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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Hometown Heros"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 25, 2014 
Aired on: December 25, 2014 
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  • Old Fashioned Wiener
    house speciality; rated one of the top ten hot dogs in the nation by Epicurious.com and msn.com; looks good
  • Pastrami
    cured for 3 weeks & smoked overnight; looks good
4.5 out of 5
448 ratings
since 1929; homemade sausages (50 varieties); grill on sidewalk outside storefront; "meat Disneyland"-Guy Fieri; Other Recipes: Beer Cheese Soup
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Bob's Clam Hut: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bob's Clam HutSee Bob's Clam Hut Video ($$)
(738 ratings)

315 Us Rte 1 Map It!
Kittery, ME 03904
(207) 439-4233
www.bobsclamhut.com
  • Fried Clams
    choice of Bob's original or Lillian's (Lillian's is soaked in buttermilk mixture first); Guy liked Bob's better; Hunter (Guy's son) liked Lillian's; both look good
  • Lobster Stew
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
738 ratings
opened in 1956; clam shack by a waterway
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Eischen's Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Eischen's BarSee Eischen's Bar Video ($$)
(216 ratings)

109 S 2nd St Map It!
Okarche, OK 73762
(405) 263-9939
eischensbar.com
  • Fried Chicken
    top seller...sell 24,000 pieces of chicken/week; looks good
  • Frito Chili Pie
    Fritos topped w/ homemade chili & shredded cheese
4.0 out of 5
216 ratings
est. 1896; fan favorite; Other Recipes: Chili
4
Kramarczuk's Sausage Company: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kramarczuk's Sausage Company ($$)
(374 ratings)

215 E Hennepin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-3018
www.kramarczuk.com
  • Combination Plate
    top seller; large cabbage roll, three pyrohy, choice of sausage & sauerkraut
  • Cabbage Roll (Holubets)
    cabbage leaves stuffed w/ mixture of beef, pork and rice served w/ a tomato cream sauce; looks good
  • Krakowska Sausage
    made from hand trimmed pork loins combined w/ spices including garlic & white pepper; ready to eat and best served w/ cheese & crackers; also available sliced as a luncheon meat (Guy had the sandwich)
  • Varenyky
    dough dumplings stuffed w/ meat, cheese & potato, sauerkraut or sweet cheese served w/ sour cream or horseradish sour cream sauce
4.0 out of 5
374 ratings
est. 1954; Minneapolis landmark; Eastern European cuisine; sausage, bread and piroshky "made by hand from scratch w/ the finest and freshest ingredients"; Other Recipes: Szegedin Goulash
5
Rainbow Drive-In: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rainbow Drive-In ($)
(3779 ratings)

3308 Kanaina Ave Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 737-0177
www.rainbowdrivein.com
  • Chili Dog Plate
    popular; chili + 2 wieners + 2 scoops of rice + 1 scoop of mac salad; looks good
  • Loco Moco Plate
    2 hamburger patties w/ gravy and topped w/ 2 sunny-side up eggs; comes w/ standard 2 scoops of rice and 1 scoop of mac salad
4.0 out of 5
3779 ratings
opened in 1961; geared toward the working person, philosophy is to serve plates with generous portions of hearty, simple food, with two scoops of rice and a side of macaroni salad at a reasonable price; Other Recipes: Shoyu Chicken
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South 21 Drive In: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
South 21 Drive In ($)
(86 ratings)

3101 E Independence Blvd Map It!
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 377-4509
www.south21drivein.net
  • Onion Rings
    double-dipped & dredged & deep-fried
  • Super Boy Burger
    best seller; double-burger; ask for "Carolina style" (w/ slaw & scratch-made chili)
4.0 out of 5
86 ratings
since 1955; local legend drive-in
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Tommy's Joynt: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tommy's JoyntSee Tommy's Joynt Video ($)
(2793 ratings)

1101 Geary Blvd Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 775-4216
www.tommysjoynt.com
  • Braised Lamb Shanks
    special available only on Thursdays; cooked for 3 hrs; falls apart; looks good
  • Corned Beef
    looks good
  • Roast Beef
    looks good
  • Roast Turkey
    served w/ homemade gravy
  • Chili
    30+ year-old recipe; use buffalo meat
4.0 out of 5
2793 ratings
est. in 1947; original hof-brau of San Francisco; San Francisco institution; storefront is colorful...circus-like; eclectic no frills interior; one of Guy's favorite places to go in San Francisco
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Hometown Heros"   (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 25, 2014 
Aired on: December 25, 2014