Justin Brunson (bio)

  (9 restaurants)    
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  • Oysters Rockefeller
    shucked oyster wrapped in sliced potato & fried; w/ parmesan leek emulsion, sauteed spinach & bacon; "everybody goes Oysters Rockefeller I've ever had" -Justin Brunson
4.5 out of 5
852 ratings
opened in 2007; offering seasonal, upscale American comfort food
Truffle Table ($$)
(258 ratings)

2556 15th St Map It!
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 455-9463
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On A Date"
  • All-You-Can-Eat Raclette
    Wednesday nights only; melty Alpine-style cheese smeared over cooked vegetables, sliced apples & gherkins w/ sliced baguette & salami rounds
4.5 out of 5
258 ratings
est. 2013; intimate eatery & bar featuring an extensive wine list, tapas & wine pairings, charcuterie & fine cheeses
Adelitas Cocina Y Cantina ($$)
(808 ratings)

1294 S Broadway Map It!
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 778-1294
  • Cielo Mar y Tierra Molcajete
    marinated steak, chicken & shrimp w/ spicy tomato sauce, cheddar cheese, green onions, nopales & panela cheese, w/ choice of flour or corn tortillas; looks good
4.0 out of 5
808 ratings
opened in 2013; "festive restaurant offering Mexican food w/ a Michoacán bent, craft cocktails & weekend brunch" (from its website)
  • "Never the Same" Wagyu Meatballs
    meatballs made from various deli scraps; topped w/ house ricotta & Parmesan cheese; "it was love at first bite" -Justin Brunson
4.0 out of 5
152 ratings
est. 2015; restaurant & wine bar tucked in the back of Moody’s Delicatessen; offering a full service dinner menu featuring wood-fired dishes & signature charcuterie
Cockscomb [CLOSED] ($$$)
(1271 ratings)

564 4th St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 974-0700
  • Pin Bone Steak
    28 day dry aged, served w/ bone marrow dip & seasonal vegetables; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1271 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2014; diverse menu pays homage to the city, known for fine meats & oyster bar
  • Sweet Cream Biscuits
    layered buttermilk biscuits served w/ butter, honey & jam; "crispy & crunchy & delicious!" -Justin Brunson
  • "The Whole Hog"
    brined & grilled pork loin chop, porchetta/porketta (rolled pork belly, sliced & pan-fried) & braised pork shoulder; "one of the best pork dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri
  • Beef Jerky
    looks good
  • Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
    brined in salt-water for 24 hrs, then another 24 hrs in buttermilk, coated in paper bag (shake-shake) & fried in beef & pork fat; served w/ mashed potatoes & gravy; looks good
  • Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
    w/ toasted pecan-bacon spoonbread & field greens dressed in maple syrup; looks good
  • Red Flannel Hash
    w/ corned beef, red beets, & a sunnyside-up egg
4.0 out of 5
1016 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 2007; "a made-from-scratch, farm-to-table experience" (from its website); Northwest style food w/ Southern influence; 2nd location inside PDX airport remains open
Sam Jones BBQ ($$)
(231 ratings)

715 W Fire Tower Rd Map It!
Winterville, NC 28590
(252) 689-6449
  • Whole Hog Pork Sandwich
    slow smoked (18-hrs) & chopped pork on a potato bun w/ slaw; looks good
4.0 out of 5
231 ratings
smokes whole hogs & other meat over real hickory wood; Other Recipes: Carolina BBQ Sauce | Caroline Smoked Pork
  • S'mores
    scratch-made marshmallows torched then dipped in Belgian milk or dark chocolate & sandwiched in handmade graham crackers
4.0 out of 5
223 ratings
opened in 2004; chocolate shop using quality ingredients w/ traditional flavors & techniques
  • Chongqing Chicken Wings
    extra large double-fried wings tossed in Asian pepper spice rub; topped w/ sesame seeds, scallions & cilantro
3.5 out of 5
2343 ratings
Chinese restaurant "known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes & its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients" (from its website); located in former Lung Shan Restaurant
Justin Brunson (bio)   (9 restaurants)