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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "New York"
  • Fried Chicken
    free-range chicken brined in sweet tea; dredged in milk, flour & spices; deep fried in pressure fryer; comes w/ biscuit & salad greens; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro; looks good
4.5 out of 5
629 ratings
southern food; trivia: bobwhite is a quail
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Bohemian House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bohemian HouseSee Bohemian House Video
(733 ratings)

11 W Illinois St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 955-0439
www.bohochicago.com
  • Open-Faced Schnitzel Sandwich
    rye bread, horseradish cream, sauerkraut, house mustard dill, Emmentaler Swiss cheese & fried egg; looks good
4.5 out of 5
733 ratings
serving Bohemian-inspired fare w/ influences from the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria in exposed brick walls & wood timber, eclectic decor, warm earth tones & soft lighting set the backdrop for a comfortable & sociable dining experience
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • Red Velvet Cupcake Truffle
    chocolate filled w/ condensed red velvet cake; looks good
4.5 out of 5
64 ratings
formerly Grandma Campbell’s Cupcakes stand at Westside Market...now a storefront
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Danny's Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Danny's DeliSee Danny's Deli Video
(41 ratings)

1658 St. Clair Ave NE Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 696-1761
www.dannysdeli.net/clevel...
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • Corned Beef Hash
    served w/ two eggs & toast; homemade award-winning corned beef; Jeff also got a side of home fries
4.5 out of 5
41 ratings
est. 1978; breakfast & lunch only
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Dough: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dough
(1615 ratings)

305 Franklin Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(347) 533-7544
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "New York"
  • Cafe Au Lait Donut
    glazed w/ caramel & coffee; topped w/ streusel (crumb topping of butter, flour & sugar); looks good
4.5 out of 5
1615 ratings
opened in 2010
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Dutch Eating Place: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dutch Eating Place
(584 ratings)

1200 Arch St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 922-0425
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Apple Dumpling
    topped w/ choice of heavy cream or whipped cream; served hot; looks good
4.5 out of 5
584 ratings
at Reading Terminal Market; offers traditional Pennsylvania Dutch-style (Amish) food; servers are dressed in traditional Amish clothing (bonnet, etc)
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Gooey Looie's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Gooey Looie's
(184 ratings)

231 McClellan St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 334-7668
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Cheesesteak
    over-sized (over 1.5 lbs)...thin slices of rib eye chopped on flattop & topped w/ 5 slices of cheese; Jeff got w/ Provolone cheese & peppers; looks good
4.5 out of 5
184 ratings
deli, market & sandwiches; sandwiches tend to be over-sized (that's good!)
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  • 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
54 ratings
not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Chicago"
  • Cantaloupe Lemonade Ice
    Italian ice w/ small chunks of cantaloupe; looks good
4.5 out of 5
511 ratings
est. 1954; large lemonade stand; seasonal
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Papa Cristo's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Papa Cristo'sSee Papa Cristo's Video
(1701 ratings)

2771 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 737-2970
www.papacristos.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Kreatopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spiced ground beef & caramelized onions
  • Spanakopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spinach, feta cheese, onions, egg & seasoning; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1701 ratings
since 1948; Greek grocery store & restaurant
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Porto's Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Porto's BakerySee Porto's Bakery Video
(7294 ratings)

3614 W Magnolia Blvd Map It!
Burbank, CA 91504
(818) 846-9100
www.portosbakery.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Chorizo & Egg Omelette Sandwich
    chorizo, eggs, cheese, mayo & mustard mix on homemade Cuban bread
  • Potato Ball
    mashed potato ball stuffed w/ spiced ground beef & deep-fried; looks good
4.5 out of 5
7294 ratings
since 1960; immigrants from Cuba who started by selling homemade cakes to friends & neighbors that eventually grew to the current 2,000-sq ft facility in Burbank; two other available locations
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Zelda's Corner Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zelda's Corner Deli
(382 ratings)

9 Westminster Ave Map It!
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 314-6458
zeldascorner.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Mini Donuts
    made fresh sprinkled w/ cinnamon sugar; looks good
4.5 out of 5
382 ratings
since 1999; started as a handcart business, now a storefront by the beach
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ABC Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ABC Tavern
(108 ratings)

1872 W 25th St Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 861-3857
www.abcthetavern.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • House Cured Pork Belly BLT
    house cured pork belly bacon, lettuce, tomato, dill mayo on Italian bread; served w/ hand-cut fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
108 ratings
gourmet bar food; across street from Westside Market; "some of the best bar food I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Fish & Chips
    fried cod (1 large piece); fried in beef tallow (beef fat); looks good
4.0 out of 5
503 ratings
Irish pub
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Ann Sather Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ann Sather RestaurantSee Ann Sather Restaurant Video
(693 ratings)

909 W Belmont Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 348-2378
annsather.com
  • French Toast Fantasy
    use sliced pecan rolls as "toast"; topped w/ toasted oats, fruit & powder sugar; looks good
  • Pecan Rolls
    small plate-sized; looks good
  • Cinnamon Rolls
    plate-sized
4.0 out of 5
693 ratings
Swedish cuisine & catering; multiple locations in Chicago; Other Recipes: Swedish Meatballs
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "New York"
  • Artichoke Pizza
    signature pizza; thin crust; white sauce, pecorino romano cheese, mozzarella & artichoke; slices almost plate-sized; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3570 ratings
take-out only; multiple locations w/in NYC
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Caffe Paradiso: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Caffe Paradiso
(177 ratings)

255 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-1768
caffeparadiso.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Boston"
  • Cannoli
    awarded best cannoli (Best on Boston - 2012); looks good
4.0 out of 5
177 ratings
opened in 1962; family-run establishment
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Cedar Park Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cedar Park CafeSee Cedar Park Cafe Video
(247 ratings)

4912 Baltimore Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215) 727-1144
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Scrapple, Egg & Cheese Sandwich
    scrapple is sliced & fried on flattop
4.0 out of 5
247 ratings
neighborhood breakfast spot
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • Pizza Bagel
    soft bagel rolls topped w/ pizza sauce & a blend of mozzarella & provolone cheese then baked
4.0 out of 5
8 ratings
food stand at Westside Market since 1980
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Fulton Brewery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fulton Brewery
(142 ratings)

414 6th Ave N Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 333-3208
fultonbeer.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Beer
    Jeff tried these samples: Lonely Blonde, Ringer American Pale Ale, Sweet Child of Vine Ipa, Worthy Adversary Russian Imperial Stout
4.0 out of 5
142 ratings
free beer samplings; free tour available
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  • Macadamia Turtle Pie
    1-foot tall pie w/ macadamia nut-wafer crust layered w/ vanilla ice cream, more macadamia nut mix, caramel-chocolate sauce, more ice cream & topped w/ whole macadamia nuts
  • Meaning of Life (Cake)
    5-layer cake w/ chocolate mousse, bananas, raspberries, whipped cream; each slice is approx. 6-lbs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1596 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); autographed photographs of athletes, politicians, movie stars, rock stars, entertainers on walls
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Honey 1 BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Honey 1 BBQ
(53 ratings)

746 E 43rd St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 285-9455
www.honey1bbq.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Chicago"
  • Rib Tip
    little nugget of smoky rib meat; served w/ fries & bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
53 ratings
aquarium-style glassed-in smoker & smoked in hickory wood; slow smoked; moved from original airing location (2241 N Western Ave)
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Maria's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Maria's CafeSee Maria's Cafe Video
(165 ratings)

1113 E Franklin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 870-9842
www.mariascafe.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Cachapas Venezolanas (Corn Pancakes)
    signature dish; add Cotija cheese...do not add syrup!
4.0 out of 5
165 ratings
est. 1993; in Ancient Traders Market; fusion of North & South American cuisines
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As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Boston"
  • #2 Breakfast Special
    3 eggs, home fries, cream of wheat sprinkled w/ cinnamon, homemade Portuguese sweet bread w/ homemade jam (made from grapes from their own yard), coffee & orange juice; "best cream of wheat I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro
4.0 out of 5
720 ratings
opened in 1983; Portuguese and American cuisine; outdoor seating under grapevines; huge portions (good!)
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Palookaville Chili: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Palookaville Chili (CLOSED)
(30 ratings)

3900 Lorain Ave Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 961-4810
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • Chicken Verde Chili
    Jeff got it on macaroni w/ "the works" (sour cream, onions, jalapenos, cheddar cheese); looks good
4.0 out of 5
30 ratings
CLOSED; serves lunch only
Jeff Mauro (bio)   (36 restaurants)    
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