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Casserole Queens
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 200-3805
www.casserolequeens.com...
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    delivery only; served in individual, small & large sizes; looks good
5.0 out of 5
10 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won [recipe]; delivery only; "We deliver fresh-from-scratch meals straight to your door in heels, aprons, and the timeless tradition of mom's best recipes." (from its website)
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Babe's Chicken Dinner House
104 N Oak St
Roanoke, TX 76262
(817) 491-2900
www.babeschicken.com...
  • Fried Chicken
    brine for 24-36 hours to make it "uber juicy"; secret is double dipped; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Melissa D'Arabian; looks good
4.5 out of 5
435 ratings
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Cattleman's Steakhouse
3450 S Fabens Carlsbad Rd
Fabens, TX 79838
(915) 544-3200
www.cattlemansranch.com/i...
  • Porterhouse Steak
4.5 out of 5
337 ratings
#86 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); located in desert; some movies filmed here ("Courage Under Fire" and others); great sunsets
4
Coyote Bluff Cafe
2417 S Grand St
Amarillo, TX 79103
(806) 373-4640
www.coyotebluffcafe.com...
  • Burger from Hell
    looks good
  • Chili Cheese Fries
    3-lb side dish; looks good
4.5 out of 5
200 ratings
local favorite
5
Franklin Barbecue
900 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 653-1187
franklinbarbecue.com...
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked in post-oak wood for 15-16 hrs; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3018 ratings
#2 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 2009; Franklin was a protége at JMueller BBQ...now a heated rival; hailed Franklin BBQ as the best in America (Bon Appetit, 2010); long lines (even as early as 9am!)...usually sells out by 2pm
6
Killen's BBQ
3613 E Broadway
Pearland, TX 77581
(281) 485-2272
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked for 16 hrs; looks good
4.5 out of 5
991 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); est. 2013; long lines (up to 3 hrs long!)
7
La Barbecue
1502 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 605-9696
labarbecue.com
  • Beef Brisket
    moist brisket; looks good; smoked/cooked in post-oak wood for 8 hrs; looks good
  • Beef Rib
    large rib
4.5 out of 5
1052 ratings
formerly JMueller BBQ at airing; one of Danielle's personal favorites; long lines (sells out quickly); live music on Saturdays & Sundays; had to shut down temporarily in 2006...sold smokers to competitor Aaron Franklin...now a heated competitor; long lines
8
Luke's Inside Out
1109 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 589-8883
www.lukesinsideout.com...
  • Korean Rabbit Sandwich
    pulled Bulgogi (Korean BBQ sauce) marinated rabbit, carmelized onions, tator tots, homemade kimchi, Szechuan chili paste & special sauce served between griddled French bread; "I love banh mi sandwiches...that's at least in the top five I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • The Shrimp (Sandwich)
    grilled rosemary, chipotle shrimp formed into a patty & served w/ blue cheese, apple & honey on griddled sourdough
4.5 out of 5
219 ratings
in trailer next to Gibson Bar; cook was former caterer for 27 years (as of 2012)
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Noble Sandwich Co
12233 620 N
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 382-6248
noblesandwiches.com...
  • Seared Beef Tongue Sandwich
    braised for 7 hrs, sliced & seared on flat top; served w/ smoked green onions, red pepper relish & aioli; winner of Best Sandwich (Southwest)
  • Knuckle Sandwich
    sliced roast beef re-heated in oven w/ carmelized onions, cheddar cheese & au jus, served on homemade bread dipped in au jus & a spread of "knuckle sauce" (horseradish-based); looks good!
  • Smoked Duck Pastrami
    a top seller; duck smoked for 6 hrs; shredded & served w/ Russian dressing & rye pickles all on homemade wheat or white bread; looks good
  • The Noble Pig
    spicy ham, pulled pork, provolone & bacon served on homemade bread w/ housemade mustard & mayo; looks good
4.5 out of 5
270 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); opened in 2010; serve breakfast & lunch only; disco ball in kitchen; "everything you guys do...the time you take, the energy, the attitude, the dedication...tying it all together and making outstanding artisan sandwiches--that's what Triple-D's all about"-Guy Fieri
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Odd Duck Restaurant
1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6514
oddduckaustin.com
  • Pork Belly Slider
    pork belly brined overnight, spiced and let sit for 12 hours, then charred and grilled; prepared in mini buns w/ mayo, tomato, arugula and a speared pickle; looks good
  • Lamb Meatloaf Sandwich
    topped w/ homemade potato salad, chile mayo, greens & potato chips in the sandwich; looks good
4.5 out of 5
853 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
11
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
645 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Steak); opened in 1976
12
Round Rock Donuts
106 W Liberty
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 255-3629
www.roundrockdonuts.com...
  • Texas Sized Round Rock Donut
    size of a tire
  • "World Famous" Glazed Round Rock Donut
  • Texas Donut
    2-lb, 14-inch donut
4.5 out of 5
1124 ratings
#64 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); long lines
13
Salty Sow
1917 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 391-2337
www.saltysow.com
  • Triple Fried Duck Fat Fries
    topped w/ 110-minute egg; w/ side of cold Bearnaise; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1448 ratings
American Gastropub that serves contemporary farm-to-table eats in a casual setting
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Taste of Europe
1901 W Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76013
(817) 275-5530
www.tasteofeuropetx.com...
  • Belarussian Kolduny
    three potato pancakes stuffed w/ specially prepared combination of ground beef & chicken; looks good
4.5 out of 5
142 ratings
opened in 2002; authentic Eastern European comfort food; restaurant, groceries & Russian gifts
15
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
369 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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Via 313 Pizza
1111B E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 939-1927
www.via313.com
  • The Detroiter Pizza
    thick crust, rectangular pizza w/ smoked pepperoni under the cheese, natural casing pepperoni on top; looks good
4.5 out of 5
498 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Pizza); opened in 2011 by two brothers from Detroit serving "genuine Detroit Style Pizza"
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Wild Bubba's
13912 FM 812
Elroy, TX 78617
(512) 243-1333
wildbubbaswildgamegrill.c...
  • F1 Burger
    1-lb of patties w/ BBQ sauce, pickles & onions; you can choose beef or any other type of meat available; named after Formula 1 racetrack down the road
  • Texas Antelope Burger
    1/3-lb antelope meat (95% lean)
4.5 out of 5
42 ratings
opened in 2007; unique colorful rustic restaurant featuring wild game burgers such as buffalo, elk, yak, axis venison, wild boar, kangaroo & Texas Antelope
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Abacus
4511 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 559-3111
www.kentrathbun.com/abacu...
  • Lobster Scallion "Shooters"
4.0 out of 5
444 ratings
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Afrah Mediterranean Restaurant & Pastries
314 E Main St
Richardson, TX 75081
(972) 234-9898
www.afrah.com
  • Chicken Shawarma
    similar to gyro: marinated pieces of meat which have been pressed, stacked onto a rotisserie & cooked slowly which then is shaved off & made into a sandwich; looks good
4.0 out of 5
589 ratings
started as a pastry shop in February of 2002 that eventually evolved into a full service restaurant
20
Avila's Mexican Restaurant
4714 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 520-2700
www.avilasrestaurant.com...
  • Gorditas
    two handmade corn tortillas filled w/ chicken, beef, or brisket (Guy got brisket); served w/ pico de gallo & guacamole
  • Pork Tamales
    comes in order of 3
  • Pozole
    corn & shredded chicken soup; "this is money pozole"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
276 ratings
opened in 1986; local favorite; Other Recipes: Brisket Tacos
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Bacon
900 W 10th St
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 322-9777
baconaustin.com
  • Bacon Reuben
    corned bacon, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, pickles & Russian dressing on marbled rye; looks good
  • Double Grind Burger
    all natural house ground steak & bacon blend, crisp romaine, tomato, red onion, pickles & house mayo
4.0 out of 5
526 ratings
since 2011; cure & smoke their own bacon & cut to 1/4-inch slices; offer a different flavor bacon everyday; bacon in almost everything in menu; counter service restaurant w/ 50 indoor table dinning seats & 7 large communal style picnic tables outside
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Big Lou's Pizza
2048 S WW White Rd
San Antonio, TX 78222
(210) 337-0707
  • Big Lou 42"
    42-inch pizza
  • BBQ Brisket Pizza
    looks good
  • Big Lou "42"
    42-inch pizza; looks good
4.0 out of 5
402 ratings
#52 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
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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
961 ratings
#91 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); since 1932; fourth generation family owned & operated
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Bombay Pizza Co.
914 Main St, Ste 105
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 654-4444
www.bombaypizzaco.com...
  • Gateway of India Pizza
    thin crust pizza w/ Tandoori chicken, crab meat, artichoke hearts, cilatro, mozzarella, provolone & cilantro-mint chutney; "this is the Mother Teresa of pizzas...it's that saintly good!"-Mo Rocca; looks good
4.0 out of 5
784 ratings
opened in 2009; Indian-Italian pizzeria that serves Italian cuisine graced with Indian herbs and spices
25
Cafe Pacific
24 Highland Park Vlg
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 526-1170
www.cafepacificdallas.com...
  • Pecan Ball
    vanilla ice cream, rolled in toasted pecans with fudge sauce topped w/ whipped cream and a delicate almond tuile; "decadence at it's best"-Kerry Vincent; looks good
4.0 out of 5
98 ratings
Dallas institution for over 30 years; casual elegance of dark mahogany, rich marble, etched glass and polished brass
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