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Best Thing I Ever Ate

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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Obsessions"
  • Kumamoto Oysters
4.5 out of 5
6540 ratings
launched in 1983 with a $500 loan from their parents and a five-acre lease on northern Tomales Bay; now harvest 3 million oysters annually
Home Grown ($)
(1501 ratings)

968 Memorial Dr SE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 222-0455
www.homegrownga.com
  • Lynne Stack
    fried salmon patty, fried green tomato, pimento cheese (cheddar, mayo, hot sauce & pimento peppers); served on sauteed tomatoes & spinach; looks good
  • Grant's Stack Sandwich
    homemade pimento w/ fried green tomatoes & bacon on grilled Texas Toast; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1501 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Food); neighborhood favorite offering creative & delicious breakfast options & a hearty brunch menu on the weekend; serve only breakfast & lunch
home.madeSee home.made Video ($$)
(163 ratings)

1072 Baxter St Map It!
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 206-9216
www.homemadeathens.com
  • Ham & Pimento Cheese
    pepper jelly glazed smoked pork shoulder served w/ whipped cream cheese, cheddar & house pimento cheese, plus milk bread; "heaven in your mouth!" -Jernard Wells; looks good
4.5 out of 5
163 ratings
opened in 2005; traditional Southern cuisine w/ a modern twist
Horseshoe Hill Cafe [CLOSED] ($$)
(379 ratings)

204 W Exchange Ave Map It!
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 882-6405
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Big Cheese"
  • Dip & Chips
    loaded queso w/ taco meat, guacamole, sour cream & pico de gallo; looks good
4.5 out of 5
379 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2015; cowboy themed restaurant known for authentic Southern-style cooking
Howlin' Ray's ($$)
(7206 ratings)

727 N Broadway Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 935-8399
howlinrays.com
  • Hot Chicken
    whole Nashville hot chicken wings; served w/ pickles & bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
7206 ratings
est 2016; started as a food truck by Johnny Ray Zone; long lines
Ice & Vice [CLOSED] ($$)
(740 ratings)

221 E Broadway Map It!
New York, NY 10002
(646) 678-3687
  • Black & White Everything Sammie
    house ice cream sandwiched in homemade black & white cookies, rolled in everything bagel seasoning; "all the best parts of a NY deli in one bite!" -Elena Besser
4.5 out of 5
740 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2015; specializes in experimental, handcrafted ice cream, frozen yogurt & sorbet
Ice Cream SmugglerSee Ice Cream Smuggler Video ($)
(140 ratings)

716 Main St Map It!
Dennis, MA 02638
(508) 385-5307
icecreamsmuggler.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Ice Creamy"
  • Hot Fudge Sundae
4.5 out of 5
140 ratings
opened in 1978; local institution; on Cape Cod
Inotheke [CLOSED]See Inotheke Video ($$)
(255 ratings)

606 Broadway Map It!
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-3366
  • Moussaka
    roasted vegetables, meat sauce, herbs & bechamel sauce, layered & baked
4.5 out of 5
255 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2016; modern Greek cuisine from classic ingredients
  • Shrimp & Alligator Sausage Cheesecake
    salty (not sweet) cheesecake topped in creole sauce; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Plate
    crispy crust; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2477 ratings
since 1996; quirky (fun) decor & party atmosphere; long lines (wait up to two hours nightly); eclectic mix of Creole and Cajun specialties
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams ($$)
(400 ratings)

59 Spruce St Map It!
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 228-9960
jenis.com
  • Queen City Cayenne Ice Cream
4.5 out of 5
400 ratings
you can mail order
Ji Rong Peking DuckSee Ji Rong Peking Duck Video ($$)
(1500 ratings)

8450 Valley Blvd Map It!
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 280-8600
www.jirongpekingduck.com
  • Peking Duck
    served w/ crispy duck skin, hoisin duck sauce, onions, cucumber & thin pancakes to wrap; "best Peking duck I've ever had. Ever!" -Katie Pix; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1500 ratings
Chinese eatery offering roasted duck, kung pao chicken & other classics, plus lunch specials
Joe's Kansas City BBQSee Joe's Kansas City BBQ Video ($$)
(4223 ratings)

3002 W 47th Ave Map It!
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 722-3366
www.joeskc.com
  • BBQ
  • Z-Man Sandwich
    slow-smoked beef brisket, smoked provolone cheese topped w/ 2 onion rings on a toasted Kaiser bun; "my favorite BBQ sandwich anywhere in the world"-Danielle Dimovski; looks good
  • Carolina Pork Sandwich
    house specialty; pulled pork served on a toasted bun, w/ spicy cole slaw & Bubba's sauce; looks good
  • Beef Brisket
    top-seller; looks good
  • Burnt Ends
    "one of the best BBQs I've come across"; looks good; only served 3 days/week (check website menu)
  • Ribs
4.5 out of 5
4223 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); opened in 1996 after multiple competition awards & catering jobs; in gas station w/ liquor store next door; voted best BBQ by readers of USA TODAY & 10Best (from its website); long lines; also known as Oklahoma Joe's BBQ
Joy ($$)
(1265 ratings)

5100 York Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(323) 999-7642
www.joyonyork.com
  • Thousand Layer Pancake
    rolled & flattened dough, grilled & filled w/ scallions, Thai basil, egg & cheese; topped w/ spices & garlic chili paste
4.5 out of 5
1265 ratings
opened in 2018; modern neighborhood eatery serving Taiwanese classics w/ a twist
Kanella South [CLOSED]See Kanella South Video ($$)
(255 ratings)

757 S Front St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 644-8949
  • Cyprus Breakfast
4.5 out of 5
255 ratings
[CLOSED]; Greek food with a hint of Turkey, France, Italy, England and the Middle East; moved from original airing location (1001 Spruce St)
Ken's Artisan Bakery ($)
(835 ratings)

338 NW 21st Ave Map It!
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 248-2202
kensartisan.com
  • Butter Croissant
    award-winning dish; house made & flakey; looks good
4.5 out of 5
835 ratings
opened in 2001; recognized by numerous publications; offers French bistro menu & fresh baked goods
Kilwin's ($$)
(96 ratings)

405 Main St Map It!
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-1244
www.kilwins.com/stores/ki...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Dipped"
  • Caramel Pecan Apple
    Granny Smith apple dunked in hand-crafted copper-kettle caramel & rolled in pecans; looks good
4.5 out of 5
96 ratings
est. 1947; old fashioned sweets shop w/ chocolates, ice cream & handmade confections; over 140 franchised locations in 25 states east of the Rockies
L'Artusi ($$$)
(2096 ratings)

228 W 10th St Map It!
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-5757
www.lartusi.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On A Date"
  • Spaghetti with Breadcrumbs
    tossed in butter, garlic, green chilies, Parmesan & breadcrumbs
4.5 out of 5
2096 ratings
opened in 2008; "a modern take on traditional Italian cuisine, combining comfort & creativity" (from its website)
L'Atelier de Joel RobuchonSee L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon Video ($$$$)
(1161 ratings)

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-7358
www.mgmgrand.com/restaura...
  • 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
1161 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
la Barbecue ($$)
(2700 ratings)

2027 E Cesar Chavez St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 605-9696
labarbecue.com
  • Beef Brisket
    moist brisket; looks good; smoked/cooked in post-oak wood for 8 hrs; looks good
  • Beef Rib
    large rib
4.5 out of 5
2700 ratings
formerly JMueller BBQ at airing; one of Danielle's personal favorites; long lines (sells out quickly); live music on Saturdays & Sundays; had to shut down temporarily in 2006...sold smokers to competitor Aaron Franklin...now a heated competitor; long lines
Langer's DeliSee Langer's Deli Video ($$)
(4130 ratings)

704 S Alvarado St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 483-8050
www.langersdeli.com
  • #19 - Pastrami Sandwich
    thick-cut pastrami complemented by a slice of Swiss cheese, Russian dressing and homemade cole slaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
4130 ratings
opened in 1947; started as a 12-stool lunch counter, now can seat 135 patrons; local and international icon; located diagonally across MacArthur Park
Larder Delicatessen and BakerySee Larder Delicatessen and Bakery Video ($$)
(132 ratings)

1455 W 29th St Map It!
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 912-8203
larderdb.com
  • Matzo Mac 'N' Cheese
    matzo spaetzle "pasta" w/ cheese sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
132 ratings
located in the Ohio City Firehouse; "Eastern European delicatessen & bakery w/ Jewish deli roots" (from its website); named "Best Deli in America" by Michelin starred chef Daniel Boulud (from its website)
Le BernardinSee Le Bernardin Video ($$$$)
(2729 ratings)

155 W 51st St Map It!
New York, NY 10019
(212) 554-1515
www.le-bernardin.com
  • Crispy Black Bass
    looks good
  • Scallops
    in Dashi brown Bonito butter sauce; served on a scallop shell
4.5 out of 5
2729 ratings
James Beard Award winner (2003); executive chef: Eric Ripert
Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop ($$)
(3383 ratings)

820 Olowalu Village Rd Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 662-3600
www.leodas.com
  • Olowalu Lime Pie
    tart key lime pie w/ flakey crust; topped w/ whipped cream
4.5 out of 5
3383 ratings
counter-serve cafe featuring farm-fresh American eats & handmade baked goods
Leonard's BakerySee Leonard's Bakery Video ($)
(696 ratings)

94-849 Lumiaina St Map It!
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 732-2133
www.leonardshawaii.com
  • Malasasas w/ Haupia Filling
    Portuquese confection...sort of like a doughnut without the hole rolled in cinnamon and sugar and filled w/ Hawaiian coconut pudding; looks good
4.5 out of 5
696 ratings
mobile truck selling bakery items; original store (Leonard's Bakery) est. in 1952
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On Wheels"
  • "Barbacado"
    half avocado, stuffed w/ smoked barbacoa & topped w/ diced white onion, jalapeño salsa, queso fresco & cilantro
4.5 out of 5
193 ratings
est. 2017; inventive barbecue food truck & catering service featuring locally sourced meats; "new school barbecue" (from its website)
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