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From coast to coast, America is a country of great cities, each with legendary restaurants, celebrity chefs, and a heritage all its own. Great Chefs - Great Cities samples American regional cuisine at its best. More than 150 Great Chefs reveal their secrets and demonstrate their techniques.

Janson Media
6 Seasons, 78 Episodes
August 31, 2000
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  • Recipes included with this episode: Crespelle, Baked Potato Enchilada on Pico de Gallo Corn with Ancho Ranchero Sauce and Mexican Tortilla Salad, and Apple Tart. Restaurants include: Gabriels Restaurant in Highwood, The Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, and La Riviera in Atlanta.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Crispy Walleye with Ginger-pickled Cucumber Ribbons and Smoked Garlic Cream, Smoked Onion and Chanterelle-Goat Cheese Strudel, and Chocolate Valencia. Restaurants include: Good fellows in Minneapolis, Westmoreland Bistro in Portland, and Ambrosia Patisserie in Chicago.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Sauteed Foie Gras with Potato Risotto and Wild Mushrooms, Pork Chops with Fried Corn Sauce, Vidalia Onion Pudding, and Swiss Chard, and Lemon Cream Cappuccino. Restaurants include: Ritz-Carlton Four Seasons in Chicago, Buckhead Diner in Atlanta, and La Mer, Halekulani in Honolulu.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Grilled Prunes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Wrapped in Prosciutto, Lamb Chops and Roasted Garlic Wrapped in Corn Pancake Topped with Caviar and Watercress Sauce, and Blackberry and Nectarine Tart with Ginger-Macadamia Nut Ice Cream . Restaurants include: Pazzo Ristorante in Portland, Fleur de Lys in San Francisco, Franklin Street Bakery in Minneapolis.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Wild Mushrooms in Tennessee Whiskey Custard with Crispy Noodles, Whitefish with Enoki Mushrooms, and Hazelnut Timbale with Orange Sorbet. Restaurants include: City Grill in Atlanta, Citrus in Los Angeles, and Sheraton Chicago in Chicago.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Kona Shrimp Lumpia with a Spicy Chile-Mango Sauce, Pan-roasted Pork Chop with Cinnamon-Rhubarb Sauce and Wild Rice Saute, and Croquembouche. Restaurants include: Roy's Restaurant in Honolulu, Dakota in St. Paul, Maurice's French Pastries in Metairie.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Spicy Crab Soup, Crispy Potato and Sweetbread Napoleon with Mushroom Coulis, and Cornmeal Cake with Fig and Banana Compote. Restaurants include: Frontera Grill in Chicago, Campagne in Seattle, Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Herb-crusted Prawns with Warm Mushroom and Potato Salad, Seared Scallops on Leek and Chanterelle Confit with Wild Mushroom Vinaigrette, and Apple Strudel. Restaurants include: Monique Barbeau, Fullers in Seattle, Sanford in Milwaukee, and Konrad's Euro-American Bistro in Minnetonka.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Tuna Sashimi Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette, Braised Red Snapper in Garlic-Tomato Broth, Chocolate and Chestnut-Rum Cream with Chestnut Compote. Restaurants include: Röckenwagner in Los Angeles, Spiaggia in Chicago, and Cherokee Town and Country Club in Atlanta.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Grilled Onion Flatbread with Fennel-cured Salmon and Chive Cream, Black Bass with Port Wine Sauce, and Crème Brûlee. Restaurants include: One Market in San Francisco, Le Bernardin in New York, Trio in Chicago.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Crispy Dungeness Crab Cakes, Smoked Lobster with Chinese Noodle Cake, and Crepes with Pecans. Restaurants include: Wildwood Restaurant & Bar in Portland, Arcadia in New York, and Frontera Grill in Chicago.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Potato and Goat Cheese Galette, Aromatic Steamed Salmon with Sake, Butter, Crispy Rice Cakes, and Szechuan Eggplant, and Fruit Crisp with Oatmeal-Pecan Crust. Restaurants include: Fringale in San Francisco, Dahlia Lounge in Seattle, and Melange American Eatery in Chicago.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Kasu Oregon Spot Prawns with Chinese Pickled Cucumbers, Claypot of Fish and Shellfish with Rice Noodles and Thai Broth, and Vanilla Crème Brûlee. Restaurants include: Westmoreland Bistro in Portland, Ginger Island in San Francisco, and Hotel Sofitel in Minneapolis.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Loin of Black Bear Wrapped in Wild Mushrooms and Lentil-Orzo Cake, Crispy Skin Salmon Steak with Oriental Spices, and Pineapple Napoleon. Restaurants include: Le Titi de Paris in Chicago, Les Celebrites in New York, and Cherokee Town and Country Club in Atlanta.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Asparagus with Red Onion Vinaigrette and Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Quail Stuffed with Risotto, and Chocolate Pizza. Restaurants include: The Dining Room in San Francisco, Carlucci's in Chicago, and Coffee Cottage in New Orleans.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Crisp Napoleon of Foie Gras with Caramelized Turnip and Marinated Red Onions, Union Square Cafe's Marinated Fillet Mignon of Tuna with Eggplant Mashed Potatoes, and Chocolate-Raspberry Tamales with White Chocolate Ice Cream. Restaurants include: Sanford in Milwaukee, Union Square Cafe in New York City, and Franklin Street Bakery in Minneapolis.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Seared Peppered Salmon, Field Greens, and Beet Relish, Pad Thai, and Napoleon Pyramid. Restaurants include: Bones in Atlanta, Arun's in Chicago, and Chez Daniel in New Orleans.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Parfait of Tuna and Salmon Tartares with Ossetra Caviar and Crème Fraîche, Cinnamon- roasted Chicken, and Lynchburg Lemonade Tart. Restaurants include: Park Avenue Cafe in New York, Rio Ranch in Houston, City Grill in Atlanta.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Lobster Ravioli with Artichoke-Tomato Sauce, Rack of Lamb with Black Bean Sauce and Salad, and Provençal Fig Tart with Cognac Crème Anglaise and Caramel Sauce. Restaurants include: Bistro in Minneapolis, Citrus in Los Angeles, Campagne in Seattle.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Lobster Cocktail with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Ahi Tuna with Miso Eggplant and Tomato-Ginger Jam, and Sugar-crusted Strawberry Chiboust Mousse Fantasy. Restaurants include: Trio in Chicago, Elka in San Francisco, and Pano's and Paul's in Atlanta.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Chartreuse of Shrimps and Vegetables, Glazed Salmon with Thyme-Honey Infusion, and Chocolate Raspberry Cake with Crème Anglaise. Restaurants include: Le Cirque in New York, The Ritz-Carlton Four Seasons in Chicago, and Masa's in San Francisco.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Steamed Penn Cove Mussels with Curry and Garlic Sauce, Seared Shrimp with Sweet Toasted Garlic, Prunes, and Pecans, and Lilikoi Cheese Cake. Restaurants include: Kaspar's in Seattle, Frontera Grill in Chicago, and 3660 on the Rise in Honolulu.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Clams Al Forno, Nantucket Scallops with Shrimp, and Strawberries with Zabaglione. Restaurants include: Al Forno in Providence, La Reserve, Omni Hotel in Houston, and Spiaggia in Chicago.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Roast Pork Leg Crostini with Crawfish Aïoli and Sweet Potato Chips, Yellowtail Snapper, and Peach Bread Pudding with Southern Comfort Cream. Restaurants include: Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham, Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada, and Buckhead Diner in Atlanta.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Lobster with Red Snapper in Herb Sauce, Seared Rockfish with Late Summer Beans, Tomatoes, Lemon, and Tarragon, and The Nobleman's Dessert Box. Restaurants include: Empress of China in Houston, Atwater's Restaurant and Bar in Portland, and Golden Dragon Restaurant in Honolulu.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Chanterelle Mushroom-filled Pasta Gratin, Grilled Marinated Lamb Chops, and Chilled Kumquat Soup with Vanilla Sorbet. Restaurants include:Stars in San Francisco, Hanatei Bistro in Honolulu, and The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead in Atlant.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Asparagus in Ambush with Ozark Country Ham, Coriander-cured Lamb on Marinated Pinto Salad with Cascabel Aïoli, and Lemon-soaked Pound Cake with Fruit and Chantilly Cream. Restaurants include: An American Place in New York, Star Canyon in Dallas, and Wildwood Restaurant and Bar in Portland.

  • Recipes included with this episode: Scallops with Zucchini Coulis, Pizza Margherita Bianca, and Chocolate Crème Brûlee Sandwich. Restaurants include: Ravi in Memphis, Michela's in Boston, and Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada.

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