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Acme Oyster House 

724 Iberville St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-5973

Seafood Cajun & Creole 
This episode's challenge was to finish 15 dozen oysters at Acme Oyster House and join the "15 Dozen Club". Adam succeeded in this challenge

  • GOLD for Acme Oyster House


Al Johnsons Swedish Restaurant  

10698 N Bay Shore Dr Sister Bay, WI (920) 854-2626

Traditional American Swedish 
The Italians may be the king of meatballs, but the Swedish have a "purty gute" meatball, too! Al Johnsons Swedish Restaurant Butik has been


American Coney Island 

114 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI (313) 961-7758

Californian Traditional American 
Camille visits American Coney Island, which is considered to be one of the oldest businesses in Detroit, still family-owned and operated.

  • GOLD for American Coney Island


Baby Blue's BBQ 

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

Southern Comfort Food 
Ribs, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Mac & Cheese and spicy XXX BBQ Sauce.

  • GOLD for Baby Blue's BBQ


Bakesale Betty's 

5098 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA (510) 985-1213

New American 
Fried Chicken Sandwich


Baumgartners Cheese Store 

1023 16th Ave Monroe, WI (608) 325-6157

Baumgartners opened in 1931, making it the oldest cheese store in Wisconsin. It specializes in the finest array of Wisconsin cheese sandwich


Berns Steak House 

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

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Strip Steak

  • GOLD for Berns Steak House


Bolton's Spicy Chicken and Fish 

624 Main St Nashville, TN (615) 254-8015

Seafood Southern 
Husband and wife, Dollye and Bolton, own and run the go-to place for the Nashville trademark hot chicken. This little hole-in-the-wall, whic


Busy Bee Cafe 

810 Martin Luther King Jr SW Atlanta, GA (404) 525-9212

Southern Meat-And-Three 
Fried Chicken


Cafe Du Monde 

800 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 525-4544

At Café du Monde, you’ll find near-perfect New Orleans doughnuts topped with powdered sugar, called beignets. But don’t ask for much el

  • GOLD for Cafe Du Monde


Camp Washington Chili Parlor 

3005 Colerain Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 541-0061

Traditional American Mexican 
Chili is a staple in Cincinnati, and Adam stops at Camp Washington, a local favorite for over 60 years still using the same family-owned rec

  • BRONZE for Camp Washington Chili Parlor


Capitol Burger 

4301 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA (323) 936-0366

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 
Classic burger with fresh produce.


Carnegie Deli 

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

The biggest sandwiches. Famous for their pastrami.

  • SILVER for Carnegie Deli


Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.  

2121 N Clark St Chicago, IL (773) 248-2570

Italian Pizza 
Marc Murphy - Pizza Pot Pie

  • GOLD for Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.


Cochon Butcher 

930 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 588-2123

Southern New American 
Chris Cosentino - Boudin Sausage

  • GOLD for Cochon Butcher


Cozy Corner 

745 N Pkwy Memphis, TN (901) 527-9158

Steak Hot Dogs 
First-timers are always taken aback by the unexpectedly huge slab of bologna that exceeds the circumference of each bun. It’s recommend

  • SILVER for Cozy Corner


Dangerously Delicious Pies 

2400 Fleet St Baltimore, MD (410) 522-7437

Duff Goldman - Baltimore Bomb Pie

  • GOLD for Dangerously Delicious Pies


Dooky Chase 

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

Southern Cajun & Creole 
John Besh - Gumbo Z'herbes

  • GOLD for Dooky Chase


Doumar's Drive-In 

1919 Monticello Ave Norfolk, VA (757) 627-4163

It's the home of the original waffle cone!

  • GOLD for Doumar's Drive-In


Eyre Brothers 

70 Leonard St. London, England 020 7613 5346

Mozambique-born Brothers David and Robert Eyre helm this sought-after dining locale where you can sample their rustic Iberian dishes paired


Fair Oaks Pharmacy & Soda Fntn 

1526 Mission St South Pasadena, CA (626) 799-1414

Duff Goldman recommends the kitchen sink.

  • SILVER for Fair Oaks Pharmacy & Soda Fntn



151 Union St Brooklyn, NY (718) 855-1545

Scott Conant - Vastedda


Gene & Georgetti 

500 N Franklin St Chicago, IL (312) 527-3718

Italian Steakhouse 

  • BRONZE for Gene & Georgetti


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


Hash House A Go Go 

3628 5th Ave San Diego, CA (619) 298-4646

Traditional American 
Bacon Paradise - Bacon Waffle.

  • GOLD for Hash House A Go Go


Hominy Grill 

207 Rutledge Ave Charleston, SC (843) 937-0930

Traditional American Southern 
American Classics - Best Shrimp and Grits.

  • GOLD for Hominy Grill



2143 W 182nd St Torrance, CA (310) 515-6147

Kushiage - fried on a stick Japanese


Hot Doug's - CLOSED 

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

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
American Classics - Best HotDog Menu

  • GOLD for Hot Doug's - CLOSED


Ina's - CLOSED 

1235 W Randolph St Chicago, IL (312) 226-8227

Traditional American 
Best breakfast in Chicago including the best breakfast sausage.


Interstate Bar-B-Que 

150 Stateline Rd W Memphis, TN (662) 393-5699

  • BRONZE for Interstate Bar-B-Que



8324 Oak St New Orleans, LA (504) 861-0886

Southern Eclectic & International 
Adam Gertler - Shrimp and Alligator Sausage Cheesecake

  • GOLD for Jacques-Imo's


Joe T. Garcia 

2201 N Commerce St Fort Worth, TX (817) 626-4356


  • SILVER for Joe T. Garcia


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



215 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN (612) 379-3018

Eastern European Polish & Czech 
Eastern European comfort food.

  • GOLD for Kramarczuk's


Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger 

304 S Ashley 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


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


Lexington BBQ 

917 Winston Rd Lexington, NC (336) 248-4528

Known to locals as the Monk Lexington BBQ has grown from a small cafe to a nationally known BBQ restaurant. Try their pork shoulder and pork



32 Spring St New York, NY (212) 941-7994

Italian Pizza 

  • GOLD for Lombardi's


Lou Malnati's Pizzeria 

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

Italian Pizza 
the oldest family name in deep-dish pizza. Layer after layer of cheese, meat, veggies and sauce, bake on a delicate, buttery deep-dish pie s

  • GOLD for Lou Malnati's Pizzeria


Mary Mac 

224 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA (404) 876-1800

Traditional American Southern 
Located on the historic Ponce de Leon Avenue, the staff at Mary Mac’s is known for their hospitality. Customers claim that you ca

  • SILVER for Mary Mac


Matthews Pizza 

3131 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 276-8755

Anna's Stuffed Pie


Mother's Restaurant 

401 Poydras St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-9656

Traditional American Cajun & Creole 
Sunny Anderson - Bread Pudding

  • GOLD for Mother's Restaurant


Neptune Diner 

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

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

  • BRONZE for Neptune Diner


No Name 

15 1/2 Fish Pier Boston, MA (617) 423-2705

Traditional American Seafood 
Fried seafood platter

  • BRONZE for No Name


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


Ox Yoke Inn 

4420 220th Trail Amana, IA (800) 233-3441

German American 
Many Iowa locals say that the best pork around is cooked up by the Leichsenring family, which has been serving traditional farm-fresh food a


Ozona Grill & Bar 

4615 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX (214) 265-9105

Traditional American 
One of the most popular local eateries in eastern Texas, Ozona is known for its chile rellenos, award-winning salsa and its “Best


Pancake Pantry 

1796 21st Ave S Nashville, TN (615) 383-9333

Traditional American 
Pancake Pantry boasts a menu of 23 different types of pancakes, none more unique than the Village Smithy – cornmeal pancakes cooked wit

  • GOLD for Pancake Pantry


Papermoon Diner 

227 W 29TH St Baltimore, MD (410) 889-4444


  • BRONZE for Papermoon Diner


Pats King Of Steaks 

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

Steakhouse Soups 
Cheesesteak Feud - Winner!

  • GOLD for Pats King Of Steaks

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