Guilty Pleasures

  (189 restaurants)    
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Gato [CLOSED]See Gato Video ($$$)
(1159 ratings)

324 Lafayette St Map It!
New York, NY 10012
(212) 334-6400
  • Apple Tarte Tatin
    apple tart topped w/ salted Calvados caramel & vanilla-black pepper gelato; looks good
  • Scrambled Eggs
    w/ almond romesco, boucheron cheese, tomato confit toast
4.0 out of 5
1159 ratings
[CLOSED]; one of Bobby Flay's restaurants expressing Mediterranean food, drink & design; located in 100-year-old building
  • Macadamia Turtle Pie
    1-foot tall pie w/ macadamia nut-wafer crust layered w/ vanilla ice cream, more macadamia nut mix, caramel-chocolate sauce, more ice cream & topped w/ whole macadamia nuts
  • Meaning of Life (Cake)
    5-layer cake w/ chocolate mousse, bananas, raspberries, whipped cream; each slice is approx. 6-lbs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2386 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); autographed photographs of athletes, politicians, movie stars, rock stars, entertainers on walls
Giordano's PizzeriaSee Giordano's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(1373 ratings)

223 W Jackson Blvd Map It!
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 583-9400
  • Pizza
    Stuffed deep-dish; Tia gets w/ sausage & pepperoni; Stuffed deep-dish
4.0 out of 5
1373 ratings
#88 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est. 1974
Greenblatt's Deli [CLOSED]See Greenblatt's Deli Video ($$)
(824 ratings)

8017 Sunset Blvd Map It!
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 656-0606
  • #3 Pastrami Sandwich
    w/ Swiss cheese, cole slaw & Russian dressing on pumpernickel; looks good
4.0 out of 5
824 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 1926; catered to the entertainment industry & been "The Place To Go" in Hollywood for Deli including Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, Groucho Marx, Janis Joplin, Bing Crosby, Rita Hayworth, Kirk Douglas, Marlon Brando, Peter Lorre, John Belushi, Danny Kaye & Billie Holiday (from its website)
Grove Hill [CLOSED] ($$)
(85 ratings)

25 Pleasant Dr Map It!
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
(440) 247-4800
  • Chicken Before the Egg (Chopped Chicken Livers)
    duck fat english muffin bread, candied bacon, sunnyside egg
4.0 out of 5
85 ratings
Hash House A Go GoSee Hash House A Go Go Video ($$)
(4015 ratings)

6800 W Sahara Ave Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 804-4646
  • Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict
    w/ maple reduction, 2 eggs, bacon mashed potatoes & biscuit
4.0 out of 5
4015 ratings
parent location in San Diego--also located in Reno; serves "Twisted Farm Food"; large sizes
Holeman & Finch [CLOSED]See Holeman & Finch Video ($$)
(1364 ratings)

2277 Peachtree Rd NE Map It!
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 948-1175
  • The Burger (Double Cheeseburger)
    only 24 burgers served after 10pm...sometimes selling out w/in minutes; everything is homemade including bun, ketchup, mustard, pickles; not on menu, served after 10pm, only 24 burgers per night; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1364 ratings
[CLOSED]; #1 (America's Best: American Classics); according to website, burgers are also a regular part of Sunday brunch offering
Hometown Bar-B-Que ($$)
(1052 ratings)

454 Van Brunt St Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(347) 294-4644
  • Lamb Belly Banh Mi
    smoked pulled lamb belly w/ hot & sweet sauce, pickled Daikon & carrot, cilantro on baguette; looks good
  • Chinese Sticky Ribs
    smoked pork ribs lathered w/ Asian sauce & grilled; looks good
  • Beef Ribs
    smoked for 9-10 hrs; Aaron recommends side of potato salad; looks good
  • Korean Sticky Ribs
    babyback ribs, smoked in white oak & then deep-fried; topped w/ chopped cashew & scallions; looks good
  • Lamb Belly
    smoked for 8-10 hrs on white oak; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1052 ratings
opened in 2013; first-come-first-serve walk-up counter-service bar-b-que hall until BBQ is sold out; live music on weekend nights
Hopdoddy Burger BarSee Hopdoddy Burger Bar Video ($$)
(5161 ratings)

1400 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 243-7505
  • Poutine Burger Special
    fresh-ground burger topped w/ fries, gravy, cheese, caramelized onions, fried egg & "sassy" sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
5161 ratings
multiple locations
Hugo'sSee Hugo's Video ($$)
(1383 ratings)

8401 Santa Monica Blvd Map It!
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 654-3993
  • Pasta Mama
    looks good
  • El Desayuno Burrito De La Casa
    breakfast burrito of eggs scrambled w/ sauteed tomatoes, peppers, onions & cilantro topped w/ slightly spicy roasted tomato chipotle sauce & melted mozzarella cheese or Daiya vegan cheese & garnished w/ guacamole; served w/ breakfast potatoes, turmeric ricen, or fresh fruit; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1383 ratings
serving "stealthy healthy" meals (from its website)
IveyCake [CLOSED]See IveyCake Video ($$)
(37 ratings)

782 Old Hickory Blvd Map It!
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 942-6259
  • Spoiled Rotten Cupcake
    apple spice cake w/ apple cider buttercream, dipped in butterscotch; w/ or w/o toasted pecans; offered seasonally
4.0 out of 5
37 ratings
Joan's on ThirdSee Joan's on Third Video ($$)
(2512 ratings)

8350 W 3rd St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2285
  • Chocolate Coconut Cupcake
  • Short Rib Sandwich
    shredded short rib w/ melted jack cheese & sweet red onions on country white bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2512 ratings
opened in 1995 as a catering company; opened storefront/restaurant in 1998
K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen [CLOSED]See K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen Video ($$$)
(1451 ratings)

416 Chartres St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 596-2530
  • Blackened Louisiana Drum (Redfish)
    fresh Drum fish from Louisiana waters seasoned & blackened in a cast iron skillet; served w/ drawn butter, potatoes & veggies
  • Turducken
    chicken stuffed in a duck that is then stuffed in a turkey
  • Chicken & Andouille Gumbo
    pan-braised chicken, Chef Paul's own Andouille sausage w/ fresh vegetables, cooked in a chicken stock & dark roux; served w/ rice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1451 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1979; serving Cajun soul food; 200-seat dining area include seasonal balcony area on the second floor; international sensation
Keens SteakhouseSee Keens Steakhouse Video ($$$$)
(3008 ratings)

72 W 36th St Map It!
New York, NY 10018
(212) 947-3636
  • Steak
    dry-aged for 3-4 weeks, thick-cut; looks good
  • Legendary Mutton Chop
    dry aged up to 1 week, served w/ jus, mint jelly & sauteed escarole; "now I'm hungry" -Richard Blais; large lamb chop
  • Prime Rib
    "King's cut" (huge...32-oz); looks good!
4.0 out of 5
3008 ratings
#3 (America's Best: American Classics); est. 1885; award-winning giant steaks & signature meats; owns the largest collection of churchwarden pipes in the world (many line the ceiling); historic photos/posters hung wall-to-wall; over 300 single-malts scotches available
Kitchen Consigliere ($$)
(343 ratings)

700 Haddon Ave Map It!
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 854-2156
  • Eggplant Parmesan
    layers of lightly fried eggplant, ricotta & mozzarella baked & served in house marinara...more like a lasagna; looks good
4.0 out of 5
343 ratings
owner/chef went to prison & learned how to cook
Komodo [CLOSED] ($$)
(1806 ratings)

8809 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 246-5153
  • Brutus Tots Salad
    "salad" w/ tater tots, steak & jalapeno aioli; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1806 ratings
[CLOSED]; accessible & modern California Asian fusion; "dangerously good food"
Kuma's CornerSee Kuma's Corner Video ($$)
(5327 ratings)

2900 W Belmont Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 604-8769
  • Plague Bringer Burger
    1-lb patty w/ roasted garlic mayo, extra raw garlic, homemade hot sauce, pepper jack cheese, jalapeno, tortilla chips (for crunch), lettuce, tomato & onion all on a pretzel roll; looks good
  • Black Sabbath Burger
    fan favorite; w/ blackening spice, chili, Pepper Jack, red onion; served on pretzel bun; "that's up there in the top 5 burgers on Triple-D"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Lair of the Minotaur Burger
    w/ caramelized onions, pancetta, brie, bourbon-soaked pears served on pretzel roll
  • Mastodon Burger
    10-oz burger w/ bacon, barbecue sauce, sharp cheddar & frizzled onions; looks good
  • Build-Your-Own Mac and Cheese
    choice of Andouille sausage, bacon, broccoli, caramelized onions, chicken, corn, garlic, green onion, jalapeno, peas, roasted red pepper and/or sundried tomatoes; looks good
  • Kuma Burger
    signature & top seller; w/ bacon, sharp cheddar, fried egg, lettuce, tomato & onion
4.0 out of 5
5327 ratings
opened in 2005; dive-bar where burgers named after heavy metal bands
Locanda VerdeSee Locanda Verde Video ($$$)
(1817 ratings)

377 Greenwich St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(212) 925-3797
  • Maple Budino
    dessert - flam/pudding
  • Lamb Meatball Sliders
    w/ caprino & cucumber; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1817 ratings
casual, energetic, affordable neighborhood Italian taverna
Lou Malnati's PizzeriaSee Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(7011 ratings)

439 N Wells St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9800
  • 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
7011 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
  • BBQ Nachos
    corn tortilla chips, pulled pork, queso, slaw, cilantro, sour cream, pickled jalapenos, lime wedges & Jack's Creek; looks good
  • Broccoli Salad
    a top side seller; looks good
  • Smoked Wings
  • Fried Bologna Sandwich
    1-inch thick sliced smoked bologna & flash-fried
  • Redneck Taco
    BBQ on top of cornbread hoe-cake topped w/ slaw & sauce; choose between pork, brisket, sausage, chicken, turkey or catfish (Michael gets the chicken)
  • Whole Hog Platter
    smoked w/ hickory pulled pork; Michael get sides: broccoli salad & hush puppies; looks good
4.0 out of 5
887 ratings
specialize in West Tennessee-style; multiple locations
MC KitchenSee MC Kitchen Video ($$$)
(393 ratings)

4141 NE 2nd Ave Map It!
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 456-9948
  • Paccheri
    tubular pasta w/ gravy sauce w/ housemade sausage, mascarpone, broccoli rabe
4.0 out of 5
393 ratings
serving Italian cuisine; "one of the top 3 best Italian restaurants in the entire United States" -Rocco Dispirito
Mr Holmes Bakehouse [CLOSED]See Mr Holmes Bakehouse Video ($$)
(2467 ratings)

1042 Larkin St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 829-7700
  • PB&J Cruffin
    layers-like croissant shaped like a muffin rolled in sugar & stuffed w/ PB & J filling; takes multi-day to make; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2467 ratings
[CLOSED]; long lines
Mud Hen Tavern [CLOSED]See Mud Hen Tavern Video ($$)
(445 ratings)

742 N Highland Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 203-0500
  • Chicken & Waffle Croquettes
    deep-fried waffle batter, chicken & bacon meatballs; topped spicy maple sauce
4.0 out of 5
445 ratings
[CLOSED]; casual neighborhood place
  • Chocolate Tower
    a chocolate-cloaked stack including a Rice Krispies treat, a chocolate chip cookie, an Oreo cookie, a marshmallow & a peanut-butter cup all "glued" by chocolate; looks good
4.0 out of 5
85 ratings
since 1980; family-owned & operated; located in Reading Terminal Market
Petit TroisSee Petit Trois Video ($$$)
(763 ratings)

718 N Highland Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 468-8916
  • 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
Guilty Pleasures   (189 restaurants)    
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