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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Old Time Attitude"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 9, 2010 
Aired on: August 9, 2010 
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Arnold's Country Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Arnold's Country Kitchen ($)
(853 ratings)

605 8th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 256-4455
  • Chicken and Dumplings
    use lard to make dumplings; looks good
  • Turnip Greens
    add wasabi powder and horseradish powder to give it a "kick"; looks good
  • "Meat and Three"
    1 meat + 3 sides; Casey got roast beef, mac & cheese, fried green tomatoes & fried apples
4.5 out of 5
853 ratings
won James Beard award ("America's Classics"); "meats and three" (meat entree & 3 vegetable sides)
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  • Pulled Pork
    top seller; pork is spice rubbed then left overnight in fridge; smoked for 10-14 hrs @ 225-degrees basting w/ apple juice every hour; looks good
  • Ribs
    St. Louis ribs (spareribs); smoked for 4-5 hrs @ 165-degrees basting w/ apple juice 20 minutes; toward the end ribs are topped w/ brown sugar and honey and re-smoked to create a glaze; lastly ribs are cut and grilled and topped w/ more honey
4.5 out of 5
773 ratings
opened in a 1940s gas station; BBQ smoked in oak wood; place burnt down 2-weeks after filming...they re-built it since
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Maine Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Maine Diner ($$)
(688 ratings)

2265 Post Rd Map It!
Wells, ME 04090
(207) 646-4441
www.mainediner.com
  • 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
688 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)
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Old Time Attitude"   (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 9, 2010 
Aired on: August 9, 2010