Friday, November 27, 2009

Best from the Road (DVSP06H)

Special Episode

Diners Drive-ins and Dives: Best from the Road - Original Airdate 11/27/09

Guy Fieri heads all over the country as we revisit some his favorites from the road: Including an old-school cafeteria in the south cranking out 3rd generation southern classics; The pizzeria in Chicago, breaking the local rules with thin crust pizzas; The 80 year old Baltimore legend doin’ dogs Coney Island style; and the Texas carwash/Laundromat servin’ up world class lamb burgers.

Matthews Cafeteria - website - map - video
from Where the Locals Go (DV0311)

The Cove - website - map - video
from Totally Unexpected (DV0406)

Wilson's Holy Smoke BBQ - website - map - video
from BBQ & More (DV0510)

The Original Vito & Nick's Pizzeria - website - map - video
from Something From Everywhere (DV0506)

G&A Restaurant - website - map - video
from Burgers and Dogs (DV0404)

Tommy's Joynt - website - map - video
from Long Time Legends (DV0505)

see also Best of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

Monday, November 23, 2009

Burgers, Steaks and Chops (DV0801H)

Season Eight, Episode One

Burgers, Steaks and Chops - Original Airdate 11/23/09

Guy Fieri rolls out for medium rare done right. In San Francisco, a dive bar cranking out high end, home made dishes like apricot relish on a double pork chop; In Cambridge, Massachusetts, a Harvard Square institution serving burgers piled high; And in Kemah, Texas, a meat market turned restaurant grilling up great house-cut steaks.

Video for T-Bone Tom's
For video from the Tee Off Bar & Grill, click here
For video from Bartley's Burger Cottage, click here

Tee Off Bar & Grill - website
3129 Clement St., San Francisco, CA 94121 - map
(415) 752-5439

Bartley's Burger Cottage - website
1246 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138 - map
(617) 354-6559

T-Bone Tom's Steakhouse - website
707 Hwy 146, Kemah, TX 77565 - map
(281) 334-2133

Recipes in this episode
Paul's Crafty Mac N Cheese with Pancetta - Tee Off Bar & Grill - Paul Groarke
Kevin Garnett Burger - Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage - Billy and Karen Bartley
T-Bone Tom's Choice Steak Marinade - T-Bone Tom's Steakhouse - Barry Terrell

Monday, November 16, 2009

Legacies (DV0713H)

Season Seven, Episode Thirteen

Legacies - Original Airdate 11/16/09

Guy Fieri checks out some longtime favorites. In Cleveland, Ohio, an Italian joint where the same family has been making pizza, meatballs and chicken parmesan for more than 50 years; In Buffalo, New York, a 50-year old diner where they're smoking their own bacon and making ham and red-eye gravy from scratch; And in Attleboro, Massachusetts, a local landmark since 1911, serving New England classics like French meat pie and Fisherman's stew.

Video for Morin's Hometown Bar & Grille
For video from Geraci's, click here
For video from the Lake Effect Diner, click here

Geraci's Restaurant - (no website)
2266 Warrensville Center Rd., Cleveland, OH 44118 - map
(216) 371-5643

Lake Effect Diner - website
3165 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214 - map
(716) 833-1952

Morin's Hometown Bar & Grille - website
16 S Main St., Attleboro, MA 02703 - map
(508) 222-9875

Recipes in this episode
Italian Fish - Lake Effect Diner - Erin Curtain
Chicken Marsala - Geraci's Restaurant - Fran Geraci
10-inch French Meat Pie - Morin's Hometown Bar & Grille - William J. Morin Jr

Guy Ate Here - Lake Effect Diner

Guy Ate Here - Geraci's - photo credit Clifford Pine

Monday, November 9, 2009

Diners Times Three (DV0712H)

Season Seven, Episode Twelve

Diners Times Three - Original Airdate 11/09/09

Guy Fieri hits nothing but diners on this trip. In Santa Cruz, California, where east coast diner meets Vietnamese cooking for everything from Reubens to spring rolls; In Peabody, Massachusetts, an old lunch car turned diner where the locals pile in for home made favorites like Boston Baked Beans; And in Norman, Oklahoma, a beloved local landmark serving award winning chili on everything from fries to burgers and hot dogs.

Video for the Little Depot Diner
For video from Santa Cruz Diner, click here
For video from The Diner, click here

Santa Cruz Diner - website
909 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 - map
(831) 426-7151

The Little Depot Diner - *closed* website
1 Railroad Ave., Peabody, MA 01961 - map
(978) 977-7775 - article on closure

The Diner - (no website)
213 E Main St., Norman, OK 73069 - map
(405) 329-6642

Recipes from this episode
Shrimp and Salmon Cakes - Santa Cruz Diner - Chip and Kim Kirchner
Mulligatawny Soup - The Little Depot Diner - Judy Miles
Southside Chili - The Diner - Mark Amspacher

Guy Ate Here - Santa Cruz Diner - photo credit Rob McCleland

Monday, November 2, 2009

Family Style (DV0711H)

Season Seven, Episode Eleven

Family Style - Original Airdate 11/02/09

Guy Fieri rolls in for real family cooking. In Providence, Rhode Island, an old family place where a couple of brothers are putting a spin on the family tradition, like stuffing Dad's ravioli with barbequed chicken. In Houston, Texas, a joint in a strip mall where a couple of guys from Bosnia are serving the classics their moms made them; And in Glendale, California, a joint where one family's making their own Cuban favorites, from pork to ceviche.

Video from Cafe Pita + Bosnian Restaurant
For video from Louis Restaurant, click here
For video from Mambo's Cafe, click here

Louis Restaurant - website - Facebook
286 Brook St., Providence, RI 02906 - map
(401) 861-5225

Cafe Pita + Bosnian Restaurant - website
10890 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042 - map
(713) 581-8261

Mambo's Cafe - website
1701 Victory Blvd., Glendale, CA 91201 - map
(818) 545-8613

Recipes in this episode:
Poached Apple -Tufahia - Cafe Pita - Omer Okanovic and Slobodan Mijic, co-owners
Pumpkin Pancakes - Louis Restaurant - John Gianfrancesco, co-owner
Tostones Rellenos - Mambos Cafe - Raul Gonzalez Jr.
Roast Pork - Mambos Cafe - Raul Gonzalez Jr.

Guy Ate Here - Mambo's Cafe - photo credit Rob McCleland

Guy Ate Here - Cafe Pita + Bosnian Restaurant