Camille Ford (bio)

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Blond Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory
92220 Overseas Hwy
Tavernier, FL 33070
(305) 922-2400
www.blondgiraffe.com...
  • Key Lime Pie
4.5 out of 5
203 ratings
Food War: Blond Giraffe's vs. Blue Heaven's... Blond Giraffe's won (2-votes-to-1); moved from original airing location at 802 Duval Street, Key West
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Chicken Mary's
1133 E 600th Ave
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-9510
  • Fried Chicken
4.5 out of 5
36 ratings
Food War: Chicken Annie's vs. Chicken Mary's... Chicken Mary's won (3-votes-to-2)
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Parkway Bakery & Tavern
538 Hagan St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 482-3047
www.parkwaybakeryandtaver...
  • Po' Boy
4.5 out of 5
1185 ratings
Food War: Domilise's vs. Parkway... Domilise's won (3-votes-to-2)
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2nd Avenue Deli
162 E 33rd St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 689-9000
www.2ndavedeli.com
  • Pastrami Sandwich
    steamed twice for extra juiciness; machine-cut, thinner-sliced
4.0 out of 5
941 ratings
Food War: Katz's vs. 2nd Ave... Katz's won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1954; moved in 2007 (originally on 2nd Ave); family-friendly, more relaxed
5
AJ Bombers
1247 N Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 221-9999
ajbombers.com
  • Barry Burger
    quarter pound burger w/ bacon and chunky peanut butter
  • Milwaukee Cheeseburger
    quarter-pound burger, double WI colby cheese, double Nueske bacon, topped w/ Schlitz onions; burger used for Food Wars
4.0 out of 5
595 ratings
Food War: AJ Bombers' vs. Sobelman's... AJ Bombers won (3-votes-to-0); opened in 2009; peanuts delivered from "bombs" painted like sharks on a rail track overhead (it hits the target by the wall above your table and dumps the peanuts down below); burgers made of mix of chuck, sirloin & brisket; burgers are smashed thin & wide and cooked on 375-degree grill
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Alisson's Restaurant
11 Dock Sq
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-4841
www.alissons.com
  • Lobster Roll
    lobster shreads mixed w/ mayo on a New England-style hot dog bun; use only claw and knuckle lobster meat (no tail); lobster meat from hard-shell lobsters; looks good
4.0 out of 5
334 ratings
Food War: Alisson's vs. Clam Shack... Clam Shack won (2-votes-to-1); est. in 1973
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Baby's Badass Burgers
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 962-2297
www.babysbadassburgers.co...
  • All American Girl Burger
    top seller; 1/2-lb burger w/ smoked cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickles & baby's special sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
496 ratings
Food War: Baby's Badass vs. Grill 'Em All...Baby's Baddass won (3-votes-to-2); pink truck run by gorgeous women ("burger babes") serving gourmet burgers
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BK Carne Asada & Hotdogs
5118 S 12th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 295-0105
www.bktacos.com
  • Sonoran Hot Dog
    bacon-wrapped hot dog, beans, mustard-infused grilled onions, fresh onions & tomatoes, mayo, mustard & jalapeno sauce served in local over-sized hot dog bun
4.0 out of 5
163 ratings
Food War: BK Carne Asada vs. El Guero Canelo...BK Carne Asada won (4-votes-to-1)
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Blue Heaven
729 Thomas St
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-8666
blueheavenkw.homestead.co...
  • Key Lime Pie
    ridiculously sky-high (topped w/ meringue)
4.0 out of 5
2325 ratings
Food War: Blond Giraffe's vs. Blue Heaven's... Blond Giraffe's won (2-votes-to-1); chowdown shack w/ old-school island charm; Vanilla Ice made guest appearance here
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Clam Shack
2 Western Ave
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-3321
  • Lobster Roll
    lobster chunks topped w/ melted butter on a round bun...mayo on bun is optional; use entire lobster (tail, claws and knuckles) to make sandwich; lobster meat from soft-shell lobsters; looks good
4.0 out of 5
412 ratings
Food War: Alisson's vs. Clam Shack... Clam Shack won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1968; lobsters are kept in salt water piped-in from the Kennebunkport River prior to cooking; long lines
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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)
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Duff's
3651 Sheridan Dr
Buffalo, NY 14226
(716) 834-6234
www.duffsfamouswings.ca...
  • Buffalo Wings
    smaller wings and cooked longer to get extra crispy; coats sauce by shaking in a covered pot
4.0 out of 5
857 ratings
Food War: Anchor Bar vs. Duff's... Duff's won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1946, but started serving wings in 1982
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El Guero Canelo
5201 S 12th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 295-9005
elguerocanelo.com
  • Tex-Mex Hot dog
  • Sonoran Hot Dog
    bun from ingredients imported from Mexico; more traditional style; bacon-wrapped hot dog, topped pinto beans, onions, tomatoes, mustard, jalapeno sauce and mayo
4.0 out of 5
476 ratings
#70 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Food War: BK Carne Asada vs. El Guero Canelo... BK Carne Asada won (4-votes-to-1); started as a hot dog truck in 1993...now it's an establishment w/ multiple full-scale restaurants including a new opening in W. Phoenix
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Grill 'Em All
19 E Main St
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 284-2874
grillemallburgs.com...
  • H-100's (Tater Tots)
    cheddar & jack filled, hand rolled tator tots; limited supply daily; served w/ a choice of 6 dipping sauces...Beau's favorite is malt vinegar aioli; looks good
  • Molly Hatchet Burger
    seared fennel sausage gravy, bacon, maple drizzle on a 1/2-pound burger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1947 ratings
Food War: Baby's Badass vs. Grill 'Em All...Baby's Baddass won (3-votes-to-2); owner used to be the cook for Baby's Badass for only 2 weeks...only to open Grill 'Em All 1 mo. later; food truck w/ heavy metal art; specialize in burgers; long lines; UPDATE: now a sit-down joint in Alhambra
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John's Pizzeria
278 Bleecker St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 243-1680
www.johnsbrickovenpizza.c...
  • Pizza
    thin crust pizza; sauce on top of cheese
4.0 out of 5
1420 ratings
Food War: Grimaldi's vs. John's Pizzeria... Grimaldi's won (2-votes-to-1); Founder John Sasso left Lombardi's (1st pizzeria in NYC) in 1929 to open John's; funky atmosphere; no individual slices
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Katz's Delicatessen
205 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-2246
katzsdelicatessen.com...
  • Corned Beef Sandwich
    2nd top seller; looks good; looks good; 2nd top seller; looks good
  • Pastrami Sandwich
    top seller; looks good; Adam adds corned beef, Russian dressing & slaw; brined for 30 days; hand-carved, hence thicker-sliced; looks good; top seller; looks good
  • Knoblewurst (garlic beef sausage)
  • Rueben
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
7850 ratings
#5 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Katz's vs. 2nd Ave... Katz's won (3-votes-to-2); oldest deli in America (1888); where "Harry Met Sally" was filmed (orgasm scene); don't lose your ticket to order or it will cost you $50 (and they have a cop guarding the door)
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Lafayette Coney Island
118 W Lafayette Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 964-8198
  • Coney Island Hot Dog
    hot dog topped w/ chili, mustard and chopped sweet Spanish onions; chunkier chili; topped w/ chili, mustard and chopped onions
4.0 out of 5
687 ratings
Tie for #22 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Lafayette vs. American;
Food War: Lafayette vs. American... American won (3-votes-to-2); Lafayette opened by nephew of American Coney Island's owner; they compete next door to each other; difference is in the chili
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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
439 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9800
www.loumalnatis.com...
  • Pizza
    signature deep-dish butter crust topped w/ cheese then sausage and tomato sauce; looks good; Anne gets the thin crust, "loaded" pie (pepperoni, sausage, green pepper, onions, mushrooms, black olives) & orders it well-done; sliced in squares; looks good; Deep-dish
  • Malnati Chicago Classic
    deep dish pizza w/ homemade lean sausage, some extra cheese & vine-ripened tomato sauce on buttercrust; looks good
  • The Lou Pizza
    deep-dish pizza w/ spinach mix (enhanced w/ garlic, basil & onion), mushrooms & sliced Roma tomatoes covered w/ three cheeses, on a garlic buttercrust; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3824 ratings
Food War: (deep-dish sausage) Uno's vs. Lou Malnati's; Lou Malnati's won (3-votes-to-0); opened in 1971; Lou Malnati left Pizzeria Uno to start his own restaurant; many other locations in Chicago area
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Matt's Bar
3500 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 722-7072
mattsbar.com
  • Jucy Lucy
    Hamburger stuffed w/ cheese; looks good; Hamburger stuffed w/ cheese; purposely spelled wrong; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1050 ratings
#47 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Food War: Matt's Bar's vs. 5-8 Club's... Matt's Bar won (3-votes-to-2)
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Smitty's Market
208 S Commerce St
Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-9344
www.smittysmarket.com...
  • Sausage
    served on butcher paper; signature dish
  • Beef Brisket
4.0 out of 5
696 ratings
#92 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Kreuz's vs. Smitty's... Kreuz won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1999; located where the original Kreuz Market stood; brother owns rival Kreuz Market across town; served on butcher paper; no BBQ sauce
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Sobelman's Pub & Grill
1900 W St Paul Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 931-1919
www.milwaukeesbestburgers...
  • Big S.O.B.
    quadruple Sobelman cheeseburger
  • Milwaukee Cheeseburger
    burger, double WI colby cheese, double Nueske bacon, topped w/ Schlitz onions; burger used for Food Wars
  • Sobelman Burger
    topped w/ American, Swiss & cheddar cheeses, jalapeno peppers, sauteed onions & a slice of hickory-smoked bacon
4.0 out of 5
584 ratings
Food War: AJ Bombers' vs. Sobelman's... AJ Bombers won (3-votes-to-0); old-school pub & grill; rated top burger in past decade; Milwaukee institution; near Marquette University; burgers made of black angus beef; slow-cooked on 325-degree grill
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Tony Luke's
39 E Oregon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-5725
www.tonylukes.com
  • Cheesesteaks
    cooked in (low) 225-degree flat-top grill; cheese wiz on roll rather than on steak; looks good
  • Pizza Cheesesteak
    looks good
  • Italian Roast Pork Sandwich
    slow-roasted pork, au jus, sauteed broccoli rabe (or spinach) & sharp provolone on a fresh baked roll; Rachael adds sauteed hot peppers; looks good
  • Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge
    challenge: 20-inch cheesesteak sub (equivalent to 6 cheese steak subs); Adam won
4.0 out of 5
1400 ratings
#6 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Pat's vs. Tony Luke's...Pat's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1992; long lines; serves other sandwiches as well; bake their own bread
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5-8 Club
5800 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55417
(612) 823-5858
www.5-8club.com
  • Juicy Lucy
    Hamburger stuffed w/ cheese; looks good
3.5 out of 5
500 ratings
#1 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Matt's Bar's vs. 5-8 Club's...Matt's Bar won (3-votes-to-2); since 1928
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Al's #1 Italian Beef
1079 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-4017
www.alsbeef.com
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    have it dipped Italian beef gravy w/ Italian relish; looks good; winner of Best Sandwich (Midwest); topped w/ spicy gardinaire (Italian relish) and dipped in beef gravy; have it dipped Italian beef gravy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
427 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); #11 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Al's #1 vs. Mr. Beef... Mr. Beef won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1938; in Little Italy
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American Coney Island
115 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-7758
www.americanconeyisland.c...
  • Coney Island Hot Dog
    hot dog topped w/ chili, Belgian mustard and chopped Vidalia onions; smoother chili; topped w/ chili, mustard and chopped onions
3.5 out of 5
307 ratings
Tie for #22 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Lafayette vs. American;
Food War: Lafayette vs. American... American won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1917; American Coney Island's founder's nephew opened competitor Lafayette right next door; difference is in the chili
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