Reviews

  • Taqueria El Rey

    Martinez, Georgia

    A splendid taste of Mexican food in a ho-hum shopping center, Taqueria El Rey does it all from scratch, and does it brilliantly. It’s also a butcher shop.

  • Johnny Ad’s

    Old Saybrook, Connecticut

    Johnny Ad’s offers fragile-crusted clams, shrimp, scallops, calamari & soft-shell crab either on a plate with fries and slaw or in a toasted buttered bun.

  • Thomas’ Promises

    Aiken, South Carolina

    Homespun soul-food meat-and-two meals make Thomas’ Promises a grand Sunday supper destination. Secret-recipe mac & cheese is a must.

  • Charcoal Inn

    Sheboygan, Wisconsin

    The famous Sheboygan, Wisconsin brat(wurst) is best at the Charcoal Inn, where sandwiches ooze a delectable blend of fire-cooked meat juice & melted butter.

  • Alethea’s

    Williamsville, New York

    Buffalo’s best chocolatier, Alethea’s also is a great ice cream parlor with an array of homemade toppings, fresh whipped cream, and crisp nuts to top sundaes.

  • Horace & Dickie’s

    Washington, District of Columbia

    Expertly fried seafood stars on soul food menu that includes southern-style vegetables, banana pudding & sweet potato pie. Horace & Dickie’s is a DC best!

  • Owl Bar

    San Antonio, New Mexico

    Gnarled patties of beef are covered with chopped hot green chilies and melty cheese: the Owl Bar’s green chile cheeseburger is one of New Mexico’s best.

  • Purple Hull Market

    North Augusta, South Carolina

    Plate-lunch cafeteria, produce stand, weekend steak destination & casual cafe for a shrimp basket or pork chop sandwich, the Purple Hull is true country.

  • Sebastian’s Café

    Ragged Point, California

    Sandwich shop and wine-tasting room, Sebastian’s is a bustling lunch spot on Highway 1 along California’s Central Coast.