Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Northeast Feast"

  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 24, 2017 
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284 Washington St Map It!
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 505-1844
  • Pork Fennel Sandwich
    marinated for 48 hrs; sliced slow-roasted pork, pickled fennel, roasted garlic served on sesame seed torta roll; served on Saturdays only; looks good
  • Rabe T.J. Sandwich
    sauteed broccoli rabe mixture, fresh mozarella topped w/ T.J. (tomato jam) served on seseme torta roll & iron-pressed
  • Roast Beef 1000
    beef rubbed & marinated for 24 hrs; slow roasted & topped w/ crispy shallots, housemade 1000 island dressing, sharp cheddar cheese served on brioche bun; looks good
4.0 out of 5
350 ratings
opened in 2010; 16-seat sandwich shop that serves breakfast and lunch; husband-and-wife team used to work on America's Test Kitchen (where they met); Best of Boston 2012 - Best Sandwich Shop (Boston Magazine)
Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & RestaurantKitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant
301 W Fayette St Map It!
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 424-1974
  • Irish Meatloaf
    served on top of "champ potatoes" (herbed mash potatoes) & topped w/ cabbage cream sauce; looks good
  • Reuben Fritters
    balls-sized blended corned beef, swiss, cream cheese & sauerkraut dredged in panko breadcrumbs & deep-fried; served w/ whole grain mustard dipping sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
198 ratings
opened in 1999; live Irish music performed every week...check website for schedule
Maine DinerMaine Diner
2265 Post Road Map It!
Wells, ME 04090
(207) 646-4441
  • Codfish Cakes
    mashed potato & salt cod; formed into a patty, breaded & deep fried
  • Lobster Pie
    signature dish; "stuffed lobster w/o the shell"; "if you come to this place and don't try this one, you're missing out"-Guy Fieri
  • Seafood Chowder
    lobsters, clams, scallops, shrimps cooked in the same broth to create deep seafood flavor; looks good
4.0 out of 5
566 ratings
1950s landmark; in 1983, 2 guys who used to eat there as kids quit their jobs, purchased the diner to keep the tradition going; New England comfort food; Readers Choice Award: Favorite Diner in New England (Yankee Magazine-2011)
O' Rourke's DinerO' Rourke's Diner
728 Main St Map It!
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-6101
  • Banana Bread French Toast
    looks good
  • Duck Hash
    hash specials vary; "funky delicious!"; looks good
  • Steamed Cheeseburger
    traditional way is w/ mustard & onion
4.0 out of 5
290 ratings
loved so much that when it burned down in 2006, locals raised $300k to rebuild; recommended by viewers; "gourmet diner"
Stoney Creek InnStoney Creek Inn
8238 Ft Smallwood Rd Map It!
Curtis Bay, MD 21226
(410) 439-3123
  • Crab Cakes
  • Steamed Crabs
  • Shrimp Stuffed with Crab
4.0 out of 5
110 ratings
Vida CantinaVida Cantina
2456 Lafayette Rd Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 501-0648
  • Confit Pork Belly Tacos
    in corn tortillas w/ cotija cheese, mango habanero salsa
  • Pig Head Platter
    full split-in-half pig head w/ all the sides to make tacos
4.0 out of 5
193 ratings
local favorite serving modern Mexican cuisine
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Northeast Feast"  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 24, 2017