Tyler Florence (bio)

  (22 restaurants)    
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Obsessions"
  • Kumamoto Oysters
4.5 out of 5
6331 ratings
launched in 1983 with a $500 loan from their parents and a five-acre lease on northern Tomales Bay; now harvest 3 million oysters annually
MagnoliasSee Magnolias Video ($$$)
(2331 ratings)

185 E Bay St Map It!
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-7771
  • Pimento Cheese with Flatbread
    appetizer; "Southern caviar"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2331 ratings
Barbuto [CLOSED]See Barbuto Video ($$$)
(880 ratings)

775 Washington St Map It!
New York, NY 10014
(212) 924-9700
  • Pollo Al Forno (Roasted Chicken)
    topped w/ salsa verde; "this is what I would call a 'master recipe'"-Tyler Florence
  • Buccatini Ala Carbonara
    classic pasta dish w/ olive oil, pancetta, farm egg yolks, parmesan & black pepper
4.0 out of 5
880 ratings
[CLOSED]; revival of a 15+ year neighborhood icon; simple, seasonal Italian menu
BLT SteakSee BLT Steak Video ($$$$)
(427 ratings)

106 E 57th St Map It!
New York, NY 10022
(212) 752-7470
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Appetizers"
  • Popovers
    comes free with meal; recommend: spread butter and add sea salt
4.0 out of 5
427 ratings
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Bacon"
  • Salumi Cone
    cone of various cured meats
4.0 out of 5
774 ratings
BottegaSee Bottega Video ($$$)
(3155 ratings)

6525 Washington St Map It!
Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 945-1050
  • Bacon and Egg
4.0 out of 5
3155 ratings
"Chef Michael Chiarello's Bottega Restaurant in Napa Valley has been named Best Newcomer by Zagat, Top 10 by Forbes, Top 20 by Esquire, and Top 100 Bay Area by Michael Bauer" (from website)
BouchonSee Bouchon Video ($$$)
(3159 ratings)

6534 Washington St Map It!
Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 944-8037
  • Salmon Rillettes (Rillettes Aux Deux Saumons)
4.0 out of 5
3159 ratings
French bistro fare in a Parisian bistro-like setting
Buckeye RoadhouseSee Buckeye Roadhouse Video ($$$)
(1485 ratings)

15 Shoreline Hwy Map It!
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 331-2600
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Chocolate"
  • S'mores Pie
4.0 out of 5
1485 ratings
opened in 1937; beautiful Aspen lodge-style dining room adorned with vaulted ceilings and magnificent river-rock fireplace; Other Recipes: Seared Ahi Tuna w/ Asian Slaw
Buena VistaSee Buena Vista Video ($$)
(2798 ratings)

2765 Hyde St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 474-5044
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Irish Coffee
4.0 out of 5
2798 ratings
converted from a boardinghouse to a saloon in 1916 and then served its now famous Irish Coffee in 1952
Cafe HabanaSee Cafe Habana Video ($$)
(3193 ratings)

17 Prince St Map It!
New York, NY 10012
(212) 625-2001
  • Mexican Grilled Corn
    served w/ mayonnaise, cotija cheese, chili powder & lime; "everything you want in a bite" –Tyler Florence; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3193 ratings
opened in 1997; old-school Dominican diner inspired by a storied Mexico City lunch joint; Other Recipes: Cuban Sandwich | Cuban Sandwich
FishSee Fish Video ($$)
(2610 ratings)

350 Harbor Dr Map It!
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 331-3474
  • Crab Roll
    sweet Dungeness crab served atop a homemade toasted torpedo roll with organic butter and chives; served with shoestring fries or salad greens on the side
4.0 out of 5
2610 ratings
California Legislature Assembly awarded the restaurant owners a Sustainable North Bay Award to honor their commitment to protecting wild fish populations and helping the local economy by supporting local fishermen; outdoor seating by the water available
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Burgers"
  • Phat Burger w/ Bacon & Cheese
    get phat burger w/ "the works" (3 slices of bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheddar cheese, mayo); Tyler gets it rare
4.0 out of 5
322 ratings
Serious PieSee Serious Pie Video ($$)
(4265 ratings)

316 Virginia St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 838-7388
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Pizza"
  • Roasted Chanterelles Truffle Cheese Pizza
    crust is a 2-stage fermentation process and has similar consistency of focaccia bread; cheese w/ embedded black truffle streaks imported from Italy; no tomato sauce
4.0 out of 5
4265 ratings
"a pizzeria with a bread baker's soul" (from its website); pizzas cooked apple-wood-burning oven
Tadich GrillSee Tadich Grill Video ($$$)
(2505 ratings)

240 California St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 391-1849
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Old School"
  • Sand Dab Filets
    flat fish similar to halibut or flounder dipped in eggwash, flour, breaded and pan-fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2505 ratings
established in 1849; oldest restaurant in California (3rd oldest in U.S.); San Francisco institution
Cafe Fanny [CLOSED]See Cafe Fanny Video ($$)
(222 ratings)

1603 San Pablo Ave Map It!
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 524-5447
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Organic Granola w/ Fruit & Yogart
    homemade granola
3.5 out of 5
222 ratings
3.5 out of 5
2262 ratings
#24 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); institution BBQ restaurant
Lady & SonsSee Lady & Sons Video ($$)
(2765 ratings)

102 W Congress St Map It!
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-2600
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Cake Walk"
  • Hoecakes
    cornmeal pancakes; complimentary w/ meal
3.5 out of 5
2765 ratings
opened in 1996; Paula Deen's restaurant; featured in multiple publications (USA Today, Southern Living Magazine and others)
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crazy Good"
  • Marin Joe's Special
    not the prettiest, but...
3.5 out of 5
566 ratings
  • Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
67 ratings
in Muir Woods National Park
  • Escargot Puff Lollipop
    braised escargot wrapped in puff pastry, oven baked and topped w/ garlic butter and served on a lollipop stick
3.5 out of 5
108 ratings
[CLOSED]; mobile bistro...serve restaurant Chez Spencer's fine French cuisine from a converted taco truck
Spread [CLOSED]See Spread Video
(250 ratings)

2879 University Ave Map It!
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 543-0406
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Nutty"
  • White Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter
3.5 out of 5
250 ratings
Penang GardenSee Penang Garden Video ($$)
(338 ratings)

728 Washington St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 296-7878
  • #68: Hot and Spicy Crab
3.0 out of 5
338 ratings
Tyler Florence (bio)   (22 restaurants)