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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Family Owned"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 23, 2007 
Aired on: November 23, 2007 
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Paradise Pup: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Paradise PupSee Paradise Pup Video ($)
(791 ratings)

1724 S River Rd Map It!
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(847) 699-8590
  • Chicago Dog
    hot dog w/ mustard, relish, chopped onions, sliced tomato, cucumber & pickle
  • Italian Beef
    homemade; dipped in au jus; looks good
  • Cheddar Burger
    "need 20 napkins to eat it"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
791 ratings
only 800 sq. ft.; Chicago legend; long lines
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El Indio: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El IndioSee El Indio Video ($)
(1493 ratings)

3695 India St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 299-0333
www.el-indio.com
  • Beef Taquitos
    rolled-up tacos
  • Chile Relleno
  • Tamales
    choice of beef, chicken, pork, veggie or plain; handmade everyday w/ in-house stone-ground Masa wrapped in corn husks; steamed, unwrapped & then topped w/ choice of 3 sauces & cheese; looks good
  • Taquitos
    top seller; shredded beef, shredded chicken or potato rolled in a tortilla & deep-fried; topped w/ salsa, cheese, shredded lettuce & guacamole
  • Tortilla
    corn-based; made everyday; leftovers are deep-fried & made to tortilla chips
3.5 out of 5
1493 ratings
opened in 1940; family-owned 3 generations; local favorite; started as a tortilla factory then bloomed to a full-blown restaurant serving around the world (including care packages to our soldiers) as well as to Congress and the White House
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Charlies Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Charlies Diner ($$)
(95 ratings)

5 Meadow Rd Map It!
Spencer, MA 01562
(508) 885-4033
  • Corned Beef Hash
  • Turkey Pot Pie
    only in colder seasons
3.0 out of 5
95 ratings
opened in 1947; family-owned 3 generations
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Family Owned"   (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 23, 2007 
Aired on: November 23, 2007