Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Pork Hall of Fame"


"Pork Hall of Fame"

  (9 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 26, 2014 
Aired on: December 26, 2014 
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Bar Gernika: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bar GernikaSee Bar Gernika Video ($$)
(321 ratings)

202 S Capitol Blvd Map It!
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 344-2175
  • Beef Tongue
    beef tongue served each Saturday from 11:30 am until they run out (usually by 1:00 pm); topped w/ tomato-based sauce; popular
  • Lamb Dip
    a favorite; thin slices of tender roasted leg of lamb on a fresh French roll with a light lamb sauce for dipping; looks good
  • Solomo Sandwich
    Marinated pork loin with pimientos and served on a freshly baked french roll; traditional Basque food
4.5 out of 5
321 ratings
Basque food
Union Woodshop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Union WoodshopSee Union Woodshop Video ($$)
(802 ratings)

18 S Main St Map It!
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 625-5660
  • "The Porker"
    house ground pork patty, house made MI maple bacon, house made link, pickled chilies, Woodshop cold smoked cheddar, South Carolina mayo
  • Maple Bourbon Sundae
    MI maple syrup and Jim Beam sauce over house made liquid nitrogen ice cream w/ house made Spanish peanuts
4.5 out of 5
802 ratings
est. 1995; rustic, casual serving comfort food; almost everything is homemade
  • Black Truffle Rollatini
    antipasta w/ truffle oil rolled in thin sheets of mozzarella; looks good
  • Pizza
    Melted leeks w/ cream, fontina, pulled prosciutto, carmelized onions, marinated olives, rosmary; looks good
  • Pork Love (Pizza)
    Napoletana pizza (thin crust); Tomato sauce, house-made Fior di Latte, salami, sausage, pancetta & speck; looks good
  • Burrata
    House-made mozzarella with a creamed and seasoned mozzarella topped w/ house-made pesto & basil oil; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1561 ratings
opened in 2007; one of an elite 32 restaurants in the U.S. to receive the prestigious certification from L'Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana for serving authentic Pizza Napoletana; pizza oven shipped from Naples, Italy; homemade mozzarella; rustic crust
Haus Murphy's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Haus Murphy's ($$)
(776 ratings)

5739 W Glendale Ave Map It!
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 939-2480
  • Paprika Schnitzel
    top seller; tender pork loin, breaded & sauteed to a golden brown; topped w/ onion & bacon-infused paprika sauce
  • Sauerbraten
    favorite; sweet & sour marinated beef; served w/ red cabbage & choice of Schwabische Spatzle or bread dumpling
4.0 out of 5
776 ratings
German restaurant w/ "good atmosphere, good people, good entertainment" ("Haus Band"...tuba & accordian players)
Maria's Taco Xpress: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Maria's Taco XpressSee Maria's Taco Xpress Video ($)
(611 ratings)

2529 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-0261
  • Tacos Al Pastor
    spiced and marinated pork; looks good
  • Picadillo Enchiladas
    picadillo is ground beef, onions, green bell peppers, garlic and tomatoes, stewed together and seasoned with cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves; looks good
4.0 out of 5
611 ratings
everything is homemade
North End Caffe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
North End CaffeSee North End Caffe Video ($$)
(842 ratings)

3421 Highland Ave Map It!
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 546-4782
  • Kahlua Pig Monte Cristo Egg Rolls
    looks good
  • Linguini Carbonara
    not on the regular menu; fresh-made pasta w/ cream sauce and panchetta; looks good
4.0 out of 5
842 ratings
chef went to Italy to learn how to cook
Oinkster: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
OinksterSee Oinkster Video ($$)
(3645 ratings)

2005 Colorado Blvd Map It!
Eagle Rock, CA 90041
(323) 255-6465
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
    pork brined w/ soy and honey for 2 days, then slowly roasted & smoked; served w/ red cabbage slaw, caramelized onions & Carolina BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Oinkster Pastrami
    two-week cured pastrami, rubbed & smoked w/ applewood; served w/ all the "Oinks" (gruyere cheese, caramelized onion & red cabbage slaw); looks good
4.0 out of 5
3645 ratings
a fast-casual favorite from acclaimed fine-dining chef Andre Guerrero; make their own ketchup
  • Pernil Arepas
    Venezuelan handmade corn cake fried or skillet roasted stuffed w. Venezuelan pork roast; looks good
  • Ceviche
  • Chicken Tamarillo Empanadas
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1050 ratings
serving Venezuelan beach food
  • Pho
    noodle soup; choice of beef or chicken (Guy had beef); looks good
  • Vietnamese Spring Roll
    hand-rolled & stuffed w/ shrimp, rice noodles, pork, lettuce & mint; not fried; served w/ peanut sauce; served 11a until gone
3.0 out of 5
1343 ratings
est. 1998; NJ-style & Vietnamese cuisine; mission is to provide good value, great "home-style" food and friendly service at reasonable prices; Other Recipes: Shrimp & Salmon Cakes

"Pork Hall of Fame"

  (9 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 26, 2014 
Aired on: December 26, 2014