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Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Combos"

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 16, 2011 
Aired on: May 16, 2011 
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Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Sugar on Snow
    combo of snow (shaved ice), thicken maple syrup, a plate of pickles and unsweetened raised doughnuts; "of all the combinations of food I've ever had, it's the one I sat back and thought I'm viewing the plate of God...it's perfect"-Alton Brown; served every weekend in March and April; a Vermont tradition
4.5 out of 5
49 ratings
farm gift shop and sugar house nestled in the pine-clad hills; 8 generations of Pure Vermont Maple Syrup production; rating might be for shop
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Dandelion Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dandelion PubSee Dandelion Pub Video ($$)
(2175 ratings)

124 S 18th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 558-2500
thedandelionpub.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Beer-Battered Fish & Chips
    "not kidding you, the best thing I've ever eaten...that is amazing!"-Marc Summers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2175 ratings
it's a "gastropub" (a British term for a pub which specializes in high-quality food)
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Franklin Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Franklin CafeSee Franklin Cafe Video ($$)
(500 ratings)

278 Shawmut Ave Map It!
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 350-0010
www.franklincafe.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
    "the best corned beef and cabbage I've ever had...cabbage tastes like brown butter...perfect contrast to corned beef"-Adam Gertler; homemade corned beef
4.0 out of 5
500 ratings
opened in 1996; combine some of the cities' best Modern American cuisine, a great wine list, nine microbrews on tap, with a lively eclectic bar scene
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Lucky's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lucky's CafeSee Lucky's Cafe Video ($$)
(844 ratings)

777 Starkweather Ave Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 622-7773
www.luckyscafe.com
  • Biscuits and Gravy
    "one of most the soul-satisfying dishes I have eaten in my life...better than I've had in the South"-Michael Symon; looks good; cheddar scallion biscuits topped with soft scrambled eggs and sausage gravy; served w/ hash brown potatoes & grapes; looks good
  • Lucky Reuben
    corned beef, sauerkraut, rye bread and Thousand Island dressing all house made, served with Swiss cheese, chips & a pickle; Guy got goosebumps eating it; looks good
4.0 out of 5
844 ratings
farm-to-table restaurant w/ garden in backyard; almost everything is made from scratch; where Michael Symon stopped by at DDD airing (friend of chef/owner)
5
  • Waffles and fried chicken
    recommend eating both together at same time; Duff adds hot sauce also
  • Herb's Special
    top seller; 4 pieces of chicken smothered w/ gravy & onions; side of 2 waffles; chicken pan-fried for 30 min; looks good
  • "The Oscar"
    3 Chicken wings, grits, one egg & fluffy hot biscuit
4.0 out of 5
3715 ratings
#2 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1975; celebrities who have eaten here: Snoop Dogg, CNN's Larry King & David Beckham; multiple locations
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Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Spaghetti and Meatballs
    served only on Sunday night; makes only 28 orders...sells out quickly; meatballs are "ginormous"; spaghetti and meatballs served in separate dishes; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1216 ratings
offers different varieties of extra virgin oils from around the world each night; outdoor seating available in nicer weather
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Fatty Crab: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fatty Crab [CLOSED]See Fatty Crab Video ($$$)
(705 ratings)

643 Hudson St Map It!
New York, NY 10014
(212) 352-3592
www.fattycrab.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Watermelon Pickle and Crispy Pork
    combo of salty and sweet
3.5 out of 5
705 ratings
[CLOSED]; serves Malaysian inspired cuisine
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Pastrami Reuben and Chicken Noodle Soup
    choice of sauerkraut or coleslaw in sandwich (Ted recommends sauerkraut); looks good
3.5 out of 5
422 ratings
opened in 1986; President Clinton ate here
Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Combos"   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 16, 2011 
Aired on: May 16, 2011