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Best Thing I Ever Ate -
"Borrowed Favorites"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 6, 2020 
Aired on: January 6, 2020 
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Welcome DinerSee Welcome Diner Video ($$)
(1154 ratings)

929 E Pierce St Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 495-1111
welcomediner.net
  • "The Bumblebee" Sandwich
    fried chicken breast on a homemade biscuit w/ house beer mustard, local honey & bread & butter pickle slices; "it zings!" -Monti Carlo
4.5 out of 5
1154 ratings
est. 2004; "farm to table, American Fare diner" (from its website)
BabyStacks Cafe ($$)
(1500 ratings)

2400 N Buffalo Dr Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 541-6708
babystackscafe.com
  • "Lolo Rick's" Adobe Fried Rice
    top seller; traditional Filipino dish made w/ marinated shredded chicken & rice, wrapped in omelette style eggs; garnished w/ green onion; served w/ potatoes
4.0 out of 5
1500 ratings
est. 2010; traditional American breakfast fare w/ a twist; 6 NV locations
  • Boo's Pepper Steak
    thinly sliced steak w/ grilled onions, sweet peppers & choice of cheese, on an authentic amoroso roll; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1262 ratings
est. 2011; family run 2-location operation specializes in classic Philly cheesesteaks & hoagies
  • Chicken Vesuvio
    chicken & potato wedges w/ garlic & seasonings, plus sherry wine; roasted at high temp & served w/ a garnish; "melts in your mouth" -Dan Kohler
4.0 out of 5
448 ratings
est. 1980; authentic Italian family restaurant offering classics & comfort food
Magic Castle ($$$)
(2412 ratings)

7001 Franklin Ave Map It!
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 851-3313
www.magiccastle.com
  • Academy Beef Wellington
    beef tenderloin, truffle liver pâté, wild mushroom & truffle duxelles, puff pastry, roasted garlic-whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables & homemade demi-glace
4.0 out of 5
2412 ratings
est. 1963; exclusive members-only club w/ live magic performances & fine dining
  • Crispy Hominy
    dried maize kernels soaked overnight; cooked w/ garlic & herbs then fried & coated in chile seasoning; served w/ lime
  • Homemade Pop-Tarts
    filled w/ local mango & local lychee; on brunch menu
  • Popcorn & Peanuts
    chocolate, peanut butter candybar w/ buttered popcorn ice cream, homemade cracker-jack and chipotle-chocolate sauce served separately on side; "perfect blend of salty and sweet...it's the best dessert I've ever eaten"-Michael Symon; looks good
  • Tangerine Creamsicle
    Pot de Creme (milk & cream mixture w/ orange essence), warm doughnuts and blackberry tarragon jam
4.0 out of 5
1748 ratings
est. in 2006; menus change daily depending on what's in season and arriving on their doorstep from local farmers, fishermen, ranchers, and artisans
Sepia ($$$)
(1160 ratings)

123 N Jefferson St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 441-1920
www.sepiachicago.com
  • Rohan Duck
    seared duck breast, foie gras ganache, picked blueberries & carrots, sauce poivrade infused w/ chocolate; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1160 ratings
opened in 2007; built from a 19th century print shop; featuring inventive American cuisine
Best Thing I Ever Ate -
"Borrowed Favorites"
  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 6, 2020 
Aired on: January 6, 2020