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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Legends of Texas"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: July 28, 2014 
Aired on: July 28, 2014 
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Cane Rosso: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cane RossoSee Cane Rosso Video ($$)
(1380 ratings)

2612 Commerce St Map It!
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-1188
www.ilcanerosso.com
  • Delia Pizza
    Neapolitan pizza w/ fresh mozzarella, roasted grape tomatoes, spicy bacon marmalade & arugula; looks good
  • Pasta Amatriciana
    homemade pasta topped w/ red sauce, pancetta, red onion
4.0 out of 5
1380 ratings
opened in 2011; serves authentic Neapolitan pizza made according to the strict guidelines of the Associazone Verace Pizza Napoletana; pizza oven imported from Italy fired using Texas hardwoods up to 900-degrees
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4.0 out of 5
53 ratings
tiny Texas shack w/ gourmet chef; dining room in outdoor parking lot w/ picnic tables; it's a total dive (but looks fun); crowded
3
  • Baby Lamb Shank
    family and fan favorite; oven roasted with olive oil, oregano, garlic & lemon. Greek salad, pita bread & tzatziki sauce on the side; looks good
  • Loukoumades
    Greek honey balls; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1816 ratings
opened in 1977; long lines
4
  • Carne Guisada Tacos
    beef tips tacos; looks good
  • Bob's Snowballs
    "New Orleans style" (flavor shaved ice); lots of flavors; Guy got Dreamsicle...looks good
  • Pork Tamale
3.5 out of 5
243 ratings
started by selling snowballs (flavored shaved ice) in abandoned gas station in 1991 and eventually expanded the menu; everything made from scratch
5
  • 10 Pepper Burger
    mixture of jalapenos, habaneros, Anaheim, New Mexico, de Arbol, red and green bells, poblanos, anchos and crushed red peppers; topped w/ pepperjack & served w/ Tabasco mayo
  • Big 'ole Bowl of Gumbo
    house made and served w/ rice & French bread; made w/ Earl Campbell sausage, crabmeat & crawfish; looks good
  • Chop House Burger
    patty is mix of cooked beef brisket & raw ground beef; char grilled & topped w/ house made steak sauce, apple wood bacon & smoked cheddar cheese; served on butter toasted bun; looks good
3.5 out of 5
104 ratings
CLOSED; owner/chef worked in fine dining for 25 years; Earl Campbell (NFL running back) made guest appearance; moved from original airing location (1700 W Park Row Dr)
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Monument Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Monument CafeSee Monument Cafe Video ($$)
(1129 ratings)

500 S Austin Ave Map It!
Georgetown, TX 78627
(512) 930-9586
themonumentcafe.com
  • King Ranch Casserole
    Tex-Mex casserole w/ layers of pulled chicken, a creamy soup mixture w/ red bell pepper, diced tomatoes & green chile peppers and flour tortillas are covered with shredded cheese and baked; looks good
  • Pig 'n Waffle
    slice of homemade honey-and-sugar glazed ham in between 2 halved-waffles w/ syrup
3.5 out of 5
1129 ratings
est. 1995; classic roadside café w/ organic garden & organic market; Matthew McConaughey made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Blueberry Pie | Fresh Basil Dressing | Pecan-Crusted Pork Tenderloin | Roasted Root Vegetables | Whole Wheat Zucchini-Herb Bread
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Red Lion British Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Red Lion British Pub ($$)
(572 ratings)

2316 S Shepherd Dr Map It!
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 529-8390
www.redlionhouston.com
  • Chicken Tandoori Quesadillas
    chicken baked w/ Tandoori spices, glazed w/ sweet chili sauce then topped w/ mozzarella, pickled onions & peppers
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
    chicken bites in tomato-based creamy sauce; served w/ aged Basmati rice & naan; available for lunch only; looks good
  • Shepherd's Pie
    lamb-based stew topped w/ mashed potatoes & shredded cheese
3.5 out of 5
572 ratings
neighborhood British pub w/ traditional British & Asian-Indian twist on pub food
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Legends of Texas"   (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: July 28, 2014 
Aired on: July 28, 2014