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Richard Blais (bio)

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Delores [CLOSED] ($$)
(62 ratings)

1401 SE Morrison St Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 231-3609
  • Potato Cheese Pierogies
    Yukon gold potato dumplings w/ caramelized onion, smoked bacon & sour cream; "like your favorite baked potato wrapped up inside of itself" -Richard Blais
4.5 out of 5
62 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2018; Polish-inspired menu plus wine list & cocktails
Hattie B's ChickenSee Hattie B's Chicken Video ($$)
(6556 ratings)

112 19th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 678-4794
www.hattieb.com
  • Berry Cobbler
    seasonal
  • Hot Fried Chicken
    double-dipped batter & deep-fried in soy bean oil; offered in 5 degrees of spiciness (mild, medium, hot, "Damn Hot!" & "Shut the Cluck Up!"); looks good
4.5 out of 5
6556 ratings
2 locations in Nashville
Julian Pie CompanySee Julian Pie Company Video ($)
(1278 ratings)

2225 Main St Map It!
Julian, CA 92036
(760) 765-2449
www.julianpie.com
  • Apple Pie w/ Cheese
    cheddar melted on top of slice of apple pie; served w/ side of vanilla ice cream
4.5 out of 5
1278 ratings
make 2000 pies/day; purchased apple farm in 1989 to supply apples to pie shop
Bazaar [CLOSED] ($$$$)
(3848 ratings)

465 South La Cienega Blvd Map It!
Beverly Hills, CA 90048
(310) 246-5555
  • Philly Cheese Steak
    not your traditional philly cheese steak...bite-sized "air bread" filled w/ cheddar mousse, onion puree and topped w/ thinly sliced Wagyu beef
  • Nitro Coconut Floating Island
    coconut cream, caramelized sliced bananas, passion fruit gelee, coffee syrup, vanilla syrup, banana pastry cream, toasted coconut
4.0 out of 5
3848 ratings
[CLOSED]; #2 (America's Best: American Classics); many awards and recognitions including Restaurant of the Year (Esquire - 2009); one of José Andrés's restaurant (José was named Outstanding Chef of the Year at the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards); European-inspired "indoor piazza" décor
Carnitas Snack ShackSee Carnitas Snack Shack Video ($$)
(797 ratings)

1004 N Harbor Dr Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 696-7675
carnitassnackshack.com
  • Carnitas Tacos
    pork carnitas/ standard accompaniments in corn tortilla
4.0 out of 5
797 ratings
opened in 2011; serving slow food-inspired, pork-centric American cuisine, snacks & locally sourced craft beers; moved from airing location (2632 University Ave)
Franks 'N' Dawgs [CLOSED] ($$)
(662 ratings)

1863 N Clybourn Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 281-5187
  • The Tur-Doggin
    turkey & date sausage topped w/ duck confit served on a lobster roll; twist of the turducken
4.0 out of 5
662 ratings
[CLOSED]
Keens SteakhouseSee Keens Steakhouse Video ($$$$)
(2887 ratings)

72 W 36th St Map It!
New York, NY 10018
(212) 947-3636
www.keens.com
  • Steak
    dry-aged for 3-4 weeks, thick-cut; looks good
  • Legendary Mutton Chop
    dry aged up to 1 week, served w/ jus, mint jelly & sauteed escarole; "now I'm hungry" -Richard Blais; large lamb chop
  • Prime Rib
    "King's cut" (huge...32-oz); looks good!
4.0 out of 5
2887 ratings
#3 (America's Best: American Classics); est. 1885; award-winning giant steaks & signature meats; owns the largest collection of churchwarden pipes in the world (many line the ceiling); historic photos/posters hung wall-to-wall; over 300 single-malts scotches available
Morning Glory ($$)
(2650 ratings)

550 W Date St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 629-0302
morningglorybreakfast.com
  • SoufflĂ© Pancakes
    made to order; buttermilk batter griddled in sugared molds, served w/ butter, uncut pure maple syrup, whipped cream & powdered sugar; "have you ever eaten a cloud?!" -Richard Blais
4.0 out of 5
2650 ratings
est. 2019; global breakfast & brunch spot
Playa ProvisionsSee Playa Provisions Video ($$)
(1452 ratings)

119 Culver Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90293
(310) 683-5019
www.playaprovisions.com
  • Waffle Taco
    ice cream cone shaped as a taco shell stuffed w/ vanilla custard mix of chocolate cake & sprinkles, dipped in chocolate ganache & topped w/ more sprinkles
4.0 out of 5
1452 ratings
gastro-pub owned/operated by former Top Chef alum Brooke Williamson & husband Nick Roberts
Sublime Doughnuts ($)
(1277 ratings)

535 10th St NW Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 897-1801
www.sublimedoughnuts.com
  • Oreo Ice Cream "Burger"
    Oreo ice cream sandwich w/ doughnuts as buns w/ top bun crusted w/ more Oreos & frosting
4.0 out of 5
1277 ratings
since 2008
Du's Donuts & Coffee [CLOSED] ($$)
(158 ratings)

107 N 12th St Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 215-8770
  • Brown Butter Key Lime Donut
    w/ brown butter glaze, brown butter solids & key lime icing; looks good
3.5 out of 5
158 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2017; New England-style cake donuts & crullers w/ creative & classic flavors, plus coffee selection
La Latina ($)
(389 ratings)

3509 NE 2nd Ave Map It!
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 571-9655
www.lalatinamiami.com
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "O.M.G. Food!"
  • Pork & Cheese Arepas
    pocket bun stuffed w/ shredded pork & Guyanese cheese
3.5 out of 5
389 ratings
serving traditional Venezuelan food in colorful, fun atmosphere w/o pretension
Little Bread [CLOSED] ($$)
(139 ratings)

541 SW 12th Ave Map It!
Miami, FL 33130
(786) 420-2672
  • Cuban Sandwich
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
139 ratings
[CLOSED]
Zazu Kitchen & Farm [CLOSED]See Zazu Kitchen & Farm Video ($$)
(506 ratings)

6770 McKinley St Map It!
Sebastopol, CA 95472
(707) 523-4814
  • "Bacon-in-the-Batter" Waffle
    signature dish; Cochon award-winning; topped w/ espresso gelato & bacon bits
  • Black Pig Bacon
    dry-cured for 21-days & applewood-smoked for 16 hrs; "parliament funkadelic"-Mario Batali
  • King+Queen of Pork
    bacon-in-the-batter waffle, bacon toffee + espresso gelato
  • Porcini Noodle "Stroganoff"
    vegetarian dish; Sebastopol mushrooms + arugula, redwood hill goat cheese; "rock-star dish" -Guy Fieri
  • Bacon Caramel Popcorn
    apple-wood smoked bacon rendered to form "bacon salt" (bacon bits), mixed w/ caramel & popcorn
3.0 out of 5
506 ratings
[CLOSED]; roadside restaurant; farm-to-table growing much of their own produce; proclaimed as "pig paradise" by Food & Wine magazine; won Aspen Grand Cochon "Prince of Porc" award (2011); moved to new location...formerly a roadside restaurant located at 3535 Guerneville Rd in Santa Rosa
Richard Blais (bio)   (14 restaurants)