Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown: America's Classic Joints and Killer Comfort Food

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown: America's Classic Joints and Killer Comfort Food

by Guy Fieri, Ann Volkwein
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Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown: America's Classic Joints and Killer Comfort Food by Guy Fieri, Ann Volkwein

New York Times Bestseller

In Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown, Guy Fieri, one of Food Network’s biggest stars, keeps his motto front and center: “If it’s funky, I’ll find it.”

Continuing the series of New York Times bestselling books, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives includes profiles of great American restaurants, delicious recipes, tons of photos, hilarious stories from Guy, his Krew, and the restaurant owners, and a tricked-out, full-color fold-out map of the United States featuring every restaurant in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062244659
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/14/2013
Series: Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives
Edition description: Original
Pages: 314
Sales rank: 71,838
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Guy Fieri is the culinary rock star of Food Network, hosting the top-rated Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy's Grocery Games, Guy's Big Bite, and Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off. His four books—Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives; More Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives; Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown; and Guy Fieri Food—were major New York Times bestsellers. Guy is the co-owner of Johnny Garlic's California Pasta Grill, Tex Wasabi's, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar, Guy's Burger Joint, and GFOC (Guy Fieri on Campus). He lives in Northern California with his wife, Lori, and their two boys, Hunter and Ryder.

Ann Volkwein is a food and lifestyle writer based in New York City and Austin, Texas, who also collaborated with Guy on his four previous books.

Table of Contents

Introduction 2

The Krew 4

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Rino's Place, East Boston, Massachusetts 8

Broadway Diner, Baltimore, Maryland 12

Sip & Bite Restaurant, Baltimore, Maryland 16

Rincon Criollo, Corona, Queens, New York 20

John's of 12th Street, New York, New York 24

Crazy Burger Café & Juice Bar, Narragansett, Rhode Island 28

South

Sonny's Famous Steak Hogies, Hollywood, Florida 32

The Whale's Rib Restaurant, Deerfield Beach, Florida 36

Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant, Miami Beach, Florida 40

Culhane's Irish Pub, Atlantic Beach, Florida 44

Virgil's Café, Bellevue, Kentucky 50

Surrey's Café and Juice Bar, New Orleans, Louisiana 54

Mahony's Po-Boy Shop, New Orleans, Louisiana 58

Louie and the Redhead Lady, Mandeville, Louisiana 62

The Glass Onion, Charleston, South Carolina 66

Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint, Nolensville, Tennessee 70

Midwest

Tre Kronor, Chicago, Illinois 78

Taste of Peru, Chicago, Illinois 82

Irazu, Chicago, Illinois 86

Big & Little's, Chicago, Illinois 92

3 Sisters Café, Indianapolis, Indiana 96

Zydeco's, Mooresville, Indiana 100

Union Woodshop, Clarkston, Michigan 104

Casper's & Runyon's Nook, St. Paul, Minnesota 108

Nye's Polonaise Room, Minneapolis, Minnesota 112

Pizzeria Lola, Minneapolis, Minnesota 116

Smack Shack at the 1029 Bar, Minneapolis, Minnesota 120

Grinder's Pizza, Kansas City, Missouri 126

Big Mama's Kitchen and Catering, Omaha, Nebraska 132

Melt Bar and Grilled, Lakewood, Ohio 136

Momocho, Cleveland, Ohio 140

West and Southwest

Roberto's Authentic Mexican Food, Anthem, Arizona 144

Jamie's Broadway Grille, Sacramento, California 148

Café Rolle, Sacramento, California 152

Bubba's Fine Diner, San Anselmo, California 156

Sol Food, San Rafael, California 160

Rocco's Café, San Francisco, California 164

Fab Hot Dogs, Reseda, California 168

La Texanita, Santa Rosa, California 172

Mambo's, Glendale, California 176

Aldo's Harbor Restaurant, Santa Cruz, California 180

Pier 23 Café, San Francisco, California 184

North End Caffe, Manhattan Beach, California 188

Café Citti, Kenwood, California 194

Schellville Grill, Sonoma, California 198

Paul's Coffee Shop, Fountain Valley, California 204

Mama Cozza's, Anaheim, California 207

Catelli's, Geyserville, California 210

Mac's Fish and Chip Shop, Santa Barbara, California 214

Tioli's Crazee Burger, San Diego, California 218

Lauer-Krauts, Brighton, Colorado 222

Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery, Denver, Colorado 228

Bar Gernika, Boise, Idaho 232

Westside Drive In, Boise, Idaho 236

Standard Diner, Albuquerque, New Mexico 240

The Coffee Cup, Boulder City, Nevada 244

Forte European Tapas Bar & Bistro, Las Vegas, Nevada 247

Cattlemen's Steakhouse, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 254

Otto's Sausage Kitchen, Portland, Oregon 258

Bunk Sandwiches, Portland, Oregon 262

Pok Pok, Portland, Oregon 266

Noble Pig Sandwiches, Austin, Texas 270

Hawaii

Rainbow Drive-In, Honolulu, Hawaii 274

Canada

Fresh Local Wild, Vancouver, British Columbia 278

Tomahawk Restaurant, North Vancouver, British Columbia 282

The Red Wagon Café, Vancouver, British Columbia 285

Meat & Bread, Vancouver, British Columbia 290

Acknowledgments 294

Recipe Index 297

List of Restaurants 298

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I have tried several recipes in this book. My family loved every one of them. We plan to hit the road and visit some of the dives. OH, the book is a great read. Thanks Guy.
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