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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Super Sandwiches"

  (10 restaurants)    
Aired on: February 17, 2014 
Aired on: February 17, 2014 
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Chaps Pit Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chaps Pit BeefSee Chaps Pit Beef Video ($)
(1027 ratings)

5801 Pulaski Hwy Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 483-2379
www.chapspitbeef.com
  • Pit Beef Sandwich
    you can order medium rare to well done; w/ Tiger Sauce (horseradish & mayo mix)
  • 52Chaps Submarine
    pit beef, corned beef, ham sandwich
  • Bull Dog (hot dog sandwich)
    Beef-Sausage-Cheese; owner's favorite
  • Beef Rachel
    like a Reuben, but w/ beef; beef, Swiss cheese, cole slaw, Thousand island; looks good
  • Guy's Triple D
    created from last time Guy was on show; beef, corned beef, sausage; Guy adds sliced onion, Tiger sauce & mustard; looks good
  • Raven Sub
    Beef, Turkey, Corned Beef; Beef, Turkey, Corned Beef
4.5 out of 5
1027 ratings
#63 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1987; local favorite; City Paper awarded "Baltimore's Best" from 1991-2005; "when I roll back into Baltimore, there's one joint I gotta check out...Chaps Pit Beef"-Guy Fieri (his second showcasing of Chaps)
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Smack Shack Truck: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Smack Shack TruckSee Smack Shack Truck Video ($$)
(110 ratings)

1029 Marshall St NE Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 379-4322
smack-shack.com
  • Lobster Mac
    mac & cheese w/ lobster & Taleggio cheese & topped w/ Panko bread crumbs; looks good
  • Roasted Lamb Sandwich
    sliced roasted lamb soaked in au jus, fennel seed slaw, saffron aioli on toasted French bread; served w/ side of au jus; "This has got to be in the top greatest lamb sandwiches I've had...oh my gosh, that is the sandwich of sandwiches!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
110 ratings
gourmet food truck usually on 7th & Marquette, otherwise parked inside a dive bar and prepares food for the bar (The 1029 Bar)
3
Beer Belly: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beer BellySee Beer Belly Video ($$)
(2271 ratings)

532 S Western Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-2337
www.beerbellyla.com
  • Death By Duck
    popular; duck fat fries, duck skin cracklins, duck confit served w/ raspberry-mustard dipping sauce; looks good
  • Deep Fried Cheese Balls
    popular; w/ provolone cheese & served w/ basil marinara dipping sauce; looks good
  • Duck French Dip
    sage-roasted duck breast, provolone, duck-skin, horseradish aioli, duck au jus; "in the world of great duck sandwiches that I've had--duck dishes--that's easily in the top 5 all-time of my life"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Jidori Hot Wings
    buffalo blue (spicy), or volcano chipotle (super spicy), or honey Dijon & cilantro (not spicy); Guy got the volcano chipotle wings; comes w/ side of blue cheese dressing
  • Deep Fried Twinkie
  • Beer Belly Grilled Cheese
    quad deck; cheddar, Swiss, goat cheese, Asiago, Applewood bacon, fried egg, maple syrup; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2271 ratings
opened in 2011; in Koreatown; "beer bar focused on serving craft beer, and crafty food" (from website)
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Melt Bar and Grilled: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Melt Bar and GrilledSee Melt Bar and Grilled Video ($$)
(847 ratings)

14718 Detroit Ave Map It!
Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 226-3699
meltbarandgrilled.com
  • Godfather
    sandwich made of 3 cheese lasagna, fresh fennel-oregano pasta sheets, sun-dried tomato pesto and pureed roasted garlic, provolone served on garlic spiked bread; looks good
  • Parmageddon
    local favorite; grilled cheese sandwich w/ potato & onion pierogi, fresh napa vodka kraut, sauteed onions, sharp cheddar; "that is one of the best grilled cheeses I've ever had!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Tokyo Tuna Melt
    tuna steak marinated for 24 hrs, grilled & sliced in muenster grilled cheese w/ wasabi-ginger dressing; looks good
4.0 out of 5
847 ratings
opened in 2006; goal: "to provide gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and as many beers as possible in a cool and comfortable environment" (from its website)
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Noble Sandwich: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Noble SandwichSee Noble Sandwich Video ($$)
(385 ratings)

12233 RR 620 N Map It!
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 382-6248
noblesandwiches.com
  • Seared Beef Tongue Sandwich
    braised for 7 hrs, sliced & seared on flat top; served w/ smoked green onions, red pepper relish & aioli; winner of Best Sandwich (Southwest)
  • Knuckle Sandwich
    sliced roast beef re-heated in oven w/ carmelized onions, cheddar cheese & au jus, served on homemade bread dipped in au jus & a spread of "knuckle sauce" (horseradish-based); looks good!
  • Smoked Duck Pastrami
    a top seller; duck smoked for 6 hrs; shredded & served w/ Russian dressing & rye pickles all on homemade wheat or white bread; looks good
  • The Noble Pig
    spicy ham, pulled pork, provolone & bacon served on homemade bread w/ housemade mustard & mayo; looks good
4.0 out of 5
385 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); opened in 2010; serve breakfast & lunch only; disco ball in kitchen; "everything you guys do...the time you take, the energy, the attitude, the dedication...tying it all together and making outstanding artisan sandwiches--that's what Triple-D's all about"-Guy Fieri
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  • Arepa Pabellon
    signature dish; grilled corn pocket crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside & stuffed w/ pabellon (shredded beef), sweet plantains, black bean spread, queso fresco; made by hand daily; looks good
  • Cachapas Vegetariana
    sweet corn crepes made w/ fresh yellow corn, filled w/ grilled marinated tofu, plantains, black beans, garlic aioli & then folded over; "there's great texture, there's uniqueness, there's depth of flavor...that's outrageous!"-Guy Fieri
4.0 out of 5
1350 ratings
opened in 2010; Venezuelan cuisine; all menu items are 100% gluten-free; 2 other locations in N. California; Other Recipes: Cheese Empanadas | Guasacaca Sauce
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Refuge: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
RefugeSee Refuge Video ($$)
(1863 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
1863 ratings
upscale, Belgian artisan beer pub; 18 Belgian beers on tap; another location in Menlo Park
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  • Cheesesteak
    top seller; sliced boneless ribeye, sliced onions, provolone cheese served on homemade bread; looks good
  • Meatball Sub
    2nd top seller; homemade meatballs w/ homemade sauce on homemade bread
4.0 out of 5
264 ratings
est. 1958
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Stockyards: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
StockyardsSee Stockyards Video ($$)
(684 ratings)

699 Saint Clair Avenue W Map It!
Toronto, ON M6C 1B2
+1 416-658-9666
www.thestockyards.ca
  • Bat Sandwich
    homemade Bacon, Arugula & fried green Tomato (BAT), lemon aioli on sourdough; looks good
  • Butter Burger
    burger topped w/ butter-marrow mix (bone marrow, blue cheese, red wine butter), onion frites & butter lettuce; looks good
  • Stockyards Fried Chicken Dinner
    4 pcs. of Buttermilk marinated brined-chicken; served w/ fries, coleslaw & hot sauce
4.0 out of 5
684 ratings
opened in 2009; "modern day interpretation of the family diner/ BBQ joint" (from its website)
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Mahony's Po-Boy Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mahony's Po-Boy ShopSee Mahony's Po-Boy Shop Video ($$)
(537 ratings)

3454 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 899-3374
mahonyspoboys.com
  • Peacemaker Po'Boy
    fried oysters, bacon & cheddar cheese in Leidenheimer bread; looks good
  • Root Beer Glazed Chisesi's Ham & Cheese Po'Boy
    name says it all; looks good
  • Sweet Potato Crunch Pie
    sweet potato chunks w/ crushed pecan-sugar mix and topped w/ burnt marshmallows; looks good
3.5 out of 5
537 ratings
22 varieties of po'boys; won at New Orleans Po'Boy Festival w/ The Peacemaker and w/ Fried Chicken Livers & Creole-Slaw; where Emeril Lagasse joined Guy Fieri to showcase restaurant
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Super Sandwiches"   (10 restaurants)    
Aired on: February 17, 2014 
Aired on: February 17, 2014