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The Harvest Restaurant 

4 Cronin Rd Queensbury, NY (518) 793-6233

Pizza 
Rachael Ray - Harvest Pizza


Al's Italian Beef 

1079 W Taylor St Chicago, IL (630) 858-9121

Italian Steakhouse 
Camille visits Al's Italian beef -- a Chicago staple for 70 years -- to learn about the restaurant, its history and to experience their famo

  • GOLD for Al's Italian Beef

Anchor Bar 

1047 Main St Buffalo, NY (716) 884-4083

Italian Californian 
Camille travels to Buffalo's Anchor Bar - the restaurant responsible for inventing Buffalo Chicken Wings in 1964. These are the original chi

  • GOLD for Anchor Bar

Angi's Soul Food 

400 W LEXINGTON ST Baltimore, MD (410) 752-3106

Soul 
Find Southern-style soul food represented at Lexington Market -- with a Korean twist


Anthony's Seafood 

963 Aquidneck Ave Middletown, RI (401) 848-5058

Seafood 
a seafood spot stuffing quahogs with chorizo and turning calamari into a Kung Pao classic.



Aqui es Texcoco 

1043 Broadway Suite:108 Chula Vista, CA (619) 427-4045

Mexican 
BBQ joint that specializes in an Aztec-inspired way to serve lamb. Andrew has Texcoco-style BBQ lamb -- slow-roasted whole lamb that’s se


BLD 

7450 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 930-9744

French Traditional American 
Aida Mollenkamp - Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes


BLT Steak 

3 Renaissance Sq New York, NY (914) 467-5500

Steakhouse 
Tyler Florence - Popovers


Baby Blue's BBQ 

444 Lincoln Blvd Venice, CA (310) 396-7675

Southern Comfort Food 

  • GOLD for Baby Blue's BBQ

Bakeman's 

122 Cherry St Seattle, WA (206) 622-3375

Soups Traditional American 
Home to Seattles own Sandwich Nazi this intentionally prickly downtown-based luncheonette is packed with a devoted following of hungry patro


Barbecue King Drive-In 

2900 Wilkinson Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 399-8344

Fast Food 
Guy Fieri - BBQ Chicken

  • GOLD for Barbecue King Drive-In

Becky's Diner 

390 Commercial St Portland, ME (207) 773-7070

Traditional American 
Stuffed Turkey and Stuffed Lobster.

  • SILVER for Becky's Diner

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q  

1715 6TH Ave SE Decatur, AL (256) 350-6969

Steak Fast Food 
Ray Lampe - Smoked Turkey

  • BRONZE for Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q

Big Bob Gibsons Bar-B-Q 

2520 Danville Rd SW Decatur, AL (256) 350-0404

Traditional American 
Visit the iconic Big Bob Gibson’s Bar-B-Q that’s been an Alabama institution for more than 75 years. Their trademark w


Brindle Room 

277 E 10th St New York, NY (212) 529-9702

Italian Eclectic & International 
High End Burger along with other unique foods like beer battered pork belly


Brint's Diner 

4834 E Lincoln St Wichita, KS (316) 684-0290

American Cafe 

  • BRONZE for Brint's Diner

Buckshot's Carry Out 

10030 N Hwy 17 McClellanville, SC (843) 887-3051

Andrew visits one of the best soul food cafes run by the Green family. He's lucky enough to get an invitation to eat dinner at their home. A


Bulgarini Gelato 

749 E Altadena Dr Altadena, CA (626) 791-6174

Vegetarian Ice Cream 
Artie Sequeria - Torta Gelato


Bun 'N' Barrel 

1150 Austin Hwy San Antonio, TX (210) 828-2829

Fast Food American 

  • SILVER for Bun 'N' Barrel

Burgers and Blues 

1060 E. County Line Rd, Suite 22 Jackson, MS (601) 899-0038

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 
Vegetarian Garrett Willingham goes up against The Whammy Challenge: 3, 1-lb. patties with all the trimmings, 1 lb. of fries, and a root beer


Cafe Pita 

10890 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX (713) 574-8556

Mediterranean 

  • SILVER for Cafe Pita

Canter 

419 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 651-2030

Sandwiches Bakery 
Fairfax a mix of pastrami and cornbeef.


Carneys 

8351 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 654-8300

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 
Marc Summers - Chili Dog

  • BRONZE for Carneys

Center Point Pit Barbecue 

1212 W Main St Hendersonville, TN (615) 824-9330

serves traditional shoulder pull and a holiday ham with a fiery finish


Cha Cha Chicken 

1906 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA (310) 581-1684

Caribbean Chicken 
Michael Symon - Fried Chicken

  • BRONZE for Cha Cha Chicken

Chap's Pit Beef 

5801 Pulaski Hwy Baltimore, MD (410) 483-2379

Guy Fieri - Chaps Submarine

  • GOLD for Chap's Pit Beef

Charley's Restaurant 

142 Hana Hwy Paia, HI (808) 579-9453

Traditional American Pizza 


Chi 

E 2nd St & Congress Ave Austin, TX (555) 555-5555

Mexican Eclectic & International 
One of Austin's legendary food trucks, and the only one serving up Korean-Mexican fusion dishes.

  • BRONZE for Chi

Chicago Diner 

3411 N Halsted St Chicago, IL (773) 935-6696

Traditional American Vegetarian 
This Chicago landmark is creating classic diner desserts that taste so divine and decadent you wouldn


Chilam Balam 

3023 N Broadway St Chicago, IL (773) 296-6901

Mexican Tapas / Small Plates 
a dive refines small plate Mexican with dishes like shiitake mushroom empanadas and flautas with homemade queso fresco.

  • BRONZE for Chilam Balam

Chop House Burgers 

1700 W PARK ROW DR Arlington, TX (817) 459-3700

Steakhouse Hamburgers 
Guy's all-time favorite football player, Earl Campbell, joins Guy for real deal gumbo and burgers with brisket.

  • SILVER for Chop House Burgers

Coffee's Boilin' Pot 

305 Covington St Madisonville, LA (985) 845-2348

Seafood Cajun & Creole 
When Chef Robert Irvine comes to Coffee's Boilin' Pot in Madisonville, Louisiana the odds are stacked against him. Not only have the owners,


Cozy Dog Drive-In 

2935 S 6th St Springfield, IL (217) 525-1992

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
deep-fried battered hot dog on a stick at the Cozy Dog Drive In, and

  • SILVER for Cozy Dog Drive-In

Crest Cafe 

425 Robinson Ave San Diego, CA (619) 295-2510

Traditional American 
all-day breakfast joint serving up a decadent creme brulee French toast


Crystal Grill 

423 Carrollton Ave Greenwood, MS (662) 453-6530

Sandwiches American 
Cat Cora - Lemon Ice Box Pie


Dell Rhea's Chicken 

645 Joliet Rd. Willowbrook, IL (630) 325-0780

Chicken 

  • SILVER for Dell Rhea's Chicken

Denny's Beer Pub Barrel 

1452 Woodland Rd Clearfield, PA (814) 765-7190

  • SILVER for Denny's Beer Pub Barrel

Dong Phuong 

14207 Chef Menteur Hwy New Orleans, LA (504) 254-0296

Asian 
French-Vietnamese bakery where three dollars gets him a delicious, hand-ground, pork sausage po-boy sandwich served on homemade French bread


Downey's Irish Pub 

526 S Front St Philadelphia, PA (215) 625-9500

Seafood Pizza 
Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to resuscitate Downey’s, a failing Irish pub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To do that, heâ€


Edward's Drive-In 

2126 S Sherman Dr Indianapolis, IN (317) 786-1638

Traditional American 
Edward's Drive-In has been serving customers for 50 years. Adam Richman stops by to try the breaded pork tenderloin sandwich.

  • SILVER for Edward's Drive-In

El Indio Mexican Restaurant 

3695 India St San Diego, CA (619) 299-0333

Mexican 
Founded in 1940 by Ralph Pesqueira Sr., El Indio started out as a tortilla factory, but became a world-famous restaurant with their deliciou

  • GOLD for El Indio Mexican Restaurant

Elf's Den Restaurant & Lounge 

Mi 14 Richardson Hwy North Pole, AK (907) 488-8788

Pizza 


Empire Little Bar Bistro 

245 Granby St Norfolk, VA (757) 626-3100

Tapas / Small Plates 
carries several rare beers. Seating only 32, the staples here are moderately priced martinis and tapas. With half the seats overlooking eith


Famous Dave's BBQ 

4264 Upton Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 929-1200

  • BRONZE for Famous Dave's BBQ

Fatty Cue 

91 S 6th St New York, NY (718) 599-3090

Seafood Eclectic & International 


Flour + Tea 

238 S Arroyo Pkwy Pasadena, CA (626) 744-1380

A tea shop that lures you in with their baked goods combining Taiwanese influences with American comfort.


Flying Saucer  

14999 Montfort Dr Dallas, TX (972) 934-2537

Traditional American 
If you're looking for a more sophisticated beer drinking experience, the selection can't be beat atThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. Don't

  • BRONZE for Flying Saucer

Fog City Diner 

1300 Battery St San Francisco, CA (415) 982-2000

American Cafe 

  • SILVER for Fog City Diner

Fong 

223 4th St Des Moines, IA (515) 323-3333

Pizza 
Crab Rangoon Pizza

  • BRONZE for Fong

Franks n' Dawgs 

1863 N Clybourn Ave Chicago, IL (312) 281-5187

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
The Foss Hog, a pork link topped with smoky bacon, a fried egg, and a slathering of maple mayo

  • SILVER for Franks n' Dawgs

Fu-Fu Cuisine 

3633 W Camelback Rd Phoenix, AZ (602) 995-2015

Chef Esther Mbaikambeys Fu-Fu, a traditional Nigerian staple, is award winning. In addition to being known for her wonderful soul food, chef


Gene and Judes 

2720 River Rd Chicago, IL (708) 452-7634

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
Hot dog with fries ON it

  • SILVER for Gene and Judes

Geraci's Restaurant 

2266 Warrensville Ctr Rd Cleveland, OH (216) 371-5643

Italian Pizza 

  • SILVER for Geraci's Restaurant

Gino's East 

162 E Superior St Chicago, IL (312) 266-3337

Italian Pizza 
He feasts his eyes on a mammoth deep-dish pizza overflowing with meat and, of course, tons of bacon.

  • GOLD for Gino's East

Giordano's 

730 N Rush St Chicago, IL (312) 951-0747

Italian Pizza 
Opened in 1974, Giordano's is renowned for serving up award-winning deep dish and stuffed pizzas

  • GOLD for Giordano's

Gloria's Cafe 

10227 Venice Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 838-0963

Mexican 

  • SILVER for Gloria's Cafe

Gordy's Hi-Hat 

415 Sunnyside Dr Cloquet, MN (218) 879-6125

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Gordy's Hi-Hat

Gray's Papaya 

2090 Broadway New York, NY (212) 799-0243

Hot Dogs 
Tony and Fat Dave stop in for a quick NYC treat (papaya drink and hot dogs) at one of Tony's favorite haunts.

  • GOLD for Gray's Papaya

Greek Corner Restaurant 

2366 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA (617) 661-5655

Greek 
Spit-Roasted Lamb


Grubstake Diner 

1525 Pine St San Francisco, CA (415) 673-8268

Traditional American Portuguese 
This diner, built out of an old cable car, has been a piece of Bay Area history since 1927. The menu offers cooked-to-order burgers along wi

  • SILVER for Grubstake Diner

Gus and Gabriel 

222 West 79th Street New York, NY (212) 362-7470

Traditional American Greek 


Hawkins House of Burgers 

11603 Slater St Los Angeles, CA (323) 563-1129

Hamburgers 
Hawkins House of Burgers serves the Whipper Burger, a behemoth of a burger with 2 patties, topped with hotlinks and loads of pastrami.


Hemenway's Seafood Grill  

121 S Main St Providence, RI (401) 351-8570

Seafood 
This grill and oyster bar is in the College Hill area of Providence. They are open for lunch and dinner and serve everything from chowders t


Highway 61 Roadhouse 

34 S Old Orchard Ave St. Louis, MO (314) 968-0061

Cajun & Creole 
the nawlins roadhouse serving up rice and beans, cajun potstickers and a pulled pork pasta

  • BRONZE for Highway 61 Roadhouse

Himalayan House 

1522 E Fort Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 528-1271

Indian 
Nepalese


Hoffman's 

1102 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz, CA (831) 420-0135

French Hot Dogs 
The 10-year-old venture is more than $2 million in debt, and the stress on the family-run business has resulted in a tense and uncomfortable


Hooters-Clearwater 

2800 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd Clearwater, FL (727) 797-4008

Traditional American Seafood 
The first Hooters opened October 4, 1983, in Clearwater, Florida. During its history, the Hooters concept has undergone very little change.

  • BRONZE for Hooters-Clearwater

Hot Doug's 

3324 North California Chicago, IL (773) 279-9550

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
American Classics - Best HotDog Menu

  • GOLD for Hot Doug's

House of Pies 

1869 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 666-9961

Bakery American 
Iconic hollywood pie shop.

  • BRONZE for House of Pies

Icebox Cafe 

1657 Michigan Ave Miami, FL (305) 538-8448

Eclectic & International 
classic restaurant and bakery serves approachable and affordable food while using the finest and freshest ingredients. Stop by for some of t


In-N-Out Burger 

7009 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (800) 786-1000

Hamburgers 
Anthony Bourdain gets a double-double animal style cheeseburger and chocolate shake.

  • SILVER for In-N-Out Burger

Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor 

128 S Federal Hwy Dania Beach, FL (954) 923-4445

Traditional American Fast Food 
you can find almost 40 different flavors, from classics like Rocky Road and Chocolate Chip to more unusual flavors like Maple Walnut and Cr

  • GOLD for Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor

Joan's on Third 

8350 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA (323) 655-2285

New American Mediterranean 
Chocolate Coconut Cupcake

  • BRONZE for Joan's on Third

Joe's Stone Crab 

11 Washington Ave Miami, FL (786) 273-9912

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Bobby Flay - Stone Crabs

  • GOLD for Joe's Stone Crab

Kelly's Roast Beef 

410 Revere Beach Blvd Revere, MA (781) 284-9129

Steakhouse Traditional American 


Kelsey's Steakhouse 

2300 Morthland Dr Valparaiso, IN (219) 465-4022

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Midwesterners love their beef, and at Kelsey’s Steakhouse they serve up one of the largest cuts around: a 96-oz. steak. If you manage to f


Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger 

551 S Division St Ann Arbor, MI (734) 663-4590

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Adam heads to downtown Ann Arbor to visit the legendary Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger, a local favorite since 1953.

  • GOLD for Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger

Krolls West 

1990 S Ridge Rd Green Bay, WI (920) 497-1111

Traditional American Pizza 
Krolls West is a gameday institution right across the street from Lambeau Field. Adam's pick? Their prime rib sandwich, 8 ounces of chargril


La Dolce Vita 

9785 Santa Monica Blvd Beverly Hills, CA (310) 278-1845

Italian 
Intimately dark and inviting, homespun and cosmopolitan, La Dolce Vita has long been the favorite destination of the renowned and famous, fr

  • BRONZE for La Dolce Vita

La Perrada De Edgar 

6976 Collins Avel Dr Miami Beach, FL (305) 866-4546

Mexican 
This eatery offers 21 different takes on the hot dog. Tony gets a Colombian -- cheese, onion, pink sauce (mayo and ketchup), house sauce, mu


La Taqueria 

2889 Mission St San Francisco, CA (415) 285-7117

Mexican 
Comfort Foods: Best Real-Deal burrito.

  • BRONZE for La Taqueria

La perrada de edgar 

6976 Collins Avel Dr Miami, FL (305) 866-4546

Mexican 
Latin style hot dogs


Langer's Deli 

704 S Alvarado St Los Angeles, CA (213) 483-8050

Fast Food Sandwiches 
Adam Gertler - Pastrami Sandwich

  • SILVER for Langer's Deli

Lankford Grocery 

88 Dennis St Houston, TX (713) 522-9555

Southern Hamburgers 

  • GOLD for Lankford Grocery

Lansky's Deli 

235 Columbus Ave New York, NY (212) 787-0400

Middle Eastern Kosher 
Known for a seven-pound deli sandwich with corned beef and pastrami packed between a potato knish instead of bread.


Lou Malnati's Pizzeria 

439 N Wells St Chicago, IL (312) 828-9800

Italian Pizza 
Camille journeys to Lou Malnati's, one of the oldest pizzerias in Chicago.

  • GOLD for Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Loulou's Griddle in the Middle 

Wharf II Monterey, CA (831) 372-0568

Traditional American Seafood 
the boat-to-table spot on the pier crankin' out all kinds of fresh fish like the abalone sliders and the seasonal crab feast.


Luke's Lobster 

93 E 7th St New York, NY (212) 387-8487

Seafood 
Lobster Rolls

  • BRONZE for Luke's Lobster

Ma Peche 

15 W 56th St New York, NY (212) 757-5878

French Vietnamese 
David Chang -

  • BRONZE for Ma Peche

Macbar 

54 Prince St New York, NY (212) 226-0211

New American 
Macbar puts a gourmet twist on this childhood comfort food. With 12 different kinds of mac and cheese infused with gourmet culinary creation


Maid-Rite 

3800 Merle Hay Rd Ste 4000 Des Moines, IA (515) 278-8173

Traditional American Fast Food 
One of the first drive thru restaurants. Serve loose-meat sandwiches.


Mama Lee's 

310 Valley Hill Ste 205 San Antonio, TX (210) 333-8888

Chinese Soul 
Soul Food


Maria's New Mexican Kitchen 

555 West Cordova Road Santa Fe, NM (505) 983-7929

Mexican Southwestern 
Serving up over 160 margarita's ranging from $6 to $75 isMaria's New Mexican Kitchen. refers to their commitment to only serving margarit


Mary's Marvelous 

207 Main St Amagansett, NY (631) 267-8796

Fast Food Bakery 


Melting Pot 

3685 E Thousand Oaks Blvd Thousand Oaks, CA (805) 370-8802

Asian Fusion 
The Melting Pot in Thousand Oaks is keeping the 1970s alive as the last bastion of fondue – a place where everyone gathers around


Mike LaSusa Italian 

8955 S 5th Ave Oak Creek, WI (414) 304-5795

Italian 


Miss Katie's Diner 

1900 W Clybourn St Milwaukee, WI (414) 344-0044

Steakhouse Soups 


Morrette 

1126 ERIE BLVD Schenectady, NY (518) 370-0555

Steak Sandwiches 
Pat's and Geno's in Philly aren't the only places to get a great cheesesteak -- believe it or not, one of the best around can be found in Sc


Nate n Al 

414 N Beverly Dr Beverly Hills, CA (310) 274-0101

Hot Dogs Sandwiches 
Celebrity deli famous for breakfast.


Neptune Diner 

924 N Prince St Lancaster, PA (717) 399-8358

Diner 
The Neptune Diner is known for their Pennsylvania Dutch favorites, like made-from-scratch apple dumplings and shoofly pie, but itâ€Â


Niko Niko's 

2520 Montrose Blvd Houston, TX (713) 528-4976

Greek Fast Food 

  • GOLD for Niko Niko's

Num Pang  

21 E 12th St New York, NY (212) 255-3271

Asian Cambodian 


Oaks Gourmet 

1915 N Bronson Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 871-8894

Vegetarian Pizza 
oaks gourmet dry aged burger


Oklahoma Joe's 

3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS (913) 722-3366

Sandwiches Cafe 
Adam Richman heads to Oklahoma Joe's for succulent pulled pork and saucy spare ribs. This award-winning barbecue does the city proud.

  • GOLD for Oklahoma Joe's

Original Tommy 

2575 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA (213) 389-9060

Californian Hamburgers 
Ask any regular why they keep coming back and they’ll tell you: their famous chili.

  • BRONZE for Original Tommy

Pacific Pie Company 

609 SE Ankeny St Portland, OR (503) 381-6157

Vegetarian English 
beef and stout meat pie.


Pagoda Restaurant 

431 N Santa Claus Ln North Pole, AK (907) 488-3338

Chinese 


Panozzo's Italian Marke 

1303 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL (312) 356-9966

Italian 
the Italian market scratch making meats for the meatball hero and the crispy porchetta sandwich.

  • SILVER for Panozzo's Italian Marke

Panzarotti Pizza King 

349 Marlton Ave Camden, NJ (856) 966-5725

Pizza 
Aaron McCargo Jr - Panzarotti


Pastabilities 

311 S Franklin St Syracuse, NY (315) 474-1153

Italian 
the longtime pasta institution making a tomato sauce just for dipping, spicy chicken wings and duck and cheese pizza

  • BRONZE for Pastabilities

Pats King Of Steaks 

1237 E Passyunk Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 468-1546

Steakhouse Soups 
Cheesesteak Feud - Winner!

  • GOLD for Pats King Of Steaks

Peaches HotHouse 

415 Tompkins Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 483-9111

Traditional American Southern 


Pearlz Oyster Bar 

153 E Bay St Charleston, SC (843) 577-5755

Seafood New American 
They indulge in tongue-torching dishes like XXX Spicy Oyster Shooters

  • BRONZE for Pearlz Oyster Bar

Peking Gourmet Inn 

6029 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA (703) 671-8088

Chinese 
Duff Goldman - Peking Duck

  • SILVER for Peking Gourmet Inn

Phil's BBQ 

3740 Sports Arena Blvd # 6 San Diego, CA (619) 226-6333

American Continental 
Adam has to check out Phil's BBQ in Midway for their Dinosaur Sized Ribs -- mesquite-grilled to a smoky perfection and slathered in their se

  • GOLD for Phil's BBQ

Pho Tau Bay 

113 Westbank Expy Ste C New Orleans, LA (504) 368-9846

Vietnamese 
Emeril Lagasse - Pho Ga

  • SILVER for Pho Tau Bay

Pies N Thighs 

166 S 4th St Brooklyn, NY (347) 529-6090

Southern New American 
uy

  • BRONZE for Pies N Thighs

Pine State Biscuits 

3640 SE Belmont St Portland, OR (503) 236-3346

Southern Vegetarian 
All Kinds of Classics

  • GOLD for Pine State Biscuits

Piroshky Piroshky 

1908 Pike Pl Seattle, WA (206) 441-6068

Russian 
Tony chows down on a quick snack of piroshkies (little meat pies)

  • SILVER for Piroshky Piroshky

Pizza Junction 

1269 Erie Ave North Tonawanda, NY (716) 692-6366

Pizza Fast Food 


Price's Chicken Coop  

1614 Camden Rd Charlotte, NC (704) 333-9866

Southern Chicken 
On his quest to satisfy his insatiable craving, Troy gnaws on drumsticks in Charlotte, N.C

  • SILVER for Price's Chicken Coop

Q Restaurant 

225 Clement St San Francisco, CA (415) 752-2298

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Q Restaurant

R.U. Hungry 

40 College Ave New Brunswick, NJ (732) 246-2177

Steakhouse 
eat five of their stuffed Fat Sandwiches in 45 minutes or less

  • GOLD for R.U. Hungry

Ramona Cafe 

628 Main St Ramona, CA (760) 789-8656

Fast Food Vietnamese 

  • BRONZE for Ramona Cafe

Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Shop 

1000 Tolland Tpke Manchester, CT (860) 649-1166

Pizza 
Adam takes on the Stuffed Pizza Challenge -- 4 pizza doughs packed with meats, cheeses and veggies weighing over 10-lbs.

  • BRONZE for Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Shop

Red Mill Burgers 

312 N 67th St Seattle, WA (206) 783-6362

Hamburgers Fast Food 
City

  • GOLD for Red Mill Burgers

Rio Grande 

1525 Blake St Denver, CO (303) 623-5432

Mexican 
Award-winning margaritas can be found in LoDo at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant. Voted the Best Margarita in the Nation by City Search, the l

  • BRONZE for Rio Grande

Robertas 

261 Moore St Brooklyn, NY (718) 417-1118

Italian Pizza 
Pizza and tasting menu.


Rock & Reilly 

8911 W Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA (310) 360-1400

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Rock & Reilly


Salvador Molly's 

1523 SW Sunset Blvd Portland, OR (503) 293-1790

Mexican Vegetarian 
The episode's main challenge was at Salvador Molly's "Great Balls of Fire" challengefive habanero chile cheese fritters covered in habanero

  • SILVER for Salvador Molly's

Sandy's Cafe 

1026 White St Key West, FL (305) 295-0159

Soups 
Stop by the iconic window-service restaurant Sandy’s for their signature buchi coffee. Buchi is made with equal parts espresso an


Sarcone's Deli 

734 S 9th St Philadelphia, PA (215) 829-1500

Italian 
Adam Gertler - Junk Yard Special

  • BRONZE for Sarcone's Deli

Shapiro's Deli 

808 S Meridian St Indianapolis, IN (317) 631-4041

Marc Summers - Peppered Beef Sandwich

  • SILVER for Shapiro's Deli

Skippers Smokehouse 

910 Skipper Rd Tampa, FL (813) 977-6474

Californian Seafood 
Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa is a place to indulge your wilder side. For example, the alligator ribs aka Dragon Wings, are a one of a kind s

  • SILVER for Skippers Smokehouse

Smoque 

3800 N Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL (773) 545-7427

Traditional American Chicken 

  • GOLD for Smoque

Sojourner Cafe 

134 E Canon Perdido St Santa Barbara, CA (805) 965-7922

Californian Vegetarian 


Stuffed Artisan Cannoli 

176 Stanton St New York, NY (212) 995-2266

Italian 
Reimagining the cannoli as the new eat-and-go treat of choice, this specialty shop blends unconventional flavors into one of Italy


Superdawg 

6363 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL (773) 763-0660

Hot Dogs Fast Food 

  • GOLD for Superdawg

Sweet Rose Creamery 

225 26th St Santa Monica, CA (310) 260-2663


Sweet Rose Creamery 

225 26th St Los Angeles, CA (310) 260-2663

Bacon Ice Cream Sundae and a Bacon Ice Cream sandwich.


Tally's 

530 6th St Rapid City, SD (605) 342-7621


Taqueria La Cumbre 

515 Valencia St San Francisco, CA (415) 863-8205

Mexican Fast Food 
Mission Style Super Burrito (which weighs in at 2 pounds)

  • BRONZE for Taqueria La Cumbre

Tat's Delicatessen 

159 Yesler Way Seattle, WA (206) 264-8287

Sandwiches American 
pastrami sandwiches with a West Coast spin


The Flying Biscuit Cafe 

3515 Northside Pkwy NW Atlanta, GA (404) 816-3152

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for The Flying Biscuit Cafe

The Gorbals 

501 S Spring St Los Angeles, CA (213) 488-3408

New American 
Gail Simmons - Bacon Wrapped Motza

  • GOLD for The Gorbals

The Meatball Shop 

84 Stanton St New York, NY (212) 982-8895

Italian Traditional American 
In New York, he eats the goat Billy Balls at The Meatball Shop which has locals lining up until 4am for their succulent round morsels.

  • GOLD for The Meatball Shop

The Meatloaf Bakery  

2464 N Clark Street Chicago, IL (773) 698-6667

Traditional American Vegetarian 
Mini meatloafs.

  • BRONZE for The Meatloaf Bakery

The Pantry 

1820 Cerrillos Rd Santa Fe, NM (505) 986-0022

Mexican 
Tortilla burger with red chile sauce.


The Penguin 

1921 Commonwealth Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 375-6959

Traditional American Vegetarian 
Since 1954, The Penguin has been one of America’s legendary drive-ins, famous for legendary eats. The marquee attraction is definitely

  • GOLD for The Penguin

The Sentinel  

37 Stevenson St San Francisco, CA (415) 284-9960

Vegetarian Sandwiches 


The Seven Restaurant 

502 State St La Porte, IN (219) 380-5454


The Wiener's Circle 

2622 N Clark St Chicago, IL (773) 477-7444

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
Ted Allen - Char Dog

  • GOLD for The Wiener's Circle

Tip Top Cafe 

2814 Fredericksburg Rd San Antonio, TX (210) 735-2222

  • BRONZE for Tip Top Cafe

Tombolini 

11910 LOUETTA RD Houston, TX (281) 257-3900

Italian 
Some places serve spaghetti and meatballs, some serve meatball sandwiches, and some serve exotic meatballs -- but at this Italian restaurant


Tony's I-75 restaurant 

8781 Main St Birch Run, MI (989) 624-5860

  • SILVER for Tony's I-75 restaurant

Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos 

271 Starr St Brooklyn, NY (718) 456-3422

Mexican 
Tony and Carlos, executive chef at Les Halles, venture out to Bushwick for an authentic Mexican experience. The tortillas are wonderful -- t


Tubbys Tank House 

2909 River Dr Thunderbolt, GA (912) 354-5903

Seafood 
Tubby's Tank House is a down-home seafood shack in a fishing community, where locals can arrive via boat, dock it on the pier, and eat some


Veselka 

144 2nd Ave New York, NY (212) 228-9682

Eastern European Polish & Czech 
Ted Allen - Ukranian Borscht


Water Street Seafood Co 

309 N Water St Corpus Christi, TX (361) 881-9448

Seafood 


White Manna Hamburgers 

358 River St Hackensack, NJ (201) 342-0914

Hamburgers Fast Food 
Michael Psilakis - Sliders (Cheeseburgers)

  • GOLD for White Manna Hamburgers

Yank Sing 

49 Stevenson St San Francisco, CA (415) 541-4949

Chinese Fast Food 
Chris Cosentino - Baked BBQ Pork Buns

  • BRONZE for Yank Sing

Ye Old Steakhouse 

6838 Chapman Hwy Knoxville, TN (865) 577-9328

Steakhouse 
Steak as big as you want.

  • BRONZE for Ye Old Steakhouse

Yuet Lee 

1300 Stockton St San Francisco, CA (415) 982-6020

Seafood Chinese 
Chinatown


Zandi's Grill 

8258 Veterans Hwy Ste 11 Millersville, MD (410) 729-7666

American Cafe 


Zelda's Corner 

9 Westminster Ave Venice, CA (310) 314-6458


Zero Otto Nove 

2357 Arthur Ave Bronx, NY (718) 220-1027

Italian Seafood 
Baked Al Forno Rigatoni with Meatballs and Sopressata


Zunzi's 

108 E York St Savannah, GA (912) 443-9555

Italian Vegetarian 
Zunzi's has a mixture of international flavors. Adam visits to try their chicken conquistador sandwich. The sandwich consists of a baked chi

  • BRONZE for Zunzi's

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