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Shameless Plug – America’s Best (and ELV) on Food Network Tonight

AMERICA’S BEST continues tonight for its third segment featuring, occasionally, the fat, well-fed head of yours truly…

Alton Brown tours America’s Best chosen by Food Network Magazine with four premiere primetime specials.

Premieres Monday, September 20th at 9pm
“Comfort Food”

On Monday night’s episode, ELV and James Beard Award winner Claude Le Tohic expounded on the ethereal quality of Joel Robuchon’s mashed taters, with a cameo by L’Atelier super-Chef Steve Benjamin. Later in the show, we waxed poetic with childhood memories of grilled cheese sandwiches, and made a casual, innocent observation about the….um…er…limited kitchen skills of Marcella Ruth Schroader Curtas (d.o.b. 8-10-24, The Official Mother Of ELV), a mere slip of the tongue that may get us cut out of the family fortune forever.

Premieres Tuesday, September 21st at 9pm
Food Destinations”

Last night, we weighed in on the spectacle of SWITCH and the amazing farm-to-table offerings of Blackberry Farm, with extensive appearances by Wynn/Encore’s F&B honcho Richard Alexander, and SWITCH Chef Rene Lenger. Of course, you may not agree with all of the FN opinions about what and where constitutes the best food destinations in America. These folks certainly don’t. But you should’ve tuned in just to mock ELV and his omnipresent white suit.

Premieres Wednesday, September 22nd at 9pm
“American Classics”
Classic dishes like gumbo, cheesesteaks, and clam chowder define America’s regions and Food Network Magazine editors map out the country’s best. Alton Brown tastes the ultimate regional cuisine in Atlanta; Boston; Charleston, S.C.; Chicago; Lockhart, Texas; Los Angeles; New Orleans; New York; Raleigh, N.C.; and West Yarmouth, Mass.

Premieres Thursday, September 23rd at 9pm
“Sweets”
Food Network Magazine editors combed the country for 10 of America’s Best sweets locations ranging from superlative soufflés and to-die-for donuts to innovative ice creams and fresh strawberry shakes. Alton Brown takes viewers on a tour through Columbus, Ohio; Glendora, Calif.; Key West, Fla.; Madison, Wis.; New Orleans; New York; Plant City, Fla.; Portland, Maine; San

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