Adam Gertler (bio)

  (21 restaurants)    
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1
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
246 W Willow St
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 476-4937
www.dinosaurbarbque.com...
  • Beef Brisket
    looks good
  • Pulled Pork
    looks good; looks good
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Pork Sket
    pulled pork and beef brisket; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1198 ratings
#61 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); "Best BBQ in northeast"; Other Recipes: Corn & Potato Chowder | Grilled Scallop Ceviche | Roasted Garlic & Chile-Crusted Pork Loin
2
Jacques-Imo's Cafe
8324 Oak St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 861-0886
www.jacquesimoscafe.com...
  • Shrimp & Alligator Sausage Cheesecake
    salty (not sweet) cheesecake topped in creole sauce; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Plate
    crispy crust; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1640 ratings
since 1996; quirky (fun) décor & party atmosphere; long lines (wait up to two hours nightly); eclectic mix of Creole and Cajun specialties
3
Langer's Deli
704 S Alvarado St
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 483-8050
www.langersdeli.com...
  • #19 - Pastrami Sandwich
    thick-cut pastrami complemented by a slice of Swiss cheese, Russian dressing and homemade cole slaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2931 ratings
opened in 1947; started as a 12-stool lunch counter, now can seat 135 patrons; local and international icon; located diagonally across MacArthur Park
4
Amada
217-219 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-2450
www.amadarestaurant.com...
  • Cochinillo Asado (Roast Suckling Pig)
    whole pig; need at least 4 persons; order 2 days in advance; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1675 ratings
opened in 2005; serves authentic Spanish tapas; founder and executive chef: Jose Garces
5
Bandera
535 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 644-3524
www.hillstone.com/#/resta...
  • Banana Cream Pie
    also in AZ, CA
4.0 out of 5
1429 ratings
also located in Scottsdale, Sacramento, Corona del Mar and Brentwood
6
Chefs of New York
508 Larkfield Rd
East Northport, NY 11731
(631) 368-3156
www.chefsny.com
  • Spinach Pizza
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
39 ratings
7
City Tavern
138 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 413-1443
www.citytavern.com
  • West Indies Pepperpot Soup
    a spicy colonial classic; beef, taro root & greens; served in a vintage pewter bowl (like in colonial times); looks good
4.0 out of 5
550 ratings
opened in 1773; from website: "The unofficial meeting place for the First Continental Congress...July 4, 1777 was the celebration by the delegates to the Congress on the first anniversary of Independence."; Other Recipes: Creme Anglaise (Vanilla Custard Sauce) | Custard Bread Pudding | Pork Medallions w/ Oatmeal Stout | Potato Dumplings | Roasting Pork Shoulder & Beef Chuck | Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage | Sweet Potato Biscuits (Thomas Jefferson's) | Tavern Beef & Pork Pie | Tavern Turkey Stew w/ Fried Oysters
8
Drago's Seafood Restaurant
3232 N Arnoult Rd
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 888-9254
www.dragosrestaurant.com...
  • Grilled Oysters
4.0 out of 5
586 ratings
9
Euro Pane Bakery
950 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA
(626) 577-1828
  • Egg Salad Sandwich
4.0 out of 5
1012 ratings
10
Franklin Cafe
278 Shawmut Ave
Boston, MA
(617) 350-0010
www.franklincafe.com...
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
    "the best corned beef and cabbage I've ever had...cabbage tastes like brown butter...perfect contrast to corned beef"-Adam Gertler; homemade corned beef
4.0 out of 5
480 ratings
opened in 1996; combine some of the cities' best Modern American cuisine, a great wine list, nine microbrews on tap, with a lively eclectic bar scene
11
Good To Go Tacos (CLOSED)
1146 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 519-9110
good2gotaco.com
  • Paris Texas Tacos
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
448 ratings
CLOSED; at the Green Spot gas station; chef worked in 4-star restaurants
12
Kuma's Corner
2900 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 604-8769
www.kumascorner.com...
  • Plague Bringer Burger
    1-lb patty w/ roasted garlic mayo, extra raw garlic, homemade hot sauce, pepper jack cheese, jalapeno, tortilla chips (for crunch), lettuce, tomato & onion all on a pretzel roll; looks good
  • Black Sabbath Burger
    fan favorite; w/ blackening spice, chili, Pepper Jack, red onion; served on pretzel bun; "that's up there in the top 5 burgers on Triple-D"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Lair of the Minotaur Burger
    w/ caramelized onions, pancetta, brie, bourbon-soaked pears served on pretzel roll
  • Mastodon Burger
    10-oz burger w/ bacon, barbecue sauce, sharp cheddar & frizzled onions; looks good
  • Build-Your-Own Mac and Cheese
    choice of Andouille sausage, bacon, broccoli, caramelized onions, chicken, corn, garlic, green onion, jalapeno, peas, roasted red pepper and/or sundried tomatoes; looks good
  • Kuma Burger
    signature & top seller; w/ bacon, sharp cheddar, fried egg, lettuce, tomato & onion
4.0 out of 5
4613 ratings
opened in 2005; dive-bar where burgers named after heavy metal bands
13
Sarcone's Deli
734 S 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1717
sarconesdeli.com
  • C.C. Hoagie
    roast beef, sauteed spinach, roast garlic, sharp provolone, drizzled w/ balsamic vinegar & oil; "C.C" stands for "Center City"
  • The Italian Hoagie
    thinly slice prosciutto, hot capicola, salami, provolone, oil, vinegar, herbs, lettuce, tomatoes, onions; served on homemade bread (sub roll); looks good
  • Junk Yard Special (Turkey Prosciutto Hoagie)
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
201 ratings
opened in 1997
14
Society Cafe Encore (CLOSED)
3131 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 770-5300
  • Ultimate Steak & Egg Sliders
    medallion filet mignon steaks; eggs that are cooked frittata-consistency and creamed spinach sandwiched between sliced bacon & cheddar muffins (used as buns) dipped in egg wash and pan fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
588 ratings
CLOSED; one of the "Best New Restaurants in America, 2009" (Esquire magazine)
15
Yang Chow
819 N Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625-0811
www.yangchow.com
  • Slippery Shrimp
    coated in sweet, garlicy, gingery sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1650 ratings
in Chinatown
16
Father's Office
3229 Helms Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 736-2224
www.fathersoffice.com...
  • Office Burger
    bacon burger; "best burger I've ever had"-Adam Gertler
3.5 out of 5
5504 ratings
17
Foundry on Melrose (CLOSED)
7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-0915
  • Grilled Cheese (w/ Short Ribs)
    "sticky and gooey"; looks good
3.5 out of 5
758 ratings
CLOSED; hand-crafted, art-deco decor inspired by the craftsmanship of the Machine Age and the industrial innovation of Streamline Moderninsm
18
Kogi BBQ Truck
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 315-0253
kogibbq.com
  • Korean Short Rib Tacos
    taco truck; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2065 ratings
a traveling Los Angeles landmark (food truck) that serves up Korean Mexican tacos, day and night; need to check website to find location for that day
19
Little Dom's
2128 Hillhurst Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 661-0055
www.littledoms.com
  • Breakfast Pizza
    cracker-thin crust; pizza with sunnyside up egg, speck, mozzarella, & tomato sauce; Adam recommends getting pizza w/ 2 eggs
3.5 out of 5
1291 ratings
"laid back atmosphere of Los Angeles with the dynamic feel of a New York block" (from its website); outdoor tables along surrounding sidewalk available
20
RM Seafood
3930 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-9300
www.mandalaybay.com/dinin...
  • Catfish Sloppy Joe
    served with sliced pickles and potato chips (in the sandwich) on a toasted buttered brioche bun; recommended by Oprah Winfrey; "it's a messy dish and that's a good thing"-Adam Gertler; looks sloppy (good)
3.5 out of 5
802 ratings
in Mandalay Bay
21
Stefan's at L.A. Farm (CLOSED)
3000 Olympic Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 449-4000
www.stefansrestaurants.co...
  • Lollipop Trio
    layered ice cream on lollipop sticks
3.5 out of 5
578 ratings
CLOSED
 Adam Gertler (bio)  (21 restaurants)