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Eveready Diner 

4189 albany post rd Hyde Park, NY (845) 229-8100

  • BRONZE for Eveready Diner


China Poblano 

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV (877) 551-7776

Mexican Asian 
Johnny Iuzzi - 20 Vegetable Fried Rice

  • BRONZE for China Poblano


Broadway Diner 

6501 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 631-5666

Steak Italian 

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Bar Americain 

152 W 52nd St New York, NY (212) 265-9700

Traditional American New American 
Bobby Flay -

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1020 Market St San Francisco, CA (415) 558-9560

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
hot dog place with unique selections like the lamb merguez dog and fried chicken sandwich.

  • BRONZE for Showdogs



1073 W VERNON PARK PL # 1 Chicago, IL (312) 733-3393

Italian Southern 

  • BRONZE for Tufano's


Boccalone Salumeria 

1 Ferry Plz, Ste 21 San Francisco, CA (415) 433-6500

Tyler Florence -Salumi Cone

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Danny Edwards BBQ 

2900 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, MO (816) 283-0880

During thanksgiving, they serve smoked turkey. Also known for their brisket.

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Big Mama's 

3223 N 45th St Omaha, NE (402) 455-6262

Southern American 

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Mac's Fish and Chips 

503 State Street Santa Barbara, CA (805) 897-1160

the authentic British fish 'n chips joint known for keepin' it real - from the haggis to the toad in the hole

  • BRONZE for Mac's Fish and Chips



926 South St Philadelphia, PA (215) 592-8180

Traditional American New American 
Red Velvet Waffles

  • BRONZE for Supper


Burt's Place 

8541 N Ferris Ave Morton Grove, IL (847) 965-7997

Traditional American Pizza 
In the popular Morton Grove neighborhood, Tony visits the artisanal pizza joint Burts Place where he meets up with friend and fellow foodie

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Jake's Good Eats 

12721 Albemarle Rd Charlotte, NC (704) 545-4741

Steak American 

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RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack 

5835 Lamar Ave Mission, KS (913) 262-7300

American Cafe 

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Two Fat Cats Bakery 

47 India St Portland, ME (207) 347-5144

Chuck Hughes - Whoopie Pie

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Park Ave. Coffee 

1919 Park Ave St. Louis, MO (314) 621-4020

St. Louis is the birthplace of gooey butter cake, and Park Avenue Coffee has created more than 70 varieties of the sweet treat.

  • BRONZE for Park Ave. Coffee


The Green Door Tavern 

678 N Orleans St Chicago, IL (312) 664-5496

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Todd chomps down on a massive triple-decker BLT at the 140-year-old Green Door Tavern

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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



11 E Main St Mooresville, IN (317) 834-3900

Seafood Sandwiches 
a New Orleans native is scratch cookin' hometown favorites like jambalaya and blackened catfish

  • BRONZE for Zydeco's


The Primehouse 

616 N Rush St Chicago, IL (312) 660-6000

Steakhouse Traditional American 
75 day dry aged steak

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Mesa Grill 

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

Soups Seafood 
Bobby Flay -

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The Shed 

113 1/2 E Palace Ave Santa Fe, NM (505) 982-9030

Green Chili's with green peppers

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DJ's Clam Shack 

629 Duval St Key West, FL (305) 294-0102

Northeastern and Southern fried fish and seafood, especially the clams

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Alan Wong's Restaurant 

1857 S King St Ste 3 Honolulu, HI (808) 949-2526

Traditional American Pan-Asian & Pacific Rim 
Wong prepares his most mouthwatering dishes -- Chinatown roast duck nachos with avocado salsa and tapioca chips; crispy won ton ahi poke bal

  • BRONZE for Alan Wong's Restaurant


Casamento's Restaurant 

4330 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 895-9761


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Rice to Riches 

37 Spring St New York, NY (212) 274-0008

Vegetarian Asian 
Lisa Lillien - Fluent in French Toast Rice Pudding

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Modern Pastry  

257 Hanover St Boston, MA (617) 523-3783

Italian Bakery 
learns the secrets of a rare Italian dessert, Sfogliatella, at Modern Pastry

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Riscky's BBQ 

300 Main St Fort Worth, TX (817) 877-3306

Riscky's BBQ has been feeding the people of Texas since 1927. The family-run business serves up 2,000-lbs. of ribs a day and a secret sauce

  • BRONZE for Riscky's BBQ


Orochon Ramen 

123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Los Angeles, CA (213) 617-1766

"hot ramen challenge" at Orochon Ramen

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Joe's Gizzard City 

120 W Main St Potterville, MI (517) 645-2120


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Fat Matts Rib Shack 

1811 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA (404) 607-1622

Anthony stops for a quick BBQ lunch

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3555 SW Eighth St Miami, FL (305) 444-0240

Cuban Latin American 
Aaron Sanchez - Guava Pastries

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

Italian Vegetarian 
#1 - Famous Lasagna

  • BRONZE for Domenica


Lick Ice Creams 

2032 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 363-5622

all natural ice cream

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Brint's Diner 

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

American Cafe 

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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

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Foolish Craig's Cafe 

1611 Pearl St Boulder, CO (303) 247-9383

Traditional American 
a crepe joint stacking them 21-high in a butter rum caramel cake

  • BRONZE for Foolish Craig's Cafe


Crockett's Public House 

114 E STEWART AVE Puyallup, WA (253) 466-3075

serving up homemade meatballs and fire grilled artichokes.

  • BRONZE for Crockett's Public House


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


Maruca's Tomato Pies 

1927 Promenade Seaside Park, NJ (732) 793-0707

Adam Richman heads to Marucas, a 60-year-old New Jersey institution, for their original take on pizza, a thin-crust pie that stands out with

  • BRONZE for Maruca's Tomato Pies



419 N Euclid Ave St. Louis, MO (314) 361-1060

English Irish 
classic British pub cooking up gourmet grilled cheese and a porchetta masterpiece

  • BRONZE for Dressel's


White Wolf Cafe 

1829 N Orange Ave Orlando, FL (407) 895-9911


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Paradise Valley Burger Company 

4001 E Bell Rd # 120 Phoenix, AZ (602) 535-4930

the out-of-the-box burger joint serving up all kinds of crazy culinary creations

  • BRONZE for Paradise Valley Burger Company


Jacques Torres Chocolate 

66 Water St Brooklyn, NY (718) 875-9772

Duff Goldman - Ice Cream Sandwich

  • BRONZE for Jacques Torres Chocolate


Texas Chili Parlor 

1409 Lavaca St Austin, TX (512) 472-2828

Traditional American 
Famous spicy chili in downtown Austin..Triple X chili.

  • BRONZE for Texas Chili Parlor


Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe 

4081 Hollis St Emeryville, CA (510) 594-1221

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe


Hog Island Oyster 

1 Ferry Plz San Francisco, CA (415) 391-7117

Tyler Florence - Kumamoto Oysters

  • BRONZE for Hog Island Oyster


Nick Tahou's 

320 Main St W Rochester, NY (585) 436-0184

Nick Tahou's is a must-go in Rochester, the originators and copyright holders of the Garbage Plate – a regional staple.

  • BRONZE for Nick Tahou's


Cotham's Mercantile 

5301 Hwy 161 Scott, AR (501) 961-9284

Quadruple Hubcap Cheeseburger, which involves four 1-pound, "hubcap"-sized beef patties stacked on top of one another and topped with melted

  • BRONZE for Cotham's Mercantile


Huber's Cafe 

411 SW 3rd Ave Portland, OR (503) 228-5686

Steak Seafood 
The oldest bar in portland serving the best spanish coffee you can find

  • BRONZE for Huber's Cafe


Chico's Tacos 

11381 Montwood Dr El Paso, TX (915) 849-8777


  • BRONZE for Chico's Tacos


Mustard's Grill 

7399 Saint Helena Hwy Napa, CA (707) 944-2424

Traditional American 
Bobby Flay - Mongolian Pork Chop

  • BRONZE for Mustard's Grill


The Street Side Inn 

1225 Hopaka St Honolulu, HI (808) 591-0253

Traditional American Eclectic & International 
Side Street Inn is a "gathering place" for people that share the same love for the local comfort food served here.

  • BRONZE for The Street Side Inn



1407 Broadway Ste 1011 New York, NY (212) 944-2391

Southern American 
Homemade soul food

  • BRONZE for Sylvia's


Good 2 Go Taco 

702 N Buckner Blvd Dallas, TX (214) 556-1394

Hidden treasures episode for Paris Texas Tacos

  • BRONZE for Good 2 Go Taco


Gold 'N Silver Inn 

790 W 4th St Reno, NV (775) 323-2696

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Gold 'N Silver Inn


Jakes Sandwich Board 

122 S 12th St Philadelphia, PA (215) 922-0102

Fast Food Sandwiches 
Turkey, cranberry-apple spread, smoky grilled bacon, brown gravy and potato pancakes.

  • BRONZE for Jakes Sandwich Board


Biscuit Love Truck 

null Nashville, TN

The Gertie - Peanut butter, chocolate and pretzels on a biscuit.

  • BRONZE for Biscuit Love Truck


Woodshed Smokehouse 

3201 Riverfront Dr Fort Worth, TX (817) 877-4545

Vegetarian Southwestern 
If game meat is your way of life, then check out Woodshed Smokehouse for some venison backstrap served with grilled and roasted hen of the w

  • BRONZE for Woodshed Smokehouse


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


Boston Beer Works 

61 Brookline Ave Boston, MA (617) 536-2337

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Created as Slesar Bros. Brewing Company by brothers Steve and Joe Slesar in 1990, two years later they opened Boston Beer Works, which is no

  • BRONZE for Boston Beer Works


Zankou Chicken 

5658 Sepulveda Blvd Ste 103 Los Angeles, CA (818) 781-0615

Middle Eastern 
Duff Goldman - Half Chicken with Garlic Sauce

  • BRONZE for Zankou Chicken


Miller Union 

999 Brady Ave NW Atlanta, GA (678) 733-8550

Traditional American 
Justin Burdett, Chef de cuisine, Miller Union, Atlanta, GA (winner)

  • BRONZE for Miller Union


Pie N Burger 

913 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA (626) 795-1123

American comfort food.

  • BRONZE for Pie N Burger


Coyote Bluff 

2417 S Grand St Amarillo, TX (806) 373-4640

Traditional American 
extra-spicy Burger From Hell

  • BRONZE for Coyote Bluff



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

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

  • BRONZE for Pastabilities


Martha Lou's Kitchen 

1068 Morrison Dr Charleston, SC (843) 577-9583

Andrew joins Sean Brock, one of Charleston's most celebrated chefs, for a meal at his favorite place, this soul food restaurant. Andrew eats

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Panozzo's Italian Marke CLOSED 

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

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

  • BRONZE for Panozzo's Italian Marke CLOSED


Cadieux Cafe 

4300 Cadieux Rd Detroit, MI (313) 882-8560

Traditional American Seafood 
Family-run Belgian spot in a former speakeasy known for mussels, beer, feather bowling & live music.

  • BRONZE for Cadieux Cafe



154 Krog St NE Ste 200 Atlanta, GA (404) 524-5600

Steakhouse Seafood 
Ted Allen - Australian Lamb Chops

  • BRONZE for Rathbun's


Maui's Dog House 

806 New Jersey Ave Wildwood, NJ (609) 846-0444

Hot Dogs American 
Best hot dogs in wildwood

  • BRONZE for Maui's Dog House



4180 South Rainbow Boulevard Las Vegas, NV (702) 220-3876

a Bulgarian tapas joint serving up layers and layers of European comfort food.

  • BRONZE for Forte


Hogfish Bar & Grill 

6810 Front St Stock Island, FL (305) 293-4041

Adam goes for the murderous Killer Hogfish Sandwich, an 8 oz fried hogfish topped with swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms and onions, lettuce,

  • BRONZE for Hogfish Bar & Grill


DeFalco's Italian Deli 

2334 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale, AZ (480) 990-8660

Decades old family place serving up classic sandwiches and homemade sausage

  • BRONZE for DeFalco's Italian Deli


Flip Side 

49B Village Way Hudson, OH (330) 655-3547

American Cafe 

  • BRONZE for Flip Side


Slyman's Restaurant 

3106 Saint Clair Ave NE Cleveland, OH (216) 621-3760

Vegetarian Sandwiches 

  • BRONZE for Slyman's Restaurant


Mike's City Diner 

1714 Washington St Roxbury, MA (617) 267-9393

Traditional American 
#5 - a sandwich that has all the best parts of thanksgiving slammed between some bread

  • BRONZE for Mike's City Diner


Louie Mueller BBQ 

206 W Second St Taylor, TX (512) 352-6206

Traditional American 
#2 - Gigantic Beef Rib

  • BRONZE for Louie Mueller BBQ


Duarte's Tavern 

202 Stage Rd Pescadero, CA (650) 879-0464

Traditional American Seafood 
Guy FIeri - Crab Cioppino

  • BRONZE for Duarte's Tavern


Bogart's Smokehouse 

1627 S 9th St St. Louis, MO (314) 621-3107

Some of the best barbecue in St. Louis is at Bogart's. On the menu: smoky beef brisket, turkey, pulled pork and apricot-bruleed ribs.

  • BRONZE for Bogart's Smokehouse


Ye Old Steakhouse 

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

Steak as big as you want.

  • BRONZE for Ye Old Steakhouse


Hubcap Grill 

1111 Prairie St Houston, TX (713) 223-5885

Big interesting burgers like burgers with Fritos, cheesesteak or peanut butter.

  • BRONZE for Hubcap Grill


The Peabody 

149 UNION AVE Memphis, TN (901) 529-4000

Steak Italian 
a magnificent Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond historic hotel. This exquisite hotel is also home to the famous Peabody ducks who make thei

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North Main BBQ 

406 N Main St Euless, TX (817) 283-0884

Traditional American 
Ted Allen - BBQ Beef Brisket

  • BRONZE for North Main BBQ


Clyde's of Georgetown 

3236 M St NW Washington, DC (202) 333-9180

Seafood American 

  • BRONZE for Clyde's of Georgetown


Brigtsen's Restaurant 

723 Dante St New Orleans, LA (504) 861-7610

Traditional American 
John T. Edge - Pecan Pie

  • BRONZE for Brigtsen's Restaurant


Meat and Potatoes 

649 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (412) 325-7007

American Cafe 
Gastropub serving the meat and potatoes dinner for 2 served with a 34 oz ribeye.

  • BRONZE for Meat and Potatoes



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

Soups Mexican 

  • BRONZE for Xoco


Grilled Cheese Grill 

1027 Ne Alberta St Portland, OR (503) 206-8959

Here best sellers include a fresh Apple ‘n Brie melt on toasty cinnamon swirl bread.

  • BRONZE for Grilled Cheese Grill



640 N Broad St Philadelphia, PA (215) 763-0920

Italian New American 
Marc Summers - Margherita Pizza

  • BRONZE for Osteria


Dahlia Lounge 

2001 4th Avenue Seattle, WA (206) 682-4142

Traditional American 
Giada De Laurentiis - Lemon-Scallion Dungeness Crab Cakes

  • BRONZE for Dahlia Lounge


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

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The Farmer's Shed 

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

Southern American 

  • BRONZE for The Farmer's Shed


Amy Ruth's 

113 west 116th street New York, NY (212) 280-8779

Traditional American Southern 
Adam visits Amy Ruth's for Harlem's finest chicken and waffles.

  • BRONZE for Amy Ruth's


Cha Cha Chicken 

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

Caribbean Chicken 
Michael Symon - Fried Chicken

  • BRONZE for Cha Cha Chicken


Vetri Ristorante 

1312 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA (215) 732-3478

Michael Simon - Pasta

  • BRONZE for Vetri Ristorante


Langer's Deli 

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

Fast Food Sandwiches 
Adam Gertler - Pastrami Sandwich

  • BRONZE for Langer's Deli


The Breslin 

1186 Broadway New York, NY (212) 685-9600

English European 
Frank Bruni - Chargrilled Lamb Burger

  • BRONZE for The Breslin


The Dining Car & Market 

8826 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 338-5113

Bakery American 
Chicken Croquette, Scrapple

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Screen Door 

2337 E. Burnside Portland, OR (503) 542-0880

Southern Vegetarian 

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Napa Rose 

1600 S Disneyland Dr Anaheim, CA (714) 781-3463

Italian Californian 

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Virgil's Cafe 

710 Fairfield Ave Bellevue, KY (859) 491-3287

Vegetarian American 

  • BRONZE for Virgil's Cafe


Charleston Candy Kitchen 

32 N Market St Charleston, SC (843) 723-4626

Alex Guarnaschelli - Caramel Apple

  • BRONZE for Charleston Candy Kitchen


Fox Bros BBQ 

1238 Dekalb Ave Atlanta, GA (404) 577-4030

Traditional American Chicken 
Amazing BBQ serving up homemade smoked brisket and pork. Try the Fox Burger which is actually brisket.

  • BRONZE for Fox Bros BBQ


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


Lake Effect Diner 

3165 Main St Buffalo, NY (716) 833-1952

Vegetarian Sandwiches 

  • BRONZE for Lake Effect Diner


Huckleberry Cafe and Bakery 

1014 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA (310) 451-2311

Pizza Sandwiches 
Savory brisket hash and maple bacon biscuits.

  • BRONZE for Huckleberry Cafe and Bakery


Joe Roger's Chili Parlor 

820 S 9th St Springfield, IL (217) 522-3722

Traditional American Mexican 
Firebrand chili at Joe Rogers' Chili Parlor could be eaten (the record at the time was five bowls). Each serving of the chili weighs 12 to 1

  • BRONZE for Joe Roger's Chili Parlor



2 Poydras St New Orleans, LA (504) 584-3911

Char broiled oysters

  • BRONZE for Dragos


The Hungry Owl 

2502 Schillinger Rd S # 2 Mobile, AL (251) 633-4479

Adam samples the Tony Burger, a one-pound burger stuffed with sautéed onions, peppers, jalapenos, sausage, and three cheeses. Topped with b

  • BRONZE for The Hungry Owl


Rocco's Cafe and Catering 

1131 Folsom St San Francisco, CA (415) 554-0522

All Over the Map

  • BRONZE for Rocco's Cafe and Catering


Don Antonio 

309 W 50th St New York, NY (646) 719-1043

authentic Neapolitan pizza

  • BRONZE for Don Antonio


Joe's Cable Car CLOSED 

4320 Mission St San Francisco, CA (415) 334-6699

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Joe's Cable Car CLOSED


Parkview Niteclub 

1261 W 58TH St Cleveland, OH (216) 961-1341

  • BRONZE for Parkview Niteclub


Peninsula Grill  

112 N Market St Charleston, SC (843) 723-0700

Traditional American Seafood 
Coconut cake throwdown. Winner: Bobby Flay

  • BRONZE for Peninsula Grill


Ample Hills Creamery 

623 Vanderbilt Avenue Brooklyn, NY (347) 240-3926

#1 - Try the It Came From Gowanus ice cream. A salted chocolate ice cream with homemade hazlenut crack cookies and orange scented brownies

  • BRONZE for Ample Hills Creamery



355 W 14th St New York, NY (212) 691-0555

Ted Allen - Spaghetti

  • BRONZE for Scarpetta


Hullabaloo Diner 

15045 Fm 2154 Rd College Station, TX (979) 690-3002

Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Hullabaloo Diner


Fire On the Mountain Buffalo Wings 

4225 N Interstate Ave Portland, OR (503) 280-9464

Traditional American 
lethal ring of fire wings

  • BRONZE for Fire On the Mountain Buffalo Wings


Bo Brooks  

2701 Boston St Baltimore, MD (410) 558-0202

Maryland Crab dinner and oversized crab cakes.

  • BRONZE for Bo Brooks


Brasa Premium Rotisserie 

600 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN (612) 379-3030

Southern Eclectic & International 

  • BRONZE for Brasa Premium Rotisserie


Gorilla BBQ 

2145 Cabrillo Hwy Pacifica, CA (650) 359-7427

  • BRONZE for Gorilla BBQ


Vesta Dipping Grill 

1822 Blake St Denver, Co (303) 296-1970

Traditional American 
Flat iron steak with Manilla clams. Everything comes with a choice of dipping sauces.

  • BRONZE for Vesta Dipping Grill


Rosie's Diner - CLOSED 

4500 14 Mile Rd NE Rockford, MI (616) 866-3663

  • BRONZE for Rosie's Diner - CLOSED


Santa Cruz Diner 

909 Ocean St Santa Cruz, CA (831) 426-7151

Sandwiches Polynesian 

  • BRONZE for Santa Cruz Diner


Flip Happy Crepes CLOSED 

400 Jessie St Austin, TX (512) 552-9034

Beau MacMillan - Nutella Crepe w/Strawberry & Banana

  • BRONZE for Flip Happy Crepes CLOSED


Ed's Lobster Bar 

222 Lafayette St New York, NY (212) 343-3236

Traditional American Seafood 
Extravagant Seafood from a cart

  • BRONZE for Ed's Lobster Bar


Di Fara 

1424 Avenue J Brooklyn, NY (718) 258-1367

Sunny Anderson - Pizza with mushrooms and garlic

  • BRONZE for Di Fara


Mission Chinese Food 

2234 Mission St San Francisco, CA (415) 863-2800

New American Chinese 
Hard to find restaurant, that focuses on spicy Chinese flavors.

  • BRONZE for Mission Chinese Food



185 E Bay St Ste 200 Charleston, SC (843) 577-7771

Southern American 
Tyler Florence - Pimento Cheese with Flatbread

  • BRONZE for Magnolias


Eagle's Deli 

1918 Beacon St Brighton, MA (617) 731-3232

This episode's challenge was to eat a 12-pound Eagle's Challenge Burger, which includes 5 pounds of hamburger, 2 pounds of bacon and cheese,

  • BRONZE for Eagle's Deli


Matthew's Cafeteria 

2299 Main St Tucker, GA (770) 939-0635


  • BRONZE for Matthew's Cafeteria


Four & Twenty Blackbirds 

439 3rd Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 499-2917

Bakery American 
Bobby Flay - Apple Pie

  • BRONZE for Four & Twenty Blackbirds


Crosstown Pub & Grill 

909 E Ogden Ave Naperville, IL (630) 848-0652

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Devils Wings

  • BRONZE for Crosstown Pub & Grill


Flakowitz of Boynton 

7410 Boynton Beach Blvd Boynton Beach, FL (561) 742-4144

Sandwiches Bakery 
Biscuits, Bagels and BLT's

  • BRONZE for Flakowitz of Boynton


Gene & Georgetti 

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

Italian Steakhouse 

  • BRONZE for Gene & Georgetti


Gray Brothers Cafeteria 

555 S Indiana St Moorseville, IN (317) 831-3345

Traditional American 
sample their homemade ketchup-topped meat loaf and strawberry pie

  • BRONZE for Gray Brothers Cafeteria


12 Bones 

5 Riverside Dr Asheville, NC (828) 253-4499

Hogzilla sandwich stuffed with sugar bacon, homemade bratwurst, pulled pork and pepper jack cheese on a hoagie roll.

  • BRONZE for 12 Bones


Hopleaf Bar 

5148 N Clark St Chicago, IL (773) 334-9851

Belgian German 
Brewhouse serving up beer to go with mussels, a mega brisket sandwich and their version of headcheese.

  • BRONZE for Hopleaf Bar



560 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 369-0077

American Burgers 
A team of brothers kick traditional bar food up a notch with their homemade brandade with escabeche and a unique Cuban sandwich.

  • BRONZE for Sidecar


Savannah Candy Kitchen 

961 Industry Dr Savannah, GA (912) 232-2639

  • BRONZE for Savannah Candy Kitchen


Carousel Bar 

214 Royal St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-3341

Rotating Bar that actually spins

  • BRONZE for Carousel Bar


Zinc Bistro 

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

French European 
Beau MacMillan - French Onion Soup

  • BRONZE for Zinc Bistro


Papalote Mexican Grill  

3409 24th St San Francisco, CA (415) 970-8815

Burritos throwdown. Winner: Victor & Miguel Escobedo

  • BRONZE for Papalote Mexican Grill


Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles 

1 Doyers St New York, NY (212) 791-1817

Guy Fieri - Hand Pulled Noodles W/Beef -Tasty Hand

  • BRONZE for Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles


The Roast Grill 

7 S West St Raleigh, NC (919) 832-8292

Traditional American 
As this week's main challenge, Adam tried to eat 17 hot dogs (including 17 buns, half a pint of mustard, and one pint of chili sauce) to com

  • BRONZE for The Roast Grill


Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain  

513 Henry St Brooklyn, NY (718) 522-6260

American Cafe 
In Brooklyn, N.Y., Troy floats into an east coast soda jerk revival

  • BRONZE for Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain


Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout  

549 Gillis St Kansas City, MO (816) 471-3663

  • BRONZE for Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout


Blue Plate Diner 

2041 S 2100 E Salt Lake City, UT (801) 463-1151


  • BRONZE for Blue Plate Diner


Moseberth's Fried Chicken  

1505 Airline Blvd Portsmouth, VA (757) 393-1721

a decades-old fried chicken joint crankin' out their original recipe.

  • BRONZE for Moseberth's Fried Chicken


All Good Cafe 

2934 Main St Dallas, TX (214) 742-5362

Bacon Paradise - Thick Peppered Bacon

  • BRONZE for All Good Cafe


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


Smokin Betty 

116 S 11th St Philadelphia, PA (215) 922-6500

Hot Dogs American 
Turducken burger.

  • BRONZE for Smokin Betty


Johnny Garlic's 

8988 Brooks Rd S Sonoma, CA (707) 836-8300

Guy Fieri - Pizza

  • BRONZE for Johnny Garlic's


McGillin's Olde Ale House 

1310 Drury St Philadelphia, PA (215) 735-5562

Californian Traditional American 
Originally called the Bell in Hand, the laborers who frequented it, nearly 150 years ago, started calling it McGillin's after the owner, Wil

  • BRONZE for McGillin's Olde Ale House


Boise Fry Co 

111 Broadway Ave Boise, ID (208) 495-3858

Traditional American 
Comfort Foods - Best hand cut fries.

  • BRONZE for Boise Fry Co


Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar 

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

Italian Soups 

  • BRONZE for Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar


Burger and Beer Joint 

1766 Bay Rd South Beach, FL (305) 672-3287

Owners Ron Garcia and Buzzy Sklar bring the 10-lb. burger challenge known as the

  • BRONZE for Burger and Beer Joint


Dari-ette Drive In 

1440 E Minnehaha Ave St. Paul, MN (651) 776-3470

  • BRONZE for Dari-ette Drive In


The Comfy Cow 

1301 Herr Ln Louisville, KY (502) 425-4979

Bakery Cafe 
Brave MVF Nation member Joe Nikolai takes on the Comfy Cow Challenge: 15 scoops of ice cream plus four different toppings slathered with whi

  • BRONZE for The Comfy Cow


Artisanal Bistro 

2 Park Ave New York, NY (212) 725-8585

French Seafood 
Rocco DiSpirito - Cheese Fondue

  • BRONZE for Artisanal Bistro


Outer Banks Brewing Station 

600 S Croatan Hwy Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 449-2739

Traditional American 
the brewing station serving righteous shrimp and grits alongside craft made beers

  • BRONZE for Outer Banks Brewing Station



2601 Holmes Kansas City, MO (816) 421-2807

American Traditional 
the neighborhood favorite - with their scratch-made standouts like pork hash with black beans

  • BRONZE for Succotash



328 Lenox Ave Harlem, NY (212) 996-0660

Banana Pudding Sundae

  • BRONZE for Sylvia's


JMueller BBQ 

1502 South First Austin, TX (512) 948-8935

Anthony Bourdain and barbecue blogger Daniel Vaughn visited John Mueller’s (Aaron Franklin’s old boss) BBQ trailer for his legenda

  • BRONZE for JMueller BBQ


Taylor's Automatic Refresher 

933 MAIN ST St Helena, CA (707) 963-3486

  • BRONZE for Taylor's Automatic Refresher


Rooster's Roadhouse  

309 W Oak St Denton, TX (940) 382-4227

a tongue-torching challenge of Hotter than Hell sliders ...neither of them can eat the sliders.

  • BRONZE for Rooster's Roadhouse



915 Main St Hartford, CT (860) 278-5499

Hot Dogs American 
Adam tries Woody's loaded hot dogs like the Deputy Dog, a foot-long topped with pulled pork, melted cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce.

  • BRONZE for Woody's


Blue Marlin Fish House 

2500 NE 163rd St Miami, FL (305) 957-8822

All Kinds of Classics

  • BRONZE for Blue Marlin Fish House


Backyard Barbecue Pit 

3218 Guess Rd Durham, NC (919) 477-8609

Durham's only open pit BBQ

  • BRONZE for Backyard Barbecue Pit


Grilled Cheese Kitchen 

1 S Park St San Francisco, CA (415) 243-0107

Sandwiches American 

  • BRONZE for Grilled Cheese Kitchen



3377 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV (702) 388-8338

Chris Santos - Chilean Sea Bass Satay

  • BRONZE for Tao


Obrycki's CLOSED 

1727 E Pratt St Baltimore, MD (410) 732-6399

Traditional American Seafood 
crab cakes and their steamed blue crabs

  • BRONZE for Obrycki's CLOSED



6230 4th St NW Albuquerque, NM (505) 345-5339

A sopapilla in Albuquerque is stuffed with meat and veggies. Sadie's in downtown Albuquerque is home to the largest sopapilla in the world!

  • BRONZE for Sadie's


Boulevard Diner  

1660 Merritt Blvd Dundalk, MD (410) 285-8660

Traditional American 
the Greek diner decked out in neon and servin' up family recipes like Yia Yia's grape leaves

  • BRONZE for Boulevard Diner


La Condesa 

400 W 2nd St Austin, TX (512) 499-0300

Sweetbread tacos.

  • BRONZE for La Condesa


Mert's Heart and Soul 

214 N College St Charlotte, NC (704) 342-4222

Californian Traditional American 
low country favorites, like killer collard greens and standout shrimp and grits

  • BRONZE for Mert's Heart and Soul


Yank Sing 

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

Chinese Fast Food 
Chris Cosentino - Baked BBQ Pork Buns

  • BRONZE for Yank Sing


Jay Bee's Bar-B-Que 

15915 S Avalon Blvd Gardena, CA (310) 532-1064

  • BRONZE for Jay Bee's Bar-B-Que


Happy Gnome 

498 Selby Ave St. Paul, MN (651) 287-2018

The Happy Gnome is the place to go to experience the craft of beer and cuisine together. The bar/restaurant has 70 brews on tap as well as b

  • BRONZE for Happy Gnome


Mitchell Delicatessen 

1402 McGavock Pike Nashville, TN (615) 262-9862

Vegetarian Chicken 
Adam heads to this deli on a Monday to sample their Asian flank steak sandwich.

  • BRONZE for Mitchell Delicatessen


Rex Italian Foods 

4431 N Harlem Ave Chicago, IL (708) 457-0177

the real deal Italian family serving up totally scratch-made Sicilian sandwiches like the schiacciata

  • BRONZE for Rex  Italian Foods



2413 Elliston Pl Nashville, TN (615) 327-9892

"Grilled Cheese" burger

  • BRONZE for Rotier


Gourmet Dumpling House 

52 Beach St Boston, MA (617) 338-6223

Ming Tsai - Szechuan Fish

  • BRONZE for Gourmet Dumpling House


Virginia Diner 

322 W Main St Wakefield, VA (757) 899-6213

  • BRONZE for Virginia Diner


Savarino's Cucina 

2121 Belcourt Ave Nashville, TN (615) 460-9878

Italian place where the chef and his wife compete to roll the thinnest fettuccini, then serve it up with home made vodka sauce.

  • BRONZE for Savarino's Cucina


Bailey's Chocolate Bar  

1915 Park Ave St. Louis, MO (314) 241-8100

located in Lafayette Square. This dessert lounge features a full bar with over two dozen Chocolate Martinis, 90 beers as well as spirits, wi

  • BRONZE for Bailey's Chocolate Bar


Grand Central Oyster Bar 

89 E 42nd St New York, NY (212) 490-6650

Traditional American Seafood 
Scott Conant - Oysters Rockerfeller

  • BRONZE for Grand Central Oyster Bar



3267 S Halsted St Chicago, IL (312) 929-2486

New American 
a family-run restaurant putting a twist on biscuits and gravy - with free-range duck

  • BRONZE for Nana


The Continental 

134 Market St Philadelphia, PA (215) 923-6069

Californian Traditional American 
Anne Burrell - Crispy Calamari Salad

  • BRONZE for The Continental



9543 Culver Blvd Culver City, CA (310) 845-1700

New American Hamburgers 
Duff Goldman - Onion Rings

  • BRONZE for Akasha


Kelly O's 

1130 Perry Hwy Pittsburgh, PA (412) 364-0473

Vegetarian Sandwiches 

  • BRONZE for Kelly O's



12565 W Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 398-7700

Asian Fusion 
Susan Feniger - Crackling Beer Can Chicken

  • BRONZE for A-Frame


Black's Barbeque 

215 N Main St Lockhart, TX (888) 632-8225

  • BRONZE for Black's Barbeque



4766 Red Bank Rd Cincinnati, OH (513) 376-6008

Adam roots on Cincinnati native Adam Turer as he attempts the 110 Reuben Challenge: a massive 5-lb. Reuben that must be taken down in 30 min

  • BRONZE for Izzy


Iguana's Burritozilla 

330 S 3rd St San Jose, CA (408) 271-9772

home of "BurritoZilla", a five pound (2.3 kg), 18-inch (46 cm) burrito that takes several tortillas to construct

  • BRONZE for Iguana's Burritozilla


Naglee Park Garage 

505 E San Carlos St San Jose, CA (408) 286-1100

American Cafe 

  • BRONZE for Naglee Park Garage


Tartine Bakery 

600 Guerrero St San Francisco, CA (415) 487-2600

French Sandwiches 
David Myers - Double Pain Au Chocolat

  • BRONZE for Tartine Bakery


Kiki's Mexican Restaurant 

2719 N Piedras St El Paso, TX (915) 565-6713

Aaron Sanchez - Beef Machaca

  • BRONZE for Kiki's Mexican Restaurant


Ciao Baby 

5074 Sunrise Hwy Massapequa Park, NY (516) 799-5200

Adam visits Ciao Baby for home-style Italian eats taken to the extreme, like Nonna's Old-World Meat Platter: a giant platter with 2-lbs. of

  • BRONZE for Ciao Baby


Crabby Bill's Seafood  

401 Gulf Blvd Indian Rocks Beach, FL (727) 517-8158

Seafood Indian 
Volcano Gator Nuggets drenched in Ghost Pepper mayo

  • BRONZE for Crabby Bill's Seafood


Eleven City Diner  

1112 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL (312) 212-1112


  • BRONZE for Eleven City Diner


Heid's of Liverpool 

305 Oswego St Liverpool, NY (315) 451-0786

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Adam Richman tries Heid's Double Dog -- 2 franks together in one split-top bun, slathered with Heid's original mustard.

  • BRONZE for Heid's of Liverpool


Luke's Lobster 

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

Lobster Rolls

  • BRONZE for Luke's Lobster



1050 N Hancock St Philadelphia, PA (215) 964-9009

Hot Dogs Burgers 
Blue cheese stuffed burger, infused with bloody mary mix, and topped with a heaping portion of bacon.

  • BRONZE for PYT


Cafe Rakka 

71 New Shackle Island Rd # A Hendersonville, TN (615) 824-6264

Vegetarian Middle Eastern 
a Mediterranean place serving lamb with a traditional Syrian spiced tomato sauce.

  • BRONZE for Cafe Rakka


Blue Ribbon at Brooklyn Bowl 

61 Wythe Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 963-3369

Michael Psilakis - Fried Chicken

  • BRONZE for Blue Ribbon at Brooklyn Bowl


Le Pichet 

1933 1ST Ave Seattle, WA (206) 256-1499

Alton Brown - Raclette Savoyarde

  • BRONZE for Le Pichet



2508 El Camino Real Carlsbad, CA (760) 720-7111

Italian joint staying true to their ravioli recipe

  • BRONZE for Spirito's


The Kitchen 

529 S A ST Oxnard, CA (805) 385-8980

Bakery American 
the jack of all trades joint is baking, brewing, and cooking all in the same restaurant and servin' up some creative burgers like lamb burge

  • BRONZE for The Kitchen


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


Churrascaria Plataform 

316 W 49th St New York, NY (212) 245-0505

Steakhouse Brazilian 
Brazilian BBQ.

  • BRONZE for Churrascaria Plataform


Ben's Best Kosher Deli 

9640 Queens Blvd Rego Park, NY (718) 897-1700

Kosher Sandwiches 
a Jewish deli cooking up third-generation recipes for stuffed cabbage and kreplach.

  • BRONZE for Ben's Best Kosher Deli



633 Jericho Tpke New Hyde Park, NY (516) 437-7698

Italian Pizza 
Rocco DiSpirito - Pizza

  • BRONZE for Umberto's



1865 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL (773) 252-5687

a mother/son duo serve up Costa Rican classics like chicharron with pico de gallo and Pepito sandwich with steak and black beans

  • BRONZE for Irazu



2922 Park Ave Richmond, VA (804) 340-2920

Traditional American 
Covered in a mouth burning, hot sauce, the challenge consists of eating 8 chicken wings in under 30 minutes. The rules: no ranch dressing an

  • BRONZE for Caliente


Chicken or the Egg 

207 N Bay Ave Beach Haven, NJ (609) 492-3695

Traditional American 
Adam Richman takes on Chicken or the Egg's Ludicrous Wings Challenge -- 12 jumbo wings soaked in a spicy sauce. If Adam becomes the fourth p

  • BRONZE for Chicken or the Egg


Karas Cupcakes 

900 N Point St San Francisco, CA (415) 351-2253


  • BRONZE for Karas Cupcakes



325 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA (215) 574-9440

Dip Sum Donuts

  • BRONZE for Buddakan


Pascal's Manale 

1838 Napoleon Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 895-4877

Italian Seafood 
Alex Guarnaschelli - BBQ Shrimp

  • BRONZE for Pascal's Manale


Eischen's Bar 

109 N 2nd St Okarche, OK (405) 263-9939

Best Fried Chicken

  • BRONZE for Eischen's Bar


Angela's BBQ CLOSED 

21 W Oglethorpe Ln Savannah, GA (912) 495-0902

A carriage house in Savannah's historic district converted into a BBQ shack that specializes in sauces. Twin brothers pair up to take down t

  • BRONZE for Angela's BBQ CLOSED


The Bleacher Bar 

82 Lansdowne St Ste A Boston, MA (617) 262-2424

Best place to catch the Red Sox , being the bar is located in Fenway

  • BRONZE for The Bleacher Bar


East Side King 

2538 Guadalupe St Austin, TX (512) 570-4687

Asian inspired food.

  • BRONZE for East Side King


Percy Street BBQ 

900 South St Philadelphia, PA (215) 964-9014

a restaurant veteran serving up all kinds of fresh BBQ, from the chopped brisket sandwich to a Vietnamese-inspired pork belly sandwich

  • BRONZE for Percy Street BBQ


Blue Bottle Coffee 

315 Linden St San Francisco, CA (415) 252-7535

Tea Cafe 
Chris Cosentino - Mondrian Cake

  • BRONZE for Blue Bottle Coffee


Stepping Stone Cafe 

2390 NW Quimby St Portland, OR (503) 222-1132

Traditional American 
13 inch pancakes

  • BRONZE for Stepping Stone Cafe


Daisy May's 

623 11th Ave New York, NY (212) 977-1500

Michael Symon - BBQ Beef Ribs

  • BRONZE for Daisy May's


Company 7 BBQ 

1001 S Main St Englewood, OH (937) 836-2777

Cafe Barbecue 
Each day, ribs, pork shoulder and beef brisket are lovingly prepared and smoked for 12 to 18 hours before they are served to customers on th

  • BRONZE for Company 7 BBQ


Ohio Deli CLOSED 

3444 S High St Columbus, OH (614) 497-0577

This episode's challenge was to eat the 2 1/2 pound Dagwood Sandwich challenge (plus a full pound of french fries) at the Ohio Deli & Restau

  • BRONZE for Ohio Deli CLOSED


Harry's Roadhouse 

96 Old Las Vegas Hwy Ste B Santa Fe, NM (505) 989-4629

Traditional American New American 

  • BRONZE for Harry's Roadhouse


Chicago Brauhaus 

4732 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL (773) 784-4444

the 40-year-old institution bustin' out traditional German specialties

  • BRONZE for Chicago Brauhaus


3 Sister's Cafe 

6360 Guilford Ave Indianapolis, IN (317) 257-5556

New American Vegetarian 
Cafe in an old Victorian where the house favorite is an original pork and kale sandwich called the D'Nai.

  • BRONZE for 3 Sister's Cafe


Emily's Lebanese 

641 University Ave NE Minneapolis, MN (612) 379-4069


  • BRONZE for Emily's Lebanese



88 10th Ave New York, NY (212) 989-8883

Seafood Japanese 
Duff Goldman - Toro Tartare

  • BRONZE for Morimoto


Captain Parker's Pub 

668 Main St West Yarmouth, MA (508) 771-4266

Traditional American 
American Classics - Best Chowda.

  • BRONZE for Captain Parker's Pub


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

  • BRONZE for The Alley Restaurant at Aiea Bowl