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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "West Coast Cookin'"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: March 16, 2018 
Aired on: March 16, 2018 
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  • Chicken Pate w/ Goat Cheese
  • Lentil Salad w/ Prawns
    prawns marinated in marinated in olive oil, garlic and herbs
4.5 out of 5
1093 ratings
like a Paris bistro w/ chef from Paris; French food at a decent price; Other Recipes: Quiche Lorraine
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Cosecha: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cosecha
(675 ratings)

907 Washington St Map It!
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 452-5900
www.cosechacafe.com
  • Carne Adovada
    braised pork in chile guajillo served w/ rice, beans & handmade flour tortillas; looks good
  • Pork Belly Tacos
    w/ pickled onions & salsa; available only for lunch (check website for current menu); looks good
4.0 out of 5
675 ratings
opened in 2011; serving local, seasonal Mexican food where they prepare everything from scratch every day, including handmade tortillas, pastries & complex traditional entrees, as well as seasonal salads & soups
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  • Dr. Pepper Braised Beef Short Ribs
    braised in Dr. Pepper mixture in 350-deg for 4 hrs; served w/ parsnip puree, mustard greens & fresh horseradish; looks good
  • Spicy Shrimp & Grits
    wild Louisiana shrimp, garlic, shallots, & andouille sausage, red eye gravy; note: not the same as regular shrimp & grits on menu; "succulent"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2477 ratings
opened in 2006; Southern comfort food; rocking chairs at tables on front porch
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  • Banh Mi (Sandwich)
    both co-owners' favorite; slices of pork w/ slice cucumbers, blanced string beans, pickled carrots, basil, cilantro and sauce in french roll
  • Pork Sausage Pizza
    no sauce, no cheese; sausage & smoked coleslaw & carmelized onions; looks good
4.0 out of 5
630 ratings
5
Little Napoli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Little NapoliSee Little Napoli Video
(1265 ratings)

Dolores St & 7th Ave Map It!
Carmel, CA 93921
(831) 626-6335
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  • Cannelloni Tricolore
    chicken, veggie, ricotta cannelloni; topped w/ 3 sauces: (red) marinara, (white) alfredo & (green) pesto...colors of the Italian flag
  • Spicy Cioppino Rosso
    prawns, scallops, mussels, clams, calamari, crab, spicy red sauce, capellini
4.0 out of 5
1265 ratings
opened in 1990; serving authentic Southern Italian cuisine; G. Garvin (from Cooking Channel) made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Sea Bass "Puttanes"
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Loulou's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Loulou'sSee Loulou's Video
(1206 ratings)

Municipal Wharf Number 2 Map It!
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 372-0568
www.loulousgriddle.com
  • Abalone Sliders
    abalone (a "fattier" version of calamari) that is locally farm-grown tenderized, dredged & pan-fried; served w/ aioli & slaw on sourdough slider buns
  • Crab Feast
    boiled dungeness crab served w/ corn & potato; seasonal (available around Nov 2 - June)
4.0 out of 5
1206 ratings
small spot located in the middle of the commercial pier w/ outdoor seating; Other Recipes: Buffalo Ribs
7
  • Brick Roasted Chicken Pizza
    fan favorite; thin crust; shredded chicken, mozzarella, provolone, baby spinach and slow roasted garlic cloves
  • Cioppino
    San Francisco-style fish stew w/ crab legs, clams, mussels, bass and prawns, tomato, fish broth, red wine and herbs; served w/ sourdough bread; "one of the best (cioppinos in the country)"-Guy Fieri
  • Southern Style Biscuit & Gravy
    two eggs, homemade country sausage w/ a homemade buttermilk biscuit covered in white sausage gravy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
513 ratings
family-owned restaurant w/ a dining experience in a friendly casual atmosphere; custom-made oven is outside on trailer towed by a truck
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "West Coast Cookin'"   (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: March 16, 2018 
Aired on: March 16, 2018