Jeff Mauro (bio)

  (36 restaurants)     1 2
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Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter
94 Ave C
New York, NY 10009
(212) 228-2972
www.bobwhitecounter.com...
  • Fried Chicken
    free-range chicken brined in sweet tea; dredged in milk, flour & spices; deep fried in pressure fryer; comes w/ biscuit & salad greens; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro; looks good
4.5 out of 5
578 ratings
southern food; trivia: bobwhite is a quail
2
Bohemian House
11 W Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 955-0439
www.bohochicago.com...
  • Open-Faced Schnitzel Sandwich
    rye bread, horseradish cream, sauerkraut, house mustard dill, Emmentaler Swiss cheese & fried egg; looks good
4.5 out of 5
673 ratings
serving Bohemian-inspired fare w/ influences from the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria in exposed brick walls & wood timber, eclectic decor, warm earth tones & soft lighting set the backdrop for a comfortable & sociable dining experience
3
Campbell's Sweets Factory
2084 W 25th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 965-0451
campbellssweets.com...
  • Red Velvet Cupcake Truffle
    chocolate filled w/ condensed red velvet cake; looks good
4.5 out of 5
60 ratings
formerly Grandma Campbell’s Cupcakes stand at Westside Market...now a storefront
4
Danny's Deli
1658 St. Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 696-1761
www.dannysdeli.net/clevel...
  • Corned Beef Hash
    served w/ two eggs & toast; homemade award-winning corned beef; Jeff also got a side of home fries
4.5 out of 5
41 ratings
est. 1978; breakfast & lunch only
5
Dough
305 Franklin Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(347) 533-7544
  • Cafe Au Lait Donut
    glazed w/ caramel & coffee; topped w/ streusel (crumb topping of butter, flour & sugar); looks good
4.5 out of 5
1554 ratings
opened in 2010
6
Dutch Eating Place
1200 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 922-0425
www.readingterminalmarket...
  • Apple Dumpling
    topped w/ choice of heavy cream or whipped cream; served hot; looks good
4.5 out of 5
514 ratings
at Reading Terminal Market; offers traditional Pennsylvania Dutch-style (Amish) food; servers are dressed in traditional Amish clothing (bonnet, etc)
7
Gooey Looie's
231 McClellan St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 334-7668
  • Cheesesteak
    over-sized (over 1.5 lbs)...thin slices of rib eye chopped on flattop & topped w/ 5 slices of cheese; Jeff got w/ Provolone cheese & peppers; looks good
4.5 out of 5
169 ratings
deli, market & sandwiches; sandwiches tend to be over-sized (that's good!)
8
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
9
Mario's Italian Lemonade
1068 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60607
  • Cantaloupe Lemonade Ice
    Italian ice w/ small chunks of cantaloupe; looks good
4.5 out of 5
500 ratings
est. 1954; large lemonade stand
10
Papa Cristo's
2771 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 737-2970
www.papacristos.com...
  • Kreatopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spiced ground beef & caramelized onions
  • Spanakopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spinach, feta cheese, onions, egg & seasoning; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1632 ratings
since 1948; Greek grocery store & restaurant
11
Porto's Bakery
3614 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91504
(818) 846-9100
www.portosbakery.com...
  • Chorizo & Egg Omelette Sandwich
    chorizo, eggs, cheese, mayo & mustard mix on homemade Cuban bread
  • Potato Ball
    mashed potato ball stuffed w/ spiced ground beef & deep-fried; looks good
4.5 out of 5
6621 ratings
since 1960; immigrants from Cuba who started by selling homemade cakes to friends & neighbors that eventually grew to the current 2,000-sq ft facility in Burbank; two other available locations
12
Zelda's Corner Deli
9 Westminster Ave
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 314-6458
zeldascorner.com
  • Mini Donuts
    made fresh sprinkled w/ cinnamon sugar; looks good
4.5 out of 5
337 ratings
since 1999; started as a handcart business, now a storefront by the beach
13
ABC Tavern
1872 W 25th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 861-3857
www.abcthetavern.com...
  • House Cured Pork Belly BLT
    house cured pork belly bacon, lettuce, tomato, dill mayo on Italian bread; served w/ hand-cut fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
104 ratings
gourmet bar food; across street from Westside Market; "some of the best bar food I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro
14
Anchor Fish & Chips
302 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 676-1300
www.theanchorfishandchips...
  • Fish & Chips
    fried cod (1 large piece); fried in beef tallow (beef fat); looks good
4.0 out of 5
492 ratings
Irish pub
15
Artichoke Basille's Pizza
328 E 14th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 228-2004
www.artichokepizza.com...
  • Artichoke Pizza
    signature pizza; thin crust; white sauce, pecorino romano cheese, mozzarella & artichoke; slices almost plate-sized; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3435 ratings
take-out only; multiple locations w/in NYC
16
Caffe Paradiso
255 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-1768
caffeparadiso.com
  • Cannoli
    awarded best cannoli (Best on Boston - 2012); looks good
4.0 out of 5
167 ratings
opened in 1962; family-run establishment
17
Cedar Park Cafe
4912 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215) 727-1144
  • Scrapple, Egg & Cheese Sandwich
    scrapple is sliced & fried on flattop
4.0 out of 5
218 ratings
neighborhood breakfast spot
18
Frickaccio's Fresh Italian Foods
1979 W 25th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(440) 227-6073
www.frickaccios.com...
  • Pizza Bagel
    soft bagel rolls topped w/ pizza sauce & a blend of mozzarella & provolone cheese then baked
4.0 out of 5
8 ratings
food stand at Westside Market since 1980
19
Fulton Brewery
414 6th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 333-3208
fultonbeer.com
  • Beer
    Jeff tried these samples: Lonely Blonde, Ringer American Pale Ale, Sweet Child of Vine Ipa, Worthy Adversary Russian Imperial Stout
4.0 out of 5
135 ratings
free beer samplings; free tour available
20
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
1028 N Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-8999
www.gibsonssteakhouse.com...
  • Macadamia Turtle Pie
    1-foot tall pie w/ macadamia nut-wafer crust layered w/ vanilla ice cream, more macadamia nut mix, caramel-chocolate sauce, more ice cream & topped w/ whole macadamia nuts
  • Meaning of Life (Cake)
    5-layer cake w/ chocolate mousse, bananas, raspberries, whipped cream; each slice is approx. 6-lbs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1495 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); autographed photographs of athletes, politicians, movie stars, rock stars, entertainers on walls
21
Honey 1 BBQ
746 E 43rd St
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 285-9455
www.honey1bbq.com
  • Rib Tip
    little nugget of smoky rib meat; served w/ fries & bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
47 ratings
aquarium-style glassed-in smoker & smoked in hickory wood; slow smoked; moved from original airing location (2241 N Western Ave)
22
Maria's Cafe
1113 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 870-9842
www.mariascafe.com
  • Cachapas Venezolanas (Corn Pancakes)
    signature dish; add Cotija cheese...do not add syrup!
4.0 out of 5
163 ratings
est. 1993; in Ancient Traders Market; fusion of North & South American cuisines
23
Neighborhood Restaurant
25 Bow St
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 623-9710
www.theneighborhoodrestau...
  • #2 Breakfast Special
    3 eggs, home fries, cream of wheat sprinkled w/ cinnamon, homemade Portuguese sweet bread w/ homemade jam (made from grapes from their own yard), coffee & orange juice; "best cream of wheat I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro
4.0 out of 5
709 ratings
opened in 1983; Portuguese and American cuisine; outdoor seating under grapevines; huge portions (good!)
24
Palookaville Chili (CLOSED)
3900 Lorain Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 961-4810
  • Chicken Verde Chili
    Jeff got it on macaroni w/ "the works" (sour cream, onions, jalapenos, cheddar cheese); looks good
4.0 out of 5
30 ratings
CLOSED; serves lunch only
25
Rosebud
1500 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 942-1117
www.rosebudrestaurants.co...
  • Pork Chops Calabrese
    served w/ crispy potatoes; choice of Calabrese or Cacciatore (Jeff gets it Calabrese)
4.0 out of 5
503 ratings
est. 1975
 Jeff Mauro (bio)  (36 restaurants)     1 2