Alex Guarnaschelli (bio)

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  • Muffuletta Sandwich
    2-lb sandwich w/ salami, mortadella, capicola, ham, provolone, Swiss cheese & signature olive salad; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1806 ratings
founded in 1906; old-fashioned Italian grocery store in The French Quarter famous for creating the muffuletta sandwich
Chef Vola'sSee Chef Vola's Video ($$$)
(841 ratings)

111 S Albion Pl Map It!
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 345-2022
  • Veal Parmigiana
    bone-in veal chop, flattened, breaded, deep-fried & topped w/ housemade marinara sauce & cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
841 ratings
since 1921; NOTE: reservations only & no credit cards
Di Palo's ($$)
(340 ratings)

200 Grand St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(212) 226-1033
  • Lasagna Al Forno
    Pecorino-Romano, aged provolone, house mozzarella & house ricotta, layered w/ sauce & dry noodles, then baked
4.5 out of 5
340 ratings
est 1925; Italian specialty shop w/ cured meats, artisanal cheeses, pasta & more
Etats Unis Restaurant [CLOSED] ($$$$)
(11 ratings)

242 E 81st St Map It!
New York, NY 10028
(212) 517-8826
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Chocolate"
  • Chocolate Souffle
4.5 out of 5
11 ratings
FIGSee FIG Video ($$$)
(1488 ratings)

232 Meeting St Map It!
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 805-5900
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sauced"
  • Hanger Steak w/ Agrodolce Sauce
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
1488 ratings
Mama Toscano's Ravioli [CLOSED]See Mama Toscano's Ravioli Video ($)
(120 ratings)

2201 Macklind Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-2926
  • Toasted Ravioli
    meat-filled, rolled in bread crumbs and pan-fried or deep-fried; takes 3 days to make; NOTE: not served on location, sold unprepared in boxed packages; they can ship to you
4.5 out of 5
120 ratings
[CLOSED]; not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
MiyakeSee Miyake Video ($$$)
(421 ratings)

468 Fore St Map It!
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 871-9170
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Mushroom Miso Soup
4.5 out of 5
421 ratings
Odd DuckSee Odd Duck Video ($$$)
(2205 ratings)

1201 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
  • Pork Belly Slider
    pork belly brined overnight, spiced and let sit for 12 hours, then charred and grilled; prepared in mini buns w/ mayo, tomato, arugula and a speared pickle; looks good
  • Lamb Meatloaf Sandwich
    topped w/ homemade potato salad, chile mayo, greens & potato chips in the sandwich; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2205 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
  • Apple Crumb Donut
    homemade diced apple pie filling, topped w/ streusel crumbs; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1629 ratings
est. 1953; family-owned & operated bakery known for pastries, donuts, shakes & egg creams
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "Pig Out!"
  • Short Rib Hash
    sous vide (slow-cooked in vacuumed bag in low-heat water) short rib, cubed, pan-fried w/ potatoes, herbs; topped w/ paprika hollandaise & poached eggs; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
204 ratings
"butcher inspired American food" (from its website); off-beaten path & near scenic harbor
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Nutty"
  • Dark Chocolate Dixies
4.5 out of 5
40 ratings
SabaSee Saba Video ($$$)
(472 ratings)

5757 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 324-7770
  • Hummus & Pita
    pureed chickpeas w/ tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt & olive oil, topped w/ Aleppo pepper & parsley, served w/ house pita; "it's magical!" -Alex Guarnaschelli
4.5 out of 5
472 ratings
est. 2018; features platters of family-style Middle Eastern cuisine
  • Fried Pot Pie
    slow cooked chicken, tarragon buttermilk
  • Collard Green Melt
    slow-cooked collards, swiss cheese, pickled cherry pepper dressing, cole slaw, on rye bread; looks good
  • Tacos Inauthenticos (Hog's Head Tacos)
    hog's headcheese, jalapenos, shrettuce, sour cream, valentina, american cheese on Migdalia's handmade corn tortillas; "they're going to flock-o for this taco" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
828 ratings
est. 2016; sandwich shop known for inventive creations & cocktails w/ a twist of "fun"
Al Forno RestaurantSee Al Forno Restaurant Video ($$$)
(685 ratings)

577 S Water St Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760
  • Corn Grilled Pizza
    thin cruse w/ pomodoro, fresh herbs, 2 cheeses & spicy olive oil; looks good
  • Golden Delicious Apple Tart
  • Baked Pasta w/ Five Cheeses
    Pecorino Romano, Fontina, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, ricotta in tomato-cream sauce in pasta & baked; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
685 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); opened in 1980; dishes are re-crafted to reflect the products of New England's farms & waters cooked in wood-burning ovens & on grills over hardwood charcoal fires; opened for dinner only & closed on Sundays & Mondays
AOCSee AOC Video ($$$)
(2542 ratings)

8700 W 3rd St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 859-9859
  • Grilled Lamb Skewers
    skewered marinated cubed lamb, seared & topped w/ lamb sauce & salsa verde; check for availability; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2542 ratings
wine bar & restaurant founded by 3-time James Beard Award winning chef Suzanne Goin & James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Restaurateur of the Year 2018 Caroline Styne
Bakery La Brioche CafeSee Bakery La Brioche Cafe Video ($)
(44 ratings)

1073 Brighton Beach Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 934-0731
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sliced"
  • Smetannik (Sour Cream Cake)
    multi-layer cake; you can choose the size of your slice (pay by weight); looks good
4.0 out of 5
44 ratings
Beach BakerySee Beach Bakery Video ($$)
(186 ratings)

112 Main St Map It!
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
(631) 288-6552
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crunchy"
  • Peach Pie
4.0 out of 5
186 ratings
Bern's Steak HouseSee Bern's Steak House Video ($$$$)
(3528 ratings)

1208 S Howard Ave Map It!
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
  • 22 oz. Strip Sirloin
    aged for 5 weeks; looks good
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle
    peanut butter mouse and dark chocolate mouse layered in deep-dish oreo crust; looks good
  • Chocolate Macadamia Decadence Cake
    one of signature sample-sized dessert from the sampler platter "Taste of Bern's" (other sampler items include King Midas, Banana Cheese Pie, Chocolate Cheese Pie & Vanilla Cheesecake)
  • Steaks
4.0 out of 5
3528 ratings
extravagant interior (small statues embedded in walls); the largest restaurant wine collection in the world (over 500,000 bottles); "dessert room" on second floor
Caffe Dante ($$)
(654 ratings)

79-81 Macdougal St Map It!
New York, NY 10012
(212) 982-5275
  • Cannoli
4.0 out of 5
654 ratings
Craigie On Main [CLOSED]See Craigie On Main Video ($$$$)
(1330 ratings)

853 Main St Map It!
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-5511
  • Whole Roasted Chicken
    roasted three-day brined-then-bagged-in-chicken-fat chicken; spiced yogurt, broccoli rabe, green garbanzo hummus, raisin chermoula; looks good (drippingly delicious)
4.0 out of 5
1330 ratings
[CLOSED]; combines French-inspired "refined rusticity" with an unyielding passion for the best local, seasonal, and organic ingredients
Diane's Bakery Cafe ($$)
(179 ratings)

23 Bryant Ave Map It!
Roslyn, NY 11576
(516) 621-2522
  • Lemon Bar
    pressed dough & lemon curd; "so beautifully balanced" -Alex Guarnaschelli
4.0 out of 5
179 ratings
opened in 1982; small batch scratch-made cookies, pies, muffins & tarts; also features a panini cafe w/ salads, pasta & more
Domilise Po-Boys & BarSee Domilise Po-Boys & Bar Video ($$)
(653 ratings)

5240 Annunciation St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 899-9126
  • Shrimp Po' Boy
    fan favorite; suggested by Anthony Bourdain; winner of Best Sandwich (Gulf Coast); double-dredged fried gulf shrimp w/ hot sauce & shredded lettuce on sub roll
  • The Peacemaker Po' Boy
    po' boy sandwich w/ half shrimp & half oysters
4.0 out of 5
653 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); #91 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Domilise's vs. Parkway... Domilise's won (3-votes-to-2)
Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen [CLOSED] ($$)
(2176 ratings)

1317 14th St Map It!
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 595-4255
  • Sausage Tasting
    all 4 of their hand-cranked sausages served w/ mustard; includes smoked beef short rib kielbasa, plus 3 additional house-made varieties; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2176 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2010; "crafted, not cranked out" (from its website); sister restaurants include Rioja, Bistro Vendome, Stoic & Genuine, Ultreia
  • Pizza
    thin crust pizza; Thin crust; looks good
  • Original Tomato Pie
    crispy pizza w/ crushed Italian tomatoes, grated pecorino Romano & olive oil on house dough; coal-fired at 600 degrees; looks good
  • White Clam Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ fresh clams, grated cheese, olive oil, fresh garlic & oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3361 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Pizza); Tie for #73 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Pepe's vs. Sally's; est. 1925; Bill Clinton made his own pie here
Frontera GrillSee Frontera Grill Video ($$$)
(2565 ratings)

445 N Clark St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 661-1434
  • Carne Asada a la Oaxaquena
    rib steak; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2565 ratings
Alex Guarnaschelli (bio)   (63 restaurants)    
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