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Casserole QueensCasserole Queens
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 200-3805
www.casserolequeens.com
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    delivery only; served in individual, small & large sizes; looks good
5.0 out of 5
10 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay won [recipe]; delivery only; "We deliver fresh-from-scratch meals straight to your door in heels, aprons, and the timeless tradition of mom's best recipes." (from its website)
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Babe's Chicken Dinner HouseBabe's Chicken Dinner House
104 N Oak St Map It!
Roanoke, TX 76262
(817) 491-2900
www.babeschicken.com
  • Fried Chicken
    brine for 24-36 hours to make it "uber juicy"; secret is double dipped; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Melissa D'Arabian; looks good
4.5 out of 5
570 ratings
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Cattleman's SteakhouseCattleman's Steakhouse
3450 S Fabens Carlsbad Rd Map It!
Fabens, TX 79838
(915) 544-3200
www.cattlemansranch.com/i...
  • Porterhouse Steak
4.5 out of 5
450 ratings
#86 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); located in desert; some movies filmed here ("Courage Under Fire" and others); great sunsets
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Coyote Bluff CafeCoyote Bluff Cafe
2417 S Grand St Map It!
Amarillo, TX 79103
(806) 373-4640
www.coyotebluffcafe.com
  • Burger from Hell
    looks good
  • Chili Cheese Fries
    3-lb side dish; looks good
4.5 out of 5
286 ratings
local favorite
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Franklin BarbecueFranklin Barbecue
900 E 11th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 653-1187
franklinbarbecue.com
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked in post-oak wood for 15-16 hrs; looks good
  • BBQ
    Lee Anne gets the beef brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs, sausage links & smoked turkey breast; looks good
  • Tipsy Texan Sandwich
    chopped brisket, sliced links, cole slaw, pickles & onions; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3654 ratings
#2 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 2009; Franklin was a protége at JMueller BBQ...now a heated rival; hailed Franklin BBQ as the best in America (Bon Appetit, 2010); long lines (even as early as 9am!)...usually sells out by 2pm
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Killen's BBQKillen's BBQ
3613 E Broadway Map It!
Pearland, TX 77581
(281) 485-2272
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked for 16 hrs; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1502 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ); est. 2013; long lines (up to 3 hrs long!)
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La BarbecueLa Barbecue
1502 S 1st St Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 605-9696
labarbecue.com
  • Beef Brisket
    moist brisket; looks good; smoked/cooked in post-oak wood for 8 hrs; looks good
  • Beef Rib
    large rib
4.5 out of 5
1585 ratings
formerly JMueller BBQ at airing; one of Danielle's personal favorites; long lines (sells out quickly); live music on Saturdays & Sundays; had to shut down temporarily in 2006...sold smokers to competitor Aaron Franklin...now a heated competitor; long lines
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La PanaderiaLa Panaderia
8305 Broadway Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 375-6746
lapanaderia.com
  • Chicken Milanesa Torta
    cilantro mayo, chicken milanesa, queso Asadero/Chihuahua, pickled jalapenos, guacamole lime
  • Mexican Sourdough Bread
    looks good
  • Tequila Almond Croissant
    top seller; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
501 ratings
Mexican artisan bakery & cafe
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Luke's Inside OutLuke's Inside Out
1109 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 589-8883
www.lukesinsideout.com
  • Korean Rabbit Sandwich
    pulled Bulgogi (Korean BBQ sauce) marinated rabbit, carmelized onions, tator tots, homemade kimchi, Szechuan chili paste & special sauce served between griddled French bread; "I love banh mi sandwiches...that's at least in the top five I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • The Shrimp (Sandwich)
    grilled rosemary, chipotle shrimp formed into a patty & served w/ blue cheese, apple & honey on griddled sourdough
4.5 out of 5
283 ratings
in trailer next to Gibson Bar; cook was former caterer for 27 years (as of 2012)
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Moonshine Patio Bar & GrillMoonshine Patio Bar & Grill
303 Red River St Map It!
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9599
moonshinegrill.com
  • Peach-Glazed Pork Chops
    sous vide cooked (slow-cook in vacuum bag under low-heat water), grilled; topped w/ peach chutney
  • Peanut Butter Mousse Pie
    w/ Oreo cookie crust
4.5 out of 5
3075 ratings
est. 2003; serving an innovative take on classic American comfort food in historic building (circa 1852) w/ 2 outdoor patios
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More Home Slice PizzaMore Home Slice Pizza
1421 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-7437
www.homeslicepizza.com
  • Pepperoni Pizza
    thin crust; looks good
  • White Pizza
    extra virgin olive oil, garlic, ricotta, mozzarella, provolone & romano
4.5 out of 5
414 ratings
serving authentic NY-style pizza
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Odd Duck RestaurantOdd Duck Restaurant
1201 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
oddduckaustin.com
  • Pork Belly Slider
    pork belly brined overnight, spiced and let sit for 12 hours, then charred and grilled; prepared in mini buns w/ mayo, tomato, arugula and a speared pickle; looks good
  • Lamb Meatloaf Sandwich
    topped w/ homemade potato salad, chile mayo, greens & potato chips in the sandwich; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1231 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
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ONE90 Smoked MeatsONE90 Smoked Meats
10240 East Northwest Hwy Map It!
Dallas, TX 75238
(214) 346-3287
one90smokedmeats.com
  • Spicy Brisket Sandwich
    sliced brisket w/ roasted hatch poblano peppers & melted cheddar cheese on brioche; looks good
  • The D.L.T.
    sliced smoked duck breast, green leaf lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes on thick sliced rustic toast w/ signature cherry jalapeno sauce; "this has wrecked every duck sandwich anybody will ever have" -Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
142 ratings
"East Dallas is the home to passionate artists, meticulous craftsmen and innovative nerds. We are all three." (from its website)
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Pappas Bros SteakhousePappas Bros Steakhouse
5839 Westheimer Rd Map It!
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 780-7352
www.pappasbros.com
  • Bone-In New York Strip Steak
    32 oz - for two - carved table side, limited availability; dry-aged; looks good
4.5 out of 5
780 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Steak); opened in 1976
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Pecan LodgePecan Lodge
2702 Main St Map It!
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 748-8900
www.pecanlodge.com
  • Beef Brisket
    signature dish; west Texas brisket w/ side of east Texas BBQ sauce; mesquite-smoked for 15-18 hrs; juicy; "rockin' brisket!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    mesquite-smoked for 12-15 hrs; w/ side of Carolina vinegar-based BBQ sauce; looks good
  • The "Hot Mess"
    jumbo sea salt-crusted sweet potato, south Texas barbacoa (shredded brisket w/ southwestern seasoning), chipotle cream, cheese, butter, green onions; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2953 ratings
multiple local awards & accolades; moved from original airing location (1010 S Pearl Expy); Other Recipes: Collard Greens Gratin
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Q-Shi BBQ & Sushi
1491 Spring Cypress Rd Map It!
Spring, TX 77373
(832) 966-0082
bbqsushi.com
  • Korean BBQ Kimchi Fries
    basket of crispy fries topped w/ Korean BBQ beef, cheese, kimchi, scallions, spicy mayo & Sriracha; looks good
  • Surf n Turf Roll
    sushi roll w/ crab meat, tempura shrimp & avocado topped w/ smoked brisket finished w/ Q-Shi dressing, fresh jalapeno & Sriracha
4.5 out of 5
376 ratings
Southern BBQ roots w/ Asian fusion
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Round Rock DonutsRound Rock Donuts
106 W Liberty Map It!
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 255-3629
www.roundrockdonuts.com
  • Texas Sized Round Rock Donut
    size of a tire
  • "World Famous" Glazed Round Rock Donut
  • Texas Donut
    2-lb, 14-inch donut
4.5 out of 5
1445 ratings
#64 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); long lines
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Salty SowSalty Sow
1917 Manor Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 391-2337
www.saltysow.com
  • Triple Fried Duck Fat Fries
    topped w/ 110-minute egg; w/ side of cold Bearnaise; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2002 ratings
American Gastropub that serves contemporary farm-to-table eats in a casual setting
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Southern Q BBQ & CateringSouthern Q BBQ & Catering
16540 Kuykendahl Map It!
Houston, TX 77068
(832) 250-4851
www.southernqbbqcatering....
  • Brisket
    rubbed & smoked in oak & hickory for 12-15 hrs; looks good
  • The Big Poppa
    loaded baked potato (butter, shredded cheddar) w/ 3 meats: chopped brisket, homemade smoked sausage & a rib, & topped w/ sour cream, chives, bacon bits & BBQ sauce; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
214 ratings
since 2009; owned & operated by husband & wife team
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Tacos MariachiTacos Mariachi
602 Singleton Blvd Map It!
Dallas, TX 75212
(214) 741-1239
www.tacosmariachi.com
  • Mole Fries
    fries topped w/ mole sauce, Crema fresca & Cotija cheese; looks good
  • Pulpo Tacos
    corn tortilla, grilled marinated octopus, asadero cheese, fresh avocados
4.5 out of 5
132 ratings
serving Tijuana street tacos
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Taste of EuropeTaste of Europe
1901 W Pioneer Pkwy Map It!
Arlington, TX 76013
(817) 275-5530
www.tasteofeuropetx.com
  • Belarussian Kolduny
    three potato pancakes stuffed w/ specially prepared combination of ground beef & chicken; looks good
4.5 out of 5
209 ratings
opened in 2002; authentic Eastern European comfort food; restaurant, groceries & Russian gifts
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Veracruz All NaturalVeracruz All Natural
1108 E 6th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 981-1760
veracruztacos.com
  • Migas Breakfast Taco
    corn tortilla taco w/ eggs, tortilla chips, avocado, pico de gallo & cheese
4.5 out of 5
528 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 2008; taco truck; multiple locations; featured by Rachael Ray, Rolling Stone & Austin Eater
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Via 313 PizzaVia 313 Pizza
1111B E 6th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 939-1927
www.via313.com
  • The Detroiter Pizza
    thick crust, rectangular pizza w/ smoked pepperoni under the cheese, natural casing pepperoni on top; looks good
4.5 out of 5
565 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Pizza); opened in 2011 by two brothers from Detroit serving "genuine Detroit Style Pizza"
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Wild Bubba'sWild Bubba's
13912 FM 812 Map It!
Elroy, TX 78617
(512) 243-1333
wildbubbaswildgamegrill.c...
  • F1 Burger
    1-lb of patties w/ BBQ sauce, pickles & onions; you can choose beef or any other type of meat available; named after Formula 1 racetrack down the road
  • Texas Antelope Burger
    1/3-lb antelope meat (95% lean)
4.5 out of 5
58 ratings
opened in 2007; unique colorful rustic restaurant featuring wild game burgers such as buffalo, elk, yak, axis venison, wild boar, kangaroo & Texas Antelope
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AbacusAbacus
4511 McKinney Ave Map It!
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 559-3111
www.kentrathbun.com/abacu...
  • Lobster Scallion "Shooters"
4.0 out of 5
494 ratings
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