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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Small Town Sensations"

  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 10, 2017 
Aired on: April 10, 2017 
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55 South: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
55 SouthSee 55 South Video ($$)
(395 ratings)

403 Main St Map It!
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 538-6001
eat55.com
  • Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
    pieces of chicken & homemade Andouille sausage cooked w/ trinity vegetables & "secret stuff"
  • Nashville Hot Chicken
    chicken breasts marinated in hot sauce paste for 2 days, dredged & deep-fried in skillet; served w/ white bread, pickles & mayo; it's hot!
  • Char-Grilled Oysters
    gulf oysters topped w/ Parmesan mix, grilled-smoked on wood fire & garlic-lemon butter
4.0 out of 5
395 ratings
rustic Southern charm decor w/ weathered wood & reclaimed materials
2
  • Garbage Plate
    top seller; shredded potatoes, onions, jalapeno peppers, chorizo, ham, eggs, tomatoes...and whatever is leftover; looks good
  • Pasties
    meat dumpling
  • Twisted Diner Bread
4.0 out of 5
353 ratings
since 1926; tiny place & always packed (long lines); oldest continuously operating lunch-cart diner in the U.S.
3
  • "Spider" Sandwich
    it's a soft-shell crab (made to look like a spider), battered and deep-fried
  • Bloody Mary
    self-proclaimed "Bloody Mary Capital of Alabama"
  • Jazzy Burger
    topped w/ local favorite sauce made of horseradish, dried mustard, apple jelly & pineapple preserves
  • Seafood Po Boy
    signature dish
4.0 out of 5
37 ratings
opened in 1925; local institution; quirky antique decor wall-to-wall; Other Recipes: Jazebel Sauce
4
Perfectly Frank's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Perfectly Frank's (CLOSED)See Perfectly Frank's Video ($)
(219 ratings)

118 N Main St Map It!
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 871-9730
  • Sweet Tea Marinated Pork Chop Sandwich
    deep-fried pork chop w/ red-eye gravy mayo; looks good
  • The Frank Cuda
    deep-fried Nathan's hot dog w/ homemade chili, cheese sauce, fried applewood-smoked bacon bits, blue cheese coleslaw, crispy onions; named after owner's dad; looks good
4.0 out of 5
219 ratings
CLOSED; Perry Cuda (owner) is a former football star at Alabama, injured and came back home to open hot dog joint
5
Silver Star Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Silver Star CafeSee Silver Star Cafe Video ($$)
(216 ratings)

1825 Three Kings Dr Map It!
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 655-3456
www.thesilverstarcafe.com
  • Crispy Pork Belly
    appetizer; braised, cubed & deep-fried; served on white beans, caramelized apples, Carolina BBQ sauce
  • Pork Osso Bucco
    Niman Ranch pork shank, chipotle grits, roasted tomatillo broth, queso fresco, fresh cilantro
  • Vegetarian Mushroom Stroganoff
    Portabella, wild & domestic mushrooms, rich brown sauce, served on house-made spaetzle w/ a touch of sour cream
4.0 out of 5
216 ratings
opened in 2009; rustic, cozy cafe serving home-style cooking w/ a Western influence; live acoustic music for Thr, Fri & Sat dinners; in ski town; Other Recipes: Grilled Fish Tacos
6
  • Guinness Marinated Steak Tips
    marinated for 8 hrs in soy sauce-garlic-molasses-stout beer mix; looks good
  • Lobstertini
    Absolut vodka mixed with lobster essence served with a twist & garnished with a chilled lobster claw; their version of a dirty martini
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    smoked for 13 hours; smoked w/ coffee-and-beer-soaked wood chips
3.5 out of 5
380 ratings
"local dive bar that secretly has class" (from website); outdoor seating; dog-friendly
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Small Town Sensations"   (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 10, 2017 
Aired on: April 10, 2017