All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate

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Bricco Salumeria and Pasta ShoppeSee Bricco Salumeria and Pasta Shoppe Video ($$)
(145 ratings)

11 Board Alley Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 248-9629
  • Chicken Parmigiano Sandwich
    chicken cutlet breaded & fried, red sauce, provolone & Romano; looks good
4.5 out of 5
145 ratings
Italian deli & grocery w/ made-to-order sandwiches, pastas & imported goods; fresh bread sourced from its own neighboring panetteria
CanoeSee Canoe Video ($$$)
(2336 ratings)

4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 432-2663
  • Duck N’ Beef Burger
    Angus beef w/ duck meat & fat; served w / sunny side egg, wilted spinach, pickled cabbage, red onion & truffle pommes frites
4.5 out of 5
2336 ratings
est 1995; award-winning riverside fine dining
Fiore Deli of HobokenSee Fiore Deli of Hoboken Video ($)
(681 ratings)

414 Adams St Map It!
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 659-1655
  • Roast Beef & Mutz Sub
    long sub w/ roast beef, "mutz" (homemade mozzarella) topped w/ au jus gravy; looks good!; roasted seasoned top-round beef; served on an Italian loaf w/ homemade mozzarella; topped w/ homemade brown gravy; "so tender, just melts in your mouth" –Casey Webb; looks good
4.5 out of 5
681 ratings
est. 1913; serving traditional deli fare
L'Atelier de Joel RobuchonSee L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon Video ($$$$)
(1230 ratings)

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-7358
  • Roasted Quail w/ Pomme Puree
    caramelized free-range quail stuffed w/ foie gras; served w/ aerated mashed potatoes topped w/ shaved truffles; looks good
  • La Langoustine
    Langoustine is like a cross of a small lobster and and shrimp (crawfish-sized); just 2-3 bites; "of all the things I've eaten in Vegas, the one thing I come back to and crave time and again is la langoustine (at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon)"-Gail Simmons
4.5 out of 5
1230 ratings
est. 2010; located in MGM Grand Resort & Casino; 12 locations; gourmet French tapas & tasting menu w/ unique counter service preparation; "Joël Robuchon is grand master of French cooking"-Gail Simmons
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(281 ratings)

8634 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-9736
  • "The Schmitter"
    sliced beef w/ extra cheese, fried onions, tomato, grilled salami & "schmitter sauce" on a flash-broiled Kaiser roll; "better than a [Philly] cheesesteak" -Duff Goldman; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
281 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
ShoukSee Shouk Video ($$)
(831 ratings)

655 K St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 652-1464
  • Shouk Burger
    veggie burger, roasted tomato, pickled turnip, arugula, charred onion, tahina served in a pita (gluten-free as bowl)
4.5 out of 5
831 ratings
serving street food Israeli-inspired pitas, bowls & salads
Al Forno RestaurantSee Al Forno Restaurant Video ($$$)
(691 ratings)

577 S Water St Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760
  • Corn Grilled Pizza
    thin cruse w/ pomodoro, fresh herbs, 2 cheeses & spicy olive oil; looks good
  • Golden Delicious Apple Tart
  • Baked Pasta w/ Five Cheeses
    Pecorino Romano, Fontina, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, ricotta in tomato-cream sauce in pasta & baked; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
691 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); opened in 1980; dishes are re-crafted to reflect the products of New England's farms & waters cooked in wood-burning ovens & on grills over hardwood charcoal fires; opened for dinner only & closed on Sundays & Mondays
Biscuit LoveSee Biscuit Love Video ($$)
(4974 ratings)

316 11th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 490-9584
  • "The Gertie"
    named after chef's daughter; caramelized banana jam, Southern chocolate gravy, peanut butter & pretzels on a buttermilk biscuit; looks good
  • "Bill Neal's Shrimp & Grits"
    gulf shrimp, roasted mushrooms, bacon, green onions, lemon Tabasco beurre blanc, served over cheese grits; looks good
  • The Wash Park
    sandwich w/ buttermilk biscuit, 2 beef burger patties, Pimento cheese, bacon jam, 1 egg; looks good
4.0 out of 5
4974 ratings
est. 2012; started as a food truck that offered an assortment of southern menu options sourced from local purveyors and farms; eventually became a brick & mortar establishment in has 3 locations; long lines
Chick'nCone [CLOSED]See Chick'nCone Video ($$)
(152 ratings)

1000 S 8th Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10019
(956) 566-1730
  • Sriracha Mac'n'Cheese Chick'n Cone
    secret menu item; breaded fried chicken folded in homemade mac n' cheese served in waffle cone swirled w/ Sriracha; topped w/ drizzle of Sriracha; looks good
4.0 out of 5
152 ratings
[CLOSED]; counter service franchise serving waffle cones filled w/ fried chicken & sauces
Craftsman and WolvesSee Craftsman and Wolves Video ($$)
(1785 ratings)

746 Valencia St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 913-7713
  • The Rebel Within
    muffin w/ asiago, sausage, green onion & soft cooked egg embedded inside of the muffin; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1785 ratings
est. 2012; contemporary patisserie w/ online retail shop & farmers' market stand; seasonal menu of baked goods, desserts, savory fare & signature drinks
FahrenheitSee Fahrenheit Video ($$$)
(417 ratings)

55 Public Square Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 781-8858
  • "Cleveland" Nachos
    house made potato chips (instead of corn chips) topped w/ roasted garlic Parmesan fondu, bacon bits & more Parmesan; looks good
4.0 out of 5
417 ratings
Fong's PizzaSee Fong's Pizza Video ($$)
(902 ratings)

223 4th St Map It!
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 323-3333
  • Crab Rangoon Pizza
    crab rangoon base, surimi, green onion, asiago & mozzarella topped w/ crispy wontons & a sweet chili lattice; looks good
  • General Tso's Chicken Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ "General Tso" sauce, breaded chicken, water chestnuts, baby corn, roasted red pepper, mozzarella, asiago & green onion
4.0 out of 5
902 ratings
est. 2009; mid-century style restaurant & Tiki bar serving pizzas inspired by classic Chinese takeout dishes; Other Recipes: King Fong
Frank Pepe Pizzeria NapoletanaSee Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Video ($$)
(3381 ratings)

157 Wooster St Map It!
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 865-5762
  • Pizza
    thin crust pizza; Thin crust; looks good
  • Original Tomato Pie
    crispy pizza w/ crushed Italian tomatoes, grated pecorino Romano & olive oil on house dough; coal-fired at 600 degrees; looks good
  • White Clam Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ fresh clams, grated cheese, olive oil, fresh garlic & oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3381 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Pizza); Tie for #73 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Pepe's vs. Sally's; est. 1925; Bill Clinton made his own pie here
Fred's Meat & Bread
(550 ratings)

99 Krog St NE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30307
  • Cheesesteak Sandwich
    10-oz ribeye, onion, American cheese on house baked bread; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
550 ratings
located in the Krog St Market; "classic sandwiches, handcut fries & old-school sodas" (from its website)
Fuku Burger [CLOSED]See Fuku Burger Video
(172 ratings)

3743 S Las Vegas Blvd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Tamago Burger
    all-beef Fuku-patty w/ furikake seasoning, teriyaki & wasabi mayo, finished w/ crispy onion strings & a fried egg
4.0 out of 5
172 ratings
[CLOSED]; still a food truck (check website for location); serving all-American burgers w/ a Japanese twist
June's ($$)
(489 ratings)

1722 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 416-1722
  • Matzo Ball Caldo
    Mexican take on a Jewish classic; broth, poached chicken, vegetables, avocado & jalapeños; looks good
4.0 out of 5
489 ratings
est. 2016; neighborhood cafe, bistro & bar w/ a full menu plus pastries & happy hour
La Petite Grocery ($$$)
(836 ratings)

4238 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-3377
  • Blue Crab Beignets
    beignets (fried dough) stuffed w/ blue crab & mascarpone mix; served w/ malt vinegar aioli; looks good
  • Blue Crab Beignets
    beignets (fried dough) stuffed w/ blue crab & mascarpone mix; served w/ malt vinegar aioli; looks good
  • LPG Cheeseburger
    w/ house pickles, onion marmalade, arugula, whole grain mustard, aioli & gruyere on soft bun w/ hand cut fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
836 ratings
est. 2004; French-inspired eatery serving modern Creole food in a historic building
Little Goat [CLOSED] ($$)
(4949 ratings)

820 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 888-3455
  • The Fat Club
    smoked turkey, ham, bacon, havarti, avocado, cabbage & tomato, mayo, special sauce, fat toast; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
4949 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2012; a gourmet spin on diner comfort food, prepared by award-winning chef
Lou Malnati's PizzeriaSee Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(7257 ratings)

439 N Wells St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9800
  • Loaded Combo Pizza
    deep-dish square-cut pizza w/ sausage, pepperoni, onions & mushrooms; looks good
  • Pizza
    signature deep-dish butter crust topped w/ cheese then sausage and tomato sauce; looks good; Anne gets the thin crust, "loaded" pie (pepperoni, sausage, green pepper, onions, mushrooms, black olives) & orders it well-done; sliced in squares; looks good; Deep-dish
  • Malnati Chicago Classic
    deep dish pizza w/ homemade lean sausage, some extra cheese & vine-ripened tomato sauce on buttercrust; looks good
  • The Lou Pizza
    deep-dish pizza w/ spinach mix (enhanced w/ garlic, basil & onion), mushrooms & sliced Roma tomatoes covered w/ three cheeses, on a garlic buttercrust; looks good
4.0 out of 5
7257 ratings
Food War: (deep-dish sausage) Uno's vs. Lou Malnati's; Lou Malnati's won (3-votes-to-0); opened in 1971; Lou Malnati left Pizzeria Uno to start his own restaurant; many other locations in Chicago area
Lucky BunsSee Lucky Buns Video ($$)
(539 ratings)

2000 18th St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 506-1713
  • Alfie's Bun
    Australian-influenced burger w/ double Creekstone patties, Gouda, runny egg, pineapple, pickled beetroot, arugula, Lucky sauce, grilled red onion; looks good
4.0 out of 5
539 ratings
since 2016; inspired by burger creations of SE Asia, Australia, the UK & beyond
Oh My BurgerSee Oh My Burger Video ($$)
(1794 ratings)

2142 W El Segundo Blvd Map It!
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 756-6522
  • Oh My Luther Burger
    cheeseburger w/ bacon, a fried egg & stack of onion rings stuffed between two Krispy Kreme glazed donuts; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1794 ratings
opened in 2011; known for signature burgers; also serves tacos, salads, fries & desserts
Petit TroisSee Petit Trois Video ($$$)
(763 ratings)

718 N Highland Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 468-8916
  • Croque Monsier/Madame
    layers of sliced bread, Bechamel/Mornay sauce, ham & topped w/ a fried egg
  • Napoleon
    bruleed puff pastry w/ Tahitian vanilla bean pastry cream & powdered sugar; looks good
4.0 out of 5
763 ratings
est. 2014; intimate Parisian-style bistro specializing in classic French dishes from award-winning classically trained chef
Publican Quality Meats ($$)
(669 ratings)

825 W Fulton Market St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 445-8977
  • "P.Q.M." or Publican Burger
    Slagel beef patty topped w/ lettuce, cheese, caramelized onion, fried shallots & special sauce on a toasted bun; looks good
4.0 out of 5
669 ratings
opened in 2012; butcher shop & American cafe serving sandwiches, salads & soups
Rasika West End ($$$)
(1667 ratings)

1190 New Hampshire Ave NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 466-2500
  • Tikka French Toast
    tomato curry chicken tikka masala marinated overnight, sandwiched in bread & dipped in cilantro-infused batter, then griddled; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1667 ratings
opened in 2005; modern Indian food, showcasing regional curry & traditional preparation styles plus inventive creations
Robicelli's Bakery [CLOSED] ($$)
(148 ratings)

9009 5th Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(917) 509-6048
  • Nutella Lasagna
    cooked lasagna noodles layered w/ cannoli custard cream, nutella ganache & roasted hazelnuts; topped w/ torched marshmallow & hazelnuts; looks good
4.0 out of 5
148 ratings
[CLOSED]; moving to Baltimore
All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate   (36 restaurants)    
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