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 12, Episode 6

Best of the Midwest

From seriously saucy barbecue sandwiches to nachos on a pizza and the perfect burger for Dirty Dancing, these restaurants serve up some of the best dishes in America's heartland.

Saturday
Jul 13
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 7

Eat Like a Local: California

From authentic tacos and first-class pizza to succulent seafood paella and beer can chicken, these dishes all come with a side of great weather, breathtaking scenery and the laid-back vibes of the Golden State.

Saturday
Jul 13
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 2

Nacho Nation

This is "nacho" average plate of chips and salsa. From filet mignon and Parmesan fondue to Thai chicken and Hawaiian pork, these restaurants are serving up mouthwatering mounds of meat and cheese.

Saturday
Jul 13
5pm | 4c
Season 12, Episode 13

Best of the Fests

From big, bold Hawaiian burgers at the Bite of Seattle and slammin' sausages in St. Louis to the biggest crawfish boil in Louisiana, there's almost too much to eat at these food festivals across the nation.

Sunday
Jul 14
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.

Sunday
Jul 14
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 7

Craving Comfort

From bacon-wrapped meatloaf and a double-decker pizza burger to boozy French toast and smothered biscuit sandwiches, these restaurants across the country offer up a warm, comforting hug of flavor.

Thursday
Jul 18
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 8

Swine and Dine

From a triple-wide Cajun country pork chop to a sky-high stack of piggy perfection, there's almost too much pork to fit on a fork at these dining destinations.

Thursday
Jul 18
4pm | 3c
Season 13, Episode 1

Sweet Home Chicago

From classic Chicago dogs at Wrigley Field and the South Side's most delicious deep dish to an old school Jewish deli and gourmet burgers underground, the Windy City's best eats are highlighted.

Saturday
Jul 20
2pm | 1c
Season 12, Episode 8

Pizza Playoffs

It's Chicago deep dish vs. Detroit pan and New York vs. St. Louis thin crust as pizzerias across the country roll out the dough for the pizza playoffs.

Saturday
Jul 20
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 9

Viva Las Vegas

From a spiked milkshake topped with a campfire's worth of s'mores to a sushi-stacked burger on fried rice buns, Sin City's most over-the-top eats are explored.

Saturday
Jul 20
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 3

Easy as Pie

From an entire Thanksgiving dinner stuffed into a pie to the Texas-sized Pumpecapple, these friendly shops across America are finding many ways to fill a pie crust.

Saturday
Jul 20
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 2

Cranked Up Comfort

From massive meatloaf and gourmet garlic fries to candied bacon and chocolate waffle lave cake, diners are soothing their souls at these cranked-up comfort food joints across America.

Sunday
Jul 21
11am | 10c
Season 12, Episode 3

Happy Appy Hour

Forget the free pretzels and peanuts, these joints have upped the Happy Hour ante with outrageous, tummy-tantalizing appetizers, from a Bloody Mary topped with spaghetti and meatballs to lamb chop fondue and chicken wing confit.

Sunday
Jul 21
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 9

Titanic Treats

From monster sushi rolls and a five-layer pizza cake to Texas-sized cinnamon rolls and a towering pancake sundae, these dining hot spots are bursting at the seams with titanic treats.

Thursday
Jul 25
3pm | 2c
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 25
4pm | 3c
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.

Saturday
Jul 27
2pm | 1c
Season 12, Episode 10

Finger Lickin'

From burgers bursting with chili and cheese to a whole backyard barbecue in one messy mega dish, these entrees are overloaded in stickiness, sauciness and all sorts of awesomeness that's finger-licking good.

Saturday
Jul 27
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 11

All Wrapped Up

From ice cream- and cereal-stuffed burritos in LA to a deep-dish pizza wrapped in a whole other pizza in Chicago, these restaurants prove that good food is even greater when it comes in a tasty package.

Saturday
Jul 27
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 4

Sandwich Heroes

From fried bologna made fancy to bright lobster on pitch-black bread, these mild-mannered hometown standards go beyond the same-old-same-old and earning their bragging rights as sandwich heroes.

Saturday
Jul 27
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 4

Food Hall Frenzy

Food halls are the new one-stop shop for a range of gourmet eats on the go. There's gravy-smothered fried chicken biscuits and Vietnamese-Cajun cuisine in New Orleans. Next, there's both New-York-style pizza and ice cream tacos in Portland. There's about a million ways to enjoy meat and cheese in Philly's Reading Terminal and we go a mile high for food-hall fabulousness in Denver.

Sunday
Jul 28
11am | 10c
Season 12, Episode 4

Bucket List Burgers

From whiskey-and-foie gras decadence to a macaroni and cheese bun, we've rounded up all the burgers you have to try before you die. These are the most stacked, loaded, saucy and succulent sandwiches around.

Sunday
Jul 28
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 1

Most Valuable Plates

From legendary brisket nachos in Texas to an award-winning rack of ribs in Georgia, every great restaurant has that one dish you just have to have. These are the true MVPs -- most valuable plates -- in the nation.

Thursday
Aug 1
3pm | 2c
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
Aug 1
4pm | 3c
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.

Saturday
Aug 3
2pm | 1c
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.

Saturday
Aug 3
3pm | 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.

Saturday
Aug 3
4pm | 3c