Sunny Anderson (bio)

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BBQ ShopSee BBQ Shop Video ($$)
(757 ratings)

1782 Madison Ave Map It!
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1277
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best BBQ"
  • Ribs
    dry seasoned, smoked for 3 hrs & topped w/ homemade vinegar-based "Dancing Pigs BBQ Sauce"
4.0 out of 5
757 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ)
Bern's Steak HouseSee Bern's Steak House Video ($$$$)
(3380 ratings)

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
4.0 out of 5
3380 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
Bottega LouieSee Bottega Louie Video ($$)
(18111 ratings)

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
18111 ratings
opened in 2009; 255-seat restaurant, gourmet market, patisserie & cafe w/ full bar
Brindle Room [CLOSED]See Brindle Room Video ($$)
(1020 ratings)

277 E 10th St Map It!
New York, NY 10009
(212) 529-9702
  • Duck Confit Poutine
    pulled duck mixed w/ thickened duck au jus & topped over hand-cut fries & cheese curds; looks good
  • Sebastian's Steakhouse Burger
    70/30 freshly ground beef (fat from prime rib mixed w/ chuck); topped w/ caramelized onions, cheese; side of pickle & fries; "best hamburger in America"-Josh Ozersky (Guy's buddy & hamburger expert); available for lunch only; looks good!
  • Mexican Moules Frites
    spicy mussels & fries
4.0 out of 5
1020 ratings
[CLOSED]; #2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Burgers); owner/chef used to work in fine dining establishments & left to create foods he likes
Broussard'sSee Broussard's Video ($$$)
(755 ratings)

819 Conti St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 581-3866
  • Creole Smoked Turkey
    brined & smoked slow; served w/ spoon bread ("a souffle cornbread") w/ Andouille gravy; available only on Thanksgiving; looks good
4.0 out of 5
755 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Thanksgiving); est. 1920; Creole-French-Caribbean-Spanish-influenced cuisine in an imperial formal decor setting
Di Fara PizzaSee Di Fara Pizza Video ($$)
(3958 ratings)

1424 Ave J Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 258-1367
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crazy Good"
  • Pizza with Mushroom & Garlic
    "best pizza on the planet"-Sunny Anderson; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3958 ratings
opened in 1965; cash only
DomenicaSee Domenica Video ($$)
(2041 ratings)

123 Baronne St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 648-6020
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Italian"
  • Lasagne Bolognese
    7-layers of pasta verde (parsley-infused pasta), bechamel, mozzarella, pork ragu; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2041 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); inside renovated historic Roosevelt Hotel that is as warm & inviting as a traditional Sunday supper in a rural Italian village (Domenica means Sunday)
Emily ($$)
(660 ratings)

919 Fulton St Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 844-9588
  • Emmy Burger
    Fleisher's grass fed dry aged beef, Tom Cat pretzel bun, EMMY sauce, caramelized onion, Grafton cheddar, cornichon & fries; limited availability for dinner; looks good
  • S'mores Calzone
    s'mores baked inside pizza dough
  • Quinn Pizza
    thin crust pizza w/ mozzarella, havarti, pecorino, ricotta; looks good
4.0 out of 5
660 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); specialize in pizza but serves one of the best burgers in town; run by husband-and-wife team
Enoteca MariaSee Enoteca Maria Video ($$)
(424 ratings)

27 Hyatt St Map It!
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 447-2777
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Italian"
  • Pappardelle Di Mare
    fresh sauteed octopus, Italian cuttlefish, calamari & shrimp; available on certain days (call in advance)
4.0 out of 5
424 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); opened in 2007; goal is to create an authentic Enoteca where each cook--a nonna (Italian grandmother)--represents a different region in Italy where they share a passion for cooking traditional local dishes that have been handed down from mother to daughter, generation after generation; menu changes regularly depending on which nonnas are cooking
Federal Donuts [CLOSED]See Federal Donuts Video ($)
(1480 ratings)

1632 Sansom St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 665-1101
  • Chicken & Donuts
    off-menu item is fried chicken w/ dill-pickle glaze (regular is Korean-style fried chicken)
4.0 out of 5
1480 ratings
[CLOSED]; #5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Chicken); multiple locations
Fentons CreamerySee Fentons Creamery Video ($$)
(5083 ratings)

4226 Piedmont Ave Map It!
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 658-7000
  • Banana Special
    banana split (large one); banana split; unanimous #1 pick for Top 5 Restaurants-Best Dessert; huge scoops, of vanilla, chocolate & strawberry ice cream cradled by a whole ripe banana, bathed in pineapple, strawberry & chocolate fudge; topped off w/ almonds, whipped cream & cherry
  • Cookie Connection
    warm chocolate chip cookie under scoops of Cookies n' Cream & cookie dough ice cream topped w/ hot fudge, marshmallow topping, whipped cream, crushed Oreos & a cherry
4.0 out of 5
5083 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); #4 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); founded in 1894 starting as delivering milk by horse-drawn wagon; ice cream made by hand
  • Chocolate Ice Cream Soda
  • Egyptienne Egg Shake
  • Franklin Mint Sundae
  • Mt. Vesuvius
    mountain of chocolate or vanilla ice cream with chocolate brownie pieces, topped with hot fudge and malt powder
  • Stock Market Crunch
4.0 out of 5
2168 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); opened in 2004; ice cream parlor; vintage furniture & equipment and being in a time-warp
  • Hand-Pulled Noodles
    seasoned w/ minced garlic, crushed cayenne pepper, chopped scallion & cilantro; "salty & sweet & umami" -Kristen Kish
  • Hand-Pulled Noodles
    wide hand-pulled noodles w/ scallions, cilantro, garlic, hot pepper flakes, soy sauce, vinegar & shot of hot sesame oil; looks good
4.0 out of 5
455 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chinese Food); est. 2011; authentic western Chinese cuisine
  • 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
2386 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); autographed photographs of athletes, politicians, movie stars, rock stars, entertainers on walls
Gourdough's Public House [CLOSED] ($$)
(1737 ratings)

2700 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 912-9070
  • "Dirty South"
    garlic doughnut w/ chicken-fried steak & white gravy; served w/ cheesy potato pancake & cranberry habanero jam; "it's pretty sinful" -Casey Webb
  • Bacon Me Crazy
    sandwich where the buns are housemade donuts w/ loads of bacon, provolone cheese, guacamole, cilantro, tomato, red onion & garlic mayo; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1737 ratings
[CLOSED]; #3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bacon Bites)
Henry's [CLOSED] ($$)
(341 ratings)

18 W Hubbard St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 955-8018
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Cheap Eats"
  • Sliders
    "cheap eats" for happy hour...price based on sliding scale ($5 at 5pm, etc...must buy drink); recommended sliders: buffalo chicken, cheeseburger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
341 ratings
[CLOSED]; #4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheap Eats)
  • "Original" Irish Nachos
    signature dish; Irish-Mexican fusion of natural cut cottage fries with skins, topped with melted cheddar cheese, bacon, chives, onions, tomatoes and jalapenos (note: no nachos); looks good
4.0 out of 5
210 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bar Food); college town bar near University of Texas-Arlington; "a poor-man's Cheers...we have a lot of regulars and we kind of make everyone feel at home"-owner Randy Ford
J Timothy's TaverneSee J Timothy's Taverne Video ($$)
(1037 ratings)

143 New Britain Ave Map It!
Plainville, CT 06062
(860) 747-6813
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Bar Food"
  • "Dirt Wings"
    chicken wings double-sauced dipped & double-fried; award-winning; sell about 4,000-lbs per week; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1037 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bar Food); est. 1988; casual restaurant known for its awarding-winning chicken wings, eclectic menu ranging from traditional pub fare & comfort food to contemporary seasonal specials, family-friendly atmosphere, local & national craft beer, & in a historic building which dates back to 1789
Kountry Kitchen Soulfood Place [CLOSED] ($$)
(256 ratings)

1831 N College Ave Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46221
(317) 926-4476
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Soul Food"
  • Fried Catfish
    two whole catfish fillets served w/ candied yams & collard greens; looks good
4.0 out of 5
256 ratings
[CLOSED]; #2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Soul Food); est. 1988; started as six-seat countertop diner; now a full-established 175-seat institution; President Obama ate here
La Casita MexicanaSee La Casita Mexicana Video ($$)
(1432 ratings)

4030 E Gage Ave Map It!
Bell, CA 90201
(323) 773-1898
  • Churros Con Cajeta
    churros (crunchy Spanish doughnut-like stick) covered w/ sugar & cinnamon and filled w/ Mexican caramel
  • Flautas Tres Moles
    3 fried tortillas stuffed w/ shredded chicken smothered in house made mole & pipianes, cotija cheese, sesame seeds & red onion; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1432 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); opened in 2001; serving authentic and traditional Mexican cuisine
La Choza RestaurantSee La Choza Restaurant Video ($$)
(895 ratings)

905 Alarid St Map It!
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 982-0909
  • Pork Tamale
    w/ "Christmas sauce" (red and green chile sauce); looks good
4.0 out of 5
895 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); since 1983; "warm, friendly atmosphere, authentic dishes, great margaritas, and colorful decor" (from its website)
La Creperie du VillageSee La Creperie du Village Video ($$)
(517 ratings)

400 E Hopkins Ave Map It!
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 925-1566
  • Beef Fondue
    tender sliced sirloin that you cook on a table-top stove served w/ rosemary fingerling potatoes, salade verse & dipping sauces (saffron aioli, romesco, green peppercorn sauce); looks good
4.0 out of 5
517 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Romantic Foods); authentic French & fondue restaurant in a charming chalet ambiance
La Torta GordaSee La Torta Gorda Video ($)
(395 ratings)

2833 24th St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 642-9600
  • Pierna Enchilada Torta
    pulled pork, adobo sauce, refried beans, queso fresco, red onion, avocado; juicy & sloppy; looks good
4.0 out of 5
395 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); opened in 2002; serving traditional Mexican cuisine
Martha Lou's Kitchen [CLOSED]See Martha Lou's Kitchen Video ($)
(371 ratings)

1068 Morrison Dr Map It!
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-9583
  • Fried Chicken
    looks good
  • Okra Stew
    tomato-based; looks good
4.0 out of 5
371 ratings
[CLOSED]; #1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Chicken); #70 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1983; legendary known for its soul food in pink house
Meltkraft [CLOSED] ($)
(285 ratings)

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
4.0 out of 5
285 ratings
[CLOSED]; #1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); specialize in grilled cheese sandwiches using Valley Shepherd Cheeses
Sunny Anderson (bio)   (86 restaurants)    
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