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Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Street Food"

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 15, 2011 
Aired on: August 15, 2011 
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Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Biker Jim’s Gourmet DogsSee Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs Video ($)
(1180 ratings)

2148 Larimer St Map It!
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 746-9355
bikerjimsdogs.com
  • Elk Jalapeno Cheddar Brat
    splits brats and then grills them to cook faster and more char flavor; topped w/ cream cheese (squirted from a caulking gun) and Coke-infused caramelized onions; Susan likes to add spicy mustard, horseradish cream sauce and ketchup; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1180 ratings
hot dog cart serving exotic hot dogs including reindeer and wild boar brats, rattlesnake and pheasant, elk and antelope, yak and buffalo-all of them torpedoed with Coca-Cola soaked grilled onions and a swizzle of cream cheese unloaded from the front end of a caulking gun
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El Gallito Tortas Ahogadas: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El Gallito Tortas AhogadasSee El Gallito Tortas Ahogadas Video ($)
(135 ratings)

1008 Industrial Blvd Map It!
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 397-9650
  • Tortas Ahogadas
    carnitas (slow-cooked pulled pork) w/ refried beans in sandwich "drowning" in a spicy salsa topped w/ pickled onions and a slice of lime; looks good
4.5 out of 5
135 ratings
food truck
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Leonard's Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Leonard's BakerySee Leonard's Bakery Video ($)
(499 ratings)

94-849 Lumiaina St Map It!
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 732-2133
www.leonardshawaii.com
  • Malasasas w/ Haupia Filling
    Portuquese confection...sort of like a doughnut without the hole rolled in cinnamon and sugar and filled w/ Hawaiian coconut pudding; looks good
4.5 out of 5
499 ratings
mobile truck selling bakery items; original store (Leonard's Bakery) est. in 1952
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Odd Duck: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Odd DuckSee Odd Duck Video ($$$)
(1513 ratings)

1201 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
oddduckaustin.com
  • Pork Belly Slider
    pork belly brined overnight, spiced and let sit for 12 hours, then charred and grilled; prepared in mini buns w/ mayo, tomato, arugula and a speared pickle; looks good
  • Lamb Meatloaf Sandwich
    topped w/ homemade potato salad, chile mayo, greens & potato chips in the sandwich; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1513 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
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  • WMD (Wafel of Massive Deliciousness)
    unlimited dinges (toppings); Sunny gets chocolate syrup, Dulce de Leche, strawberry slices, whipped cream and chopped walnuts; looks good; dinges for Throwdown had spekuloos spread & whipped cream on liege wafel
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Wafel
    Belgian waffle topped with BBQ sauce, pulled barbecue pork, coleslaw, coolickle (Kool Aid marinated pickles); to eat, fold in half to make a sandwich
4.5 out of 5
1526 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; yellow food truck serving "good things Belgian"; location varies daily...check website to find location
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  • Salty Pimp
    soft-serve vanilla ice cream, Dulce de Leche and sea salt capped w/ chocolate dip that contains mixes of cayenne pepper & chilies; "it will be the best soft-serve you will ever have"-Gail Simmons; looks good
  • Bea Arthur (Ice Cream)
    soft-serve vanilla ice cream, dulce de leche, covered w/ crushed vanilla wafers
4.0 out of 5
1917 ratings
est. in 2009; formerly an ice cream truck at airing, now storefronts (couple in NYC)
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Grill 'Em All: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grill 'Em AllSee Grill 'Em All Video ($$)
(2262 ratings)

19 E Main St Map It!
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 284-2874
grillemallburgs.com
  • H-100's (Tater Tots)
    cheddar & jack filled, hand rolled tator tots; limited supply daily; served w/ a choice of 6 dipping sauces...Beau's favorite is malt vinegar aioli; looks good
  • Molly Hatchet Burger
    seared fennel sausage gravy, bacon, maple drizzle on a 1/2-pound burger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2262 ratings
Food War: Baby's Badass vs. Grill 'Em All...Baby's Baddass won (3-votes-to-2); owner used to be the cook for Baby's Badass for only 2 weeks...only to open Grill 'Em All 1 mo. later; food truck w/ heavy metal art; specialize in burgers; long lines; UPDATE: now a sit-down joint in Alhambra
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  • Escargot Puff Lollipop
    braised escargot wrapped in puff pastry, oven baked and topped w/ garlic butter and served on a lollipop stick
3.5 out of 5
108 ratings
[CLOSED]; mobile bistro...serve restaurant Chez Spencer's fine French cuisine from a converted taco truck
Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Street Food"   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 15, 2011 
Aired on: August 15, 2011