Sunny Anderson (bio)

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Ka'aloa's Super J's Authentic HawaiianKa'aloa's Super J's Authentic Hawaiian
83-5409 Mamalahoa Hwy Map It!
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 328-9566
  • Lau Lau
    slow cooked pork in taro leaves; looks good
5.0 out of 5
490 ratings
family cooking; like at someone's home
Ample Hills CreameryAmple Hills Creamery
623 Vanderbilt Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 240-3926
  • "It Came From Gowanus" Ice Cream
    chocolate ice cream w/ salted chocolate w/ chunks of hazelnut crack cookies & brownies; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1165 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); opened in 2011; flavors vary daily (need to call to see what is available); multiple locations
Bern's Steak HouseBern's Steak House
1208 S Howard Ave Map It!
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
  • 22 oz. Strip Sirloin
    aged for 5 weeks; looks good
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle
    peanut butter mouse and dark chocolate mouse layered in deep-dish oreo crust; looks good
  • Chocolate Macadamia Decadence Cake
    one of signature sample-sized dessert from the sampler platter "Taste of Bern's" (other sampler items include King Midas, Banana Cheese Pie, Chocolate Cheese Pie & Vanilla Cheesecake)
  • Steaks
4.5 out of 5
1899 ratings
extravagant interior (small statues embedded in walls); the largest restaurant wine collection in the world (over 500,000 bottles); "dessert room" on second floor
Bully's RestaurantBully's Restaurant
3118 Livingston Rd Map It!
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 362-0484
  • Beef & Pork Rib Combo
    ribs marinated up to 3 days; smoked in hickory & cherry wood for 6-8 hrs; fall-off-the-bone; side of collard greens; looks good
4.5 out of 5
95 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Soul Food)
Carnitas Uruapan RestaurantCarnitas Uruapan Restaurant
1725 W 18th St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-2654
  • Carnitas Tacos
    pork carnitas ordered by the pound & taco w/ soft corn tortilla assembled at the table; come w/ sides of jalapeno peppers, smoky chipotle salsa & traditional tomato-jalapeno salsa; looks good
4.5 out of 5
222 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 1975; family owned & operated
Charlie Gitto'sCharlie Gitto's
5226 Shaw Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-8898
  • Toasted Ravioli
    handmade meat-filled ravioli, breaded, deep-fried & served w/ house made Pomodoro sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
389 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Food); opened in 1981; landmark for fine Italian dining
1530 Pike Pl Map It!
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 282-4422
  • Quadruple Chocolate Cheesecake
    dark chocolate blended right into batter w/ chunks of milk, white & an extra-dark chocolate added to the center for an extra chocolaty surprise; finished w/ a thick chocolate crust
4.5 out of 5
402 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chocolate); "boutique bakery, offering exquisite, sinfully dense, baked cheesecakes and cheesecake truffles, made with Guittard chocolate and a hint of passion" (from its website); located in Pikes Place
Graeters Ice CreamGraeters Ice Cream
2704 Erie Ave Map It!
Cincinnati, OH 45208
(513) 321-6221
  • Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
    all-time best-selling flavor; an absolute "must-try" for anyone new to Graeter's; looks good
4.5 out of 5
109 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); since 1868; made w/ 18% butter-fat cream in old-fashioned French pot freezers (where air is not whipped in); multiple locations
Helen's Bar B QHelen's Bar B Q
1016 N Washington Ave Map It!
Brownsville, TN 38012
(731) 779-3255
  • Rib Sandwich
    four 6-hr smoked pork ribs, sauced & topped w/ coleslaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
40 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); little shack-restaurant w/ female pit master
Home GrownHome Grown
968 Memorial Dr SE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 222-0455
  • Grant's Stack Sandwich
    homemade pimento w/ fried green tomatoes & bacon on grilled Texas Toast; looks good
4.5 out of 5
939 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Food); neighborhood favorite offering creative & delicious breakfast options & a hearty brunch menu on the weekend; serve only breakfast & lunch
Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-QueJoe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
3002 W 47th Ave Map It!
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 722-3366
  • BBQ
  • Z-Man Sandwich
    slow-smoked beef brisket, smoked provolone cheese topped w/ 2 onion rings on a toasted Kaiser bun; "my favorite BBQ sandwich anywhere in the world"-Danielle Dimovski; looks good
  • Beef Brisket
    top-seller; looks good
  • Burnt Ends
    "one of the best BBQs I've come across"; looks good; only served 3 days/week (check website menu)
  • Ribs
4.5 out of 5
2703 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); opened in 1996 after multiple competition awards & catering jobs; in gas station w/ liquor store next door; voted best BBQ by readers of USA TODAY & 10Best (from its website); long lines; also known as Oklahoma Joe's BBQ
51 N 12th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(267) 639-3309
  • Valley Thunder Grilled Cheese
    grilled cheese sandwich w/ mac & 5-cheeses (cheddar, provolone, Melter Skelter, Tewksbury & Valley Thunder), sliced braised beef & more Valley Thunder & provolone cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
242 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); specialize in grilled cheese sandwiches using Valley Shepherd Cheeses
Pappas Bros SteakhousePappas Bros Steakhouse
5839 Westheimer Rd Map It!
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 780-7352
  • Bone-In New York Strip Steak
    32 oz - for two - carved table side, limited availability; dry-aged; looks good
4.5 out of 5
780 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Steak); opened in 1976
Pappy's SmokehousePappy's Smokehouse
3106 Olive St Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 535-4340
  • Big Ben (BBQ)
    6-lbs total: full slab of ribs, beef brisket sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, quarter chicken, fries and sides; looks good; 6-lbs total: full slab of Ribs, a Beef Brisket and a Pork sandwich, 1/4 Chicken and 4 sides; looks good
  • BBQ
    brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey
  • Frito Pie
    Fritos topped with your choice of meat, baked beans, cheddar cheese and onion
  • Sweet Potato Fries
    "off-the-chart amazing!"-Danielle Dimovski
  • Ribs
    house specialty; baby back ribs dry-rubbed & slow smoked over apple & cherry wood; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2884 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); #48 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 2008; "voted #1 in city"; close when they sell out; cooked in floor-to-ceiling smoker "Walter" ("you're really not a true redneck unless you name your smoker"); created new menu item "Adam" Bomb (for Adam Richman) - A Big Ben with a Hot Link Frito Pie
Sid's DinerSid's Diner
300 S Choctaw Ave Map It!
El Reno, OK 73036
(405) 262-7757
  • Coney Island Dog
    all-beef hot dog w/ chili & slaw
  • Fried Onion Burger
    local specialty: carmelized onions cooked right into beef; 8-inch diameter
4.5 out of 5
121 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Burgers); cozy diner décor off of Route 66
Swag Country InnSwag Country Inn
2300 Swag Rd Map It!
Waynesville, NC 28785
(828) 926-0430
  • Banana Pudding Pie
    call restaurant for availability (dessert menu changes)
4.5 out of 5
14 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Romantic Foods); rating might be for hotel; mountaintop resort w/ incomparable Smoky Mountain views, an award-winning restaurant, pampering accommodations, world-class hiking trails, & warm hospitality; open seasonal
Valerie ConfectionsValerie Confections
3360 W 1st St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(213) 739-8149
  • Rose Petal Petits Fours
    tiny layered cake dipped in white chocolate and topped w/ candied rose petal; each cake layer separated by rose petal ganache; can be shipped; looks good
4.5 out of 5
125 ratings
est. 2004; artisan confectioner
Veracruz All NaturalVeracruz All Natural
1108 E 6th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 981-1760
  • Migas Breakfast Taco
    corn tortilla taco w/ eggs, tortilla chips, avocado, pico de gallo & cheese
4.5 out of 5
528 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 2008; taco truck; multiple locations; featured by Rachael Ray, Rolling Stone & Austin Eater
Wafels & DingesWafels & Dinges
New York, NY 10011
(866) 429-7329
  • WMD (Wafel of Massive Deliciousness)
    unlimited dinges (toppings); Sunny gets chocolate syrup, Dulce de Leche, strawberry slices, whipped cream and chopped walnuts; looks good; dinges for Throwdown had spekuloos spread & whipped cream on liege wafel
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Wafel
    Belgian waffle topped with BBQ sauce, pulled barbecue pork, coleslaw, coolickle (Kool Aid marinated pickles); to eat, fold in half to make a sandwich
4.5 out of 5
1492 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; yellow food truck serving "good things Belgian"; location varies daily...check website to find location
Yardbird Southern Table & BarYardbird Southern Table & Bar
1600 Lenox Ave Map It!
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-5220
  • Bacon Butterscotch Cake
    4-layered cake w/ bacon frosting, butterscotch sauce, toasted pecan bourbon ice cream; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3619 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bacon Bites); James Beard Award winner (Best New Restaurant-2012)
Bacchanal BuffetBacchanal Buffet
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7928
  • Roast Suckling Pig
    Asian-influence spiced, dried for 24 hrs, coated w/ hoisin sauce, slow-roasted in Chinese roasting oven for over 2 hrs & placed over "firebox" to crisp the skin; looks good
  • Shrimp & Grits
    part of buffet
4.0 out of 5
7316 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); opened in 2012; voted Best Buffet in Las Vegas by "USA Today" (more than once); more than 500 daily offerings; in Caesars Palace
BBQ ShopBBQ Shop
1782 Madison Ave Map It!
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1277
  • Ribs
    dry seasoned, smoked for 3 hrs & topped w/ homemade vinegar-based "Dancing Pigs BBQ Sauce"
4.0 out of 5
502 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ)
Beecher's Handmade CheeseBeecher's Handmade Cheese
1600 Pike Pl Map It!
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 956-1964
  • "World's Best" Mac & Cheese
    Oprah endorsed; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2135 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); opened in 2003; multiple locations in NY & WI
Big Bad BreakfastBig Bad Breakfast
719 N Lamar Blvd Map It!
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 236-2666
  • Pylon
    split, griddle fried hot dog w/ chili, slaw, cheddar, mustard, chopped pickles, onion, jalapenos & crackers on a waffle; looks good
4.0 out of 5
163 ratings
opened for breakfast & lunch only
Bottega LouieBottega Louie
700 S Grand Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 802-1470
  • Tiramisu
    espresso & rum soaked almond dacquoise w/ mascarpone cream; looks good
  • Lobster Hash
    lobster, Yukon gold potatoes, two poached eggs, shallots, Brussels sprouts & smoked paprika topped w/ hollandaise sauce; available for weekend brunch only (check website for updated menu); looks good
4.0 out of 5
14288 ratings
opened in 2009; 255-seat restaurant, gourmet market, patisserie & cafe w/ full bar
Sunny Anderson (bio)  (86 restaurants)    
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