The Mayor of Flavortown made one other pit cease in Colorado. Or at the least his crew did.

On Friday’s episode of “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” dubbed “Ocean Eats and a Hen Feast,” Man Fieri’s crew checked in on two of his favourite eating places right here, Paravicini’s Italian Bistro in Colorado Springs and The Put up Hen & Beer’s LoHi location, which have been each featured on the present beforehand. Fieri and his well-known goatee and spiked hair, didn’t make a private look this time, so his Denver-based manufacturing firm Citizen Footage obtained to feast as an alternative.

The flamed-shirt foodie first visited Paravicini’s in Colorado Springs in 2015. Since then, proprietor and chef Franco Pisani stated he went from making 10 arancini appetizers, which have been featured on the unique episode eight years in the past, to 100 each night time. On the brand new episode, he showcased the restaurant’s Hen Marco dish, an upscale hen parm served over fettuccine Alfredo. He’s additionally opened a fine-dining spot, Ristorante Di Sopra, within the loft above Paravicini’s because of the consideration from the present. “We’re silly busy,” Pisani stated within the current episode.

Guy Fieri with The Post Chicken & Beer team during his first visit to the restaurant for the 2017 "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" episode. (Provided by The Post Chicken & Beer)
Man Fieri with The Put up Hen & Beer crew throughout his first go to to the restaurant for the 2017 “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” episode. (Supplied by The Put up Hen & Beer)

Fieri first visited The Put up Hen & Beer in 2017. On the time, the fried hen specialist had two places; it now has seven. Co-owner Brett Smith stated Fieri’s crew contacted him final Could and filmed the reunion episode in June.

“At 47 years outdated, if I nonetheless may have carried out a cartwheel, I might have,” Smith stated. “Not that I ever may.”

The brand new episode confirmed snippets from the 2017 characteristic, the place Fieri and Smith crunched on the restaurant’s well-known bone-in fried hen and chicharrones — a specific Fieri favourite. “Once you fly into Denver, that is value leaping in a cab and getting down right here,” Fieri stated within the clip.

This time round, Smith showcased the restaurant’s new “Tower of Love.” The three-tiered tower, which resembles a seafood tower, has eight items of bone-in hen on the underside with a aspect of pickles and home slaw, eight hen tenders and a few thigh fries on the second stage. The highest stage consists of wings and dipping sauces. He additionally confirmed viewers learn how to make The Put up’s baked oysters with a garlic mojo sauce, whipped garlic butter and breadcrumbs. “It was enjoyable to have the ability to showcase the alternative of what we’re identified for,” Smith stated.

Since Fieri first visited The Put up in 2017, Smith stated enterprise has been up frequently, with followers of the present popping in yearly. Actually, a number of the present’s greatest followers gather signatures at each restaurant Fieri has visited across the nation.

“The attain the present has is unimaginable, and it’s an excellent alternative to create some new pleasure for the restaurant and our crew,” Smith stated. “Everyone works so arduous on this enterprise, so it’s superior to have a while to mirror and have fun.”

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