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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
830 ratings
southern food; trivia: bobwhite is a quail
Bohemian House [CLOSED]See Bohemian House Video ($$$)
(768 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
768 ratings
[CLOSED]; 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
Boka ($$$)
(1500 ratings)

1729 N Halsted St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 337-6070
www.bokachicago.com
  • Roasted Chicken
    roasted after skin is piped w/ house made chicken sausage; served w/ seasonal ingredients; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1500 ratings
opened in 2003; award-winning American fine dining in themed atmospheric rooms
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • Red Velvet Cupcake Truffle
    chocolate filled w/ condensed red velvet cake; looks good
4.5 out of 5
72 ratings
formerly Grandma Campbell’s Cupcakes stand at Westside Market...now a storefront
Danny's DeliSee Danny's Deli Video ($)
(63 ratings)

1658 St Clair Ave NE Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 696-1761
www.dannysdeli.net/clevel...
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Cleveland"
  • Corned Beef Hash
    served w/ two eggs & toast; homemade award-winning corned beef; Jeff also got a side of home fries
4.5 out of 5
63 ratings
est. 1978; breakfast & lunch only
Dough [CLOSED] ($)
(1714 ratings)

448 Franklin Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(347) 533-7544
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "New York"
  • Cafe Au Lait Donut
    glazed w/ caramel & coffee; topped w/ streusel (crumb topping of butter, flour & sugar); looks good
4.5 out of 5
1714 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2010
Dutch Eating Place ($)
(789 ratings)

1136 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
789 ratings
at Reading Terminal Market; offers traditional Pennsylvania Dutch-style (Amish) food; servers are dressed in traditional Amish clothing (bonnet, etc)
Five Daughters Bakery ($$)
(915 ratings)

1110 Caruthers Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 490-6554
fivedaughtersbakery.com
  • Vanilla Cream 100 Layer Doughnut
    takes up to 3 days to prepare; filled & topped w/ house vanilla cream & dusted w/ powdered sugar; "buttery, sweet, flaky" -Jeff Mauro
4.5 out of 5
915 ratings
est. 2015; family owned bakery w/ 4 TN locations & 2 GA locations
Gooey Looie's ($)
(243 ratings)

231 McClellan St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 334-7668
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Cheesesteak
    over-sized (over 1.5 lbs)...thin slices of rib eye chopped on flattop & topped w/ 5 slices of cheese; Jeff got w/ Provolone cheese & peppers; looks good
4.5 out of 5
243 ratings
deli, market & sandwiches; sandwiches tend to be over-sized (that's good!)
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On Wheels"
  • Angry Lobster Sandwich
    Maine lobster, butter, special seasoning, hot giardiniera & spicy mayo on a toasted bun; "so buttery & lovely & luscious" -Jeff Mauro
4.5 out of 5
190 ratings
est. 2015; food truck specializing in dishes featuring Maine lobster; known for lobster rolls & grilled cheese
Mama Toscano's RavioliSee Mama Toscano's Ravioli Video ($)
(120 ratings)

2201 Macklind Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-2926
www.mamatoscano.com
  • 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
not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
Mario's Italian Lemonade ($)
(610 ratings)

1068 W Taylor St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
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
610 ratings
est. 1954; large lemonade stand; seasonal
New Rebozo ($$)
(607 ratings)

1116 Madison St Map It!
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 445-0370
www.newrebozos.com
  • Fiesta Mole
    6 chicken enchiladas w/ 6 different moles; Jeff loves white chocolate & pistachio poblano; served w/ rice & beans
4.5 out of 5
607 ratings
opened in 1991; Mexican cantina known for 25 moles; serving innovative dishes w/ traditional roots
Papa Cristo'sSee Papa Cristo's Video ($$)
(2017 ratings)

2771 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 737-2970
www.papacristos.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Kreatopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spiced ground beef & caramelized onions
  • Spanakopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spinach, feta cheese, onions, egg & seasoning; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2017 ratings
since 1948; Greek grocery store & restaurant
Porto's BakerySee Porto's Bakery Video ($)
(10145 ratings)

3614 West Magnolia Blvd Map It!
Burbank, CA 91505
(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
10145 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
Tempesta Market ($$)
(220 ratings)

1372 W Grand Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 929-2551
tempestamarket.com
  • "The Dante" Sandwich
    hot soppressata, mortadella, finnochinoa, hot coppa, porchetta, provolone, giardiniera, 'nduja aioli, lettuce & tomato on a baguette; "mind blown so hard!...new frontier of sandwiches!" -Jeff Mauro
4.5 out of 5
220 ratings
est. 2017; "family-owned Chicago marketplace rooted in an immersive Italian legacy of making unapologetically authentic & inspired foods" (from its website)
Zelda's Corner Deli [CLOSED] ($)
(516 ratings)

9 Westminster Ave Map It!
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 314-6458
zeldascorner.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Mini Donuts
    made fresh sprinkled w/ cinnamon sugar; looks good
4.5 out of 5
516 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 1999; started as a handcart business, now a storefront by the beach
ABC Tavern ($)
(124 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
124 ratings
gourmet bar food; across street from Westside Market; "some of the best bar food I've ever had"-Jeff Mauro
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
594 ratings
Irish pub
Ann Sather RestaurantSee Ann Sather Restaurant Video ($$)
(912 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
912 ratings
Swedish cuisine & catering; multiple locations in Chicago; Other Recipes: Swedish Meatballs
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
4011 ratings
take-out only; multiple locations w/in NYC
  • Pepperoni Panzerotti
    house dough, red sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella; folded, sealed & baked (fried on request); "everything that you ever craved in a pizza x10!" -Jeff Mauro
4.0 out of 5
139 ratings
est. 1963; family owned & operated pizzeria known for home-style food, alongside sister deli next door
Caffe Paradiso ($$)
(261 ratings)

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

4914 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
301 ratings
neighborhood breakfast spot
Delia's Kitchen ($$)
(452 ratings)

1034 W Lake St Map It!
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 358-1300
deliaskitchen.net
  • Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
    fresh blueberries in the batter, lemon ricotta on top & blueberry compote; "best thing I ever ate...breakfast-style" -Jeff Mauro; looks good
4.0 out of 5
452 ratings
cafe serving homestyle breakfasts & lunches w/ gluten-free & vegetarian options
Jeff Mauro (bio)   (49 restaurants)    
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