Take a trip to the mustard fields and rolling green hills of southwest France with culinary musketeer Ariane Daguin. Visit the organic poultry farms abundant with ducks, geese, capons and turkeys and cook up Poule au Pot, the traditional Sunday fare with her family. Chef Andre Daguin will take his daughter to a bustling auction of ducks and foie gras and they prepare a sumptuous fall dinner for two. Ariane ends her trip with an intimate vineyard dinner where only a select few will feast on ortolan.
Seattle flavor seeker Tom Douglas takes us on a tasty trip down memory lane, as he journeys back to his hometown of Newark, Del. Next, it's off to the site of Tom's culinary awakening, the Emerald City of Seattle. We'll join Tom and his friends for five spiced duck, Alaskan King salmon, wok fried crabs, wine poached eggs and the perfect coffee town finale, buttermilk cake topped with an espresso caramel sauce.
Join Raphael Lunetta as he coasts his way through Southern California. He begins in Malibu where he hits the waves and throws together a beach barbecue. Next, Raphael prepares a French-inspired feast among the vineyards of California's wine country.
Roy Yamaguchi takes you on a tour of his Tokyo. The day starts at Tsukiji Fish Market, in secret alleyways are unknown eateries that dish up a variety of Roy's favorite childhood. Roy sits down to a Kaiseki dinner of market-fresh ingredients.
Chef and cookbook author Rick Bayless returns to Mexico City on a magical tour through Mexican culture and cuisine. Step into the restaurant of long time friend and food mentor Carmen Ramirez Degollado as she prepares a feast for Rick.
Chef Eric Ripert of New York's four-star restaurant Le Bernardin takes us home to the breathtaking mountains of Andorra. Nestled between France and Spain in the Pyrenees Mountains, Andorra is a tiny country with deep culinary roots.
Chef Michael Chiarello takes us on a trip through the lush Napa Valley. With stops at St. Helena's Model Bakery, the Napa Valley Olive Oil Co. and Calistoga's Forni Brown Gardens. Michael and his daughter Gianna will also cook up a Menisha soup.
In Key West, make a batch of famous conch chowder down by the docks and mix up a rustic paella with local fish, shrimp and stone crab. In Miami, Norman picks up his favorite exotic ingredients and prepares a feast of fusion for friends and family!
Ti Martin explores the secrets of New Orleans. The good times start at her family's restaurant, Commander's Palace. A few miles away in the Garden District, the Brennan women cook up a seafood boil. Ti ends her journey with a special visit with chef and cookbook author Marcelle Bienvenu.