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Season 1, Episode 5

Pizza

Duff Goldman, Ted Allen, and Tyler Florence offer their personal take on where to find the best pizza -- from Seattle to Chicago, NY to LA, deep dish to thin crust.

Sunday
Jun 11
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Obsessions

Find out what Giada will do for just one more bite of Lemon-Scallion Dungeness Crab, how many spicy Buffalo Wings Aaron McCargo Jr. can eat in a day! Chefs including Bobby Flay and Tyler Florence reveal dishes that have become their obsessions.

Monday
Aug 14
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 9

The Classics

For Food Network stars including Ina, Emeril, Giada and others no food is more comforting than ... "The Classics." From perfectly juicy prime rib, to creamy mashed potatoes, succulent meatloaf, and more, discover where their most memorable favorites will never go out of style.

Tuesday
Aug 29
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 11

Finger Food

Alton Brown, Gail Simmons, Alex Guarnaschelli and others are throwin' down the cutlery and reaching for their best ever finger foods -- from roasted toasted ravioli and crispy fried pickles to sacrilegious but oh so delicious bacon wrapped Matzo Balls!

Tuesday
Sep 26
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Chicago

Chicago may be famous for its architecture, but we're here for the food! We've got a deep love for Gino's deep dish pizza, and the pork rinds at Publican are some of the best ever. And who doesn't love a hot dog? The classic Chicago Dog at Weiner Circle can't be topped. And in a city where the river turns green, don't be surprised to find that some of the best chocolate is white!

Sunday
Oct 22
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 7

Chocolate

Whether it's melting in a souffle, wrapped around creme brulee, poured over chicken or baked into a cookie that defies all chocolate logic -- this is definitely chocolate at its best! Food Network stars including Alton, Duff, Tyler Florence and Claire Robinson unwrap their favorite chocolate delights.

Sunday
Nov 5
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 1

All American

Guy Fieri, Michael Symon, Alton Brown and Bobby Flay are just a few of the star spangled chefs wavin' a flag for their favorite All American dish. We're talkin' sauced-up BBQ Fried Chicken, a Hot Dog with 50 topping choices, an Apple Pie smothered in salted caramel, and a sandwich so gloriously over-the-top it can only be American!

Monday
Jan 15
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Local Favorites

There are wonderful foods in far-away places ... and even better foods right around the corner from home! Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri and Wolfgang Puck are among the Food Network stars who reveal their favorite local dishes -- from the ultimate French Onion soup, to a crispy pepper pizza, and an unbelievably delicious salt encrusted fish. Coconut cake, a classic Chicago dog, and a pepper beef sandwich round out the list!

Tuesday
Feb 6
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

On A Stick

Giada, Cat, Claire, Tyler and others go beyond the county fair to find the dishes they say taste the best ... on a stick! From Nitrogen frozen fruit pops and cheese injected tomatoes, to a classic caramel apple and a good ole fashioned corn dog. Whether it's familiar or something new, these delicious dishes are sure to stick with you.

Thursday
Mar 29
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 9

Big Cheese

Jeff Mauro, Geoffrey Zakarian, Jamika Pessoa and Bobby Flay are just a few of your favorite food personalities sharing their all-time favorite ways to indulge in some cheesy goodness. Whether it's a cheese curd-stuffed bratwurst or a fried cheese work of art, macaroni and cheese or the most incredible Queso Fundido, these cheese dishes are sure to blow your taste buds.

Monday
Apr 2
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Simply Irresistible

A perfectly roasted chicken, sticky buns laden with sweet delicious caramel, and succulent seafood in a sauce that's "off the hook" -- find out why Guy, Bobby, Duff and others say these dishes and more are Simply Irresistible.

Thursday
May 31
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Last Supper

Pizza, crispy fried chicken, succulent juicy duck, a pasta feast extravaganza and smoky sweet BBQ pork -- these are just a few of the meals that Michael Symon, Cat Cora, Sunny Anderson, Ted Allen and others say are, literally, to die for. Before they meet the Reaper, find out where your favorite Food Network stars will go for their ... LAST SUPPER.

Monday
Jul 23
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 5

Pizza

Duff Goldman, Ted Allen, and Tyler Florence offer their personal take on where to find the best pizza -- from Seattle to Chicago, NY to LA, deep dish to thin crust.

Monday
Jul 23
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

With Bacon

What makes everything better? Bacon! Whether it's on a burger or a donut, Food Network stars including Guy Fieri, Duff, and Aida Mollenkamp talk about their favorite foods made with bacon. From San Diego to Atlanta, L.A. to New York, find out where to get the best pork-a-licious dishes, and why these accomplished chefs say it's "The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... with bacon!"

Monday
Jul 23
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 11

Hot and Spicy

Things start heating up when Tyler Florence, Ted Allen, Ina Garten, The Neelys and others share their best ever hot and spicy dishes. From delicious mouth-burning Spicy Crab to eye-watering Cajun style Jambalaya Pasta, find out why these dishes and more are making temperatures rise!

Monday
Jul 23
7:30pm | 6:30c
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
Jul 23
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 8

Extra Crispy

We're tracking down the crunchiest, flakiest and noisiest favorite foods. In New York, Justin Warner shares a pizza completely enclosed in the ultimate crispy crust. Alex Guarnaschelli heads down south to New Orleans for her favorite bite at Turkey and the Wolf, and Fanny Slater travels all the way to Hawaii for her favorite Crispy Tuna Roll.

Monday
Jul 23
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 7

Southern Charm

We're checking out the best rich, hearty, home-style cooking straight from the South. Roger Mooking can't pass up a simple yet magical Southern dish, while Food Network Star winner Jason Smith introduces the epitome of a Southern sandwich. If you've been looking for the best shrimp and grits, let Alton Brown tell you where to go. And Chef Beau MacMillan goes deep for a low-country boil you won't ever forget!

Monday
Jul 23
9:30pm | 8:30c
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.

Tuesday
Jul 24
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 8

Extra Crispy

We're tracking down the crunchiest, flakiest and noisiest favorite foods. In New York, Justin Warner shares a pizza completely enclosed in the ultimate crispy crust. Alex Guarnaschelli heads down south to New Orleans for her favorite bite at Turkey and the Wolf, and Fanny Slater travels all the way to Hawaii for her favorite Crispy Tuna Roll.

Tuesday
Jul 24
1am | 12c
Season 8, Episode 7

Southern Charm

We're checking out the best rich, hearty, home-style cooking straight from the South. Roger Mooking can't pass up a simple yet magical Southern dish, while Food Network Star winner Jason Smith introduces the epitome of a Southern sandwich. If you've been looking for the best shrimp and grits, let Alton Brown tell you where to go. And Chef Beau MacMillan goes deep for a low-country boil you won't ever forget!

Tuesday
Jul 24
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

Thursday
Jul 26
3pm | 2c
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.

Thursday
Jul 26
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Thursday
Jul 26
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 4

At a Deli

Flavorful tender brisket, mouth-watering corned beef, an incredible Rueben with a twist, and a torpedo-sized hoagie. These are just a few of the foods Duff, Alton Brown, Claire Robinson, Ted Allen and others say are The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... At A Deli.

Sunday
Aug 12
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 10

Eggstraordinary

Truffled egg toast, Reuben Egg Rolls, Foot High Lemon Meringue Pie and Strawberry Souffle are just a few of the EGGstraordinary dishes Gail Simmons, Alton Brown, Robert Irvine and others are EGGcited to talk about in this EGGceptional episode of The Best Thing I Ever Ate!

Monday
Aug 20
8pm | 7c