Duff Goldman visits a Baton Rouge, La. smokehouse that boasts an outrageous pork belly hoagie; in St. Louis, a big fat Greek burger; in Austin, Texas, pit-roasted meats and spicy salsa atop tortillas.
Scott Conant shows Michael Symon his favorite burger and brew bar in New Orleans; in Kansas City, Kan.,award-winning smoked meat techniques; in Austin, Texas, artisanal sausages with brew-infused cocktails.
Haylie Duff visits one of his most treasured New Orleans spots, serving crunchy po' boys and spicy barbecue shrimp; in Kansas City, Mo., Michael meets a team that smokes some of the best burnt ends around.
Ron Ben-Israel hangs with Michael Symon in Baton Rouge, La., to feast on a mile-high key lime pie and a Caribbean-inspired brisket melt. Then, Michael heads to Louisville for a burger topped with chorizo and a dessert named the bacon cinna-bomb. Finally, in Lexington, he consumes a spicy fried chicken sandwich and a soothing local craft beer.