roving eateries with no permanent addresses. We seek out the most amazing examples of modern dining across America.

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Kuma's Corner Burgers

Meat meets metal at this joint, where every burger is named after a band.
Season 2, Episode 6

Ice Cream

If you like ice cream, you will be wowed by these unique treats. How about bourbon and corn flake flavored scoops at Humphry Slocombe? Or the sweets at Sweet Rose Creamery where everything from the cones to the chocolate chips are made from scratch? And don't forget to visit the Dairy Godmother for unique ice pop flavors like grilled pineapple and pink peppercorn.

Thursday
Jan 5
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Small Plates

Small plates with big flavors are the attraction at these restaurants. Enjoy unique tapas in one of Boston's hottest hangouts, Peruvian seafood specialties by the bay in San Francisco, Mediterranean bites in Los Angeles and Southern twists on American comfort food in Charleston, South Carolina.

Thursday
Jan 19
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Delis

We're checking out some of the most unique delis in the country. Deli by day, intimate restaurant at night, Torrisi Italian Specialities in New York's Little Italy neighborhood is celebrating Italian-American food but peppered with many modern and delicious twists. Joan's on Third is the go-to gourmet deli in Los Angeles where you can rub elbows with celebrities while devouring a grilled cheese short rib sandwich. The humble hot dog gets a culinary upgrade at Neal's Deli in North Carolina, and for Jewish delicatessen classics just like bubby used to make, step into Eleven City Diner in Chicago.

Thursday
Jan 26
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 13

Polynesian Paradise

We're taking a trip to the 50th state for an indulgent culinary weekend, finding out which chefs and restaurants make Hawaii a true foodie destination. From unique takes on traditional Hawaiian seafood to inventive drinks to keep you cool beachside, it's a palate-pleasing trip through paradise.

Monday
Feb 13
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 4

Bar Food

When you're out having a drink, you gotta have food to soak it up. So why not dig into something beautifully prepared and utterly unique, yet still sinfully delicious? Taste a devilish concoction called The New Luther, a hearty and addictive steak and kidney pie, a total twist on chicken wings and a curious bar snack called Num Nuts.

Thursday
Feb 16
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 9

Small Bites

It's easy to sample everything on the menu when it comes in the form of small bites. My Ceviche in Miami Beach, Florida, keeps it light with the freshest local fish and zesty dressings that define the traditionally Latin-American ceviche dishes. Barley Swine in Austin, Texas, features 13-15 small plates a day, each highlighting ingredients from the local farmers' market. Amis in Philadelphia puts a twist on classic Roman trattoria food where diners are encouraged to order several dishes to share, and Momo Sushi Shack in Bushwick, Brooklyn, serves sushi and dumplings that have Manhattanites crawling through the tunnel to try.

Monday
Feb 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Great Spaces

Take a tour of the most unique places and spaces in dining today, from a food truck serving the most delectable Korean-Mexican dishes on four wheels and a bowling-alley-cum-music-venue boasting its own special Blue Ribbon menu to a locally inspired farm table dinner requiring reservations up to a year in advance.

Monday
Mar 27
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 10

Italian

Classic Italian meets passion, authenticity and innovation at these noteworthy restaurants. Vetri has been called one of the best Italian restaurants in America, presenting simple, fresh and authentic Italian dishes in utterly unique ways. Chef Nate Appleman brings gourmet savory and dessert pizzas to Pulino's from brunch to late night, while Porchetta's Sara Jenkins draws a steady stream of the hip and hungry to the Lower East Side with her drop-dead-delicious pork.

Monday
Mar 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Hotlanta

Atlanta is a hotbed for unique eats. Heirloom Market BBQ brings together Korean and American barbecue in a quirky roadside eatery. Seafood dishes are brought to delicious new heights at swank newcomer The Optimist, while cozy corner restaur

Saturday
Apr 8
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 4

Pubs

Pull up a barstool at these unique pubs where the food is delicious and daring. Step into Joe Beef in Montreal for their signature creamy lobster spaghetti, rich Swedish Meatballs and indulgent Foie Gras. Visit Double D. Longman and Eagle in Chicago where there is a critically acclaimed gastropub downstairs and a cozy inn upstairs. Go to Citizen Public House in Boston for the Carpetbagger, a filet mignon with fried oysters and oyster butter. And, it's a step back in time at Henry Public in Brooklyn for pre-prohibition cocktails and comfort foods like braised turkey sandwiches and made-to-order doughnuts.

Monday
Apr 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

BBQ

It's a delicious taste of barbecue across America! Whether you like it pulled or chopped, you're guaranteed the best whole hog sandwich made by a legendary pit master in North Carolina. See why people line up early at an Austin eatery that serves the very best Central Texas-style brisket, ribs and something called the "Tipsy Texan." Follow the smoke signals to New Orleans, where three Southern brothers cook barbecue tacos and smoked pork cakes in a one hundred-year-old house. And big global flavors mingle with barbecue at a small restaurant in Williamsburg, New York.

Monday
Apr 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Between the Bun

Forget the traditional hamburger, these meals between with bun are truly unique. Get a taste of gourmet hotdogs and sausages made from almost anything you can imagine, sandwiches with the most unusually tasty combinations, biscuits stuffed with ooey goodness and that all-time favorite, the burger.

Monday
May 15
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 3

Mexican

We discover amazing Mexican food with a twist. Dive into a Mexican brunch in Boulder, Colorado. Find out how one chef in New York is really breaking the mold. Feast on small delicacies in Washington, DC, and then head to Cleveland for a grocery store-turned Mexican food hot spot.

Monday
May 15
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Food by Fire

We're taking 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.

Monday
May 29
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 11

Portland Weekend

Spend a food-filled weekend in Portland, Oregon, where up and coming innovators meet local legends. Enjoy a breakfast of baked eggs and tomato stew, your favorite comfort foods turned into dumplings and Asian street food turned on its head.

Monday
May 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Pasta

Forget ordinary pasta with red sauce, we're visiting restaurants that are turning out pasta dishes like nothing you've tasted before in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Boulder, Colorado.

Monday
May 29
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 13

Philadelphia Weekend

Spend a weekend in the city of Brotherly Love and discover some truly unique eats. From exciting Spanish tapas and gut-busting Philly-style sandwiches to an osteria creating inventive Italian classics and an eatery dedicated to fried chicken and doughnuts, you'll feel as though you have tasted your way across the world.

Monday
May 29
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Nostalgic Noshes

Join us for a trip down memory lane as we discover restaurants serving dishes that are 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 barbecue that will reawaken your taste buds.

Tuesday
Jun 6
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 6

Romantic Spots

We tour the Big Apple, dipping into eateries that are perfect for you and that special someone. Whether it's a first date or the tenth, a budding romance or the finale to a steamy weekend, these are the romantic hot spots to put in your little black book.

Tuesday
Jun 6
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

Eat Your Veggies

We travel from the east coast to the west, discovering restaurants that are creating truly innovative dishes with vegetables. This isn't just about a healthy diet, it's about completely changing the way you eat your veggies.

Thursday
Jun 8
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 2

Craving Comfort

Dive into the most unique variations of your favorite comfort foods. Double the fun with a pie filled with macaroni and cheese, crunch on nachos with a Japanese twist, indulge in doughnuts filled with jelly and foie gras or end your meal with a good old-fashioned chocolate cupcake -- with bacon.

Thursday
Jun 8
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Global

We travel across the country to taste our way across the globe. From New York to Las Vegas, we meet chefs who are creating extraordinary dishes that make you feel as though you've traveled to another continent.

Tuesday
Jun 13
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 8

Houston Weekend

Spend 36 hours in Houston with us for a unique culinary tour of the most innovative restaurants. Whether it's big Texas beef plates or spicy Tex-Mex mashups, this is a feast that will have you booking your ticket to the Lone Star State right away.

Tuesday
Jun 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Seafood

Take a tour of restaurants with unique takes on seafood standards. In Philadelphia, oysters are smoked with hay, while in Portland, Oregon, you can savor a pot pie filled with local fish and shellfish. And how about a fish sandwich like you've never had before? It's all about the ocean's bounty served in the most one-of-a-kind way.

Thursday
Jun 15
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 4

Hot Spots

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

Thursday
Jun 15
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Mash-Ups

We're celebrating the best of all worlds with restaurants that mix different ethnic traditions to create new and unique flavors. A chef in Houston combines Texas tradition with Italian standards. In Las Vegas, burgers are flavored with Asian ingredients, while Japanese-Peruvian dishes are all the buzz at a Los Angeles hot spot. It's a mouthwatering journey of culinary mashups.

Tuesday
Jun 20
12pm | 11c