Located on Beale Street where Memphis locals come to ''rock around the clock,'' the Rum Boogie Cafe offers delicious food, specialty cocktails and ''some of Memphis' best live blues.'' Rachael sipped her Blueberry Hill cocktail while she ''boogied down'' at the longest-running bar on Beale Street.
Originally, Veselka was a small candy store and newsstand, but now it is a full-fledged Ukrainian-American restaurant. Ted Allen loves the borscht for its meaty, sweet and tangy flavors. Served warm, the hearty beet soup has an assortment of vegetables bringing depth and body to the dish.
Bobby Flay heads to Good Enough to Eat on the Upper West Side of New York for the ultimate American comfort food, on Food Network's Boy Meets Grill.
When Bobby heard about A Salt & Battery's award-winning fish and chips, he immediately called for a throwdown. But chef Mat Arnfield had his British roots to guide him. Today they're using a sustainable Pollock with their classic light batter. Ultimately, these chips were the best catch of the day.
Located just off the Las Vegas strip, Bahama Breeze is a tropical-themed oasis that serves up affordable meals in huge portions. Check out the nightly entertainment, creative cocktails and late-night specials. Rachael recommends trying a mojito and the "absolutely fantastic" Seafood Paella.
Tucson's Mexican fare is as plentiful as it is authentic. Cafe Poca Cosa, or "little thing" in Spanish, is a festive restaurant with an award-winning menu and the ambiance of Mexico. The restaurant's modern, genuine dishes are best showcased in the Chef's Choice Plate, which includes three entrees.
The Ferry Building Marketplace houses the largest farmers' market in San Francisco, attracting thousands of visitors. When Giada was preparing for a picnic, she stopped by Cowgirl Creamery for salami and cheese, and she later checked out Acme Bread Company for fresh sourdough.
Located a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the Round Robin Bar has been serving DC socialites (and our Bobby) its refreshing mint julep since the days of Abraham Lincoln. Want another history lesson? Order from their extensive Scotch menu honoring the traditionally divided six regions of Scotland.
Old Town Mexican Cafe is known for using fresh ingredients and authentic recipes to make "mouthwatering traditional Mexican dishes." Slow cooking keeps the pork tender; legendary margaritas keep the bar scene vibrant. Thrilled with her carnitas and mango margarita, Rachael raved, "That's killer!"
Claiming to be America's oldest operating restaurant, Union Oyster serves old-fashioned Boston fare and seafood. Chef Bill Coyne gave Bobby tips on how to make the perfect Clam Chowder with the restaurant's 100-year-old recipe, which includes Ipswich clams, salt pork, potatoes and creamy roux.
When Rachael visited Miami on $40 a Day, one of her goals was to find delicious stone crab without going over budget — thankfully, she quickly discovered Captain Jim’s. When she tried the best-selling garlic crabs, she couldn’t stop raving about how sweet and succulent they were.
Rachael Ray drops by Willie Nelson's favorite spot In Maui, Charley's, serving fresh fish and Maui-grown beef burgers in an energetic environment, in Paia, HI on Food Network's $40 a Day.
A favorite of Santa Fe, N.M., locals since 1953, The Shed serves up classic New Mexican cuisine in a family-friendly atmosphere. Try an order of enchiladas or the salmon salad for dinner and make sure to save room for their housemade desserts. Rachael called their fresh lemon souffle "heaven."
If the decor doesn't evoke memories of yesteryear, maybe the signature Icebox Cake with whipped cream and chocolate wafer cookies will. Or, like Bobby on Boy Meets Grill, snag a vanilla cupcake after buying a pecan pie. Who could blame you? Billy's has become one of New York's sweetest sensations.