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Mama Toscano's Ravioli 2201 Macklind Ave St. Louis, MO 63110 (314) 776-2926
Toasted Ravioli meat-filled, rolled in bread crumbs and pan-fried or deep-fried; takes 3 days to make; NOTE: not served on location, sold unprepared in boxed packages; they can ship to you
5.0 out of 5 23 ratings not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
Guerrilla Street Food 856 Pennsylvania Ave St. Louis, MO 63130 (314) 529-1328 www.guerrillastreetfood.c...
Filipino Blue Crab Ceviche Filipino blue crab, chilis, black sesame, cilantro, palm sugar & atchara, served over sliced watermelon; eat w/ watermelon to balance sweet, salty & spicy; looks good One Inch Punch drink made of pineapple juice, black currant juice, honey, sugar, coconut milk & fresh mint; served on ice; looks good Veggie Pancit pan-fried homemade noodles w/ baby bok choy, carrots, onions, garlic & black sesame; Guy adds fish sauce & Sriracha sauce
4.5 out of 5 42 ratings food truck serving Filipino-inspired cuisine w/ a focus on local, seasonal & fresh ingredients; everything made from scratch; check website to find daily truck location
Pappy's Smokehouse 3106 Olive St St. Louis, MO 63103 (314) 535-4340 pappyssmokehouse.com...
Big Ben (BBQ) 6-lbs total: full slab of ribs, beef brisket sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, quarter chicken, fries and sides; looks good; 6-lbs total: full slab of Ribs, a Beef Brisket and a Pork sandwich, 1/4 Chicken and 4 sides; looks good BBQ brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey Frito Pie Fritos topped with your choice of meat, baked beans, cheddar cheese and onion Sweet Potato Fries "off-the-chart amazing!"-Danielle Dimovski
4.5 out of 5 1310 ratings opened in 2008; #48 (
101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); "voted #1 in city"; close when they sell out; cooked in floor-to-ceiling smoker "Walter" ("you're really not a true redneck unless you name your smoker"); created new menu item "Adam" Bomb (for Adam Richman) - A Big Ben with a Hot Link Frito Pie
Shaved Duck 2900 Virginia Ave St. Louis, MO 63118 (314) 776-1407 www.theshavedduck.com...
Slow Smoked Duck Breast smoked & then crisped on flat top, sliced & topped w/ a cherry juniper jam Smothered Fries pulled rib meat (smoked in hickory & oak) over crispy, hand cut fries smothered in homemade cheese sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5 525 ratings opened in 2008; "barbecue, folk & soul...specialize in rustic American cuisine, slow smoked meats, flatbreads, gumbos & southern style sides and especially our tender and delicious St Louis BBQ" (from its website);
Other Recipes: Cherry Juniper Jam
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard 6726 Chippewa St St. Louis, MO 63109 (314) 481-2652 www.teddrewes.com
Frozen Custard "Concrete" frozen vanilla custard w/ toppings blended in; Bobby got heath bar, caramel and Oreo; looks good; vanilla custard and a choice of over 30 toppings that is mixed in; Adam's concrete includes oatmeal cookies, caramel and macadamia nuts; can be served upside-down (it's that thick); looks good
4.5 out of 5 474 ratings #37 (
101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est. in 1929; long lines
Anthonino's Taverna 2225 Macklind Ave St. Louis, MO 63110 (314) 773-4455 anthoninos.com
Toasted Ravioli made in-house; deep-fried & served w/ house marinara sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5 176 ratings opened in 2004; won awards: Best Italian Restaurant & Best Greek Restaurant;
Other Recipes: Dolmas
Crown Candy Kitchen 1401 Saint Louis Ave St. Louis, MO 63106 (314) 621-9650 www.crowncandykitchen.net...
Heart Stopping BLT thick-sliced bacon, lettuce & tomato w/ Miracle Whip served on white toast Crown Candy 5-Milkshake Challenge challenge: 5 malt milkshakes in 30 minutes; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5 290 ratings opened in 1913; "giant step back in time...vintage jukebox, the coca-cola collectibles, the soda fountain"; packed even in wintertime
Dressel's Public House 419 N Euclid Ave St. Louis, MO 63108 (314) 361-1060 dresselspublichouse.com...
Dressel's Pretzel served w/ rarebit (Welsh cheese sauce); looks good Porchetta "Louie" Sandwich herb roasted pork, blanched rapini (broccoli rabe-like), peperoncini, provel served on toasted baguette; "that would be a Triple-D hall of fame sandwich...that is outstanding! Out of bounds! Off the hook! Shut the front door! Call a neighbor & get a ticket!"-Guy Fieri; looks good Truffled Grilled Cheese Sandwich American cheese, three cheese blend (provel, Gruyere & Swiss), truffle oil, thick brioche slices; comes w/ homemade creamy tomato bisque; looks good
4.0 out of 5 177 ratings est.1980; former rock-and-roll bar turned into a pub..."a little trashy, a little classy"; "where food loves drink and life & art embrace" (from its website);
Other Recipes: Roasted Porchetta
Iron Barley Eating Establishment 5510 Virginia Ave St. Louis, MO 63111 (314) 351-4500 www.ironbarley.com
Oak Roasted Pork uses electric jigsaw to remove backbone; prepared in roaster in backyard Schnitzel & Spaetzle spaetzle is a type of egg noodle w/ soft texture; looks good Zarzeula Spanish seafood stew of fish, clams, shrimp, squid, and mussels Monte Christo Two butterflied hot dogs w/ swiss cheese & strawberry jam
4.0 out of 5 241 ratings neighborhood favorite; "eating and drinking establishment pairing traditional yet unusual American cuisine with the finest locally-handcrafted brews"
Pointer's Pizza 1023 S Big Bend Blvd St. Louis, MO 63117 (314) 644-2000 pointersdelivery.com...
Pointersaurus challenge: 2 persons eat 10-lb 28-inch pizza in 1 hour
4.0 out of 5 43 ratings #8 (
World's Best Places to Pig Out)
Sweetie Pie's 4270 Manchester Ave St. Louis, MO 63110 (314) 371-0304 sweetiepieskitchen.com...
Mac & Cheese Velveeta & cheddar-based; looks good Smothered Pork Steak pork chops seasoned, dredged, deep-fried & smothered in gravy; looks good
4.0 out of 5 288 ratings since 1997; soul comfort food..."made w/ love"; owner/chef (Robbie Montgomery) was a background singer for Ike & Tina Turner
White Knight Diner 1801 Olive St St. Louis, MO 63103 (314) 621-5949
The Super Slinger layer of hash browns, hamburger patty, fried eggs, American cheese smothered w/ chili & topped w/ grilled veggies (mushrooms, peppers, onions); looks good
4.0 out of 5 24 ratings St. Louis landmark in kitchish castle exterior frame; tiny 600-sq. foot dining area; movie w/ James Spader & Susan Sarandon was filmed here
Highway 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen 34 S Old Orchard Ave St. Louis, MO 63119 (314) 968-0061 www.hwy61roadhouse.com...
BBQ Spaghetti spaghetti tossed in homemade BBQ sauce w/ chunks of homemade pulled pork (that is smoked for 13 hrs); looks good CajAsian Potstickers homemade dumplings filled w/ Andouille sausage, vegetables & Sambal chili sauce; Pan-seared then steamed & served w/ Creole soy dipping sauce; "New Orleans in a potsticker" Red Beans & Rice meal-sized serving of plump red beans w/ chunks of ham hocks in a rich & spicy gravy served over white rice; looks good
3.5 out of 5 135 ratings since 2006; Cajun, seafood & BBQ restaurant w/ "funky, eclectic...organized funk" (fun) New Orleans decor