Best Thing I Ever Ate -
"Toasting the Classics"

  (14 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 26, 2021 
Aired on: December 26, 2021 
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Atlanta Breakfast Club ($$)
(6805 ratings)

249 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30313
(470) 428-3825
  • Crispy Fried Chicken & Waffles
    fried chicken breast, Belgian style waffle, house syrup; "the definition of heaven" -Dr. Sandra Lee
4.5 out of 5
6805 ratings
opened in 2015; "Southern breakfast, Southern kitchen" (from its website)
  • Carnitas Tacos
    "the ultimate bite" -Bricia Lopez; pork carnitas ordered by the pound & taco w/ soft corn tortilla assembled at the table; come w/ sides of jalapeno peppers, smoky chipotle salsa & traditional tomato-jalapeno salsa; looks good
4.5 out of 5
535 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 1975; family owned & operated serving traditional Mexican food from the region of Michoacan
  • Spicy Chicken Sandwich
    marinated chicken thigh, beer battered & fried, brioche bun, lime leaf aioli, carrot slaw, jalapeno, red cabbage & cilantro, served w/ tater tots; looks good
4.5 out of 5
212 ratings
est. 2019; modern Vietnamese comfort food
  • Deviled Quail Eggs
    boiled quail eggs & filling of yolk, dill shallot aioli & diced ahi tuna, topped w/ dill; "Godsend from the heavens" -Claudia Sandoval
  • Hamachi Crudo
    hamachi (fish), sprouted broccoli tempura, ponzu, shiso aioli, black sesame; "delicate & balanced...that would compete with any Japanese restaurant on any level" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Tagliatelle Bolognese
    tagliatelle, bolognese, basil, rosemary, parmigiano-reggiano; "in the top 3 best bolognese I've ever had in my life...that's a light's out dish!" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
  • Deep Fried Fluffer-Nutter
    2 slices of brioche bread, peanut butter, fresh bananas, marshmallow fluff, dredged, washed & panko & deep-fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1851 ratings
est. 2011; "American eclectic plates & craft cocktails" (from its website); one of celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso's restaurants
  • London Supreme Pizza
    Italian vegan sausage, mushrooms, onions, giardiniera peppers & vegan cheese or dairy cheese; "so layered & so thick" -Tabitha Brown
4.0 out of 5
117 ratings
opened in 2019; vegan, vegetarian & plant-based restaurant w/ 3 locations
Dear John’s ($$$$)
(602 ratings)

11208 Culver Blvd Map It!
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 881-9288
  • French Onion Soup
    caramelized onions, beef broth, toasted baguette, crusted parmesan, gruyere & gouda; "most yummy-licious thing you could possibly imagine!" -Brooke Williamson
4.0 out of 5
602 ratings
est. 1962; re-opened in 2019; revival of a famed old-school steakhouse & martini bar to Hollywood elite
Kyma ($$$)
(666 ratings)

3085 Piedmont Rd NE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 262-0702
  • Spanakopita
    aka spinach pie; spinach & leeks w/ feta cheese & herbs, crisped in filo triangles; "little pillows of savoriness" -Michael Voltaggio
4.0 out of 5
666 ratings
opened in 2001; upscale Greek restaurant known for contemporary Mediterranean & seafood cuisine
Mamoun's FalafelSee Mamoun's Falafel Video ($)
(2592 ratings)

119 MacDougal St Map It!
New York, NY 10012
(212) 674-8685
  • Falafel Sandwich
    ground chickpea & spice mix, fried in rounds, served in a pita w/ hummus, lettuce, tomato, onion, tahini & hot sauce; "most incredible thing that I've ever put in my mouth!" -Dan Ahdoot
4.0 out of 5
2592 ratings
est. 1971; halal restaurant chain w/ many locations
Osteria MozzaSee Osteria Mozza Video ($$$$)
(3281 ratings)

6602 Melrose Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 297-0100
  • Orecchiette
    homemade pasta, fennel sausage, Swiss chard, cheese, toasted bread crumbs; "overserve me!" -John Henson
  • Ricotta & Egg Raviolo
    homemade pasta dough, ricotta mix, egg yolk; boiled & served w/ butter parmesan sauce
4.0 out of 5
3281 ratings
opened in 2007; award-winning Italian fine dining; known for mozzarella dishes & handmade pastas
Petite Violette ($$$)
(256 ratings)

2948 Clairmont Rd NE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 634-6268
  • Beef Wellington
    center cut filet of beef w/ mushroom duxelles, individually baked in pastry, served w/ bordelaise & béarnaise sauces; looks good
4.0 out of 5
256 ratings
est. 1974; family owned & operated, fine French cuisine & dinner theater
  • Jumbo Hot Dog
    steamed hot dog, mustard, relish, celery salt, onion, tomato, kosher pickle & sport peppers on a steamed poppy seed bun; "fire!" "umami at it's finest" -Jeremy McBryde
  • Chocolate Cake Milkshake
    2-layer chocolate cake w/ icing blended in to milkshake; looks good
4.0 out of 5
6705 ratings
est. 1963; "known for our famous Chicago-style hot dogs" (from its website) plus sandwiches, salads, fries & dessert; 70+ locations;
Good Stuff EaterySee Good Stuff Eatery Video ($$)
(2037 ratings)

303 Pennsylvania Ave SE Map It!
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-8222
  • Obama Burger
    grass fed beef patty, toasted potato roll, applewood smoked bacon, onion marmalade, blue cheese, horseradish mayo; looks good
  • Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake
    blended vanilla ice cream & marshmallow gelee, topped w/ toasted marshmallow
  • Smoke House Burger
    burger w/ applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, fried Vidalia onion ring, chipotle BBQ sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2037 ratings
est. 2008; "handcrafted burgers, hand cut fries, handspun shakes & farm fresh salads made w/ the highest quality ingredients" (from its website); President Obama ate here
Ivan RamenSee Ivan Ramen Video ($$)
(1571 ratings)

25 Clinton St Map It!
New York, NY 10002
(646) 678-3859
  • Tokyo Shio Ramen
    sea salts, dashi & chicken broth, rolled pork chashu, soft egg, roasted tomato; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1571 ratings
est. 2013; traditional & creative noodle dishes & Japanese small plates
Mr K's Chinese Cafe ($$)
(164 ratings)

12611 Wisteria Dr Map It!
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 916-0400
  • Pu Pu Tray
    shrimp tempura, spring rolls, chicken wings, bbq ribs & beef teriyaki; looks good
3.5 out of 5
164 ratings
est. 1990; specializes in Thai, Chinese & Vietnamese cuisines
Best Thing I Ever Ate -
"Toasting the Classics"
  (14 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 26, 2021 
Aired on: December 26, 2021