Food Paradise: Iconic Eats

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: January 1, 2017 
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Zuppardi's Apizza
179 Union Ave
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 934-1949
www.zuppardisapizza.com...
  • Fresh Clam Pizza
    shucked-to-order littleneck clams baked on fresh dough w/ a mixture of garlic & spices, served w/ fresh lemon wedges; "it is widely considered one of the best clam pizzas in America" (from its website); looks good
4.5 out of 5
174 ratings
since 1934; family owned & operated
2
Joe Boston's Italian Beef
2932 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 486-9536
  • Italian Beef with Sausage Sandwich
    asked for dipped with little of hot peppers; looks good
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    recommend w/ sweet & hot peppers & dipped; looks good
4.0 out of 5
153 ratings
3
Maria's New Mexican Kitchen
555 W Cordova Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 983-7929
marias-santafe.com
  • Blue Corn Enchiladas
    classic Santa Fe dinner (Santa Feans discovered the blue corn tortilla); flat enchiladas made w/ corn tortillas, cheese & red or green chile (or both); served any way you like; optional egg on top, ground beef, chicken or carne adovada
  • Chile Rellenos
    a favorite; two whole, roasted & peeled New Mexico green chiles, stuffed w/ a blend of cheeses, coated in a special batter, then deep-fried to a golden brown; covered w/ green (or red) chile; served w/ Spanish rice & refried beans; looks good
4.0 out of 5
723 ratings
offering traditional, Northern New Mexican cuisine; started in 1950s as a small take-out kitchen, now a full service restaurant & Santa Fe institution
4
Red Fish Grill
115 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 598-1200
www.redfishgrill.com...
  • Alligator Sausage & Seafood Gumbo
    signature dish; rich dark roux, onion, bell peppers, celery, fresh herbs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1066 ratings
award-winning casual New Orleans seafood restaurant located at the gateway to the French Quarter; in fun & festive setting
5
Revival
129 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
(470) 225-6770
www.revivaldecatur.com...
  • Meatloaf
    w/ grass-fed beef & pork & wrapped in bacon; comes w/ 3 sides (recommend: iron skillet corn bread, mac & cheese & collard greens); looks good
4.0 out of 5
277 ratings
offering a proper version of the traditional Sunday Southern cuisine dinner served family-style; located in building originally a home owned by the Campbell family in the early 1900s; "like going to your grandmother's house"
6
DCity Smokehouse
203 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 733-1919
www.dcitysmokehouse.com...
  • Half Smoke
    half pork, half beef wieners from Mangers (in Baltimore) topped w/ shredded cheese, BBQ brisket chili, yellow mustard & chopped onions; looks good
3.0 out of 5
55 ratings
traditional BBQ taste in an unconventional setting; moved from original airing location (8 Florida Ave NW)
7
El Pub
1548 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 642-9942
elpubrestaurant.com...
  • Cubano
    ham, pork, Swiss cheese, pickles & mustard on Cuban bread
3.0 out of 5
122 ratings
landmark in Little Havana since the 1960s
8
Taqueria La Cumbre
515 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 863-8205
www.taquerialacumbre.com...
  • Mission Burrito
    5-lb burrito; flank steak, beans, rice, salsa, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, lettuce & tomatoes
  • Super Meat Burrito
3.0 out of 5
780 ratings
#58 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est. 1967; birthplace of the mission-style burrito; large portions
 Food Paradise: Iconic Eats  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: January 1, 2017