Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Hearty Home Cookin'"

  (7 restaurants)     Aired on: February 24, 2017 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
1
Emma Jean's Holland Burger Cafe
17143 N D St
Victorville, CA 92394
(760) 243-9938
www.hollandburger.com...
4.5 out of 5
252 ratings
"trucker's paradise"
2
Iron Barley Eating Establishment
5510 Virginia Ave
St. Louis, MO 63111
(314) 351-4500
www.ironbarley.com
  • Ballistic Elvis Sandwich
    sandwich w/ chunky peanut butter, strawberry jam, American cheese, sliced bananas & crushed red pepper
  • 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
341 ratings
neighborhood favorite; "eating and drinking establishment pairing traditional yet unusual American cuisine with the finest locally-handcrafted brews"
3
Matthews Cafeteria
2299 Main St
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 939-2357
www.matthewscafeteria.com...
  • Brunswick Stew
    chopped smoked chicken in tomato-chili-wing sauce-based soup; only available on certain days...check website
  • Biscuits & Gravy
    homemade biscuit topped w/ sausage gravy; "we've done biscuits & gravy all over the country...hands-down one of the best!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
186 ratings
third-generation small-town cafeteria serving Southern comfort food; local institution w/ long lines; Other Recipes: Sweet Potato Souffle
4
Southern Kitchen
1716 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 627-4282
www.southernkitchen-tacom...
  • Cornbread Stuffing
    w/ homemade cornbread; topped w/ homemade gravy
  • Fried Chicken
    #1 specialty; wash in egg yolk & floured twice; deep-fried low & slow; looks good
4.0 out of 5
758 ratings
serving Southern comfort food; "award-winning restaurant is listed in Northwest's Best Places and The Best Restaurants in America where the locals eat" (from its website)
5
Yankee Lobster Fish Market
300 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 345-9799
www.yankeelobstercompany....
4.0 out of 5
1083 ratings
started in 1950; have custom aquarium in-house to hold lobster & crab until ready to cook
6
Hob Nob Hill
2271 1st Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-8176
www.hobnobhill.com
  • Chicken 'N' Dumplings
    steamed dumpling topped w/ chopped boiled chicken & gravy
  • Corned Beef & Steamed Cabbage
  • Braised Lamb Shank
3.5 out of 5
759 ratings
est. 1944; historic landmark
7
Virginia Diner
408 County Dr N
Wakefield, VA 23888
(757) 899-3106
www.vadinerrestaurant.com...
  • Collard Greens
  • Ham Biscuits
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Peanut Pie
3.0 out of 5
107 ratings
since 1929
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Hearty Home Cookin'"  (7 restaurants)     Aired on: February 24, 2017