Reviews

  • Pat’s Place

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    Pat’s is a Bardstown, Kentucky, cafe favored by locals as well as travelers on the Kentucky bourbon trail. Hamburgers are a specialty. Breakfast, too.

  • Roy’s Grille

    Lexington, South Carolina

    Although it is a minimalist gas-station cafe, Roy’s Grille offers scrupulously well-prepared breakfast and lunch, including exquisite shrimp and grits.

  • Billy’s One Stop

    Barbourville, Kentucky

    Locals and regular travelers along the Cumberland Gap Parkway stop at Billy’s for a $1 chili bun, lunch-counter eats, gas, and convenience-store needs.

  • Jerry’s Curb Service

    Beaver, Pennsylvania

    Car hops carry burgers and fries, chicken tenders, and deep-fried chipped ham to the car window. Jerry’s drive-in is fast and fun. Since 1947.

  • Jackie M’s and Son Cafe

    Augusta, Georgia

    Superior Philly cheese steaks are the signature of this family-run Augusta cafe. Must-eat dessert: Jackie M’s powerhouse red velvet cheesecake.

  • Big Bad Wolf BBQ

    London, Kentucky

    A BBQ truck that parks along Rt. 25 in London, Kentucky, from March to October, Big Bad Wolf offers fantastic ribs, pork, chicken, even praiseworthy catfish.

  • You and Me Coffee and Tea

    Corbin, Kentucky

    Corbin, Kentucky’s coffee house is a source for Counter Culture brewed coffee, pourover, & cold brew, and a sophisticated fried bologna breakfast sandwich.

  • Boone Tavern

    Berea, Kentucky

    Built in 1909 and affiliated with Berea College (which supplies much of the staff), the Boone Tavern serves great vintage hotel food with many modern twists.

  • Bar B Que Shack

    Hopkinsville, Kentucky

    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.