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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 Brewing Co  

1705 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA (415) 863-8350

Pub Food 
which was founded in 1896 and purchased by its current owner, Fritz Maytag, in 1965, is famously responsible for the resurgence of craft bee

  • BRONZE for Anchor Brewing Co


Antoine's Restaurant 

713-717 St Louis St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-4422

French Cajun & Creole 
Antoine’s is the oldest family-run restaurant in the United States and has been serving up authentic NOLA dishes from the start — none o

  • GOLD for Antoine's Restaurant


B and B Grocery 

2001 SE 6th St Des Moines, IA (515) 243-7607

Visit this family-owned business that’s famous throughout the Midwest for its pork tenderloin sandwich. And don’t miss their peppe

  • BRONZE for B and B Grocery


Bagel Hole 

400 7th Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 788-4014

At Bagel Hole, we learn how the famous bagels sold at Russ & Daughters are made.


Ben's Chili Bowl 

1213 U St NW Washington, DC (202) 667-0909

Southern Mexican 
"Half-Smoke," a half-pork, half-sausage frankfurter topped with Ben's famous chili

  • GOLD for Ben's Chili Bowl


Berns Steak House 

1208 S Howard Ave Tampa, FL (813) 254-9367

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Strip Steak

  • GOLD for Berns Steak House



4110 Main St Flushing, NY (718) 888-7713

Asian Chinese 
Biang is the sit-down restaurant from the creators of Xian Famous Foods, with a modern twist on traditional Chinese fare like pork intestine


Billy Goat Tavern 

430 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL (312) 222-1525

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Famous for their cheeseburgers and the Cubs curse.

  • GOLD for Billy Goat Tavern


Biryani Cart 

46th St and 6th Ave New York, NY (917) 628-3269

Indian-Mediterranean food ..famous kati roll


Biti Pies 

604 S. Maryland Street Amarillo, TX (806) 367-6413

Adam stops by during a food tour of famed Route 66 to try a few of these famous desserts.

  • BRONZE for Biti Pies


Black Market Pizza 

1701 SE Delaware Ave Ankeny, IA

Adam visits Black Market Pizza for some of the most original pie in the Hawkeye State, including their famous Bacon Double Cheeseburger Pizz

  • BRONZE for Black Market Pizza


Blonde Giraffe 

92157 Overseas Hwy Tavernier, FL (305) 922-2400

This is one of several Key West storefronts for the Blond Giraffe. The former salad restaurant quickly grew famous for their key lime pie re

  • BRONZE for Blonde Giraffe



2120 Madison Ave Memphis, TN (901) 432-2222

Italian Pizza 
choose from chef-created daily specials, appetizers, salads, entrees, and gourmet pizzas baked in their brick oven. They offer a variety of


Buena Vista 

2765 Hyde St San Francisco, CA (415) 474-5044

Tyler Florence - Irish Coffee

  • SILVER for Buena Vista


Buz and Ned's  

1119 N Blvd Richmond, VA (804) 355-6055

Buz & Ned's is a Richmond institution, serving the best barbecue around. Adam samples Buz's famous hickory-smoked spare ribs.

  • GOLD for Buz and Ned's



Uluniu st Kailua, HI

Famous fish tacos


Carnegie Deli 

854 7th Ave New York, NY (212) 757-2245

The biggest sandwiches. Famous for their pastrami.

  • SILVER for Carnegie Deli


Central Grocery 

923 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-1620

Traditional American 
Central Grocery is famous for its olive salad relish, which tops its “real” muffuletta sandwiches with salami, mozzarella, ham and provo


Ches's Fish and Chips 

9 Freshwater Rd St. John's, Canada (709) 722-4083

a local favourite for more than 60 years - remains tight-lipped on a famous family batter recipe where if you can’t spell your na



1337 14th St NW Washington, DC (202) 567-2576

Everyday they use fresh ingredients, the New Luther is their famous sandwich on Sundays only. Fried chicken between a donut with maple syru


Cowtown Diner 

305 Main St Fort Worth, TX (817) 332-9555

Southern Vegetarian 
Cowtown holds special significance for proprietor and Forth Worth native Scott Jones, as its menu is strongly influenced by the flavor profi

  • SILVER for Cowtown Diner


Crawfish and Noodles 

11360 Bellaire Boulevard Ste 990 Houston, TX (281) 988-8098

This restaurant combines the unique flavors and cultures of Texas and Vietnam to create new distinctive dishes like stir-fried blue crab and



9646 Little Santa Monica Blvd Beverly Hills, CA (310) 205-8990

Duff Goldman - Famous Garlic Noodles

  • BRONZE for Crustacean


Cyrils Fish House 

2167 Montauk Hwy Montauk, NY (631) 267-7993

Famous for their BBC cocktail.


Dooky Chase 

2301 Orleans Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 821-0600

Southern Cajun & Creole 
John Besh - Gumbo Z'herbes

  • GOLD for Dooky Chase


Dr. Laffa Restaurant 

401 Magnetic Dr #39 Toronto, Canada (416) 739-7134

The famous Laffa bread is the heart and soul to almost every dish and Chef Yoram Gabay coaches John as he slaps the dough into the restauran


Duff's Famous Wings 

3090 Orchard Park Rd Buffalo, NY (716) 674-7212

Chicken Sandwiches 
Camille journeys to Duff's - what many Buffalo locals consider to be the best if not the original wings in Buffalo, New York. This famous fo

  • SILVER for Duff's Famous Wings


Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop 

174 5TH Ave Ste 1 New York, NY (212) 675-5096

Traditional American 
Dave Freedenberg, better known as Famous Fat Dave, is one of the most extraordinary NYC cabbies you'll ever meet. He takes Tony to this popu


El Indio Mexican Restaurant 

3695 India St San Diego, CA (619) 299-0385

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


Elgin Street Diner 

374 Elgin St. Ottawa, Canada (613) 237-9700

Open 24 hours, it's famous for its chilli laden poutine and humongous Hangover Blue Plate Special. Here they sell over 700 lbs of fresh cut


Famous 4th Street Delicatessen 

700 S Fourth St Philadelphia, PA (215) 922-3274

Comfort Foods - Best Chicken Soup

  • BRONZE for Famous 4th Street Delicatessen


Famous Dave's BBQ 

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

  • BRONZE for Famous Dave's BBQ


Famous Peppers 

202 Kent St Charlottetown, Canada (902) 370-7070

Spud Islander Pizza


Fat Johnnies Famous Red Hots 

7242 S Western Ave Chicago, IL (773) 737-6294

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
Tony meets with local Chicago foodie Peter Engler to visit Fat Johnnies for a taste of the heart-attack-inducing Mighty Dog, a tamale and ch

  • BRONZE for Fat Johnnies Famous Red Hots



223 Petronia St Key W Key West, FL (305) 849-0104

Unique spin on the famous Key Lime Pie


George the Chili King 

5722 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA (515) 277-9433

the historic drive-in famous for their nearly century-old chili recipe


Golden Crown Panaderia 

1103 Mountain Rd NW Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-2424

Pizza Bakery 
Family owned bakery, pumpkin empanadas, and their famous turkey bread


Grand Ole Creamery 

750 Grand Ave St. Paul, MN (651) 293-1655

The Grand Ole Creamery has a nostalgic ice cream parlor feel, making it a great place for dessert after dining at a St. Paul hot-spot. Try o

  • SILVER for Grand Ole Creamery


Hattie B's Hot Chicken 

112 19th Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 678-4794

Souther fried spicy chicken, so hot you made need to try a craft beer.

  • GOLD for Hattie B's Hot Chicken


Henry's World Famous Hi-Life 

301 W Saint John St San Jose, CA (408) 295-5414

Steak American 
Henry's World Famous Hi-Life, opened in 1960, serves steaks, chicken, and pork chops but is most noted for its baby back ribs

  • SILVER for Henry's World Famous Hi-Life


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


House of Prime Rib 

1906 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA (415) 885-4605

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Brian Boitano - Prime Rib

  • GOLD for House of Prime Rib


Iggy's Doughboys and Chowder House 

889 Oakland Beach Ave Warwick, RI (401) 737-9459

Seafood Chowder 
Rhode Island is famous for its clams, especially the hard shell variety known as quahogs. In fact, they happen to be Iggy's specialty, wheth


Jimmy's Famous Seafood 

6526 Holabird Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 633-4040

Local legendary place making amazing crab and other seafood dishes.

  • BRONZE for Jimmy's Famous Seafood


Juan in a Million 

2300 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX (512) 472-3872

hey're famous for an eating challenge that features their one-pound breakfast taco. The current record for the Don Juan Taco Challenge is 8

  • GOLD for Juan in a Million


Katz's Deli 

205 E Houston St New York, NY (212) 254-2246

Traditional American Eclectic & International 
Michael Psilakis - Knoblewurst

  • GOLD for Katz's Deli


La Dolce Vita 

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

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


Lafayette - Coney Island 

118 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI (313) 964-8198

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
This Detroit institution has been serving delicious Coney Island hot dogs since 1914. Their staff is famous for performing magic tricks behi

  • GOLD for Lafayette - Coney Island



2207 Justin Ln Austin, TX (512) 453-2521

The famous bar where its christmas everyday since the 70s

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