The Best Thing I Ever Ate

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  • TV-G
  • 2009
  • 13 Seasons
  • 6.9  (279)

The Best Thing I Ever Ate is a television program that utilizes rotating hosts to explore the best items in specific genre's that notable food experts have enjoyed. The show has produced six seasons thus far. Each episode has a specific theme and spotlights 6-8 different foods or dishes. The roster of celebrity guest chefs has included a who's who among famous foodies. The group includes, Curtis Stone, Brian Boitano, Alton Brown, Paula Deen, Anne Burrell, Guy Fieri, Mario Batali, Ina Garten, Jamie Oliver, Wolfgang Puck, Andrew Zimmerman and Emeril Lagasse. One of the show's earliest episodes singled out fried foods. In this episode Bobby Flay introduced his favorite French Fries that he discovered at Balthazar in New York City. In that same episode host Aaron Sanchez explained where he found the best fried brussel sprouts in a little eatery in Cleveland, Ohio. The series produced many other tantalizing episodes with other themes such as Bar-B-Que, pizza, breakfasts, holiday favorites, chocolate, burgers, ice cream, finger foods, grilled items and best items for the sweet tooth. If you want to find out where Rachael Ray found her favorite slice of pizza, you'll need to check out season three's eleventh episode. Duff Goldman reveals in season three's seventh episode that he found the best Chili that he ever ate at National Coney Island in Detroit, Michigan. If you are looking for fried chicken, check out season five's second episode. That show highlights the eight best places for fried chicken and takes you on a cross country tour from Arizona to Philadelphia. One of the best episodes of the series was titled Last Supper. In this edition Michael Symon, Cat Cora, Alex Guarnaschelli, Ted Allen and Rocco Dispirito all identify what foods they would choose if it was their last meal. Not all of the shows in the series have celebrity hosts. A lot of the episodes of The Best Thing I Ever Ate were simply narrated. Each item that they highlight comes with some video footage and some background about the restaurant and the dish. They also use customer comments to support the honors.

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Seasons
Bold Brunch
13. Bold Brunch
April 3, 2022
Andrew Zimmern heads to Houston, Texas, for a remarkable brunch buffet while Anne Burrell says goodbye to hunger in Los Angeles with homemade sausage, eggs and cakes; in Chicago, Jeff Mauro fuels up with an entire meal packed into one giant glass.
Crazy Creations
12. Crazy Creations
March 27, 2022
Jeff Mauro enjoys a unique caramel-corn pastry treat in Chicago, and Ali Khan gives the low-down on jambalaya served on a stick in Austin, Texas; Alex Guarnaschelli heads to California for an unforgettable sandwich experience.
Livin' Large
11. Livin' Large
March 6, 2022
Size does matter on these colossal portions that are sure to break the plate. Geoffrey Zakarian visits the heart of New York City for chocolate bread pudding too gigantic to comprehend. Simon Majumdar conquers a behemoth burger in sunny Southern California while Beau MacMillan visits Charleston, S.C., for a life-changing fried chicken platter.
Sensational Surprises
10. Sensational Surprises
February 27, 2022
These unexpected and delicious food finds are no longer a secret. Robert Irvine has the surprise of his life with one-of-a-kind dumplings in Philadelphia while Geoffrey Zakarian is left speechless by a tropical sundae in New York.
Mess Hall
9. Mess Hall
February 20, 2022
The food experts are gobbling up dishes that are messy in the best way.
Super Spuds
8. Super Spuds
February 13, 2022
Whether it's baked, fried or mashed, the potato is here to save the day; Duff Goldman leaps tall buildings in Los Angeles for a one-of-a-kind poutine, and Richard Blais is rescued by potato and cheese pierogis in Portland, Ore.
Pasta Perfection
7. Pasta Perfection
February 6, 2022
The perfect pasta dish can take years of practice. Andrew Zimmern has nothing but praise for a pristine fusilli pasta in New York while Geoffrey Zakarian finds perfection in an unbelievable combination of pasta, pears and cheese.
Better with Booze
6. Better with Booze
January 30, 2022
The bold flavors of booze give these dishes a new level of terrific taste.
Off-the-Menu
5. Off-the-Menu
January 25, 2022
Chefs and food lovers reveal can't-miss dishes not found on any menu.
Toasting the Classics
4. Toasting the Classics
January 25, 2022
Time-tested dishes that will never go out of style include Brooke Williamson's favorite French onion soup in Los Angeles, and a bowl of ramen with Jet Tila in New York City.
Off-The-Menu
3. Off-The-Menu
January 23, 2022
Chefs and food lovers reveal can't-miss dishes that aren't found on the menu, from salted caramel ice cream with Tabitha Brown in New York to the hottest, crunchiest bagel ever with Duff Goldman in Los Angeles.
Season's Eatings
2. Season's Eatings
November 28, 2021
TV chefs discuss their favorite holiday foods, from traditional fruitcake to rose-petal petit fours. Appearing: Bobby Flay; Alex Guarnaschelli; Curtis Stone; Michael Symon.
Thanksgiving Dinner
1. Thanksgiving Dinner
November 21, 2021
Some of the best chefs and eaters gobble up their favorite Thanksgiving dishes from America's most amazing restaurants. There's a Korean-inspired Smoked Turkey Leg with Jet Tila in Georgia, mac and cheese with Tabitha Brown in New York and more.
Description

The Best Thing I Ever Ate is a television program that utilizes rotating hosts to explore the best items in specific genre's that notable food experts have enjoyed. The show has produced six seasons thus far. Each episode has a specific theme and spotlights 6-8 different foods or dishes.

The roster of celebrity guest chefs has included a who's who among famous foodies. The group includes, Curtis Stone, Brian Boitano, Alton Brown, Paula Deen, Anne Burrell, Guy Fieri, Mario Batali, Ina Garten, Jamie Oliver, Wolfgang Puck, Andrew Zimmerman and Emeril Lagasse.

One of the show's earliest episodes singled out fried foods. In this episode Bobby Flay introduced his favorite French Fries that he discovered at Balthazar in New York City. In that same episode host Aaron Sanchez explained where he found the best fried brussel sprouts in a little eatery in Cleveland, Ohio.

The series produced many other tantalizing episodes with other themes such as Bar-B-Que, pizza, breakfasts, holiday favorites, chocolate, burgers, ice cream, finger foods, grilled items and best items for the sweet tooth.

If you want to find out where Rachael Ray found her favorite slice of pizza, you'll need to check out season three's eleventh episode. Duff Goldman reveals in season three's seventh episode that he found the best Chili that he ever ate at National Coney Island in Detroit, Michigan. If you are looking for fried chicken, check out season five's second episode. That show highlights the eight best places for fried chicken and takes you on a cross country tour from Arizona to Philadelphia.

One of the best episodes of the series was titled Last Supper. In this edition Michael Symon, Cat Cora, Alex Guarnaschelli, Ted Allen and Rocco Dispirito all identify what foods they would choose if it was their last meal.

Not all of the shows in the series have celebrity hosts. A lot of the episodes of The Best Thing I Ever Ate were simply narrated. Each item that they highlight comes with some video footage and some background about the restaurant and the dish. They also use customer comments to support the honors.

The Best Thing I Ever Ate is a series that is currently running and has 13 seasons (173 episodes). The series first aired on June 21, 2009.

Where to Watch The Best Thing I Ever Ate

The Best Thing I Ever Ate is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Best Thing I Ever Ate on demand at Philo and Amazon and Vudu and FuboTV and Microsoft Movies & TV and Sling and Google Play and Apple TV and Cooking Channel and.

  • Premiere Date
    June 21, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (279)