Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Ultimate Bacon Fest"

  (11 restaurants)     Aired on: May 30, 2016 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
1
George & The Dragon
813 W 50th St
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 208-1047
www.ganddpub.com
  • Bacon & Onion Dip
    caramelized onions, cream cheese, mayo, mustard, Parmesan topped w/ bacon & baked; served w/ sliced toasted bread; looks good
  • G&D Banh Mi Sandwich
    5-spice Compart pork, green beans, pickled carrots & daikon, wasabi mayo; looks good
4.5 out of 5
593 ratings
opened in 2011; Filipino flair in an English pub
2
Fat Sal's Deli
972 Gayley Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(855) 682-4373
www.fatsalsdeli.com...
  • Fat Jerry Fat Sandwich
    cheesesteak, chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, crisp bacon, fried eggs, fries, mayo, ketchup on hero bun (called "fat bread"); named after Jerry Ferrara--co-owner & former star of HBO's show "Entourage"; looks good
  • Meat Luv'rz Pizza Rolls
    ground beef, sweet Italian sausage, provolone, mozzarella stuffed in a crispy spring roll wrapper & deep-fried & served w/ side of marinara
4.0 out of 5
917 ratings
opened in 2010; bringing NY sandwiches to LA; couple of blocks from UCLA; another location in Hollywood
3
Magnolia Pancake Haus
606 Embassy Oaks
San Antonio, TX 78216
(210) 496-0828
www.magnoliapancakehaus.c...
  • Apple Pfannkuchen
    signature dish; custardy apple pie topped w/ homemade whipped cream; looks good
  • Bacon Waffle
    apple cider smoked and cured bacon embedded in homemade waffle
  • Corned Beef Hash
    uses certified Black Angus beef brisket brined for 14 days to make hash; looks good
4.0 out of 5
959 ratings
opened in 2000
4
Moo Creamery
4885 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 861-1130
www.moocreamery.com...
  • Bacon Ice Cream
    bacon bites w/ maple syrup flavored ice cream
  • Peanut Butter & Bacon (PB+B) Burger
    beef patty, bacon jam, homemade peanut butter, pepper relish, potato chips, arugula & honey chipotle vinaigrette; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1215 ratings
opened in 2008; husband-and-wife team with an ice cream shop/restaurant/coffee bar that serves wine & craft beer; Other Recipes: Bacon Fried Rice
5
Shanty
38995 N US Highway 41
Wadsworth, IL 60083
(847) 336-0262
www.theshantyrestaurant.c...
  • New Orleans Blackened Conch Filet
    8-oz filet mignon wrapped in bacon, rubbed in Cajun spices & flamed w/ fresh conch meat, cilantro, tomato & red onion
  • Whiskey Shrimp
    fan favorite; four fresh jumbo shrimp flamed in a Jack Daniels cream sauce & served over toast points; looks good
4.0 out of 5
237 ratings
est. 1971; homemade olive oil (from their own olive ranch in Greece); "comfortable rustic atmosphere and friendly service, this truly is the place where quality food meets a fair price" (from its website)
6
Weeping Radish Farm Brewery
6810 Caratoke Hwy
Grandy, NC 27939
(252) 491-5205
www.weepingradish.com...
  • Baked Potato Soup
    thick, creamy soup loaded w/ cheddar cheese, homemade bacon bits & baked potatoes; looks good
  • Classic Reuben
    housemade thin-sliced pastrami w/ housemade sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese & 1000 Island dressing & served on housemade bread; looks good
  • Liverwurst Crostini
    award-winning housemade sweet potato liverwurst served on sliced toasted Crostini bread (housemade pretzel roll) & topped w/ red onions
4.0 out of 5
116 ratings
since 1986; brewery-farm stand-restaurant; make their own sausages, bacon, pastrami, sauerkraut & much more
7
Black Duck Cafe
605 Riverside Ave
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 227-7978
www.niteimage.com/clubs/b...
  • Clams Casino
    half-shell clams, seasoned, topped w/ bacon & parmesean cheese and then broiled
  • Steak Au Poivre
    16-oz NY steak coated with loosely cracked peppercorns & cooked in w/ demi-glaze cream sauce; looks good
  • Steamers (Clams)
    w/ butter dip
  • Stuffed Burgers
    stuffed w/ a selection of cheeses; Guy had his stuffed w/ Brie cheese
3.5 out of 5
184 ratings
local favorite; 40-foot waterfront dive bar on a barge overlooking the river under the I-95 bridge
8
Foreign & Domestic
306 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 459-1010
fndaustin.com
  • Fried Chicken Biscuit
    fried chicken, fried egg, black pepper-cheddar biscuit topped w/ redeye gravy, romaine slaw, lemon Jam; looks good
  • Gruyere & Black Pepper Popovers
    larger-than-normal size; "it's like a grilled cheese gone wild...like an explosion at the grilled cheese factory"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Fideos
    angel hair pasta sauteed & then cooked in broth w/ mussels, clams & bacon; looks good
3.5 out of 5
543 ratings
est. 2010; husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school; opened up the restaurant in an old skate shop
9
Jersey's Cafe
820 E 116th St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 580-1400
www.jerseyscafe.com...
  • Chicken Salad Club
    w/ crisp bacon, tomato, lettuce & Swiss cheese on toasted wheat
  • Chili Spuds
    baked potato loaded w/ homemade chili & toppings
  • Loaded Chips
    Homemade potato chips topped w/ toppings (BBQ sauce, cheeses) and ranch dressing on side
  • Wildwood Steak Hoagie
    cheesesteak sub w/ meatball, meat sauce & blue cheese
3.5 out of 5
33 ratings
"bring a bit of Jersy to Indiana"; homemade bread; moved from original location at airing (13710 N Meridian St); Other Recipes: Granola
10
Lakeview
1132 Dundas Street W
Toronto, ON M6J 1X2
(416) 850-8886
www.thelakeviewrestaurant...
  • Freedom Toast
    egg-dipped baguette stuffed w/ Le Bacon Peameal, brie & Havarti; served w/ organic 'Quebecois' maple syrup
  • Apple Pie Milkshake
    homemade apple pie blended in shake
  • Lakeview Clubhouse Stack
    classic double or triple decker w/ cornflake chicken, strip bacon, lettuce, tomato & sweet chili mayo; served on whole wheat
3.5 out of 5
326 ratings
est. 1932; new owners since 2008; 24-hr classic retro diner; everything is homemade
11
Sage General Store (CLOSED)
24-20 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 361-0707
www.sagegeneralstore.com...
  • Mac and Cheese
    includes 5 types of cheese (Swiss, fontina, cheddar, goat, blue) plus bacon and carmelized onions; looks good
  • Spit-Roasted Chicken
    brined; rotisserie imported from France; looks good
3.5 out of 5
385 ratings
CLOSED; only 14 seats; Other Recipes: Bourbon-Sweet Potato Brulee
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Ultimate Bacon Fest"  (11 restaurants)     Aired on: May 30, 2016