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Oh My Burger: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Oh My BurgerSee Oh My Burger Video ($$)
(1346 ratings)

2142 W El Segundo Blvd Map It!
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 756-6522
www.ohmyburgerla.com
  • Oh My Luther Burger
    cheeseburger w/ bacon, a fried egg & stack of onion rings stuffed between two Krispy Kreme glazed donuts; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1346 ratings
opened in 2011
  • Cinnamon Roll
    topped w/ cream cheese frosting; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1529 ratings
since 1973
As Seen On:
Taco-Lanche!
  • Smoked Fish Taco
    smoked tuna served w/ cabbage, avocado & cheese; looks good
  • Spicy Shrimp Taco
    served w/ cabbage, onion, tomato, cilantro, avocado & cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2860 ratings
est. 2011; truck driver-to-apprentice to taco food truck-to-owner/restaurateur; named after the food truck owner
Papa Cristo's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Papa Cristo'sSee Papa Cristo's Video ($$)
(1955 ratings)

2771 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 737-2970
www.papacristos.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Kreatopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spiced ground beef & caramelized onions
  • Spanakopita
    homemade phyllo pastry w/ a filling of chopped spinach, feta cheese, onions, egg & seasoning; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1955 ratings
since 1948; Greek grocery store & restaurant
Pazzo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pazzo ($$)
(334 ratings)

1179 Laurel St Map It!
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 591-1075
www.pazzosancarlos.com
  • Pizza
    thin-crust New Haven-style pizza; Guy got homemade sausage & mushrooms
  • Ricotta Gnocchi
    made of ricotta (not potato) w/ artichoke, mascarpone, lemon mint, grana padano; looks good
  • Smoked Bucatini
    smoked homemade pasta in cacio e pepe (Pecorino cheese & pepper) sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
334 ratings
specializing in Neapolitan-style wood fired pizza & hand-made pastas
  • Chorizo Burger
    spicy chorizo cheese burger topped w/ habanero salsa, sour cream, avocado slices served on a bun; it's crazy hot but looks good
  • Pancake Roll
    plate-sized pancake, yogart, fresh berries, rolled and topped w/ more yogart, fresh berries & homemade granola; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1314 ratings
since 1981; breakfast & lunch only; long lines
Phil's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Phil's BBQSee Phil's BBQ Video ($$)
(14180 ratings)

3750 Sports Arena Blvd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 226-6333
www.philsbbq.net
  • El Toro Sandwich
    winner of Best Sandwich (West Coast); char-grilled sliced tri-tip topped w/ signature BBQ sauce & served on Kaiser roll; looks good
4.5 out of 5
14180 ratings
opened in 1998; "long lines of anticipation, an energetic, friendly atmosphere, fantastic food, huge portions and many, many, paper towels"
Porto's Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Porto's BakerySee Porto's Bakery Video ($)
(9687 ratings)

3614 West Magnolia Blvd Map It!
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 846-9100
www.portosbakery.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Chorizo & Egg Omelette Sandwich
    chorizo, eggs, cheese, mayo & mustard mix on homemade Cuban bread
  • Potato Ball
    mashed potato ball stuffed w/ spiced ground beef & deep-fried; looks good
4.5 out of 5
9687 ratings
since 1960; immigrants from Cuba who started by selling homemade cakes to friends & neighbors that eventually grew to the current 2,000-sq ft facility in Burbank; two other available locations
  • Jambalaya
    Ethiopian influenced, chicken-based; looks good
  • Saffron Prawns w/ Harissa
    prawns prepared w/ a chili bell pepper sauce made w/ caraway seeds, lemon, garlic & pepper
  • Seared Ahi Tuna w/ Chermoula
    Chermoula is a Moroccan sauce made w/ cilantro, parsley, chilis, garlic, cumin, coriander, lemon juice & saffron; looks good
4.5 out of 5
341 ratings
opened in 2012
Ricky's Fish Tacos: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ricky's Fish TacosSee Ricky's Fish Tacos Video ($)
(1184 ratings)

3201 Riverside Dr Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 395-6233
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Tacos"
  • Fish Tacos
    Ensenada-style: battered fish, cabbage, pico de gallo, salsa in a warm white corn tortilla; recommend adding tangy crema sauce offered on side of truck; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1184 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos)
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Francisco, CA"
  • Porchetta Sandwich
    most famous dish; skin-wrapped pork loin & belly slow-cooked about 4 hours; thinly sliced on a porchetta drippings-soaked bun; w/ arugula, onion marmalade & rosemary sea salt; only available Thursdays & Saturdays at SF Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market
4.5 out of 5
1467 ratings
opened in 2002; now a fleet of 6 food trucks w/ several regular locations; specializing in mobile gourmet rotisserie meats
Sabroso Mexican Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sabroso Mexican GrillSee Sabroso Mexican Grill Video ($$)
(3082 ratings)

13129 Harbor Blvd Map It!
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 537-7080
sabrosomexgrill.com
  • Chamorro (Slow Cooked Beef)
    slowly cooked fork tender beef chuck in a mild, smoky guajillo sauce
  • Pork Tamale
    topped w/ cheese and sour cream; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3082 ratings
opened in 2012; family-owned & operated
Savoy Cafe & Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Savoy Cafe & DeliSee Savoy Cafe & Deli Video ($$)
(547 ratings)

24 W Figueroa St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-6611
www.thesavoycafe.com
  • Guy Fieri Plate
    pasilla turkey fritter & chipotle aioli, Quinoa mango salad, pesto green beans w/ petite carrot cake; looks good
  • Pasilla Turkey Fritters
    w/ side of chipotle aioli; looks good
4.5 out of 5
547 ratings
opened in 2005, went bankrupt in 2008 & lost restaurant/deli, someone operated for year-and-half & sold back to original owners
  • Banana Stuffed French Toast
    banana-stuffed brioche w/ Nutella & mascarpone whipped cream
4.5 out of 5
447 ratings
[CLOSED]; "OUR STORY: Three friends w/ the love of food, set off on a journey to share their love of food w/ the world" (from website)
  • Rack of Lamb
    served w/ creamed barley, sauteed mushrooms; looks good
4.5 out of 5
420 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Romantic Foods); located in The Post Ranch Inn, a serene retreat high atop the cliffs of Big Sur offering breathtaking views
  • Bistec Sandwich
    top seller; pressed sandwich w/ grass-fed sirloin, onions, Swiss cheese, avacado & garlic mayo; looks good
  • Pastelon de Carne
    Sol's (owner-chef's) favorite; all natural beef: Puerto Rican lasagna; sweet plantain & seasoned ground beef layered lasagna style; baked w/ jack cheese & roasted red peppers; "That's way up there in some of the best things I've had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
4578 ratings
moved to new location from airing; recommended by Guy Fieri's sister; Caribbean colors & atmosphere; family-style; Other Recipes: Picadillo
Spirito's Italian Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Spirito's Italian DinerSee Spirito's Italian Diner Video ($$)
(602 ratings)

2508 El Camino Real Map It!
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 720-7111
spiritositaliandiner.com
  • Ravioli
    popular; stuffed w/ cheese & topped w/ Spirito's original gravy (meat sauce); looks good
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs
    homemade meatballs w/ Spirito's original gravy (meat sauce)
4.5 out of 5
602 ratings
East coast Italian traditional food; Other Recipes: Pork & Beef Ragu
Tahini: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
TahiniSee Tahini Video ($)
(900 ratings)

9119 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 779-3272
www.tahinistreetfood.com
  • Chicken Shwarma Pita
    all natural, antibiotic-free chicken marinated w/ 10+ ingredients; Halal; served in a house baked pita stuffed w/ lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickled cucumbers, & garlic sauce; looks good
  • Falafel Salad
    freshly ground fava beans, veggies, herbs, & spices; fried upon order; served in a bowl of organic spring mix topped w/ tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, Kalamata olives, & Feta cheese w/ Tahini sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
900 ratings
opened in 2017; co-owned by high school friends Osama Shabaik (former lawyer) & Mahmoud Barkawi (former aspiring cop); "born on the side of a gas station in Pacific Beach, San Diego" (from its website); serving authentic middle eastern street food; Other Recipes: Sriracha Tahini Sauce
  • Rose Petal Petits Fours
    tiny layered cake dipped in white chocolate and topped w/ candied rose petal; each cake layer separated by rose petal ganache; can be shipped; looks good
4.5 out of 5
155 ratings
est. 2004; artisan confectioner
W.E.P.A.! at BRIX 581: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
W.E.P.A.! at BRIX 581 ($$)
(115 ratings)

581 5th St Map It!
Oakland, CA 94607
(415) 724-7274
www.brix581.com
  • Beef Canola
    Puerto Rican version of a hot dog; sweet plantain filled w/ spiced ground beef, shredded cheese & topped w/ Puerto Rican Remoulade
  • Chicharron Mofongo
4.5 out of 5
115 ratings
bar / nightclub offering a wide variety of music, food & art based events; serving Puerto Rican food; W.E.P.A. stands for "Where Everybody Parties At"; Other Recipes: Puerto Rican Remoulade | Sofrito
Wilma & Frieda's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Wilma & Frieda's Cafe ($$)
(2287 ratings)

73575 El Paseo Dr Map It!
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 773-2807
www.wilmafrieda.com
  • Breakfast Tarts
    homemade pop tarts w/ blueberry compote; looks good
  • Short Rib Melt
    pulled braised boneless short rib, pickled red onions, sauteed arugula, monterey jack on grilled sourdough bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2287 ratings
circa 1920; brother & sister owned/operated...named after their grandmothers; open 8am - 2pm only (no dinner hrs); Other Recipes: Short Ribs Eggs Benny
  • Huevos Rancheros
    Mexican breakfast dish w/ tortillas, beans, eggs and pulled pork on side; looks good
  • Nectarine Scones
4.5 out of 5
245 ratings
[CLOSED]; honorable culinary apprenticeship program for 16-24 year olds who have faced major challenges in their lives; everyone is a volunteer; Guy's foundation donated a WOW food cart to the program...very classy!
Zelda's Corner Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zelda's Corner Deli ($)
(510 ratings)

9 Westminster Ave Map It!
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 314-6458
zeldascorner.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Los Angeles"
  • Mini Donuts
    made fresh sprinkled w/ cinnamon sugar; looks good
4.5 out of 5
510 ratings
since 1999; started as a handcart business, now a storefront by the beach
  • Flame Thrower Panini
    roast beef, pulled pork, pepper jack, jalapeno, marinated jalapeno, habanero salsa, Zam sauce
  • Three Meat Sandwich
    BBQ only on Sat; smoked chicken, brisket, pulled pork, coleslaw, chipotle sauce; looks good (& juicy!)
4.5 out of 5
327 ratings
[CLOSED]; named after the owner's twin daughters; "fast & fresh" (no freezers on site & everything is made to order); Other Recipes: Coleslaw
Zoftig Eatery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zoftig Eatery ($$)
(150 ratings)

57 Montgomery Dr Map It!
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 521-9554
www.zoftigeatery.com
  • Korean Burrito
    marinated Marin Sun Farms ground beef, kimchi, carrot, daikon, green onions, jalapeno, avocado, brown rice; looks good
  • Maccabi Bowl
    falafel, hummus, baba ganoush, beet & walnut dip, olives, farro tabouleh, mixed greens, whole wheat crisps
4.5 out of 5
150 ratings
serving breakfast & lunch made w/ whole foods, all prepared fresh every day w/ ingredients responsibly sourced, primarily local, & always fresh
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