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Village Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Village TavernSee Village Tavern Video ($$)
(268 ratings)

221 Reynolda Village Map It!
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
(336) 748-0221
www.villagetavern.com
  • Hot Crab Dip
    w/ backfin crab meat; served w/ toasted garlic bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
268 ratings
started in 1984; "scratch kitchen / craft bar"; multiple locations
  • Short Rib & Cheddar Duck Fat Fries
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1524 ratings
Chef Jose Garces is 2009 winner of the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic" award; Other Recipes: Pickled Baby Beets
Westside Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Westside TavernSee Westside Tavern Video ($$)
(1459 ratings)

10850 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 470-1539
www.westsidetavernla.com
  • Warm Sticky Toffee Cake
    topped w/ Mascarpone cream; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1459 ratings
social, urban-minded restaurant, featuring chef-driven California Tavern Cuisine alongside a complementary selection of fresh cocktails, California craft beers & a boutique wine list
  • Italian Sub
    18-inch long sub w/ Italian bologna, Italian capicola, Genoa salami, Provolone, lettuce & other toppings (Guy gets tomatoes, onions, crushed cherry peppers), Italian seasoning, oil; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
1138 ratings
since 1946; Atlantic City institution; long lines; one of my personal favorites
White Manna: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
White MannaSee White Manna Video ($)
(1191 ratings)

358 River St Map It!
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 342-0914
  • Sliders (Cheeseburgers)
    w/ sliced onions smashed into patties & topped w/ cheese; looks good; each so small, "a proper serving would be somewhere between 3 and 11"-Alex Guarnaschelli (joking...maybe)
4.0 out of 5
1191 ratings
tiny burger joint; beef brought in daily every morning; long lines
Willa Jean: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Willa Jean ($$)
(1825 ratings)

611 O'Keefe Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 509-7334
www.willajean.com
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "O.M.G. Food!"
  • King Cake
    4-lb cake stuffed w/ salted caramel, dulce leche, sliced bananas, mascarpone, pecans, edible gold leaves; available only during Mardi Gras
4.0 out of 5
1825 ratings
bakery & restaurant serving modern & elegant touch to iconic southern food
  • Porterhouse Steak
    dry-aged for 28 days & broiled at 1600-degrees; Bobby recommends sides of creamed spinach & German potatoes; looks good
4.0 out of 5
972 ratings
from Wolfgang Zwiener who used to work at legendary steakhouse Peter Luger; blue & white arched, vaulted ceilings tiled by the famed Rafael Guastavino
1 Pico: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
1 PicoSee 1 Pico Video ($$$)
(299 ratings)

1 Pico Blvd Map It!
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 587-1717
www.shuttersonthebeach.co...
  • Salted Caramel Sundae
3.5 out of 5
299 ratings
perched above the beach w/ scenic views
Art and Soul: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Art and SoulSee Art and Soul Video ($$$)
(876 ratings)

415 New Jersey Ave NW Map It!
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 393-7777
www.jdvhotels.com/restaur...
  • Fried Chicken for Two
    double-dredged fried free range chicken served w/ spicy collards, buttermilk mash & gravy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
876 ratings
Barrel & Ashes: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Barrel & Ashes [CLOSED]See Barrel & Ashes Video ($$)
(1322 ratings)

11801 Ventura Blvd Map It!
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 623-8883
barrelandashes.com
  • Hoe Cakes
    corn bread-like cooked in iron skillet in brick oven; topped w/ maple butter & scallions
3.5 out of 5
1322 ratings
[CLOSED]; specialize in BBQ
Barton G: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Barton GSee Barton G Video ($$$)
(2445 ratings)

861 N La Cienega Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 388-1888
www.bartongtherestaurantl...
  • Marie Antoinette "Let Them Eat Cake" Cotton Candy Head
    mannequin head w/ 2-feet tall of over-the-top cotton candy (as her hair) surrounded by petit cakes: raspberry & strawberry cream cheese; fresh berries & schlag; too funny!
3.5 out of 5
2445 ratings
est. 2002
Brooklyn Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Brooklyn DinerSee Brooklyn Diner Video ($$)
(632 ratings)

155 W 43rd St Map It!
New York, NY 10036
(212) 265-5400
www.brooklyndiner.com
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "Killer Combos"
  • Strawberry Blonde Cheesecake
    "probably the best cheese cake on the planet"-Robert Irvine
3.5 out of 5
632 ratings
Bruddah's Hawaiian Foods: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bruddah's Hawaiian FoodsSee Bruddah's Hawaiian Foods Video ($$)
(121 ratings)

1430 W Redondo Beach Blvd Map It!
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 323-9112
  • Corned Beef Hash Loco Moco
    pattied corned beef-potatoes on rice & topped w/ fried egg & gravy
3.5 out of 5
121 ratings
moved from original airing location (1033 W Gardena Blvd)
Catch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
CatchSee Catch Video ($$$)
(2294 ratings)

21 Ninth Avenue Map It!
New York, NY 10014
(212) 392-5978
catchrestaurants.com/catc...
  • "Hit Me" Chocolate Cake
    4-level tower stacked w/ brownie, cake, ice cream & liquid white chocolate Klondike bar; served w/ rum ganache
  • Macaroni & Lobster Cream
    mac & cheese w/ mascarpone, breadcrumbs & grated parmesan; looks good!
3.5 out of 5
2294 ratings
est. 2011; globally influenced seafood-restaurant, set in a landmark building at the heart of Manhattan's Meatpacking District
Chef Point Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chef Point CafeSee Chef Point Cafe Video ($$)
(1104 ratings)

5901 Watauga Rd Map It!
Watauga, TX 76148
(817) 656-0080
www.chefpointcafe.org
  • Bread Pudding
    made fresh daily & smothered in housemade hot cognac sauce; looks good
  • Duck a l'Orange
    called "Maple Leaf Duck" on menu; half duck slowly roasted, served over angel hair pasta & topped w/ housemade orange sauce; check for availability
  • "Bloody Best" Bloody Mary
    double order of spicy Bloody Mary, your choice of a 16oz domestic beer, "Better Than Sex" fried chicken, a Nolan Ryan slider, waffle fries & much more...all skewered & placed on the Bloody Mary drink; looks crazy (fun!)
3.5 out of 5
1104 ratings
fine dining restaurant located inside a gas station; tried to open restaurant, but bank wouldn't provide loan...so they got an easier-to-get loan for a gas station...and then opened the restaurant on the side; Other Recipes: Blackened Stuffed Pork Chops
  • Southern Fried Chicken n' Bacon-Studded Waffles
    double-fried chicken; served w/ side of maple syrup & hot sauce
3.5 out of 5
765 ratings
[CLOSED]; serves seasonal American cuisine including house made cured meats, pastas, pickled vegetables, breads & desserts as well as an extensive list of handmade signature cocktails, twenty regional craft beers on tap & a California-centric wine menu; w/ sidewalk patio
Cowgirl BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cowgirl BBQSee Cowgirl BBQ Video ($$)
(731 ratings)

319 S Guadalupe St Map It!
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 982-2565
www.cowgirlsantafe.com
  • Five Pepper Nachos
    tortilla chips topped w/ black beans, Jack & cheddar cheese, red onions, guacamole, pickled jalapenos, black olives & sour cream & "Salsa Diablo" (extra spicy); on show, added pulled chicken, chipotle pulled pork & shredded beef
  • Green Chile Cheeseburger
    black Angus beef, ground beef, buffalo w/ applewood smoked bacon served in a pretzel bun w/ melted brie, chopped green chile, tomato & drizzle of truffle oil; served w/ hand-cut fries; looks good
  • Frito Pie (& Ribs)
    16-hr smoked brisket chili on Frito's w/ side of sour cream, cheddar, chopped onions & sliced jalapenos; Alex also gets the spiced-rubbed pork ribs
3.5 out of 5
731 ratings
#28 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1993; located in a hundred-year-old building in the historic Guadalupe district of Santa Fe
Dan Tana's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dan Tana's ($$$)
(881 ratings)

9071 Santa Monica Blvd Map It!
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 275-9444
www.dantanasrestaurant.co...
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "O.M.G. Food!"
  • Chicken Parmigiana
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
881 ratings
est. 1964
  • Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon
    topped w/ melted blue cheese & blue cheese sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
621 ratings
[CLOSED]
  • "The Kitchen Sink"
    GIANT ice cream sundae (recommended for 4 persons); your choice of 8 ice cream flavors, 8 toppings, diced banana & brownie chunks; CHALLENGE: 2 persons in 30 minutes
  • Ice Cream
    Old Fashion Sundaes, Banana Splits
  • Ice Cream Soda
    top seller
3.5 out of 5
820 ratings
since 1915; old-fashion soda fountain in old-fashion hometown nostalgic 1950s-style drugstore; menu consists of items from the past such as Lime Rickies, Egg Creams, Milk Shakes
  • Pumpple Cake
    chocolate cake w/ pumpkin pie baked inside & vanilla cake w/ apple pie baked inside; filled & frosted w/ vanilla buttercream; served by the slice from October 1st through March 1st; whole cakes are available by special order year-round but require 72 hours notice
3.5 out of 5
367 ratings
opened in 2010; at Reading Terminal Market
Funk 'n Waffles: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Funk 'n WafflesSee Funk 'n Waffles Video ($$)
(295 ratings)

307-313 S Clinton St Map It!
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 474-1060
funknwaffles.square.site
  • Chicken & Waffles
    buttermilk waffles w/ 1/2 dozen fried wings & topped w/ house special sauce (maple syrup, hot sauce & cinnamon)
  • Jive Turkey (Stuffing Waffle)
    waffle made of stuffing w/ smoked turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce & gravy; "Hmmm!! Oh my gosh...that is killer!"-Guy Fieri
3.5 out of 5
295 ratings
opened in 2007; basement college joint serving "adult version of waffles"; features nightly eclectic music by artists from all over the country
  • Chicken Before the Egg (Chopped Chicken Livers)
    duck fat english muffin bread, candied bacon, sunnyside egg
3.5 out of 5
81 ratings
[CLOSED]
  • Guy's Bloody Mary
    served in huge glass finished w/ speared candied bacon, apple sausage, Italian-imported pepperoni & celery stick
  • Motley Que Sandwich
    2nd top seller; pulled pork shoulder smothered in Guy's bourbon brown sugar BBQ sauce, stacked w/ citrus slaw, pickle chips, aged cheddar cheese, onion straws + donkey sauce on a toasted pretzel hoagie; looks good
  • Vegas Fries
    a throwback to Guy's UNLV days; crispy sidewinder fries tossed in spicy buffalo seasoning + topped w/ blue cheese crumbles, served w/ house-made buffalo sauce + blue-sabi (blue cheese + wasabi) dipping sauce
  • Bacon Mac-n-Cheese Burger
    top seller; award-winning burger (NYC Wine + Food Festival Burger Bash); burger topped w/ crispy applewood bacon, six-cheese mac-n-cheese, LTOP (lettuce, tomato, onion + pickle), SMC (supermelty-cheese) & "donkey sauce" on a garlic-buttered brioche bun; looks good!
3.5 out of 5
3922 ratings
serving Fieri's signature cuisine, featuring bold flavors and unique twists on traditional dishes; high-energy experience in a comfortable atmosphere w/ large outdoor patio ideal for people watching; in The LINQ Casino
House Of Pies: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
House Of PiesSee House Of Pies Video ($$)
(1622 ratings)

1869 N Vermont Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 666-9961
houseofpiesla.com
  • Country Fried Steak
    tender ground beef steak, dipped in batter & deep fried to golden brown & smothered in country gravy
  • Fresh Strawberry Pie
3.5 out of 5
1622 ratings
opened in 1969; retro-chic diner; many celebrities stop here for pie
Guilty Pleasures   (189 restaurants)    
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