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

Tuesday
Nov 13
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Miami

G. Garvin is searching for Southern classics in Miami, FL, and begins at Crackers where he cooks up tender Maple Glazed Pork Chops with a side of Buttery Sweet Potato Mash. The road trip then takes him to Swine where he gets a lesson in how to make Key Lime Pie, a Miami favorite, and gets a taste of their famous dish: the Hoppin' Jack Rabbit. G. wraps things up downtown at Batch Gastropub for some of the best Pork Belly in town and a taste of their specially blended cocktails.

Tuesday
Nov 13
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Nov 13
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Nov 27
10am | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Nov 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 0, Episode 2

G. Garvin's Southern Holiday

G. Garvin puts together an incredible holiday feast, cooking his favorite southern inspired holiday dishes at home for family and friends. The meal starts with appetizers including Southern Style Deviled Eggs and Pimento Cheese Toast With Smoked Ham Hock. Then it's onto the meal with mouthwatering Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs, Roasted Cornish Hens and Orange and Honey Baked Ham. G.'s mother and daughter join him in the kitchen to make some of their family favorite sides like Candied Sweet Potato Casserole and Homemade Mac and Cheese. Plus, no holiday meal is complete without dessert and G. is making the ultimate Southern treat, Peach Cobbler.

Tuesday
Nov 27
11am | 10c
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.

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

Connecticut

G. Garvin heads to Connecticut searching for southern-inspired dishes. He starts his road trip at Mama's Boy Southern Table and Refuge in Norwalk where they're putting their own fresh spin on some traditional Southern classics like their Espresso-Rubbed Short Ribs. The next stop is the Corner, a breakfast spot in Milford that has all the locals buzzing with its southern flavors in dishes like their Spiced Duck Tortilla and Peaches and Cream-Stuffed French Toast. G. ends his tour at Sandra's Next Generation in New Haven where they're cooking up staples so authentic, you'd think you were in the deep south!

Tuesday
Dec 11
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 11
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 11
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 0, Episode 2

G. Garvin's Southern Holiday

G. Garvin puts together an incredible holiday feast, cooking his favorite southern inspired holiday dishes at home for family and friends. The meal starts with appetizers including Southern Style Deviled Eggs and Pimento Cheese Toast With Smoked Ham Hock. Then it's onto the meal with mouthwatering Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs, Roasted Cornish Hens and Orange and Honey Baked Ham. G.'s mother and daughter join him in the kitchen to make some of their family favorite sides like Candied Sweet Potato Casserole and Homemade Mac and Cheese. Plus, no holiday meal is complete without dessert and G. is making the ultimate Southern treat, Peach Cobbler.

Tuesday
Dec 25
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

New York City

G. Garvin heads to New York in search of big Southern flavors. First, it's Texas-style barbecue at Mighty Quinn's Barbeque, where the chef is serving up juicy slow-cooked ribs, brisket and chicken. Then it's off to Bell Book and Candle where G. picks fresh vegetables from a roof-top garden to top off succulent pork belly and crispy buttermilk fried chicken. G. finishes his trip at Double Wide and has fun mixing up their signature Southern-inspired cocktails like Sweet Tea Bourbon Lemonade and the Dirty South Martini.

Tuesday
Dec 25
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 25
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.