Food Paradise: Deep Fried Paradise 3

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: February 27, 2013 
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Iowa State Fair
3000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 262-3111
www.iowastatefair.org...
  • Deep-Fried Butter
    butter is sticked, dipped in cinnamon/honey batter & deep-fried
  • Deep-Fried Pickledawgs
    one of the more popular items; quarter-slice dill pickle w/ cream cheese w/ ham or pastrami wrapped on outside, then battered & deep-fried
  • Double-Bacon Corn Dog
    hot dog wrapped in bacon & dipped in cornmeal batter w/ bacon bits & deep-fried
  • Funnel Cakes
    red velvet topped w/ powdered sugar & cream cheese glaze; also German chocolate topped w/ powdered sugar, pecans
  • Potato Chips
    made-to-order; at Grater Taters booth
4.5 out of 5
72 ratings
vendors & vendors of deep-fried foods
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Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies
I-35 Exit 51
Davis, OK 73030
(580) 369-7830
www.theoriginalfriedpiesh...
  • Fried Pie
    hand-sized dessert or meat pastries that are similar to a turnover, except that they are deep-fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
103 ratings
since 1974; local legend; started as delivery service to near-by ranchers as early as 1893; at gas station w/ brontosaurus on roof; 15 different locations across 4 states
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Beer Belly
532 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-2337
beerbellyla.com
  • Death By Duck
    popular; duck fat fries, duck skin cracklins, duck confit served w/ raspberry-mustard dipping sauce; looks good
  • Deep Fried Cheese Balls
    popular; w/ provolone cheese & served w/ basil marinara dipping sauce; looks good
  • Duck French Dip
    sage-roasted duck breast, provolone, duck-skin, horseradish aioli, duck au jus; "in the world of great duck sandwiches that I've had--duck dishes--that's easily in the top 5 all-time of my life"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Jidori Hot Wings
    buffalo blue (spicy), or volcano chipotle (super spicy), or honey Dijon & cilantro (not spicy); Guy got the volcano chipotle wings; comes w/ side of blue cheese dressing
  • Deep Fried Twinkie
  • Beer Belly Grilled Cheese
    quad deck; cheddar, Swiss, goat cheese, Asiago, Applewood bacon, fried egg, maple syrup; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2111 ratings
opened in 2011; in Koreatown; "beer bar focused on serving craft beer, and crafty food" (from website)
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Funnelicious
155 Augusta St
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 631-1527
www.funnelicious.com...
  • Deep Fried Kool-Aid Balls
    Kool-Aid mixed in to funnel cake battered, formed into balls & deep-fried; "tastes like a summer day"
  • Funnel Cakes
    signature dish; can be ordered normal size or super-sized (fill up a rectangular pizza box)
4.0 out of 5
22 ratings
opened in 2011; specialize in carnival-type foods
5
Forcella (CLOSED)
334 Bowery St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 466-3300
www.forcellaeatery.com...
  • Burrata Pizza
    w/ fontina, prosciutto
  • Calzone Fritto
    deep-fried that includes smoked mozzarella, salami, ricotta, tomato & parmesan
  • Margherita Pizza
    house specialty; owner's favorite
  • Nutella Pizza
    dessert pizza w/ Nutella w/ sliced almonds inside flash-fried dough & topped w/ powdered sugar
3.5 out of 5
372 ratings
CLOSED; Pizza Frittes are flash-fried crust & then oven-finished w/ sauce, cheese & toppings
6
Sumo Grub (CLOSED)
2235 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 396-3967
  • Deep Fried Tempora Burger
    1/3-lb Angus beef cooked on flat top, then battered, floured, bread-crumbed & deep-fried in soybean oil; served on bun w/ lettuce, tomato, grilled onions & "Sumo sauce"; available 6-patties high
  • Six Feet Under Challenge
    six deep-fried burger patties, fried mac 'n cheese,fried twinkies, fried Oreos, whipped cream & sauce; finish & you eat for free
3.5 out of 5
139 ratings
CLOSED; est. 2010; main concept is tempura frying good old American food; Motto: "Live free or die frying"
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Dos Diablos Mexican Cantina (CLOSED)
15 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 245-3100
www.dosdiabloschicago.com...
  • Big Mel
    signature dish; 3.5-lb beef chimichanga (deep-fried burrito)
3.0 out of 5
214 ratings
CLOSED
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Ozona Grill & Bar
4615 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 265-9105
www.ozonagrill.com
  • Chicken Fried Steak
    hand-battered-to-order-and-deep-fried topped w/ cream gravy (or Queso or chili for extra) served w/ Texas toast & fries
3.0 out of 5
310 ratings
since 1992; offer indoor or multiple patio seating; Tex-Mex cuisine
 Food Paradise: Deep Fried Paradise 3  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: February 27, 2013