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Commander's Palace: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Commander's PalaceSee Commander's Palace Video ($$$)
(4674 ratings)

1403 Washington Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 899-8221
www.commanderspalace.com
  • Gumbo
    recipe changes slightly depending on what is fresh and local for that day; looks good
  • Creole Bread Pudding Souffle
    rich bread pudding whipped into a light fluffy souffle w/ whiskey sauce; looks good
  • Louisiana Blue Crab Lasagna
    seasonal; mushroom-spinach-caramelized onions-ricotta lasagna topped w/ deep-fried soft-shell crab & crab-based hollandaise sauce; looks good
  • Shrimp and Tasso Henican
    a signature dish; wild Louisiana white shrimp stuffed w/ spicy Cajun ham tossed in Crystal hot sauce w/ pickled okra & five pepper jelly; looks good
4.5 out of 5
4674 ratings
#7 (America's Best: American Classics); opened in 1880; before Hurricane Katrina, it was the longest continually operating restaurant in U.S...closed for 13 months for restoration; restaurant in turquoise and white Victorian in The Garden District
Cooks & Captains: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cooks & Captains [CLOSED] ($$$)
(93 ratings)

254 5th Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(347) 721-3801
  • Oxtail
    seasoned w/ spices, gochujang & miso then oven roasted; braised in stock, veggies, herbs & red wine; looks good
4.5 out of 5
93 ratings
[CLOSED]; est 2017; farm-to-table food w/ global influences
Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge ($$)
(338 ratings)

1210 Manchester St Map It!
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 288-2176
crankandboom.com
  • Bourbon Ball Sundae
    bourbon & honey ice cream w/ chocolate fudge sauce & candied pecans
4.5 out of 5
338 ratings
started as a food cart in 2013; locally sourced, natural ice creams w/ eclectic ingredients & house made toppings; features craft beer & cocktails
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Kids' Menu"
  • Make Your Own Pizza
    personalized par-baked pizza crust is brought to your table where you add your sauce, cheese, toppings, and then they bring it back to the kitchen to bake; looks fun
4.5 out of 5
3989 ratings
contemporary Italian restaurant featuring pasta, pizza, seafood & meat, plus wine & cocktails
Daniel: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
DanielSee Daniel Video ($$$$)
(1627 ratings)

60 E 65th St. Map It!
New York, NY 10065
(212) 288-0033
www.danielnyc.com/daniel....
  • Canard a la Presse (Pressed Duck)
    side-table presentation; looks good
  • Clay Baked Wild King Salmon
    seasonal dish; fig leaf-wrapped Alaskan King salmon baked in clay; served w/ fennel custard, carmelized figs, fennel confit & red wine fig balsamic
4.5 out of 5
1627 ratings
est 1993; award-winning chef's flagship restaurant w/ upscale French restaurant; "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)
  • Dark Truffle Cake
    covered in dark chocolate ganache & garnished w/ dark chocolate ribbons & cocoa powder; batter contains mayonnaise
4.5 out of 5
144 ratings
est 2011; scratch-made sweets from family recipes
Destroyer: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Destroyer ($$)
(454 ratings)

3578 Hayden Ave Map It!
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 360-3860
destroyer.la
  • Rice Porridge
    caramelized broccoli, puffed rice & burnt onion; looks good
4.5 out of 5
454 ratings
minimalist, daytime-only spot for inventive Scandinavian-style breakfast & lunch fare
Di Palo's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Di Palo's ($$)
(311 ratings)

200 Grand St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(212) 226-1033
  • Lasagna Al Forno
    Pecorino-Romano, aged provolone, house mozzarella & house ricotta, layered w/ sauce & dry noodles, then baked
4.5 out of 5
311 ratings
est 1925; Italian specialty shop w/ cured meats, artisanal cheeses, pasta & more
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dinosaur Bar-B-QueSee Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Video ($$)
(1890 ratings)

246 W Willow St Map It!
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 476-4937
www.dinosaurbarbque.com
  • Beef Brisket
    looks good
  • Pulled Pork
    looks good; looks good
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Pork Sket
    pulled pork and beef brisket; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1890 ratings
#61 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); "Best BBQ in northeast"; Other Recipes: Corn & Potato Chowder | Grilled Scallop Ceviche | Roasted Garlic & Chile-Crusted Pork Loin
Donut Man: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Donut Man ($)
(4607 ratings)

915 E Rt 66 Map It!
Glendora, CA 91740
(626) 335-9111
www.thedonutmanca.com
  • Strawberry Donut
    large soft golden glazed donut stuffed w/ fresh strawberries & smothered w/ housemade glaze; looks good
4.5 out of 5
4607 ratings
#33 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened 24/7
Doughnut Plant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Doughnut PlantSee Doughnut Plant Video ($$)
(3239 ratings)

379 Grand St Map It!
New York, NY 10002
(212) 505-3700
www.doughnutplant.com
  • Doughnuts
    gourmet doughnuts
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Doughnut
    square doughnut w/ traditional hole, injected w/ blackberry jelly w/in doughnut circle and coated in peanut butter glaze; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3239 ratings
#89 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1994 using grandfather's doughnut recipe; gourmet doughnuts
Drew's Denver Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Drew's Denver Deli [CLOSED]See Drew's Denver Deli Video ($)
(68 ratings)

988 Lincoln St Map It!
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 832-7999
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "At a Deli"
  • Jimmy's Favorite Sandwich
    Reuben sandwich that uses 2 Latkas (potato pancakes) as its "bread"; written in Esquire's feature "Best Sandwiches in America" (2008); looks good
4.5 out of 5
68 ratings
[CLOSED]; originally called Jimmy & Drew's; moved from original location on 2855 28th St, Boulder
Dukes Bar-B-Que: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dukes Bar-B-QueSee Dukes Bar-B-Que Video ($)
(47 ratings)

1298 Whitman St Map It!
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-2916
  • Hash
4.5 out of 5
47 ratings
  • Artichokes Barigoule
    braised in white wine, olive oil & butter; sauteed w/ onions, celery & carrots; topped w/ basil & thyme
4.5 out of 5
222 ratings
restaurant & leadership institute for formerly incarcerated adults; serving seasonal, classic French cuisine
El Gallito Tortas Ahogadas: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El Gallito Tortas AhogadasSee El Gallito Tortas Ahogadas Video ($)
(167 ratings)

1008 Industrial Blvd Map It!
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 397-9650
  • Tortas Ahogadas
    carnitas (slow-cooked pulled pork) w/ refried beans in sandwich "drowning" in a spicy salsa topped w/ pickled onions and a slice of lime; looks good
4.5 out of 5
167 ratings
food truck
Etats Unis Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Etats Unis Restaurant [CLOSED] ($$$$)
(11 ratings)

242 E 81st St Map It!
New York, NY 10028
(212) 517-8826
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Chocolate"
  • Chocolate Souffle
4.5 out of 5
11 ratings
[CLOSED]
Evvia Estiatorio: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Evvia EstiatorioSee Evvia Estiatorio Video ($$$)
(2428 ratings)

420 Emerson St Map It!
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 326-0983
www.evvia.net
  • Soutzoukakia (Grilled Lamb Meatballs)
4.5 out of 5
2428 ratings
refined, cosmopolitan sensibility w/ a Mediterranean culinary tradition and an appreciation for vibrant Greek flavors
FIG: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
FIGSee FIG Video ($$$)
(1229 ratings)

232 Meeting St Map It!
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 805-5900
www.eatatfig.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sauced"
  • Hanger Steak w/ Agrodolce Sauce
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
1229 ratings
Five Daughters Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Five Daughters Bakery ($$)
(837 ratings)

1110 Caruthers Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 490-6554
fivedaughtersbakery.com
  • Vanilla Cream 100 Layer Doughnut
    takes up to 3 days to prepare; filled & topped w/ house vanilla cream & dusted w/ powdered sugar; "buttery, sweet, flaky" -Jeff Mauro
4.5 out of 5
837 ratings
est. 2015; family owned bakery w/ 4 TN locations & 2 GA locations
Fran's Chocolates: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fran's ChocolatesSee Fran's Chocolates Video ($$$)
(181 ratings)

2626 NE University Village St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 528-9969
www.franschocolates.com
  • Coconut Gold Bars
    "it's like an Almond Joy bar, but this takes it up to a level that can't be beat"-Bobby Flay; sold in box of 7 or 14; can be shipped; looks good
4.5 out of 5
181 ratings
opened in 1982; artisan chocolatier
French Laundry: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
French LaundrySee French Laundry Video ($$$$)
(2643 ratings)

6640 Washington St Map It!
Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 944-2380
www.frenchlaundry.com
  • Oysters and Pearls
    "Sabayon" of Pearl Tapioca with Island Creek Oysters and White Sturgeon Caviar
4.5 out of 5
2643 ratings
opened in 1994; philosophy: "In the end, a great meal is not about the food and the wine. A great meal is an emotional experience." (from its website); Other Recipes: Cappuccino Semifreddo w/ Cinnamon-Sugar Doughnuts | Duck Breast w/ Grapes, Turnips & Port Emulsion | Figs w/ Fennel, Goat Cheese & Green Peppercorn Vinaigrette | Gazpacho
  • Oysters Rockefeller
    shucked oyster wrapped in sliced potato & fried; w/ parmesan leek emulsion, sauteed spinach & bacon; "everybody goes crazy...best Oysters Rockefeller I've ever had" -Justin Brunson
4.5 out of 5
839 ratings
opened in 2007; offering seasonal, upscale American comfort food
Garcia's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Garcia's CafeSee Garcia's Cafe Video ($)
(11 ratings)

211 Hwy 133 Map It!
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-4532
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "For Brunch"
  • Menudo
    Mexican meat and tripe soup
4.5 out of 5
11 ratings
Girl & the Goat: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Girl & the GoatSee Girl & the Goat Video ($$$)
(8714 ratings)

809 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 492-6262
www.girlandthegoat.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Ice Creamy"
  • Bourbon Apples Cranberry Miso Marcona Almond Maple Fat Gelato
    layered desert served in a glass cup; gelato is made w/ rendered smoked pork fat; "apple pie on crack"-Stephanie Izard (chef/co-owner)
4.5 out of 5
8714 ratings
opened in 2010; "a rustic and bad ass environment" (from its website)
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
    3-course meal w/ options for each course; Michael got the following: 1st-seared foie gras served on Concord grape gelee; 2nd-butternut squash risotto w/ sage & spice butter; 3rd-roasted organic free range turkey w/ duck confit sour cherry stuffing, root vegetables and potato puree, cranberry compote and fortified turkey jus; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1605 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1984; many accolades including James Beard Foundation Award - Outstanding Restaurant (2002), only restaurant to have received five consecutive three-star reviews from the New York Times; Other Recipes: Crushed White Bean Bruschetta w/ White Truffle Oil | Red Snapper Braised w/ Rosemary, Potatoes, & Garlic Confit | Shrimp, Spiced Mango, & Avocado Salad w/ Citrus Dressing
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