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All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate

  (22 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 6, 2016 
Aired on: November 6, 2016 
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  • Chicken Parmigiano Sandwich
    chicken cutlet breaded & fried, red sauce, provolone & Romano; looks good
4.5 out of 5
102 ratings
Italian deli & grocery w/ made-to-order sandwiches, pastas & imported goods; fresh bread sourced from its own neighboring panetteria
Canoe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
CanoeSee Canoe Video ($$$)
(1830 ratings)

4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 432-2663
www.canoeatl.com
  • 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
1830 ratings
est 1995; award-winning riverside fine dining
Fiore Deli of Hoboken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fiore Deli of HobokenSee Fiore Deli of Hoboken Video ($)
(557 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
557 ratings
est. 1913; serving traditional deli fare
McNally's Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(220 ratings)

8634 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-9736
www.mcnallys.com
  • "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
220 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
Shouk: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ShoukSee Shouk Video ($$)
(666 ratings)

655 K St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 652-1464
www.shouk.com
  • 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
666 ratings
serving street food Israeli-inspired pitas, bowls & salads
Al Forno Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Al Forno RestaurantSee Al Forno Restaurant Video ($$$)
(584 ratings)

577 S Water St Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760
www.alforno.com
  • Corn Grilled Pizza
    pomodoro, fresh herbs, 2 cheeses & spicy olive oil
  • 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
584 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
Fong's Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fong's PizzaSee Fong's Pizza Video ($$)
(677 ratings)

223 4th St Map It!
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 323-3333
fongspizza.com
  • 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
677 ratings
est. 2009; mid-century style restaurant & Tiki bar serving pizzas inspired by classic Chinese takeout dishes; Other Recipes: King Fong
  • 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
2638 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
  • 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)
  • 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
Little Goat: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Little Goat ($$)
(4588 ratings)

820 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 888-3455
www.littlegoatchicago.com
  • The Fat Club
    smoked turkey, ham, bacon, havarti, avocado, cabbage & tomato, mayo, special sauce, fat toast; looks good
4.0 out of 5
4588 ratings
opened in 2012; a gourmet spin on diner comfort food, prepared by award-winning chef
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lou Malnati's PizzeriaSee Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(6194 ratings)

439 N Wells St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9800
www.loumalnatis.com
  • 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
6194 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 Buns: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lucky BunsSee Lucky Buns Video ($$)
(379 ratings)

2000 18th St NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 506-1713
www.luckybunsdc.com
  • 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
379 ratings
since 2016; inspired by burger creations of SE Asia, Australia, the UK & beyond
Petit Trois: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Petit TroisSee Petit Trois Video ($$$)
(763 ratings)

718 N Highland Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 468-8916
petittrois.com
  • 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: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Publican Quality Meats ($$)
(613 ratings)

825 W Fulton Market St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 445-8977
www.publicanqualitymeats....
  • "P.Q.M." or Publican Burger
    Slagel beef patty topped w/ lettuce, cheese, caramelized onion, fried shallots & special sauce on a toasted bun
4.0 out of 5
613 ratings
opened in 2012; butcher shop & American cafe serving sandwiches, salads & soups
Tony Luke's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tony Luke'sSee Tony Luke's Video ($)
(1836 ratings)

39 E Oregon Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-5725
www.tonylukes.com
  • Cheesesteaks
    cooked in (low) 225-degree flat-top grill; cheese wiz on roll rather than on steak; looks good
  • Italian Roast Pork Sandwich
    slow-roasted pork, au jus, sauteed broccoli rabe (or spinach) & sharp provolone on a fresh baked roll; Rachael adds sauteed hot peppers; looks good
  • Pizza Cheesesteak
    looks good
  • Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge
    challenge: 20-inch cheesesteak sub (equivalent to 6 cheese steak subs); Adam won
4.0 out of 5
1836 ratings
#6 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Pat's vs. Tony Luke's...Pat's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1992; long lines; serves other sandwiches as well; bake their own bread
  • Italian Sub
    18-inch long sub w/ Italian bologna, Italian capicola, Genoa salami, Provolone, lettuce & other toppings (Guy gets tomatoes, onions, crushed cherry peppers), Italian seasoning, oil; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1148 ratings
since 1946; Atlantic City institution; long lines; fed an array of celebrities; one of my personal favorites
Joe Squared Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe Squared PizzaSee Joe Squared Pizza Video ($$)
(459 ratings)

33 W N Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 545-0444
www.joesquared.com
  • Build Your Own Pizza
    "The Duffinator"; Duff gets white garlic-cream sauce w/ mozzarella, corn, jalapenos, prosciutto, bacon, linguica (Portuguese sausage), anchovy, squid, scallops, clams, pepperoni, meatball, Boursin cheese
  • Bacon and Clam Pizza
    square pizza w/ white sauce, clams, maple smoked bacon, Vidalia onion, fresh mozzarella, romano, asiago and oregano; looks good
  • Fried Ravioli
    choice of meat (ground beef & ground salami) or cheese; Guy had meat (of course) w/ side of marinara dipping sauce
  • Irish Pizza
    roasted garlic cream, corned beef, potato, caramelized onion, mozzarella & Swiss
  • Meatball and Spaghetti Pizza
    crushed tomato, oregano, meatballs, onion, roasted red peppers, spaghetti, parmigiano, romano, asiago and mozzarella cheeses
3.5 out of 5
459 ratings
opened in 2005; offer coal-fired square-shaped pizza (named one of the best pizzas in the nation by Food Network Magazine), 17 varieties of risotto, long rum list and eclectic beer; Duff Goldman made guest appearance here
  • Adobo Lamb Biscuit
    biscuit sandwich w/ adobo-braised shredded lamb, salsa verde, fried egg; looks good
3.5 out of 5
206 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2014; moved from original airing location (Union Market)
  • Smoked Meat Sandwich
    3 weeks of prep & over 18 hours of cooking; cured, smoked brisket on seeded rye bread w/ deli mustard; looks good
3.5 out of 5
778 ratings
est. 2010; classic Jewish comfort food; grandmother's traditional recipes updated in a Canadian-style deli
Una Pizza Napoletana: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Una Pizza Napoletana ($$$)
(117 ratings)

175 Orchard St Map It!
New York, NY 10002
(646) 692-3475
www.unapizza.com
  • Apollonia Pizza
    available on Saturdays only; named for chef/owner's daughter; salami, egg, buffalo mozzarella DOP, Parmigiano-Reggiano, garlic, oil, basil & black pepper
3.5 out of 5
117 ratings
offering 12-inch, wood-fired Neapolitan pies; 2nd location in NJ
Bo Brooks Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bo Brooks RestaurantSee Bo Brooks Restaurant Video ($$)
(479 ratings)

2780 Lighthouse Pt E Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 558-0202
www.bobrooks.com
  • Seafood Club
    crab cake, shrimp salad, tomato, butter lettuce & bacon between 3 slices of Texas toast
3.0 out of 5
479 ratings
est. 1964; waterfront family seafood restaurant w/ outdoor tiki bar
All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate   (22 restaurants)    
Aired on: November 6, 2016 
Aired on: November 6, 2016