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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Ultimate Bacon Fest"

  (11 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 30, 2016 
Aired on: May 30, 2016 
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George & The Dragon: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
George & The DragonSee George & The Dragon Video ($$)
(768 ratings)

813 W 50th St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 208-1047
www.ganddpub.com
  • Bacon & Onion Dip
    caramelized onions, cream cheese, mayo, mustard, Parmesan topped w/ bacon & baked; served w/ sliced toasted bread; looks good
  • G&D Banh Mi Sandwich
    5-spice Compart pork, green beans, pickled carrots & daikon, wasabi mayo; looks good
4.5 out of 5
768 ratings
opened in 2011; Filipino flair in an English pub
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Fat Sal's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fat Sal'sSee Fat Sal's Video ($$)
(1705 ratings)

1300 N Highland Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(855) 682-4373
www.fatsalsdeli.com
  • Fat Jerry Fat Sandwich
    cheesesteak, chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, crisp bacon, fried eggs, fries, mayo, ketchup on hero bun (called "fat bread"); named after Jerry Ferrara--co-owner & former star of HBO's show "Entourage"; looks good
  • Meat Luv'rz Pizza Rolls
    ground beef, sweet Italian sausage, provolone, mozzarella stuffed in a crispy spring roll wrapper & deep-fried & served w/ side of marinara
4.0 out of 5
1705 ratings
opened in 2010; bringing NY sandwiches to LA; couple of blocks from UCLA; another location in Hollywood
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  • Apple Pfannkuchen
    signature dish; custardy apple pie topped w/ homemade whipped cream; looks good
  • Bacon Waffle
    apple cider smoked and cured bacon embedded in homemade waffle
  • Corned Beef Hash
    uses certified Black Angus beef brisket brined for 14 days to make hash; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1306 ratings
opened in 2000
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Moo Creamery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Moo CreamerySee Moo Creamery Video ($$)
(1659 ratings)

4885 Truxtun Ave Map It!
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 861-1130
www.moocreamery.com
  • Bacon Ice Cream
    bacon bites w/ maple syrup flavored ice cream
  • Peanut Butter & Bacon (PB+B) Burger
    beef patty, bacon jam, homemade peanut butter, pepper relish, potato chips, arugula & honey chipotle vinaigrette; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1659 ratings
opened in 2008; husband-and-wife team with an ice cream shop/restaurant/coffee bar that serves wine & craft beer; Other Recipes: Bacon Fried Rice
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Shanty: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ShantySee Shanty Video ($$)
(325 ratings)

38985 N US-41 Map It!
Wadsworth, IL 60083
(847) 336-0262
www.theshantyrestaurant.c...
  • New Orleans Blackened Conch Filet
    8-oz filet mignon wrapped in bacon, rubbed in Cajun spices & flamed w/ fresh conch meat, cilantro, tomato & red onion
  • Whiskey Shrimp
    fan favorite; four fresh jumbo shrimp flamed in a Jack Daniels cream sauce & served over toast points; looks good
4.0 out of 5
325 ratings
est. 1971; homemade olive oil (from their own olive ranch in Greece); "comfortable rustic atmosphere and friendly service, this truly is the place where quality food meets a fair price" (from its website)
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  • Baked Potato Soup
    thick, creamy soup loaded w/ cheddar cheese, homemade bacon bits & baked potatoes; looks good
  • Classic Reuben
    housemade thin-sliced pastrami w/ housemade sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese & 1000 Island dressing & served on housemade bread; looks good
  • Liverwurst Crostini
    award-winning housemade sweet potato liverwurst served on sliced toasted Crostini bread (housemade pretzel roll) & topped w/ red onions
4.0 out of 5
169 ratings
since 1986; brewery-farm stand-restaurant; make their own sausages, bacon, pastrami, sauerkraut & much more
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Black Duck Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Black Duck Cafe ($$)
(220 ratings)

605 Riverside Ave Map It!
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 227-7978
  • Clams Casino
    half-shell clams, seasoned, topped w/ bacon & parmesean cheese and then broiled
  • Steak Au Poivre
    16-oz NY steak coated with loosely cracked peppercorns & cooked in w/ demi-glaze cream sauce; looks good
  • Steamers (Clams)
    w/ butter dip
  • Stuffed Burgers
    stuffed w/ a selection of cheeses; Guy had his stuffed w/ Brie cheese
3.5 out of 5
220 ratings
local favorite; 40-foot waterfront dive bar on a barge overlooking the river under the I-95 bridge
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Foreign & Domestic: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Foreign & Domestic ($$)
(587 ratings)

306 E 53rd St Map It!
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 459-1010
fndaustin.com
  • Fried Chicken Biscuit
    fried chicken, fried egg, black pepper-cheddar biscuit topped w/ redeye gravy, romaine slaw, lemon Jam; looks good
  • Gruyere & Black Pepper Popovers
    larger-than-normal size; "it's like a grilled cheese gone wild...like an explosion at the grilled cheese factory"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Fideos
    angel hair pasta sauteed & then cooked in broth w/ mussels, clams & bacon; looks good
3.5 out of 5
587 ratings
est. 2010; husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school; opened up the restaurant in an old skate shop
9
  • Chicken Salad Club
    w/ crisp bacon, tomato, lettuce & Swiss cheese on toasted wheat
  • Chili Spuds
    baked potato loaded w/ homemade chili & toppings
  • Loaded Chips
    Homemade potato chips topped w/ toppings (BBQ sauce, cheeses) and ranch dressing on side
  • Wildwood Steak Hoagie
    cheesesteak sub w/ meatball, meat sauce & blue cheese
3.5 out of 5
38 ratings
CLOSED; "bring a bit of Jersy to Indiana"; homemade bread; moved from original location at airing (13710 N Meridian St); Other Recipes: Granola
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Lakeview: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
LakeviewSee Lakeview Video ($$)
(368 ratings)

1132 Dundas Street W Map It!
Toronto, ON M6J 1X2
+1 416-850-8886
www.thelakeviewrestaurant...
  • Freedom Toast
    egg-dipped baguette stuffed w/ Le Bacon Peameal, brie & Havarti; served w/ organic 'Quebecois' maple syrup
  • Apple Pie Milkshake
    homemade apple pie blended in shake
  • Lakeview Clubhouse Stack
    classic double or triple decker w/ cornflake chicken, strip bacon, lettuce, tomato & sweet chili mayo; served on whole wheat
3.5 out of 5
368 ratings
est. 1932; new owners since 2008; 24-hr classic retro diner; everything is homemade
11
  • Mac and Cheese
    includes 5 types of cheese (Swiss, fontina, cheddar, goat, blue) plus bacon and carmelized onions; looks good
  • Spit-Roasted Chicken
    brined; rotisserie imported from France; looks good
3.5 out of 5
385 ratings
CLOSED; only 14 seats; Other Recipes: Bourbon-Sweet Potato Brulee
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Ultimate Bacon Fest"   (11 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 30, 2016 
Aired on: May 30, 2016