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Best Thing I Ever Ate

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  • Kouing Aman
    house specialty; sweet & salty, buttery, & flaky pastry...a dessert-version of a croissant; looks good
4.5 out of 5
429 ratings
Levain BakerySee Levain Bakery Video ($$)
(9041 ratings)

167 W 74th St Map It!
New York, NY 10023
(212) 874-6080
www.levainbakery.com
  • Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie
    owners' personal favorite cookie; crunchy on the outside & gooey in the inside; "truly life-altering"-Rocco Dispirito; looks good!
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
    large & thick cookie (6 oz. each); looks good!
4.5 out of 5
9041 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [Bobby's recipe]; opened in 1995; business mission: bake everything fresh and on site each day and to donate the day's leftovers to charity each night
Loring PlaceSee Loring Place Video ($$$)
(500 ratings)

21 W 8th St Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 388-1831
www.loringplacenyc.com
  • Spicy Soppressata & Sausage Calzone
    artisanal crust stuffed w/ house-made ricotta, mozzarella, sausage, basil & oregano; topped w/ tomato sauce, parmesan & spicy soppressata
4.5 out of 5
500 ratings
opened in 2016; menu is upscale American w/ wood-fired dishes & handmade pastas, for small & large shareable plates
Lotus of SiamSee Lotus of Siam Video ($$)
(2207 ratings)

620 E Flamingo Rd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 538-6135
lotusofsiamlv.com
  • Lnam Prik Ong (Red Chili Dip)
    combination of ground pork and spices (spaghetti sauce-like texture); use vegetables and pork rinds to dip; "I guarantee you it'll be the best thing you put into your mouth in Vegas...bar none!"-Ming Tsai
  • Khao Soi (Crispy Duck)
    crispy duck served on a bed of egg noodles in a curry base sauce, garnished w/ sliced red onions, lime & pickled vegetables; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2207 ratings
Thai restaurant; off Las Vegas Strip; James Beard award-winning (2011-Best Chef: Southwest); moved from original airing location (953 E Sahara Ave)
Loveless Cafe ($$)
(2584 ratings)

8400 Hwy 100 Map It!
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 646-9700
www.lovelesscafe.com
  • Famous Loveless Cafe Country Ham (7oz)
    served w/ two eggs, red-eye gravy & choice of grits, hash brown casserole, or home fried potatoes, plus hot biscuits & homemade preserves
  • Biscuits
    made by the "Biscuit Lady" (Carol Fay); Martha Stewart tried to get the recipe (but didn't get it); looks good
  • Country Ham
  • Hashbrown Casserole
4.5 out of 5
2584 ratings
opened in 1952; Southern cooking; known for their biscuits, they serve 4,000 to 7,000 biscuits a day; also a 14-room motel; Other Recipes: Peach Glazed Ham with Peach Corn Relish
Lox ($)
(299 ratings)

772 N High St Map It!
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 824-4005
www.theloxbagelshop.com
  • Everything Bagel w/ Pastrami
    hand made bagel & house cured pastrami w/ mustard, pickled onion, swiss; looks good
4.5 out of 5
299 ratings
est. 2018; known for "hand rolled, boiled & baked bagels & bagel sandwiches" (from its website)
LUVI Restaurant ($$)
(185 ratings)

5236 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 605-3340
www.luvirestaurant.com
  • Lion's Head Soup
    crab & pork meatball in house bone broth; served w/ baby bok choy heart, carrot & rice; topped w/ flying fish caviar
4.5 out of 5
185 ratings
est. 2018; homestyle Chinese & modern Japanese cuisines w/ a twist
MagnoliasSee Magnolias Video ($$$)
(2494 ratings)

185 E Bay St Map It!
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-7771
magnoliascharleston.com
  • Pimento Cheese with Flatbread
    appetizer; "Southern caviar"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2494 ratings
Mama Toscano's Ravioli [CLOSED]See Mama Toscano's Ravioli Video ($)
(122 ratings)

2201 Macklind Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-2926
  • Toasted Ravioli
    meat-filled, rolled in bread crumbs and pan-fried or deep-fried; takes 3 days to make; NOTE: not served on location, sold unprepared in boxed packages; they can ship to you
4.5 out of 5
122 ratings
[CLOSED]; not a restaurant, but serve some food like sandwiches
Mama's Fish HouseSee Mama's Fish House Video ($$$$)
(8031 ratings)

799 Poho Pl Map It!
Paia, HI 96779
(808) 579-8488
www.mamasfishhouse.com
  • Liliko'I (Passion Fruit) Creme Brulee
4.5 out of 5
8031 ratings
opened in 1973; nestled in a beautiful coconut grove on a secluded white sand beach
Mana Bu'sSee Mana Bu's Video ($)
(469 ratings)

1618 S King St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 358-0287
www.hawaiimusubi.com
  • Spam Musubi
    spam-filled rice rolls wrapped in dry seaweed
4.5 out of 5
469 ratings
restaurant closes once food sells out
Manhattan Beach PostSee Manhattan Beach Post Video ($$)
(3507 ratings)

1142 Manhattan Ave Map It!
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-5405
eatmbpost.com
  • Bacon Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits
    "world famous biscuits!" (from its website); apple wood smoked bacon, aged cheddar & whipped maple butter; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3507 ratings
opened in 2011; "crafting unforgettable culinary experiences through adventurous & soulful cuisine" (from its website); seasonal menu features house made breads, seafood & meat dishes, charcuterie, cheese & more
Marcel ($$$$)
(719 ratings)

1170 Howell Mill Rd Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 665-4555
marcelatl.com
  • Beef Wellington
    chateaubriand, mushroom duxelles, prosciutto, puff pastry; must provide restaurant 24 hours notice to order; looks good
4.5 out of 5
719 ratings
est 2015; steakhouse named after Marcel Cerdan, an iconic French professional boxer
Marjie's Grill ($$)
(193 ratings)

320 S Broad Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 603-2234
www.marjiesgrill.com
  • Curried Gumbo
    Thai-style curry based gumbo w/ chicken & pig feet; served w/ rice
  • Crispy Pig Knuckles
    coated w/ black pepper, herbs, chilis & lime; looks good
  • Honey Butter Yardbird
    ¼ or ½ of a pasture raised chicken rubbed w/ chili & garlic, slow grilled over hardwood coals & basted w/ LA honey & sweet cream butter; owner/chef's favorite dish; looks good
4.5 out of 5
193 ratings
serving Southern & Southeast Asia fusion
  • Lamb Shoulder
    spiced & cured, sous vide 12 hours then fire roasted, served w/ salad of onions, sumac, mint & parsley
4.5 out of 5
853 ratings
est. 2017; featuring curated meals to be enjoyed family-style; known for North African & Middle Eastern dishes & flavors
  • Crispy Fried Oysters
    from P&J Oyster House; w/ bourbon barrel & squid ink soy aioli (key ingredient), smoked manchego cheese & spicy cucumber; featured garnishes: sliced radish & microgreens
4.5 out of 5
638 ratings
contemporary, award-winning fusion of Asian, Cajun & Italian; w/ house cured meats & handmade pasta
McClure's Pickles ($$)
(47 ratings)

8201 St Aubin St Map It!
Detroit, MI 48211
(888) 784-8434
mcclures.com
  • Pickles
    hand-made everyday
4.5 out of 5
47 ratings
since 2006; brothers using their great grandmother Lala's recipe
McGuire's Irish PubSee McGuire's Irish Pub Video ($$)
(2125 ratings)

600 E Gregory St Map It!
Pensacola, FL 32502
(850) 433-6789
www.mcguiresirishpub.com
  • Reuben Eggroll
    all the ingredients of a reuben sandwich in a homemade wonton skin and deep-fried (egg is in the wonton skin and thousand islands dressing...oh, in the name too); thousand islands dressing is used as dipping sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2125 ratings
framed pictures/magazine covers covered wall-to-wall; dollar bills hanging off the restaurant ceiling and plastered on walls
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(254 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
254 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
Meals by GenetSee Meals by Genet Video ($$)
(783 ratings)

1053 S Fairfax Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 938-9304
www.mealsbygenet.com
  • Dorowot
    spicy chicken stewed in red pepper sauce with Ethiopian butter; takes days to make; served on top of injera (a spongy crepe-like flatbread)
4.5 out of 5
783 ratings
Ethiopian cuisine in a casual bistro setting
Merrick Inn ($$$)
(180 ratings)

1074 Merrick Dr Map It!
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 269-5417
www.themerrickinn.com
  • Pecan Crusted Pork Tenderloin
    sautéed tenderloin, bourbon apple chutney & maple chipotle butter; served w/ sides of corn pudding & smoked gouda & bacon mac 'n' cheese; "that's good eatin' right there!" -Jason Smith
4.5 out of 5
180 ratings
classic Southern fare in a historic building; operating for 40+ years
Milk Jar Cookies ($)
(1645 ratings)

5466 Wilshire Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 634-9800
milkjarcookies.com
  • Banana Split Cookie
    top seller; banana dough, chocolate & butterscotch chips, walnuts & fresh strawberry; baked frozen for a gooey center; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1645 ratings
est. 2013; husband-&-wife-run homemade cookie operation w/ small-batch baked, inventive recipes & ice cream sandwiches; ships nationwide
Millburn DeliSee Millburn Deli Video ($$)
(685 ratings)

328 Millburn Ave Map It!
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 379-5800
www.millburndeli.com
  • The Friday Special
    3-slice sandwich of rye bread, lettuce, house-made egg & tuna salads, w/ Russian dressing & sliced pickles
4.5 out of 5
685 ratings
est. 1946; sandwich shop offering classic favorites & unique creations; famous for "stacked" sandwiches
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On a Stick"
  • Insalata Caprese Injection
    one bite: one cherry tomato pierced by pipette that has blended mozzarella and extra virgin olive oil
4.5 out of 5
368 ratings
6-seat bar that offers tasting menu; one of Jose Andres' restaurant
MiyakeSee Miyake Video ($$$)
(397 ratings)

468 Fore St Map It!
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 871-9170
restaurantmiyake.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Mushroom Miso Soup
4.5 out of 5
397 ratings
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