Acclaimed cookbook author, host and larger-than-life personality, Chef Gerry Garvin, aka 'G.', takes viewers on a tour of his native South, to explore the best eats this part of the country has to offer. Travelling to Atlanta and Houston, North Carolina, South Carolina and more, G. visits a different city each episode to discover the hidden gems and the people behind the magic. From traditional ethnic food and urban farms to BBQ pit masters extraordinaire, G.Garvin leaves no stones unturned in his quest to find the hottest, most delicious spots in the country. (Source:
The Cooking Channel)
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G. Garvin's trip to Indianapolis starts off at Wildflour, a bakery that's dishing up bread pudding so good, it would make any southern grandma proud. Then it's a visit to Jay's Table for a twist on some Lowcountry classics with dishes like grilled salmon with ham hock, red wine sauce and collard greens, and chicken liver with brown gravy and scrambled eggs. G. heads to Valley restaurant where they're using the freshest local ingredients to make dishes like their famous pork fries-french fries tossed in smoked paprika, topped off with pulled pork tenderloin, gravy and melted cheese.
G. Garvin heads to the Windy City and stops at Grandma J's Kitchen, where it's all about comfort food. They're putting their own spin on southern comfort food classics, with dishes like chicken and waffle fritters and "the works," an egg, bacon, kale, potato hash served with fried tomatoes. Then it's off to Honey Butter Fried Chicken, a restaurant whose name says it all! G. wraps things up at The Purple Pig, where He meets a father and son team that's bringing a unique southern flair to dishes like fried pig's ear with crispy kale, pickled cherry peppers and a fried egg.