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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Meat Lover's Paradise"

  (2 restaurants)    
Aired on: September 2, 2013 
Aired on: September 2, 2013 
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Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Country Cat Dinnerhouse & BarSee Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar Video ($$)
(991 ratings)

7937 SE Stark St Map It!
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 408-1414
thecountrycat.net
  • "The Whole Hog"
    brined & grilled pork loin chop, porchetta/porketta (rolled pork belly, sliced & pan-fried) & braised pork shoulder; "one of the best pork dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri
  • Beef Jerky
    looks good
  • Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
    brined in salt-water for 24 hrs, then another 24 hrs in buttermilk, coated in paper bag (shake-shake) & fried in beef & pork fat; served w/ mashed potatoes & gravy; looks good
  • Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
    w/ toasted pecan-bacon spoonbread & field greens dressed in maple syrup; looks good
  • Red Flannel Hash
    w/ corned beef, red beets, & a sunnyside-up egg
4.0 out of 5
991 ratings
since 2007; "a made-from-scratch, farm-to-table experience" (from its website); Southern comfort food
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Refuge: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
RefugeSee Refuge Video ($$)
(1903 ratings)

963 Laurel St Map It!
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 598-9813
www.refugesc.com
  • Pastrami Burger
    beef burger, sliced pastrami, melted swiss, sauerkraut, Russian dressing, burger bun; looks (dripping) good!
  • Toasted Slaw #19 (Pastrami Sandwich)
    sandwich w/ NY-style housemade pastrami (steamed for 4 hrs, sliced & dipped in "lacquer"...reduced, sweetened au jus), coleslaw, swiss (not melted), russian dressing, toasted rye; looks good!
  • Wit Cheesesteak
    daily fresh-shaved ribeye cheesesteaks, caramelized onions, cherry peppers, refuge cheddar cheese sauce; served on a fresh baked Amoroso Roll & w/ a side of fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1903 ratings
upscale, Belgian artisan beer pub; 18 Belgian beers on tap; another location in Menlo Park
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Meat Lover's Paradise"   (2 restaurants)    
Aired on: September 2, 2013 
Aired on: September 2, 2013