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9 E 37TH St New York, NY (212) 725-0130

Traditional American Kosher 
Chicken matzah ball soup throwdown. Winner: Jeff Nathan


Australian Bakery Cafe 

48 S Park Sq NE Marietta, GA (678) 797-6222

Soups Eclectic & International 
Australian Meat Pies.


Back Street Bistro 

513 Camino De Los Marquez Santa Fe, NM (505) 982-3500

French American 
traditional turkey wild rice soup and pumpkin pie



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



430 Dauphine St New Orleans, LA (504) 525-4455

Eclectic & International Greek 
Simon Majumdar - Garlic Soup


Beautiful Memory 

136-20 Roosevelt Ave, food court #21 Flushing, NY (718) 888-7803

You may be left with beautiful memories after these Asian desserts. Snow white sago is a sweet soup made with sago (a starch extracted from



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

French Vegetarian 
Aaron McCargo - Roasted Cauliflower & Wild Mushroom Soup


Bruno's European Cafe 

11725 Pacific Hwy SW Tacoma, WA (253) 719-7181

the Eastern European joint heating up a hearty hangover soup and meat dish


Bun Bo Hue An Nam 

2060 Tully Rd San Jose, CA (408) 270-7100

Stop by Bun Bo Hue An Nam, known as one of the country’s best Vietnamese soup restaurants. Their bun bo hue (ox penis soup) is pr


Carmen's Deli 

42 E Browning Rd Bellmawr, NJ (856) 931-7203

Aaron McCargo Jr. - Cheesesteak


Chicago Sweat Lodge 

3500 N Cicero Ave Chicago, IL (773) 202-1777

This manly haven offers men the chance to sweat out impurities in Old World saunas, then indulge in Eastern European delicacies made from tr


City Tavern Restaurant  

138 S Second St Philadelphia, PA (215) 413-1443

Traditional American 
Adam Gertler - Pepperpot Soup

  • GOLD for City Tavern Restaurant


Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar 

144 Boon St Narragansett, RI (401) 783-1810

Italian Soups 

  • SILVER for Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar



4618 Old Redwood Hwy Santa Rosa, CA (707) 527-7768

Guy Fieri - French Onion Soup



6325 Lewis St Ste 100 Kansas City, MO (816) 741-7100

Italian Vegetarian 
Homemade Italian Favorites - like seafood ravioli.



5240 Annunciation St New Orleans, LA (504) 899-9126

Soups Traditional American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Shrimp Po Boy

  • GOLD for Domilise's


Famous 4th Street Delicatessen 

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

Comfort Foods - Best Chicken Soup

  • BRONZE for Famous 4th Street Delicatessen


Frank's Noodle House 

822 NE Broadway St Portland, OR (503) 288-1007

Asian Chinese 
the noodle house cranking out moms recipes for all kinds of authentic Chinese dishes like won ton soup

  • BRONZE for Frank's Noodle House


Geno's Steaks 

1219 S Ninth St Philadelphia, PA (215) 389-0659

Steakhouse Soups 
Cheesesteak feud - loser.

  • GOLD for Geno's Steaks


Go Fish 

1505 W 1st Ave Granville Island, Canada (604) 730-5040

Visit Go Fish to sample soup loaded with fresh fish such as the Thai-style Coconut Fish Soup loaded with salmon, halibut and fresh local veg


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

4455 Paradise Rd Las Vegas, NV (702) 693-5000

Soups Traditional American 
Eric Greenspan - The Gambler's Special

  • GOLD for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino



315 Main Ferndale, CA (707) 786-9000

Italian Seafood 
Guy's first kitchen job was here. Italian-American blend


Jim's Steaks 

431 N 62nd St Philadelphia, PA (215) 747-6615

Steakhouse Soups 

  • SILVER for Jim's Steaks


Katzingers Deli 

475 S Third St Columbus, OH (614) 228-3354

Ted Allen - Soup and Salad

  • SILVER for Katzingers Deli



9 W 32nd St New York, NY (212) 216-9487

Vegetarian Asian 
Authentic Korean Soups


La Poubelle 

5907 Franklin Ave Hollywood, CA (323) 465-0807

Soups French 
Curtis Stone - Coq Au Vin



2058 E 4th St Tremont, OH (216) 621-5652

French Eclectic & International 
Michael Symon -

  • SILVER for Lola


Lotus Cafe 

145 N Glenwood St Jackson, WY (307) 734-0882

the organic spot dishing out ethnic-inspired eats, like the Asian bison bowl and Thai curry soup


Maine Diner 

2265 Post Rd Wells, ME (207) 646-4441

Soups Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Maine Diner


Manny's Cafeteria and Delicatessen 

1141 S Jefferson St Chicago, IL (312) 939-2855

Soups Traditional American 
Ted Allen - Noodle Kugel

  • SILVER for Manny's Cafeteria and Delicatessen


Mesa Grill 

102 5th Ave New York, NY (212) 807-7400

Soups Seafood 
Bobby Flay -

  • SILVER for Mesa Grill


Midway Drive-In 

445 6th Ave W Huntington, WV (304) 697-3644

Soups Traditional American 
Katie Lee recommends the hot dog with chili and cole slaw.


Miller's Deli 

1725 Polk St San Francisco, CA (415) 563-3542

Kosher Sandwiches 
old-fashioned chicken noodle with matzo ball soup and potato latkes


Miss Katie's Diner 

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

Steakhouse Soups 

  • BRONZE for Miss Katie's Diner


Miyake Restaurant 

129 Spring St Portland, ME (207) 871-9170

Asian Japanese 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Mushroom Miso Soup


Modern Apizza 

874 State St New Haven, CT (203) 776-5306

Soups Pizza 
A trip to New Haven wouldn??t be complete without pizza and Modern Apizza, a New Haven staple since the 1930s. New Haven style pizza is kno

  • BRONZE for Modern Apizza


Muir Woods Trading Company Cafe 

Muir Woods Rd Mill Valley, CA (415) 388-2595

Tyler Florence - Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup



4754 University Way NE Seattle, WA (206) 268-0154

Sandwiches Cafe 
A small-batch handmade biscuit joint. Get here early, because Nook closes once its biscuits sell out!


Papa Tomato Pies 

19 Robbinsville Allentown Rd Robbinsville, NJ (609) 392-0359

Soups Pizza 
The oldest operated pizza spot in the US.


Pats King Of Steaks 

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

Steakhouse Soups 
Cheesesteak Feud - Winner!

  • GOLD for Pats King Of Steaks


Pea Soup Andersen's 

51 E Highway 246 Buellton, CA (805) 688-3216

Sandwiches Bakery 


Pepe's and Mito's  

2911 Elm St Dallas, TX (214) 741-1901

Mexican New American 
tex-mex into mex-tex, with savory soups

  • SILVER for Pepe's and Mito's


Phamily Bites 

2101 Washington Ave Houston, TX (832) 598-8746

Vietnamese food truck serving traditional dishes like a Pho Tai Noodle Soup in a beef brisket stock and a Seared Filet Mignon Bahn Mi Sandwi


Phat Bites 

2730 b. Lebanon Pike Donelson, TN (615) 871-4055

all kinds of homemade soups, salads and sandwiches



3765 74th St Jackson Heights, NY (718) 424-1869

Phayul brings the taste of the Himalayas to Queens, with Tibetan foods like chele khatsa, a pungent, spicy soup made with yak meat and dried


Philippe's The Original 

1001 N Alameda St Los Angeles, CA (213) 628-3781

Soups French 
Wolfgang Puck - French Dipped Sandwiches

  • GOLD for Philippe's The Original


Phnom Penh Noodle Restaurant 

1644 Cherry Ave Long Beach, CA (562) 433-0032

This family-owned restaurant specializes in Cambodian cuisine like the house noodles with offal and a side of pork bone soup; and rice porri


Pho 87 

3620 S Jones Blvd Las Vegas, NV (702) 233-8787

nine pound bowl of soup


Rondo's Sub Shop 

134 W Broadway Boston, MA (617) 269-0274

Anthony Bourdain, Mike, Peter and Tommy enjoy some of Boston's best subs and grinders at Rondo's.


Rosine's Restaurant 

434 Alvarado St Monterey, CA (831) 375-1400

Soups Traditional American 
the second-generation Italian joint serving mom's time-tested recipes like meaty lasagna and real deal minestrone



500 Harvard St Brookline, MA (617) 731-8787

Soups Kosher 
Kosher kitchen with a huge brisket sandwich.


Russ & Daughters 

179 E Houston St New York, NY (212) 475-4880

Soups Seafood 
Michael Psilakis - Gaspe Nove

  • SILVER for Russ & Daughters


Sandy's Cafe 

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

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


Serendipity 3 

225 E 60th St Manhattan, NY (212) 838-3531

Soups Traditional American 

  • SILVER for Serendipity 3


Sidewinders Tavern 

945 W Broadway Jackson, WY (307) 734-5766

the ex-Marine bringing Americana to the small town with dishes like chicken pot pie and homemade soups and pretzels



1201 University Rd Cleveland, OH (216) 771-9236

German Eastern European 
Michael Symon - Pierogies

  • GOLD for Sokolowski's


Soup Nation 

525 High Street Eugene, OR (541) 683-1999

Over 80 different types of soups with a great variety.


Soup to Nuts Diner CLOSED 

381 E Burleigh Blvd Tavares, FL (352) 343-7704

American Diner 


Sprouts SpringRoll & Pho 

780 Road To Six Flags St E Arlington, TX (817) 860-7655

Brave Man v. Food Nation member Pete MacGillis takes on the Super Pho Challenge: 30 minutes to complete over 5 pounds of a Vietnamese soup f


St. John's Club 

1365 Rodman St Fall River, MA (508) 672-6845

Emeril Lagasse - Kale Soup


Steer-In Restaurant 

5130 E 10TH St Indianapolis, IN (317) 356-0996

Steakhouse Soups 
50-year-old diner making a classic Italian meatball sub from scratch.

  • GOLD for Steer-In Restaurant



6877 S Kirkman Rd Orlando, FL (407) 363-1616




658 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave Akron, OH (330) 928-3797

Soups Hamburgers 
Double Cheeseburger / Drive-In Feud. Winner.

  • SILVER for Swenson's


The Alley Restaurant at Aiea Bowl 

99-115 Aiea Heights Dr Ste 310 Aiea, HI (808) 488-6854

the double-duty bowling alley/restaurant is keeping it funky with one of DDD's best-ever oxtail soups and the flavorful grilled turkey sandw


The Buff 

2600 Canyon Blvd Boulder, CO (303) 442-9150

American Cafe 
Adam visits The Buff, across from the University of Colorado, and chows down on their legendary saddlebags -- a secret recipe of pancakes wi

  • BRONZE for The Buff


The Farmer's Shed 

2514 Augusta Hwy Lexington, SC (803) 996-0700

Southern American 

  • SILVER for The Farmer's Shed


The Fish Market 

612 22nd St N Birmingham, AL (205) 322-3330

Seafood Mediterranean 
Classic Greek dishes like gida vrasti -- goat and yogurt soup -- and Southern classics with a Greek twist, like shrimp and grits with olives


The Pineville Tavern 

Rte 413 Pineville, PA (215) 598-3890

Traditional American 
Tavern in an 18th century farmhouse, where the locals go for snapping turtle soup.

  • SILVER for The Pineville Tavern


The Spudder Restaurant 

6536 E 50TH St Tulsa, OK (918) 665-1416

Adam goes to The Spudder for The Gusher Special, a 22oz prime rib steak served with tomato soup, dinner rolls, a salad, and a baked potato.

  • BRONZE for The Spudder Restaurant


The Stanton Social 

99 Stanton St New York, NY (212) 995-0099

Traditional American Eclectic & International 
Claire Robinson - Onion Soup Dumplings

  • SILVER for The Stanton Social


Tita's Kitchenette 

2720 E Plaza Blvd Ste E National City, CA (619) 472-5801

Sabo (pork broth soup), dinuguan (pork stewed in pig blood), sisig (chopped pork belly that’s been crisped and tossed with vinegar, chilie


To Hyang 

3815 Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA (415) 668-8186

Traditional American Korean 
Enjoy some traditional fermented foods at To Hyang, a Korean-American restaurant. Sample items such as fermented bean paste soup, fermented


Weeping Radish Farm Brewery 

6810 Caratoke Hwy Grandy, NC (252) 491-5205

the farm to table German joint rolling out the Reubens and a cheesy baked potato soup.

  • BRONZE for Weeping Radish Farm Brewery


White House Sub Shop 

2301 Arctic Ave Atlantic City, NJ (609) 345-1564

Soups Traditional American 
Part of the Atlantic City boardwalk for 60 years, the White House Sub Shop is not just a sandwich shop -- it's an American landmark. There'

  • BRONZE for White House Sub Shop



449 N Clark St Chicago, IL (312) 661-1434

Soups Mexican 

  • SILVER for Xoco


YJ's Snack Bar 

128 W 18th St Kansas City, MO (816) 472-5533



Zinc Bistro 

15034 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 140 Scottsdale, AZ (480) 603-0922

French European 
Beau MacMillan - French Onion Soup

  • BRONZE for Zinc Bistro

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