Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "World Class Flavor"

  (7 restaurants)     Aired on: December 16, 2016 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine
901 Lincoln Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 451-4765
www.solfoodrestaurant.com...
  • Bistec Sandwich
    top seller; pressed sandwich w/ grass-fed sirloin, onions, Swiss cheese, avacado & garlic mayo; looks good
  • Pastelon de Carne
    Sol's (owner-chef's) favorite; all natural beef: Puerto Rican lasagna; sweet plantain & seasoned ground beef layered lasagna style; baked w/ jack cheese & roasted red peppers; "That's way up there in some of the best things I've had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3294 ratings
moved to new location from airing; recommended by Guy Fieri's sister; Caribbean colors & atmosphere; family-style; Other Recipes: Picadillo
2
Gloria's Cafe
10227 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 838-0963
www.gloriascafela.com...
  • Carne Adobada
    "outstanding"; looks good
  • Seven Seas Soup
    "you will go nuts"
4.0 out of 5
1431 ratings
opened in 1981; authentic Mexican food
3
Jamaica Kitchen
8736 SW 72nd St
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 596-2585
www.jamaicakitchen.com...
  • Curry Ox Tail
    looks good
  • Oxtail Stew
    fall-off-the-bone tender; cooked for 3 hrs
  • Pork & Hamchoy
    stewed pork bellies w/ pickled mustard green; tangy & sweet; looks good
  • Spicy Beef Patty
    meat turnover; Jamaica's equivalent to a hamburger; "spicy" is really spicy
4.0 out of 5
170 ratings
Jamaica-Chinese food; mom & pop shop; brightly lit and petite: only one two-seat table and eight stools
4
Pam's Kitchen
1715 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 696-7010
www.pams-kitchen.com...
  • Curried Goat Roti
    pan-fried flat w/ goat along w/ lightly curried potatoes, garbanzo beans & salad w/ dairy-free house dressing; looks good
  • Dhal Puri
    tortilla-like flat bread; thin chickpea filled roti seasoned with cumin, fresh cilantro and garlic; traditionally served wrapped but can also be served on the side; enjoyed by itself or with a side dish; used for scooping, sopping & wrapping
  • Pelau
    like a "Trinidad Jambalaya"; boneless dark & white chicken swimming in an ocean of chopped carrots, celery, and white rice browned by pigeon peas or red beans; looks good
4.0 out of 5
186 ratings
"The best Caribbean food in Seattle" (from its website); written up in more than 30 food review sites and magazines; moved from original airing location (5000 University Way NE); Other Recipes: Aloo Pies
5
Patti's Pierogis
1019 S Main St
Fall River, MA 02724
(508) 679-4001
pattispierogis.comcastbiz...
  • Cabbage & Pork Pierogis
    popular; boiled and then crusted on flat-top grill; looks good
4.0 out of 5
190 ratings
est. 2009; make 103 pierogi variations (all not on menu)
6
Taste of Belgium
1133-1135 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 381-4607
www.authenticwaffle.com...
  • Belgian Pretzel
    served w/ side of beer-cheese
  • Belgian Waffle
    Belgian way is to eat it plain; looks good
  • Carbonnades
    Belgian beef stew; beer-braised beef, frites, salad
4.0 out of 5
697 ratings
opened in 2011; started in 2007 baking waffles at the back of a produce store at Findlay Market...a few weeks later it was so popular he had to find his own place; official waffle of the Cincinnati Reds
7
Georgia's Greek Restaurant & Deli
323 NW 85th St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 783-1228
www.georgiasgreekrestaura...
  • Kefthethes
    Greek favorite: Ground lamb and beef patties with onions, eggs, garlic and a whole lot of herbs and spices.Baked in a red sauce, topped with feta; looks good
  • Lamb Gyro Platter
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
153 ratings
used to be an auto repair shop; owner gave his mom a quarter of the shop to cook which eventually turned to full-blown restaurant; Other Recipes: Solomo Kleftiko
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "World Class Flavor"  (7 restaurants)     Aired on: December 16, 2016