Restaurants on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

967 Restaurants Found

Ray Rays Hog Pit 

2619 N High St Columbus, OH (614) 753-1191

11/17/2017 - College Town Champs
One of kind BBQ truck with specials like the Mangalista Brat Burger, St. Louis Spare Ribs

Aloy Thai Cuisine 

2720 Canyon Blvd Boulder, CO (303) 440-2903

11/17/2017 - College Town Champs
authentic dishes like fragrant Kao Soi and spicy Lemongrass Chicken. Guy loved the combination of sweet, sour and heat in the chicken

Pierogi Mountain 

2216 Summit St Columbus, OH

11/17/2017 - College Town Champs
dive bar that serves pierogi and comfort food during the day and adds a side of punk rock at night. Vegetarians and vegans are welcome as eight of the nine pierogi offerings are vegetarian or vegan

Marina Variety Store 

17 Lockwood Dr Charleston, SC (843) 723-6325

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Country style benedict


535 16th St 110 Denver, CO (720) 932-1700

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Sausage and mac and cheese

The Sunset 

6800 Westward Beach Rd Malibu, CA (310) 457-5521

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Seafood Risotto


345 Spear St San Franciso, CA (415) 512-7400

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Almond crusted lemoncello cake

Freedom Beat 

206 N 3rd St Las Vegas, NV (702) 719-6325

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Loaded fries


10 Franklin St Bristol, RI (401) 396-9994

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Rosemary biscuits

Urban Belly 

3053 N California Ave Chicago, IL (773) 583-0500

11/12/2017 - Open 24 Hrs
Fat noodles

  • SILVER for Urban Belly

The Roost 

526 Main St Longmont, CO (303) 827-3380

11/10/2017 - Sammies and Spice
diner-favorite is the Bangin’ Cauliflower which is lightly coated in rice flour, fried until crispy and tossed with their signature sweet and spicy sauce. The Perfect Pork Burger is made with local meat topped with house-made kimchi and blistered


1112 Michigan Ave Columbus, OH (408) 358-1111

11/10/2017 - Sammies and Spice
Chicago Style food like Italian Beef and some authentic gyros


5233 1/2 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 667-9809

11/10/2017 - Sammies and Spice
Amazing Thai Food like Tom Yum Soup, Green Curry, Crying Tiger Pork

  • GOLD for Jitlada

Eastside Fish Fry and Grill 

2417 E Kalamazoo St Lansing, MI (517) 993-5988

10/13/2017 - From Pied to Fried
amazing chicken wings, prepared with a 48-hour dry rub marinade and fried to order.

Buya Ramen 

911 Central Ave St. Petersburg, FL (727) 202-7010

10/13/2017 - From Pied to Fried
Japanese-style gastropub is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and legit ramen


1510 S Carrollton Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 510-4040

10/13/2017 - From Pied to Fried
flaky hot sausage meat pies are cooled down with a rocking house-made poblano ranch

Fat Olives 

2308 E Route 66 Flagstaff, AZ (928) 853-0056

10/06/2017 - Old Faces New Places
The Belgio Dulce Pizza is a creative mix of brussels sprouts, house-made Calabrian chile oil, honey and pistachios on a cream base.


3451 NE 1st Ave Miami, FL (305) 573-8886

10/06/2017 - Old Faces New Places
crystal shrimp dumplings, chicken siu mei, cumin-lamb dumplings and barbecued pork buns. Noodles are made in-house for dishes like the dan dan mian, which tosses spicy Szechuan pork ragu with bucatini

Sunset Pointe 

831 N Section St Fairhope, AL (251) 990-7766

10/06/2017 - Old Faces New Places
mazing bouillabaisse and a dish with a prized cut of meat from red snapper.

La Panaderia 

301 E Houston St San Antonio, TX (210) 375-6746

09/22/2017 - A Passport of Flavor
authentic bread and pastries must try the Tequila-Almond Croissants.

Zaytoon Mediterranean 

940 Elmwood Rd Lansing, MI (517) 203-5728

09/22/2017 - A Passport of Flavor
amazing chicken shawarmas with luscious garlic sauce and super-legit lamb grape leaves served with creamy hummus.

Capital City BBQ 

1026 N Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Lansing, MI (517) 775-8500

09/22/2017 - A Passport of Flavor
Must try the smoked brisket bahn mi

La Tostaderia 

317 S Broadway Los Angeles, CA (213) 624-2378

09/15/2017 - Ocean Coasts and Great Lakes
outrageous octopus tostadas and their lights-out spin on a burger.

The Grilled Cheese Bistro 

345 Granby St Norfolk, VA (757) 233-2512

09/15/2017 - Ocean Coasts and Great Lakes
Grown up and gourmet grilled cheeses

Meat Southern BBQ and Carnivore Cuisine 

1224 Turner St Lansing, MI (517) 580-4400

09/15/2017 - Ocean Coasts and Great Lakes
Standouts include the house-smoked pork belly pastrami and pickle fries that are another level of ridiculous. Don’t miss the smoked wings with the coffee-kissed Black Magic sauce.

Three's Bar and Grill 

1945 S Kihei Rd #G Maui, HI (808) 879-3133

07/21/2017 - BBQ Batter and Beer Can Chicken
Amazing ramen and beer can chicken


16200 Ventura Blvd Los Angeles, CA (818) 907-7305

07/21/2017 - BBQ Batter and Beer Can Chicken
must try their amazing fish and trips

Horse Thief BBQ 

324 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA (213) 625-0341

07/21/2017 - BBQ Batter and Beer Can Chicken
downtown bbq place serving amazing fried chicken


300 S Santa Fe Ave Q Los Angeles, CA (213) 292-6466

07/14/2017 - Flavor Adventure
spot all about filling bowls with eclectic eats

Maui Fresh Streatery 

Moving Target Maui, HI (808) 344-7929

07/14/2017 - Flavor Adventure
Farm to table food truck

Jessy's Taqueria 

3201 E Ocean View Ave 104 Norfolk, VA (757) 531-0033

07/14/2017 - Flavor Adventure
A traditional Mexican market and restaurant


820 Shirley Ave Norfolk, VA (757) 962-6990

07/07/2017 - Sandwiches, Spaetzle and Sticky Wings
Butcher shop with awesome sandwiches during the day


820 Shirley Ave Norfolk, VA (757) 995-4834

07/07/2017 - Sandwiches, Spaetzle and Sticky Wings
ramen and sticky wings only at night

Brigit and Bernards Garden Cafe 

335 Hoohana St Maui, HI (808) 877-6000

07/07/2017 - Sandwiches, Spaetzle and Sticky Wings
A traditional German and Swiss restaurant

Wilma and Frieda 

73575 El Paseo Palm Desert, CA (760) 773-2807

06/30/2017 - Island and Desert
breakfast-lunch cafe serving' out a righteous rib melt and nostalgic breakfast tarts.

Maui Brick Oven 

1215 S Kihei Rd Maui, HI (808) 875-7896

06/30/2017 - Island and Desert
a funky gluten-free spot making full-flavored pizza and fish and chips

Carib Shack 

2242 Seashore Shoppes Virginia Beach, VA (757) 692-6851

06/30/2017 - Island and Desert
a crazy Caribbean joint serving up jamming jerk pork and mama's beef stew

The Dirty Buffalo 

4110 Colley Ave Norfolk, VA (757) 226-7851

06/16/2017 - From Spicy to Icy
Amazing wings and some great cajun food

Down the Hatch Maui 

658 Front St Lahaina, HI (808) 661-4900

06/16/2017 - From Spicy to Icy
Lobster Grilled Cheese and great shaved ices

  • BRONZE for Down the Hatch Maui

Zobo and Meesters 

68703 Perez Road, A1 Cathedral City, CA (760) 832-6104

06/16/2017 - From Spicy to Icy
BBQ join piling up the meats

Fleetwood on Front St 

744 Front St Lahaina, HI (808) 669-6425

06/09/2017 - Chicken Trifecta
Mick Fleetwoods chicken restaurant in Hawaii


540 S Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs, CA (760) 318-4841

06/09/2017 - Chicken Trifecta
Meatless chili dog and unique spin on chicken and waffles

Saigon Noodle and Grill 

710 S Goldenrod Rd Orlando, FL (407) 658-1967

05/26/2017 - Burgers Beef and BBQ
Authentic Vietnamese Pho


166 N Palm Canyon Dr Palm Springs, CA (760) 327-8175

05/26/2017 - Burgers Beef and BBQ
Not so typical burger joint

Hobo's BBQ 

30590 Rancho California Rd Temecula, CA (951) 708-0227

05/26/2017 - Burgers Beef and BBQ
BBQ joint even putting some bbq in their lasagna

Sherman's Deli 

401 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA (760) 325-1199

05/12/2017 - Turkey Taters and Dogs
Real Deal Authentic Jewish Deli

Fat One's Hot Dogs 

8001 S Orange Blossom Trl Orlando, FL (321) 251-5765

05/12/2017 - Turkey Taters and Dogs
Joey Fatones Hot Dog Place

Mrs. Potato 

6312B International Dr Orlando, FL (407) 290-0991

05/12/2017 - Turkey Taters and Dogs
Potato Centric Brazilian Restaurant

Willie's Pinchos 

1718 N Goldenrod Rd Orlando, FL

04/28/2017 - Multicultural Cooking
Authentic Puerto Rican Dishes

Cuchara Restaurant 

214 Fairview St Houston, TX (713) 942-0000

04/28/2017 - Multicultural Cooking
Serving up amazing tortillas and tacos

Pastrami Project 

175 E Par St Orlando, FL (321) 804-2686

04/28/2017 - Multicultural Cooking
Authentic Jewish Deli

Se7en Bites Bakeshop 

617 N Primrose Dr Orlando, FL (407) 203-0727

04/10/2017 - Wonder Women
Bakery with great sweet and savory recipes

The Meatball Shoppe 

7325 Lake Underhill Rd Orlando, FL (407) 270-6505

04/10/2017 - Wonder Women
Meatball Masterpieces

Irma's Original 

22 N Chenevert St Houston, TX (713) 222-0767

04/10/2017 - Wonder Women
Authentic tamales and chile rellenos

Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill 

8270 W Bellfort St Houston, TX (713) 777-1566

04/07/2017 - Going International
Oxtail and Curry Goat - Authentic Jamaican food

Cafe Lili 

5757 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX (713) 952-6969

04/07/2017 - Going International
Authentic Lebanese Food

Heist Brewery 

2909 N Davidson St # 200 Charlotte, NC (704) 375-8260

03/31/2017 - From North to South America
Bacon Jam Burgers and Duck Confit Flatbreads

Marini's Empanada House 

10001 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX (713) 266-2729

03/31/2017 - From North to South America
Argentinian Empanadas

Fud at Salud 

3306 N Davidson St Charlotte, NC (704) 900-7767

03/24/2017 - Not Your Typical Joints
Crazy Waffle Sandwiches

Q Shi BBQ 

1491 Spring Cypress Rd Spring, TX (281) 223-1599

03/24/2017 - Not Your Typical Joints
BBQ infused with Sushi

Irish Rover 

2319 Frankfort Ave Louisville, KY (502) 899-3544

02/17/2017 - Beef Lamb Pig
Cottage pie and lamb cabbage speciality

Bang Bang Burger 

2001 E 7th St Charlotte, NC (704) 333-6697

02/17/2017 - Beef Lamb Pig
Bold and unique burgers

  • BRONZE for Bang Bang Burger

The Improper Pig 

110 S. Sharon Amity Rd. Charlotte, NC (704) 714-7878

02/17/2017 - Beef Lamb Pig
Asian BBQ Fusion

  • BRONZE for The Improper Pig

JJ's Red Hots 

1514 East Blvd Charlotte, NC (980) 225-8880

02/10/2017 - Swiss Sandwiches Sausage
Amazing hot Dogs

Swiss Hibiscus 

4950 NE 14th Ave Portland, OR (503) 477-9224

02/10/2017 - Swiss Sandwiches Sausage
Serving Swiss specialities

Papi Queso 

In Front Of Bistro La Bon Charlotte, NC

02/10/2017 - Swiss Sandwiches Sausage
Gourmet Grilled Cheeses

Dolce and Clementes 

2 N Commerce Sq Robbinsville, NJ (609) 259-0072

01/20/2017 - Mega Mouthfuls
Italian market with authentic italian classics

Seafood Lady 

107 W Oak St Louisville, KY (502) 210-9381

01/20/2017 - Mega Mouthfuls
Amazing seafood spot serving up classic southern seafood

Matt's BBQ 

4709 NE M L King Blvd Portland, OR

01/20/2017 - Mega Mouthfuls
Great BBQ spot serving up a enormous sandwich

Tails and Trotters 

525 NE 24 Ave Portland, OR (503) 477-8682

12/23/2016 - Carnivore Creations
Butchery serving up a unique prosciutto and porchetta

Mommas Mustard 

119 S Hurstbourne Pkwy # 102 Louisville, KY (502) 290-7998

12/23/2016 - Carnivore Creations
BBQ place known for ribs and wings

Jersey Girl Cafe 

731 Highway 33 Hamilton, NJ (609) 838-9799

12/23/2016 - Carnivore Creations
Steak sandwich and chicken panini


1001 Baxter Ave Louisville, KY (502) 454-7075

12/02/2016 - Brunch Bologna Burgers
Southern comforts like fried bologna

Grind Burger 

3311 Preston Hwy Louisville, KY (502) 851-7333

12/02/2016 - Brunch Bologna Burgers
Amazing and unique style burgers

The Original Dinerant 

300 SW 6th Ave Portland, OR (503) 546-2666

12/02/2016 - Brunch Bologna Burgers
Donut sliders and chicken and waffle

Jammin Crepes 

20 Nassau St Princeton, NJ (609) 924-5387

11/18/2016 - Turkey Giving
Unique crepes such as the thanksgiving crepe

45 Market Street Bakery and Cafe 

45 Market St Somersworth, NH (603) 692-4511

11/18/2016 - Turkey Giving
Turkey Meatloaf and Haddock sandwich

Vida Cantina 

2456 Lafayette Rd # 14 Portsmouth, NH (603) 501-0648

11/04/2016 - From Port to Port
Amazing pork tacos (belly and pigs head)

P's and Q's Market 

1301 NE Dekum St Portland, OR

11/04/2016 - From Port to Port
Market with homemade classics like biscuits and gravy


1818 NW 23rd Pl Portland, OR (503) 894-8904

11/04/2016 - From Port to Port
Spanish classics specializing in octopus and homemade classics

The Tuckaway Tavern 

58 Route 27 Raymond, NH (603) 244-2431

10/14/2016 - Big Food Small Towns
Butcher shop making amazing burgers and corn dogs

Vincentown Diner 

2357 U.S. 206 Vincentown, NJ (609) 267-3033

10/14/2016 - Big Food Small Towns
Gigantic meatloaf and a triple decker apple pie french toast

Rocky Hill Inn 

137 Washington St Rocky Hill, NJ (609) 683-8930

10/14/2016 - Big Food Small Towns
Disco fries and unique twists on burgers

Bagel Street Grill 

660 Plainsboro Rd Plainsboro, NJ (609) 936-1755

10/07/2016 - Burgers Buns Bagels
great bagel shop with a famous pork roll

The Bun Shop 

151 N Western Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 468-1031

10/07/2016 - Burgers Buns Bagels
Great variety of Korean style tacos (buns)

The Kitchen 

171 Islington St Portsmouth, NH (603) 319-8639

10/07/2016 - Burgers Buns Bagels
Great deli serving great burgers and ribs


106 Penhallow St Portsmouth, NH (603) 319-8178

09/16/2016 - Cosmopolitan Comfort
a righteous joint putting a New England spin on corned beef and cabbage, plus a fresh take on stroganoff


3655 S Grand Ave Los Angeles, CA (213) 745-7455

09/16/2016 - Cosmopolitan Comfort
a mother-daughter team dishing out authentic Ethiopian specialties

Prairie Dogs 

610 W Lake St Minneapolis, MN (612) 223-8984

09/16/2016 - Cosmopolitan Comfort
n over-the-top hot dog spot loading up with beef, sausage, and even lamb poutine.

Red Wagon Pizza 

5416 Penn Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 259-7147

09/09/2016 - Sausage Seafood and Shawarma
a neighborhood Italian spot carrying on a fun, family pizza-making tradition

Ivan's Cookhouse 

14815 Biscayne Blvd Miami Beach, FL (305) 944-4826

09/09/2016 - Sausage Seafood and Shawarma
a champion chef cooking Haitian classics like griot, snapper and octopus

Street Food 360 

801 Islington St. Portsmouth, NH (603) 436-0860

09/09/2016 - Sausage Seafood and Shawarma
a funky joint putting their own spin on street food from around the world.

Miso Phat Sushi 

4310 Lower Honoapiilani Rd Kihei, HI (808) 669-9010

08/12/2016 - Global Greats
a funky sushi joint serving up righteous rolls and ice cream made with a local favorite.

Barnes Famous Italian 

14151 Ventura Blvd Valley Glen, CA (818) 784-6226

08/12/2016 - Global Greats
a 70-year-old Italian spot servig up their legendary spins on pizza and lasagna.

Holy Land 

2513 Central Ave NE Minneapolis, MN (612) 781-2627

08/12/2016 - Global Greats
a Middle Eastern market, restaurant and hummus factory serving up serious shawarma and lights-out falafel.


5936 Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA (323) 469-2100

08/05/2016 - Chew and Brew
an Italian restaurant and bar serving a mega-meat pizza and wild boar gnocchi.

The Local 

150 Giralda Ave Coral Gables, FL (305) 648-5697

08/05/2016 - Chew and Brew
a craft drink and beer joint serving southern favorites like hen and dumplings and a lamb belly BLT

Surly Brewing Company 

520 Malcolm Ave SE Minneapolis, MN (763) 999-4040

08/05/2016 - Chew and Brew
a big-time brewery cooking up dishes like righteous pulled pork and a killer brisket sandwich

  • BRONZE for Surly Brewing Company

Harold and Belle's 

2920 W Jefferson Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 735-9023

07/15/2016 - Creole, Cold Cuts and Crepes
Amazing New Orleans Creole found in LA

Star Noodle 

286 Kupuohi St Lahaina, HI (808) 667-5400

07/15/2016 - Creole, Cold Cuts and Crepes
Ramen and Vietnamese crepes

The Herbivorous Butcher 

507 1st Ave NE Minneapolis, MN (612) 208-0992

07/15/2016 - Creole, Cold Cuts and Crepes
A unique deli serving only vegan meats and cheeses

Radio Africa and Kitchen 

1890 Bryant St San Francisco, CA (415) 420-2486

07/08/2016 - Asia Africa and India
Ethiopian style chicken jambalaya and fresh fishes

Belly and Snout 

974 S Western Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 643-4170

07/08/2016 - Asia Africa and India
Filipino place serving up house-made hot dogs and piling pork adobo onto grilled cheese

Gandhi Mahal Restaurant 

3009 27th Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 729-5222

07/08/2016 - Asia Africa and India
Amazing traditional indian restaurant serving up amazing tikka masala and naan

Da Kitchen 

425 Koloa St Ste 104 Kahului, HI (808) 871-7782

07/01/2016 - Soaking Up Maui
loco moco and kalbi ribs.

Fat Daddy's Smokehouse 

1913 S Kihei Rd Ste F Kihei, HI (808) 879-8711

07/01/2016 - Soaking Up Maui
St louis style ribs and amazing burnt ends

Like Poke 

591 Haleakala Hwy Kahului, HI (808) 757-2239

07/01/2016 - Soaking Up Maui
Serving the freshest catches served raw, baked and fried

CatHead's BBQ 

1665 Folsom St San Francisco, CA (415) 599-6298

06/17/2016 - Great Gear
Huge pork biscuits and amazing lamb

The Outrigger Pizza Company 

1819 S Kihei Rd Kihei, HI (808) 280-2985

06/17/2016 - Great Gear
Island twists on meaty pies

Smitty's Wings and Things 

946 N Yosemite St Stockton, CA (209) 227-7479

05/27/2016 - Smoked Grilled and Fried
Incredible wings but even better sauces


1022 11th St Modesto, CA (209) 248-7451

05/27/2016 - Smoked Grilled and Fried
Banh Mi Tacos with pulled pork and some unique waffles

Miami Smokers 

306 NW 27th Ave Miami, FL (786) 520-5420

05/27/2016 - Smoked Grilled and Fried
Wild boar sausage and house cured bacon


1506 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL (305) 748-6099

05/06/2016 - South Beach Sizzle
Taqueria serving homemade tortillas and even grasshopper tacos

Lou's Beer Garden 

7337 Harding Ave Miami Beach, FL (305) 333-9014

05/06/2016 - South Beach Sizzle
Poolside oasis serving linguini and paella

Hofbrau Beer Hall 

941 Lincoln Rd Miami Beach, FL (305) 538-8066

05/06/2016 - South Beach Sizzle
German beer hall with great sausages and sauerbraten

Bauer's 66 half 

1700 McHenry Ave Ste 66 1/2 Modesto, CA (209) 409-4258

04/22/2016 - Hot Meat and Cool Veg
Portuguese sausage and an amazing lamb burger

Souley Vegan 

301 Broadway Oakland, CA (510) 922-1615

04/22/2016 - Hot Meat and Cool Veg
Okra Gumbo and meatless sandwiches

Meat Eatery and Tap Room 

Plaza 88 Islamorada, FL (305) 852-3833

04/22/2016 - Hot Meat and Cool Veg
Meat eaters paradise for pork rinds and wings

Pilot House Marina and Restaurant 

13 Seagate Blvd Key Largo, FL (305) 451-3142

04/15/2016 - Succulent Sandwiches
Local favorite serving up a scallop and risotto dish

Food Fix Truck 

Moving Target Modesto, CA

04/15/2016 - Succulent Sandwiches
Must try their pastrami on pretzel bread

Clove and Hoof 

4001 Broadway Oakland, CA (510) 547-1446

04/15/2016 - Succulent Sandwiches
Must try their amazing cheesesteaks

Great Turtle Inn 

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

04/08/2016 - Tacos Turtles and Tri Tip
Local favorite serving up some of their famous turtle soup

  • BRONZE for Great Turtle Inn

Cosecha Cafe 

907 Washington St Oakland, CA (510) 452-5900

04/08/2016 - Tacos Turtles and Tri Tip
Pork Belly Tacos

Midtown Creperie 

2319 Pacific Ave Stockton, CA (209) 941-9070

04/08/2016 - Tacos Turtles and Tri Tip
Great place for savory crepes

DiGiorgio's Cafe Largo 

99530 Overseas Hwy Key Largo, FL (305) 451-4885

03/25/2016 - International Appeal
Italian restaurant serving up veal and truffled mac n cheese

El Nuevo Frutilandia 

3077 24th St San Francisco, CA (415) 648-2958

03/25/2016 - International Appeal
Local favorite for Puerto Rican and Cuban food

Green Papaya Food Truck 

Moving Target Stockton, CA

03/25/2016 - International Appeal
Southeast Asian Cuisine , must try their homemade noodle soup

The Fish House 

102401 Overseas Hwy Key Largo, FL (305) 451-4665

03/11/2016 - Smoke and Seafood
fish shop and restaurant serving amazing seafood

Islamorada Shrimp Shack 

81901 Overseas Hwy Islamorada, FL (305) 664-8433

03/11/2016 - Smoke and Seafood
must try their shrimp fritters

The Smoking Swine 

Moving Target Baltimore, MD (443) 579-4630

03/11/2016 - Smoke and Seafood
Pulled Pork and Amazing Ribs

Skirted Heifer 

204 N Tejon St Colorado Springs, CO (719) 635-3276

01/22/2016 - Between the Bread
Homemade burgers like the Pueblo Chili burger and some great food to cure a hangover.

  • SILVER for Skirted Heifer

Bub and Pop's 

1815 M St NW Washington, DC (202) 457-1111

01/22/2016 - Between the Bread
Sandwich shop with must try porchetta and a corned beef hoagie

  • BRONZE for Bub and Pop's

Vagabond Kitchen and Tap House 

672 N Trenton Ave Atlantic City, NJ (609) 350-6721

01/22/2016 - Between the Bread
Pork and brisket sandwich and some great tequila shrimp

Sam's Rialto Bar 

18 S Main St Pleasantville, NJ (609) 646-5128

01/15/2016 - Family Legacies
Must try chicken and waffles and ribs

Miss Shirley's Cafe 

750 E Pratt St Baltimore, MD (410) 528-5373

01/15/2016 - Family Legacies
Breakfast/Lunch specialities like coconut cream french toast and crab cake po boys

  • BRONZE for Miss Shirley's Cafe

Front Range Barbeque 

4935 Templeton Gap Rd Colorado Springs, CO (719) 598-8895

01/15/2016 - Family Legacies
BBQ join with home made meatloaf and a sloppy pig sandwich

  • BRONZE for Front Range Barbeque

Spice Island Grill 

10 N Sierra Madre St Colorado Springs, CO (719) 473-8280

01/01/2016 - All Kinds of Meat
Jamaican restaurant with amazing curry goat and jerk chicken


21 N. Eutaw Street Baltimore, MD (410) 545-5112

01/01/2016 - All Kinds of Meat
Beer bar with some great dishes like pork belly mac n cheese and boar sliders

Carving Room 

300 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 525-2116

01/01/2016 - All Kinds of Meat
Homemade pastrami and some unique Moroccan meat dishes

Toki Underground  

1234 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 388-3086

12/18/2015 - East West Flavorfest
Hidden noodle restaurant serving amazing dumplings and ramen

  • SILVER for Toki Underground


1260 West Ave Ocean City, NJ (609) 525-0767

12/18/2015 - East West Flavorfest
All year round restaurant serving great pizza's and comfort italian food

Mountain Shadows 

2223 W Colorado Ave Colorado Springs, CO (719) 633-2122

12/18/2015 - East West Flavorfest
Must try their extra large cinnamon buns or their Rocky Mountain roast beef

  • BRONZE for Mountain Shadows

Blue Eyed Crab 

170 Water St Plymouth, MA (508) 747-6776

12/04/2015 - Isle Talian
a unique joint dishing out a unique plantain sandwich and wings gone bananas


2802 W Colorado Ave Colorado Springs, CO (719) 471-8200

12/04/2015 - Isle Talian
a neighborhood Italian spot serving up outrageous arancini and real-deal veal

  • BRONZE for Paravicini's

Rasta Pasta 

405 N Tejon St Colorado Springs, CO (719) 481-6888

12/04/2015 - Isle Talian
Caribbean-pasta joint cooking up jerk chicken penne and a surprising curry vegetti dish

  • BRONZE for Rasta Pasta


225 N Nevada Ave Colorado Springs, CO (719) 231-6278

11/06/2015 - Piggin Out
a food truck serving their pork fusion on loaded platters and Colombian arepas


2015 E 24th St Minneapolis, MN (612) 721-6677

11/06/2015 - Piggin Out
an Asian place tucked away in a grocery store dishing out barbecued pork and pork belly ramen

Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub 

2716 East 38th Street Minneapolis, MN (612) 208-1450

11/06/2015 - Piggin Out
a smokehouse making killer wings and a hearty porchetta sandwich

  • BRONZE for Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub

Wrecking Bar Brewpub 

292 Moreland Ave NE Atlanta, GA (404) 221-2600

10/09/2015 - Finger Lickin Food
Brewpub in an old home serving cheddarwurst corn dogs along with a knockout pastrami sandwich

George and the Dragon 

813 W 50th St Minneapolis, MN (612) 208-1047

10/09/2015 - Finger Lickin Food
an English-Filipino mashup serving the bomb bahn mi and bacon onion dip.

  • BRONZE for George and the Dragon

Shuckers World Famous Raw Bar and Cafe 

91 Water St Ste A Woods Hole, MA (508) 540-3850

10/09/2015 - Finger Lickin Food
a seafood spot dishing out mussels and lobster-stuffed cod

Maria Empanada 

1298 S Broadway Denver, CO (303) 934-2221

09/25/2015 - By Hand and by Fork
the Argentinian joint stuffing the best beef empanadas and a veggie tarta specialty

  • BRONZE for Maria Empanada

Bayport BBQ 

328 Fifth Ave N Bayport, MN (651) 955-6337

09/25/2015 - By Hand and by Fork
Family run bbq restaurant serving great brisket and pulled pork

Parkside Market 

281 Main St Falmouth, MA (774) 763-2066

09/25/2015 - By Hand and by Fork
homestyle spot dishing out a righteous Tex-Mex breakfast and loaded chicken sandwich

General Muir 

1540 Avon Ave SW Atlanta, GA (678) 927-9131

09/18/2015 - Beef it Up
the Jewish deli putting out a fish specialty alongside killer pastrami hash

Driftwood Publick House 

39 Court St Plymouth, MA (508) 927-4060

09/18/2015 - Beef it Up
the funky cafe serving unique cheesesteak pretzels and a twist on traditional shepherd's pie.

Buster's on 28th 

4204 28th Ave. Minneapolis, MN (612) 729-0911

09/18/2015 - Beef it Up
the neighborhood gastropub serving up serious sandwiches piled with steak and braised beef

  • BRONZE for Buster's on 28th

The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen 

151 N College Ave Fort Collins, CO (970) 682-2235

09/11/2015 - Name That Kitchen
Chef from Over Easy in Arizona creating unique food with some great burgers and green chili pork stew

Pickle Jar Kitchen 

170 Main St Falmouth, MA (508) 540-6760

09/11/2015 - Name That Kitchen
quaint breakfast-lunch cafe putting out perfect pickle chips and a savory scone sandwich.

Dana's Kitchen 

881 Palmer Ave Falmouth, MA (508) 540-7900

09/11/2015 - Name That Kitchen
serving local soft shell crab and hearty kale soup.

Andale Taqueria Y Mercado 

7700 Nicollet Ave Richfield, MN (612) 259-8868

08/28/2015 - Homeland Favorites
the Mexican restaurant-market combo creating amazing tacos al pastor and carnitas tamales

  • BRONZE for Andale Taqueria Y Mercado

Axios Estiatorio 

3901 Tennyson Street Denver, CO (720) 328-2225

08/28/2015 - Homeland Favorites
Try the lamb ribs and a unique dessert specialties

Joy Cafe 

316 Pharr Rd NE Atlanta, GA (404) 816-0306

08/28/2015 - Homeland Favorites
Southern spot with amazing shrimp and grits, and some great biscuits and gravy

Fox Bros BBQ 

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

08/07/2015 - From Biscuits to Brisket
Amazing BBQ serving up homemade smoked brisket and pork. Try the Fox Burger which is actually brisket.

  • GOLD for Fox Bros BBQ

Buttermilk Kitchen 

4225 Roswell Rd Atlanta, GA (678) 732-3274

08/07/2015 - From Biscuits to Brisket
Local sourced ingredients making some amazing biscuits. Great spot for breakfast and lunch

Restaurant 415 

415 S Mason St Fort Collins, CO (970) 407-0415

08/07/2015 - From Biscuits to Brisket
Great local spot serving up unique pizzas using local ingredients

Folk Art 

465 N Highland Ave Ne Atlanta, GA (404) 537-4490

07/31/2015 - Tri Continent Cuisine
Hundred year old grocery store turned into a great local eatery. Try the meatball burger

Bijou's Little Curry Shop 

1441 26th Street Denver, CO

07/31/2015 - Tri Continent Cuisine
Awesome little place serving creative curry dishes

  • BRONZE for Bijou's Little Curry Shop

Cafe Brazil 

4408 Lowell Blvd Denver, CO (303) 480-1877

07/31/2015 - Tri Continent Cuisine
Brazilian place serving up create croquettes and seafood dishes

Osaka Japanese Bistro 

4205 W Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 876-4988

07/24/2015 - Taste of Asia
First Japanese place in Vegas serving some awesome sushi and udon

Fat Choy 

595 E Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 794-3464

07/24/2015 - Taste of Asia
Pork and an Asian spin on classic grilled cheese. Must try the pork belly bao

  • BRONZE for Fat Choy

Dae Gee Korean BBQ 

827 Colorado Blvd Denver, CO (303) 993-7293

07/24/2015 - Taste of Asia
Korean BBQ with an awesome all you can eat meat fest

  • BRONZE for Dae Gee Korean BBQ

Tubs Fine Chili 

4263 Overland Ave Culver City, CA (310) 559-8827

07/17/2015 - A Bowlful of Soul
Mom and pop shop firing up tasty turkey chili and dynamite dogs on cornbread buns

Crepe Expectations 

9500 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 150 Las Vegas, NV (702) 583-4939

07/17/2015 - A Bowlful of Soul
Serving their crepe specialties with everything from savory beef to sweet caramel apples

  • BRONZE for Crepe Expectations

Mert's Heart and Soul 

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

07/17/2015 - A Bowlful of Soul
low country favorites, like killer collard greens and standout shrimp and grits

  • SILVER for Mert's Heart and Soul

Little Jewel of New Orleans 

207 Ord St Los Angeles, CA (213) 620-0461

06/05/2015 - Intercontinental Flavorfest
the New Orleans-inspired joint cooking up Big Easy po boys and legit crawfish mac and cheese

Cha cha Chili 

4625 Valley Blvd Los Angeles, CA (850) 598-9090

06/05/2015 - Intercontinental Flavorfest
Korean-Mexican mashup serving up short rib tacos and spicy pork chimichangas

Intermezzo Pizzeria 

1427 E 10th St Charlotte, NC (704) 347-2626

06/05/2015 - Intercontinental Flavorfest
the Serbian pizza place dishing out European-style calzones and a stuffed cabbage specialty

Chichen Itza 

2501 W Sixth St Los Angeles, CA (213) 380-0051

05/29/2015 - Griddles and Vittles
the food court gem grilling up homemade chorizo and a Yucatan turkey special

Those Guys Pies 

2916 Lake East Dr Las Vegas, NV (702) 629-2626

05/29/2015 - Griddles and Vittles
Two Jersey transplants serving up traditional east coast pizza in vegas.

  • BRONZE for Those Guys Pies

Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen and Bar 

3535 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV (800) 351-7400

05/29/2015 - Griddles and Vittles

  • GOLD for Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen and Bar

Krazy Fish 

2501 Central Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 332-1004

05/22/2015 - Indulgent Dishes
Crazy seafood spot with great gumbo and mahi mahi

  • BRONZE for Krazy Fish


206 N Western Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 466-4860

05/22/2015 - Indulgent Dishes
Korean-German combo firing up drunken chicken and a killer burger

300 East 

300 East Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 332-6507

05/22/2015 - Indulgent Dishes
the mother-daughter team serving up savory lamb ragout and a decadent ice cream sandwich

  • BRONZE for 300 East

Pinky's Westside Grill 

1600 W Morehead St Charlotte, NC (704) 332-0402

05/01/2015 - Racing Through Charlotte
dynamite burgers and a unique spin on shrimp.

  • SILVER for Pinky's Westside Grill

Pit Road Bar and Grill 

2330 Tipton Dr #100 Charlotte, NC (980) 237-0291

05/01/2015 - Racing Through Charlotte
go-kart track serving revved-up sandwiches like steak with fig preserves and smoking hot chicken.

The Tin Kitchen 

525 N Tryon St Charlotte, NC (704) 750-0477

05/01/2015 - Racing Through Charlotte
funky food truck firing up tasty flavors like chana masala tacos and buffalo cauliflower sliders

Athena's Greek Cafe and Bakery 

2900 Calloway Dr Bakersfield, CA (661) 588-2324

04/24/2015 - To Bakersfield and Beyond
Greek place cooking up authentic specialties like cabbage dolmades and braised beef over pasta

Asian Experience 

215 Center St Taft, CA (661) 763-1815

04/24/2015 - To Bakersfield and Beyond
Asian place dishing out killer pad Thai and a favorite called tom yum

Pyrenees Cafe 

601 Sumner St Bakersfield, CA (661) 323-0053

04/24/2015 - To Bakersfield and Beyond
the landmark Basque spot serving a four-course meal including outrageous oxtail and garlic fried chicken

24th Street Cafe 

1415 24th St Bakersfield, CA (661) 323-8801

04/17/2015 - Sweet Savory and Saucy
the classic cafe dishing out meaty Texas chili and decadent pumpkin pancakes

Moo Creamery 

4885 Truxtun Ave B Bakersfield, CA (661) 861-1130

04/17/2015 - Sweet Savory and Saucy
the hidden gem piling up a peanut butter burger alongside all kinds of delicious desserts, like homemade bacon ice cream

  • BRONZE for Moo Creamery

La Santisima Gourmet Taco Shop 

1919 N 16th St Phoenix, AZ (602) 254-6330

04/17/2015 - Sweet Savory and Saucy
the gourmet taco spot mixing up a mean mole

  • BRONZE for La Santisima Gourmet Taco Shop


1514 Wall St Bakersfield, CA (661) 324-2557

03/13/2015 - Globe Tasting
serving up Latin-fusion favorites like basque lamb tacos and popcorn pork with a side of zing

Carluccio's Coal-Fired Pizza 

1200 New Rd Northfield, NJ (609) 641-4011

03/13/2015 - Globe Tasting
Italian restaurant serving all kinds of authentic specialties like grandma's pizza and homemade pappardelle pasta

Wild Thaiger Restaurant 

2631 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ (602) 241-8995

03/13/2015 - Globe Tasting
Thai joint dishing out off-the-hook dumplings and coconut Asian pork

  • BRONZE for Wild Thaiger Restaurant

KC's Steakhouse 

2515 F St Bakersfield, CA (661) 322-9911

03/06/2015 - From Atlantic to Pacific
the 75-year-old steakhouse firing up savory stuffed pork chops and legit lobster mac n cheese

Mama Roomba 

1814 Eye St Bakersfield, CA (661) 322-6262

03/06/2015 - From Atlantic to Pacific
the Latin-American fusion joint cranking out chicken and tri-tip with a south-of-the-border spin

Grilled Cheese Crab Cake Co 

55 W Laurel Dr Somers, NJ (609) 601-7533

03/06/2015 - From Atlantic to Pacific
the sandwich spot serving up all kinds of crazy combos, like a killer crab melt and the bomb pork belly reuben

Anchorage Tavern 

823 Bay Ave Somers Point, NJ (609) 926-1794

02/27/2015 - Roadtrippin
the local legend dishing out righteous crab-stuffed flounder and a legit spin on cannelloni

Sal's Gilbert Pizza 

1150 S Gilbert Rd # 106 Gilbert, AZ (480) 633-2226

02/27/2015 - Roadtrippin
the mom and pop pizza shop firing up pies topped with everything from baked ziti to chicken marsala

  • BRONZE for Sal's Gilbert Pizza

Salty's BBQ 

6801 White Ln Bakersfield, CA (661) 847-9955

02/27/2015 - Roadtrippin
some sunshine and down-home specialties, like tri tip and grilled chicken, worthy of a road trip


8880 E Via Linda Scottsdale, AZ (480) 614-1980

02/06/2015 - Arizona All Stars
the real deal Italian market making an authentic beef specialty straight from the mother country.

Paradise Valley Burger Company 

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

02/06/2015 - Arizona All Stars
the out-of-the-box burger joint serving up all kinds of crazy culinary creations

  • SILVER for Paradise Valley Burger Company

Tom's Thumb 

9393 E Bell Rd Scottsdale, AZ (480) 513-8186

02/06/2015 - Arizona All Stars
a pitstop at the funky gas station/barbecue cafe serving out the bomb brisket

  • BRONZE for Tom's Thumb

Fratelli Briganti 

Piazza Giorgini Florence, Italy

01/30/2015 - Fillin up in Florence
the 50-year-old landmark serving up their legendary spaghetti specialty and some crazy good chicken

La Cucina Del Garga 

Via San Zanobi, 33/r Florence, Italy 39055475286

01/30/2015 - Fillin up in Florence
the second generation spot reeling in the awards and cranking out all kinds of totally fresh pasta

Il Gusta Pizza 

Via Maggio 46r Florence, Italy

01/30/2015 - Fillin up in Florence
the popular pizza place sharing their Italian dough-making secrets and cooking up a legit salami-cheese calzone.


Via CARLO COLLODI 2 Collodi, Italy (057) 242-8631

01/23/2015 - Cruisin the Italian Countryside
legit spaghetti and outrageous lamb


Via Fratelli Giorgio e Luciano Guermani, 2, 51016 Montecatini-Terme PT Montecatini Terme, Italy

01/23/2015 - Cruisin the Italian Countryside
the hillside seafood spot serving up a squid ink specialty and a Mediterranean prawn-artichoke mashup


407 E 5th St Des Moines, IA (515) 556-0571

01/16/2015 - Fish Fries and Feed
the fusion joint making unique burritos alongside bulgogi masa fries

  • BRONZE for Tacopocalypse

Flying Mango 

4345 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA (515) 255-4111

01/16/2015 - Fish Fries and Feed
Southern spot cooking up all the classics, from ribs and red beans and rice to catfish cakes and collards

Kelsey and Kim's Southern Cafe 

1545 Pacific Ave Atlantic City, NJ (609) 344-2200

01/16/2015 - Fish Fries and Feed
the husband-wife duo dishing out soul food standouts like turkey chops and pig feet

George the Chili King 

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

12/12/2014 - Oldies But Goodies
the historic drive-in famous for their nearly century-old chili recipe

Ernest and Son Meat Market 

3305 W Brigantine Ave Brigantine, NJ (609) 266-1588

12/12/2014 - Oldies But Goodies
the old-school butcher shop cranking out righteous homemade sausage and real deal jerky

Oyster Creek Inn 

41 N. Oyster Creek Rd Leeds Point, NJ (609) 652-8565

12/12/2014 - Oldies But Goodies
the scenic seaside joint serving up fresh catch since the 1930s

Fisherman's Market 

830 W 7th Ave Eugene, OR (541) 484-2722

12/05/2014 - Fresh Fish and Funky Chicken
the seafood market serving up totally fresh caught Dungeness crab and a legit cajun crawfish pie

  • BRONZE for Fisherman's Market

Smokey D's 

601 Locust St Des Moines, IA (515) 245-3800

12/05/2014 - Fresh Fish and Funky Chicken
the trophy-winning barbecue joint smoking up all kinds of unique wings and dishing out an out-of-bounds apple dumpling dessert

  • BRONZE for Smokey D's

Mi Patria 

1410 22nd St Des Moines, IA (515) 222-2755

12/05/2014 - Fresh Fish and Funky Chicken
a real deal Equadorian spot cooking up authentic specialties like chicken with rice and pork with hominy

Patton's Restaurant 

1552 East Grand Avenue, Suite D Des Moines, IA (515) 265-2203

11/28/2014 - Chicken Chowfest
the Southern spot serving up legit fried chicken and decadent red velvet waffles

Swallow at the Hollow 

5921 York Rd Baltimore, MD (410) 532-7542

11/28/2014 - Chicken Chowfest
the local landmark dishing out wicked wings alongside a killer steak wrap

  • BRONZE for Swallow at the Hollow

Papa's Soul Food Kitchen 

850 Taylor St Eugene, OR (541) 342-7500

11/28/2014 - Chicken Chowfest
the soul food joint smoking the bomb barbecue bird and slinging their signature burger.

  • BRONZE for Papa's Soul Food Kitchen


5402 Harford Rd Baltimore, MD (410) 444-1497

11/21/2014 - All Baltimore All The Time
Farm to table spot with a great bacon wrapped meatloaf and Asian braised pork

Jimmy's Famous Seafood 

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

11/21/2014 - All Baltimore All The Time
Local legendary place making amazing crab and other seafood dishes.

  • SILVER for Jimmy's Famous Seafood

Johnny Rads 

2108 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD (443) 759-6464

11/21/2014 - All Baltimore All The Time
Unique pizza place serving up great risotto balls and amazing pies

  • BRONZE for Johnny Rads


1700 Thames St Baltimore, MD (410) 563-6600

11/14/2014 - Soup Centric
Unique Irish pub serving a unique corn beef and cabbage and a great seafood gumbo

Soup Nation 

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

11/14/2014 - Soup Centric
Over 80 different types of soups with a great variety.

Pho Lang Thang 

114 W Elder St Cincinnati, OH (513) 376-9177

11/14/2014 - Soup Centric
Vietnamese foods like pho and bahn mi

  • BRONZE for Pho Lang Thang

The Brickhouse Cafe 

13458 Reynolds St Cable, WI (715) 798-5432

11/07/2014 - Meat in the Middle
Variety of comfort foods like their expresso bbq pulled pork

Grano Pasta Bar 

1031 W 36th St Baltimore, MD (443) 869-3429

11/07/2014 - Meat in the Middle
Awesome small pasta joint with homemade pasta and awesome ravioli

The Sandwich League 

1845 W 11th Ave Eugene, OR (541) 653-9591

11/07/2014 - Meat in the Middle
Amazing sandwich truck making a pork on pork sandwich.

Delta Diner 

14385 County Highway H Delta, WI (715) 372-6666

10/31/2014 - Old School Joints
Retro Diner making amazing red-eye gravy and unique pancakes

Gannucci's Italian Market 

301 N Central Ave Duluth, MN (218) 624-2286

10/31/2014 - Old School Joints
Homemade lasagna and an amazing muffaletta.

Corn Bread Cafe 

1290 W 7th Ave Eugene, OR (541) 505-9175

10/31/2014 - Old School Joints
All vegan food making a tofu sammy and amazing frozen peanut butter pie


1212 Vine St Cincinatti, OH (513) 421-2020

10/10/2014 - One Street Wonders
funky pub where a husband/wife duo's dishing out all kinds of creative hot dogs

  • SILVER for Senate

Taste of Belgium 

1135 Vine St Cincinnati, OH (513) 381-4607

10/10/2014 - One Street Wonders
real deal Belgian spot cooking up legit waffles and beer cheese pretzels

  • SILVER for Taste of Belgium


1213 Vine St Cincinnati, OH (513) 579-0446

10/10/2014 - One Street Wonders
the Southwestern spot serving up short rib tacos and a killer chicken tort

  • BRONZE for Bakersfield

Kounty Quarthouse 

4119 S County Road K South Range, WI (715) 398-5582

10/03/2014 - Small Town Standouts
the roadside bar serving sandwiches stuffed with the bomb brisket and crispy pork belly

Lotus Cafe 

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

10/03/2014 - Small Town Standouts
the organic spot dishing out ethnic-inspired eats, like the Asian bison bowl and Thai curry soup

Junkyard Extreme Burgers and Brats 

95410 Highway 99 E Junction City, OR (541) 234-2128

10/03/2014 - Small Town Standouts
the farmland favorite firing up a monster burger and a unique twist on pizza

Casa Razdora 

115 Water St Boston, MA (617) 338-6700

09/26/2014 - Worldwide Flavorfest
the lunch-only spot serving a full plate of authentic Italian, like porcini cascioni and rosettes

Island Frydays 

2826 Vine Street Cincinnati, OH (513) 498-0680

09/26/2014 - Worldwide Flavorfest
the Jamaican joint firing up their trademark jerk chicken and spicy snapper.

  • BRONZE for Island Frydays

Pak's Green Corner 

4131 Grand Ave Duluth, MN (218) 624-9999

09/26/2014 - Worldwide Flavorfest
the flavorful border dweller dishing out a taste of Thailand with dishes like the Bangkok burrito and a killer lamb curry

Trina's Starlight Lounge 

3 Beacon St Somerville, MA (617) 576-0006

09/19/2014 - Cross Country Classics
the funky neighborhood joint cranking out Southern staples, like chicken and waffles and off-the-hook tots

  • BRONZE for Trina's Starlight Lounge

From Scratch Restaurant 

3626 The Barnyard Carmel, CA (831) 625-2448

09/19/2014 - Cross Country Classics
Guy is with Robert Irving checking out the cool cafe centered around scratch-made classics, like amped-up biscuits and gravy and brisket chili

Shorty's Pizza 

1015 Tower Ave Superior, WI (715) 718-0889

09/19/2014 - Cross Country Classics
the sports bar scoring with classics like house-cured meat pizza and a super special chicken sandwich

Cafe Genevieve 

135 E Broadway Ave Jackson, WY (307) 732-1910

09/12/2014 - Seriously Saucy
the century-old log cabin housing an eclectic menu of totally homemade standouts, like scratch-made ramen and pork ragu


33 Union St Boston, MA (617) 248-8835

09/12/2014 - Seriously Saucy
the neighborhood spot spicing up everything from lemongrass chicken to sloppy Joes with some killer specialty sauces

  • BRONZE for Saus

Melt Eclectic Cafe 

4165 Hamilton Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 681-6358

09/12/2014 - Seriously Saucy
the funky cafe putting their creative spin on barbecue chicken and vegan chili

  • BRONZE for Melt Eclectic Cafe

Lone Star Taco Bar 

477 Cambridge St Allston, MA (617) 782-8226

09/05/2014 - Roadtrippin in Beantown
authentic tex-mex food in beantown

Deep Ellum 

477 Cambridge St Allston, MA (617) 787-2337

09/05/2014 - Roadtrippin in Beantown
awesome gastropub serving amazing bar food and great drinks.

Cafe Polonia 

611 Dorchester Ave Boston, MA (617) 269-0110

09/05/2014 - Roadtrippin in Beantown
Authentic Polish restaurant serving traditional cuisine.

Nora's Fish Creek Inn 

5600 W Hwy 22 Wilson, WY (307) 733-8288

08/08/2014 - All Day Dining
the log cabin-turned restaurant cooking up a banana bread French toast mash-up and classic beef stroganoff.

Tavern on 2 

5110 E 2nd St Long Beach, CA (562) 856-4000

08/08/2014 - All Day Dining
pork belly with octopus and serving up slam dunk short ribs

The Wild Plum Cafe 

731 Munras Ave Ste B Monterey, CA (831) 646-3109

08/08/2014 - All Day Dining
neighborhood spot keeping it local and going scratch-made for dishes like apple pancakes and a three-pork porchetta

Picas Mexican Taqueria 

1160 Alpine Ln Ste 1A Jackson, WY (307) 734-4457

08/01/2014 - From Standards to Standouts
legit Mexican to the mountains, like savory chicken sopes and one of Guy's favorite dishes, posole

Pepe's Little Napoli Bistro Italiano 

Dolores Street Carmel, CA (831) 626-6335

08/01/2014 - From Standards to Standouts
Cooking Channel host G. Garvin is along for the ride at an authentic Italian joint dishin' out tri-color cannelloni and fresh seafood cioppino

The Factory Gastro Bar 

4020 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, CA (562) 595-4020

08/01/2014 - From Standards to Standouts
the artistic chef serving up signature veggie sammies and a spin on pig and grits

Cannery Row Brewing Company 

95 Prescott Avenue Monterey, CA (831) 643-2722

07/25/2014 - Old Standards New Styles
the brewhouse crankin' out big time bar food like parmesan pretzels and short rib grilled cheese

  • SILVER for Cannery Row Brewing Company

Pinky G's Pizzeria 

50 W Broadway Jackson, WY (307) 734-7465

07/25/2014 - Old Standards New Styles
the pizza joint slicing up mouthwatering pies topped with everything from pesto and chicken to spicy sausage and marinara

Starling Diner 

4114 E 3rd St Long Beach, CA (562) 433-2041

07/25/2014 - Old Standards New Styles
the old school diner with a new school chef, cooking up home-style favorites like pot roast and scones with a twist

Sidewinders Tavern 

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

07/18/2014 - Stuffed and Twisted
the ex-Marine bringing Americana to the small town with dishes like chicken pot pie and homemade soups and pretzels

Rosine's Restaurant 

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

07/18/2014 - Stuffed and Twisted
the second-generation Italian joint serving mom's time-tested recipes like meaty lasagna and real deal minestrone


59 E Springfield St Boston, MA (617) 247-8100

07/18/2014 - Stuffed and Twisted
the funky little sandwich shop pressing panini that satisfy both meat and veggie lovers

Rutts Hawaiian Cafe 

12114 W Washington Blvd Culver City, CA (626) 917-3200

07/11/2014 - California Cruisin
real deal Hawaiian food

Sabroso! Mexican Grill 

13129 Harbor Blvd Garden Grove, CA (714) 537-7080

07/11/2014 - California Cruisin
family-run Mexican joint serving up standout tamales and traditional beef chamorro

  • SILVER for Sabroso! Mexican Grill

Monterey Fish House 

2114 Del Monte Ave Monterey, CA (831) 373-4647

07/11/2014 - California Cruisin
the funky fish house grilling up fresh-caught oysters and a full-flavored pasta-seafood medley

  • BRONZE for Monterey Fish House

Fat Sal's 

972 Gayley Ave Los Angeles, CA (310) 208-5070

06/06/2014 - Righteous Bites
the East Coast buddies piling on a plateful of guilty pleasures like the Fat Jerry sammie, a smorgasbord of fried favorites from chicken fingers to mozzarella sticks to steak

  • SILVER for Fat Sal's

Loulou's Griddle in the Middle 

Wharf II Monterey, CA (831) 372-0568

06/06/2014 - Righteous Bites
the boat-to-table spot on the pier crankin' out all kinds of fresh fish like the abalone sliders and the seasonal crab feast.

The Alley Restaurant at Aiea Bowl 

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

06/06/2014 - Righteous Bites
the double-duty bowling alley/restaurant is keeping it funky with one of DDD's best-ever oxtail soups and the flavorful grilled turkey sandwich

  • BRONZE for The Alley Restaurant at Aiea Bowl


Orange County, CA

05/30/2014 - Grillin Chillin and Huli Huli Chicken
the anything-but-average taco truck grilling steaks for the drunken torta and deep frying green chicken chilaquiles

The Federal Food Drink and Provisions 

5132 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL (305) 758-9559

05/30/2014 - Grillin Chillin and Huli Huli Chicken
the husband/wife duo serving up classic Americana with a 21st century twist like the smoky fried chicken and Buffalo-style pig wings

Dean's Drive Inn 

45-773 Kamehameha Hwy Kaneohe, HI (808) 247-1300

05/23/2014 - Island Flavor
the tiny authentic Hawaiian drive-in where a world-class chef is crankin' out crazy fresh fish like pan-fried ono and signature ahi cakes

Uahi island Grill 

307 Uluniu St. Kailua, HI (808) 266-4646

05/23/2014 - Island Flavor
the tiny cafe serving up modern twists on Hawaiian classics like red curry fish and the super flavorful Mandarin duck confit. And on the windward side of the island


94-866 Moloalo St Ste D4A Waipahu, HI (808) 676-8005

05/23/2014 - Island Flavor
the family-run Filipino joint serving up scratch-made favorites straight outta mama's cookbook like the lechon special and pork adobo fried rice


224 S 1300 E Salt Lake City, UT (801) 581-0888

05/16/2014 - International Family Style
the Greek joint drawing inspiration from the family playbook and sourcing fresh ingredients straight from Greece for dishes like grilled octopus and righteous lamb tacos

Oh Mai 

6093 Highland Dr Holladay, UT (801) 277-9888

05/16/2014 - International Family Style
Vietnamese legendary recipes for authentic dishes like pho and bahn mi

Boots and Kimo's Homestyle Kitchen 

151 Hekili St Kailua, HI (808) 263-7929

05/16/2014 - International Family Style
Hawaiian favorites like Hawaiian-style kalbi ribs and mochiko chicken

Blue Collar 

6730 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL (305) 756-0366

05/09/2014 - Cross Country Comfort Food
the law student who switched out his suit for a chef coat is killing it with all kinds of comfort food like spicy oxtail and big ragu

  • BRONZE for Blue Collar

Sammy's Bistro 

1890 Bonanza Dr Park City, UT (435) 214-7570

05/09/2014 - Cross Country Comfort Food
the local boy serving low brow gourmet grub like the signature chivito club and chicken bowl with rice,

Silver Star Cafe 

1825 Three Kings Dr Park City, UT (435) 200-6995

05/09/2014 - Cross Country Comfort Food
Ski Lodge Restaurant - family owned serving flavorful favorites like pork osso buco, vegetarian mushroom stroganoff and crispy pork belly

Latin House Burger and Taco Bar 

9565 SW 72nd St Miami, FL (786) 564-5683

04/25/2014 - From Meatballs to Lollipops
Unique Burger and Taco Bar with a latin fusion. Chimi Burrito and Lobster Lollipops

Maxwells East Coast Eatery 

357 S Main St Salt Lake City, UT (801) 328-0304

04/25/2014 - From Meatballs to Lollipops
Home style authentic Italian food.

Tin Roof Grill 

9284 S 700 E Sandy, UT (801) 566-5226

04/25/2014 - From Meatballs to Lollipops
All homemade and scratch made food. Some favorites are white bean and steak pizza or canadian bacon croquettes.

Garbo's Grill 

603 Greene St Key West, FL (305) 304-3004

03/14/2014 - Kicking it in Key West
Amazing Korean style tacos

  • BRONZE for Garbo's Grill

Bad Boy Burrito 

1220 1/2 Simonton St Key West, FL (305) 292-2697

03/14/2014 - Kicking it in Key West
Serving authentic mexican food and of course amazing burritos.

  • BRONZE for Bad Boy Burrito

DJ's Clam Shack 

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

03/14/2014 - Kicking it in Key West
Northeastern and Southern fried fish and seafood, especially the clams

  • SILVER for DJ's Clam Shack

Ducks Eatery 

351 E 12th St New York, NY (212) 432-3825

03/07/2014 - Dynamite Duos
serving everything from goat necks to chicken wings


7382 SW 56th Avenue South Miami, FL (305) 663-3017

03/07/2014 - Dynamite Duos
Gourmet Southern Food like whole fried snapper and beer braised baby back ribs

Cafe Nooner 

409 Opera Aly Eureka, CA (707) 443-4663

03/07/2014 - Dynamite Duos
Mediterranean favorites

Sakaya Kitchen 

3401 N Miami Ave Miami Beach, FL (305) 576-8096

02/28/2014 - Keeping it Real
Asian fusion restaurant with a great duck sandwich

  • BRONZE for Sakaya Kitchen

Don Antonio 

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

02/28/2014 - Keeping it Real
authentic Neapolitan pizza

  • SILVER for Don Antonio

Bless My Soul Cafe 

29 5th St Eureka, CA (707) 443-1090

02/28/2014 - Keeping it Real
Creole Fusion Food. Shrimp and Crawfish etouffee

Bunker Vietnamese 

46-63 Metropolitan Ave. Ridgewood, NY (718) 386-4282

02/21/2014 - Big Time Bites
Authentic Vietnamese Food hidden away in a industrial park

Brindle Room 

277 E 10th St New York, NY (212) 529-9702

02/21/2014 - Big Time Bites
High End Burger along with other unique foods like beer battered pork belly

  • SILVER for Brindle Room

Brick and Fire 

1630 F St Eureka, CA (707) 268-8959

02/21/2014 - Big Time Bites
Their bestseller is the Mushroom Cobbler

Black Tree 

131 Orchard St New York, NY (212) 533-4684

02/14/2014 - All Things New York
Farm to table with great unique sandwiches

Queens Comfort 

4009 30th Ave Queens, NY (646) 597-8687

02/14/2014 - All Things New York
Unique foods and sandwiches. Chicken sandwich with bacon jam.

  • BRONZE for Queens Comfort

Pauls Live From New York 

604 F St Eureka, CA (707) 442-5800

02/14/2014 - All Things New York
New York style pizza in California


315 Main Ferndale, CA (707) 786-9000

02/07/2014 - Guys Hometown Tour
Guy's first kitchen job was here. Italian-American blend

Ferndale Meat Company 

376 Main St Ferndale, CA (707) 786-4501

02/07/2014 - Guys Hometown Tour
Local butcher shop making some great italian sausages.

Clendenen's Cider Works 

96 12th St Fortuna, CA (707) 725-2123

02/07/2014 - Guys Hometown Tour
Guy's favorite apple cider.

Loleta Cheese Factory 

252 Loleta Dr Loleta, CA (707) 733-5470

02/07/2014 - Guys Hometown Tour
Great local cheese factory

Humboldt Sweets 

399 Main St Ferndale, CA (707) 786-4683

02/07/2014 - Guys Hometown Tour
Making unique sweet's along with savory food.

55 South 

403 Main St Franklin, TN (615) 538-6001

12/30/2013 - Soup, Salad and Seafood
comfort food favorites like jambalaya, chargrilled oysters and the regional favorite hot chicken

  • BRONZE for 55 South

Pot Pie 

904 Westport Rd Kansas City, MO (816) 561-2702

12/30/2013 - Soup, Salad and Seafood
the real deal chef serving up his dressed-up version of comfort food with dishes like chicken pot pie and steamed mussels

  • BRONZE for Pot Pie

Phat Bites 

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

12/30/2013 - Soup, Salad and Seafood
all kinds of homemade soups, salads and sandwiches

  • BRONZE for Phat Bites

The Grilled Cheeserie 

Mobile Nashville, TN

12/23/2013 - Family Time
Unique versions of grilled cheese

  • SILVER for The Grilled Cheeserie

Cafe Nonna 

4427 Murphy Rd Nashville, TN (615) 463-0133

12/23/2013 - Family Time
a totally authentic Italian spot staying true to grandmas recipes with their namesake lasagna and lamb shanks

  • BRONZE for Cafe Nonna

Blue Koi 

1803 W 39th St Kansas City, MO (816) 561-5003

12/23/2013 - Family Time
dishes like chili pepper wontons and firebird chicken.

  • BRONZE for Blue Koi

Center Point Pit Barbecue 

1212 W Main St Hendersonville, TN (615) 824-9330

12/16/2013 - Tennessee Holiday Traditions
serves traditional shoulder pull and a holiday ham with a fiery finish

  • SILVER for Center Point Pit Barbecue

Mas Tacos por Favor 

732 McFerrin Ave Nashville, TN (615) 543-6271

12/16/2013 - Tennessee Holiday Traditions
Mexican tamales and unique quinoa sweet potato tacos

  • GOLD for Mas Tacos por Favor

Asi and Asado 

Carr. Transpeninsular Km. 3.8 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 01 624 105 9500

12/09/2013 - South of the Border
know to have the best tacos

Solomon's Landing 

Wyndham Hotel lobby Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 01 624 143 3050

12/09/2013 - South of the Border
stuffed fish with lobster sauce and a unique spin on French toast.


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

12/02/2013 - Pork, Pasta and Barbecue
the neighborhood favorite - with their scratch-made standouts like pork hash with black beans

  • SILVER for Succotash


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

12/02/2013 - Pork, Pasta and Barbecue
Homemade Italian Favorites - like seafood ravioli.

  • BRONZE for Cupini's

The Cube 

1520 Central Ave Se Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-0023

12/02/2013 - Pork, Pasta and Barbecue
southern pride joint situated on Route 66, serving up dishes from smoked barbecue chicken to specialty hot dogs.

  • BRONZE for The Cube

B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar B-Q  

1205 E 85th St Kansas City, MO (816) 822-7427

11/25/2013 - Comfort and Soul
barbecue and blues joint serving regional favorites like burnt ends and battered fries

  • SILVER for B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar B-Q

The Tin Shed Garden Cafe 

1438 NE Alberta St Portland, OR (503) 288-6966

11/25/2013 - Comfort and Soul
comfort foods like the artichoke sandwich and a curried lentil dish

  • BRONZE for The Tin Shed Garden Cafe

Nexus Brewery and Restaurant 

4730 Pan American East Fwy Ne Albuquerque, NM (505) 242-4100

11/25/2013 - Comfort and Soul
brewery is serving up soul food with a New Mexico twist, like southern fried chicken and crackling cornbread

  • BRONZE for Nexus Brewery and Restaurant

Danny Edwards BBQ 

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

11/18/2013 - All Kinds of Gobble Gobble
During thanksgiving, they serve smoked turkey. Also known for their brisket.

  • BRONZE for Danny Edwards BBQ

Golden Crown Panaderia 

1103 Mountain Rd NW Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-2424

11/18/2013 - All Kinds of Gobble Gobble
Family owned bakery, pumpkin empanadas, and their famous turkey bread

Back Street Bistro 

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

11/18/2013 - All Kinds of Gobble Gobble
traditional turkey wild rice soup and pumpkin pie


1609 Indian School Rd NW Albuquerque, NM (505) 261-0827

10/28/2013 - Sammies and Stew
the school lunch maven creating creative sammies like turkey avocado with green apple chile chutney and a totally unique Duke City reuben

  • BRONZE for Bocadillos

Jambo Cafe 

2010 Cerrillos Rd Santa Fe, NM (505) 473-1269

10/28/2013 - Sammies and Stew
The cafe with a native Kenyan in the kitchen serving up totally fresh fish, like island spiced banana leaf mahi mahi and a killer Caribbean goat stew.

Casa Chimayo 

409 W Water St Santa Fe, NM (505) 428-0391

10/21/2013 - Aces of Authenticity
the farm-raised Chimayan owner making traditional dishes like blue corn enchiladas with red chile sauce and chile en nogada

Torinos at Home 

7600 Jefferson St Ne Albuquerque, NM (505) 797-4491

10/21/2013 - Aces of Authenticity
the Italian joint with a native Frenchman at the helm, serving up totally fresh pastas like beef cheek manicotti and squid ink black pasta with calamari