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Guilty Pleasures - "Holiday Decadence"

  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 7, 2015 
Aired on: December 7, 2015 
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Barney Greengrass: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Barney GreengrassSee Barney Greengrass Video ($$)
(680 ratings)

541 Amsterdam Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10024
(212) 724-4707
www.barneygreengrass.com/...
  • Chopped Herring Salad Sandwich
    Alton likes on rye w/ tomato (usually on bagel)
  • Potato Latkes
    w/ side of sour cream & apple sauce
4.0 out of 5
680 ratings
since 1908; old-time NY Jewish-style deli
2
Bludso's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bludso's BBQSee Bludso's BBQ Video ($$)
(1748 ratings)

609 N La Brea Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-2583
www.barandque.com/bludsos
  • Collard Greens
    looks good
  • Ribs
    pork ribs spice-rubbed & marinated for 24-hrs, smoked in red oak & pacaya for 3-4 hrs; served w/ side of homemade spicy BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Deep Fried Turkey
    injected w/ housemade seasoning & deep-fried in peanut oil; looks good
  • "Lunch Tray"
    brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, sausage links, sides, cornbread & BBQ sauce
  • BBQ Chicken
4.0 out of 5
1748 ratings
opened in 2008; Texas-style BBQ; moved from original airing Compton location
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Keens Steakhouse: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Keens SteakhouseSee Keens Steakhouse Video ($$$$)
(2331 ratings)

72 W 36th St Map It!
New York, NY 10018
(212) 947-3636
www.keens.com
  • Steak
    dry-aged for 3-4 weeks, thick-cut; looks good
  • Prime Rib
    "King's cut" (huge...32-oz); looks good!
  • Legendary Mutton Chop
    large lamb chop
4.0 out of 5
2331 ratings
#3 (America's Best: American Classics); est. 1885; formerly an all-mens club; owns the largest collection of churchwarden pipes in the world (many line the ceiling); historic photos/posters hung wall-to-wall; over 300 single-malts scotches available
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Rito's Bakery & Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rito's Bakery & Deli ($$)
(25 ratings)

1930 Pearl Rd Map It!
Brunswick, OH 44212
(330) 220-3103
www.ritosbakery.com
  • Giant Cannoli
    giant cannoli shell stuffed w/ 3 dozen miniature cannolis; looks good
3.5 out of 5
25 ratings
since 1964; family-owned & operated
5
  • Yule Log Cake
    deep chocolate-almond sponge cake rolled around rich raspberry buttercream covered in a bark of chocolate ganache & graced w/ a dusting of powered sugar snow & meringue mushrooms
3.5 out of 5
1465 ratings
uses only the finest imported chocolate, the freshest butter & cream, the highest quality in-season fruit, no mixes (as many bakeries do), & no preservatives (from its website); deep-dish cherry pie made Oprah's Favorite Things List 2015
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Sylvia's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sylvia's RestaurantSee Sylvia's Restaurant Video ($$)
(1629 ratings)

328 Malcolm X Blvd Map It!
New York, NY 10027
(212) 996-0660
www.sylviasrestaurant.com
  • Fried Chicken
    2nd top seller; option of regular home fried or "smothered" (topped w/ gravy); looks good
  • Banana Pudding
    Southern-style
  • Fried Chicken w/ Waffles
  • Spicy BBQ Ribs
  • BBQ Ribs
    top seller; "sweet & sassy"; marinated in spices for 24 hrs & braised in vinegar
3.5 out of 5
1629 ratings
#60 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); since 1962; self-proclaimed "Queen of Soul Food"; Liza Minnelli, Beyonce, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama have visited; long lines
Guilty Pleasures - "Holiday Decadence"   (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 7, 2015 
Aired on: December 7, 2015