Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Finger Food"

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: August 8, 2011 
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Mama Toscano's Ravioli
2201 Macklind Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-2926
www.mamatoscano.com...
  • Toasted Ravioli
    meat-filled, rolled in bread crumbs and pan-fried or deep-fried; takes 3 days to make; NOTE: not served on location, sold unprepared in boxed packages; they can ship to you
4.5 out of 5
53 ratings
not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
2
Meals by Genet
1053 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 938-9304
www.mealsbygenet.com...
  • Dorowot
    spicy chicken stewed in red pepper sauce with Ethiopian butter; takes days to make; served on top of injera (a spongy crepe-like flatbread)
4.5 out of 5
643 ratings
Ethiopian cuisine in a casual bistro setting
3
Blue Ridge Grill
1261 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 233-5030
www.blueridgegrill.com...
  • Fried Pickle Chips
    not on menu...you have to ask for it; served w/ herb buttermilk dressing as dipping sauce
4.0 out of 5
146 ratings
"established as one of the 'in spots' for Atlanta's movers and shakers...rustic, yet casual, elegance" (from its website)
4
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
940 ratings
opened in 2009; Indian-Italian pizzeria that serves Italian cuisine graced with Indian herbs and spices
5
Pok Pok
3226 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 232-1387
www.pokpokpdx.com
  • Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings
    on his first visit, Rahm and friend-director ordered them three times (they were that good); recipe from a beer-stand on owner's visit to Vietnam; looks good; top seller; fresh natural chicken wings marinated in fish sauce and palm sugar, deep-fried, tossed in caramelized Phu Quoc fish sauce and garlic and served w/ Vietnamese table salad; Guy got his spicy; looks good
  • Muu Paa Kham Waan
    boar meat collar rubbed garlic, coriander root and black pepper, glazed w/ soy and sugar, grilled over charcoal and served w/ chilled mustard greens and a spicy chile/lime/garlic sauce; "ridiculously good"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Papaya Pok Pok
    spicy green papaya salad w/ tomatoes, long beans, Thai chili, lime juice, tamarind fish sauce, garlic, palm sugar, dried shrimp and peanuts made to order in the pok pok (mortar and pestle); Guy had dried chilies added; looks good
4.0 out of 5
4882 ratings
James Beard award winner (Best Chef Northwest - 2011); serve food found at pubs, restaurants, homes and the streets of Southeast Asia with the majority of the food coming from Thailand; many of the kitchenware is imported from Thailand; does not serve Pad Thai; Other Recipes: Khao Man Som Tam
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Adolphus Hotel
1321 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 742-8200
www.hoteladolphus.com/din...
  • Afternoon Tea
    four courses: finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, and housemade truffles; Kerry's favorites are curried chicken on mini croissants and scones w/ jam & clotted cream; serve only on specific days and times that changes during peak season (generally Thur-Fri, 3-4:30 pm)...check website for exact days and times
3.5 out of 5
302 ratings
rating might be for hotel
7
Blue Smoke
116 E 27th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 447-7733
www.bluesmoke.com
  • Barbecue Potato Chips w/ Blue Cheese & Bacon Dip
    after deep fried, chips are coated w/ champagne vinegar, jalapeno juice and secret spice mix; served in a pail; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1563 ratings
offers various regional BBQ styles including St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis, North Carolina and Texas
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Gorbals (CLOSED)
501 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 488-3408
  • Bacon-Wrapped Matzoh Balls
    served on top of horseradish aioli and then topped w/ fresh shredded horseradish; started as a practical joke for a fellow Jewish friend's birthday party...it became a huge hit and now a menu item; "delicious and sacrilegious all at once"-Gail Simmons; looks good
3.5 out of 5
766 ratings
CLOSED; amalgam of many different ethnicities and tastes including Scottish, Jewish, Spanish, American and items such as haggis burgers, paella, chicken skin sandwiches, gefilte fish 'n chips, and bacon-wrapped matzoh balls
 Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Finger Food"  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: August 8, 2011