Guy Fieri checks out a roadside shack serving up chili and burgers in Tampa Bay, Fla. He then visits an old-school joint in Vancouver for a taste of Yorkshire pudding, French dip sandwiches and steak-and-mushroom pie.
Guy Fieri seeks out Southern food in Vancouver, New York and Charleston, S.C. Sampled eats include fried chicken; pulled-pork pancakes topped with Jack Daniels maple syrup; sweet-tea marinated pork chops; and deep-fried hot dogs.
Homemade dishes are sampled from coast-to-coast. Included: pretzels with beer-cheese sauce in New York; turkey pot pie in Vancouver; and carnitas with red salsa and pozole with handmade tortillas in Santa Barbara, Cal.
Meaty eats are on the menu. Stops include Charleston, S.C., for duck clubs with homemade garlic mayo; Queens, N.Y., for Cuban favorites like ropa vieja and arroz con pollo; and Vancouver for homemade sausages.
Stops include a Greek diner in Dundalk, Md., for stuffed grape leaves; a mom-and-pop joint in Charleston, S.C., for deep-fried pork chops with sweet-and-spicy pepper jelly; and a restaurant in Oxnard, Cal., for lamb burgers with red-pepper relish.
Stops include a converted gas station in Charleston, S.C., for braised-pork tacos and jerk-chicken sandwiches; a sandwich joint in Vancouver for porchetta sandwiches made from scratch and bacon-maple ice-cream sandwiches; and a neighborhood deli in Santa Barbara, Cal., for pastrami dogs.
Featured eats include Guinness fried oysters at an Irish joint in Annapolis, Md.; steak-pizzaiola sandwiches at a family-run sandwich shop in Brooklyn; and Low-Country classics, like crispy chicken legs and pork po'boys, at a Charleston, S.C., eatery.
R&R Taqueria in Elkridge, Md., is visited with former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann. Then, the host heads to Minneapolis to try the pierogies at Nye's Polonaise Room. Also: a decades-old fried-chicken joint in Portsmouth,Va., that still uses its original recipe.