Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry "G." Garvin travels through Georgia exploring the tastes of the South.
Season 2, Episode 1

Atlanta

G. Garvin heads to his hometown of Atlanta sampling some of its culinary delights starting with shrimp and grits at Local Three before satisfying his sweet tooth with red velvet cake at A Piece of Cake. He tops off the day with some inventive cocktails and fried chicken from JCT Kitchen.

Friday
Jan 20
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

Philadelphia

G. Garvin samples the unique eats of Philadelphia starting with red velvet waffles and pineapple upside-down bread pudding. Next, he has the best oxtail and gravy in town before trying the famous Philly Cheesesteak Cookie.

Thursday
Mar 2
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 4

Best of New York

On this road trip, G. Garvin sets off to find some of the best Southern-inspired food the Empire State has to offer. First he heads to Harlem, where Chef Ayala Donchin serves up decadent desserts at Evelyn's Kitchen where specialties include their cupcakes and signature Pudgies. Next, he heads to Peaches in Brooklyn where they take Southern hospitality to a whole new level with mouthwatering dishes like the Black Skillet Chicken. G. wraps up his trip at Rye Roadhouse in Rye, NY, for some authentic Cajun specialties including the popular blackened alligator.

Thursday
Apr 6
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Ann Arbor

G. Garvin searches for a taste of the south in Ann Arbor, MI. The first stop is Grange Kitchen and Bar, a local eatery that is serving up specialties like Fried Pig Head and Deep Fried Apple Pie. Then it's off to Ron's Road House to taste some of their delicious smoked barbecue sandwiches and sides before wrapping things up at Zingerman's Roadhouse where they combine two Southern classics in one with the Fried Chicken Mac and Cheese.

Thursday
Apr 6
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Las Vegas

G. Garvin hits the foodie jackpot in Las Vegas, NV, with stops at Hash House a Go Go for fried pork tenderloin and Sandy Valley Ranch for a cowboy lesson and steaks before trying the sweet and savory flavors of Pink Box Doughnuts.

Friday
May 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

G's West Coast

G. Garvin takes a foodie road trip out west starting in Las Vegas, NV, for some chicken-fried steak then pancakes in Las Angeles before having rotisserie pork loin, sweet potato spread and a cocktail in Venice, CA.

Friday
May 19
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Asheville

In the mountains of North Carolina is the gorgeous hidden gem, Asheville. G. Garvin takes in the sights by ziplining through Appalachia before landing in the sophisticated kitchen at Cucina 24 where Chef and owner Brian Canipeli teaches him how to make ravioli from scratch. G. then explores the local scene gathering fresh ingredients at Chop Shop Butchery, Blue Water Seafood, the local farmers' market and a local brewery. He makes a great meal for all the shop owners he met along the way.

Friday
May 19
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

New Jersey

G. Garvin is touring the food scene that rivals New York's in Hoboken, NJ, starting with 3Forty Grill where Chef Wally Weaver shares his special recipe for braised short rib. At Cava Winery, owners Deneah and Anthony give G. a tasting before he and Chef Michael use the Cava wine to cook a flavorful fish entree. Finally, G. visits Jersey institution Dickie Dee's where he sees how they make their famous Italian Hot Dog.

Friday
Jul 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Ft. Lauderdale

G. Garvin travels to Ft. Lauderdale on a mission that only he can accomplish. First, G. hits the high seas with Captain Jay and cooks up the catch of the day, Fried Fish with Spicy Mayo and Cheesy Grits. His next stop is Hot & Soul where a husband-and-wife team are serving up Southern comfort specialties with a twist, like their Gnaughty Gnocchi with oxtail. Then at Southern Swank, G. heads into the kitchen and learns how to make their famous Smoked Beer Can Chicken.

Thursday
Jan 25
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Best of the Midwest

G. Garvin tours the Midwest starting in South Bend, IN, at Cordance where they're turning out unique dishes like Pig Face Flatbread and Ham Hock Cupcakes. Then it's off to Carriage House in Chicago for a modern take on Lowcountry cooking. G. joins Chef Mark Steuer to bring the South up north with dishes like sweet bread, oyster roast and fried chicken with bread and butter pickles, sweet potato hot sauce and local honey. The trip ends in Ypsilanti, MI, at Cuppy's where G. samples the best of Southern comfort food -- everything from catfish and collards to meat loaf and fried okra.

Thursday
Mar 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Indiana

G. Garvin's trip to Indianapolis starts off at Wildflour, a bakery that's dishing up a Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding that would make any Southern grandma proud. Then it's a visit to Jay's Table for a twist on some Lowcountry classics with dishes like grilled salmon with ham hock and chicken livers with brown gravy and scrambled eggs. G. then heads to Valley restaurant where they're using the freshest local ingredients to make dishes like their famous pork fries -- french fries tossed in smoked paprika, topped off with pulled pork tenderloin, gravy and melted cheese.

Thursday
Mar 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Austin

With a saying like "Keep Austin Weird," G. Garvin dives headfirst into the young and hip local food scene in Austin, TX, to see just what makes it special. Since you can't visit Austin without going to a food truck, G. gets to work at Tenderland, where he helps to make their fried pork tenderloin sandwich. He then makes a pit stop at Hoover's Soular Food Trailer where he tastes raw and healthy versions of Southern favorites. Lastly, G. heads to Frank where first bartender Tara shares The Red-Headed Stranger, the restaurant's take on a Bloody Mary before he works with head chef Jody on the jackalope sausage, a mix of jack rabbit and antelope.

Thursday
Jul 12
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 1

Atlanta

G. Garvin heads to his hometown of Atlanta sampling some of its culinary delights starting with shrimp and grits at Local Three before satisfying his sweet tooth with red velvet cake at A Piece of Cake. He tops off the day with some inventive cocktails and fried chicken from JCT Kitchen.

Thursday
Jul 12
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Down Home

G. Garvin gets a taste of the south when he works on a goat farm in Franklin, TN, heads to a restaurant where tea is the star in Louisville, KY, and gets a tour of the bourbon process with a cooking lesson in Bardstown, KY.

Thursday
Jul 26
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 4

Oakland

G. Garvin is in Oakland visiting the Chop Bar sampling their meatloaf before heading to the Pietisserie for an Apple Pie. On a walking tour, G. tries everything from chicken and waffles to ceviche and ends with a wine sampling.

Thursday
Jul 26
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

G's West Coast

G. Garvin takes a foodie road trip out west starting in Las Vegas, NV, for some chicken-fried steak then pancakes in Las Angeles before having rotisserie pork loin, sweet potato spread and a cocktail in Venice, CA.

Thursday
Jul 26
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 9

Southern California

G. Garvin is in Southern California where he helps pick farm fresh items for a mixed greens salad and assists husband and wife restaurant owners as they prepare salmon croquettes and one of G.'s favorites: fish and grits.

Thursday
Jul 26
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Virginia

In Richmond, G. Garvin meets with Chef Walter of Lemaire at the Jefferson Hotel for his take on the fried green tomato and Comfort restaurant, where Chef Jason shares his techniques on prepairing braised pork and sides. In nearby Glen Allen, Va., G. experiences a day in the life at Lavender Fields farm with owner Nicole before preparing a simple and summery skirt steak salad.

Thursday
Aug 9
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Best of the Bayou

G. Garvin is checking out the best the bayou has to offer. His tour starts with proper etouffee in Breaux Bridge, LA, followed by true Texas-style and fall-off-the-bone ribs in Houston, TX, before stopping for food, drinks and music in New Orleans.

Thursday
Aug 9
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Louisville

G. Garvin is in Louisville, KY, sampling some local favorite restaurant fare like slow-cooked black bean oxtail with lima beans, pork belly BLT sandwiches, classic diner fare and classic Louisville burgoo stew.

Thursday
Aug 9
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 2

Best of Georgia

G. Garvin's hitting the best of Georgia stopping at Atlanta's Yeah! Burger for a bison burger, Decatur's Brick Store Pub for fish, chips and craft beer then Roswell's Fickle Pickle for a fried green tomato sandwich.

Thursday
Aug 9
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Brooklyn

G. Garvin heads to Brooklyn to see what makes this borough so vibrant beginning with Pies 'N' Thighs, a Southern restaurant free of frills and pretension. G. joins the restaurant's owners to sample their fried chicken and fixin's, and gets the scoop on how Sarah Buck makes her sour cherry pear pie. G. then stops by the Burger Bistro and meets with chef and owner John to make his Ossobucco burger before making his own Brooklyn-worth creation. Finally, G. heads to Breukelen Distillery and visits with Brad Estabrooke who walks G. through the process of making their delicious gin.

Thursday
Aug 23
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 12

Washington, DC

G. Garvin goes on a culinary adventure in Washington, DC, starting at Sixth Engine for grilled shrimp and black eyed peas then on to Birch and Barley for honey-glazed duck. Finally, G. stops by Boundary Road for brick chicken.

Thursday
Aug 23
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Asheville

In the mountains of North Carolina is the gorgeous hidden gem, Asheville. G. Garvin takes in the sights by ziplining through Appalachia before landing in the sophisticated kitchen at Cucina 24 where Chef and owner Brian Canipeli teaches him how to make ravioli from scratch. G. then explores the local scene gathering fresh ingredients at Chop Shop Butchery, Blue Water Seafood, the local farmers' market and a local brewery. He makes a great meal for all the shop owners he met along the way.

Thursday
Aug 23
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

Charleston

G. Garvin explores Charleston, SC, a lovely busy city with a passion for quality and tradition. G. and Chef Chris Stewart of the Glass Onion cook a fresh and sophisticated pork belly dish. Tammy Karsada opens up her shop, Cakes by Kasarda, to G. when they make a fun cake from scratch. G. is then taken on a Lowcountry adventure with Shane Ziegler where they round up the seafood they'll need for a classic boil.

Thursday
Aug 23
11:30am | 10:30c

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G. Garvin

Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry "G." Garvin travels throughout the country to savor the varied and delicious tastes of the South.