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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Doin' Their Own Thing"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 10, 2008 
Aired on: November 10, 2008 
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Lone Star Taqueria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(705 ratings)

2265 E Fort Union Blvd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(801) 944-2300
www.lonestartaqueria.com
  • Carne Adovada Tacos
    soft-shelled tacos of sliced pork shoulder marinated overnight, braised, chopped & skillet seared topped w/ onion, cilantro & lime juice; looks good
  • Shrimp Burrito
    w/ rice, beans, cheese, sauteed shrimp in pepper-based sauce, cilantro, onions, tomatoes, sour cream & lime juice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
705 ratings
est. 1995; have run-down car & boots as art pieces; outdoor seating available
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  • Fishcakes
    salmon & haddock-based & pan-fried; served on beet-ginger puree; looks good
  • Lamb Burger
    North African style; grilled lamb shoulder & beef chuck ground in-house & mixed w/ garlic, cumin, cinnamon, paprika, lemon zest & fresh herbs; served on focaccia bread, tzatziki & topped w/ tomato chutney; looks good
3.5 out of 5
108 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 1994; 1940s-style diner w/ a contemporary twist serving classic American favorites prepared w/ French techniques & local ingredients
3
  • Alligator Bites
    southern delicacy; appetizer of pieces of "white meat" alligator tail, fried & served w/ sesame ginger sauce
  • Cheesy Sacramento Burger
    six ounces of beef w/ a mountain of crispy cheese (forming the "cheese skirt"); looks good
  • Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich
    5-day cured in brine like corned beef & smoked like pastrami; half-pound of meat served on Montreal Jewish rye bread & topped w/ gold mustard
2.5 out of 5
165 ratings
CLOSED; sports bar
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Doin' Their Own Thing"   (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 10, 2008 
Aired on: November 10, 2008