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Season 11, Episode 9

More Than I Can Count!

Some special dishes are so good you can enjoy them over and over again. Andrew Zimmern has lost count of how many times he's indulged in the infamous barbecue chicken from Miss Myra's Pit Bar-B-Que in Birmingham, Ala. Aarti Sequeira can't stop ordering her favorite handmade ice cream at Salt and Straw in Los Angeles, and Duff Goldman can't keep track of all the jumbo lump crab cakes he has eaten at Faidley's Seafood in Baltimore.

Sunday
Aug 7
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 0, Episode 1

Crazy Cheesy

We're bringing you the ooiest and gooiest cheese dishes this country has to offer. From fried cheese curds in Wisconsin to lasagna grilled cheese in Cleveland, we're trying them all. Alex Guarnaschelli brings you the finest of French cuisine while Bobby Flay gets down on an American classic. And don't think we didn't save room for dessert -- we have some sweet, cheesy treats that will blow you away.

Sunday
Aug 7
11pm | 10c
Season 12, Episode 2

Bold Brunch

Too late for breakfast and too early for lunch means it's time for the biggest and boldest brunches around. Andrew Zimmern heads to his happy place in Houston, Texas, for a remarkable brunch buffet while Anne Burrell says goodbye to hunger in Los Angeles with homemade sausage, eggs and cakes. Then, in Chicago, Jeff Mauro fuels up with an entire meal packed into one giant glass.

Monday
Aug 8
2am | 1c
Season 11, Episode 9

More Than I Can Count!

Some special dishes are so good you can enjoy them over and over again. Andrew Zimmern has lost count of how many times he's indulged in the infamous barbecue chicken from Miss Myra's Pit Bar-B-Que in Birmingham, Ala. Aarti Sequeira can't stop ordering her favorite handmade ice cream at Salt and Straw in Los Angeles, and Duff Goldman can't keep track of all the jumbo lump crab cakes he has eaten at Faidley's Seafood in Baltimore.

Monday
Aug 8
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 0, Episode 1

Crazy Cheesy

We're bringing you the ooiest and gooiest cheese dishes this country has to offer. From fried cheese curds in Wisconsin to lasagna grilled cheese in Cleveland, we're trying them all. Alex Guarnaschelli brings you the finest of French cuisine while Bobby Flay gets down on an American classic. And don't think we didn't save room for dessert -- we have some sweet, cheesy treats that will blow you away.

Monday
Aug 8
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 7

Let's Do Lunch

The best lunchtime hot spots are sure to fill any craving, satisfy any hunger and generally just make you happy. Ali Khan makes a beeline for an over-the-top pistachio chicken salad creation in Austin, Texas. In Atlanta, Jernard Wells gets bad to the bone with finger lickin' good ribs, while in New York City, Martha Stewart has a lunchtime special you won't want to miss.

Tuesday
Aug 9
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 5

The Upper Crust

The best part of any dish is what holds it all together -- the crust! Chef Beau MacMillan's favorite pot pie in Phoenix, Arizona, takes on Duff Goldman's seafood pie pick in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Next, Jason Smith's favorite picture-perfect pork tenderloin boasts a clever crust that is sure to turn some heads.

Tuesday
Aug 9
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Tuesday
Aug 9
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.

Tuesday
Aug 9
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 10, Episode 4

On A Date

Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, bellies are full and love is in the air as we celebrate the best meals for any romantic occasion. Alex Guarnaschelli wines and dines with the most amazing gnocchi ever made in New York City. Jeff Mauro is dressed to impress and ready to swoon over a mouthwatering, 14-karat gold cake in Chicago, and get ready for a date with Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski as they light the night on fire with simply perfect pasta.

Thursday
Aug 11
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 11

Decadent Donuts

We're paying respects to a treat that is universally loved and has stood the test of time -- the doughnut! Alton Brown takes us on a trip to Memphis to honor the original glazed doughnut that started it all. Alex Guarnaschelli goes weak in the knees for an apple doughnut from New York City. And we can't contain our taste buds as Scott Conant shows off all the tropical flavors of a coconut cream-filled delight.

Thursday
Aug 11
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

#Throwback

We're talking about throwback dishes that are better now than ever before! Alton Brown takes a field trip to Richmond, Va., to get his favorite boxed lunch, while Chef Tregaye Fraser pulls up to a memorable drive-in for a slice of cake. Jeff Mauro shares the oldest pedigree of Chicagoan cuisine, and Alex Guarnaschelli slips into a food coma over her pigs in a blanket.

Thursday
Aug 11
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Aug 11
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 9, Episode 12

I'll Have What They're Having

Word of mouth is strong and we're urged to have what the people are having! Antonia Lofaso listens to what the people and immediately falls in love with a sourdough cinnamon roll in Los Angeles. Geoffrey Zakarian can barely contain himself as he gushes over the famous meatball and salad -- a dish that truly everyone is having. And Monti Carlo listens to the crowd and indulges in pork belly pastrami.

Sunday
Aug 14
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 13

One of a Kind

We're talking about dishes that are unique, original and unlike anything that's come before. Alton Brown has his eye -- and his stomach -- set on a genuine creation called the Crab Rangoon Pizza. Jonathon Sawyer says he's found a blast of flavor that's too good to be true in Los Angeles. And Tregaye Fraser attempts the impossible with the most obscure and jaw-dropping dish yet.

Sunday
Aug 14
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 0, Episode 10

Brunch!

Whether you like your brunch savory or sweet, we've got you covered. Your favorite Food Network stars are sharing their best brunch orders at restaurants around the country. While Chef Beau MacMillan takes a trip to Phoenix for waffle dogs, Chef Michael Symon continues his quest for corned beef hash in Cleveland, and Adam Gertler grabs a breakfast pizza in Los Angeles. Roll out of bed and grab a cup of coffee -- you won't want to miss these picks!

Sunday
Aug 14
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sugar Rush

Giada De Laurentiis, Duff Goldman and Sandra Lee reveal what satiates their sweet tooth. From s'mores to a handmade chocolate crunch bar covered in bacon, these best-ever desserts are sure to give you a sugar rush!

Sunday
Aug 14
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 8

Between Bread

There's more to sandwiches than a couple of slices of meat and some cheese! In this episode, Iron Chef Michael Symon demonstrates how Clevelanders eat a Polish Boy Sandwich, Guy Fieri gets to the meat of things in Baltimore, and Aaron McCargo Jr. is torn between two cheese steaks! Find out what your favorite Food Network stars say is "The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... Between Bread!"

Sunday
Aug 14
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Hidden Treasures

Tyler Florence, Sunny Anderson, Ted Allen and others reveal secret favorite dishes that are, literally, off the charts! From an-off-the-beaten-path Hawaiian pork dish to an "in-the-know" supersized slice of Sizzling Bacon. These hidden treasures may not be pirate's booty but they're definitely worth their "wait" in gold!

Sunday
Aug 14
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 11

Serious Spice

Good food is the spice of life, and we're adding a little kick with our flavor-filled favorites! Jeff Mauro takes us to Chicago for 23 mole sauces, and Donal Skehan will have you sweating as he attacks the hottest taco in Los Angeles. Aaron Sanchez talks about his beloved barbecue with a surprise twist, while Duff Goldman's intricate 16-spice favorite is a can't-miss dish in New York.

Sunday
Aug 14
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sugar Rush

Giada De Laurentiis, Duff Goldman and Sandra Lee reveal what satiates their sweet tooth. From s'mores to a handmade chocolate crunch bar covered in bacon, these best-ever desserts are sure to give you a sugar rush!

Monday
Aug 15
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 8

Between Bread

There's more to sandwiches than a couple of slices of meat and some cheese! In this episode, Iron Chef Michael Symon demonstrates how Clevelanders eat a Polish Boy Sandwich, Guy Fieri gets to the meat of things in Baltimore, and Aaron McCargo Jr. is torn between two cheese steaks! Find out what your favorite Food Network stars say is "The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... Between Bread!"

Monday
Aug 15
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Hidden Treasures

Tyler Florence, Sunny Anderson, Ted Allen and others reveal secret favorite dishes that are, literally, off the charts! From an-off-the-beaten-path Hawaiian pork dish to an "in-the-know" supersized slice of Sizzling Bacon. These hidden treasures may not be pirate's booty but they're definitely worth their "wait" in gold!

Monday
Aug 15
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 11

Serious Spice

Good food is the spice of life, and we're adding a little kick with our flavor-filled favorites! Jeff Mauro takes us to Chicago for 23 mole sauces, and Donal Skehan will have you sweating as he attacks the hottest taco in Los Angeles. Aaron Sanchez talks about his beloved barbecue with a surprise twist, while Duff Goldman's intricate 16-spice favorite is a can't-miss dish in New York.

Monday
Aug 15
3:30am | 2:30c
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
Aug 16
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 13

Small Plates, Big Taste

Our favorite small plates are bursting with flavor. Chef Beau MacMillan dives into some scallops, while Roger Mooking takes you to Texas for succulent chicken. Don't miss out when food blogger Molly Yeh reveals the secret to her favorite fried pickles. And if you drink wine, save the cork as Monti Carlo unleashes the truth behind an old brining wives tale.

Tuesday
Aug 16
2:30pm | 1:30c