Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Dynamite Desserts"

  (11 restaurants)     Aired on: December 25, 2016 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
1
Cornbread Cafe
1290 W 7th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402
(541) 505-9175
www.cornbreadcafe.com...
  • Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
    entirely vegan; like a frozen peanut butter cup cheesecake
  • Eugenewich
    signature sandwich; baked sliced tofu, double-dredged, deep-fried; topped w/ Daiya tapioca cheese, homemade sauce, lettuce, tomato, carrot bacon & haystack fried onions; looks good
4.5 out of 5
442 ratings
since 2011; started as food cart that led to a throwback 1950s-style cafe serving vegan comfort food; Other Recipes: Vegan Skillet Cornbread
2
Humboldt Sweets
399 Main St
Ferndale, CA 95536
(707) 786-4683
www.humboldtsweetsbakery....
  • Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
    large, nutty & gooey; looks good!
  • Ham & Cheddar Scone
    w/ green onions; seved w/ side of bacon gravy; looks good
4.5 out of 5
61 ratings
since 2012; family-run & owned; Other Recipes: Lemon Squares
3
3 Sisters Cafe
6223 N Guilford Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 257-5556
3sisters.in
  • Blueberry Goat Cheese Pie
    goat cheese, blueberry & basil filling; "that rocks!"-Guy Fieri
  • Lemon Corncakes
    served w/ lemon curd or berry sauce, a dollop of fresh cream & fresh seasonal berries
  • D'nai Pork Sandwich
    top seller; spin on ham-and-cheese; slow-roasted fresh ham w/ low country braised kale & pepper jack on a french roll; served w/ side of au jus; looks good
4.0 out of 5
139 ratings
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4
Falafel's Drive-In
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 294-7886
www.falafelsdrivein.com...
  • Banana Shake
  • Falafel Sandwich
    pita sandwich consisting of falafel balls (deep fried grounded chick peas), lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, tahini sauce, and famous hot sauce; looks good
  • Kifta Kabab in a Pita
    grilled ground beef patty mixed with parsley, onions, and spices put in a pita with cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes and tahini sauce
4.0 out of 5
3684 ratings
opened in 1966; started by selling hamburgers and slowly introduced falafels; long lines; Other Recipes: Tabouli
5
Leo's BBQ
3631 N Kelly Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 424-5367
https://www.facebook.com/...
  • Leo's Special
    spare ribs, brisket, hot links, thick smoked bologna, potato salad, & beans; looks good
  • Strawberry Banana Cake
  • Beef Brisket
    slow-cooked for 17-18 hrs
  • Spare Ribs
    smoked in hickory wood; looks good
4.0 out of 5
140 ratings
#31 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 1974; formerly a gas station; open kitchen; have 2 types of homemade BBQ sauce
6
Smokey D's BBQ
5055 NW 2nd St
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 243-2747
www.smokeydsbbq.com...
  • Apple Dumpling
    whole un-cored apple wrapped in dough & baked
  • Asian Smoked Wings
    cherrywood-smoked & deep-fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
196 ratings
opened in 2010; "winner of over 60 State BBQ Championships & over 700 local, regional & National BBQ Awards" (from its website); inside the "swine colosseum" (11,000 sq-ft)
7
South Side Soda Shop and Diner
1122 S Main St
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 534-3790
www.southsidesodashopdine...
  • Green River
    sundae float; it's green
  • Cheesesteak Sub
  • Chili
    won area cook-off 7 times; served w/ pasta in sundae glass topped w/ cheese and sour cream
4.0 out of 5
65 ratings
1950's retro soda shop/diner; local institution; Other Recipes: Mom's Meatloaf
8
Chef Point Cafe
5901 Watauga Rd
Watauga, TX 76148
(817) 656-0080
www.chefpointcafe.org...
  • Bread Pudding
    made fresh daily & smothered in housemade hot cognac sauce; looks good
  • Duck a l'Orange
    called "Maple Leaf Duck" on menu; half duck slowly roasted, served over angel hair pasta & topped w/ housemade orange sauce; check for availability
  • "Bloody Best" Bloody Mary
    double order of spicy Bloody Mary, your choice of a 16oz domestic beer, "Better Than Sex" fried chicken, a Nolan Ryan slider, waffle fries & much more...all skewered & placed on the Bloody Mary drink; looks crazy (fun!)
3.5 out of 5
683 ratings
fine dining restaurant located inside a gas station; tried to open restaurant, but bank wouldn't provide loan...so they got an easier-to-get loan for a gas station...and then opened the restaurant on the side; Other Recipes: Blackened Stuffed Pork Chops
9
Hildebrandt's
84 Hillside Ave
Williston Park, NY 11596
(516) 741-0608
www.HildebrandtsRestauran...
  • Butter Pecan Ice Cream
    topped w/ homemade whipped cream and homemade butterscotch; looks good
  • Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
    w/ side of homemade marinara sauce
3.5 out of 5
139 ratings
Other Recipes: Pasta a la Mama
10
Tin Roof Grill
9284 S 700 E
Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 566-5226
www.tinroofgrill.net...
  • Rasberry Charlotte Cheesecake
    top seller; homemade pound cake as crust topped w/ 2 layers of cheese filling + cubed pound cake, white-chocolate ganache & raspberries; looks good
  • Croquettes
    deep-fried balls of cheese-potato-bechamel & housemade smoked Canadian bacon; served w/ spicy tomato sauce & garlic aioli for dipping; "I would say this is in the perfect realm of croquettes"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • White Bean & Steak Pizza
    hand-tossed pizza w/ white bean puree & homemade pesto, grilled steak, fresh basil, red onion & tomatoes; looks good
3.5 out of 5
216 ratings
opened in 2012; city bistro atmosphere located near Alta & Snowbird (ski resorts); most items are made in-house; Other Recipes: Pound Cake
11
Ritz Diner
72 E Mount Pleasant Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 533-1213
  • Apple Pie
    mound-high
2.5 out of 5
159 ratings
many, many desserts
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Dynamite Desserts"  (11 restaurants)     Aired on: December 25, 2016