Food Paradise

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  • TV-G
  • 2007
  • 18 Seasons
  • 8.0  (124)

Food Paradise is a popular television show that aired on the Travel Channel in 2007. The show explores the diverse and unique culinary cultures across the United States, showcasing the best local restaurants and their signature dishes. The series is hosted by Jesse Snider, a food lover who travels around the country to discover the best eats. Accompanying him are co-hosts Mason Pettit and Tony Gemignani, who provide insights into the history and culture of the different cuisines featured in each episode.

Each episode of Food Paradise is centered around a particular theme or category of food, such as burgers, barbecue, breakfast, pizza, sandwiches, and more. The hosts visit multiple restaurants in different regions of the United States, sampling their specialties, talking with the chefs and owners, and learning about the background and inspiration behind each dish.

For example, in an episode focused on burgers, the hosts visit renowned burger joints around the country, including the famous Texas hamburger chain Whataburger, the cheese-stuffed Juicy Lucy at Matt's Bar in Minneapolis, and the gourmet burger creations at California's Umami Burger.

In another episode, the focus is on barbecue, and the hosts travel to various Southern states to sample some of the best barbecue in the country. They visit Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, often considered the best barbecue joint in the nation, and experience the variety of smoking techniques and meat cuts used by different pitmasters in the region.

One of the show's strengths is its ability to capture the unique flavors and cooking styles of different regions of the United States. From the seafood-driven cuisine of New England to the Tex-Mex flavors of the Southwest, Food Paradise provides a comprehensive look at the diverse and delicious food culture of the nation.

The production value of the show is also noteworthy, with colorful visuals and engaging storytelling that draw the viewer into the experience of trying the featured dishes. The hosts are knowledgeable and personable, offering thoughtful commentary and humor throughout each episode.

Ultimately, Food Paradise is a must-watch for food lovers and armchair travelers alike. Whether you're in the mood for comfort food, exotic flavors, or classic American dishes, this show has something for everyone. With its vast range of culinary delights and engaging hosts, Food Paradise is the ultimate guide to the best food in the United States.

Food Paradise is a series that is currently running and has 18 seasons (271 episodes). The series first aired on December 17, 2007.

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Apps and Zerts
13. Apps and Zerts
March 30, 2022
We've found starters and sweets so spectacular that they're all you need! Pizza pretzels and duck empanadas handle the savory side while cheesecake waffle sundaes and the biggest banana pudding you've ever seen bring the sweet.
Get in My Deli!
12. Get in My Deli!
March 23, 2022
Plenty of delicious deli fare, including a towering torta served on a shovel, a super stack of pancakes, softball-sized meatballs, plenty of pastrami and so much more.
11. Dipped
March 16, 2022
Dip in! The greatest grub gets even better when it's dipped, drenched or dunked! Our picks include elevated grilled cheeses and super sauces, a flamin' hot burger, breakfast corndogs, a super sundae, a fantastic French dip and queso-drenched everything.
Extra Crispy
10. Extra Crispy
March 9, 2022
The extra-crispy menu is piled high with pork rind brisket nachos, spicy Korean double-fried chicken, authentic British fish and chips, inventive eggrolls, country-fried Wagyu burgers, fried soft-shell crab and even some creative cookies.
Comfort on the Coast
9. Comfort on the Coast
March 2, 2022
Coastal hotspots combine comfort foods with epic views. Dig your toes in the sand, watch the sun set over the water, and indulge in lobster mac 'n' cheese, cheese-stuffed burgers, saucy seafood pasta, Key lime pie and more!
8. Cookout
February 23, 2022
We're serving up next-level backyard cookout classics like a loaded picnic dog, truffle beer can chicken, a whole lobster Cajun seafood boil, super-stacked BBQ sandwiches, burgers, wings and more. Everyone's invited to this cookout!
Smothered Comfort
7. Smothered Comfort
February 16, 2022
From gravy-covered biscuits and skyscraping burgers to Caribbean curries and perfect pancakes, we have you covered with decadent dishes smothered in the richest sauces.
License to Grill
6. License to Grill
February 9, 2022
Uncover daring dishes forged in fire! Feel the heat as we dig into pit-roasted chicken, blackened catfish, smoked brisket, grilled paella and Santa Maria-style ribs. With a license to grill, beefy burgers and tantalizing tacos get kissed with flames.
Layers of Flavor
5. Layers of Flavor
February 2, 2022
These dynamic dishes have layers and layers of flavor to dig into. Take a deep dive through a deep-fried ice cream burger, a scary spicy hot dog, lobster-laden pizza, meaty tortas and a seven-layer unicorn cake!
Retro Remix
4. Retro Remix
January 26, 2022
Everything old is new again as classic comfort food favorites become unique mashups, like spaghetti grilled cheese, crab Rangoon french fries, barbacoa stroganoff, chicken and waffle doughnuts, and even a meatball burrito.
Bake My Day
3. Bake My Day
January 19, 2022
Racking up the best baked goods, both savory and sweet; from a homestyle fried chicken biscuit sandwich and German chocolate cinnamon rolls to seafood lasagna and s'mores cupcakes, these baked creations are to die for.
Feeling Hot Hot Hot!
2. Feeling Hot Hot Hot!
January 12, 2022
Carolina Reaper hot wings, a stacked Nashville hot chicken sandwich, hot fudge and hot tamales are among the hottest dishes in town.
Epic Eats
1. Epic Eats
December 29, 2021
Eye-popping portions and belly-filling bounties of food make these eats totally epic; a seven-meat sandwich, a 2-foot-tall nacho tower, mountainous sundaes, a stuffed turkey leg and huge seafood platters make up the best of the biggest.
Where to Watch Food Paradise
Food Paradise is available for streaming on the Travel Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Food Paradise on demand at Cooking Channel, Max, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Food Network, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 17, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (124)