Food Paradise: All-American Classics

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 9, 2017 
Aired on: April 9, 2017 
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Sid's DinerSee Sid's Diner Video ($)
(274 ratings)

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
274 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Burgers); cozy diner décor off of Route 66
Southern Q BBQ & Catering [CLOSED] ($$)
(355 ratings)

16540 Kuykendahl Map It!
Houston, TX 77068
(832) 250-4851
  • Brisket
    rubbed & smoked in oak & hickory for 12-15 hrs; looks good
  • The Big Poppa
    loaded baked potato (butter, shredded cheddar) w/ 3 meats: chopped brisket, homemade smoked sausage & a rib, & topped w/ sour cream, chives, bacon bits & BBQ sauce; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
355 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 2009; owned & operated by husband & wife team
Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace ($)
(1269 ratings)

248 S 4th St Map It!
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 824-4673
  • The Doginator
    bacon-wrapped dog topped w/ beef brisket, bbq sauce, cheddar & onion rings, on a steamed poppyseed bun; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1269 ratings
opened in 2009; "serves Vienna beef, vegan & vegetarian hot dogs, cold beer & dazzling drinks" (from its website)
Idle Hour Cafe ($$)
(1342 ratings)

4824 N Vineland Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 91601
(818) 980-5604
  • Idle Sloppy Joe
    sloppy joe w/ bourbon, Gruyere or white cheddar, on Challah bun; looks good
  • Sloppy Fries
    choice of sloppy Joe, sloppy Jolene (veggie version), brisket or pulled pork w/ white cheddar; pulled pork is highlighted; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1342 ratings
building shaped of a beer barrel serving bar food fare; backside is a full-sized replica of the Bulldog Cafe (shaped of a bulldog)
Pappo's Pizzeria & Brew [CLOSED] ($$)
(92 ratings)

3690 Forest Park Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 833-3171
  • "American Cheeseburger" Pizza
    house-made red sauce, mozzarella cheese, ground chuck, smoked bacon topped w/ cheddar cheese & pickles; served w/ ketchup & mustard
4.0 out of 5
92 ratings
[CLOSED]; specializing in pizza w/ onsite brewery; "Pizza is a Form of Art. Beer is a craft of Life." (from its website)
Sarcone's Deli [CLOSED]See Sarcone's Deli Video ($)
(207 ratings)

734 S 9th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1717
  • C.C. Hoagie
    roast beef, sauteed spinach, roast garlic, sharp provolone, drizzled w/ balsamic vinegar & oil; "C.C" stands for "Center City"
  • The Italian Hoagie
    thinly slice prosciutto, hot capicola, salami, provolone, oil, vinegar, herbs, lettuce, tomatoes, onions; served on homemade bread (sub roll); looks good
  • Junk Yard Special (Turkey Prosciutto Hoagie)
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
207 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1997
Sweet Chick ($$)
(2269 ratings)

164 Bedford Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 725-4793
  • "The General"
    fried chicken w/ General Tso's sauce, rice & broccoli waffle; looks good
  • Mike's Hot Honey Chicken and Waffle
    chicken brined for 24 hrs, double-dredged, fried & drizzled w/ chili-spiced honey; choice of waffle: classic, bacon-cheddar, dried cherry, rosemary-mushroom, apple cinnamon or spiced-pecan
4.0 out of 5
2269 ratings
simple philosophy: great food, a cool vibe, & interesting cocktails at a great price; serving rustic but modern American comfort food & twists on classic dishes; multiple locations
Scout [CLOSED] ($$)
(703 ratings)

1301 S Wabash Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 705-0595
  • Foot Long Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    triple cheese (cheddar, muenster, American) w/ brioche, tomato basil dip; looks good
  • Short Rib Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    foot-long grilled cheese sandwich w/ brioche, mozzarella, whole milk provolone, braised short rib, sauteed pepper & onion, tomato basil dip
3.0 out of 5
703 ratings
Food Paradise: All-American Classics   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 9, 2017 
Aired on: April 9, 2017