Restaurants on No Reservations

134 Restaurants Found

Gloria's 

987 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
Caribbean Island cooking. Oxtail, curried goat.


Pok Pok 

127 Columbia St Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
The best and most authentic norther Thai.


Sunnys Bar 

253 Conover St Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
Old family run dive bar.


Randazzo Clam Bar 

2023 Emmons Ave Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
Italian American classics.



Robertas 

261 Moore St Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
Pizza and tasting menu.


Primorski 

282 Brighton Beach Ave Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
Georgian food.


Brooklyn Fare 

200 Schermerhorn St Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
3 Michelin star restaurant.


Jay and Lloyds Deli 

2718 Ave U Brooklyn, NY

11/05/2012 - Brooklyn
Old school Jewish deli


Barley Swine 

2024 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX

09/03/2012 - Austin
Chef and owner Bryce Gilmore (the man behind the Odd Duck Farm to Trailer) opened Barley Swine in 2010. Tony Bourdain and the band Ume experienced the restaurant’s forever-changing farm-to-table menu.


JMueller BBQ 

1502 South First Austin, TX

09/03/2012 - Austin
Anthony Bourdain and barbecue blogger Daniel Vaughn visited John Mueller’s (Aaron Franklin’s old boss) BBQ trailer for his legendary pork steak and beef ribs.

  • BRONZE for JMueller BBQ

El Taco Rico 

810 Vargas Rd Austin, TX

09/03/2012 - Austin
This food truck is located in a quiet neighborhood in the parking lot of a laundromat in Southeast Austin. Tony dropped by El Taco Rico (it’s the blue one) to try some serious Mexican food


Oklahoma Joe's 

3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS

04/16/2012 - Kansas City

  • GOLD for Oklahoma Joe's

Jack Stack Barbecue 

13441 Holmes Rd Kansas City, MO

04/16/2012 - Kansas City
Ribs

  • BRONZE for Jack Stack Barbecue

LC's Bar-B-Q 

5800 Blue Pkwy Kansas City, MO

04/16/2012 - Kansas City
Burnt Ends

  • BRONZE for LC's Bar-B-Q

Savoy Grill 

219 W 9TH St Kansas City, MO

04/16/2012 - Kansas City


Woodyard Bar-B-Que 

3001 Merriam Ln Kansas City, KS

04/16/2012 - Kansas City

  • SILVER for Woodyard Bar-B-Que

Torrisi Italian Specialties  

250 Mulberry St New York, NY

07/25/2011 - Italy

  • BRONZE for Torrisi Italian Specialties

Galley Diner 

11 P St South Boston, MA

04/18/2011 - Boston
Tony and Mike have breakfast at the Galley Diner, a Southie institution and a perfect example of what corned beef hash and eggs should taste like.


Michael's Deli 

256 Harvard St Brookline, MA

04/18/2011 - Boston
Lunch spot, large sandwiches.


Rondo's Sub Shop 

134 W Broadway Boston, MA

04/18/2011 - Boston
Anthony Bourdain, Mike, Peter and Tommy enjoy some of Boston's best subs and grinders at Rondo's.


Belle Isle Lobster 

1267 Saratoga St Boston, MA

04/18/2011 - Boston
Fried fish, lobster roll.


The Snack Bar 

697 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA

04/18/2011 - Boston
What looks like a standard pizza joint turns out to have authentic Portuguese food. Tony and Mike eat here with the owners, John and Dor


Perlas Seafood and Oyster Bar 

1400 S Congress Ave Austin, TX

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Tony visits with Chefs Lawrence McGuire and Thomas Moorman at Perlas Restaurant, where they bring fresh oysters and premium seafood to Austin.


Gourdoughs 

1219 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Food trailer mania runs amok at Gourdoughs, where made-to-order gourmet doughnuts are prepared in both savory and sweet varieties.

  • BRONZE for Gourdoughs

Biker Jims Gourmet Hot Dogs 

2148 LARIMER ST Denver, CO

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Tony has an order of reindeer, boar and duck bratwurst at Biker Jim Pettingers cart.

  • SILVER for Biker Jims Gourmet Hot Dogs

Mizuna 

225 E Seventh Ave Denver, CO

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Tony shares a meal with Chef Frank Bonanno at his award-winning restaurant Mizuna.


Piccolo 

4162 Pilot Knob Rd Minneapolis, MN

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Tony visits Chef Douglas Flicker, who challenges the local food scene at his restaurant Piccolo where he serves up beautifully prepared small plates.


Kihachi Japanese Restaurant 

2667 Federated Blvd Columbus, OH

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Tony and Michael Ruhlman sit at the sushi bar, while Chef Mike Kimura serves his traditional Japanese cuisine.


Bacchus-Bartolotta Restaurant 

925 E Wells Milwaukee, WI

07/12/2010 - US Heartland
Chef Adam Siegel serves Tony and Bacchus owner Joe Bartollota some of the best food Milwaukee has to offer.


Primo Restaurant 

2 S Main St Rockland, ME

04/12/2010 - Maine
Tony visits Primo co-owner Melissa Kelly for some of her homemade specialties including a charcuterie course from her own pigs, pasta, veal and pork chops. For the finishing touches, Tony tries Maine oysters from the Damariscotta tidal river.


Street and Co 

33 Wharf St Portland, ME

04/12/2010 - Maine
Owner Dana Street and Portland fishmonger George Parr join Tony for a fresh seafood meal at Street & Co, just steps from the water??s edge.


J's Oyster 

5 Portland Pier Portland, ME

04/12/2010 - Maine
J??s is a dark pub-like atmosphere. There are plenty of oysters for the taking, but the real stars are the Maine clams, aka steamers. Tony and Zach Zamboni enjoy some pints and a large bucket of steamers and butter.


X2O 

71 Water Grant St Yonkers, NY

02/08/2010 - Hudson Valley
Tony has lunch with Bill Murray at X20, Peter Kelly??s restaurant built on a pier on The Hudson River.


Sam's Soul Food 

596 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Sam's Soul Food boasts Southern-style cooking that's just a short walk from Yankee stadium and features oxtail, ribs and cornbread.


The Feeding Tree 

892 Gerard Ave Bronx, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
The Feeding Tree is a locals-only haunt that serves a full meal for less than the price of one beer inside the ballpark, and it's practically within sight of the upper deck seats. The jerk shrimp is worth the trip.


Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos 

271 Starr St Brooklyn, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony and Carlos, executive chef at Les Halles, venture out to Bushwick for an authentic Mexican experience. The tortillas are wonderful -- thick, slightly chewy and fragrant.


East Harbor Seafood Dim-Sum Palace 

714 65th St Brooklyn, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony visits with chef Chris Cheung and friends at the best dim sum house in Brooklyn -- Ying Bun (East Harbor).


Marlow and Sons Restaurant 

81 Broadway Brooklyn, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs


Sil Gaek Restaurant 

16129 Crocheron Ave Queens, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony meets up with chef David Chang in Flushing, Queens. They visit Sik Gaek, a joint that is best described as the Korean equivalent of an izakaya. Sik Gaek's biggest (literally) specialty is called a cheolpan.

  • BRONZE for Sil Gaek Restaurant

Golden Shopping Mall 

133-29 33RD Ave Queens, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony, chef Chris Cheung and Chris's friend Ming visit the food court of Flushing's Golden Shopping Mall (Wong Jing Xian Chan). It's not a food court in the traditional sense, but rather a collection of tiny restaurants.


New Asha Cafe 

322 Victory Blvd Staten Island, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony and lead singer for the New York Dolls, David Johansen, visit some local joints even Staten Islanders may not be familiar with. The bread's the thing at working-class Sri Lankan joints like Staten Island's New Asha Cafe.


Hindu Temple Society of North America 

14307 Holly Ave Queens, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony and Floyd Cardoz (of Tabla restaurant) visit a true treasure in Flushing, Queens. The canteen is in the basement of the Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Devasth�nam temple (known as the Ganesha Temple) in Flushing, Queens.


Jade Island Restaurant 

2845 Richmond Ave Staten Island, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Tony loves a good tiki bar and tiki bloggers and aficionados rave about this place, which looks like it hasn't changed since it opened in 1972. Tony and David Johansen enjoy boat drinks and a pu pu platter while sitting in a grass hut booth.


Junior's  

386 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY

09/07/2009 - NY Outer Boroughs
Diner is located on the south side of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one block away from the Williamsburg Bridge. Their menu is comprised of seasonal, simple ingredients and grass-fed animals.

  • GOLD for Junior's

Emigrant Tavern 

210 Railroad Lane Emigrant, MT

08/24/2009 - Montana
Tony has a drink with Livingston native Dan Lahren where the 2 discuss how the area has changed over time.


2nd Street Bistro 

123 N 2nd St Livingston, MT

08/24/2009 - Montana
At the 2nd Street Bistro, Tony is joined by renowned landscape artist Russell Chatham and poet/author Jim Harrison for a meal prepared by chef Brian Menges that included buffalo, elk and chicken galantine.


Murray Bar 

201 W Park St Livingston, MT

08/24/2009 - Montana
Tony meets writer Jim Harrison for a drink in the historic bar of the Murray Hotel.


The Fry House 

1106 W PARK ST Livingston, MT

08/24/2009 - Montana
Tony and Dan Lahren stop by the Fry House, a small but well-known food truck outside of the Gateway Mall for some crab cakes and fried walleye.


Pinky's Pasties 

109 S Main St Livingston, MT

08/24/2009 - Montana
At Pinky's Pasties, Tony and Dan Lahren sample a new take on the traditional pastie, a hearty meat pie that was once the staple of miners in the area.


R and G Lounge 

631 Kearny St. San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Catering to the country's largest Chinatown, R & G Lounge is known for its preparation of the Dungeness Crab.


Pirate Cat Radio cafe 

2781 21st St San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Broadcasting free radio without a license from the FCC, this location, besides serving up quality programming has a peculiar pork-based coffee drink on the menu at its cafe location in the Mission District.


Sebo Sushi 

517 Hayes St San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Receiving their fish daily from Japan, 2 atypical sushi chefs create some of the best sushi in San Francisco for Tony.


Red's Java House 

Pier 30 San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Located on a pier at the docks of the Embarcadero, Red's Java House is the perfect spot to grab a double cheesburger and a beer.


Incanto Restaurant and Wine Bar - CLOSED 

1550 Church St San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Chef Chris Cosentino is known for using offal as a major player in his Italian cuisine at this Noe Valley location. Tony sits for the yearly

  • GOLD for Incanto Restaurant and Wine Bar - CLOSED

That's It Market 

2699 Mission St San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
In the Mission, That's It Market liquor store has a torta stand that serves up massive sandwiches to locals. from 2 p.m. onward. Tony meets up with Oscar to give one a try.


Tadich Grill 

240 California St San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Tony meets with his good friend Oscar at Tadich Grill, a San Francisco landmark known for its seafood dishes.

  • SILVER for Tadich Grill

House of Prime Rib 

1906 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA

08/10/2009 - San Francisco
Giant steel meat carts are the method of choice for serving up cuts of prime rib at House of Prime Rib.

  • GOLD for House of Prime Rib

The Roost 

217 E Baltimore St Baltimore, MD

07/27/2009 - Rust Belt
Tony and Zamir enjoy one of Baltimore's specialties, lake trout. But there's a catch -- it's not trout, and it's not from a lake.


Mo's Seafood 

7600 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD

07/27/2009 - Rust Belt
Tony eats here with Felicia (Snoop) Pearson from The Wire. This is one of her favorite restaurants.

  • BRONZE for Mo's Seafood

Schwabl's 

789 Center Rd West Seneca, NY

07/27/2009 - Rust Belt
Tony, Nelson and Zamir have lunch at Schwabl's, known for having the best beef on weck in the area.


Cadieux Cafe 

4300 Cadieux Rd Detroit, MI

07/27/2009 - Rust Belt
Tony and Zamir learn the old Belgian sport of feather bowling from 2 masters of the game.

  • BRONZE for Cadieux Cafe

Polonia Polish Restaurant 

2934 Yemans Hamtramck, MI

07/27/2009 - Rust Belt
Tony and Zamir sample traditional food in the Polish section of Detroit.


Chap's Pit Beef 

5801 Pulaski Hwy Baltimore, MD

07/27/2009 - Rust Belt
Tony eats pit beef

  • GOLD for Chap's Pit Beef

Russ & Daughters 

179 E Houston St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Tony visits Russ & Daughters for some authentic spaghetti and meatballs.

  • SILVER for Russ & Daughters

Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop 

174 5TH Ave Ste 1 New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
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 popular Manhattan sandwich shop.


Esposito Meat Market 

354 West 38th Street New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten


Heidelberg 

1648 2nd Ave New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Since 1908 the Heidelberg Restaurant has embodied Yorkville's Germanic heritage with its stout cuisine and oceans of fresh beer. The casual space feels like an old Bavarian hunting lodge with a deer antler chandelier.


Manganaro's Foods and Restaurant 

488 9TH Ave New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Tony dines with Michael Lomonaco, chef of Porter House restaurant.


Hop Kee 

21 Mott St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Hop Keep is a plain bright '70s-style Chinese joint with old-school egg rolls and chow mein. Tony and Chris Cheung (born and raised in NYC's Chinatown and now head chef at China One) sample some of their childhood favorites.


Le Veau d'Or 

129 E 60th St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Open since 1937, Le Veau d'Or is an extraordinary restaurant where you can still get uncompromised Escoffier cuisine and have your roast carved tableside by a man who worked directly under Henri Soule.


Sammy's Roumanian 

157 Chrystie St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Tony dines with Mimi Sheraton, former New York Times food critic, at Sammy's Roumanian, the iconic Jewish steakhouse on the Lower East Side.


Sophie's Bar 

507 E Fifth St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Nick Tosches is best-known for his books about the tormented inner lives of Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and Sonny Liston. He reminisces with Tony over pints of Guinness about what constitutes a great dive bar, a tragically fading institution in NYC.


Keens Steakhouse 

72 W 36th St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Tony dines with Josh Ozersky -- formerly of Grub Street NY Magazine, now at Citysearch -- author of Meat Me in Manhattan: a Carnivore's Guide to New York.

  • GOLD for Keens Steakhouse

Katz's Deli 

205 E Houston St New York, NY

02/23/2009 - Disappearing Manhatten
Tony meets up with friend and writer Joel Rose for some pastrami at world-famous famous Katz's Deli.

  • GOLD for Katz's Deli

Alan Wong's Restaurant 

1857 S King St Ste 3 Honolulu, HI

02/09/2009 - Food Porn
Wong prepares his most mouthwatering dishes -- Chinatown roast duck nachos with avocado salsa and tapioca chips; crispy won ton ahi poke balls with wasabi sauce; and twice-cooked short rib, soy braised and grilled Kalbi-style.

  • BRONZE for Alan Wong's Restaurant

Christopher Norman Chocolate 

60 New St New York, NY

02/09/2009 - Food Porn
Tony visits John Down in action at his chocolate factory. He'll make and work chocolate and prepare some of his signature pieces featuring chocolate gems.


Momofuku Ssam Bar 

207 2nd Ave New York, NY

02/09/2009 - Food Porn
Tony sits down with David Chang, owner and chef of Momofuku. The 2 sample David's favorites including Bo Ssam, a mountain of pork butt, slow-roasted in molasses, green chilies and Korean soybean paste.


Oyamel 

401 7th St NW Washington, DC

02/09/2009 - Food Porn
A creation of Jose Andres, Oyamel is a delectable tapas restaurant in the Nation's capitol.

  • SILVER for Oyamel

Le Bernardin 

155 W 51st St New York, NY

02/09/2009 - Food Porn
Chef Eric Ripert demos one of Anthony Bourdain's favorite dishes -- uni butter pasta with a hefty dose of fine caviar.

  • SILVER for Le Bernardin

Avec 

615 W Randolph St Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago

  • SILVER for Avec

Blackbird Restaurant 

619 W Randolph St Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago


L2O Restaurant 

2300 N Lincoln Park W Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
Tony, Louisa Chu and fellow chef Eric Ripert experience some Chicago fine dining at L2O, a seafood wonderland owned and run by acclaimed chef Laurent Gras.


Moto Restaurant 

945 W Fulton Market Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
Avant-garde chef Homaro Cantu has been torching, deconstructing and reinventing food for years at his restaurant Moto. He introduces Tony to some of his creations such as Road Kill,edible menus, Cuban Cigars and a new twist on barbecue.


Calumet Fisheries 

3259 E 95th St Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
Louisa Chu later takes Tony to Chicago's South Side to Calumet Fisheries -- which she refers to as destination smoked fish -- on the Calumet River.


Fat Johnnies Famous Red Hots 

7242 S Western Ave Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
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 chili on a bun along with the accompanying beverage the Suicide.

  • BRONZE for Fat Johnnies Famous Red Hots

Ramova Grill 

3510 S Halsted St Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
Tony meets up with a 10-year Chicago Police Detective to talk about the history of Chicago over breakfast.


Tom Tom Tamales and Bakery 

4750 S Washtenaw Ave Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
Peter Engler takes Tony on a tour of the Tom Tom Tamales factory, which first opened its doors in the 1930s.


Silver Palm Restaurant 

768 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
Tony pays a visit to Chicagos own shock jock, Mancow Muller. The two visit the Silver Palm restaurant for the house specialty: Three Little Pigs, a gigantic sandwich made with three kinds of pork.


Burt's Place 

8541 N Ferris Ave Morton Grove, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago
In the popular Morton Grove neighborhood, Tony visits the artisanal pizza joint Burts Place where he meets up with friend and fellow foodie Louisa Chu. Tony discovers the wonders of the amazing Chicago deep-dish pizza.

  • SILVER for Burt's Place

Hot Doug's 

3324 North California Chicago, IL

02/02/2009 - Chicago

  • GOLD for Hot Doug's

Shanghai Red's 

233 S Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs, CA

08/04/2008 - US Southwest


Crazy Coyote Tacos 

13033 Fields Rd Banning, CA

08/04/2008 - US Southwest
Tony stops by this roadside food stand near Palm Springs for a staple of California road food.

  • BRONZE for Crazy Coyote Tacos

Ski Inn 

9596 Avenue A Bombay Beach, CA

08/04/2008 - US Southwest
Perched on the shore of one of the largest inland lakes in the US, this restaurant serves as one of the only spots to grab a bite in the town of Bombay Beach.


The Pepper Pot Restaurant 

207 W Hall St Hatch, NM

08/04/2008 - US Southwest
Hatch is known for growing some of the best chili peppers in the country, and The Pepper Pot serves them up relleno style, made from scratch.


Rusty Star 

10600 N River Xing Waco, TX

08/04/2008 - US Southwest
After spending all day at the Ted Nugent Ranch listening to rock 'n' roll and riding ATVs, Tony and Ted head to a local BBQ brisket joint for some grub.


Big Texan 

7701 E Interstate 40 Amarillo, TX

08/04/2008 - US Southwest
Nothing says Texas like steak, and this joint located in Amarillo is notorious for serving up a massive chunk of it to brave patrons who want to try to eat their way to a free meal.

  • GOLD for Big Texan

La Mariana Sailing Club 

50 Sand Island Access Rd Honolulu, HI

03/03/2008 - Hawaii
Lloyd Kandell, tiki expert and member of the Hawaii musical group Don Tiki, takes Tony back in time to the only remaining tiki bar in Hawaii -- La Mariana Sailing Club. Here they sample exotic drinks including the zombie and the scorpion.


Puka Dog 

2301 Kuhio Avenue # 2 Honolulu, HI

03/03/2008 - Hawaii
Tony and his friend Bruno Stemple visit Puka Dog, a Hawaiian invention. Here Tony and Bruno are given a demonstration of the hot-dog machinery made especially for this joint.

  • BRONZE for Puka Dog

Ono Hawaiian Foods 

726 Kapahulu Ave Honolulu, HI

03/03/2008 - Hawaii
Colin Nishida, owner of the Side Street Inn, joins Tony for a traditional Hawaiian plate lunch at Ono Hawaiian Foods. They sample a number of traditional dishes including poi, lau lau with pork, kaluha pig, poke, and coconut jello.


The Street Side Inn 

1225 Hopaka St Honolulu, HI

03/03/2008 - Hawaii
Colin invites Tony to his restaurant/bar for an evening of drinking and dining with the local chef community. Some of the items Tony and guests were treated to included Big Island Smoked Pork, Ahi Sashimi and Shoyu Limu and the Ahi Poke Combo.

  • BRONZE for The Street Side Inn

Jacques-Imo's 

8324 Oak St New Orleans, LA

02/04/2008 - New Orleans
Crawfish pie, fried roast beef po'boys and alligator piquant rounded out this spectacular meal at one of New Orleans most notorious local joints.

  • GOLD for Jacques-Imo's

Cochon Butcher 

930 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA

02/04/2008 - New Orleans
The chefs of Cochon invited Tony to a BBQ where they showed him how to use a cajun microwave to nuke an entire pig.

  • GOLD for Cochon Butcher

Domilise's 

5240 Annunciation St New Orleans, LA

02/04/2008 - New Orleans
Tony bites into a local favorite at this uptown staple that is known for its po'boys.

  • GOLD for Domilise's

Antoine's Restaurant 

713-717 St Louis St New Orleans, LA

02/04/2008 - New Orleans
Tony sampled the Oysters Rockefeller, a dish invented at Antoine??s, which is the oldest operating restaurant in the United States.

  • SILVER for Antoine's Restaurant

Emeril's  

800 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA

02/04/2008 - New Orleans
Tony was treated to a sampling of Cajun and creole flavors at this restaurant owned and operated by Emeril Lagasse.

  • GOLD for Emeril's

Vic's Kangaroo Cafe 

636 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA

02/04/2008 - New Orleans
Tony rubs elbows and tips back drinks with local cooks at Vic's Kangaroo Bar in the Warehouse District.


Jestine's Kitchen 

251 Meeting St Charleston, SC

09/17/2007 - South Carolina
Tony sits down with local food writers Tim Driggers and Aida Rogers for some good old-fashioned Southern food. They dine on fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, and Coca-Cola cake.

  • SILVER for Jestine's Kitchen

Sweatmans BBQ 

1313 Gemini Dr Holly Hill, SC

09/17/2007 - South Carolina
Tony and South Carolina BBQ president and founder Lake High go to the best spot for 100-mile barbecue -- locals usually drive 100 miles to enjoy it. Tony sampled a whole hog barbecue with South Carolina mustard sauce.

  • BRONZE for Sweatmans BBQ

Gullah Grub 

877 Sea Island Pkwy St. Helena, SC

09/17/2007 - South Carolina
Tony joins father and daughter Bill and Oshi Green for Gullah cuisine at their traditional restaurant. Tony sampled red rice and frogmore stew (which ironically does not contain frogs).


Crosby's Fish and Shrimp 

2223 Folly Rd Charleston, SC

09/17/2007 - South Carolina
Tony and local food experts Matt and Ted Lee shop for fresh and delicious oysters for their Lowcountry oyster roast. The men have beer and eat oysters steamed over an open fire in a burlap sack.


T.W. Graham's and Company Seafood 

810 Pinckney Street McClellanville, SC

09/17/2007 - South Carolina
Tony joins Chef Pirate Pete at this small-town general store turned restaurant for some deep-fried grouper and pie.


Hot Sauce Williams 

7815 Carnegie Ave Cleveland, OH

08/27/2007 - Cleveland
Chef Michael Symon joins Tony here for a popular home-cooked meal of a Polish Boy (hot dog with cole slaw and fries), fried chicken, ribs, pulled-pork sandwich, black-eyed peas, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes and collard greens.

  • SILVER for Hot Sauce Williams

Lola 

2058 E 4th St Tremont, OH

08/27/2007 - Cleveland
Tony and Marky Ramone visit Lola for some walleye, sturgeon poached in smoked butter, beef-cheek pierogie, foie gras bratwurst, turnip kraut, stout/cheddar soup, pig's feet, poached egg with crispy pig ear, and ice cream to top it off.

  • SILVER for Lola

Sokolowski's 

1201 University Rd Cleveland, OH

08/27/2007 - Cleveland
Tony, Ruhlman, Harvey Pekar and Toby Radloff indulge in a traditional meal of Polish food. They dig into pie, head cheese, wedding cake, chicken paprikash, stuffed cabbage, Polish noodles, bratwurst, pigs feet and beaten mushroom barley soup.

  • SILVER for Sokolowski's

Sausage Shoppe 

4501 Memphis Ave Cleveland, OH

08/27/2007 - Cleveland
Tony visits this old-school sausage shoppe and gets a firsthand look at the art of making sausage and cured meats. Tony samples sausages, hams and pates


Skyline Chili Restaurant 

5706 Mayfield Rd Lyndhurst, OH

08/27/2007 - Cleveland
Upon Tony's arrival in Cleveland, he and Michael Ruhlman enjoy a meal at Skyline. Tony tries the classic Three Way Chili, made with chili (spiced with cinnamon), spaghetti and cheddar cheese, along with sweet tea and oyster crackers.

  • BRONZE for Skyline Chili Restaurant

Prune 

54 E 1st St New York, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
Tony and well-known chefs Eric Ripert and Scott Bryan retreat to one of their favorite dining spots, Prune. They indulge in radishes and butter, along with roasted bone marrow and prawns in anchovy butter.

  • BRONZE for Prune

The Spotted Pig 

314 W 11th St New York, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
Tony joins some chef friends at this popular NYC restaurant and bar. He enjoyed a delicious meal of capozelle (roasted head of lamb) fit for a chef.

  • SILVER for The Spotted Pig

Gray's Papaya 

2090 Broadway New York, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
Tony and Fat Dave stop in for a quick NYC treat (papaya drink and hot dogs) at one of Tony's favorite haunts.

  • GOLD for Gray's Papaya

Kebab Cafe 

25-12 Steinway St Astoria, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
Tony and Andrew Zimmern meet up in Queens at Ali's Kebab Cafe to sample several items, including beef shank with cow's foot, sweetbreads and brains cooked with caper sauce and lemon, testicles cooked with portobello mushrooms.


Cafe Glechik 

1655 Sheepshead Bay Rd Brooklyn, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
Tony, along with friends Gary and Helena, enjoys a traditional Russian meal at this Coney Island institution consisting of green borscht, rabbit in white wine sauce and palmeni (mini raviolis stuffed with meat and cheese).


Hagi 

152 W 49th Street New York, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
At Hagi, an underground Japanese haunt, Tony and friends Ken and Aki enjoy some fried chicken skin, yam jelly, yellowtail collar and wasabi shumai.


Sakagura 

211 E 43rd St New York, NY

08/06/2007 - New York City
Following their meal at Hagi, Tony and the boys sample various types of sake.


Philippe's The Original 

1001 N Alameda St Los Angeles, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Classic French Dip sandwich.

  • GOLD for Philippe's The Original

Bhan Kanom Thai 

5271 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Tony and Jet Tila sample Thai pastries


Prime Selection 

10755 Sherman Way Unit 5 Sun Valley, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Tony met with the owner, Sam, and sampled his fine meats


Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles 

1514 N Gower St Los Angeles, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Chicken and waffles!!!!

  • GOLD for Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Sapp Coffee Shop 

5183 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Thai boat noodles


Birrieria Chalio 

11300 Washington Blvd Whittier, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Tony had goat stew


Acosta Tacos 

11700 Long Beach Blvd Lennox, CA

02/05/2007 - Los Angeles
Carne asada burritos


Voodoo Doughnuts 

22 SW Third Ave Portland, OR

01/15/2007 - Pacific Northwest
Various doughnuts, including maple with bacon and oreo with peanut butter

  • GOLD for Voodoo Doughnuts

Apizza Scholls 

4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR

01/15/2007 - Pacific Northwest
Variety of pizzas

  • SILVER for Apizza Scholls

Salumi 

309 3rd Ave S Seattle, WA

01/15/2007 - Pacific Northwest
Tony enjoyed a meal of cured meats with Mario Batali

  • GOLD for Salumi

Piroshky Piroshky 

1908 Pike Pl Seattle, WA

01/15/2007 - Pacific Northwest
Tony chows down on a quick snack of piroshkies (little meat pies)

  • SILVER for Piroshky Piroshky

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