Chef Jordan Andino is on the hunt to find restaurants that reign supreme in the late-night food scene. He meets with passionate chefs to taste their most popular dishes and learn how they are revolutionizing after-hours dining.
Jordan samples a zesty house cocktail at Home Run BBQ in Charleston, SC.
Jordan Andino's late-night tour of Charlotte begins in the city's vibrant arts district NoDa. He kicks off his evening at Haberdish -- a Southern kitchen and wine bar -- where he learns the secret behind their mouthwatering fried chicken. His next stop is Uptown but underground as he heads to The Cellar at Duckworth's. The former speakeasy captures that prohibition-style vibe and pairs it with a delicious menu of late-night delights including savory waffle cones filled with fresh ahi tuna, fried chicken and shrimp. Finally, Jordan travels just a few steps away to Uptown's Crave Dessert Bar to learn why they're considered the place to go in the wee hours for sinful sweets like their best-selling, flaming molten lava cake.
Jordan Andino travels to Washington, DC, for a truly capital late-night experience. He's starting off on Capital Hill where he sinks his teeth into a cheesy pimento burger at EatBar -- a gastropub on Barracks Row where staffers love to unwind after a long day's work. Next, it's off to Blagden Alley to sample Tiger Fork's Cantonese delights including their Hong-Kong-style bubble waffle sundae. Jordan finishes his night at The Passenger -- a dive bar serving up gourmet eats to a late-night crowd of chefs and savvy diners -- where he dives into their most infamous sandwich made with the crispiest, crunchiest porchetta he's ever eaten.
Jordan Andino begins his tour of Beantown's late-night grub in rising old-time Boston neighborhood Southie. With their award-winning chicken and waffles, Throwback Korean BBQ and famous butterscotch pudding, Moonshine 152 truly is the crown jewel of Southie's late-night food scene. Next, Jordan's off to Cambridge where the food is so good, he's has to make two stops. First, it's craft brew bar and gastropub Lord Hobo where he tries their beer-infused Chicago-style corn dogs and gets a sneak peek at their crowd-pleasing nachos. Saving the best for last, Jordan finally ends up at Alden and Harlow where their world-famous burger is so secret it's not even on the late-night menu.
Chef Jordan Andino heads up Canada's east coast to check out the nightlife in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He starts at The Watch That Ends the Night for one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches he's ever had. Next, he's off to El Chino Snack Bar to fill up on a mix of Chinese and Mexican dishes before learning about a dessert place so secret he'll need a password to get in! Jordan's last stop is the speakeasy Noble, where he tries their most famous dessert, the Peanut Butter Pie.
Jordan Andino heads to Calgary in Alberta, Canada, which is a mecca for eats after dark. For happy hour in the trendy Mission District, there's nowhere better than Anejo Restaurant, where Jordan tries some of the most authentic tacos he's ever tasted. Then he's off to Home and Away, a fun-loving spot famous for Chef Mike Pigot's legendary weekly wing specials. To end the night, Jordan stops at Anju, where Chef Roy Oh serves the city's chefs a menu of Korean small plates and an absolutely delicious sweet and salty dessert.
Chef Jordan Andino's in the Sunshine State to check out the late night food scene in Orlando. His first stop is downtown for some delicious Colombian cuisine at Super Rico Colombian Bistro. Then he's off to Dixie Dharma, which offers up Southern food with a meat-free twist, and Jordan fills up on their BBQ Pulled Jackfruit sandwich. His final stop combines sweet and savory at Teak Neighborhood Grill, where he downs the doughnut-burger mashup known as the Cronie Burger.
Chef Jordan Andino heads out west to explore the late night food scene in Denver. His first stop is there... to try some Colorado-inspired appetizers, including elk lettuce wraps and salmon tostadas. Next, Jordan grabs a Lamb Loco Moco hamburger for dinner at Euclid Hall. For his final stop, Jordan's on the hunt for something sweet, and he finds it at Humble Pie, where homemade pies and milkshakes collide.
Jordan Andino is in Milwaukee to sample the city's cheesiest offerings. First up, he heads downtown for a beer cheese-laden Wisco Burger at Oak Barrel Public House. Then he's off to wine bar Balzac for a cheesy spin on a classic dessert. For his last stop, Jordan visits The Vanguard in Bayview for the best sausages in the city and, of course, some more cheese.
Jordan Andino starts his night in Philadelphia at the Taproom on 19th, learning the secrets behind the city's most popular wings. For dinner, he's off to Lloyd Whiskey Bar in Fishtown, where he tries meatloaf unlike any Mom ever made. Jordan caps off his visit to Philly with a Mexican-style, brownie-laden sundae at La Calaca Feliz.
Jordan Andino is checking out the food scene after dark in San Antonio, where his first stop is The Hoppy Monk for rabbit barbacoa tacos. Then he heads to Cullum's Attagirl, an authentic chicken shack dishing out Texas-style fried chicken with plenty of inventive twists. Finally, Jordan finds a deliciously sweet dessert at Toro Kitchen and Bar.