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A look at what celebrity chefs and Food Network hosts like to eat when the cameras stop rolling. Each episode of the series will delve into some of the network stars' favorite food spots and the meals that they would travel thousands of miles to have again. They dish on fantastic desserts, the best barbecue joints and where to find the comfort foods they crave. Each bite is a trip down memory lane as they recount stories of healing and discovery through their most cherished treats and eats.

Latest episodes

aired 41 days ago
Sharing seven popular go-to dishes from restaurants across the country; Jason Smith visits an ice cream shop; Bobby Flay reveals his secret neighborhood joint; Beau MacMillan shares his favorite salad; Katie Lee admits her love for a grilled pizza.
aired 43 days ago
Alton Brown stops to get his favorite boxed lunch; Chef Tregaye Fraser visits a drive-in for a slice of cake; Jeff Mauro shares the oldest pedigree of Chicagoan cuisine; Alex Guarnaschelli slips into a food coma over pigs in a blanket.
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Martha Stewart shares a perfect meaty powerhouse in New York; Alex Guarnaschelli uncovers a heavy-hitting pork bun in Minneapolis; Wolfgang Puck reveals where he gets his favorite crispy Asian dish.
aired 48 days ago
Carla Hall shows off beautiful beets from Michigan; Molly Yeh reveals the surprise inside the ultimate breakfast muffin; Aaron Sanchez shares his warm cookies and milk; Alton Brown talks about his favorite dish at Destroyer in Los Angeles.
aired 50 days ago
Justin Brunson shares where he gets his favorite meatballs; Monti Carlo digs into her heritage and discovers the best chicharron in Los Angeles; Bobby Flay doesn't joke around when it comes to meat, so he reveals the steak he says is the best around.
aired 55 days ago
Alton Brown talks up his favorite beef Wellington; Jamika Pessoa melts over buttery biscuits; Beau MacMillan Tratto's pasta in Phoenix is worth waiting for; Duff Goldman is okay with waiting in line at this special hot chicken joint.
aired 57 days ago
Alton Brown has his eye set on a crab Rangoon pizza; Jonathon Sawyer finds a blast of flavor that may be too good to be true; Tregaye Fraser attempts the most obscure and jaw-dropping dish yet.
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Robert Irvine takes his wife's advice and discovers the world's greatest omelet at Babystack's Cafe in Las Vegas, Nev.; Sabin Lomac learns the secret of a genuine Philly cheesesteak; Duff Goldman borrows his brother's favorite spectacular surprise.
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Alex Guarnaschelli ends the debate over where to find the best bagel; Jeff Mauro finds a game-changing falafel in the back of a jewelry store; Geoffrey Zakarian unearths hidden Mexican treasure in Buffalo, N.Y.
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Wolfgang Puck admires APL Restaurant in Los Angeles for making a sandwich that's well worth the wait; Antonia Lofaso finds cavatelli truly irresistible; Geoffrey Zakarian shares his love for smoked brisket.
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Scott Conant and an updated take on classic potato tots; Jernard Wells devours a delectable dish of salt and pepper calamari in Atlanta; Tregaye Fraser and the Belly Benedict.
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From macaroni and cheese to milkshakes, these are the greatest dishes found on the kids' menu; Alex Guarnaschelli shares her comfort food; Claudia Sandoval shows how fun it is to play with food; the Legendairy Milkshake Bar in Nashville, Tenn.
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Jeff Mauro indulges in a 100-layer vanilla creme doughnut that is full of surprises; Antonia Lofaso cracks the yolk on ricotta and egg ravioli in Los Angeles; Lee Anne Wong heads to Hawaii for a unique and irresistible quesadilla.
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Jeff Mauro gets happy about an angry lobster sandwich. Sabin Lomac puts the pedal to the metal for The Bacon Truck's bacon mac and cheese bites. Ali Khan speeds towards the best food on wheels at LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue in Austin, Texas.
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America's best pancakes; the ultimate doughnuts; the world's most perfect seafood dish; the infamous Caesar salad.
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Duff Goldman and his donut from Baltimore; Alex Guarnaschelli brings along her must have paella from Chicago; what dessert Wolfgang Puck chooses above all others; recommendations from Monti Carlo, Dan Langan, Simon Majumdar, and Katie Pix.
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Alton Brown revisits a decadent, old-world pasta dish; Ali Khan chats up his favorite chicken parmigiana sandwich; Alex Guarnaschelli gives a shout out to a not-to-be-missed lasagna; Duff Goldman's pick for the best dish to end an Italian meal.
aired 106 days ago
The best styles, cuts and steakhouses serving up the best steaks; chef Jonathon Sawyer goes on a trip to Dayton, Ohio, for a ribeye; Jaynard Wells travels down to Atlanta for a surf-and-turf combo of steak and shrimp; a butter steak.
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An over-the-top pistachio chicken salad creation in Austin, Texas; finger-lickin' good ribs; Martha Stewart's lunchtime special in New York.
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Martha Stewart gushes over the most irresistible piece of lemon meringue she's ever had; Simon Majumdar travels to Kentucky for a world-famous avocado dessert; chef Antonia Lofaso goes all out with a perfect puffy pastry known as the Napoleon.
aired 106 days ago
Beau MacMillan's favorite pot pie in Phoenix, Ariz. takes on Duff Goldman's seafood pie pick in Baton Rouge, La.; Jason Smith's favorite picture-perfect pork tenderloin boasts a clever crust that is sure to turn some heads.

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