Reviews

  • Junction of Gowensville

    Landrum, South Carolina

    The Junction is an upstate South Carolina crossroads cafe renowned for its country-style buffet, which always features sublime, gnarled-crust fried chicken.

  • Joann’s Fine Foods

    Austin, Texas

    An American eatery with great Tex-Mex food and a diner personality, Joann’s is recommended for green chile enchiladas, biscuits, and squash-and-corn salad.

  • Cherry Hut

    Beulah, Michigan

    The Cherry Hut is a Michigan restaurant serving some of the best cherry pie anywhere– sweet and a little tart, with flaky crust that adds a savory note.

  • Magpies

    Knoxville, Tennessee

    Wedding cakes are the specialty, but for us travelers, Magpies’ cupcakes, cookies, and cheesecake slices are sweet-tooth Nirvana in Knoxville.

  • Josephine House

    Austin, Texas

    At Josephine House, details of food and decor all are impeccable. Highlight dishes include a Nutella morning bun and lemon ricotta pancakes.

  • Peter Luger

    Brooklyn, New York

    Peter Luger is an ancient (since 1887) neighborhood Brooklyn steak house that serves stupendous porterhouse. Is this America’s best steak? (Cash only)

  • Louis Original

    Knoxville, Tennessee

    Supple spaghetti noodles topped with thick, salty red sauce headline at Louis Original, Knoxville’s old-school Italian-American restaurant favorite.

  • Sawyer’s Farmhouse Breakfast

    Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    Sawyer’s Farmhouse Breakfast is a reliable, full-menu breakfast spot on Pigeon Forge’s bustling Parkway. Pancakes are a specialty.

  • Elvira’s Cafe

    Sevierville, Tennessee

    A big country restaurant with small town charm and a broad menu to make everyone happy, Elvira’s is a getaway in the beautiful rolling hills of East Tennessee.