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King TutsSee King Tuts Video ($$)
(81 ratings)

3716 Nolensville Pk Map It!
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 944-3735
kingtutsnashville.com
5.0 out of 5
81 ratings
food truck & patio; serving "genuine family recipes from the Nile Valley in southern Egypt & presenting them w/ a restaurant craft honed in Cairo & New York" (from its website); guest appearance: country musician John Rich
Arnold's Country Kitchen [CLOSED]See Arnold's Country Kitchen Video ($)
(1193 ratings)

605 8th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 256-4455
  • Pecan Pie
    36-year-old family recipe; pecans & pie filling baked in a pie shell; "simple & phenomenal!" -Pati Jinich
  • Chicken and Dumplings
    use lard to make dumplings; looks good
  • Turnip Greens
    add wasabi powder and horseradish powder to give it a "kick"; looks good
  • "Meat and Three"
    1 meat + 3 sides; Casey got roast beef, mac & cheese, fried green tomatoes & fried apples
4.5 out of 5
1193 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 1982; won James Beard award ("America's Classics"); cafeteria-style Southern favorites & innovative desserts; "meats and three" (meat entree & 3 vegetable sides)
Cafe RakkaSee Cafe Rakka Video ($$)
(387 ratings)

71 New Shackle Island Rd Map It!
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-6264
www.caferakka.com
  • Cheese Plate
    homemade farmer cheese on a bed of cucumbers, tomatoes and olives topped with fresh herbs and drizzled with olive oil; served w/ pita bread
  • Filet Mignon Kabobs
    marinated medallion-sized filet mignon, skewered & cooked on a Himalayan salt block; served w/ baked fresh daily pita bread, homemade yogurt sauce & a Mediterranean salad; looks good
  • Lamb Korma
    top seller; spiced lamb in tomato-based sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
387 ratings
neighborhood favorite; "Nashville Mediterranean Indian experience"; The Oakridge Boys & Ricky Skaggs ate here at shooting
  • Barbecued Cornish Hens
4.5 out of 5
360 ratings
moved from original airing location (745 N Pkwy)
East Side Banh MiSee East Side Banh Mi Video ($$)
(128 ratings)

1000 Gallatin Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 953-7424
www.eastsidebanhmi.com
  • Broken Rice Bowl
    choice of protein (Guy got chopped steak), Jasmine rice, farm greens, pickled veggies, herbs, fried shallots, roasted peanuts, spicy fish sauce; looks good
  • The No. 1 (Banh Mi)
    classic cold cut combo: ham hock terrine, pate, smoked Gifford bologna, fried shallot mayo, pickled veggies, cilantro cucumber, jalapeƱos, maggi on 18" baguette; "that's just legendary...probably some of the best banh mi I've had" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
128 ratings
"fine casual" restaurant serving locally sourced Vietnamese sandwiches, salads, rice & noodle bowls
  • Short Rib "Pot Roast"
    buttermilk whipped potatoes, whiskey glazed carrots, smoked bordelaise, tobacco onions; "it's Christmas in your mouth!" -Jernard Wells; looks good
4.5 out of 5
795 ratings
est. 2014; elevated farm-to-table comfort food classics, plus a full bar & live music
Five Daughters Bakery ($$)
(1146 ratings)

1110 Caruthers Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 490-6554
fivedaughtersbakery.com
  • Vanilla Cream 100 Layer Doughnut
    takes up to 3 days to prepare; filled & topped w/ house vanilla cream & dusted w/ powdered sugar; "buttery, sweet, flaky" -Jeff Mauro
4.5 out of 5
1146 ratings
est. 2015; family owned bakery w/ 4 TN locations & 2 GA locations
Gibson's DonutsSee Gibson's Donuts Video ($)
(875 ratings)

760 Mount Moriah Rd Map It!
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 682-8200
www.facebook.com/gibsonsd...
  • Glazed Donuts
    yeast-raised classic, coated in house glaze; try 1 free w/ first visit; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
875 ratings
est. 1967; popular counter-service donut shop w/ an array of flavors & seasonal specialties
Graze ($$)
(555 ratings)

1888 Eastland Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 686-1060
grazenashville.com
  • Chik'n-Bacon-Ranch Club
    fried tofu chik'n, seitan bacon (vegan), vegan ranch, spinach, tomato, carrots, & pickles; served on toasted sourdough; side of choice, available as a wrap
  • Chorizo Burrito
    seitan chorizo (vegan), cashew cheese, roasted potatoes, pico, spinach & vegan sour cream, wrapped & grilled in a flour tortilla; "it's giving me goosebumps. I'm not kidding...it's that kind of revelation!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
555 ratings
husband-and-wife team serving vegan in a contemporary "chill vibe" setting; guest appearance by celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso
Gus's World Famous Fried ChickenSee Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Video ($)
(3219 ratings)

310 S Front St Map It!
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-4877
  • Fried Chicken
    looks good; get the original (hot & spicy); classified recipe has been w/ family since 1953 (not even wife knows!); secret is liquid batter; looks good; suggest dipping in ranch dressing; looks good; spicy chicken
4.5 out of 5
3219 ratings
#12 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Hattie B's ChickenSee Hattie B's Chicken Video ($$)
(6998 ratings)

112 19th Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 678-4794
www.hattieb.com
  • Berry Cobbler
    seasonal
  • Hot Fried Chicken
    double-dipped batter & deep-fried in soy bean oil; offered in 5 degrees of spiciness (mild, medium, hot, "Damn Hot!" & "Shut the Cluck Up!"); looks good
4.5 out of 5
6998 ratings
2 locations in Nashville
Helen's Bar B QSee Helen's Bar B Q Video ($)
(79 ratings)

1016 N Washington Ave Map It!
Brownsville, TN 38012
(731) 779-3255
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Ribs"
  • Rib Sandwich
    four 6-hr smoked pork ribs, sauced & topped w/ coleslaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
79 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); little shack-restaurant w/ female pit master
Kilwin's ($$)
(106 ratings)

405 Main St Map It!
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-1244
www.kilwins.com/stores/ki...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Dipped"
  • Caramel Pecan Apple
    Granny Smith apple dunked in hand-crafted copper-kettle caramel & rolled in pecans; looks good
4.5 out of 5
106 ratings
est. 1947; old fashioned sweets shop w/ chocolates, ice cream & handmade confections; over 140 franchised locations in 25 states east of the Rockies
Little Tea Shop [CLOSED] ($)
(138 ratings)

69 Monroe Ave Map It!
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 525-6000
  • Corn Sticks
    corn bread shaped in Twinkie-sized "sticks"
  • Fried Chicken
    w/ hint of Middle Eastern flavor
  • Hoppin' John
    Southern classic consisting of lentils (rather than traditional black-eyed peas), rice, with chopped onion, celery, red bell pepper & spinach; served on rice; "that might be up there with some of the best things I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
138 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 1918; Southern tea room serving Southern comfort food w/ twist of Middle Eastern flavors; each day serves something different
Loveless Cafe ($$)
(2783 ratings)

8400 Hwy 100 Map It!
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 646-9700
www.lovelesscafe.com
  • Famous Loveless Cafe Country Ham (7oz)
    served w/ two eggs, red-eye gravy & choice of grits, hash brown casserole, or home fried potatoes, plus hot biscuits & homemade preserves
  • Biscuits
    made by the "Biscuit Lady" (Carol Fay); Martha Stewart tried to get the recipe (but didn't get it); looks good
  • Country Ham
  • Hashbrown Casserole
4.5 out of 5
2783 ratings
opened in 1952; Southern cooking; known for their biscuits, they serve 4,000 to 7,000 biscuits a day; also a 14-room motel; Other Recipes: Peach Glazed Ham with Peach Corn Relish
Mas TacosSee Mas Tacos Video ($)
(1646 ratings)

732 Mcferrin Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 543-6271
  • Holiday Tamale
    masa mixed w/ whipped chicken fat & filled w/ "tinga" (spicy tomato-sauced chicken), steamed in husks & topped w/ green tomatillo salsa; available only during holidays & Wednesdays; "one of the best I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Chicken Pozole Verde
    corn-based soup w/ chicken pieces, hominy, cabbage, avocado, radish, cilantro & lime juice; looks good
  • Quinoa & Sweet Potato Tacos
    quinoa (grain-like) mixed w/ sweet potato, topped w/ shredded cabbage, green tomatillo salsa, crema, cilantro & lime juice served on flour tortilla
4.5 out of 5
1646 ratings
opened in 2010; chef/owner lived in Mexico to learn the craft & started in a 1974 Winnebago-turned-mobile-kitchen; food truck also available; Other Recipes: Chicken Tortilla Soup
Mitchell DelicatessenSee Mitchell Delicatessen Video ($)
(583 ratings)

1306 McGavock Pike Map It!
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 262-9862
www.mitchelldeli.com
As Seen On:
Best Sandwich in America, Episode: "South"
  • Asian Flank Steak Sandwich
    sliced marinated & grilled Angus flank, topped w/ melted Provolone cheese & Asian-influenced giardiniera; available on Mondays only; looks good
4.5 out of 5
583 ratings
est. 2008; specialize in fresh artisan sandwiches w/ focus on supporting the local economy; moved from original location at 1402 McGavock Pike
Payne's BBQSee Payne's BBQ Video ($)
(319 ratings)

1762 Lamar Ave Map It!
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 272-1523
  • Chopped Pork BBQ Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
319 ratings
Peg Leg Porker ($$)
(3325 ratings)

903 Gleaves St Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 829-6023
peglegporker.com
  • Memphis Sushi
    sausage & cheese platter w/saltines; add BBQ sauce
  • Ribs
    dry (non-sauced) baby-back rib smoked for 3-4 hrs; looks good
  • Smoked Green Beans
    w/ bacon; one of best selling sides
  • BBQ Pork Nachos
    cheese, pulled pork, BBQ sauce, jalapeneos; "best nachos I've ever had" -Aaron Sanchez; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3325 ratings
opened in 2013; award winning BBQ w/ owner who lost his leg at age 17 fighting bone cancer...and hence the restaurant name
Pie Town Tacos
(56 ratings)

614 Ewing Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 750-2628
pietowntacos.com
  • Carne Asada Bowl
    green rice, black beans, carne asada, cotija cheese, cilantro, pickled vegetables, served w/ house salsa & lime; "have to pry this away from me!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Hot Chicken Nachos
    house queso, Nashville fried chicken, tortilla chips, cotija cheese, cilantro; looks good
4.5 out of 5
56 ratings
est. 2020; catering company turned food truck & fast-casual restaurant w/ street tacos, rice bowls, nachos & more; Other Recipes: Poblano Green Rice
Riddim N' Spice ($$)
(138 ratings)

2116 Meharry Blvd Map It!
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 357-7006
www.riddimnspice.com
  • BBQ Jerk Jackfruit
    steamed & fried unriped jackfruit w/ barbecue jerk sauce, served on chow mein, topped w/ grilled bell peppers, caramelized onions & roasted corn; "every bit fulfilling!" -Guy Fieri
  • Haitian Rice & Goat Stew
    braised goat w/ sofrito, plus rice infused w/ traditional spices & flavors; "flavor profile is through the roof!" -Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
138 ratings
est. 2011 as a catering company; Trinidadian Jamaican food, highlighting island culture & flavors; guest appearance: chef Christian Petroni
Rizzos Diner [CLOSED]See Rizzos Diner Video ($$)
(294 ratings)

492 S Main Map It!
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 304-6985
  • Lobster Pronto Pups
    lobster version of corndog; drizzled w/ Dijon Mustard aioli; looks good
  • Chorizo Meatloaf
    Mexican chorizo-ground beef based; topped w/ green tomato gravy & served w/ garlic mashed potatoes
4.5 out of 5
294 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2011; hole-in-the-wall joint serving southern inspired upscale diner food; moved from original airing location (106 E GE Patterson Ave)
Soy BistroSee Soy Bistro Video ($$)
(557 ratings)

5008 Maryland Way Map It!
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 371-1933
soybistro.com
  • Hot Chicken
    steamed, chargrilled & pan-seared w/ spices, served on greens w/ rice & house coleslaw; looks good
  • Spicy Pork Bulgogi
    Fri & Sat only; pork marinated 48 hours & pan-seared, served w/ rice, carrot slaw, house gochujang; "I could drown in that!" -Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
557 ratings
est. 2010; family owned & operated Asian fusion restaurant serving traditional cuisine w/ a Southern twist
  • Fried Chicken
    looks good; chicken is fried and dipped in buffalo wing sauce; looks good
  • Whole Fried Chicken
4.5 out of 5
611 ratings
"if you live 300 miles within with joint, you should be getting yourself over here"-Guy Fieri
400 Degrees Hot Chicken ($$)
(104 ratings)

3704 Clarksville Pike Map It!
Nashville, TN 37218
(615) 244-4467
www.400degreeshotchicken....
  • Fried Chicken Plate
    various "hotness": 0-degrees for plain; 100-deg for mild; 200-deg for medium; 400-deg for hot
4.0 out of 5
104 ratings
opened in 2007; inspired by Prince's Hot Chicken Shack; offer "bibs" made of customer-designed tee-shirts; moved from original airing location (at 319 Peabody St)
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