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Carnitas Snack Shack: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Carnitas Snack ShackSee Carnitas Snack Shack Video ($$)
(679 ratings)

1004 N Harbor Dr Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 696-7675
carnitassnackshack.com
  • Carnitas Tacos
    pork carnitas/ standard accompaniments in corn tortilla
4.0 out of 5
679 ratings
opened in 2011; serving slow food-inspired, pork-centric American cuisine, snacks & locally sourced craft beers; moved from airing location (2632 University Ave)
  • Patty Melt
    house-ground premium beef patty w/ cheddar or Swiss & grilled onions; served on toasted rye w/ side of mustardy mayo & pickles; extra crispy cheese "wings" (key "ingredient"); looks good
4.0 out of 5
1612 ratings
est 1948 & became an iconic lunch counter; now w/ classic 50s breakfast menu, coffee bar, housemade sodas & full bar
Castaway: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Castaway ($$)
(1667 ratings)

1250 E Harvard Rd Map It!
Burbank, CA 91501
(818) 848-6691
www.castawayrestaurant.co...
  • Buffet
    lots of seafood (crab legs, shrimp), also other meats (sausage), sushi; complimentary champagne; famous bloody Marys; 25 different desserts and chocolate fountain
4.0 out of 5
1667 ratings
outdoor seating available; scenic view: restaurant in hills overlooking Hollywood & L.A.
CatHead's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
CatHead's BBQ [CLOSED] ($$)
(940 ratings)

1665 Folsom St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-4242
catheadsbbq.com
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    smoked for 14 hrs; served w/ mustard slaw on a "cathead" biscuit
  • Smoked Lamb
    pulled lamb, apple slaw, fennel ketchup
4.0 out of 5
940 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2008; owned & operated by husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school in 2004; trivia: "cathead" is a Southern biscuit the size of a cat's head; Other Recipes: Cathead Biscuits
Cha Cha Chicken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cha Cha ChickenSee Cha Cha Chicken Video ($$)
(2183 ratings)

1906 Ocean Ave Map It!
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-1684
www.chachachicken.com
  • Coconut Fried Chicken
    secret is jerk spice; marinated overnight and roasted next day, then coated in coconut milk & shavings & flour and fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2183 ratings
"colorful beach shack serving an inventive and delicious blend of all the caribbean flavours"; garden patio available
Cha Cha Chili: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cha Cha ChiliSee Cha Cha Chili Video ($)
(1290 ratings)

4625 Valley Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 222-8900
chachachili.com
  • El Jefe Taco
    short ribs, salsa verde, chipotle pepper slices, avocado, Cotija cheese on corn masa; on special menu
  • Spicy Pork Chimichanga
    "like a sushi roll mixed w/ a burrito"; spicy pork, marinated rice, beans, cheese, spicy mayo, Sriracha rolled in a tortilla, battered, deep-fried & sliced like sushi rolls; looks good
  • Lomo Burrito
    off-menu item; burrito w/ Korean marinated short ribs, stir-fried rice, veggie medley (red onion, red bell pepper, tomato, garlic, cilantro, french fries) & "Lomo" sauce
4.0 out of 5
1290 ratings
est. 2009; Korean-Mexican Fusion restaurant; Other Recipes: Mushroom Poppers
Chili John's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chili John'sSee Chili John's Video ($)
(695 ratings)

2018 W Burbank Blvd Map It!
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 846-3611
  • Texas Style Chili
    choice of beef, chicken or veggie; served plain or on any mix of beans, spaghetti, tamales or chili dog; Guy got beef chili w/ beans, spaghetti, cheddar cheese, onions & oyster crackers; looks good
  • Chili Over Spaghetti
    Ross has his w/ beans, (lots of) cheese, onions & oyster crackers
4.0 out of 5
695 ratings
since 1946; 1950's diner setting
  • Shanghai Lobster
4.0 out of 5
518 ratings
  • Crab Cake
    top seller; seasoned w/ housemade Singapore Chili Crab marinate topped w/ a sweet chili crab sauce & then topped w/ Tiger Slaw & served w/ a side of Raffles Root Chips; looks good
  • Lamb Burger
    mixed w/ Singapore aromatics, mint, parsley, cilantro, duck soy sauce, curry; topped w/ yogurt sauce & bean sprouts
4.0 out of 5
32 ratings
[CLOSED]; formerly a food truck at airing; Other Recipes: Crab Burgers w/ Tiger Slaw
Chosun Galbee: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chosun GalbeeSee Chosun Galbee Video ($$$)
(1650 ratings)

3330 W Olympic Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 734-3330
www.chosungalbee.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Grilled"
  • Korean BBQ (Beef Short Ribs)
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1650 ratings
Korean BBQ
Clove and Hoof: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Clove and Hoof ($$)
(750 ratings)

4001 Broadway Map It!
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 547-1446
cloveandhoofoakland.com
  • Cheesesteak
    thinly sliced sirloin, onion confit, grilled & marinated mushrooms, matchstick turnips & warm beer cheese fondue on a hero roll; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Sandwich
    chicken that is sous vided (slow cooked in sealed package in low-heat water), dredged & deep-fried; dipped in fish sauce, pickled pineapple, Thai herb salad on a grilled hero roll; looks good
4.0 out of 5
750 ratings
opened in 2014; butchery & restaurant run by husband-and-wife team
  • Chile Apple Brined Fried Chicken
    looks good
  • WTF Burger
    burger topped w/ brisket, pork shoulder, bacon, cheddar, caramelized onions, Carolina mayo sauce; looks (messy) good!
4.0 out of 5
303 ratings
old school BBQ techniques; purpose: to create fresh, flavorful, locally sourced dining experiences for people; "Cochon Voilant" = "Flying Pig"
Commonwealth: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Commonwealth ($$)
(940 ratings)

1022 11th St Map It!
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 248-7451
www.commonwealthmodesto.c...
  • Craft Tacos
    choice of any three tacos & side of chips or fries; Guy got BBQ Pork, Buffalo, Banh Mi tacos; looks good
  • Waffle Madame
    waffle sandwich w/ ham, swiss, maple mustard butter, house recipe Belgain waffle, topped w/ two eggs over medium
4.0 out of 5
940 ratings
gastropub grub focused on craft sandwiches, salads, homemade potato chip nachos and snack plates to pair w/ you favorite wine or craft beer from around the world; Other Recipes: Banh Mi Tacos
Coolhaus Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Coolhaus Shop ($)
(985 ratings)

8588 Washington Blvd Map It!
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 838-5559
www.eatcoolhaus.com
  • Two Story Sammie
    2-layered ice cream sandwich w/ crushed malt balls & shoe-string french fries ice cream; "the club sandwich of ice cream sandwiches" -Duff Goldman
4.0 out of 5
985 ratings
est. 2009; "architecturally-inspired gourmet ice cream"
Cosecha: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cosecha ($$)
(884 ratings)

907 Washington St Map It!
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 452-5900
www.cosechacafe.com
  • Carne Adovada
    braised pork in chile guajillo served w/ rice, beans & handmade flour tortillas; looks good
  • Pork Belly Tacos
    w/ pickled onions & salsa; available only for lunch (check website for current menu); looks good
4.0 out of 5
884 ratings
opened in 2011; serving local, seasonal Mexican food where they prepare everything from scratch every day, including handmade tortillas, pastries & complex traditional entrees, as well as seasonal salads & soups
Cotogna: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cotogna ($$$)
(1465 ratings)

490 Pacific Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 775-8508
cotognasf.com
  • Gelato Cart
    vanilla bean gelato w/ dark chocolate sauce
4.0 out of 5
1465 ratings
rustic Italian cuisine; daily menu of spit-roasted & grilled meat & fish, wood-fired pizza & house-made pasta
Crack Shack: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Crack Shack ($$)
(4529 ratings)

2266 Kettner Blvd Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 795-3299
www.crackshack.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Diego, CA"
  • Senor Croque Sandwich
    crispy chicken, bacon, fried egg, cheddar, miso-maple butter, brioche
4.0 out of 5
4529 ratings
opened in 2015; "Admittedly, we're a little cocky." (from its website...they specialize in chicken); one of celebrity chef Richard Blais's restaurants; long lines
Crazee Burger: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Crazee BurgerSee Crazee Burger Video ($$)
(570 ratings)

3993 30th St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 282-6044
crazeeburger.com
  • Alligator Burger
    served w/ curry fruit tapenade as a topping
  • Kangaroo Burger
    served w/ creamed horseradish sauce
  • Santorini Burger
    1/2 feef, 1/2 lamb with Greek tsatsiki sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
570 ratings
2 German immigrants combining an old American tradition w/ a European bistro atmosphere; over 30 burger variations including exotic burgers (kangaroo, gator, ostrich, etc) and exotic toppings (fruit chutney, wine-infused pears, orange glaze, etc); Other Recipes: Turkey Burger w/ Orange Mustard Glaze
CUT: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
CUTSee CUT Video ($$$$)
(1630 ratings)

9500 Wilshire Blvd Map It!
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 276-8500
www.wolfgangpuck.com/rest...
  • Baked Alaska
    blueberry gelato, devil's food cake topped w/ meringue
  • Bone-In New York Sirloin
    wet-aged for 28 days; Sam gets it wasabi-yuzu & Argentinian chimichurri sauces on side & w/ side of mac & cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1630 ratings
one of Wolfgang Puck's restaurants
Dad's Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dad's KitchenSee Dad's Kitchen Video ($$)
(1446 ratings)

2968 Freeport Blvd Map It!
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 447-3237
www.ilovedadskitchen.com
  • Dad's Burger
    Bacon Cheeseburger; bacon and cheese seared layered in burger; "up there in burger greatness"; "gotta try this burger!"
  • Hot Blond Sandwich
    chicken, avocado, swiss cheese, tomato, roasted red onion, spinach & cucumber with garlic spread, brown mustard & pepper plant sauce on sourdough bread
4.0 out of 5
1446 ratings
outdoor patio available; everything made from scratch daily
  • Mussel Bisque
    seafood bisque w/ mussels served en Croute (w/ pastry puff on top of bowl...like a pot pie); at service, waiter breaks a hole in crust and pours in some cream sherry from Spain
4.0 out of 5
342 ratings
opened in 1984; California cuisine with a touch of Italian, French, Spanish and Asian
  • Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches
    free during happy hour (M-F, 4-7pm)
4.0 out of 5
755 ratings
[CLOSED]
Donut Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Donut BarSee Donut Bar Video ($)
(4453 ratings)

631 B St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 255-6360
www.donutbar.com
  • Big Poppa Tart Donut
    pop-tart stuffed into a donut, injected w/ filling, frosted & sprinkled; choice of blueberry, s'mores or strawberry; each weighs about 1-lb; Duff recommends strawberry
4.0 out of 5
4453 ratings
est. 2013
Dottie's True Blue Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dottie's True Blue CafeSee Dottie's True Blue Cafe Video ($$)
(4523 ratings)

28 6th St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 885-2767
  • Black Bean Cakes
  • Grilled Corn Bread w/ Jalepeno jelly
  • Vege Chili on Grilled Corn Bread
4.0 out of 5
4523 ratings
long lines; Other Recipes: Roasted Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes
  • "Donut" Muffin
4.0 out of 5
367 ratings
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