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All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate -
"Pizza and Burgers"

  (12 restaurants)    
Aired on: July 27, 2020 
Aired on: July 27, 2020 
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CanoeSee Canoe Video ($$$)
(1938 ratings)

4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 432-2663
www.canoeatl.com
  • Duck N’ Beef Burger
    Angus beef w/ duck meat & fat; served w / sunny side egg, wilted spinach, pickled cabbage, red onion & truffle pommes frites
4.5 out of 5
1938 ratings
est 1995; award-winning riverside fine dining
ShoukSee Shouk Video ($$)
(697 ratings)

655 K St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 652-1464
www.shouk.com
  • Shouk Burger
    veggie burger, roasted tomato, pickled turnip, arugula, charred onion, tahina served in a pita (gluten-free as bowl)
4.5 out of 5
697 ratings
serving street food Israeli-inspired pitas, bowls & salads
Al Forno RestaurantSee Al Forno Restaurant Video ($$$)
(601 ratings)

577 S Water St Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760
www.alforno.com
  • Corn Grilled Pizza
    thin cruse w/ pomodoro, fresh herbs, 2 cheeses & spicy olive oil; looks good
  • Golden Delicious Apple Tart
  • Baked Pasta w/ Five Cheeses
    Pecorino Romano, Fontina, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, ricotta in tomato-cream sauce in pasta & baked; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
601 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); opened in 1980; dishes are re-crafted to reflect the products of New England's farms & waters cooked in wood-burning ovens & on grills over hardwood charcoal fires; opened for dinner only & closed on Sundays & Mondays
Fong's PizzaSee Fong's Pizza Video ($$)
(720 ratings)

223 4th St Map It!
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 323-3333
fongspizza.com
  • Crab Rangoon Pizza
    crab rangoon base, surimi, green onion, asiago & mozzarella topped w/ crispy wontons & a sweet chili lattice; looks good
  • General Tso's Chicken Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ "General Tso" sauce, breaded chicken, water chestnuts, baby corn, roasted red pepper, mozzarella, asiago & green onion
4.0 out of 5
720 ratings
est. 2009; mid-century style restaurant & Tiki bar serving pizzas inspired by classic Chinese takeout dishes; Other Recipes: King Fong
  • Pizza
    thin crust pizza; Thin crust; looks good
  • Original Tomato Pie
    crispy pizza w/ crushed Italian tomatoes, grated pecorino Romano & olive oil on house dough; coal-fired at 600 degrees; looks good
  • White Clam Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ fresh clams, grated cheese, olive oil, fresh garlic & oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2806 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Pizza); Tie for #73 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Pepe's vs. Sally's; est. 1925; Bill Clinton made his own pie here
  • Tamago Burger
    all-beef Fuku-patty w/ furikake seasoning, teriyaki & wasabi mayo, finished w/ crispy onion strings & a fried egg
4.0 out of 5
172 ratings
[CLOSED]; still a food truck (check website for location); serving all-American burgers w/ a Japanese twist
Lou Malnati's PizzeriaSee Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(6374 ratings)

439 N Wells St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9800
www.loumalnatis.com
  • Loaded Combo Pizza
    deep-dish square-cut pizza w/ sausage, pepperoni, onions & mushrooms; looks good
  • Pizza
    signature deep-dish butter crust topped w/ cheese then sausage and tomato sauce; looks good; Anne gets the thin crust, "loaded" pie (pepperoni, sausage, green pepper, onions, mushrooms, black olives) & orders it well-done; sliced in squares; looks good; Deep-dish
  • Malnati Chicago Classic
    deep dish pizza w/ homemade lean sausage, some extra cheese & vine-ripened tomato sauce on buttercrust; looks good
  • The Lou Pizza
    deep-dish pizza w/ spinach mix (enhanced w/ garlic, basil & onion), mushrooms & sliced Roma tomatoes covered w/ three cheeses, on a garlic buttercrust; looks good
4.0 out of 5
6374 ratings
Food War: (deep-dish sausage) Uno's vs. Lou Malnati's; Lou Malnati's won (3-votes-to-0); opened in 1971; Lou Malnati left Pizzeria Uno to start his own restaurant; many other locations in Chicago area
Lucky BunsSee Lucky Buns Video ($$)
(422 ratings)

2000 18th St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 506-1713
www.luckybunsdc.com
  • Alfie's Bun
    Australian-influenced burger w/ double Creekstone patties, Gouda, runny egg, pineapple, pickled beetroot, arugula, Lucky sauce, grilled red onion; looks good
4.0 out of 5
422 ratings
since 2016; inspired by burger creations of SE Asia, Australia, the UK & beyond
Publican Quality Meats ($$)
(625 ratings)

825 W Fulton Market St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 445-8977
www.publicanqualitymeats....
  • "P.Q.M." or Publican Burger
    Slagel beef patty topped w/ lettuce, cheese, caramelized onion, fried shallots & special sauce on a toasted bun; looks good
4.0 out of 5
625 ratings
opened in 2012; butcher shop & American cafe serving sandwiches, salads & soups
  • Bacon Mac-n-Cheese Burger
    top seller; award-winning burger (NYC Wine + Food Festival Burger Bash); burger topped w/ crispy applewood bacon, six-cheese mac-n-cheese, LTOP (lettuce, tomato, onion + pickle), SMC (supermelty-cheese) & "donkey sauce" on a garlic-buttered brioche bun; looks good!
  • Guy's Bloody Mary
    served in huge glass finished w/ speared candied bacon, apple sausage, Italian-imported pepperoni & celery stick
  • Motley Que Sandwich
    2nd top seller; pulled pork shoulder smothered in Guy's bourbon brown sugar BBQ sauce, stacked w/ citrus slaw, pickle chips, aged cheddar cheese, onion straws + donkey sauce on a toasted pretzel hoagie; looks good
  • Vegas Fries
    a throwback to Guy's UNLV days; crispy sidewinder fries tossed in spicy buffalo seasoning + topped w/ blue cheese crumbles, served w/ house-made buffalo sauce + blue-sabi (blue cheese + wasabi) dipping sauce
3.5 out of 5
4116 ratings
serving Fieri's signature cuisine, featuring bold flavors and unique twists on traditional dishes; high-energy experience in a comfortable atmosphere w/ large outdoor patio ideal for people watching; in The LINQ Casino
Joe Squared PizzaSee Joe Squared Pizza Video ($$)
(470 ratings)

33 W N Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 545-0444
www.joesquared.com
  • Build Your Own Pizza
    "The Duffinator"; Duff gets white garlic-cream sauce w/ mozzarella, corn, jalapenos, prosciutto, bacon, linguica (Portuguese sausage), anchovy, squid, scallops, clams, pepperoni, meatball, Boursin cheese
  • Bacon and Clam Pizza
    square pizza w/ white sauce, clams, maple smoked bacon, Vidalia onion, fresh mozzarella, romano, asiago and oregano; looks good
  • Fried Ravioli
    choice of meat (ground beef & ground salami) or cheese; Guy had meat (of course) w/ side of marinara dipping sauce
  • Irish Pizza
    roasted garlic cream, corned beef, potato, caramelized onion, mozzarella & Swiss
  • Meatball and Spaghetti Pizza
    crushed tomato, oregano, meatballs, onion, roasted red peppers, spaghetti, parmigiano, romano, asiago and mozzarella cheeses
3.5 out of 5
470 ratings
opened in 2005; offer coal-fired square-shaped pizza (named one of the best pizzas in the nation by Food Network Magazine), 17 varieties of risotto, long rum list and eclectic beer; Duff Goldman made guest appearance here
  • Apollonia Pizza
    available on Saturdays only; named for chef/owner's daughter; salami, egg, buffalo mozzarella DOP, Parmigiano-Reggiano, garlic, oil, basil & black pepper
3.5 out of 5
117 ratings
[CLOSED]; offering 12-inch, wood-fired Neapolitan pies; 2nd location in NJ
All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate -
"Pizza and Burgers"
  (12 restaurants)    
Aired on: July 27, 2020 
Aired on: July 27, 2020