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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Long Time Legends"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 5, 2009 
Aired on: January 5, 2009 
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  • Italian Wedding Soup
    looks good
  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    large portion w/ 2 large meatballs
  • Veal Cutlet ala Parmigiana Sandwich
    a top seller; served on a hoagie bun or half of a loaf of Italian bread; giant-sized; looks good
4.0 out of 5
190 ratings
opened in 1977; local institution; located in "The Run"; "great food at a great price" (from its website); most dishes are from recipes that grandmother brought over from Italy
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Tommy's Joynt: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tommy's JoyntSee Tommy's Joynt Video ($)
(2743 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
2743 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
3
Joe Tess Place: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe Tess Place ($$)
(75 ratings)

5424 S 24th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68107
(402) 731-7278
www.joetessplace.com
  • "The King Carp"
    signature dish; deep fried carp; carp is scored across prior to deep-frying to create fan effect
  • Fried Catfish
    whole catfish is fried (minus the head)
  • Pickled Herring
3.0 out of 5
75 ratings
opened since 1930s; fresh fish daily; serves over 500-lbs of fish per day
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Long Time Legends"   (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 5, 2009 
Aired on: January 5, 2009