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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "DDD MVPs"

  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 3, 2016 
Aired on: January 3, 2016 
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  • Lamb Tacos
    pulled lamb, horiatiki pico, mint, feta, in a tortilla; looks good
  • Oxtapodi (Octopus)
    tender charbroiled European octopus drizzled w/ Cretan extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon, mountain oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
344 ratings
opened in 2004; serving farm-to-table, well-curated & artisan Greek cuisine; multiple recognitions including The National Herald 100 Best Greek Restaurants (2011, 2012); Viet Pham (Iron Chef winner) made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Keftethes (Salmon Cakes)
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  • Curry Beef Bowl
    served w/ base of rice or salad; Guy got Biriyani w/ beef; looks good
  • Curry Chicken Bowl
    served w/ base of rice or salad; Guy got chicken vindaloo & yucca; looks good
4.0 out of 5
569 ratings
fast casual Indian cuisine; owner/chef used to cook for sports athletes esp. pro cyclists; Other Recipes: Biryani | Chicken Tikka Masala | Oatmeal
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Pagoda Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pagoda Restaurant ($$)
(173 ratings)

431 N Santa Claus Ln Map It!
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-3338
pagodanorthpole.com
  • Alaska King Crab
    holiday special; in ginger glaze
  • Pagoda Steak
    house specialty; slices of prime rib, stir-fried w/ veggies
  • Walnut Shrimp
    shrimp glazed w/ sweet cream sauce & candied walnuts; looks good
4.0 out of 5
173 ratings
since 1990; local favorite; Other Recipes: Mongolian Beef
4
Sakaya Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sakaya KitchenSee Sakaya Kitchen Video ($$)
(673 ratings)

3401 N Miami Ave Map It!
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 576-8096
www.sakayakitchen.com
  • Chunk'd Tots
    appetizer; spicy cheesey kalbi beef tater tots; looks good
  • Cracklin' Duck Sandwich
    sous vide-prepared duck (herbed & marinated duck is sealed in airtight plastic bag & slow-cooked in a hot water bath) & then dredged, deep-fried; served on potato roll w/ house-made Korean sauce; looks good
  • Pork Bao Buns
    8-hour roast pork w/ house-made sweet chili sauce, quick pickle; looks good
3.5 out of 5
673 ratings
Asian fusion soul food; two locations in Miami; Other Recipes: Korean Pulled Pork
5
  • Bulgogi Masa Fries
    masa fries (potato dough mix sliced into fries shape & deep-fried) topped w/ Bulgogi (pan-fried marinated thinly sliced beef), cheese sauce, kimchi & eel sauce; "of everything I've enjoyed on this show, that's got to be at least in the top 5%"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Seitan Andouille Burrito
    vegan burrito w/ homemade vegetarian "Andouille", poblano potato w/ smoky tomato sauce; "90% of the people" would never guess it's vegan
3.5 out of 5
317 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 2013; metal musician turned taco chef serving tacos w/ Asian flair; Other Recipes: Pak Bulgogi (BBQ Chicken) Tacos
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Westside Drive-in: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Westside Drive-in ($)
(171 ratings)

1929 W State St Map It!
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 342-2957
  • Finger Steaks
    Steaks sliced finger-sized, battered and deep-fried
  • Prime Rib
    only on Friday and Saturday
3.5 out of 5
171 ratings
50s landmark run by certified chef; meal served w/ fortune cookie; Other Recipes: Monte Cristo Sandwich
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "DDD MVPs"   (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 3, 2016 
Aired on: January 3, 2016