Alex Guarnaschelli (bio)

  (40 restaurants)     1 2
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Bern's Steak House
1208 S Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
www.bernssteakhouse.com...
  • 22 oz. Strip Sirloin
    aged for 5 weeks; looks good
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle
    peanut butter mouse and dark chocolate mouse layered in deep-dish oreo crust; looks good
  • Chocolate Macadamia Decadence Cake
    one of signature sample-sized dessert from the sampler platter "Taste of Bern's" (other sampler items include King Midas, Banana Cheese Pie, Chocolate Cheese Pie & Vanilla Cheesecake)
  • Steaks
4.5 out of 5
1775 ratings
extravagant interior (small statues embedded in walls); the largest restaurant wine collection in the world (over 500,000 bottles); "dessert room" on second floor
2
Chef Vola's
111 S Albion Pl
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 345-2022
www.chefvolas.com
  • Veal Parmigiana
    bone-in veal chop, flattened, breaded, deep-fried & topped w/ housemade marinara sauce & cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
413 ratings
since 1921; NOTE: reservations only & no credit cards
3
Etats-Unis (CLOSED)
242 E 81st St
New York, NY
(212) 517-8826
  • Chocolate Souffle
4.5 out of 5
11 ratings
CLOSED
4
Fig
232 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 805-5900
www.eatatfig.com
  • Hanger Steak w/ Agrodolce Sauce
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
823 ratings
5
Mama Toscano's Ravioli
2201 Macklind Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-2926
www.mamatoscano.com...
  • Toasted Ravioli
    meat-filled, rolled in bread crumbs and pan-fried or deep-fried; takes 3 days to make; NOTE: not served on location, sold unprepared in boxed packages; they can ship to you
4.5 out of 5
52 ratings
not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
6
Miyake
129 Spring St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 871-9170
restaurantmiyake.com...
  • Mushroom Miso Soup
4.5 out of 5
285 ratings
7
Odd Duck Restaurant
1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6514
oddduckaustin.com
  • Pork Belly Slider
    pork belly brined overnight, spiced and let sit for 12 hours, then charred and grilled; prepared in mini buns w/ mayo, tomato, arugula and a speared pickle; looks good
  • Lamb Meatloaf Sandwich
    topped w/ homemade potato salad, chile mayo, greens & potato chips in the sandwich; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1129 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
8
Rennick Meat Market
1104 Bridge St
Ashtabula, OH 44004
(440) 964-6328
www.rennickmeatmarket.com...
  • Short Rib Hash
    sous vide (slow-cooked in vacuumed bag in low-heat water) short rib, cubed, pan-fried w/ potatoes, herbs; topped w/ paprika hollandaise & poached eggs; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
86 ratings
"butcher inspired American food" (from its website); off-beaten path & near scenic harbor
9
Richardson's Candy Kitchen
500 Greenfield Rd
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 772-0443
www.richardsonscandy.com/...
  • Dark Chocolate Dixies
    "turtles"
4.5 out of 5
21 ratings
10
Ronnybrook Farm Dairy
Prospect Hill Rd
Ancramdale, NY 12503
(518) 398-6455
www.ronnybrook.com
  • Egg Nog
    only made during the holidays; shipped to Chelsea market (in NYC); Alex recommnends adding a splash of bourbon
4.5 out of 5
7 ratings
"beyond organic"--they take such great care of their cows
11
Al Forno Restaurant
577 S Main St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760
www.alforno.com
  • Golden Delicious Apple Tart
  • Baked Pasta w/ Five Cheeses
    Pecorino Romano, Fontina, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, ricotta in tomato-cream sauce in pasta & baked; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
444 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); opened in 1980; dishes are re-crafted to reflect the products of New England's farms & waters cooked in wood-burning ovens & on grills over hardwood charcoal fires; opened for dinner only & closed on Sundays & Mondays
12
AOC
8700 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 859-9859
www.aocwinebar.com
  • Grilled Lamb Skewers
4.0 out of 5
1890 ratings
wine bar and restaurant
13
Bakery La Brioche Cafe
1073 Brighton Beach Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 934-0731
  • Smetannik (Sour Cream Cake)
    multi-layer cake; you can choose the size of your slice (pay by weight); looks good
4.0 out of 5
30 ratings
14
Caffe Dante
79 MacDougal St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 982-5275
  • Cannoli
4.0 out of 5
128 ratings
15
Central Grocery
923 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 523-1620
www.centralgrocerynola.co...
  • Muffuletta Sandwich
    2-lb sandwich w/ salami, mortadella, capicola, ham, provolone, Swiss cheese & signature olive salad; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1215 ratings
founded in 1906; old-fashioned Italian grocery store in The French Quarter famous for creating the muffuletta sandwich
16
Craigie On Main
853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-5511
www.craigieonmain.com...
  • Whole Roasted Chicken
    brined then bagged w/ roasted chicken fat for more flavor; looks good (dripping)
4.0 out of 5
1150 ratings
combines French-inspired "refined rusticity" with an unyielding passion for the best local, seasonal, and organic ingredients
17
Domilise Sandwich Shop & Bar
5240 Annunciation St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 899-9126
www.domilisespoboys.com...
  • Shrimp Po' Boy
    fan favorite; suggested by Anthony Bourdain; winner of Best Sandwich (Gulf Coast); double-dredged fried gulf shrimp w/ hot sauce & shredded lettuce on sub roll
  • The Peacemaker Po' Boy
    po' boy sandwich w/ half shrimp & half oysters
4.0 out of 5
393 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); #91 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Domilise's vs. Parkway... Domilise's won (3-votes-to-2)
18
Frontera Grill
445 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 661-1434
www.rickbayless.com/resta...
  • Carne Asada a la Oaxaquena
    rib steak; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1924 ratings
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Joan's on Third
8350 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2285
www.joansonthird.com...
  • Chocolate Coconut Cupcake
  • Short Rib Sandwich
    shredded short rib w/ melted jack cheese & sweet red onions on country white bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1915 ratings
opened in 1995 as a catering company; opened storefront/restaurant in 1998
20
Lloyd's Carrot Cake
6087 Broadway
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 548-9020
www.lloydscarrotcake.com/...
  • Carrot Cake
    extra amounts of nutmeg & cinnamon makes it special; "this carrot cake is an Oscar-winning movie star...the Katharine Hepburn of desserts"-Alex Guarnaschelli; looks good
4.0 out of 5
146 ratings
est. 1985; quaint but staple bakery serving the neighborhood and beyond
21
Pietros Ristorante
232 E 43rd St
New York, NY 10017
(212) 682-9760
pietros.com/index2.htm...
  • Caesar Salad
4.0 out of 5
76 ratings
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Provisions
Straight Whf
Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-3258
  • Turkey Terrific Sandwich
    sandwich w/ smoked turkey, cranberry, stuffing & mayo...the whole Thanksgiving meal in 1 sandwich; cannot get during Thanksgiving (closed)
4.0 out of 5
80 ratings
on Nantucket Island; closed from mid-October and re-open in early May
23
Rawley's Drive-In
1886 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 259-9023
  • Deep Fried Hot Dog
    "the works" - w/ relish, sauerkraut & chopped fried bacon
4.0 out of 5
63 ratings
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Sister Midnight
110 Ave A
New York, NY 10009
(212) 614-9798
https://www.sistermidnigh...
  • BLK MKT Cheeseburger
    proprietary blend of Pat LaFrieda beef, American cheese, potato bun; looks good
  • BLK MKT Veggie Burger
    housemade w/ quinoa, cauliflower, corn, beets, cilantro, pickled peppers & tzatziki on side
4.0 out of 5
5 ratings
cocktail bar
25
Vin Rouge
2010 Hillsborough Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-0466
www.vinrougerestaurant.co...
  • Gratin de Macaroni
    macaroni and Gruyere cheese-induced Bechamel sauce w/ house-cured-house-smoked bacon baked in casserole dish; looks good
4.0 out of 5
332 ratings
consistently ranked in the top tier of "Best Of" lists by the local and national press (from its website); outdoor dining in courtyard garden available
 Alex Guarnaschelli (bio)  (40 restaurants)     1 2