Fantastic food is more important to many travelers than museums, hotels, and souvenirs, and we've compiled all the must see spots across the country to have a one-of-a-kind dining experience. We're serving up hefty plates of the country's tastiest, most mouth-watering, and decadent meals. We're talking lip smacking pizza, tasty deli entrees, boat loads of bacon, fresh seafood, finger licking deep fried dishes, and that's only the beginning. So bring your appetite and your stretchy pants as we dive into a healthy portion of Food Paradise!
Season 13, Episode 5

Tasty Taverns

Grab a seat at the bar and enjoy a pint at these tasty taverns! A French-trained chef is slinging quality Mexican fare in NOLA and a tavern in Chicago is serving up big beer and bold burgers. Next, the beer flows freely in Tacoma, Washington's, oldest microbrewery and a spot in Sherman Oaks, California, pairs brunch indulgences with their signature cocktails. Then, burgers get smothered and shakes get spiked in a New York tavern and nonstop partying doesn't stop a Daytona Beach, Florida, tavern from serving fun, creative food. Finally, a Boston tavern brings international flavors to its offerings and a Boulder, Colorado, pizza joint reveals their secret for what makes a great tavern truly great!

Wednesday
Jun 29
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 13

Tasty Traditions

From a 69-year-old hot dog joint in Chicago to a father-son noodle shop in NYC, these restaurants have been passed down from generation to generation, proving that big flavor runs in the family.

Thursday
Jun 30
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 5

Tasty Taverns

Grab a seat at the bar and enjoy a pint at these tasty taverns! A French-trained chef is slinging quality Mexican fare in NOLA and a tavern in Chicago is serving up big beer and bold burgers. Next, the beer flows freely in Tacoma, Washington's, oldest microbrewery and a spot in Sherman Oaks, California, pairs brunch indulgences with their signature cocktails. Then, burgers get smothered and shakes get spiked in a New York tavern and nonstop partying doesn't stop a Daytona Beach, Florida, tavern from serving fun, creative food. Finally, a Boston tavern brings international flavors to its offerings and a Boulder, Colorado, pizza joint reveals their secret for what makes a great tavern truly great!

Thursday
Jun 30
3am | 2c
Season 16, Episode 3

Bake My Day

The preheat is on as we rack up the best baked goods, both savory and sweet! From a homestyle fried chicken biscuit sandwich and German chocolate cinnamon rolls to seafood lasagna and s'mores cupcakes, these baked creations are to die for.

Thursday
Jun 30
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 1

Cruisin' the Coasts

Diners get the most from the coasts at these seaside eateries across the country, from a one-of-a-kind salmon sandwich and fast casual ceviche to bombastic burgers and decadent pub fare.

Thursday
Jun 30
10am | 9c
Season 11, Episode 6

Slice of Heaven

Pizzerias share their most delicious spins on America's favorite pie, from a family-run institution in Chicago specializing in stuffed pizzas to a one-of-a-kind pizza palace slinging outrageous dessert pizzas.

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

Dynamic Duos

The right culinary combinations can truly tantalize the taste buds! From biscuits and gravy to peaches and cream French toast, we're putting the spotlight on perfect pairings that keep you coming back for more.

Thursday
Jun 30
12pm | 11c
Season 13, Episode 3

New 'Cue on the Block

From a smoked Thanksgiving sandwich to barbecued brisket with Mexican flair and a whole hog take on porchetta, chefs across America are finding cool ways to innovate on the grate.

Friday
Jul 1
3pm | 2c
Season 14, Episode 11

Extra Cheesy

We're going to the extreme digging into big food with even bigger flavor! We start at a place just northwest of Chicago where they're taking barbecue brunch fun to the extreme with a 15-pound feast that includes a menu's worth of food. Next, we're getting ready for a burger that towers over the competition in El Cajon, California, and getting down on a Stuffed Chicken Parm Pizza at an Italian spot in Oceanside, New York. Later, we get extreme food with a matching view in New York City, enjoying a semi-truck-tire-size pizza pie in San Antonio and enjoying a sugary sweet breakfast in Boston. Finally, we're having a 3-1/2-pound burrito in Naperville, Illinois, and visiting a modern-day Willy Wonka in Bethel, Connecticut.

Friday
Jul 1
4pm | 3c
Season 13, Episode 12

Bang for Your Buck

Frugal foodies rejoice! From huge servings of hot chicken and supersized subs to one-of-a-kind gourmet pizza and some of the biggest burgers around, you always get a bang for your buck at these Food Paradise finds.

Friday
Jul 1
5pm | 4c
Season 16, Episode 8

Cookout

We're serving up next-level backyard cookout classics like a loaded picnic dog, truffle beer can chicken, a whole lobster Cajun seafood boil, super-stacked BBQ sandwiches, burgers, wings and more. Everyone's invited to this cookout!

Sunday
Jul 3
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 5

American Eats

A burger topped with a sloppy joe? An apple pie pizza? A biscuit filled with blue cheese? All across America, folks are cooking up red, white and blue meals that pay tribute to tradition and tempt the taste buds. From classics to contemporary updates, open your menu and pledge allegiance to this roundup of the best American eats.

Sunday
Jul 3
1pm | 12c
Season 15, Episode 8

Kickin' Chicken

These kickin' chicken dishes rule the roost! In Phoenix, a new contender in the chicken sandwich wars is topped with cheesy mac and spicy cheese puffs. Lollipop wings in Atlanta get smothered in gravy, and, in Nashville, ramen is ablaze with hot chicken.

Sunday
Jul 3
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 7

Ice Cream Paradise

Chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla are just the tip of the waffle cone as the hottest ice cold concoctions around the country are unearthed in ICE CREAM PARADISE including the oldest ice cream shop in America and the home of the very first ice cream cone.

Wednesday
Jul 6
10pm | 9c
Season 16, Episode 5

Layers of Flavor

These dynamic dishes have layers and layers of flavor to dig into. Take a deep dive through a deep-fried ice cream burger, a scary spicy hot dog, lobster-laden pizza, meaty tortas and a seven-layer unicorn cake!

Wednesday
Jul 6
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 7

Ice Cream Paradise

Chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla are just the tip of the waffle cone as the hottest ice cold concoctions around the country are unearthed in ICE CREAM PARADISE including the oldest ice cream shop in America and the home of the very first ice cream cone.

Thursday
Jul 7
2am | 1c
Season 16, Episode 5

Layers of Flavor

These dynamic dishes have layers and layers of flavor to dig into. Take a deep dive through a deep-fried ice cream burger, a scary spicy hot dog, lobster-laden pizza, meaty tortas and a seven-layer unicorn cake!

Thursday
Jul 7
3am | 2c
Season 15, Episode 2

Nosh-ville

Food Paradise heads down south to Nashville, Tenn., in search of some craveworthy comfort foods that satisfy the soul. From barbecue to burgers and even a Thai twist on pizza, the food is so good it's turning Nashville into Nosh-ville!

Thursday
Jul 7
11am | 10c
Season 12, Episode 2

Crunch Time

From double-decibel fried beef ribs in Atlanta to a loud and proud peanut butter burger in Vegas, these joints are making delicious noise with some of the crunchiest eats across the country.

Thursday
Jul 7
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 10

Off-the-Chain Eats

From a 14-pound mountain of nachos and a barbecue a sandwich as mighty as the Mississippi to a two-pork punch of a breakfast burrito, these citywide franchises have gone off the chain.

Thursday
Jul 7
1pm | 12c
Season 16, Episode 1

Epic Eats

Eye-popping portions and belly-filling bounties of food make these eats totally epic! A seven-meat sandwich, a 2-foot-tall nacho tower, mountainous sundaes, a stuffed turkey leg and huge seafood platters make up the best of the biggest.

Friday
Jul 8
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 9

Secret Menus

You have to be in the know to order secret menu must-haves like super-stacked sandwiches and burgers, mac and cheese biscuits, chicken and doughnut mashups and even a pizza piled high with 30 tacos.

Friday
Jul 8
6pm | 5c
Season 14, Episode 2

Meals Over Miami

Get ready to dance with the diverse flavors that color in mouthwatering Miami! There's a papita-topped Cuban street food favorite, a pepper-packed burger that brings the heat, bold burritos, decadent mac 'n' cheese and more! South Florida is hiding a true food paradise and we're diving in deep!

Sunday
Jul 10
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 9

Neighborhood Hangouts

From favorite friendly diners to special occasion restaurants, Food Paradise visits some of the coolest neighborhood hangouts that prove this local food is all good in the 'hood.' In Denver, Colorado, FNG flaunts their rock-and-roll-style cuisine with an elevated take on Gramma's meatloaf, while Little Nonna's in Philadelphia brings the great Italian family tradition of Sunday gravy to the masses. Pecan Lodge in Dallas joins massive stacks of Black Angus brisket and pulled pork on a fluffy bun for a BBQ sandwich as big as Texas itself. Finally, New Orleans Italian-Cajun fusion restaurant Liuzza's serves up a baguette-based muffuletta known as the Frenchuletta.

Sunday
Jul 10
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 8

Seafood -- Eat Food!

From over-the-top surf-and-turf sandwiches to fresh takes on Southern standbys, we're tasting seafood dishes that are making waves from the bay to the bayou! Isle of Palms, South Carolina, is proving there's no country like the low country when it comes to fresh seafood. We grab a taste of the bayou in Baton Rouge and try succulent seafood sandwiches on Long Island. We'll then get a taste of "Pacific Northwest Chowder" gravy in Seattle and get a little cheesy in the Boston suburb of Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. We'll mix seafood with southwestern style in Destin, Florida, and get a true Tex-Mex taste of the Gulf Coast in Houston. Finally, we'll stop by a Wakefield, Rhode Island, oyster bar that boasts an out-of-this-world selection straight from their on-site farm.

Sunday
Jul 10
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 3

Hot Dog Paradise

The hot dog is the ultimate leisure food - fast, fun, and served in a bun. In Atlanta they like a southern slaw dog, in Chicago it's dragged through the garden, and in New Jersey they stuff their dogs in pizza bread. Hot Dog Paradise has them all.

Wednesday
Jul 13
10pm | 9c