Dine on exquisite North African cuisine in an exotic space decked out with ornate fabrics. Order the lamb shank that’s braised with traditional Moroccan spices and served with a shiitake mushroom sauce. Soak up the vibrant surroundings that are made even more magical by belly dancers swirling fire.
Fuel up on both eats and excitement at Lumberjack Feud. Watch competitors tear through timber with chainsaws, shimmy up a 60-foot pole and more while you chow down on dinner. A succulent half-chicken, red potatoes, corn and a buttermilk biscuit form a hearty meal fit for a lumberjack, of course.
This manly haven in the heart of Chicago offers men the chance to sweat out impurities in authentic Old World saunas, then indulge in Eastern European delicacies made from traditional family recipes. Popular items include the beef borscht and the chicken soup (which comes with a whole drumstick).
Far from a plain food truck, Company 77 is a giant red rig that delivers plenty of entertainment along with its pizza. The refurbished fire truck features a rooftop kitchen serving freshly made pies that range from the Veggie Garden to the Mac and Cheesy. Watch the chef work via the Pizzzmeistercam.
In the mood for a side of ghostly spirits with your soul food? Then swing by this intimate eatery that draws diners with its Southern Cajun Creole cuisine — and reported paranormal activity. Keep an eye out for apparitions while dining on delicacies like crawfish pie and Plantation Puppies.
Want to spice up your dinner with some action-packed excitement? Head to this replica of a 1920s speakeasy, where a cast of flappers, tap dancers and gangsters will entertain while you indulge in a three-course meal. Order Frankie’s Feast for two 7-ounce pork chops served with mushroom sauce.
Savor a feast for the senses at this theatrical restaurant housed inside a circus tent. Gaze upon contortionists, dancers and other performers while dining on a five-course meal. The show-inspired menu features tasty dishes, like Petite Kobe Beef served with an herbaceous New Zealand Lamb Shank.
Spice fanatics in need of a fix should try this spot’s XXX Wings, which are named for the three peppers used in the sauce: ghost, scorpion and habanero. Troy Johnson loved the spicy-sweet sauce, although he felt his tongue had been Tasered. Endure the heat and nab a spot on Jake’s Wall of Flame.
This eatery serves up spine-tingling thrills alongside its comfort food dishes with a twist. Dig into tasty eats like the Jekyll & Hyde Steakhouse Burger (it’s loaded with blue cheese, crispy bacon and a housemade steak sauce) while soaking up the spooky ambiance complete with creepy animatronics.
At Mai-Kai, the delicious cuisine and spectacular sights make for an extraordinary dining experience. Try the Peking duck cooked in an authentic Chinese wood-burning oven. Savor your meal while watching Polynesian dance performances, then stroll through the lush gardens dotted with waterfalls.
Indulge in bratwurst, beer and other German classics at this eatery situated in “Little Bavaria.” A popular dish is the fried chicken, which is lightly fried and served piping hot by wait staff wearing festive dirndl and lederhosen costumes. Complete your visit with a stop at the glockenspiel clock.
Fill up on authentic Greek eats at this festive, family-run restaurant. Try the pastitsio for a decadent pasta with meat and bechamel sauce, or the saganaki, pan-fried kasseri cheese that is drizzled with brandy and flambeed tableside. Live music, dancing and breaking of plates keep the party going.
Not only can you dine on alligator at this Everglades eatery, but you may just see a live one sauntering past. In addition to gator nuggets, you can feast on delicacies like frog's legs, crab cakes and Indian fry bread. Take a seat on the patio for some gator spotting, or head indoors for live music.
Visit this seaside spot for an unforgettable taste of Russia. A standout item is the crepes, which feature a decadent filling of moist chicken thighs, mushrooms, Marsala wine and a touch of heavy cream. Savor your meal while taking in the weekend show complete with Cossack dancers and acrobats.
No need to feel guilty about indulging in the savory delights at The Duce in Phoenix — there's a gym connected to the restaurant for getting back into shape afterward. So go ahead and feast on comfort food faves like Beer Can Chicken, S’mores Cheesecake and Mac & Cheese Muffins (they blew Guy away).