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Ted Allen (bio)

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  • Southern Red Velvet Cake
    looks good; recognized in USA Today, New York Times and other publications
5.0 out of 5
17 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won [recipe]; no longer a storefront...must call to order and pick-up
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Alinea: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
AlineaSee Alinea Video
(1772 ratings)

1723 N Halsted St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 867-0110
www.alinearestaurant.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Appetizers"
  • Hot Potato Cold Potato
    chilled potato soup w/ a ball of hot potato topped w/ black truffle suspended on a pin just hanging over the soup
4.5 out of 5
1772 ratings
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  • Canard a la Presse (Pressed Duck)
    side-table presentation; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1355 ratings
"an elegant and vibrant ambiance, gracious service and a delectable menu...(w/) contemporary furnishings and finishes over the restaurant's grand neo-classical architecture" (from its website)
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Guy Savoy: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Guy Savoy
(288 ratings)

3570 Las Vegas Blvd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7286
www.caesarspalace.com/cas...
  • Guinea Hen Cooked in a Pig's Bladder
4.5 out of 5
288 ratings
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crunchy"
  • Crispy Black Bass
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
2096 ratings
James Beard Award winner (2003); executive chef: Eric Ripert
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Swedish Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Swedish Bakery (CLOSED)See Swedish Bakery Video
(398 ratings)

5348 N Clark St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 561-8919
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Nutty"
  • Marzipan
    "Kermit" & Marzipan Log
4.5 out of 5
398 ratings
CLOSED; Other Recipes: Andersonville Coffeecake | Swedish Limpa (Rye Bread)
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Vito's Delicatessen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Vito's DelicatessenSee Vito's Delicatessen Video
(248 ratings)

806 Washington St Map It!
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-4944
www.vitosdeli.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Smoky"
  • Smoked Mutz (Mozzarella) Hero
    homemade mozzarella, made daily and smoked outside; topped w/ sliced tomatos & garlicy pesto; looks good
4.5 out of 5
248 ratings
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Ann Sather Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ann Sather RestaurantSee Ann Sather Restaurant Video
(688 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
688 ratings
Swedish cuisine & catering; multiple locations in Chicago; Other Recipes: Swedish Meatballs
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Butter Lane: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Butter LaneSee Butter Lane Video
(1158 ratings)

123 E 7th St Map It!
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-2880
www.butterlane.com
  • Banana Cupcake with French Vanilla Icing
4.0 out of 5
1158 ratings
"devoted to making you the perfect cupcake" (from website)
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Churrascaria Novo Mundo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Churrascaria Novo MundoSee Churrascaria Novo Mundo Video
(43 ratings)

98 County St Map It!
New Bedford, MA 02744
(508) 991-8661
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Road Trip"
  • Barbequed Chicken
    Portuguese-style; served w/ hot sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
43 ratings
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Clover Club: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Clover ClubSee Clover Club Video
(667 ratings)

210 Smith St Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 855-7939
www.cloverclubny.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Gin Blossom
4.0 out of 5
667 ratings
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Graziella's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Graziella'sSee Graziella's Video
(347 ratings)

232 Vanderbilt Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 789-5663
www.graziellasmenu.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Pizza"
  • Arugula & Parmesan Pizza
    crispy thin crust; cheese pizza once baked in wood-burning oven is then covered w/ baby arugula and topped w/ shredded parmigiano reggiano and extra virgin olive oil drizzle
4.0 out of 5
347 ratings
opened in 2004; pizzas made w/ Italian flour and tomatoes and baked in a 100% wood-burning brick oven; rooftop patio available from May through September
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  • Mille Crepes Cake
    signature cake; no less than 20 paper-thin, hand-made crepes layered with light and creamy pastry custard; "simple and sinful"-Ted Allen; looks good
4.0 out of 5
981 ratings
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Fruit"
  • Grilled Duck Breast w/ Fig and Shallot Marmalade
    a must for duck-lovers
4.0 out of 5
266 ratings
couple leased property from closed drugstore and kept the name "Lewis Drug Store" on the storefront
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Manny's Coffee Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Manny's Coffee ShopSee Manny's Coffee Shop Video
(784 ratings)

1141 S Jefferson St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 939-2855
www.mannysdeli.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "At a Deli"
  • Noodle Kugel
    similar to mac & cheese
4.0 out of 5
784 ratings
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Grilled"
  • Australian Lamb Chop
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
451 ratings
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Red Cat: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Red CatSee Red Cat Video
(649 ratings)

227 10th Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 242-1308
www.theredcat.com
  • Tempura Bacon
4.0 out of 5
649 ratings
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Scarpetta: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ScarpettaSee Scarpetta Video
(1606 ratings)

355 W 14th St Map It!
New York, NY 10014
(212) 691-0555
www.scarpettanyc.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sauced"
  • Spaghetti Tomato & Basil
    expensive (for spaghetti)..."worth every penny"-Ted Allen; everything is homemade; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1606 ratings
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  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken
    "crispiest, juiciest, best-est fried chicken I've ever had"-Ted Allen; served only on Sunday night; takes 2 days to prep; looks good
4.0 out of 5
658 ratings
CLOSED
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Veselka: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
VeselkaSee Veselka Video
(2093 ratings)

144 2nd Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10003
(212) 228-9682
www.veselka.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Ukrainian Borscht
    hearty beet soup
4.0 out of 5
2093 ratings
started as a candy store and a newsstand that operated out of the corner of a building... birth of the restaurant in 1962 when it expanded by combining with a small luncheonette next door; Jon Stewart & Ramones were regulars
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WD-50: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
WD-50 (CLOSED)See WD-50 Video
(823 ratings)

50 Clinton St Map It!
New York, NY 10002
(212) 477-2900
www.wd-50.com
  • Eggs Benedict
    re-constructed w/ the same ingredients as traditional; cubed, breaded (w/ English muffin) and deep-fried hollandaise sauce; slow poached egg yolks is spread on plate in jelly-like form and paper-thin baked Canadian bacon served on side; eat all together to get eggs benedict flavor
4.0 out of 5
823 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 2003; 65-seat restaurant
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Choice Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Choice MarketSee Choice Market Video
(370 ratings)

318 Lafayette Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 230-5234
choicebrooklyn.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Bacon"
  • Bacon Lettuce Tomato Sandwich (BLT)
    made by French chef
3.5 out of 5
370 ratings
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Devi: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Devi (CLOSED)See Devi Video
(359 ratings)

8 E 18th St Map It!
New York, NY 10003
(212) 691-2100
www.devinyc.com
  • Mirchi Ka Salan (Hot Pepper Stew)
3.5 out of 5
359 ratings
CLOSED
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Pastrami Reuben and Chicken Noodle Soup
    choice of sauerkraut or coleslaw in sandwich (Ted recommends sauerkraut); looks good
3.5 out of 5
368 ratings
opened in 1986; President Clinton ate here
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No. 7: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
No. 7See No. 7 Video
(332 ratings)

7 Greene Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 522-6370
www.no7restaurant.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Meat-Fest"
  • Half Chicken
3.5 out of 5
332 ratings
Ted Allen (bio)   (28 restaurants)    
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