This trip Guy's heading out for some family cooking. In Minneapolis, a cafeteria/deli where the third generation's still cranking out the family's original, Eastern European sausage. In Kansas City, Mo., a soup 'n sandwich joint where a husband and wife are putting a twist on old favorites, like a red wine and cola marinated flank steak sandwich. And at a hot dog shack in West Virginia, two "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" enthusiasts make their 100th Triple D visit.
This trip Guy's pulling up for favorites the way they've always been done. In Kittery, Maine, a roadside shack serving the same fried clam recipe since 1956. In Washington, DC, a self-proclaimed dive that's been a go to burger spot on Capitol Hill since '47. And in Anaheim, California, a 45-year-old, third-generation, Italian joint doing sauces, pizzas and parmesans ... all from scratch.
This trip Guy's rolling out for some timeless traditions. In Cambridge, Mass., a Greek joint where two brothers are serving the same spit-roasted lamb they loved growing up. In Nashville, a Cajun joint doing a classic bayou crawfish boil with house smoked sausage. And in Silver Spring, Md., a 19th century post office turned restaurant cranking out American standards like corndogs and chicken 'n waffles.
This trip Guy's going where viewers sent him. In Lexington, Ky., a restored 1951 drive-in that's still serving the same double burger that made it famous. In Jacksonville, Fla., a diner in an old soda shop, scratch-making a menu that goes from meatloaf to stuffed French toast. And in Minneapolis, a breakfast joint celebrates 60 years as a neighborhood favorite.
This trip Guy checks out some serious scratch cooking. In Washington, DC, a soul food joint serving up chicken wings smothered in house made buffalo sauce. In Kansas City, Missouri, a live music spot cranking out a bacon-wrapped, beer-battered, deep-fried hot dog. And in Salem, Massachusetts, a seafood shack doing a lobster martini ... and yes, it comes with a claw.
This trip Guy's heading out for big flavor. In Hendersonville, Tenn., a Mediterranean place serving lamb with a traditional Syrian spiced tomato sauce. In Duluth, Minn., an all day cafe topping wild rice French toast with a beer and cinnamon syrup. And in Lexington, Ky., a Western Kentucky-style barbecue joint doing smoked turkey with their signature melon sauce.
This trip Guy's rolling in for scratch made done right. In East Boston, Mass., a second-generation Italian joint doing lobster ravioli with homemade pasta and fresh New England lobster. In Saint Paul, a burger joint stuffing double patties with everything from cheese to short ribs. And in Linden, N.J., the little diner that more than could.
This trip Guy's crossing the country for scratch cooking done right. In Philadelphia, a pub where they're deep-frying hand made empanadas loaded with a Philly favorite. In Spokane, a 1912 farmhouse turned restaurant throwing a spin on stuffed pork chops with goat cheese, pine nuts and sun dried tomatoes. And in Portland, Maine, an 80-year-old, waterfront joint where the lobster's boat-to-table fresh and served up on a house baked brioche.
This trip Guy's pulling in for a world of flavor. In Falls Church, Va., a South American joint attached to a motel where the Venezuelan sandwich comes loaded with shredded beef, black beans and cheese, or chicken salad. In Nashville, an Italian place where the chef and his wife compete to roll the thinnest fettuccini, then serve it up with home made vodka sauce. And in Sherman Oaks, Calif., some hard-core Triple-D fans show Guy their favorite spot for real deal German bratwurst.
This trip Guy's chasing down the holiday meal every which way. In Portland, Maine, a family-run joint where stuffed turkey and stuffed lobster are Thanksgiving traditions. In Cape May, N.J., a Greek restaurant where two brothers are serving up a classic Greek holiday lamb and their own take on roast turkey. And in New Orleans, a butcher shop turned restaurant doing a whole turkey stuffed with Louisiana oyster dressing.
This trip Guy's rolling out for all kinds of flavor. In Duluth, a local favorite where they're scratch baking banana cream pie and serving grass-fed, bison pot roast. In Arlington, Va., a diner home-cooking the classics from French toast to leg of lamb. And in Berkeley, Calif., a neighborhood cafe seasoning pork with coconut curry and making pie with apples and grapes.
This trip Guy's rolling out for a Triple-D take on chicken. In Belmar, N.J., a Mexican joint tossing wings with scratch made adobo sauce. In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, a sports bar doing a roasted garlic chicken pizza, with a scratch made crust from an old Sicilian family recipe. And at the farmer's market in Nashville, Tenn., a Jamaican cafeteria serving authentic mango chutney chicken.
This trip Guy's pulling up for all kinds of sandwiches. In Minneapolis, a tiny breakfast and lunch spot serving up a scratch made meatloaf sandwich topped with cranberry compote. In Spokane, a pub putting their spin on a Reuben with homemade sauerkraut. And in North Wildwood, N.J., a whole bunch of Triple D fans show Guy their favorite hot dog joint.