Sunny Anderson (bio)

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Ka'aloa's Super J's Authentic Hawaiian
83-5409 Mamalahoa Hwy
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 328-9566
  • Lau Lau
    slow cooked pork in taro leaves; looks good
5.0 out of 5
394 ratings
family cooking; like at someone's home
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Ample Hills Creamery
623 Vanderbilt Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 240-3926
www.amplehills.com
  • "It Came From Gowanus" Ice Cream
    chocolate ice cream w/ salted chocolate w/ chunks of hazelnut crack cookies & brownies; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1049 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); opened in 2011; flavors vary daily (need to call to see what is available); multiple locations
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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
1644 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
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Carnitas Uruapan Restaurant
1725 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-2654
www.carnitasuruapanchi.co...
  • Carnitas Tacos
    pork carnitas ordered by the pound & taco w/ soft corn tortilla assembled at the table; come w/ sides of jalapeno peppers, smoky chipotle salsa & traditional tomato-jalapeno salsa; looks good
4.5 out of 5
180 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 1975; family owned & operated
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Charlie Gitto's
5226 Shaw Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-8898
https://www.charliegittos...
  • Toasted Ravioli
    handmade meat-filled ravioli, breaded, deep-fried & served w/ house made Pomodoro sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
309 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Food); opened in 1981; landmark for fine Italian dining
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Confectional
1530 Pike Pl
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 282-4422
www.theconfectional.com...
  • Quadruple Chocolate Cheesecake
    dark chocolate blended right into batter w/ chunks of milk, white & an extra-dark chocolate added to the center for an extra chocolaty surprise; finished w/ a thick chocolate crust
4.5 out of 5
380 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chocolate); "boutique bakery, offering exquisite, sinfully dense, baked cheesecakes and cheesecake truffles, made with Guittard chocolate and a hint of passion" (from its website); located in Pikes Place
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Creperie Du Village
400 E Hopkins Ave
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 925-1566
www.lacreperieduvillage.c...
  • Beef Fondue
    tender sliced sirloin that you cook on a table-top stove served w/ rosemary fingerling potatoes, salade verse & dipping sauces (saffron aioli, romesco, green peppercorn sauce); looks good
4.5 out of 5
185 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Romantic Foods); authentic French & fondue restaurant in a charming chalet ambiance
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Graeters Ice Cream
2704 Erie Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45208
(513) 321-6221
www.graeters.com
  • Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
    all-time best-selling flavor; an absolute "must-try" for anyone new to Graeter's; looks good
4.5 out of 5
100 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); since 1868; made w/ 18% butter-fat cream in old-fashioned French pot freezers (where air is not whipped in); multiple locations
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Helen's Bar B Q
1016 N Washington Ave
Brownsville, TN 38012
(731) 779-3255
  • Rib Sandwich
    four 6-hr smoked pork ribs, sauced & topped w/ coleslaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
31 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); little shack-restaurant w/ female pit master
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Home Grown
968 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 222-0455
www.homegrownga.com...
  • Grant's Stack Sandwich
    homemade pimento w/ fried green tomatoes & bacon on grilled Texas Toast; looks good
4.5 out of 5
782 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Food); neighborhood favorite offering creative & delicious breakfast options & a hearty brunch menu on the weekend; serve only breakfast & lunch
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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
3002 W 47th Ave
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 722-3366
www.joeskc.com
  • BBQ
  • Z-Man Sandwich
    slow-smoked beef brisket, smoked provolone cheese topped w/ 2 onion rings on a toasted Kaiser bun; "my favorite BBQ sandwich anywhere in the world"-Danielle Dimovski; looks good
  • Beef Brisket
    top-seller; looks good
  • Burnt Ends
    "one of the best BBQs I've come across"; looks good; only served 3 days/week (check website menu)
  • Ribs
4.5 out of 5
2332 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); opened in 1996 after multiple competition awards & catering jobs; in gas station w/ liquor store next door; voted best BBQ by readers of USA TODAY & 10Best (from its website); long lines; also known as Oklahoma Joe's BBQ
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Pappas Bros Steakhouse
5839 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 780-7352
www.pappasbros.com
  • Bone-In New York Strip Steak
    32 oz - for two - carved table side, limited availability; dry-aged; looks good
4.5 out of 5
688 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Steak); opened in 1976
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Pappy's Smokehouse
3106 Olive St
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 535-4340
pappyssmokehouse.com...
  • Big Ben (BBQ)
    6-lbs total: full slab of ribs, beef brisket sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, quarter chicken, fries and sides; looks good; 6-lbs total: full slab of Ribs, a Beef Brisket and a Pork sandwich, 1/4 Chicken and 4 sides; looks good
  • BBQ
    brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey
  • Frito Pie
    Fritos topped with your choice of meat, baked beans, cheddar cheese and onion
  • Sweet Potato Fries
    "off-the-chart amazing!"-Danielle Dimovski
  • Ribs
    house specialty; baby back ribs dry-rubbed & slow smoked over apple & cherry wood; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2519 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); #48 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 2008; "voted #1 in city"; close when they sell out; cooked in floor-to-ceiling smoker "Walter" ("you're really not a true redneck unless you name your smoker"); created new menu item "Adam" Bomb (for Adam Richman) - A Big Ben with a Hot Link Frito Pie
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Sid's Diner
300 S Choctaw Ave
El Reno, OK 73036
(405) 262-7757
  • Coney Island Dog
    all-beef hot dog w/ chili & slaw
  • Fried Onion Burger
    local specialty: carmelized onions cooked right into beef; 8-inch diameter
4.5 out of 5
92 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Burgers); cozy diner d├ęcor off of Route 66
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Swag Country Inn
2300 Swag Rd
Waynesville, NC 28785
(828) 926-0430
www.theswag.com
  • Banana Pudding Pie
    call restaurant for availability (dessert menu changes)
4.5 out of 5
12 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Romantic Foods); rating might be for hotel; mountaintop resort w/ incomparable Smoky Mountain views, an award-winning restaurant, pampering accommodations, world-class hiking trails, & warm hospitality; open seasonal
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Valerie Confections
3360 W 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(213) 739-8149
www.valerieconfections.co...
  • Rose Petal Petits Fours
    tiny layered cake dipped in white chocolate and topped w/ candied rose petal; each cake layer separated by rose petal ganache; can be shipped; looks good
4.5 out of 5
120 ratings
est. 2004; artisan confectioner
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Veracruz All Natural
1108 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 981-1760
veracruztacos.com
  • Migas Breakfast Taco
    corn tortilla taco w/ eggs, tortilla chips, avocado, pico de gallo & cheese
4.5 out of 5
434 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 2008; taco truck; multiple locations; featured by Rachael Ray, Rolling Stone & Austin Eater
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Wafels & Dinges
New York, NY 10011
(866) 429-7329
www.wafelsanddinges.com...
  • WMD (Wafel of Massive Deliciousness)
    unlimited dinges (toppings); Sunny gets chocolate syrup, Dulce de Leche, strawberry slices, whipped cream and chopped walnuts; looks good; dinges for Throwdown had spekuloos spread & whipped cream on liege wafel
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Wafel
    Belgian waffle topped with BBQ sauce, pulled barbecue pork, coleslaw, coolickle (Kool Aid marinated pickles); to eat, fold in half to make a sandwich
4.5 out of 5
1469 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; yellow food truck serving "good things Belgian"; location varies daily...check website to find location
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Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
1600 Lenox Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-5220
runchickenrun.com
  • Bacon Butterscotch Cake
    4-layered cake w/ bacon frosting, butterscotch sauce, toasted pecan bourbon ice cream; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2962 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bacon Bites); James Beard Award winner (Best New Restaurant-2012)
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Bacchanal Buffet
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7928
https://www.caesars.com/c...
  • Roast Suckling Pig
    Asian-influence spiced, dried for 24 hrs, coated w/ hoisin sauce, slow-roasted in Chinese roasting oven for over 2 hrs & placed over "firebox" to crisp the skin; looks good
  • Shrimp & Grits
    part of buffet
4.0 out of 5
5982 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); opened in 2012; voted Best Buffet in Las Vegas by "USA Today" (more than once); more than 500 daily offerings; in Caesars Palace
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BBQ Shop
1782 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1277
www.dancingpigs.com...
  • Ribs
    dry seasoned, smoked for 3 hrs & topped w/ homemade vinegar-based "Dancing Pigs BBQ Sauce"
4.0 out of 5
437 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ)
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Beecher's Handmade Cheese
1600 Pike Pl
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 956-1964
www.beechershandmadechees...
  • "World's Best" Mac & Cheese
    Oprah endorsed; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1836 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); opened in 2003; multiple locations in NY & WI
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Big Bad Breakfast
719 N Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 236-2666
citygroceryonline.com/big...
  • Pylon
    split, griddle fried hot dog w/ chili, slaw, cheddar, mustard, chopped pickles, onion, jalapenos & crackers on a waffle; looks good
4.0 out of 5
133 ratings
opened for breakfast & lunch only
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Bottega Louie
700 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 802-1470
www.bottegalouie.com...
  • Tiramisu
    espresso & rum soaked almond dacquoise w/ mascarpone cream; looks good
  • Lobster Hash
    lobster, Yukon gold potatoes, two poached eggs, shallots, Brussels sprouts & smoked paprika topped w/ hollandaise sauce; available for weekend brunch only (check website for updated menu); looks good
4.0 out of 5
12991 ratings
opened in 2009; 255-seat restaurant, gourmet market, patisserie & cafe w/ full bar
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Brindle Room
277 E 10th St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 529-9702
brindleroom.com
  • Duck Confit Poutine
    pulled duck mixed w/ thickened duck au jus & topped over hand-cut fries & cheese curds; looks good
  • Sebastian's Steakhouse Burger
    70/30 freshly ground beef (fat from prime rib mixed w/ chuck); topped w/ caramelized onions, cheese; side of pickle & fries; "best hamburger in America"-Josh Ozersky (Guy's buddy & hamburger expert); available for lunch only; looks good!
  • Mexican Moules Frites
    spicy mussels & fries
4.0 out of 5
770 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Burgers); owner/chef used to work in fine dining establishments & left to create foods he likes
 Sunny Anderson (bio)  (84 restaurants)     1 2 3 4