Sausage Paradise

  (9 restaurants)    
Aired on: October 24, 2012 
Aired on: October 24, 2012 
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Ferdinando's ($$)
(223 ratings)

151 Union St Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 855-1545
  • Vastedda (Spleen Sandwich)
    boiled, dried and aged for 10 days, sliced into small pieces, sauteed in pork lard and served on Sicilian-style bun and topped w/ ricotta & pecorino romano cheese; "one of the best things I've ever eaten"-Scott Conant
  • Sausage Parmesan
    baked in oven, sliced & cooked in tomato sauce; served on homemade roll, as a hero or on a plate; looks good
4.0 out of 5
223 ratings
est. 1904; iconic Italian eatery
Gene's Sausage Shop ($$)
(538 ratings)

4750 N Lincoln Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 728-7243
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  • Alpine Sausage
    signature & best-seller; twist on Polish kielbasa w/ a double-dose of garlic & smoke time (smoked in cherrywood & mequite sawdust for 4 hrs); served w/ sweet-tart sauerkraut; looks good
4.0 out of 5
538 ratings
est. 1972; butcher, cure & smoke all meats on-site from recipes brought from Poland; carries over 40 varieties of homemade natural wood-smoked sausages; dining area at rooftop beer-and-wine garden
Hominy Grill [CLOSED]See Hominy Grill Video ($$)
(2388 ratings)

207 Rutledge Ave Map It!
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 937-0930
  • Big Nasty
    biscuit w/ fried chicken breast, cheddar and sausage gravy; looks good; biscuit w/ fried chicken breast, cheddar and sausage gravy; looks good
  • Shrimp & Grits
    signature dish; signature dish; signature dish
  • Chocolate Pudding
4.0 out of 5
2388 ratings
[CLOSED]; #87 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#8 (America's Best: American Classics); opened in 1996; outdoor seating available; in historic Charleston; country-style institution; Other Recipes: Sausage Gravy
Horse Brass Pub ($$)
(739 ratings)

4534 SE Belmont St Map It!
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 232-2202
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  • Banger Sausage Roll
    pig-in-a-blanket (except w/ banger)
  • Bangers & Mash
    2 bangers, 2 scoops of mashed potatoes, fried onions, green peas w/ side of pub mustard; available only on certain days (albeit bangers are available all the time)
  • Scotch Egg
    hard cooked egg wrapped in banger & deep fried; served w/ chips & homemade pub mustard
4.0 out of 5
739 ratings
est. 1976; traditional English-style pub "proudly serving proper 20 oz. Imperial pints" w/ choice of 59 beers on tap; featured in the New York Times, Esquire Magazine
Old German Beer Hall ($$)
(296 ratings)

1009 N Old World 3rd St Map It!
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 226-2728
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  • Old German Beer Hall Fresh Bratwurst
    signature bratwurst; custom-made at Usinger's w/ Hofbrau Dunkel Beer & apple wood bacon; served w/ side of sauerkraut on a bun or rye bread or pretzel roll (extra); looks good
4.0 out of 5
296 ratings
cloning the spirit & tradition of Munich's legendary Hofbrauhaus offering "a glimpse of Bavarian social life & 400 years of tradition & history...a magical place where people enter as strangers and leave as friends" (from its website); beer served on draft is brewed in Munich...giant pretzels are imported from Munich too
Polish Village CafeSee Polish Village Cafe Video ($$)
(639 ratings)

2990 Yemans St Map It!
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 874-5726
  • Dill Pickle Soup
    thick soup w/ shredded carrots, cubed potatoes, chopped pickles and pickle juice; looks good
  • Hungarian Pancake
    one huge potato pancake covered in a pork and vegetable Goulash w/ a kick of spice; "one of the best Polish dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Smoked Kielbasa
    huge link of smoked Polish sausage; recommend adding sauteed peppers & onions; looks good
4.0 out of 5
639 ratings
opened in 1976
Wurstkuche ($$)
(1718 ratings)

625 Lincoln Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(213) 687-4444
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  • Belgian Fries
    signature side; blanched & double-fried; choice of 10 dipping sauces
  • Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage
    signature sausage; w/ jalapeno pepper infused in sausage; choice of 2 of 4 toppings (owner recommends onions & sweet peppers)
4.0 out of 5
1718 ratings
opened in 2009; exotic sausage grill offering 20 varieties + 30 premium beer offerings from Germany & Belgium; celebrity sightings: Will Ferrell & Jennifer Love Hewitt; long lines; second location in L.A.
Ina's [CLOSED] ($$)
(239 ratings)

1235 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-8227
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  • Amy's Omelette
    top seller; 3-egg omelette w/ brie, asparagus & chopped chicken sausage
  • Chicken Sausage
3.5 out of 5
239 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1991; "Breakfast Queen" of Chicago
Southside Market & BarbequeSee Southside Market & Barbeque Video ($$)
(531 ratings)

1212 Hwy 290 E Map It!
Elgin, TX 78621
(512) 281-4650
  • Jalapeno cheddar Sausage
    one of Danielle's personal favorites "on the planet"
  • Southside Legend Meal
    chicken, 3 types of sausage, pork steaks, brisket, ribs & Jalapenos
  • Beef Sausage
    grilled over native post oak wood
3.5 out of 5
531 ratings
since 1882 operating from the back of a horse-drawn wagon
Sausage Paradise   (9 restaurants)    
Aired on: October 24, 2012 
Aired on: October 24, 2012