Michael Symon (bio)

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City Pork Deli
2363 Hollydale Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 300-4550
cityporkdeli.com
  • Pork Belly Hoagie
    braised pork belly, cubed & deep-fried, w/ smoked mustard greens
  • Wild Boar Flautas
    flour tortillas loaded w/ coffee-and-chile-braised pork, then fried into crunchy treats w/ a filling
4.5 out of 5
176 ratings
neighborhood deli, sandwich shop, and charcuterie specializing in house-made meats, pickles, condiments & sides; Duff Goldman made guest appearance
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Czuchraj Meats
1979 W 25th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 696-7083
stores.jandjmeats.com/Sto...
  • Beef Jerky
4.5 out of 5
39 ratings
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Happy Dog
5801 Detroit Ave
Cleveland, OH 44178
(216) 651-9474
www.happydogcleveland.com...
  • Hot Dogs
    can choose from 50 homemade toppings; served on Chicago-style poppy seed bun; Michael gets w/ chunky peanut butter, Sriracha hot sauce and "alien" pickle relish (concoction created by his stepson Kyle)
4.5 out of 5
564 ratings
neighborhood corner serving hot dogs and beer, and "lots" of live music, from rock and country to punk and polka
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Hattie B's Hot Chicken
112 19th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 678-4794
www.hattieb.com
  • Berry Cobbler
    seasonal
  • Hot Fried Chicken
    double-dipped batter & deep-fried in soy bean oil; offered in 5 degrees of spiciness (mild, medium, hot, "Damn Hot!" & "Shut the Cluck Up!"); looks good
4.5 out of 5
3023 ratings
2 locations in Nashville
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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill
303 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9599
moonshinegrill.com
  • Peach-Glazed Pork Chops
    sous vide cooked (slow-cook in vacuum bag under low-heat water), grilled; topped w/ peach chutney
  • Peanut Butter Mousse Pie
    w/ Oreo cookie crust
4.5 out of 5
2821 ratings
est. 2003; serving an innovative take on classic American comfort food in historic building (circa 1852) w/ 2 outdoor patios
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Mussel and Burger Bar
9200 Taylorsville Rd
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 384-4834
www.mussel-burger-bar.com...
  • Argentinian Burger
    burger w/ provaletta (thick cut provolone cheese), caramelized onions, chorizo
  • Bacon Cinna-Bomb
    cinnabon w/ bacon bits inside cinnamon filling topped w/ pineapple-rum ice cream; "maybe my favorite dessert of all time" -Michael Symon
4.5 out of 5
552 ratings
neighborhood bar and grill w/ a "chef's attitude"
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Paulina Market
3501 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 248-6272
https://www.paulinamarket...
  • Smoked Polish Sausage
    garlic & pork
4.5 out of 5
319 ratings
since 1949; market/butcher shop
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Peg Leg Porker
903 Gleaves St
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 829-6023
peglegporker.com
  • Memphis Sushi
    sausage & cheese platter w/saltines; add BBQ sauce
  • Ribs
    dry (non-sauced) baby-back rib smoked for 3-4 hrs; looks good
  • Smoked Green Beans
    w/ bacon; one of best selling sides
  • BBQ Pork Nachos
    cheese, pulled pork, BBQ sauce, jalapeneos; "best nachos I've ever had" -Aaron Sanchez; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1424 ratings
opened in 2013; award winning BBQ w/ owner who lost his leg at age 17 fighting bone cancer...and hence the restaurant name
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Seti's Truck
3500 Woodland Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 240-0745
  • Polish Boy
    Sausage, coleslaw, fries sandwich
4.5 out of 5
31 ratings
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Slap's BBQ
553 Central Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 213-3736
  • Ribs
    St. Louis cut; rubbed & smoked in hickory & oak for 2 hrs, wrapped in foil w/ brown sugar & smoked more; looks good
  • Smoked Turkey Breast
  • Warm Baked Potato Casserole
    everything in loaded baked potato in casserole form; looks good
4.5 out of 5
314 ratings
own & operated by 2 brothers who won BBQ competitions
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Sokolowski's University Inn
1201 University Rd
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 771-9236
www.sokolowskis.com...
  • Pierogies
    large potato & cheese dumpling soaked in butter
4.5 out of 5
381 ratings
Est. in 1923
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Stacked STL
7637 Ivory St
St. Louis, MO 63111
(314) 544-4900
stackedstl.com
  • Big Fat Greek Burger
    burger w/ roasted red pepper hummus, pickled cucumbers & red onions, spinach, Kalamata olive relish & feta on wheat bun
  • Bourbon Bacon Caramel Brownie
    topped w/ ice cream
4.5 out of 5
349 ratings
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Sugarfire Smoke House
9200 Olive Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63132
(314) 997-2301
www.sugarfiresmokehouse.c...
  • Big Muddy Sandwich
    brisket, smoked jalapeno-cheddar sausage, horseradish sauce, BBQ sauce, lettuce, pickles; looks messy (and good!)
  • Candied Sweet Potato Pie
    w/ smoked sea salt & topped w/ praline pecans; offered seasonally (call to check for availability); looks good
4.5 out of 5
1011 ratings
master chef used to work for Emeril Lagasse & Charlie Trotter; casual family-friendly joint; multiple locations
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Vetri
1312 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 732-3478
www.vetrifamily.com/index...
  • Chef's Pasta Tasting Menu
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
357 ratings
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Adele's
1210 McGavock St
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 988-9700
adelesnashville.com...
  • Adele's Hamburger
    burger w/ bacon-onion jam, aioli, buttermilk cheddar
  • Coconut Cake
    looks good
  • JW Potatoes
    broken-up boiled-steamed potatoes, doubled deep-fried in rosemary oil & topped w/ Parmesan cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
392 ratings
features an open kitchen w/ a large fireplace grill, wood-burning oven, white quarter-sawn oak bar & cooks' counter
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Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 622-1261
angelcitybrewery.com...
  • Beer
4.0 out of 5
1406 ratings
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Animal
435 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 782-9225
www.animalrestaurant.com...
  • Pig Tails
    brined, cut up, deep-fried and tossed in hot sauce; "it's the chicken wing of the pig"-Michael Symon
  • Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar
4.0 out of 5
3045 ratings
opened in 2008; accolades include Food & Wine Best New Chefs of 2009, two James Beard nominations, Rising Star Chefs by Star Chefs and Wine List of the Year by GQ Magazine
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Belfry
1532 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-7111
  • Lamb Shepherd's Pie
    mashed potatoes topped w/ lamb gravy mix & served in bowl; looks good
  • Spiced Buttermilk Donuts
    w/ side of dark stout caramel
4.0 out of 5
64 ratings
neighborhood bar serving 20 draft beers; chef/owner Celina Tio was on The Next Iron Chef & won James Beard Foundation's 2007 "Best Chef: Midwest"
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Bistro Byronz
5412 Goverment St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 218-1433
www.bistrobyronz.com...
  • Croque-Madame Burger
    homemade turkey burger topped w/ ham, poached egg & bacon-infused Mornay sauce; looks good
  • Poisson Acadiana
    thin cut fried fish over rice, topped w/ crawfish etouffee; looks good
4.0 out of 5
151 ratings
bistro atmosphere owned by brother-and-sister team; multiple locations
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Black's Barbecue
215 N Main St
Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-2712
www.blacksbbq.com
  • Beef Brisket
  • Sausage
  • Giant Beef Ribs
    smoked for 5-6 hrs; looks good
  • Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage
    pork-based; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1141 ratings
#91 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); since 1932; fourth generation family owned & operated
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Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar
231 N Carollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 609-3871
www.brownbutterrestaurant...
  • Brown Butter Brunch Burger
    burger w/ bacon onion jam, brie, fried egg, garlic aioli, baby arugula, brioche bun, fries; top selling burger despite available only for brunch
  • Crab Mac & Cheese
    lump crab, Pimento, Mornay sauce; "best mac and cheese I've ever eaten in my life" -Michael Symon; looks good
4.0 out of 5
199 ratings
neighborhood joint serving "food that is creative yet rooted in Southern culture and tradition using the freshest, seasonal, local ingredients" (from its website)
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Bucci's Restaurant (CLOSED)
1 Berea Commons
Berea, OH 44017
(440) 826-4500
www.buccis.net
  • Cavatelli
    homemade pasta dumplings in tomato ragu sauce
4.0 out of 5
15 ratings
CLOSED; other locations in Cleveland area
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Cane and Table
1113 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 581-1112
www.caneandtablenola.com...
  • Calas
    beignet-like w/ rice; served w/ almond syrup dipping sauce; looks good
  • Crispy Rum Ribs
    Truebridge Duroc pork, Guyanese rum, papaya chutney, sambol
4.0 out of 5
299 ratings
serving Caribbean influenced cuisine in 1820's creole style cottage
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Cannibal
113 E 29th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-5480
www.cannibalnyc.com...
  • Cannibal Dog
    all beef hot dog w/ "tiger style" spicy tripe chili, scallion, Chinese mustard; looks good
  • S'mores Icebox Cake
4.0 out of 5
434 ratings
"a butcher's restaurant...who happens to be obsessed with beer" (from its website); Alex Guarnaschelli made guest experience
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Cha Cha Chicken
1906 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-1684
www.chachachicken.com...
  • Coconut Fried Chicken
    secret is jerk spice; marinated overnight and roasted next day, then coated in coconut milk & shavings & flour and fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1704 ratings
"colorful beach shack serving an inventive and delicious blend of all the caribbean flavours"; garden patio available
 Michael Symon (bio)  (88 restaurants)     1 2 3 4