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Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Eggstraordinary"

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 1, 2011 
Aired on: August 1, 2011 
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McGuire's Irish Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
McGuire's Irish PubSee McGuire's Irish Pub Video ($$)
(1261 ratings)

600 E Gregory St Map It!
Pensacola, FL 32502
(850) 433-6789
www.mcguiresirishpub.com
  • Reuben Eggroll
    all the ingredients of a reuben sandwich in a homemade wonton skin and deep-fried (egg is in the wonton skin and thousand islands dressing...oh, in the name too); thousand islands dressing is used as dipping sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1261 ratings
framed pictures/magazine covers covered wall-to-wall; dollar bills hanging off the restaurant ceiling and plastered on walls
2
Blue Springs Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Blue Springs CafeSee Blue Springs Cafe Video ($$)
(177 ratings)

3505 George St Map It!
Highland, IL 62249
(618) 654-5788
  • Foot-Hi Lemon Meringue Pie
    each pie uses 12 egg whites to create the foot-high meringue topping
4.0 out of 5
177 ratings
country kitchen décor
3
Cafe Jacqueline: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe JacquelineSee Cafe Jacqueline Video ($$$)
(627 ratings)

1454 Grant Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 981-5565
  • Strawberry Souffle
    serves 2 to 4 persons; "best souffle I've ever had...hands down!"-Alton Brown
4.0 out of 5
627 ratings
it's a souffle restaurant
4
Cafe Pasqual's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe Pasqual'sSee Cafe Pasqual's Video ($$)
(1169 ratings)

121 Don Gaspar Ave Map It!
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 983-9340
www.pasquals.com
  • Huevos Barbacoa Con Chile D'Arbol Salsa
    marinated, slow-cooked shredded beef w/ two eggs on corn tortillas, topped w/ pintos, salsa and Cotija cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1169 ratings
in historic pueblo-style adobe w/ festive dining room lined with hand-painted Mexican tiles and murals; Other Recipes: Tamal Dulce
5
Ino Cafe & Wine Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ino Cafe & Wine Bar [CLOSED] ($$)
(288 ratings)

21 Bedford St Map It!
New York, NY 10014
(212) 989-5769
  • Truffled Egg Toast
    Amish egg yolks embedded inside a slice of toast, surrounded by fontina cheese, toasted (to melt the cheese) and then topped w/ white truffled olive oil
4.0 out of 5
288 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1998; "Ino" means small in Italian...small wine bar; mentioned in mutliple publications (Esquire, New York, Martha, others)
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Michel Richard Citronelle: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Michel Richard Citronelle [CLOSED] ($$$$)
(247 ratings)

3000 M St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 625-2150
  • Lobster "Begula" Pasta
    tin can lined w/ lobster meat, a poached egg, Hollandaise sauce and topped w/ black-dyed couscous pasta (making it look like Beluga caviar...and hence the different spelling in the name)
4.0 out of 5
247 ratings
[CLOSED]; James Beard Award winner 2007 (Outstanding Chef, Outstanding Wine Service); meal at the grill-side table inside the kitchen is available
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Picholine: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Picholine [CLOSED]See Picholine Video ($$$$)
(225 ratings)

35 W 64th St Map It!
New York, NY 10023
(212) 724-8585
  • "Bacon and Eggs"
    not your traditional bacon & eggs dish; super-slowly cooked hard-boiled egg placed on black truffle polenta and surrounded by diced tuna belly; "best bacon and eggs in the Universe"-Frank Bruni
4.0 out of 5
225 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1993; French-Mediterranean dishes are original interpretations of classic flavors from France, Spain and Italy; received a James Beard Foundation nomination for Outstanding Restaurant in 2007
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Society Cafe Encore: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Society Cafe Encore [CLOSED]See Society Cafe Encore Video ($$)
(579 ratings)

3131 Las Vegas Blvd South Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 770-5300
  • Ultimate Steak & Egg Sliders
    medallion filet mignon steaks; eggs that are cooked frittata-consistency and creamed spinach sandwiched between sliced bacon & cheddar muffins (used as buns) dipped in egg wash and pan fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
579 ratings
[CLOSED]; one of the "Best New Restaurants in America, 2009" (Esquire magazine)
Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Eggstraordinary"   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 1, 2011 
Aired on: August 1, 2011