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Amigo’s Deli

Amigo's Deli in Danbury, Connecticut is a short-order Latin-American diner & grocery store. Highlights: gorgeous rotisserie chicken; a super Cuban sandwich.
Danbury, CT

Arthur Bryant’s | Legendary BBQ At Its Best In Kansas City

Arthur Bryant's ribs, brisket, and burnt ends are legendary BBQ. His unique, gritty, red-orange sauce is in a class by itself.

Avery Brewing Co. Tap Room

Boulder, Colorado's Avery Brewing Co. Tap Room offers a menu for meat eaters and vegetarians that is every bit as good as the award-winning beers.
Boulder, CO

Bar B Que Shack

Christian County, Kentucky, BBQ at its finest includes hot-sauced mutton, pulled pork and ribs, burgoo and hot slaw on the side, peach cobbler for dessert.

BBQ Land

Santa Maria style BBQ is tri-tip beef grilled over red oak wood. It comes on grilled & buttered French bread with fresh salsa. Have ranch beans on the side.

Beacon Drive-In

The Beacon is a bustling South Carolina drive-in with instantaneous counter service as well as car hops. Have the pork-a-plenty plate with sweet, sweet tea.

Bear Creek Open Pit BBQ

Callaway, Maryland. Bear Creek's big open pit is the source of tender pork sold either hand-pulled into shreds or sliced into pieces soft as velvet.

Blue Canoe Cafe

Located in a grand old Main Street bank building, the Blue Canoe is a cheerful town cafe with good coffee an' pastries and locally-sourced meats & veggies.
Ridge Spring, SC

Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q

Bob Sykes is one of Birmingham, Alabama's most esteemed BBQ parlors (since 1957). Fabulous pork, but do save room for meringue-topped lemon pie.

Bohemian Cafe

** THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED ** "Dumplings and kraut today at Bohemian Cafe" is the jingle this vintage eatery uses to boast of its true Czech cuisine, served in a cheerful beer-hall environment by waitresses in dirndl skirts.
Omaha, NE

Bruce’s Bar and Grill | Square Meals & Cold Beer

A locals' favorite tavern on the old Augusta Road, Bruce's is known for big fresh burgers, house-made chips for loaded nachos, Sunday supper, and a full bar.

Bruddah Hutt’s BBQ Grill

In Hana proper, Bruddah’s is a semi-permanent truck serving real island BBQ specialties such as kalua pig alongside creative interpretations of Hawaiian snacks.
Hana, HI

Carlile’s Barbecue

Since 1945, Carlile's BBQ has served Birmingham big plates of smoky pork along with hand cut fries. Finish the meal with a cool slice of lemon ice box pie.
Birmingham, AL

Charlie Vergos Rendezvous

Charlie Vergos is famous for sauceless “dry ribs” blanketed with massive amounts of a paprika-colored spice mixture. A Memphis BBQ landmark!
Memphis, TN

Chef Eddie’s

Chef Eddie's is a superb soul-food destination in Orlando, serving three meals a day and great feasts for after church on Sunday.
Orlando, FL

Chef Point Bar & Restaurant

Gas station food par excellence, not typical convenience store fare! Specialties include chicken & waffles, $40+ steaks and bread pudding with hot cognac sauce.

Chris Madrid’s

Rightfully famous for its broad, juicy burgers, Chris Madrid's is a raucous San Antonio restaurant that welcomes families, business people and tourists.
San Antonio, TX

Country’s Barbecue

The first, original Country's serves BBQ with Brunswick stew, sweet potato souffle, and black-eyed peas. The pie list includes coconut cream, lemon, and goober.
Columbus, GA


Cutty's Roast Beef 1000 with fried shallots is the best Boston roast beef sandwich; Saturday's pork rabe has no peers.

Czech Stop

A bakery located just yards from Interstate 35 north of Waco, Texas, the Czech Stop is a good source of the locally-favored pastry known as a kolache.
West, TX

Defonte’s Sandwich Shop

Defonte's -- Brooklyn's oldest Italian deli -- makes what this reviewer considers the best sandwiches in New York City.

Delectable Delight

A hospitable hole-in-the-wall on Edgefield's town square, Delectable Delight offers sandwiches & hot meals prepared with expertise . *CLOSED*
Edgefield, SC

Demetri’s BBQ

Demetri's of Birmingham serves Alabama BBQ with a Greek accent. Get pork chopped or sliced, add slaw with Greek dressing, and finish with chocolate cream pie.

Dixie Bones BBQ

Chopped pork, meaty ribs, and all the fixins make Dixie Bones an alluring BBQ destination between Washington DC and Richmond.

Doe’s Eat Place | Best Steak and Delta Hot Tamales

Doe's is a historic backroom restaurant in the Mississippi Delta serving the best steak and Delta hot tamales at ramshackle kitchen tables.

Dong Thap Noodles

Dong Thap Noodles stands out among the abundant Vietnamese cuisine of Seattle for its generous vermicelli bowls and scrumptious bowls of phô.
Seattle, WA


Duckfat offers upscale versions of classic sandwiches, but the best dish at this Portland landmark is French fries: crispy, creamy and shamelessly addictive.

Dwyer’s Cafe

In Lafayette, Louisiana, Dwyer's is the place to go for Cajun-accented hot lunch as well as breakfast sweet potato hot cakes with cane syrup.
Lafayette, LA

El Siboney

El Siboney is an out-of-the-way restaurant serving Cuban lunch and early dinner, mostly to locals. A Key West, Florida, hidden gem!
Key West, FL


"FIG" is an acronym for Food Is Good. When you eat in this Charleston restaurant on Meeting Street, you cannot help but agree. It's stylish with southern flair.
Charleston, SC

Fire & Spice | Too Much Bacon? (Insert Irony Emoji)

Creative sandwiches, some with a Jamaican jerk twist, but also classics like BLTs with too much bacon, make Fire & Spice a South Carolina best bet. *CLOSED*

Fonda San Miguel

An opulently decorated classic, Fonda San Miguel has been a touchstone for Austin restaurants since 1975, serving food from the many regions of Mexico.
Austin, TX

Freeman’s Bar-B-Q

A third-generation BBQ serving superb South Carolina-style 'cue, Freeman's has ribs, chopped or sliced pork, and chicken -- all with wickedly flavorful sauce.

Gator’s BBQ

One of Jacksonville's best BBQ restaurants, Gator's smoke-cooks pork, ribs, brisket, chicken, & sausage. On the side: Brunswick stew, fried corn, fried squash.
Jacksonville, FL

Grey Market | Best Epicurean Diner in Savannah, GA

Lunch counter, neighborhood bodega: the Grey Market is an epicurean diner where a blue-collar menu is cooked with blue-ribbon savoir faire.
Savannah, GA


Havana is a Palm Beach, Florida sit-down restaurant serving great steak and seafood, but it also has a 24-hour walk-up window with superb Cuban sandwiches.

Hawaiian Style BBQ

Charcoal-grilled teriyaki chicken & beef are star attractions in Hawaiian meals that are vividly spiced, indulgently delicious. An Augusta, Georgia, treasure!
Augusta, GA

Helena’s Hawaiian Food

Helena's is the place to taste the genius of native Hawaiian cuisine: the interplay of earthy and oceanic flavors.
Honolulu, HI


Hicks' tamales pack a hard pepper kick. The Clarksdale landmark also has a full menu of ribs, rib tips, and chopped pork shoulder cooked over hickory.
Clarksdale, MS

Hitz BBQ

At a highway exit in Berea, Kentucky, Hitz doesn't look like a first-rate BBQ joint, but it is. Meats are expertly smoke-cooked; side dishes are extraordinary.

Honey From the Rock Cafe

Serving 4-star Dixie cafeteria fare with spiritual purpose, Augusta's Honey from the Rock is known for baked chicken, crisp corn fritters & homemade ice cream.
Augusta, GA

Hursey’s Bar-B-Q

The Burlington location of Hursey's BBQ has been around since 1960, serving classic North Carolina-style pork, plus ham and chicken and good sides.

Jackie Hite’s Bar-B-Que

Best South Carolina Midlands BBQ features whole hogs cooked over hickory coals and scrupulously hand-pulled into supreme succulence. * CLOSED *
Batesburg-Leesville, SC

Jiggs Smoke House

Jiggs is a Route 66 restaurant famous for BBQ and jerky. The smoked-meat BBQ sandwiches are some of Oklahoma's best.

Kamp Dog | The Crazy-Good Wiener of Connecticut

Making a crazy-good wiener and hearty hamburger in southeastern Connecticut, Kamp Dog also serves mighty breakfast and Frito pie.
New London, CT

Kau Kau BBQ

A best bet in Seattle's Chinatown for all familiar Cantonese dishes, Kau Kau is especially known for its succulent BBQ pork.
Seattle, WA

La Cantina

Fabulous steaks cooked outdoors in an 1800-degree oven are stars of a creative, fine-food menu in this unique restaurant deep in the Carolina countryside.

La Cocina

Sopapillas are hot and fresh at La Cocina just off I-25 in New Mexico. Note also the stacked enchiladas with green chile, beef, cheese, and a fried egg on top.

La Jalisiense | From-Scratch Mexican in North Augusta, SC

From-scratch Mexican meals from familiar fajitas & chile rellenos to menudo & pozole are made with skill and style at North Augusta's La Jalisiense.
North Augusta, SC

Les Halles

** THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED ** Les Halles is a true taste of New York, including quality provender, high prices, and a celebrity connection in the form of Anthony Bourdain, executive chef.
New York, NY

Liberal Club | Fall River Portuguese American Fare

Located in a vintage Fall River social club, the Liberal Club restaurant serves New England's Portuguese American fare, including seafood at its best.
Fall River, MA

Machine Shed

The theme of the Machine Shed restaurant is Iowa Farm Meals: local specialties from huge cinnamon rolls at breakfast to genuine Iowa pork chops and cream pies.

Marie’s BBQ House

A north Alabama destination in Heflin just off Interstate 20, Marie's serves some of the best smoke-cooked meats and a cornucopia of Dixie favorite side dishes.

Marination Ma Kai

Fusion cuisine, Pacific Northwest style. A goofy but terrific menu of Hawaiian, Korean and Asian foods. Think kim chee galore and Spam.
Seattle, WA

Mario’s Family Restaurant

Mario's Cuban fare is beautifully prepared and bountifully served. It's a reasonably-priced Homestead, Florida treasure.


Mastoris is a gigantic diner with a gigantic menu of gigantic portions of food. Have some New Jersey pork roll for breakfast. *CLOSED*

Mexicali Rose

Four star Mexican mole in Connecticut: a culinary oxymoron? Not at Mexicali Rose, a hole in the wall that will make your head spin with authentic recipes.
Newtown, CT

Mr. Perkins’ Family Restaurant

Mr. Perkins’ is a Milwaukee soul food restaurant serving baked chicken and dressing and some of the best mac and cheese anywhere.
Milwaukee, WI

New York Pizza Department

Pizza is one of those foods that nearly everyone enjoys. Kids love it, teenagers live on it, adults crave it – but while it is a food that is great at bringing people together, it just as easily can tear worlds apart. The “correct” combination of dough, sauce, cheese, and toppings is one of the … Continue reading New York Pizza Department

Noah’s Hof Brau

Noah's Hof Brau is an old-fashioned Modesto, California, sandwich carvery that has morphed into a Chinese-American cafeteria. BBQ pork is superb.

Nom Eez and Donut Crazy

As far as culinary mash-ups go, what could be better than wonderful Vietnamese dishes and over-the-top donuts in one Connecticut restaurant?

Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Nom Wah Tea Parlor, one of the oldest restaurants in New York City, also happens to be a dim sum mecca.
New York, NY

Nonna’s Italian Kitchen

Nonna's serves abundant portions of high-quality Italian-American food in a casual Main Street storefront restaurant in Edgefield, SC. * CLOSED *
Edgefield, SC

Old South Bar-B-Q

Old South BBQ in Smyrna, Georgia, is known for smoke-cooked pork, beef, chicken and ribs, as well as for an amazing barbecue salad.

Otto’s Sausage Kitchen

Otto's of Portland, Oregon, makes some of the best hot dogs and sausages in the West and cooks them outdoors on a sidewalk grill. Great deli sandwiches, too.
Portland, OR

Perry Foster’s BBQ

** THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED ** In this 365-days-a-year Augusta BBQ, lamb and beef are standout meats. Perry Foster's good sides include mac 'n' cheese and thick, porky baked beans.

Phuc Loc Food to Go

Quick, simple, and inexpensive, Phuc Loc is a cherished snack shop because its specialty is an American favorite, the egg roll. Genuine Vietnamese fare, as well.

Plaza Café

Santa Fe's oldest restaurant has a broad menu of diner fare, New Mexican food, and Greek specialties. Plaza's garlic-infused quesadilla is memorable.
Santa Fe, NM

Po Pigs Bo-B-Q

**THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED** Edisto Island, South Carolina: Serve yourself at Po Pigs' buffet, built around smoke-cooked pork. Also fried chicken and a vast array of vegetables.

Poke Lab

Located in downtown Monterey, California, The Poke Lab serves affordable, customizable sushi bowls with numerous sauces and toppings.

Polish Village Cafe

In what used to be a gentlemen's hotel, here is fine Polish food. Most customers are regulars, and conversations are as much in Polish as in English.

Pork Place

Pork Place serves exemplary regional BBQ chipped or sliced, as well as ribs & pit-grilled chicken. A true taste of Central Savannah River Area Georgia.

Porkchop & Co.

Star of the diverse, modern, three-meal-a-day menu at this Seattle hot spot is pork, especially wonderful as Porkchop Deluxxe and as Pork Belly Hash.
Seattle, WA

Primal Cuts

Bend, Oregon's Primal Cuts is an artisan butcher making thoughtful sandwiches from house-cured products. Get the “porkstrami.”
Bend, OR

Rancho de Chimayo | Authentic New Mexico | Romantic Dining

An authentic New Mexico dining experience, Rancho de Chimayo is a landmark for regional flavor & dreamy setting in mountain foothills.

Rib Truck

The Rib Truck is a mobile smoker that parks in the towns of northernmost Aroostook County in Maine and sells ribs and pulled pork, carry-away only.
Fort Kent, ME

Ridgewood Barbecue

Bluff City, Tennessee. Ridgewood’s BBQ is as good as it gets, sopped with tangy, dark-red, smoky sauce & accompanied by terrific dark-gold French fries.

Rodney Scott’s BBQ

Starting as a country-road BBQ parlor up in Hemingway, Rodney Scott's has become a smoke-house landmark on Charleston's Upper King Street. Quality remains high.
Charleston, SC

Salsa’s Gourmet Mexican Restaurant

Salsa’s serves great Salvadorean fare in Springfield, Massachusetts. Pupusas come hot, stuffed with ground pork, cheese, or meat.

Santangelo’s Cafe

Hoagies star at Santangelo's in Norristown, Pennsylvania. We love the breakfast hoagie with sausage, bacon, pork roll and eggs (plus, please, roasted peppers).

Sarapes Restaurante

Hungry for something more authentic than Taco Bell? Serapes Restaurante in Enfield, Connecticut, has the answer: homestyle Mexican cooking.

Sariñana’s Tamale Factory

Sariñana's, since 1939, serves old-school Mexican food that still tastes fresh and exciting today. Fine tacos, tamales, enchiladas; and fiery weekend menudo.

Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant

For authentic German food such as roast pork shank or wiener schnitzel with spaetzel and beer served by the stein, Schmankerl Stube is the place.


In Augusta's landmark BBQ theme restaurant, well-mannered BBQ is served by friendly waitresses in peasant garb. Sconyer's is huge, as are its portions.
Augusta, GA

Shaw’s Barbecue House

Shaw's serves eastern North Carolina BBQ: chopped pork with such side dishes as collard greens, boiled potatoes, candied yams, coleslaw, beans or cabbage.

Shin Ramen

Quality ramen, rice bowls, and sushi are prepared at Hollywood's Shin Ramen, which has a unique take on traditional Japanese fare.
Los Angeles, CA

Smokey Bear’s BBQ | Pig Paradise in Corbin, Kentucky

A happy-go-lucky BBQ parlor with a law-and-order theme, Smokey Bear's is a favorite among Corbin citizens, for whom it's pig paradise!

Smokey Pig Bar-B-Que | On the Kentucky BBQ Trail

Monroe County-style barbecue means pork shoulder, sliced and dipped in hot sauce, at Bowling Green's Smokey Pig -- a memorable stop on Kentucky's BBQ trail.


Snead's is a wood-paneled BBQ at the outskirts of Kansas City that makes superb meats of all kind: sliced pork, beef brisket, ribs, zesty burnt ends.

Soul Food Kitchen

At this best-bet soul food restaurant in Orlando, specialties include baked chicken, roast pork, and triple layer cakes.
Orlando, FL

Southern Pit

Ribs, pork, beef & chicken are all 1st-rate at Southern Pit in Griffin, Georgia. Sides: Brunswick stew, cole slaw, cracklin corn bread. Dessert: fruit cobbler.

Speed Queen

Speed Queen is Milwaukee’s best barbecue, serving pork, beef, and turkey cooked until ridiculously tender and served in a glaze of spicy sauce.
Milwaukee, WI

Stash Cafe

Stash's is a comfortable Polish bistro in Montreal with a traditional menu that ranges from beet borscht to wiener schnitzel to chocolate poppy seed cake.
Montréal, QC

Stewart’s Drive-In

Root beer delivers a perfect balance of spice, vanilla, carbonation, toastiness and sweetness at Stewart's Drive-In, which features eager car-hop service.


Svilar's is a vintage Wyoming supper club known for excellent cowboy steaks as well as fried chicken, Italian fare, and the spicy stuffed cabbage known as sarma.


A definitive South Carolina BBQ, Sweatman's is a weekend-only restaurant serving whole hog, buffet style. It's a southern classic!

Sweet T’s

Downhome cafeteria style southern fare makes Sweet T's a best-bet lunch destination between Atlanta & Augusta, Georgia. Glorious desserts!
Thomson, GA

T-Boy’s Slaughterhouse

T-Boy's is a butcher and grocery story offering full Cajun flavors, including superior boudin sausage, cracklins, & smoked pork of all kinds.


Culinary fusion of Japan and the American Southwest includes sushi rolls, flash-fried stuffed jalapenos, bento boxes and flank-steak tacos.
Aiken, SC

Tania’s 33

In a city of countless excellent Mexican restaurants, Tania's stands out for superb tortillas, expertly-crafted meats, and lots of vegetarian & vegan options.
Tucson, AZ

Tasty Chicken & Banh Mi

Tasty Chicken & Banh Mi is just that: Combine the two for a sandwich or enjoy them on their own. Also try a potent lemongrass beef sandwich.
Anaheim, CA

Tony Luke’s

Tony Luke's is one of Philadelphia's top sandwich shops, its cheese steak excellent, its roast pork sandwich sensational.
Philadelphia, PA

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