Seafood & Sammies Guy's going for surf and turf between the slices. In Vancouver, British Columbia, a food truck shuckin' and frying oysters for a po boy and topping crispy fries with a mean seafood chowder. In Detroit, Michigan, the 18,000 foot joint giving savory brisket a beer batter bath and a place on a fresh panini. And in Chicago, Illinois, the Italian market scratch making meats for the meatball hero and the crispy porchetta sandwich.
Coast To Coast Classics Guy's driving the Camaro all over the nation for some real deal eats. In Tampa Bay, Florida, chili and burgers are the long-standing stars at a roadside shack, and Guy invents a new half pounder for the menu - the Triple D Triple Play. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the old-school nostalgia joint's roasting beef and servin' it up with Yorkshire pudding and a killer french dip, plus stuffing steak and mushrooms into the perfect pie.
Kid Rock's Detroit Tour Guy's taking Kid Rock's lead on a tour through D-town. Just outside of Detroit in Clarkston, Michigan, Guy tries one of Kid Rock's favorites, the mackinest mac 'n cheese, in a renovated church. On the same block, Guy and Kid Rock check out a neighborhood favorite scratch making bacon and hot links for one mammoth sandwich. And in Webberville, Michigan, Kid Rock shows Guy the secret behind his own unique brew.
Southern Staples Guy's traveling all over the country searching for a taste of the South. In Vancouver, British Columbia, Southern staples are served with a twist, like the pulled pork pancakes with a side of Jack Daniels syrup. In Charleston, South Carolina, the local football legend is cranking out some real deal comfort food with favorites like sweet tea-marinated pork chops and deep-fried hot dogs topped with chili. And in New York City, the South heads north for scratch-made fried chicken and homemade peach cobbler.
Scratch Made Classics Some of Guy's favorites are totally homemade from coast to coast. In Manhattan, New York, a real deal chef is crankin' out homemade pretzels with a special beer cheese sauce. In Vancouver, British Columbia, the butcher shop turned bakery and diner is servin' up standards like burgers and turkey pot pie. And in Santa Barbara, California, the family-run joint scratch makin' authentic Mexican food, like carnitas with red salsa and pozole with homemade tortillas.
Meat Madness In Charleston, South Carolina, the husband and wife duo flying high for all things bird, like a duck club with homemade garlic mayo. In Queens, New York, a Cuban family crankin' out totally traditional steak and chicken dishes, like ropa vieja and arroz con pollo. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the bar turned sausage joint stuffing, casing, and serving up links like the Thai chicken sausage.
Global Traditions Guy's tasting all kinds of international comfort classics. In Santa Barbara, California, the authentic British fish 'n chips joint known for keepin' it real - from the haggis to the toad in the hole. And in Manhattan, New York, the legendary century-old red sauce joint servin' up Italian staples like meat sauce with homemade pappardelle.
Multitaskers In Dundalk, Maryland, the Greek diner decked out in neon and servin' up family recipes like Yia Yia's grape leaves. In Oxnard, California, the jack of all trades joint is baking, brewing, and cooking all in the same restaurant and servin' up some creative burgers like lamb burger with red pepper relish. And in Charleston, South Carolina, southern heritage meets culinary creativity at this mom and pop joint, with favorites like deep fried pork chops with sweet and spicy pepper jelly.
Family Matters Guy's steppin' into some family kitchens. In Vancouver, British Columbia, the Chinese joint hand-pulling noodles and using ages-old family recipes for dishes like beef rolls. In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the whole gang's chipping in to crank out coastal classics like barbecued fish tacos. And in Brooklyn, New York, a team of brothers kick traditional bar food up a notch with their homemade brandade with escabeche and a unique Cuban sandwich.
Old Faves, New Craves Guy explores some traditional eats alongside unique newcomers. In Santa Barbara, California, the neighborhood deli pulling in locals and celebrities for pastrami crammed into the pastrami dog and a PLT. In Charleston, South Carolina, a young chef bringin' a Caribbean twist to an old gas station with favorites like braised pork tacos and jerk chicken sandwich. And in Vancouver, British Columbia, the sandwich joint scratch makin' everything on the line, from the porchetta sandwich to the unique bacon maple ice cream sandwich.
Long Standing Legacies Guy discovers a slice of history all over the country. In Annapolis, Maryland, two Irish brothers servin' up food from their homeland with a twist, like Guinness fried oysters with homemade coleslaw. In Brooklyn, New York, the ages-old, family run sandwich joint crankin' out tons of fresh sammies, like the steak pizzaiola with homemade gravy. And in Charleston, South Carolina, a couple of fine dining chefs are turnin' out low country classics like crispy chicken legs and the smoked pork loin po boy.
Time Tested Treasures Guy's teaming up with local legends. Outside Baltimore, Maryland, Guy and Super Bowl champ Joe Theismann head to the kitchen for all types of tacos. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a nationally-acclaimed bar known for its eclectic mix of polka and pierogies. And in Virginia Beach, Virginia, a decades-old fried chicken joint crankin' out their original recipe.
Outside The Box Guy's cruisin' down the path less traveled. In Dallas, Texas, Guy turns tex-mex into mex-tex, with savory soups. In Baltimore, Maryland, local rock star baker Duff Goldman stops by to seek out the secrets of the square pizza. And in Santa Barbara, California, a restaurant turnin' turkey into fritters and a business into a family affair.