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!

Food Paradise Season 9

Flavor Fiesta!

A tour of some of the best Latin American restaurants in the United States.
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!

Thursday
Sep 3
1am | 12c
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
Sep 3
2am | 1c
Season 9, Episode 8

Bodacious Bowls

Diners take a break from the plate as they dig into super-stacked bowls across the country, from mac 'n' cheese flights of fancy and comforting pasta creations to bold beef stews and a chili with soul.

Thursday
Sep 3
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 7

Meaty Madness

We're getting to the meat of the matter as we chow down on some powerhouse proteins! For starters, a spot in Portland, Maine, is making dreams come true with a dish called the Meat Coma packed with smoked beef brisket, pork ribs, pork shoulder and house-made chili. Next, a restaurant in New Orleans is transforming classic po'boys into sky-high meaty masterpieces and it's meat madness in Milwaukee at a place that's grilling up outrageous midwestern mainstays. They're creating mouthwatering meat monuments in Denver and Texas excess meets Cali cool in Huntington Park, California. A meatball shop in New York City has something truly meat-tacular for your bucket list while a nearby Lebanese restaurant has the shawarma to warm-a your heart. Finally, a butcher shop and steakhouse come together in Houston to create memorable meatiness.

Wednesday
Sep 9
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 6

Hog Wild

From humongous German-style pork shanks in Philadelphia and pork-powered pizzas in Boston to bourbon-glazed pork chops in St. Rose, Louisiana, and the skyscraper-sized Hogzilla in Ridgefield, Connecticut, these restaurants across America are going hog wild with pork.

Wednesday
Sep 9
11pm | 10c
Season 14, Episode 7

Meaty Madness

We're getting to the meat of the matter as we chow down on some powerhouse proteins! For starters, a spot in Portland, Maine, is making dreams come true with a dish called the Meat Coma packed with smoked beef brisket, pork ribs, pork shoulder and house-made chili. Next, a restaurant in New Orleans is transforming classic po'boys into sky-high meaty masterpieces and it's meat madness in Milwaukee at a place that's grilling up outrageous midwestern mainstays. They're creating mouthwatering meat monuments in Denver and Texas excess meets Cali cool in Huntington Park, California. A meatball shop in New York City has something truly meat-tacular for your bucket list while a nearby Lebanese restaurant has the shawarma to warm-a your heart. Finally, a butcher shop and steakhouse come together in Houston to create memorable meatiness.

Thursday
Sep 10
1am | 12c
Season 13, Episode 6

Hog Wild

From humongous German-style pork shanks in Philadelphia and pork-powered pizzas in Boston to bourbon-glazed pork chops in St. Rose, Louisiana, and the skyscraper-sized Hogzilla in Ridgefield, Connecticut, these restaurants across America are going hog wild with pork.

Thursday
Sep 10
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 4

The Brunch Bunch

It's Sunday Funday every day in Food Paradise so we're checking out the most extreme brunch spots in the United States! First, there's a doughnut burger that's bringing both sweet and savory to California and a restaurant in Arizona that offers a Bloody Mary with more options than a new car. We're indulging our sweet tooth with cookie pancakes in New Jersey, playing jazz with chicken and biscuits in Virginia and pairing chicken with funnel cakes in Washington, DC. Next, we're getting steak and eggs in pizza form in Detroit before smothering biscuits with mac and cheese in Orlando. Finally, we're enjoying brunch by the bay with Fried Oysters Benedict on Hilton Head Island.

Wednesday
Sep 16
9pm | 8c
Season 13, Episode 7

Grub on the Go

Whether it's a New Jersey drive-in slinging sky-high burgers, a New Orleans doughnut shop turning diner dinner classics into quick-bite handhelds or a Southern California spot serving decadent seafood fries, these are our top picks for grabbing some grub on the go.

Wednesday
Sep 16
10pm | 9c
Season 9, Episode 10

The Bucket List

Diners check out the dishes you just gotta try before you die, from Philly's life-changing roast pork sandwiches and the best burger in NYC to a cavalcade of Cajun flavors at the best bayou brunch around.

Wednesday
Sep 16
11pm | 10c
Season 14, Episode 4

The Brunch Bunch

It's Sunday Funday every day in Food Paradise so we're checking out the most extreme brunch spots in the United States! First, there's a doughnut burger that's bringing both sweet and savory to California and a restaurant in Arizona that offers a Bloody Mary with more options than a new car. We're indulging our sweet tooth with cookie pancakes in New Jersey, playing jazz with chicken and biscuits in Virginia and pairing chicken with funnel cakes in Washington, DC. Next, we're getting steak and eggs in pizza form in Detroit before smothering biscuits with mac and cheese in Orlando. Finally, we're enjoying brunch by the bay with Fried Oysters Benedict on Hilton Head Island.

Thursday
Sep 17
1am | 12c
Season 13, Episode 7

Grub on the Go

Whether it's a New Jersey drive-in slinging sky-high burgers, a New Orleans doughnut shop turning diner dinner classics into quick-bite handhelds or a Southern California spot serving decadent seafood fries, these are our top picks for grabbing some grub on the go.

Thursday
Sep 17
2am | 1c
Season 9, Episode 10

The Bucket List

Diners check out the dishes you just gotta try before you die, from Philly's life-changing roast pork sandwiches and the best burger in NYC to a cavalcade of Cajun flavors at the best bayou brunch around.

Thursday
Sep 17
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 5

Mangia Meals

We're taking our tongues on a tour of Italy without leaving the States starting with a pizza in New York that's as large as the city's Italian population. There's a colossal prosciutto calzone in Philly, perfect pasta in Michigan and an Italian hot dog in Vegas you'll have to see to believe. Next, there's a can't-miss steak-and-fondue Stromboli in New York and New-Jersey-style Italian deli sandwiches in San Francisco. Finally, we enjoy Italian comfort food in Miami and experience pure Parmesan decadence in Chicago.

Wednesday
Sep 23
9pm | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 23
10pm | 9c
Season 9, Episode 11

Destination Delicious

Diners ditch their home digs and catch the culinary excitement of day trip dining, from a pound of perfect barbecue on a bun in Fort Worth, TX, to cheese curds with a Korean twist in Munster, IN.

Wednesday
Sep 23
11pm | 10c
Season 14, Episode 5

Mangia Meals

We're taking our tongues on a tour of Italy without leaving the States starting with a pizza in New York that's as large as the city's Italian population. There's a colossal prosciutto calzone in Philly, perfect pasta in Michigan and an Italian hot dog in Vegas you'll have to see to believe. Next, there's a can't-miss steak-and-fondue Stromboli in New York and New-Jersey-style Italian deli sandwiches in San Francisco. Finally, we enjoy Italian comfort food in Miami and experience pure Parmesan decadence in Chicago.

Thursday
Sep 24
1am | 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.

Thursday
Sep 24
2am | 1c
Season 9, Episode 11

Destination Delicious

Diners ditch their home digs and catch the culinary excitement of day trip dining, from a pound of perfect barbecue on a bun in Fort Worth, TX, to cheese curds with a Korean twist in Munster, IN.

Thursday
Sep 24
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 3

Monster Mashups

We're going eight rounds with the craziest mashups in America! Starting with a heavyweight beast known as the Pizzarito in New York and a delicious German restaurant placed right in the middle of Los Angeles' Koreatown. They're combining nachos with macaroni and cheese in Wisconsin, Mexican and Asian in Arizona and low-country boils with pizza in Chicago! Next, a restaurant dedicated to fries in Los Angeles is doing amazing things with s'mores and there's a brunch burger that has it all in Chicago. Finally, a creative spot in Philadelphia is mashing up dumplings with the classic Philly Cheesesteak.

Wednesday
Sep 30
9pm | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 30
10pm | 9c
Season 9, Episode 12

Paradise University

Putting on the freshmen fifteen never looked so good as diners eat their way through the tastiest college towns. From an entire Thanksgiving feast on a roll to mac 'n' cheese doughnuts, these dishes will fuel any cram session.

Wednesday
Sep 30
11pm | 10c
Season 14, Episode 3

Monster Mashups

We're going eight rounds with the craziest mashups in America! Starting with a heavyweight beast known as the Pizzarito in New York and a delicious German restaurant placed right in the middle of Los Angeles' Koreatown. They're combining nachos with macaroni and cheese in Wisconsin, Mexican and Asian in Arizona and low-country boils with pizza in Chicago! Next, a restaurant dedicated to fries in Los Angeles is doing amazing things with s'mores and there's a brunch burger that has it all in Chicago. Finally, a creative spot in Philadelphia is mashing up dumplings with the classic Philly Cheesesteak.

Thursday
Oct 1
1am | 12c
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.

Thursday
Oct 1
2am | 1c
Season 9, Episode 12

Paradise University

Putting on the freshmen fifteen never looked so good as diners eat their way through the tastiest college towns. From an entire Thanksgiving feast on a roll to mac 'n' cheese doughnuts, these dishes will fuel any cram session.

Thursday
Oct 1
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 8

Outdoor Eats

Everything tastes better when it's eaten outside, and Food Paradise is here to fulfill your al fresco appetite. At Saltwater Cowboys in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, watch the shrimp boats come in while chowing down on BBQ pork trashcan nachos. Denver's Los Chingones serves up sky-high chimichangas with rooftop views of the Mile High City. Pub food goes Cali cool with al pastor fries on the lawn of Golden Road Brewing, and Austin's Easy Tiger Bake Shop and Beer Garden is serving up a venison cheddar hotlink by the cool creek.

Wednesday
Oct 7
9pm | 8c