Ever wonder what the biggest food stars and chefs eat in their free time — when they're paying? Find out on The Best Thing I Ever Ate! It's the ultimate guide to the country's most-amazing meals, eats and treats as told by the pros who spend their lives obsessing over food.

Season 9
Season 9

Rise and Dine 20:00

Famous chefs and foodies describe the best breakfasts they've ever eaten.

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Atlanta

In Atlanta, Aaron Sanchez and Roger Mooking take on "Il Diavolo" Pizza.

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Season 7, Episode 12

San Diego

San Diego may be the land of sun, surf and fun, but it's also home to some of the best dining spots around. From a bacon burger at Hodad's that left us speechless, to the chilaquiles at Mexican hotspot Talavera, we're hitting some of the best spots this side of the boarder. From the peanut butter spread at Spread, to the extra-delicious chocolate cake at Extraordinary Desserts, dining in San Diego will make you feel like it's summer all year long.

Thursday
Jan 17
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 7, Episode 9

NOLA

We're headed to New Orleans for some seriously delicious, world-renown food. From Po' Boys at Johnny's to Drago's amazing oysters, the Big Easy charms us with its distinct culinary style. It's not a trip to NOLA without having a Muffaletta at Domilises. The gumbo at Dooky Chase's is not to be missed, but the best way to start the day is with the namesake pastries from local favorite, Café Beignet.

Friday
Jan 18
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 10

New York

We're in New York City for a tour of the town's best eats. From Velselka's borscht in the East Village to smoked herring on the Upper West Side, we're criss-crossing the city in search of delicious food. We'll try some Tasty Hand Pulled Noodles in Chinatown and Cuban grilled corn at Café Habana in SoHo. It's not New York without Pizza, and Motorino's special round slice is the best of the best.

Friday
Jan 18
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Philadelphia

We're going to Philadelphia to show you some of the best things we ever ate. There's impossibly delicious pasta at Vetri and perfect mashed potatoes at Parc. Check out the crepes at Creperie Beau Monde for one of our favorite Francophile treats, but leave room for the Mexican tiramisu at Lolita. From the namesake Philly cheesesteak at Tony Luke's to the down, dirty, and delicious Junkyard Special at Sarcone's Deli, Philly's got it all.

Friday
Jan 18
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 12

San Diego

San Diego may be the land of sun, surf and fun, but it's also home to some of the best dining spots around. From a bacon burger at Hodad's that left us speechless, to the chilaquiles at Mexican hotspot Talavera, we're hitting some of the best spots this side of the boarder. From the peanut butter spread at Spread, to the extra-delicious chocolate cake at Extraordinary Desserts, dining in San Diego will make you feel like it's summer all year long.

Friday
Jan 18
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 0, Episode 7

Chocolicious

Calling all chocolate lovers! We're getting the inside scoop on all things chocolate. Alton Brown takes a trip to Charleston, S.C., for some heavenly chocolate pudding, while Aaron Sanchez has some not-so-classic New York pizza ... for dessert! Grab a glass of milk and make sure you leave room for dessert.

Sunday
Jan 20
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 8

Southern Eats

It's time for some good, old-fashioned country cooking as Guy Fieri, Alton Brown, Sunny Anderson and Duff Goldman round up their favorite Southern eats. Sit back, relax and get ready to salivate.

Sunday
Jan 20
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 7

Chocolicious

Calling all chocolate lovers! We're getting the inside scoop on all things chocolate. Alton Brown takes a trip to Charleston, S.C., for some heavenly chocolate pudding, while Aaron Sanchez has some not-so-classic New York pizza ... for dessert! Grab a glass of milk and make sure you leave room for dessert.

Monday
Jan 21
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 8

Southern Eats

It's time for some good, old-fashioned country cooking as Guy Fieri, Alton Brown, Sunny Anderson and Duff Goldman round up their favorite Southern eats. Sit back, relax and get ready to salivate.

Monday
Jan 21
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 5

Los Angeles

We're headed to Los Angeles, where the weather is warm and the food is fantastic. From the famous French dip at Phillipe's to local favorite Roscoe's for their chicken and waffles, you'll see why we love LA! And, in a city of cars, it's no surprise we found some of the best tacos in a truck, and a crave-worthy chili dog that came straight from a train. Los Angeles is the home to Hollywood, so of course. even the popcorn is perfect. We head to Arclight Cinema where the main attraction isn't always the movie!

Monday
Jan 21
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 6

Memphis

Memphis is home to Elvis, the birthplace of rock and roll, and some of the best things we ever ate! From sweet deals on steak dinners at The Butchershop, to the guilty pleasure of indulgent surf and turf at Iris, Memphis will have you singing with joy. And what's a southern city without barbecue! We found some of the best at Rendezvous, where the pulled pork sandwich will make you feel like the king.

Monday
Jan 21
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 7

Miami

We are headed to Miami for a little fun in the sun and some truly epic eats. We're trying it all, from stone crabs at Joe's, to the lamb shank at Sardinia. The piping hot oven at Fratelli La Bufala is turning out pillowy calzones, while the folks at Ola are cooling off with a nice and icy pear granita. And don't let the fabulous physiques of Miami Beach fool you, this city loves their sweets. With a trifecta of treats at Michaels Genuine and the chocolate peanut butter s'more from Prime 112, Miami has some of the best desserts around.

Monday
Jan 21
7pm | 6c
Season 7, Episode 8

Mid-Atlantic

We're touring the amazing Mid-Atlantic, sampling seafood like crab cakes in Baltimore and paella in Washington, DC. We found the perfect breakfast at Golden West Café, and some of the best beef we've ever had at Baltimore favorite, Chap's Pit Beef. And don't think we didn't save room for dessert! From a chocolate, marshmallow, peanut creation called the CMP at Woodberry Kitchen, to Baltimore's own bomb pie, we're trying it all on our Mid-Atlantic mission.

Monday
Jan 21
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 0, Episode 6

Decadent Desserts

Be sure to finish all your veggies because we've got the scoop on the best desserts around. Ted Allen, Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay are sharing their favorite sinful sweets, and you won't want to miss a bite. Mo Rocca is tempted by a sundae seductress, while Duff Goldman begs for a slice of killer tres leches cake. Throw your diet out the window -- this episode is decadently delicious.

Thursday
Jan 24
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode 11

Sweet Stuff

Duff Goldman, Alex Guarnaschelli, Alton Brown and Claire Robinson are bringing you a sugary shortlist that you won't want to miss. From passionfruit creme brulee in Hawaii to lemon ice box pie in Mississippi, keep your dentist on standby because these are some seriously sweet treats.

Thursday
Jan 24
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 9

Awesome Asian

Put down the fork and knife and break out your chopsticks! Your favorite Food Network stars are giving you a rundown of the most awesome Asian foods they've ever had. Alex Guarnaschelli heads north for miso soup in Maine, while Duff Goldman has his mind blown by an Iron Chef in New York. No need to wait for a fortune cookie: You're in for some incredible eats.

Thursday
Jan 24
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 5

Comforting Classics

There's nothing quite as comforting as a classic, down-home meal that reminds you of the good old days. For Ted Allen, it's a cinnamon roll, and for Giada De Laurentiis, it has to be pot pie. Rachael Ray heads to New York for a slice of home, while Sunny Anderson finds bread pudding that makes her smile in New Orleans. These comforting dishes are hot from the oven and sure to warm your soul.

Thursday
Jan 24
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 9

Awesome Asian

Put down the fork and knife and break out your chopsticks! Your favorite Food Network stars are giving you a rundown of the most awesome Asian foods they've ever had. Alex Guarnaschelli heads north for miso soup in Maine, while Duff Goldman has his mind blown by an Iron Chef in New York. No need to wait for a fortune cookie: You're in for some incredible eats.

Friday
Jan 25
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 5

Comforting Classics

There's nothing quite as comforting as a classic, down-home meal that reminds you of the good old days. For Ted Allen, it's a cinnamon roll, and for Giada De Laurentiis, it has to be pot pie. Rachael Ray heads to New York for a slice of home, while Sunny Anderson finds bread pudding that makes her smile in New Orleans. These comforting dishes are hot from the oven and sure to warm your soul.

Friday
Jan 25
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 3

Carnivore's Delight

We're giving into our carnivorous cravings and sharing our favorite hunks of meat from restaurant menus all over the country. Bobby Flay, Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli and Cat Cora bring you the finest duck, chicken, pork and beef while Duff Goldman and Marcela Valladolid indulge in their favorite sweet meat treats.

Sunday
Jan 27
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 4

Fried Favorites

Fire up the fryer for the crispiest and crunchiest dishes this country has to offer. From gravy-smothered french fries in Cleveland, Ohio, to tempura-battered bacon in New York City, it's all getting deep-fried. Alton Brown finds his favorite fried chicken, Sunny Anderson stumbles upon a deep-fried candy bar, and Aarti Sequeira savors an international spin with samosas. This lineup is fabulously fried and GBD -- golden, brown and delicious.

Sunday
Jan 27
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 3

Carnivore's Delight

We're giving into our carnivorous cravings and sharing our favorite hunks of meat from restaurant menus all over the country. Bobby Flay, Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli and Cat Cora bring you the finest duck, chicken, pork and beef while Duff Goldman and Marcela Valladolid indulge in their favorite sweet meat treats.

Monday
Jan 28
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 4

Fried Favorites

Fire up the fryer for the crispiest and crunchiest dishes this country has to offer. From gravy-smothered french fries in Cleveland, Ohio, to tempura-battered bacon in New York City, it's all getting deep-fried. Alton Brown finds his favorite fried chicken, Sunny Anderson stumbles upon a deep-fried candy bar, and Aarti Sequeira savors an international spin with samosas. This lineup is fabulously fried and GBD -- golden, brown and delicious.

Monday
Jan 28
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 9

NOLA

We're headed to New Orleans for some seriously delicious, world-renown food. From Po' Boys at Johnny's to Drago's amazing oysters, the Big Easy charms us with its distinct culinary style. It's not a trip to NOLA without having a Muffaletta at Domilises. The gumbo at Dooky Chase's is not to be missed, but the best way to start the day is with the namesake pastries from local favorite, Café Beignet.

Monday
Jan 28
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 10

New York

We're in New York City for a tour of the town's best eats. From Velselka's borscht in the East Village to smoked herring on the Upper West Side, we're criss-crossing the city in search of delicious food. We'll try some Tasty Hand Pulled Noodles in Chinatown and Cuban grilled corn at Café Habana in SoHo. It's not New York without Pizza, and Motorino's special round slice is the best of the best.

Monday
Jan 28
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Philadelphia

We're going to Philadelphia to show you some of the best things we ever ate. There's impossibly delicious pasta at Vetri and perfect mashed potatoes at Parc. Check out the crepes at Creperie Beau Monde for one of our favorite Francophile treats, but leave room for the Mexican tiramisu at Lolita. From the namesake Philly cheesesteak at Tony Luke's to the down, dirty, and delicious Junkyard Special at Sarcone's Deli, Philly's got it all.

Monday
Jan 28
7pm | 6c