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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

 

Biang 

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

Bakery 
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


 

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

 

Boscos 

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

Mexican 
Tyler Florence - Irish Coffee

  • SILVER for Buena Vista

 

Buz and Ned's  

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

Steakhouse 
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

 

Camille 

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.

  • GOLD 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

  • GOLD for Central Grocery

 

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


 

Churchkey 

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

  • BRONZE for Churchkey

 

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

  • BRONZE for Cowtown Diner

 

Crawfish and Noodles 

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

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


 

Crustacean 

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

Seafood 
Duff Goldman - Famous Garlic Noodles

  • BRONZE for Crustacean

 

Cyrils Fish House 

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

Seafood 
Famous for their BBC cocktail.


 

Domenica  

123 Baronne St New Orleans, LA (504) 648-6020

Italian Vegetarian 
#1 - Famous Lasagna

  • BRONZE for Domenica

 

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

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

 

El Pelon 

2197 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA (617) 779-9090

Mexican Fast Food 
Famous spicy salsa paired with a burrito containing fried plantains.


 

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


 

Factors Famous Deli 

9420 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 278-9175

East coast style Jewish deli.


 

Famous 4th Street Delicatessen 

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

Kosher 
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

 

Firefly 

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

Unique spin on the famous Key Lime Pie


 

Frank & Helen's 

8111 Olive Blvd St Louis, MO (314) 997-0666

Italian Pizza 
Famous St Louis style pizza and toasted raviolis


 

George the Chili King 

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

Mexican 
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

Mexican 
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

  • BRONZE for Grand Ole Creamery

 

Great Turtle Inn 

81219 Overseas Hwy Islamorada, FL (305) 664-2006

Seafood 
Local favorite serving up some of their famous turtle soup


 

Hattie B's Hot Chicken 

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

Chicken 
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

  • BRONZE for Iggy's Doughboys and Chowder House

 

Jimmy's Famous Seafood 

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

Seafood 
Local legendary place making amazing crab and other seafood dishes.

  • BRONZE for Jimmy's Famous Seafood

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