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40/40 Club 

6 W 25th St New York, NY (212) 832-4040

American Traditional 
This is the place to watch any game, sip on some great cocktails and even rub shoulders with owner and Hip Hop mogul, Jay-Z.


A Single Pebble 

133 Bank St Burlington, VT (802) 865-5200

Asian Chinese 
Alton Brown - Mock Eel


Avenue Bistro Pub 

548 Bloomfield Ave Verona, NJ (973) 239-7444

American Bistro 
Michael DiIonno, Chef and Restaurateur, Avenue Bistro Pub, Verona, NJ (winner)



800 3rd Ave New York, NY (212) 431-3663

Italian Pizza 
Jonny Giordani, Executive Chef, BOOM, New York, NY (winner)


Backstage Bistro 

180 N Wabash Ave Chicago, IL (312) 475-6920

American Cafe 



3472 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO (303) 455-1117

Californian Seafood 
an old Victorian home turned restaurant, where they're scratch making southern favorites from peach cobbler to gumbo with cornbread.

  • SILVER for Bang!


Barley Swine 

2024 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 394-8150

Vegetarian American 
Chef and owner Bryce Gilmore (the man behind the Odd Duck Farm to Trailer) opened Barley Swine in 2010. Tony Bourdain and the band Ume exper


Beast and the Hare 

1001 Guerrero St San Francisco, CA (415) 821-1001

French American 
Rabbit dishes.


Beauty and Essex 

146 Essex St. New York, NY (212) 614-0146

American Eclectic 
Chris Santos



1740 Seidersville Rd Bethlehem, PA (610) 868-6505

French Vegetarian 
Aaron McCargo - Roasted Cauliflower & Wild Mushroom Soup



354 11th St San Francisco, CA (415) 863-5964

American Cafe 
A local dive-bar legend that serves up great music, good times and all the SpaghettiOs and deep-fried PB&Js you can stomach


Buttons Restaurant  

15207 ADDISON RD Addison, TX (972) 503-2888

Southern Vegetarian 
Texas Style Wangs - extremely large wings... plus habanero shrimp.


California Modern 

1250 Prospect St La Jolla, CA (858) 454-4244

Californian Vegetarian 
Aaron Sanchez - Fish Tacos


Canlis Restaurant 

2576 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA (206) 283-3313

Steak Seafood 
Tony meets Matt Dillon and Renee Erickson at Canlis Restaurant to sample some of Seattles most beloved regional cooking. Overlooking Lake Un


Church Brew Works 

3525 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA (412) 688-8200

Pizza American 
Tom learns an untraditional recipe for stuffing pierogies with rattlesnake and he tries some of the dishes they make with beer brewed on sit

  • GOLD for Church Brew Works


City House 

1222 4th Ave N Nashville, TN (615) 736-5838

Italian Seafood 
This restaurant and bar located in the middle of Nashville gives off a very rural vibe and offers great food and amazing cocktail

  • BRONZE for City House


Colt and Gray 

1553 Platte Street #120 Denver, CO (303) 477-1447

American Gastropub 
Sauced episode for Sticky Toffee Pudding w/ Bourbon Ice Cream

  • BRONZE for Colt and Gray



101 N Grand St Monroe, LA (318) 325-0818

French Seafood 
Cory Bahr, Chef and Restaurateur, Cotton, Monroe, LA (winner)


Counter Cafe 

626 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 708-8800

American Cafe 
the tiny cafe dishing out scratch-made chicken burgers and quail.

  • BRONZE for Counter Cafe


Craft and Commerce 

675 W Beech St San Diego, CA (619) 269-2202

Vegetarian Hot Dogs 
Serving up some great concoctions with a large variety of liqueurs, Craft and Commerce is one of San Diego’s top spots for quality cocktai


Craigie on Main 

853 Main St Cambridge, MA (617) 497-5511

French Vegetarian 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Whole Roasted Chicken



5336 Butler St Pittsburgh, PA (412) 252-2595

Mediterranean European 
Andrew Zimmern spends the day with chef, charcuterie master and Cure owner Justin Severino. Justin specializes in cured meats at his aptly n


Dish Restaurant 

3131 E 1st St Tucson, AZ (520) 326-1714

Vegetarian American 


Do or Dine 

1108 BEDFORD AVE Brooklyn, NY (718) 684-2290

Japanese American 
Foie Gras jelly donuts


Extra Virgin 

1900 Main St Kansas City, MO (816) 842-2205

Vegetarian Mediterranean 
Curtis Stone - Duck Tongue Tacos

  • BRONZE for Extra Virgin


Founding Farmers 

1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 822-8783

Vegetarian American 
Robert Irvine - Devil-ish Eggs

  • GOLD for Founding Farmers



1738 Pearl St Boulder, CO (720) 708-2244

Italian European 
Michael Chiarello - Fried Pineapple Wrapped Speck

  • BRONZE for Frasca


Frida Bistro 

545 W 700 S Salt Lake City, UT (801) 983-6692

Mexican Vegetarian 



15 Chestnut St Portland, ME (207) 828-4422

Vegetarian American 
Cocktails in a church


Harry's Bar & Tables 

501 Westport Rd Kansas City, MO (816) 561-3950

Vegetarian American 
With 50 plus brands of scotch, 30 types of cigars, and numerous cocktails, this upscale cigar and martini bar serves excellent food, and is


Haute Dish 

119 Washington Ave N Minneapolis, MN (612) 338-8484

Cuban South American 
Andrew visits this restaurant to come up with his own take on traditional Midwestern hotdish.

  • BRONZE for Haute Dish


Hawksworth Restaurant 

801 West Georgia Street Vancouver, Canada (604) 673-7000

Sample freshly harvested sea vegetables at Chef David Hawksworth’s restaurant where he dishes out contemporary Canadian cuisine.


Holeman & Finch Public House 

2277 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA (404) 948-1175

Vegetarian American 
Anne Burrell - Double Cheeseburger

  • GOLD for Holeman & Finch Public House


Hotel ZaZa 

2332 Leonard St Dallas, TX (214) 468-8399

Chinese Middle Eastern 


Kin Shop 

469 6th Avenue New York, NY (212) 675-4295

Vegetarian Thai 
Top Chef Season 1 winner's newest restaurant!



1 South Pinckney Street Madison, WI (608) 251-0500

French European 


Local Three  

3290 Northside Pkwy NW Atlanta, GA (404) 968-2700

Southern American 
Fast food classics



820 W Superior Ave Ste 920 Cleveland, OH (216) 771-5652

Vegetarian Mediterranean 
Aaron Sanchez - Fried Brussel Sprouts

  • SILVER for Lolita


Lonesome Dove Western Bistro 

2402 N Main St Fort Worth, TX (817) 740-8812

French Southwestern 
Duff Goldman - Tomahawk Chop

  • BRONZE for Lonesome Dove Western Bistro


Longman and Eagle 

2657 N Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL (773) 276-7110

American Eclectic 
#2 - Fried chicken and waffle

  • SILVER for Longman and Eagle


Memphis Taproom 

2331 E Cumberland St Philadelphia, PA (215) 425-4460

Vegetarian American 
Local favorite serving a vegan club sandwich with deep fried tofu and smoked coconut

  • BRONZE for Memphis Taproom


Mercato Restaurant 

1216 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA (215) 985-2962

Italian American 
Mackenzie Hilton, Executive Chef, Mercato Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA (winner)


Mestizo CLOSED 

5270 W 116th Pl Leawood, KS (913) 752-9025

Mexican Contemporary 
Aaron Sanchez -


MonkeyPod Kitchen 

10 WAILEA GATEWAY PL Kihei, HI (808) 891-2322

American Contemporary 
Impressive culinary cocktail list and a massive list of draft microbrews (served at a temp of 29 degrees).


Mr. Rain's Funhouse 

800 Key Highway Baltimore, MD (443) 524-7379

serving contemporary American cuisine created by Chef Bill Buszinski. The progressive beverage program created by Perez Klebahn, highlights


Napa Rose 

1600 S Disneyland Dr Anaheim, CA (714) 781-3463

Italian Californian 

  • BRONZE for Napa Rose


New York Helmsley Hotel 

36 Central Park S New York, NY (212) 521-6655

Mediterranean American 
Pnina Peled, Chef de cuisine, The New York Helmsley Hotel, New York, NY (winner)


No. 308 

407 gallatin avenue Nashville, TN (615) 650-7344

Vegetarian American 
they not only use a juicer for their drinks but also add their own carbonation right there at the bar. Try a Whiskey Ginger or anyone of the



301 E BAY ST Jacksonville, FL (904) 356-7100

Sandwiches Continental 
Duck Confit Grilled Cheese

  • BRONZE for Olio



2043 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 804-2700

Italian Vegetarian 

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