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Anthonino's Taverna: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Anthonino's TavernaSee Anthonino's Taverna Video ($$)
(870 ratings)

2225 Macklind Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 773-4455
anthoninos.com
  • Toasted Ravioli
    made in-house; deep-fried & served w/ house marinara sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
870 ratings
opened in 2004; won awards: Best Italian Restaurant & Best Greek Restaurant; Other Recipes: Dolmas
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Blue Koi: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Blue KoiSee Blue Koi Video ($$)
(527 ratings)

1803 W 39th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-5003
www.bluekoi.net
  • Fire Bird (Chicken) Noodles
    boneless chicken sauteed w/ chili pepper, scallion & bamboo strips; also available w/ duck or tofu
  • Spicy Chili Pepper Wontons
    choice of meat or veggie...Guy got meat (of course) which is a mix of ground chicken, pork & shrimp; pan-fried-steamed & topped w/ pepper-vinegar-soy sauce mixture; looks good
4.5 out of 5
527 ratings
noodles and dumpling shop run by 2-sisters-and-brother spunky team; 2 locations in Kansas City; Other Recipes: Ants On a Tree
3
  • Marinated Flank Steak Sandwich
    marinaded for 2 days in mixture that includes garlic, red wine & coca-cola; seared, braised & pulled; w/ horseradish cream spread
  • Posole Verde
    Mexican green chili chicken soup; looks good
4.5 out of 5
497 ratings
specialize in breakfast & sandwiches; goal is to provide "an atmosphere that is comfortable and relaxed with fantastic service and an ever changing array of fresh, high quality and seasonal menu selections"
4
  • Cowboy Junkie Burrito
    mesquite pork, chorizo & serrano peppers rolled in a flour tortilla, fried; served on spanish rice & topped w/queso blanco, spicy bacon pinto beans, pico de gallo & cilantro; "You know what that's lacking? Nothing!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Korean Pork Tacos
    marinated pork loin & homemade kimchi in grilled tortillas on baja slaw; topped w/ ginger drizzle, cilantro & sesame seeds
4.5 out of 5
286 ratings
founded in 2013; fresh taco bar & catering serving "not so traditional" Tex-Mex cuisine
5
  • Flying Jacob
    fried Gravlox-style chicken quarter; served on a bed of rice w/ curry & banana chili cream, banana chips, peanuts, & bacon; looks good
  • Wild Mushroom Strudel
    puff pastry filled w/ a mushroom mix of Shiitake, button, cremini, oyster, & Portobello, onion, carrot, celery & fennel cooked down w/ goat cheese; served w/ Aquavit cream & Glogg reduction; "the concentration of flavor is through the roof" –Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
242 ratings
[CLOSED]; chef/owner Katie MacLean dreamt of serving her family's Scandinavian cuisine to the masses since she was 5 years old; serving Scandinavian comfort food
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Pigwich: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
PigwichSee Pigwich Video ($$)
(397 ratings)

20 E 5th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 200-1639
www.localpig.com/pigwich
  • Big Pig
    chicken patty topped w/ pulled pork & jalapeño pickles, ranch, pepperjack, 'Nduja all on an onion bun
  • Short-Rib Burger
    red wine braised short rib beef patty; served on a bun w/ tomato jam, aioli, mustard & iceberg lettuce
4.5 out of 5
397 ratings
since 2012; sandwich & butcher shop ("Local Pig"); locally sourced meats & gourmet sandwiches; guest appearance: Chiefs' head coach Andy Reid
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Potpie: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
PotpieSee Potpie Video ($$)
(418 ratings)

904 Westport Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-2702
www.kcpotpie.com
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    braised chicken, pulled & served in bowl, topped w/ veggie gravy, puff pastry & oven baked; looks good
4.5 out of 5
418 ratings
since 2003; down-home comfort joint
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Shaved Duck: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Shaved DuckSee Shaved Duck Video ($$)
(1666 ratings)

2900 Virginia Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 776-1407
www.theshavedduck.com
  • Slow Smoked Duck Breast
    smoked & then crisped on flat top, sliced & topped w/ a cherry juniper jam
  • Smothered Fries
    pulled rib meat (smoked in hickory & oak) over crispy, hand cut fries smothered in homemade cheese sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1666 ratings
opened in 2008; "barbecue, folk & soul...specialize in rustic American cuisine, slow smoked meats, flatbreads, gumbos & southern style sides and especially our tender and delicious St Louis BBQ" (from its website); Other Recipes: Cherry Juniper Jam
9
  • Dirty Rice
    it's a Jambalaya; looks good
  • Mexican-Style Fish
    tilapia w/ sliced banana & veggies & spices cooked in banana leaves
  • Mideast Plate
    prosciutto-wrapped cheese-stuffed dates w/ chorizo, hummus
4.5 out of 5
145 ratings
[CLOSED]; world-traveler making his favorites from his journeys; tiny joint that makes one or two items each day & something different everyday of the week...check website
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B.B.'s Lawnside BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
B.B.'s Lawnside BBQSee B.B.'s Lawnside BBQ Video ($$)
(333 ratings)

1205 E 85th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 822-7427
bbslawnsidebbq.com
  • Barbecue Sundae
    layered baked beans, coleslaw, 12-hr smoked pulled pork & dilled pickle spear w/ BBQ sauce served in pickled glass jar
  • Battered Fries
    long-cut wedge potatoes, dredged, floured & fried
  • Burnt Ends
    beef brisket; looks good
4.0 out of 5
333 ratings
combines two great Kansas City traditions -- Barbecue & Blues (live music); rustic, roadhouse setting; NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer made a guest appearance
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Brick: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Brick ($)
(331 ratings)

1727 McGee St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-1634
www.thebrickkcmo.com
  • Meatloaf Sandwich
    a top seller; meatloaf, pepper jack cheese, homemade spicy chipotle ketchup on wheatberry bread; looks good
  • Oklahoma Dog
    beer-battered deep fried hot dog wrapped in bacon served with onion and mustard
4.0 out of 5
331 ratings
owned since 1999; bar-like atmosphere; "elevated bar food"; stage for musical performances (bands, karaoke)
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Cupini's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cupini's ($$)
(354 ratings)

1809 Westport Rd Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-7662
www.cupinis.com
  • Chicken Prosciutto Tortellini
    homemade tortellini stuffed w/ chicken & prosciutto in a marinara & cream sauce; looks good
  • Lasagna
    layers of fresh pasta sheets, lean ground beef, ricotta, Parmesan cheese, marinara & white cream sauce; everything made from scratch; looks good
4.0 out of 5
354 ratings
opened in 2003; father-and-son Italian restaurant...father used to cook for President of Italy & in high-end hotel chains; "very passionate about pasta" (from its website)
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  • The Big "D" Sandwich
    a signature sandwich; brisket w/ onion rings & cheese in sandwich; looks good
  • Whole Smoked Turkey
    for Thanksgiving dinner; need to special order; smoked in hickory for 5 hrs at 265-degrees
4.0 out of 5
190 ratings
since 2007; w/ pink concrete pig mascot out on front; open Mon-Sat, 11-3; Other Recipes: Bread Pudding | Rancher Beans
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Dressel's Public House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dressel's Public HouseSee Dressel's Public House Video ($$)
(402 ratings)

419 N Euclid Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-1060
dresselspublichouse.com
  • Dressel's Pretzel
    served w/ rarebit (Welsh cheese sauce); looks good
  • Porchetta "Louie" Sandwich
    herb roasted pork, blanched rapini (broccoli rabe-like), peperoncini, provel served on toasted baguette; "that would be a Triple-D hall of fame sandwich...that is outstanding! Out of bounds! Off the hook! Shut the front door! Call a neighbor & get a ticket!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Truffled Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    American cheese, three cheese blend (provel, Gruyere & Swiss), truffle oil, thick brioche slices; comes w/ homemade creamy tomato bisque; looks good
4.0 out of 5
402 ratings
est.1980; former rock-and-roll bar turned into a pub..."a little trashy, a little classy"; "where food loves drink and life & art embrace" (from its website); Other Recipes: Roasted Porchetta
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Extra Virgin: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Extra VirginSee Extra Virgin Video ($$)
(418 ratings)

1900 Main St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-2205
www.extravirginkc.com
  • Braised Pork Jowls
    poached then braised & caramelized pork jowls w/ amatriciana sauce from in-house cured pork pancetta, tomato sauce, onions, garlic & herbs; topped w/ pecorino & chopped parsley
  • Duck Tongue Tacos
    seasoned duck tongue & neck meat cooked in hot sauce, onion, cilantro, garlic & achiote paste then shredded & caramelized w/ scallions & cilantro before filling a deep fried corn tortilla shell; topped w/ pickled onions & queso fresco
4.0 out of 5
418 ratings
est. 2008; this lively spot for inventive Mediterranean tapas puts a unique take on exotic cuisine; also has a full bar & streetside patio; chef/owner Michael Smith won James Beard Award (Best Chef in the Midwest, 1999)
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Grinders: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
GrindersSee Grinders Video ($$)
(618 ratings)

417 E 18th St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 472-5454
www.grinderspizza.com
  • Bengal Tiger Pizza
    a crowd favorite; inspired by the flavors of Northwest India; pizza w/ rich green sauce topped w/ tandori chicken, real crab meat, hearts of palm, cheese and cilantro
  • Chicken Paprikash
    cooked by George Detsios (self-proclaimed "Hungarian Delight") who comes once per week (on Monday's?) to cook Hungarian dishes; looks good
  • Famous Chili Bomb Pie (Pizza)
    cheese pizza w/ tots, chili-cheese, and scallions located in the center of the pie; looks good
4.0 out of 5
618 ratings
#101 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); formerly an auto parts store...eclectic atmosphere; owner/cook (and scupter) makes scuptures in back; "check your attitude at the door"
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  • Filipino Blue Crab Ceviche
    Filipino blue crab, chilis, black sesame, cilantro, palm sugar & atchara, served over sliced watermelon; eat w/ watermelon to balance sweet, salty & spicy; looks good
  • One Inch Punch
    drink made of pineapple juice, black currant juice, honey, sugar, coconut milk & fresh mint; served on ice; looks good
  • Veggie Pancit
    pan-fried homemade noodles w/ baby bok choy, carrots, onions, garlic & black sesame; Guy adds fish sauce & Sriracha sauce
4.0 out of 5
378 ratings
[CLOSED]; food truck serving Filipino-inspired cuisine w/ a focus on local, seasonal & fresh ingredients; everything made from scratch; check website to find daily truck location
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Iron Barley-High Hog Ridge: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Iron Barley-High Hog Ridge ($$)
(417 ratings)

3367 High Ridge Blvd Map It!
High Ridge, MO 63049
(636) 671-9911
www.ironbarley.com
  • Ballistic Elvis Sandwich
    sandwich w/ chunky peanut butter, strawberry jam, American cheese, sliced bananas & crushed red pepper
  • Oak Roasted Pork
    uses electric jigsaw to remove backbone
  • Schnitzel & Spaetzle
    spaetzle is a type of egg noodle w/ soft texture; looks good
  • Zarzeula
    Spanish seafood stew of fish, clams, shrimp, squid, and mussels
4.0 out of 5
417 ratings
"eating and drinking establishment pairing traditional yet unusual American cuisine with the finest locally-handcrafted brews"; moved from airing location (5510 Virginia Ave)
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Succotash: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
SuccotashSee Succotash Video ($$)
(794 ratings)

2601 Holmes St Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-2807
www.succotashkc.com
  • Pork Hash
    slow-roasted pork w/ potatoes; served w/ 2 sunny-side up eggs, cheddar, black beans, verde & a warm tortilla
4.0 out of 5
794 ratings
opened in 2009; eclectic, funky (fun) comfort joint; support local farmers & vendors; Other Recipes: Peachy Swedes w/ Ricotta Filling
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  • BBQ Spaghetti
    spaghetti tossed in homemade BBQ sauce w/ chunks of homemade pulled pork (that is smoked for 13 hrs); looks good
  • CajAsian Potstickers
    homemade dumplings filled w/ Andouille sausage, vegetables & Sambal chili sauce; Pan-seared then steamed & served w/ Creole soy dipping sauce; "New Orleans in a potsticker"
  • Red Beans & Rice
    meal-sized serving of plump red beans w/ chunks of ham hocks in a rich & spicy gravy served over white rice; looks good
3.5 out of 5
357 ratings
since 2006; Cajun, seafood & BBQ restaurant w/ "funky, eclectic...organized funk" (fun) New Orleans decor
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  • Brisket Sandwich
    top seller; smoked for 9-11 hours; looks good
  • Burnt Ends
    "in my top 3 (burnt ends)"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Turkey Sandwich
    smoked for 10-12 hours; looks good
3.5 out of 5
305 ratings
won over 400 awards
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  • "The Dead Texan"
    two Texas toast grilled cheese sandwiches with a 1/3 lb. burger, 1 egg, 2 slices of bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapenos, and peppercorn mayo in between
  • Suribachi Burger
    1/3 lb. burger patty grilled then tempura battered and fried, with Asian mustard, Sriracha Chili sauce, pepper jack cheese, wasabi coleslaw; looks good; #4 in Triple D's "Top 10 Burgers" (voted by viewers)
3.5 out of 5
107 ratings
[CLOSED]Other Recipes: Flying Monkey Chili
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Sweetie Pie's Soul Food: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sweetie Pie's Soul Food [CLOSED]See Sweetie Pie's Soul Food Video ($$)
(457 ratings)

4270 Manchester Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 371-0304
  • Mac & Cheese
    Velveeta & cheddar-based; looks good
  • Smothered Pork Steak
    pork chops seasoned, dredged, deep-fried & smothered in gravy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
457 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 1997; soul comfort food..."made w/ love"; owner/chef (Robbie Montgomery) was a background singer for Ike & Tina Turner
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Espinos Mexican Bar & Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Espinos Mexican Bar & GrillSee Espinos Mexican Bar & Grill Video ($$)
(229 ratings)

17409 Chesterfield Airport Rd Map It!
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 519-0044
espinosmexicanbargrill.co...
  • Puerco con Chile Verde
    marinated pork, braised & slowly cooked until tender in a fresh salsa verde consisting of tomatillos, green chiles & onions; served w/ fresh ensalada; looks good
3.0 out of 5
229 ratings
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Mama's 39th St Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mama's 39th St Diner [CLOSED]See Mama's 39th St Diner Video ($)
(56 ratings)

3906 Waddell Ave Map It!
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-7251
  • Burger
  • Corned Beef Hash
    "holy hash"; looks good
  • French Toast
    deep fried
3.0 out of 5
56 ratings
[CLOSED]
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Missouri

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