Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry "G." Garvin travels through Georgia exploring the tastes of the South.
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
Season 2, Episode 8

G's Favorite California Spots

G. Garvin visits the Original Farmers Market in Las Angeles and enjoys the local eats with Southern flare including New Orleans cuisine, hot dogs, ice cream and pizza before getting a lesson in what makes great barbecue.

Thursday
Sep 6
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Sep 6
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Farm to Table

G. Garvin discovers the hard work and versatility of farm-to-table cooking in Raleigh, NC. He starts at Royal Oak Peanuts where he shares a peanut-inspired breakfast before preparing a meal using greens he helped picked at Coon Rock Farm.

Thursday
Sep 6
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 5

Nashville

G. Garvin is trying Nashville's best meals including pork loin, greens and mac and cheese from Lockeland Table, hot chicken from 400 Degrees Hot Chicken and caps off the trip with fried chicken livers from John A's Restaurant.

Thursday
Sep 6
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Sep 20
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Sep 20
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Boston

G. Garvin heads to Boston where he finds some serious Southern comfort. He starts off at Estelle's where he gets in the kitchen and cooks up Chicken Fried Steak topped with Sausage Gravy before heading to Highland Kitchen for a taste of their much talked about Spicy Goat Stew. G. ends the evening at Darryl's Corner Bar and Kitchen for some Catfish Tacos and jams to the house band.

Thursday
Sep 20
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 13

Rhode Island

On this road trip, G. Garvin sets out to find Southern specialties in Rhode Island. First stop is Bistro 22 for seared scallops over grit cakes, and "breakfast in jar," a dish made with house smoked bacon, crispy potato, short rib and a poached egg. Next, Succotash, for a brisket sandwich that's loaded with so much love, you need a knife and fork to eat it! G. brings it on home at Haven Brothers Diner, a Rhode Island institution that's serving up guilty pleasures like their "triple murder burger," three juicy burger patties topped with bacon and a whole lot of fixin's. He washes it all down with their delicious homemade coffee milk shake.

Thursday
Sep 20
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 2
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 11

Chicago

G. Garvin heads to the Windy City and stops at Grandma J's Kitchen, where they're putting their own spin on comfort food classics with dishes like Chicken and Waffle Fritters and "The Works": an egg, bacon, kale and potato hash served with fried tomatoes. Then it's off to Honey Butter Fried Chicken, a restaurant whose name says it all! G. wraps things up at The Purple Pig where he meets a father and son team that's bringing a unique Southern flair to dishes like Fried Pig's Ear with Crispy Kale, Pickled Cherry Peppers and a fried egg.

Tuesday
Oct 2
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 2
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 2
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 16
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

San Francisco

G. Garvin is checking out the eats in San Francisco starting with a fried catfish po' boy at Brenda's Soul Food. Next, he cracks crabs for customers at the legendary Alioto's before trying a unique duck dish at Hops and Hominy.

Tuesday
Oct 16
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 16
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 8

Oahu

G. Garvin hits the streets in Hawaii and meets up with the owner of Dat Cajun Guy Food Truck who prepares a New Orleans-style jambalaya that brings Bourbon Street straight to Oahu. Then he heads to Monkey Pod for a juicy pulled pork sandwich and classic down-home kale salad, topped off with their take on strawberry cream pie. G. ends his trip at Hughley's Southern Cuisine where a military vet is serving up traditional soul food like smothered pork chops and gravy, mashed potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Tuesday
Oct 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 30
10am | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 30
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 30
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 7

The Big Island

G. Garvin heads to Hawaii and hooks up with the King of Kona's culinary scene, Sam Choy. Their first stop is Kaaloa's Super J's where they specialize in Lau Lau, a dish made with slow cooked pork and cabbage. Next stop is Big Jake's Island B-B-Q, where the Texas-style barbecue has customers lining up to taste some of their famous ribs, brisket and chicken. Then it's on to Umeke's for traditional Hawaiian Poke served up with lots of love! G. ends the day at a traditional Hawaiian luau, where he gets a hands-on experience creating the perfect southern-inspired menu under the stars.

Tuesday
Oct 30
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Nov 13
10am | 9c

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