Actor and proud Baltimore native Josh Charles meets up with Michael Symon at his favorite place for crab cakes. Later, the two play a heated round of boccie ball in the city's Little Italy neighborhood; and Michael introduces Josh to some of Baltimore's best new spots for burgers, desserts and craft brews.
Laughter fills the air when Billy Gardell accompanies Michael Symon on a food tour of Los Angeles. Included: They compare a famous old-fashioned chili burger with an imaginative contemporary take. Also: table-side barbecue in Koreatown; bar games at a downtown brewery.
Michael Symon introduces Kendra Wilkinson to Detroit's food and microbrew scene. Highlights include Coney Island hot dogs, spicy Korean sliders, and pulled pork enchiladas. Finally, they end their day with a head-to-head, beer-laden throwing competition.
Anthony Anderson helps Michael Symon discover some of Chicago's legendary food institutions. Their food tour of the Windy City includes smoked sausages, indulgent burgers, phenomenal pork and rare brews. Later, Michael settles a dispute with a local chef with a sumo-style wrestling match.
Michael learns the local spots to visit in the Traverse City area of Northern Michigan while spending time with longtime summer resident Mario Batali. Highlights include smoked fish, delicious brews, olive burgers, and a night rocking out to a favorite band.
Nick Lachey meets up with Michael in Philadelphia. Their tour of the city's food scene includes Jose Garces' over-the-top bourbon burger, German smoked sausages, authentic Italian pizza, and local brews.
Michael Strahan joins Michael Symon at a favorite New York City burger spot. Later, they dine on meatball sliders, St. Louis-style ribs, pastrami-topped pizza and authentic Texas barbecue. Also: a lesson in country-western two-step.