Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Dynamite Desserts"


"Dynamite Desserts"

  (11 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 25, 2016 
Aired on: December 25, 2016 
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Cornbread Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cornbread Cafe [CLOSED]See Cornbread Cafe Video ($$)
(1054 ratings)

1290 W 7th Ave Map It!
Eugene, OR 97402
(541) 505-9175
  • Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
    entirely vegan; like a frozen peanut butter cup cheesecake
  • Eugenewich
    signature sandwich; baked sliced tofu, double-dredged, deep-fried; topped w/ Daiya tapioca cheese, homemade sauce, lettuce, tomato, carrot bacon & haystack fried onions; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1054 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 2011; started as food cart that led to a throwback 1950s-style cafe serving vegan comfort food; Other Recipes: Vegan Skillet Cornbread
Humboldt Sweets: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Humboldt Sweets [CLOSED] ($)
(88 ratings)

614 Main St Map It!
Ferndale, CA 95536
(707) 786-4683
  • Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
    large, nutty & gooey; looks good!
  • Ham & Cheddar Scone
    w/ green onions; seved w/ side of bacon gravy; looks good
4.5 out of 5
88 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 2012; family-run & owned; Other Recipes: Lemon Squares
South Side Soda Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
South Side Soda Shop ($$)
(153 ratings)

1122 S Main St Map It!
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 534-3790
  • Green River
    sundae float; it's green
  • Cheesesteak Sub
  • Chili
    won area cook-off 7 times; served w/ pasta in sundae glass topped w/ cheese and sour cream
4.5 out of 5
153 ratings
1950's retro soda shop/diner; local institution; Other Recipes: Mom's Meatloaf
3 Sisters Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
3 Sisters Cafe [CLOSED]See 3 Sisters Cafe Video ($$)
(410 ratings)

6223 N Guilford Ave Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 257-5556
  • Blueberry Goat Cheese Pie
    goat cheese, blueberry & basil filling; "that rocks!"-Guy Fieri
  • Lemon Corncakes
    served w/ lemon curd or berry sauce, a dollop of fresh cream & fresh seasonal berries
  • D'nai Pork Sandwich
    top seller; spin on ham-and-cheese; slow-roasted fresh ham w/ low country braised kale & pepper jack on a french roll; served w/ side of au jus; looks good
4.0 out of 5
410 ratings
[CLOSED]; waitress-marries-cook-and-buys-vegan-restaurant-and-add-meats-to-menu
Falafel's Drive-In: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Falafel's Drive-In ($)
(5239 ratings)

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd Map It!
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 294-7886
  • Banana Shake
  • Falafel Sandwich
    pita sandwich of falafel balls (chickpeas, parsley & white onion, ground, rolled & deep-fried); w/ lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, tahini & hot sauces; looks good
  • Kifta Kabab in a Pita
    grilled ground beef patty mixed with parsley, onions, and spices put in a pita with cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes and tahini sauce
4.0 out of 5
5239 ratings
est. 1966; authentic middle-Eastern cuisine, also serving burgers & milkshakes; long lines; Other Recipes: Tabouli
Hildebrandt's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hildebrandt'sSee Hildebrandt's Video ($$)
(258 ratings)

84 Hillside Ave Map It!
Williston Park, NY 11596
(516) 741-0608
  • Butter Pecan Ice Cream
    topped w/ homemade whipped cream and homemade butterscotch; looks good
  • Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
    w/ side of homemade marinara sauce
4.0 out of 5
258 ratings
Other Recipes: Pasta a la Mama
Leo's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Leo's BBQ ($$)
(252 ratings)

3631 N Kelly Ave Map It!
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 424-5367
  • Strawberry Banana Cake
  • Beef Brisket
    slow-cooked for 17-18 hrs
  • Spare Ribs
    smoked in hickory wood; looks good
4.0 out of 5
252 ratings
#31 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 1974; formerly a gas station; open kitchen; have 2 types of homemade BBQ sauce
Smokey D's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Smokey D's BBQSee Smokey D's BBQ Video ($$)
(481 ratings)

5055 NW 2nd St Map It!
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 243-2747
  • Apple Dumpling
    whole un-cored apple wrapped in dough & baked
  • Asian Smoked Wings
    cherrywood-smoked & deep-fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
481 ratings
opened in 2010; "winner of over 60 State BBQ Championships & over 700 local, regional & National BBQ Awards" (from its website); inside the "swine colosseum" (11,000 sq-ft)
Chef Point Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chef Point Cafe [CLOSED]See Chef Point Cafe Video ($$)
(1285 ratings)

5901 Watauga Rd Map It!
Watauga, TX 76148
(817) 656-0080
  • Bread Pudding
    made fresh daily & smothered in housemade hot cognac sauce; looks good
  • Duck a l'Orange
    called "Maple Leaf Duck" on menu; half duck slowly roasted, served over angel hair pasta & topped w/ housemade orange sauce; check for availability
3.5 out of 5
1285 ratings
[CLOSED]; fine dining restaurant located inside a gas station; tried to open restaurant, but bank wouldn't provide loan...so they got an easier-to-get loan for a gas station...and then opened the restaurant on the side; Other Recipes: Blackened Stuffed Pork Chops
Tin Roof Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tin Roof GrillSee Tin Roof Grill Video ($$)
(444 ratings)

9284 S 700th E Map It!
Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 566-5226
  • Rasberry Charlotte Cheesecake
    top seller; homemade pound cake as crust topped w/ 2 layers of cheese filling + cubed pound cake, white-chocolate ganache & raspberries; looks good
  • Croquettes
    deep-fried balls of cheese-potato-bechamel & housemade smoked Canadian bacon; served w/ spicy tomato sauce & garlic aioli for dipping; "I would say this is in the perfect realm of croquettes"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • White Bean & Steak Pizza
    hand-tossed pizza w/ white bean puree & homemade pesto, grilled steak, fresh basil, red onion & tomatoes; looks good
3.5 out of 5
444 ratings
opened in 2012; city bistro atmosphere located near Alta & Snowbird (ski resorts); most items are made in-house; Other Recipes: Pound Cake
Ritz Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ritz DinerSee Ritz Diner Video ($$)
(280 ratings)

72 E Mt Pleasant Ave Map It!
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 533-1213
  • Apple Pie
2.5 out of 5
280 ratings
many, many desserts

"Dynamite Desserts"

  (11 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 25, 2016 
Aired on: December 25, 2016