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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives -
"Triple D Nation: A Family Affair"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 30, 2019 
Aired on: August 30, 2019 
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Blue Koi: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Blue KoiSee Blue Koi Video ($$)
(538 ratings)

1803 W 39th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-5003
www.bluekoi.net
  • Fire Bird (Chicken) Noodles
    boneless chicken sauteed w/ chili pepper, scallion & bamboo strips; also available w/ duck or tofu
  • Spicy Chili Pepper Wontons
    choice of meat or veggie...Guy got meat (of course) which is a mix of ground chicken, pork & shrimp; pan-fried-steamed & topped w/ pepper-vinegar-soy sauce mixture; looks good
  • Almond Asparagus Shrimp
    shrimp sautéed w/asparagus, garlic, mayonnaise & sun-dried tomato; served over noodles; topped w/ sliced almond
  • Pork Dumpling
    ground pork wrapped in dough & pan fried
4.5 out of 5
538 ratings
est. 2001; Asian inspired time-honored dishes w/ a twist run by 2-sisters-and-brother spunky team; taking a modern approach to Chinese comfort food; Other Recipes: Ants On a Tree
  • Fried Pork
    pork chops marinated overnight w/ shoyu, vinegar, garlic, black pepper & bay leaves; pan-fried slowly to tender, but still crispy; served w/ vinegar garlic sauce & homemade pickled oncho; sells out every day before dinner
  • Lechon Special
    a favorite; Filipino fried rice; crispy pork belly chopped to bite sized pieces, seasoned w/ fish sauce, Hawaiian salt tossed w/ tomatoes, onions & green onions; "still to this day...of the top, top, top items we've ever had on Triple D" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Sari Sari
    vegetable soup; eggplant, squash, onchoi, tomato & onion in broth w/ baby shrimp & crispy pork belly
  • Shanghai Lumpia
    deep fried egg rolls stuffed w/ a mix of ground pork, shiitake mushrooms, water chestnuts, garlic, onion & seasonings; served w/ vinegar garlic sauce
4.0 out of 5
593 ratings
est. 1974; Filipino cuisine w/ a Hawaiian twist; expanded & now operates 2 food trucks in addition to brick & mortar joint
El Indio: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El IndioSee El Indio Video ($)
(1577 ratings)

3695 India St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 299-0333
www.el-indio.com
  • Beef Taquitos
    rolled-up tacos
  • Chile Relleno
  • Tamales
    choice of beef, chicken, pork, veggie or plain; handmade everyday w/ in-house stone-ground Masa wrapped in corn husks; steamed, unwrapped & then topped w/ choice of 3 sauces & cheese; looks good
  • Pork Salsa Verde
    pork & green tomato salsa; served w/ tortillas, rice & beans
  • Potato Taquito
    mashed potato mix rolled in tortilla & deep fried; served w/ salsa, guacamole, lettuce & cheese; looks good
  • Taquitos
    top seller; shredded beef, shredded chicken or potato rolled in a tortilla & deep-fried; topped w/ salsa, cheese, shredded lettuce & guacamole
  • Tortilla
    corn-based; made everyday; leftovers are deep-fried & made to tortilla chips
3.5 out of 5
1577 ratings
opened in 1940; family-owned 3 generations; local favorite; started as a tortilla factory then bloomed to a full-blown restaurant serving around the world (including care packages to our soldiers) as well as to Congress & the White House
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives -
"Triple D Nation: A Family Affair"
  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 30, 2019 
Aired on: August 30, 2019