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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Crazy for Chicken"


"Crazy for Chicken"

  (10 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 18, 2014 
Aired on: April 18, 2014 
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Potpie: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
PotpieSee Potpie Video ($$)
(419 ratings)

904 Westport Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-2702
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    braised chicken, pulled & served in bowl, topped w/ veggie gravy, puff pastry & oven baked; looks good
4.5 out of 5
419 ratings
since 2003; down-home comfort joint
Rincon Criollo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rincon CriolloSee Rincon Criollo Video ($$)
(809 ratings)

40-09 Junction Blvd Map It!
Corona, NY 11368
(718) 639-8158
  • Arroz con Pollo
    paella-rice dish w/ chicken; made-to-order; one order serves 2 people; looks good
  • Ropa Vieja
    house favorite; shredded beef served w/ black beans & rice; looks good
4.5 out of 5
809 ratings
opened in 1976; in Queens, NY; traditional Authentic Cuban cooking set in a fun filled, family atmosphere
Tocabe American Indian Eatery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tocabe American Indian EaterySee Tocabe American Indian Eatery Video ($)
(878 ratings)

3536 W 44th Ave Map It!
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 524-8282
  • Chicken Indian Taco
    chopped marinated chicken thighs, black beans, lettuce, shredded cheese, hominy salsa, green chili, onions, tomatoes, sour cream all served on fry bread; looks good
  • Bison Ribs
    grilled, baked and re-grilled and topped w/ blueberry BBQ sauce; served on fry bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
878 ratings
opened in 2009; neighborhood favorite; only Native American restaurant in metro Denver specializing in contemporary American Indian cuisine in an atmosphere of American Indian cultural elements infused with a contemporary style
90 Miles Cuban Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
90 Miles Cuban CafeSee 90 Miles Cuban Cafe Video ($)
(782 ratings)

3101 N Clybourn Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 248-2822
  • Fricassee de Pollo
    seasoned chicken seared & boiled in tomato-potato-olive based sauce; served w/ yellow rice & sweet plantains; try eating rice, plantains & chicken together; looks good
  • Puerco Roast de Asado
    shredded roasted pork shoulder rubbed in prune-bacon-brown sugar-malta mix & finished on flattop w/ carmelized onions; served w/ black beans, white rice & plantains; looks good
4.0 out of 5
782 ratings
opened in 2008; husband-and-wife team; family left Cuba on a shrimp boat on June 13, 1980 to reach Key West only 90 Miles away
Glass Onion: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Glass OnionSee Glass Onion Video ($$)
(440 ratings)

1219 Savannah Hwy Map It!
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 225-1717
  • Crispy Chicken Leg
    cooked confit-style; served on mashed potatoes & collard greens & topped w/ sweet pepper relish; "that's dynamite!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Smoked Pork Loin Po' Boy
    sliced smoked pork loin w/ bread-and-butter pickle relish, tomatoes, lettuce & "creole-aise" spread (creole-mustard-mayo) served on Leidenheimer french bread
4.0 out of 5
440 ratings
"funky casual environment"; use local fresh ingredients
Opal Thai: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Opal ThaiSee Opal Thai Video ($$)
(512 ratings)

1030 Smith St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 381-8091
  • Glazed Garlic Chicken Wings
    classic Thai dish; fried wings tossed in pan of garlic, chili paste, veggie broth & light rice soy, palm nectar mix; topped w/ deep-fried basil leaves; looks good
  • Larb
    Thai salad made of ground pork; fish sauce, lime juice, palm nectar; red onion, cilantro, green onion, mint, roasted sweet rice & roasted chili; to eat, wrap in lettuce leaf; looks good
  • Pad Thai Shrimp
    top seller; w/ North Shore white shrimp; first try regular, then squeeze lime juice, then add chili flakes; looks good
  • Country Style Noodles
    chicken, shrimp, egg, fish sauce, chili, garlic, green onion & egg noodles; served w/ lime, shredded cabbage & carrots
  • Khao Soi
    traditional North Thai dish; soup w/ shrimp, egg noodles & pickled vegetables; base of curry paste, khao soi powder, coconut milk, vegetable broth, palm nectar & soy; topped w/ red & green onions, cilantro, crispy noodles & lime; looks good
4.0 out of 5
512 ratings
originally a food truck; moved from airing Haleiwa location to bigger location in Honolulu; Other Recipes: Thai Stir-Fry
Tortuga's Lie: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tortuga's LieSee Tortuga's Lie Video ($$)
(737 ratings)

3014 S Virginia Dare Trl Map It!
Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 441-7299
  • Jamaican 'Jerk' Chicken
    house favorite; leg & thigh grilled & basted w/ spicy jerk seasoning; served w/ warm pineapple chutney; looks good
  • Pork Antonio
    2 jerk rubbed pork chops finished w/ habenero yellow currant jam; served w/ starch & vegetable of the day
4.0 out of 5
737 ratings
est. 1989; voted #1 Seafood Dive (Coastal Living Magazine); "nestled among the dunes of the Outer Banks town of Nags Head, you'll find a delicious slice of the Caribbean" (from its website)
  • Fried Chicken
    chicken is fried and dipped in buffalo wing sauce; looks good
  • Whole Fried Chicken
4.0 out of 5
480 ratings
"if you live 300 miles within with joint, you should be getting yourself over here"-Guy Fieri
  • Triple Six Wings
    use ghost, Scotch bonnet & habanero peppers to make "death juice" (sauce); Guy was in (lots of) pain...ummm, I don't think so
  • Jerk Pork Tacos
    fan favorite; pulled pork smoked w/ Pimento wood imported from Jamaica mixed on grill w/ jerk sauce (w/ Scotch bonnet peppers...HOT), topped w/ grilled scallion aioli, shredded cabbage, pico, queso fresco & cilantro; looks good
3.5 out of 5
289 ratings
[CLOSED]; pirate paraphernalia-theme
Taco Taco Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Taco Taco CafeSee Taco Taco Cafe Video ($)
(549 ratings)

145 E Hildebrand Ave Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 822-9533
  • Puffy Taco
    chicken taco; shell is fried and airy-puffy (not like the regular hard-shelled or tortilla); "taco on steroids"; looks good
  • Taco De Lengua
    beef tongue taco; looks interesting
2.5 out of 5
549 ratings
"best tacos in America (2001-2010)"-Bon Appetit

"Crazy for Chicken"

  (10 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 18, 2014 
Aired on: April 18, 2014