Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Amazing Asian"

  (6 restaurants)     Aired on: September 29, 2017 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
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Blue Koi
1803 W 39th St
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-5003
www.bluekoi.net
  • Fire Bird (Chicken) Noodles
    boneless chicken sauteed w/ chili pepper, scallion & bamboo strips; also available w/ duck or tofu
  • Spicy Chili Pepper Wontons
    choice of meat or veggie...Guy got meat (of course) which is a mix of ground chicken, pork & shrimp; pan-fried-steamed & topped w/ pepper-vinegar-soy sauce mixture; looks good
4.0 out of 5
363 ratings
noodles and dumpling shop run by 2-sisters-and-brother spunky team; 2 locations in Kansas City; Other Recipes: Ants On a Tree
2
Bunker
99 Scott Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(718) 386-4282
bunkervietnamese.com...
  • Banh Xeo
    crispy Vietnamese crepe w/ shrimp, bacon, egg, bean sprout, lettuce; "that is wicked good!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Suon Nuong Xa
    grilled lemongrass heritage pork loin, organic fried egg, rice; "that really is w/o question one of the best pork chops I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
557 ratings
opened in 2013; specialize in Vietnamese street food; moved from original location in Ridgewood, NY
3
HRD Coffee Shop
521 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 543-2355
www.hrdcoffeeshop.com...
  • Spicy Pork Kimchi Burrito
    looks good
  • Sweet Chili Fried Pork Chops
    two pork chops served w/ fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2210 ratings
Asian-American fusion; 3 blocks away from S.F. Giants stadium
4
Oh Mai Vietnamese Sandwich Kitchen
6093 S Highland Dr
Holladay, UT 84121
(801) 277-9888
www.ohmaisandwich.com...
  • Banh Mi (Vietnam Sandwich)
    multiple choices (Guy got garlic-butter ribeye); w/ mayo, lettuce, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno, tomatoes & black pepper onion vinaigrette; cooked to order; "one of the best hot sandwiches I've had in my life. It's incredible!" -Jimmy John Liautaud (of Jimmy John Sandwiches); looks good
  • Pho (Noodle Soup)
    multiple choices (Guy got brisket); cooked fresh daily in rich beef broth w/ star anise, ginger & cinnamon; poured over rice noodles & meat; topped w/ cilantro, red & green onions, a dash of black pepper & sided w/ bean sprouts, lime, Thai basil & jalapeno; "in my world of pho, this is one of the best" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
328 ratings
Jimmy John Liautaud (of Jimmy John Sandwiches) made guest appearance; 2nd location in Salt Lake City; Other Recipes: Curry Chicken
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
4774 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
6
Wild Thaiger
2631 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 241-8995
www.wildthaiger.com...
  • Dragon Eggz
    dumplings stuffed w/ pork & crab, served w/ tangy dipping sauce; option of steamed or fried; looks good
  • Mu Yang
    skewered & grilled lean marinated BBQ pork, coconut sticky rice & tangy papaya salad; looks good
3.5 out of 5
572 ratings
family-owned & operated; celebrity chef Beau MacMillan makes special visit
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Amazing Asian"  (6 restaurants)     Aired on: September 29, 2017