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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Wildest Joints"

  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 17, 2013 
Aired on: December 17, 2013 
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  • Mac and Cheese
    written up in Wall Street Journal (recipe was "borrowed"); looks good
4.0 out of 5
337 ratings
restored church-to-restaurant serving comfort food
2
  • Fire Grilled Artichoke
    hardwood grilled artichoke, Calabrian chili aioli, fresh lemon; looks good
  • Mom's Sloppy Joe
    slow cooked ground pork & beef, rich tomato sauce & crisp fried onions on a toasted roll; "great sloppy joe...up there!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Public House Meatball
    signature plate; prepared in-house by hand w/ a little heat & garnished w/ pistachio nuts, served w/ sourdough garlic cheese toast; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1324 ratings
former feed store; meat-lover's gastro pub
3
Fresh Local Wild: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fresh Local Wild [CLOSED]See Fresh Local Wild Video
(43 ratings)

900 W Hastings Street Map It!
Vancouver, BC V6E 1V3
4.0 out of 5
43 ratings
[CLOSED]; "sidewalk chef" in mobile restaurant; committed to products sourced from local Fishermen, ethical farms and sustainable wild harvest of seasonal bounty; as the seasons change so too will the food
4
Duce: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
DuceSee Duce Video ($$)
(791 ratings)

525 S Central Ave Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 866-3823
theducephx.com
  • Chicken Pot Pie Jar
    pot pie baked & served in a half-sized jam-mason jar
  • Mac and Cheese Muffins
    mini muffins of mac-and-cheese, panko-bottom-and-top breaded & baked; looks good
3.5 out of 5
791 ratings
shopping-boxing-food-bar "playground" located in a warehouse w/ a 1965 streamline trailer; "forgotten but unforgettable trailer made dishes reminiscent of Mom's 1960s kitchen" (from its website)
5
Funk 'n Waffles: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Funk 'n Waffles [CLOSED]See Funk 'n Waffles Video ($)
(246 ratings)

727 S Crouse Ave Map It!
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 477-9700
www.funknwaffles.com
  • Chicken & Waffles
    buttermilk waffles w/ 1/2 dozen fried wings & topped w/ house special sauce (maple syrup, hot sauce & cinnamon)
  • Jive Turkey (Stuffing Waffle)
    waffle made of stuffing w/ smoked turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce & gravy; "Hmmm!! Oh my gosh...that is killer!"-Guy Fieri
3.5 out of 5
246 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2007; basement college joint serving "adult version of waffles"; features nightly eclectic music by artists from all over the country
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R&R Taqueria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
R&R TaqueriaSee R&R Taqueria Video ($)
(710 ratings)

7840 Washington Blvd Map It!
Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 799-0001
www.rrtaqueria.com
  • Huaraches al Pastor
    marinated al Pastor pork, w/ sour cream, cheese, jalapeno sauce, red pepper sauce & avocado served on oblong huaraches (flatbread-like tortilla); looks good
  • Lamb Tacos
    two lamb tacos rolled, fried and dipped in a Mexican sauce, sour cream and cheese; looks good
  • Tacos al Pastor
    pork marinated in a combination of dried chiles, slowly cooked w/ onions, cilantro & a slice of pineapple; looks good
3.5 out of 5
710 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); inside gas station; where Joe Theismann made guest appearance; every dish made to order from scratch
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Wildest Joints"   (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 17, 2013 
Aired on: December 17, 2013