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  • Dark Truffle Cake
    covered in dark chocolate ganache & garnished w/ dark chocolate ribbons & cocoa powder; batter contains mayonnaise
5.0 out of 5
147 ratings
est 2011; scratch-made sweets from family recipes
  • Fried Chicken
    brine for 24-36 hours to make it "uber juicy"; secret is double dipped; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Melissa D'Arabian; looks good
4.5 out of 5
826 ratings
Cappy's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cappy's Restaurant ($$)
(508 ratings)

5011 Broadway St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 828-9669
www.cappysrestaurant.com
  • Mustang Chicken
    horseradish crust, mustang sauce, mashed potatoes, chef vegetables; "so many layers of flavor!" -Pati Jinich
4.5 out of 5
508 ratings
est. 1977; brunch, lunch & dinner spot for casual/upscale American dining
la Barbecue: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
la Barbecue ($$)
(2542 ratings)

2027 E Cesar Chavez St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 605-9696
labarbecue.com
  • Beef Brisket
4.5 out of 5
2542 ratings
formerly JMueller BBQ at airing; one of Danielle's personal favorites; long lines (sells out quickly); live music on Saturdays & Sundays; had to shut down temporarily in 2006...sold smokers to competitor Aaron Franklin...now a heated competitor; long lines
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On Wheels"
  • "Barbacado"
    half avocado, stuffed w/ smoked barbacoa & topped w/ diced white onion, jalapeƱo salsa, queso fresco & cilantro
4.5 out of 5
160 ratings
est. 2017; inventive barbecue food truck & catering service featuring locally sourced meats; "new school barbecue" (from its website)
Odd Duck: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Odd DuckSee Odd Duck Video ($$$)
(1828 ratings)

1201 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
oddduckaustin.com
  • Pork Belly Slider
    pork belly brined overnight, spiced and let sit for 12 hours, then charred and grilled; prepared in mini buns w/ mayo, tomato, arugula and a speared pickle; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1828 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
  • Royale w/ Cheese
    beef burger on house bun w/ cheddar, bacon & fried egg
4.5 out of 5
273 ratings
opened in 2010; fine dining establishment serving locally sourced American fare, prepared w/ no motorized machines
Suerte: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Suerte ($$$)
(620 ratings)

1800 E 6th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 953-0092
www.suerteatx.com
  • Suadero Tacos
    confit beef brisket cooked in fat for 5 hours then grilled, coated in "black magic" oil & pica-pica sauce; served on handmade tortillas w/ avocado crudo, cilantro & onion; looks good
4.5 out of 5
620 ratings
opened in 2018; locally sourced traditional Mexican cuisine
Abacus: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Abacus [CLOSED]See Abacus Video ($$$$)
(542 ratings)

4511 McKinney Ave Map It!
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 559-3111
www.kentrathbun.com/abacu...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Lobster Scallion "Shooters"
4.0 out of 5
542 ratings
[CLOSED]
  • Gateway of India Pizza
    thin crust pizza w/ Tandoori chicken, crab meat, artichoke hearts, cilatro, mozzarella, provolone & cilantro-mint chutney; "this is the Mother Teresa of pizzas...it's that saintly good!"-Mo Rocca; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1119 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2009; Indian-Italian pizzeria that serves Italian cuisine graced with Indian herbs and spices
Cafe Pacific: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe PacificSee Cafe Pacific Video ($$$)
(205 ratings)

24 Highland Park Village Map It!
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 526-1170
www.cafepacificdallas.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Ice Creamy"
  • Pecan Ball
    vanilla ice cream, rolled in toasted pecans with fudge sauce topped w/ whipped cream and a delicate almond tuile; "decadence at it's best"-Kerry Vincent; looks good
4.0 out of 5
205 ratings
Dallas institution for over 30 years; casual elegance of dark mahogany, rich marble, etched glass and polished brass
Fearing's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fearing's RestaurantSee Fearing's Restaurant Video ($$$$)
(592 ratings)

2121 McKinney Ave Map It!
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-4848
www.fearingsrestaurant.co...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Road Trip"
  • Roasted Van Vooren Ranch Pheasant
    signature dish; sliced and served on corn puree & sauteed veges, topped w/ gravy and capped w/ pheasant tenders w/ honey mustard dressing; Emeril liked it so much, he ordered it twice in one sitting; looks good
4.0 out of 5
592 ratings
  • Nutella Crepe w/ Strawberries & Bananas
    served w/ chocolate sauce drizzle & powdered sugar; looks good
4.0 out of 5
334 ratings
[CLOSED]; in 1950s trailer w/ outdoor seating
Good 2 Go Taco: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Good 2 Go Taco [CLOSED]See Good 2 Go Taco Video ($)
(438 ratings)

1146 Peavy Rd Map It!
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 519-9110
good2gotaco.com
  • Paris Texas Tacos
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
438 ratings
[CLOSED]; at the Green Spot gas station; chef worked in 4-star restaurants
June's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
June's ($$)
(355 ratings)

1722 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 416-1722
junesallday.com
  • Matzo Ball Caldo
4.0 out of 5
355 ratings
est. 2016; neighborhood cafe, bistro & bar w/ a full menu plus pastries & happy hour
Kiki's Restaurant & Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kiki's Restaurant & BarSee Kiki's Restaurant & Bar Video ($)
(458 ratings)

2719 N Piedras St Map It!
El Paso, TX 79930
(915) 565-6713
www.kikisrestaurant.com
  • Beef Machaca
4.0 out of 5
458 ratings
Launderette: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Launderette ($$)
(1142 ratings)

2115 Holly St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 382-1599
launderetteaustin.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Kids' Menu"
  • Steak Frites
    wood smoked steak & french fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1142 ratings
opened in 2015; cafe inside a converted laundromat & gas station; serves gourmet new American fare
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Grilled"
  • Tomahawk Chop
    ribeye steak; looks good
4.0 out of 5
496 ratings
Original Ninfa's on Navigation: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Original Ninfa's on NavigationSee Original Ninfa's on Navigation Video ($$)
(1540 ratings)

2704 Navigation Blvd Map It!
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 228-1175
www.ninfas.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Old School"
  • Queso Flameado
    melted cheeses topped w/ homemade chorizo; server comes out w/ small cheese-chorizo mix in casserole dish and a side of tortillas and makes the queso flameado at your table
4.0 out of 5
1540 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); opened in 1973; supposedly served the first beef fajitas (according to its website); caution: there are 2 Ninfa's in Houston...this is the one highlighted on the show (and rated better)
Reef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ReefSee Reef Video ($$$)
(722 ratings)

2600 Travis St Map It!
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 526-8282
www.reefhouston.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Smoky"
  • Big Pork Chop
    Large double-boned pork chop brined for 24-hours; looks good
4.0 out of 5
722 ratings
Chef Bryan Caswell named James Beard Award Nominee Best Chef/Southwest 2010; Bryan Caswell also participated in "Next Iron Chef"
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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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Sour Duck Market ($$)
(292 ratings)

1814 E Martin Luther King Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 394-5776
www.sourduckmarket.com
  • Breakfast Sandwich
    goat chorizo verde sausage patty, tomato, pimento chorizo
4.0 out of 5
292 ratings
casual restaurant serving American fare made from locally-sourced ingredients; includes market & bar
Tumble 22 Chicken Joint: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tumble 22 Chicken Joint ($$)
(928 ratings)

7211 Burnet Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 520-1998
tumble22.com
  • "The O.G." Classic Hot Chicken Sandwich
    all natural breast topped w/ coleslaw, bread & butter pickles & house mayo; "meaty, spicy, flavorful, filling!" -Ali Khan
4.0 out of 5
928 ratings
opened in 2018; menu highlights "all natural Texas chicken" w/ signature spice blend & various house sauces
  • Pistachio Bacon Chicken Salad Sandwich
    croissant sandwich w/ house chicken salad; roast chicken, celery green apple, pistachios, red onion, red grapes, house aioli & bacon; served w/ tomato, lettuce & pepperoncini
4.0 out of 5
817 ratings
est. 2008 as a catering business; now offering full restaurant menu plus floral arrangements & gift baskets
Adolphus Hotel: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Adolphus HotelSee Adolphus Hotel Video ($$$)
(404 ratings)

1321 Commerce Street Map It!
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 742-8200
www.hoteladolphus.com/din...
  • Afternoon Tea
    four courses: finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, and housemade truffles; Kerry's favorites are curried chicken on mini croissants and scones w/ jam & clotted cream; serve only on specific days and times that changes during peak season (generally Thur-Fri, 3-4:30 pm)...check website for exact days and times
3.5 out of 5
404 ratings
rating might be for hotel
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