Sal and Fran check out some iconic food sites during an eight-hour layover in St. Louis. Included: Tiffany's Diner on Route 66 for breakfast; gooey butter cake from Russell's on Macklind; and toasted ravioli at Frank and Helen's Pizzeria.
Fran and Sal plan a surprise anniversary party for their staff at Artichoke Basille's Pizza in Berkeley, Cal. The guys also make time to visit Goat Hill Pizza in San Francisco, the Choke Coach food truck, and Charter Oak Winery in Napa, which is hosting the celebration.
The guys retrace their food tour of favorite New York restaurants in hopes of finding Fran's lucky hat, which he needs before opening a new Artichoke in Brooklyn. Stops include Lee's Tavern on Staten Island and Zeppieri's and Sons in the Bronx. Also: They have dinner at Fornos of Spain in Newark, N.J.
Francis and Sal have their own "city slicker" adventure on a working ranch in Bozeman, Mont. Their trip stars with a home-cooked meal featuring sourdough bread, baked beans and beef tenderloin. Later, they start their day with a hearty cowboy breakfast washed down with a huckleberry milkshake. Also: They eat farm-to-pizza pies and strawberry-rhubarb pie.
The hosts help judge the Miss Rhode Island Italia pageant, which is held every year in Providence. While there, they check out the local food scene, stopping at Caserta's Pizzeria, Al Forno, and Iggy's.
In the Season 2 premiere, Sal and Francis are in Miami for a charity golf tournament. When not hitting the links, the guys try artichoke pizza, a Cuban sandwich, mouthwatering grouper and a refreshing lychee cocktail.