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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
154 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
931 ratings
Baton Creole: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Baton Creole ($$)
(233 ratings)

5500 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 986-3834
batoncreole.com
  • Jambalaya Baton
    "a bowl of classic jambalaya, deep fried on a stick!" (from its website); andouille sausage, rice w/ vegetables, tomatoes, garlic & herbs, drizzled w/ house Remoulade sauce & topped w/ edible flowers
4.5 out of 5
233 ratings
est. 2013; food trailer serving street food inspired by Cajun classics & Southern staples
Cappy's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cappy's Restaurant ($$)
(584 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
584 ratings
est. 1977; brunch, lunch & dinner spot for casual/upscale American dining
Churro Co: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Churro Co [CLOSED] ($)
(526 ratings)

1906 South 1st St Map It!
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 905-5267
  • The "Campfire" Churro
    tossed in graham cracker sugar, topped w/ Mexican chocolate sauce & whipped cream, served w/ torched marshmallows; looks good
4.5 out of 5
526 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2014; food trailer specializing in classic churros w/ a variety of toppings
Horseshoe Hill Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Horseshoe Hill Cafe [CLOSED] ($$)
(381 ratings)

204 W Exchange Ave Map It!
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 882-6405
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Big Cheese"
  • Dip & Chips
    loaded queso w/ taco meat, guacamole, sour cream & pico de gallo; looks good
4.5 out of 5
381 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2015; cowboy themed restaurant known for authentic Southern-style cooking
la Barbecue: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
la Barbecue ($$)
(2740 ratings)

2027 E Cesar Chavez St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 605-9696
labarbecue.com
  • Beef Brisket
4.5 out of 5
2740 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
206 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 ($$$)
(2014 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
2014 ratings
est. 2009; started in a trailer; formerly Odd Duck Farm To Trailer (at airing)...moved from 1219 S Lamar Blvd location
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Patrizi's ($$)
(862 ratings)

2307 Manor Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 522-4834
www.patrizis.com
  • Pomodoro w/ a Meatball
    beef & pork meatball w/ breadcrumbs, house red sauce, handmade pasta, garlic confit, butter, house farm cheese & basil; "truly done to the nines" -Ali Khan
4.5 out of 5
862 ratings
est. 1948; family run food truck serving scratch-made classic Italian food
Restaurant Gwendolyn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Restaurant Gwendolyn [CLOSED] ($$$$)
(285 ratings)

152 E Pecan St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 222-1849
  • Royale w/ Cheese
    beef burger on house bun w/ cheddar, bacon & fried egg
4.5 out of 5
285 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2010; fine dining establishment serving locally sourced American fare, prepared w/ no motorized machines
Suerte: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Suerte ($$$)
(803 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
803 ratings
opened in 2018; locally sourced traditional Mexican cuisine
Abacus: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Abacus [CLOSED]See Abacus Video ($$$$)
(558 ratings)

4511 McKinney Ave Map It!
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 559-3111
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Lobster Scallion "Shooters"
4.0 out of 5
558 ratings
[CLOSED]
Bombay Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bombay Pizza [CLOSED]See Bombay Pizza Video ($$)
(1135 ratings)

914 Main St Map It!
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 654-4444
  • 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
1135 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2009; Indian-Italian pizzeria that serves Italian cuisine graced with Indian herbs and spices
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Cafe PacificSee Cafe Pacific Video ($$$)
(243 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
243 ratings
Dallas institution for over 30 years; casual elegance of dark mahogany, rich marble, etched glass and polished brass
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Dai Due ($$)
(619 ratings)

2406 Manor Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 524-0688
www.daidue.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Mess Hall"
  • Cemita Ahogada
    house bun, beef chuck & broth, Oaxaca cheese, refried beans, radish, cabbage, cilantro & mayo; "deep, deep, savory flavors here" -Ali Khan
4.0 out of 5
619 ratings
est. 2006; locally sourced, farm-to-table chic restaurant & butcher shop
Fearing's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fearing's RestaurantSee Fearing's Restaurant Video ($$$$)
(632 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
632 ratings
Flip Happy Crepes: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Flip Happy Crepes [CLOSED]See Flip Happy Crepes Video ($)
(337 ratings)

400 Josephine St Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 552-9034
  • Nutella Crepe w/ Strawberries & Bananas
    served w/ chocolate sauce drizzle & powdered sugar; looks good
4.0 out of 5
337 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 ($)
(439 ratings)

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

509 Rio Grande Map It!
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 502-5119
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    chicken & vegetable filling inside a homemade crust; baked to order; veggie option available; looks good
4.0 out of 5
475 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2017; diner known for nostalgic & eclectic dishes & desserts
June's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
June's ($$)
(406 ratings)

1722 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 416-1722
junesallday.com
  • Matzo Ball Caldo
4.0 out of 5
406 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 ($)
(502 ratings)

2719 N Piedras St Map It!
El Paso, TX 79930
(915) 565-6713
www.kikisrestaurant.com
  • Beef Machaca
4.0 out of 5
502 ratings
Launderette: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Launderette ($$)
(1249 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
1249 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
536 ratings
Original Ninfa's on Navigation: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Original Ninfa's on NavigationSee Original Ninfa's on Navigation Video ($$)
(1699 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
1699 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)
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Texas

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