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Duff Goldman

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Angelo Brocato: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Angelo BrocatoSee Angelo Brocato Video ($$)
(632 ratings)

214 N Carrollton Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 486-0078
www.angelobrocatoicecream...
  • Stracciatella Gelato
    scratch-made custard base aged 24-48 hrs to thicken, then slow spun; imported chocolate is poured in to instantly harden & disperse; means "scattered & tattered" in Italian
4.5 out of 5
632 ratings
est 1905; family-owned ice cream parlor known for gelato & Italian desserts
B & H Dairy: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
B & H DairySee B & H Dairy Video ($)
(489 ratings)

127 2nd Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10003
(212) 505-8065
  • Blueberry Blintzes
    blueberry preserves wrapped in crepe-like skin, shaped into a roll and pan-fried and topped w/ blueberry pie filling
4.5 out of 5
489 ratings
Charleston Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Charleston RestaurantSee Charleston Restaurant Video ($$$$)
(538 ratings)

1000 Lancaster St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 332-7373
www.charlestonrestaurant....
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Appetizers"
  • Burgundy Snails
    snails imported from Burgundy; served on puff pastry
4.5 out of 5
538 ratings
Elsie's Plate & Pie: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Elsie's Plate & Pie ($$)
(561 ratings)

3145 Government St Map It!
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 636-5157
www.elsiespies.com
  • Seafood Pot Pie
    crawfish, shrimp & crab in a roasted red pepper cream, baked w/ a flaky crust; "incredibly crispy, super flaky crust!" -Duff Goldman
4.5 out of 5
561 ratings
est. 2017; specializes in sweet & savory pies plus Southern comfort fare
Howlin' Ray's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Howlin' Ray's ($$)
(6836 ratings)

727 N Broadway Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 935-8399
howlinrays.com
  • Hot Chicken
    whole Nashville hot chicken wings; served w/ pickles & bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
6836 ratings
est 2016; started as a food truck by Johnny Ray Zone; long lines
Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop ($$)
(3056 ratings)

820 Olowalu Village Rd Map It!
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 662-3600
www.leodas.com
  • Olowalu Lime Pie
    tart key lime pie w/ flakey crust; topped w/ whipped cream
4.5 out of 5
3056 ratings
counter-serve cafe featuring farm-fresh American eats & handmade baked goods
LUVI Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
LUVI Restaurant ($$)
(149 ratings)

5236 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 605-3340
www.luvirestaurant.com
  • Lion's Head Soup
    crab & pork meatball in house bone broth; served w/ baby bok choy heart, carrot & rice; topped w/ flying fish caviar
4.5 out of 5
149 ratings
est. 2018; homestyle Chinese & modern Japanese cuisines w/ a twist
McNally's Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(234 ratings)

8634 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-9736
www.mcnallys.com
  • "The Schmitter"
4.5 out of 5
234 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
Animal: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Animal ($$$)
(3353 ratings)

435 N Fairfax Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 782-9225
www.animalrestaurant.com
  • Pig Tails
    brined, cut up, deep-fried and tossed in hot sauce; "it's the chicken wing of the pig"-Michael Symon
  • Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar
4.0 out of 5
3353 ratings
opened in 2008; accolades include Food & Wine Best New Chefs of 2009, two James Beard nominations, Rising Star Chefs by Star Chefs and Wine List of the Year by GQ Magazine
Dorothy's Homemade Tamales: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dorothy's Homemade Tamales [CLOSED]See Dorothy's Homemade Tamales Video ($)
(32 ratings)

123 Frontage Rd Map It!
Fairplay, CO 80440
(719) 836-9120
  • Chicken Tamales
4.0 out of 5
32 ratings
[CLOSED]
Edmart Delicatessen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Edmart Delicatessen [CLOSED]See Edmart Delicatessen Video ($$)
(77 ratings)

1427 Reisterstown Rd Map It!
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 486-5558
www.edmartdeli.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "At a Deli"
  • Brisket
    add tiger sauce
4.0 out of 5
77 ratings
[CLOSED]
Farm Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Farm Cafe [CLOSED]See Farm Cafe Video ($$)
(613 ratings)

10 SE 7th Ave Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 736-3276
www.thefarmcafe.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Burgers"
  • Farmhouse Veggie Burger
    burger: eggplant, cheddar cheese, bread crumbs, green onions, parsley, garlic, black pepper; topped w/ carmelized onions, roasted red peppers, spicy brown mustard, baby greens on an artisan-style bun
4.0 out of 5
613 ratings
[CLOSED]
Fentons Creamery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fentons Creamery ($$)
(4768 ratings)

4226 Piedmont Ave Map It!
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 658-7000
www.fentonscreamery.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crazy Good"
  • Banana Special
    banana split
4.0 out of 5
4768 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); #4 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); founded in 1894 starting as delivering milk by horse-drawn wagon; ice cream made by hand
Figs by Todd English: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Figs by Todd EnglishSee Figs by Todd English Video ($$)
(809 ratings)

42 Charles St Map It!
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 742-3447
toddenglishfigs.com
  • Boston Bib & Mache Salad
    bibb lettuce & toasted walnuts; served w/ toasted walnut dressing & a shower of Maytag blue cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
809 ratings
est. 1993; serving a range of fare including pizza, salads, & pasta
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Chocolate Ice Cream Soda
  • Egyptienne Egg Shake
4.0 out of 5
2050 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); opened in 2004; ice cream parlor; vintage furniture & equipment and feel...like being in a time-warp
Gertrude's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Gertrude's ($$)
(397 ratings)

10 Art Museum Dr Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 889-3399
gertrudesbaltimore.com
  • Chincoteague Single-Fry Oysters
    cornmeal-crusted & lightly fried, remoulade, rosemary red potatoes, apple-fennel slaw
4.0 out of 5
397 ratings
located in the Baltimore Museum of Art; serves local farm-to-table Chesapeake inspired new American cuisine
ink.well: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ink.well [CLOSED] ($$$)
(125 ratings)

826 N La Cienega Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 358-9058
  • Dry Aged Beef Burger
    w/ beef bacon, burger sauce, cheese sauce
4.0 out of 5
125 ratings
[CLOSED]
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Ice Creamy"
  • Ice Cream Sandwich
    chunks of pistchio-chocolates in ice cream filling; "it's the best one you're going to find ever...best one in the country...probably the world!"-Duff Goldman; looks good
4.0 out of 5
82 ratings
Jacques Torres chocolate shop is next door
Kuba Kuba: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kuba KubaSee Kuba Kuba Video ($$)
(904 ratings)

1601 Park Ave Map It!
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-8817
kubakuba.info
  • Tres Leche Cake
    soaked in condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream; frosted w/ sweet meringue
4.0 out of 5
904 ratings
Cuban restaurant
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Grilled"
  • Tomahawk Chop
    ribeye steak; looks good
4.0 out of 5
496 ratings
Magic Castle: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Magic Castle ($$$)
(2421 ratings)

7001 Franklin Ave Map It!
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 851-3313
www.magiccastle.com
  • Academy Beef Wellington
    beef tenderloin, truffle liver pâté, wild mushroom & truffle duxelles, puff pastry, roasted garlic-whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables & homemade demi-glace
4.0 out of 5
2421 ratings
est. 1963; exclusive members-only club w/ live magic performances & fine dining
Morimoto: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Morimoto [CLOSED]See Morimoto Video ($$$$)
(3036 ratings)

88 10th Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-8883
www.morimotonyc.com
  • Toro Tartare
    raw tuna chopped w/ ingenious condiments like caviar
4.0 out of 5
3036 ratings
[CLOSED]
  • Lobster Roll
    on Cape Cod
4.0 out of 5
304 ratings
open seasonally (check website)
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Waffles and fried chicken
    recommend eating both together at same time; Duff adds hot sauce also
4.0 out of 5
4113 ratings
#2 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1975; celebrities who have eaten here: Snoop Dogg, CNN's Larry King & David Beckham; multiple locations
Salt Lick BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Salt Lick BBQSee Salt Lick BBQ Video ($$)
(4732 ratings)

18300 Fm 1826 Map It!
Driftwood, TX 78619
(512) 858-4959
www.saltlickbbq.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Bar-B-Que"
  • BBQ
  • BBQ Beef Ribs
    available only on Sunday afternoons; looks good
4.0 out of 5
4732 ratings
#7 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1967; institution BBQ restaurant; large open pit BBQ

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