This Fort Lauderdale, Fla., diner, open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, has been serving up breakfast food since 1937. Try the famous Butch's Mess, a scramble with eight ingredients and a slice of chocolate cake, or the Fruita De Mar Omelet, which Rachael says "tastes like a gigantic crab cake."
Since 1957, The Continental Club been one of Houston's best bars for live music, or as they say, they're "the granddaddy of all music venues." When Rachael visited, she got her money's worth with a stellar Mexican Martini, no cover and fantastic music. So as Rachael says, "Is that a deal, or what?"
On Manhattan's Upper West Side, find "authentic" Mediterranean dishes and live entertainment every night of the week at this no-cover blues bar. Rachael called the baked vegetarian moussaka "fabulous" and promised "you won’t miss the meat at all."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Rachael Ray visits the Back Inn Cafe, Chattanooga, TN, serving up global cuisine overlooking the Tennessee River, on Food Network's $40 a Day.
Calling all Chicken-Fried Steak fans: Your prayers are answered at Threadgill's in Texas. This home-cookin', music-pumpin' joint upgrades the Southern delicacy with quality steak and a beautiful batter that turns golden. Threadgill's also does burgers, meatloaf, fried catfish — you name it.
On The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Alex hears a calling for Five Points' delectable Yukon Gold Potato Pizza. Come time for the weekend, it's all about brunch. Wake up with the Angry Skillet, a frittata of summer squash. Or stay sweet with tangy Brioche French Toast or Lemon Ricotta Pancakes.
Walk through the front door of this family-run joint and you’ll be standing right in the kitchen, where tasty hot tamales have been served up since 1941. Bite into one of these beauties to savor a meaty filling seasoned with garlic, onion and a secret blend of spices for just the right kick.
On Food Network's Road Tasted with the Neelys, Pat and Gina find Faidley's Seafood, serving award-winning Lump Crab Cake and seafood in Baltimore, MD.