Season 17 begins with Guy visiting a Denver bar known for its pastrami sandwich, homemade tater tots and pork rinds. Also: a neighborhood joint in Tacoma, Wash., serves up pork-shoulder tacos, elk sliders and tater tots stuffed with Parmesan cheese.
A family-owned spot featuring chili in Burbank, Cal., is visited by Guy, who also travels to a bar in Philadelphia, where he gives clam chowder with gnocchi and fries topped with crab imperial a try. Also: burgers, fried chicken and a new twist on a BLT in Toronto.
Winning combos are spotlighted, beginning at a Denver hangout that serves pulled pork on a homemade biscuit. Also: A fusion of Mexican and Mediterranean is found at a restaurant in Scottsdale, Ariz., where Guy tries the breakfast enchiladas and French toast.
Classic dishes with an imaginative twist are featured, beginning with deep-fried PB&J and tacos in Philadelphia. Also: A Phoenix spot known for its pork sandwich cranks out wood-fired pizzas, pancakes and meatballs.
Barbecue dishes are in the spotlight. Included: ribs and collard greens in Compton, Cal.; and a sandwich stuffed with pork belly in Philadelphia. Also: a pizza parlor in Denver that offers beer-braised brisket as a topping.
Guy orders a short-rib burger and savory apple strudel at a throwback bar in Denver; in Tempe, Ariz., he visits a Pakistani restaurant and tries a goat recipe, as well as tandoori chicken; and finally, in Philadelphia, chicken pie and grilled octopus are eaten.
Comfort food is featured during a stop in Philadelphia, where Guy tastes North African chicken and sour cream pound cake; and he orders from an organic taco truck in Leucadia, Cal. Also: a boxing gym/restaurant in Phoenix known for its mac-and-cheese muffins and chicken potpie.
The cast of "Grown Ups 2" join Guy in Los Angeles. Included: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade try coconut beef and cornbread at a Filipino barbecue joint; and eat sandwiches and meatballs at a family-fun Italian restaurant.
Guy visits with restaurateurs who put their heart and soul into cooking. Included: a family-owned Carlsbad, Cal., Italian eatery known for its ravioli recipe; Sloppy Joes from a riverside tavern in Troutdale, Ore.; and quesadillas, tortas, pozole rojo and other authentic Mexican dishes in San Francisco.
Guy visits restaurants in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., that specialize in fresh food. Included: arepas and empanadas served at a Venezuelan joint with a gluten-free menu; and a family-run sausage spot featuring homemade salami and bologna.