First stop is Memphis where a pair of foodie friends followed their Italian roots and cooking passion to Italy and back to the Bluff City. The result is two popular restaurants where they fuse deep South and Italian influences. Their newest eatery is a nationally acclaimed place called Hog & Hominy -where the name says it all.
Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.