Ultimate Turkey Fest from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Browse Guy Fieri's favorite Thanksgiving-inspired meals from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Turkey Dinner with Oyster Gravy Stuffing — Sammy's Food Service and Deli (New Orleans)

The star of this dish is its oyster gravy stuffing. Made of green and red bell peppers, oysters, French bread and a bechamel sauce, this stuffing is a great example of the Cajun flavors only New Orleans can offer.

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TnA Sandwich — Bocadillos (Albuquerque, NM) 

Offering customers a New Mexican twist on the traditional turkey sandwich, the TnA gets its kick from its green chile apple chutney and its roasted honey mustard turkey.

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding — Sammy's Food Service and Deli (New Orleans)

"I'm going to be eating these words for a while," Guy said after sinking his fork into this dish. Pairing roasted pumpkin with candied walnuts and a white rum sauce, this dish is sure to win even the most-skeptical person over — professional chefs included.  

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Thanksgiving Waffles — Funk n' Waffles (Syracuse, NY)

A waffle made out of stuffing sits at base of this dish. A pile of roasted turkey, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes top it, giving visitors a version of Thanksgiving they've probably never seen before.

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Turkey-Shaped Bread Loaf − Golden Crown Panaderia (Albuquerque, NM)

For baker Pratt Morales, Thanksgiving is all about the turkey ... the bread turkey, that is! Morales, who has been baking bread turkeys for over 40 years, uses a molasses-and-honey dough to make the bird's dark meat "legs and wings," and a white-flour dough to make up its white meat "breast."

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Turkey Dinner — Mike's City Diner (Boston)

Though Chef Jay Hajj admits this dish came about by "accident," it is now one of the diner's signatures. Nicknamed "Thanksgiving on a Plate" by some, including Guy, this dish lets customers enjoy the fixings of a traditional Thanksgiving meal all year long.

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Pilgrim Sandwich — Mike's City Diner (Boston)

Selling about 45 to 50 of these sandwiches a day, Chef Jay Hajj begins each by spreading cranberry sauce on rolls. A generous helping of stuffing and sliced white or dark turkey meat top it, followed by a ladleful of creamy gravy.

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Turducken — Alpine Steakhouse (Sarasota, Fla.)

A chicken inside a duck, inside a turkey; that's the winning formula behind Mark and Matt Rebhan's handmade turducken. Filled with cornbread and spinanch stuffings, roasted red bell peppers and andouille sausage, this dish adds a flavorful punch to an average Thanksgiving bird.

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AJ's Compact Turkey Dinner — Comet Cafe (Milwaukee) 

"It's Thanksgiving dinner in convenient-to-eat ball form," says Adam Lucks of his crunchy spin on a classic Thanksgiving meal. Made from stuffing, mashed potatoes and fresh roasted turkey breast, each ball is first beer-battered and fried, and then served with chicken gravy.

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City Wing Thing Turkey Pizza — Supino Pizzeria (Detroit)

It took Dave Mancini seven years to come up with the dough for his City Wing Thing Pizza. Topped with braised turkey meat, roasted garlic and cherry peppers, this pizza offers customers a creative and tangy approach to the craved Thanksgiving turkey.

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Smoked Turkey — Thee Pitts Again (Glendale, Ariz.)

Giving Thanksgiving turkey a mesquite barbecue makeover, the secret behind award-winning Chef Roger Wagner's pulled turkey is its homemade sauce. Made from brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup and other secret ingredients, it's a sure-fire way to spice up any holiday.

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