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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Unconventional Comforts"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 6, 2012 
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Rex Italian FoodsRex Italian Foods
4431 N Harlem Ave Map It!
Norridge, IL 60706
(708) 457-0177
www.rexitalianfoods.com
  • Sicilian Schiacciatas
    pizza-sandwich stuffed w/ ham, pepperoni, fried peppers, mild giardiniera & mozzarella & served panini style; looks good
4.5 out of 5
212 ratings
est. 1960s; Other Recipes: Cream of Garlic Soup | Lemon Knots
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Underground CafeUnderground Cafe
2476 Memphis St Map It!
Hernando, MS 38632
(662) 298-3135
  • Banana Nut Bread French Toast
    dessert; french toast served banana foster-style & topped w/ 2 scoops of homemade vanilla bean & ginger ice cream; looks good
4.5 out of 5
26 ratings
restaurant in cellar across street from courthouse serving scratch-made comfort food; chef graduated from Cordon Bleu Culinary in London; formerly called Memphis Street Cafe
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He'eia Pier General Store and DeliHe'eia Pier General Store and Deli
46-499 Kamehameha Hwy Map It!
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 469-5383
www.heeiapier.com
  • Limu Salad
    traditional Hawaiian dish made of seaweed (that he gets from the ocean himself) & vinegrette-based sauce; looks interesting
  • Luah Stew
    cubed pork shoulder cooked w/ luah leaves from taro plant (collards-like) for 46-hrs; served on rice; combo of salty & sweet; looks good
  • Misoyaki Beef
    knuckle beef off sirloin marinated in teriyaki sauce for 4-6 hrs & stir-fried in miso-based sauce; served w/ rice & calamari salad; looks good
3.5 out of 5
256 ratings
Hawaiian comfort food w/ a twist; restaurant at end of pier
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Unconventional Comforts"  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 6, 2012