Duff Goldman (bio)

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Angelo BrocatoSee Angelo Brocato Video ($$)
(725 ratings)

214 N Carrollton Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 486-0078
  • Stracciatella Gelato
    scratch-made custard base aged 24-48 hrs to thicken, then slow spun; imported chocolate is poured in to instantly harden & disperse; means "scattered & tattered" in Italian
4.5 out of 5
725 ratings
est 1905; family-owned ice cream parlor known for gelato & Italian desserts
B & H DairySee B & H Dairy Video ($)
(549 ratings)

127 2nd Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10003
(212) 505-8065
  • Blueberry Blintzes
    blueberry preserves wrapped in crepe-like skin, shaped into a roll and pan-fried and topped w/ blueberry pie filling
4.5 out of 5
549 ratings
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Mess Hall"
  • "The Hawg Dawg"
    all beef bacon-wrapped hot dog, covered in pulled pork, slaw & bbq sauce, served w/ side of choice; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
41 ratings
old fashioned Southern comfort food, burger & barbecue spot
Charcoal StyleSee Charcoal Style Video ($)
(44 ratings)

10907 Pulaski Hwy Map It!
White Marsh, MD 21162
(410) 335-1286
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "Killer Combos"
  • Mega Threat Sub
    foot-long sub w/ 1.5-lb of pit beef, ham, turkey, sausage & American cheese; Duff recommends adding "Cannonball" sauce (spicy, tangy BBQ sauce); looks good
4.5 out of 5
44 ratings
roadside stand; next to a go-cart park
Charleston RestaurantSee Charleston Restaurant Video ($$$$)
(649 ratings)

1000 Lancaster St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 332-7373
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Appetizers"
  • Burgundy Snails
    snails imported from Burgundy; served on puff pastry
4.5 out of 5
649 ratings
Donut BarSee Donut Bar Video ($)
(5247 ratings)

631 B St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 255-6360
  • Big Poppa Tart Donut
    pop-tart stuffed into a donut, injected w/ filling, frosted & sprinkled; choice of blueberry, s'mores or strawberry; each weighs about 1-lb; Duff recommends strawberry
4.5 out of 5
5247 ratings
est. 2013
Elsie's Plate & Pie ($$)
(855 ratings)

3145 Government St Map It!
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 636-5157
  • Seafood Pot Pie
    crawfish, shrimp & crab in a roasted red pepper cream, baked w/ a flaky crust; "incredibly crispy, super flaky crust!" -Duff Goldman
4.5 out of 5
855 ratings
est. 2017; specializes in sweet & savory pies plus Southern comfort fare
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "Pig Out!"
  • Fried Ice Cream
    Duff recommends the "Original" (home made vanilla ice cream core, surrounded by chocolate cake shell, tipped in tempora battered, deep-fried, topped w/ caramel sauce & whipped cream; takes 4 days to make
4.5 out of 5
74 ratings
[CLOSED]; food truck; first company in U.S. to brand & specialize in deep-fried ice cream (from its website)
Howlin' Ray's ($$)
(7645 ratings)

727 N Broadway Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 935-8399
  • Hot Chicken
    whole Nashville hot chicken wings; served w/ pickles & bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
7645 ratings
est 2016; started as a food truck by Johnny Ray Zone; long lines
Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop ($$)
(3736 ratings)

820 Olowalu Village Rd Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 662-3600
  • Olowalu Lime Pie
    tart key lime pie w/ flakey crust; topped w/ whipped cream
4.5 out of 5
3736 ratings
counter-serve cafe featuring farm-fresh American eats & handmade baked goods
LUVI Restaurant ($$)
(220 ratings)

5236 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 605-3340
  • Lion's Head Soup
    crab & pork meatball in house bone broth; served w/ baby bok choy heart, carrot & rice; topped w/ flying fish caviar
4.5 out of 5
220 ratings
est. 2018; homestyle Chinese & modern Japanese cuisines w/ a twist
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(275 ratings)

8634 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-9736
  • "The Schmitter"
    sliced beef w/ extra cheese, fried onions, tomato, grilled salami & "schmitter sauce" on a flash-broiled Kaiser roll; "better than a [Philly] cheesesteak" -Duff Goldman; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
275 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
Animal ($$$)
(3432 ratings)

435 N Fairfax Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 782-9225
  • Pig Tails
    brined, cut up, deep-fried and tossed in hot sauce; "it's the chicken wing of the pig"-Michael Symon
  • Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar
4.0 out of 5
3432 ratings
opened in 2008; accolades include Food & Wine Best New Chefs of 2009, two James Beard nominations, Rising Star Chefs by Star Chefs and Wine List of the Year by GQ Magazine
Blue Moon CafeSee Blue Moon Cafe Video ($$)
(2531 ratings)

1621 Aliceanna St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 522-3940
  • Captain Crunch French Toast
    french toast coated w/ crushed captain crunch; topped w/ whipped cream, fresh fruit and more captain crunch; looks good
  • Savory Meat Roll
    cross between a cinnamon roll and a Stromboli; sausage, cheese, homemade pesto rolled in biscuit dough; topped w/ sauteed veggies and hash browns on side; looks good
  • Sweet Baby Jesus w/ Scrapple
    hash browns, crab, tomatoes, cheese, eggs, Hollandaise sauce; w/ side of scrapple; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2531 ratings
opened in 1996; feel-like-home atmosphere w/ bright & funky decor; in historic Fells Point
Chez Jay ($$)
(592 ratings)

1657 Ocean Ave Map It!
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-1741
  • Butter Steak
    10-oz of grilled NY strip topped w/ house butter herb sauce, served w/ asparagus & scalloped potatoes; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
592 ratings
est. 1959; historical landmark known for steaks & seafood
Coolhaus Shop [CLOSED] ($)
(1037 ratings)

8588 Washington Blvd Map It!
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 838-5559
  • Two Story Sammie
    2-layered ice cream sandwich w/ crushed malt balls & shoe-string french fries ice cream; "the club sandwich of ice cream sandwiches" -Duff Goldman
4.0 out of 5
1037 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2009; "architecturally-inspired gourmet ice cream"
Daily Pie Cafe [CLOSED]See Daily Pie Cafe Video ($$)
(12 ratings)

Hwy 60 Map It!
Pie Town, NM 87827
(505) 772-2700
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Road Trip"
  • New Mexican Apple Pie
    apple pie with pine nuts & hot green chili; "worth the drive"-Duff Goldman
4.0 out of 5
12 ratings
[CLOSED]; rating from; middle of desert
Dorothy's Homemade Tamales [CLOSED]See Dorothy's Homemade Tamales Video ($)
(32 ratings)

123 Frontage Rd Map It!
Fairplay, CO 80440
(719) 836-9120
  • Chicken Tamales
4.0 out of 5
32 ratings
Edmart Delicatessen [CLOSED]See Edmart Delicatessen Video ($$)
(78 ratings)

1427 Reisterstown Rd Map It!
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 486-5558
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "At a Deli"
  • Brisket
    add tiger sauce
4.0 out of 5
78 ratings
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
    award-winning dish; large lump crab meat, crushed saltine crackers, mayonnaise, egg, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce & Tabasco, served w/ lemon & tartar sauce; looks good
  • Raw Oysters
4.0 out of 5
1300 ratings
#7 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 1886; "Baltimore's Best Crab Cake" (from its website); family run restaurant specializing in fresh, local seafood; parts of movie "Sleepless in Seattle" & TV program "Homicide" were filmed here
Farm Cafe [CLOSED]See Farm Cafe Video ($$)
(630 ratings)

10 SE 7th Ave Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 736-3276
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Burgers"
  • Farmhouse Veggie Burger
    burger: eggplant, cheddar cheese, bread crumbs, green onions, parsley, garlic, black pepper; topped w/ carmelized onions, roasted red peppers, spicy brown mustard, baby greens on an artisan-style bun
4.0 out of 5
630 ratings
Fentons CreamerySee Fentons Creamery Video ($$)
(5171 ratings)

4226 Piedmont Ave Map It!
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 658-7000
  • Banana Special
    banana split (large one); banana split; unanimous #1 pick for Top 5 Restaurants-Best Dessert; huge scoops, of vanilla, chocolate & strawberry ice cream cradled by a whole ripe banana, bathed in pineapple, strawberry & chocolate fudge; topped off w/ almonds, whipped cream & cherry
  • Cookie Connection
    warm chocolate chip cookie under scoops of Cookies n' Cream & cookie dough ice cream topped w/ hot fudge, marshmallow topping, whipped cream, crushed Oreos & a cherry
4.0 out of 5
5171 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); #4 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); founded in 1894 starting as delivering milk by horse-drawn wagon; ice cream made by hand
  • Chocolate Ice Cream Soda
  • Egyptienne Egg Shake
  • Franklin Mint Sundae
  • Mt. Vesuvius
    mountain of chocolate or vanilla ice cream with chocolate brownie pieces, topped with hot fudge and malt powder
  • Stock Market Crunch
4.0 out of 5
2216 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); opened in 2004; ice cream parlor; vintage furniture & equipment and being in a time-warp
Gertrude's ($$)
(455 ratings)

10 Art Museum Dr Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 889-3399
  • Chincoteague Single-Fry Oysters
    cornmeal-crusted & lightly fried, remoulade, rosemary red potatoes, apple-fennel slaw
4.0 out of 5
455 ratings
located in the Baltimore Museum of Art; serves local farm-to-table Chesapeake inspired new American cuisine
ink.well [CLOSED] ($$$)
(126 ratings)

826 N La Cienega Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 358-9058
  • Dry Aged Beef Burger
    w/ beef bacon, burger sauce, cheese sauce
4.0 out of 5
126 ratings
Duff Goldman (bio)   (67 restaurants)    
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