#ABRoadEats Fall 2017: Calling All Fans For Recommendations

#ABRoadEats Fall 2017: Calling All Fans For Recommendations

If you’ve been following me for the past few years, I’m sure by now you are familiar with #ABRoadEats (and if you’re not, what have you been doing?!). Ultimately, #ABRoadEats is a program I created and used tour-after-tour to get recommendations from YOU on the best eateries to stop at while I travel across the country.

I have consumed more doughnuts, tacos and burgers than you could ever imagine, and… I’m back for more. Since all of your suggestions thus far have been so spot on, I’m bringing #ABRoadEats back yet again, as I am going on the last leg of my Eat Your Science tour this fall. For each city I’m scheduled to go to, I am seeking your native advice on where to get the best brewed coffee, casual lunches, and late-night grubbing spots for after the show. You may leave comments below on this post, or on Facebook or Twitter.

And remember — It’s very important that you include the corresponding hashtag to the city you’re recommending for:

Springfield, MO: #ABRoadEatsSpringfield

Wichita, KS: #ABRoadEatsWichita

Columbus, OH: #ABRoadEatsColumbus

Cincinnati, OH: #ABRoadEatsOH

West Layfayette, IN: #ABRoadEatsWLAF

Dayton, OH: #ABRoadEatsDAY

Midland, MI: #ABRoadEatsMidland

Mashantucket, CT: #ABRoadEatsFoxwoods

Boston, MA: #ABRoadEatsBoston

Stamford, CT: #ABRoadEatsStamford

Burlington, VT: #ABRoadEatsBTV

Concord, NH: #ABRoadEatsCON

Buffalo, NY: #ABRoadEatsBuffalo

Newark, NJ: #ABRoadEatsEWR

Washington, DC: #ABRoadEatsDC

Philadelphia, PA: #ABRoadEatsPhilly

Hershey, PA: #ABRoadEatsHershey

Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston

Richmond (VA), VA: #ABRoadEatsRVA

Newport News, VA: #ABRoadEatsNN

Bowling Green, KY: #ABRoadEatsBWG

Bloomington, IN: #ABRoadEatsBMG

Waukegan, IL: #ABRoadEatsWaukegan

Richmond (KY), KY: #ABRoadEatsRKY

Memphis, TN: #ABRoadEatsMemphis

Little Rock, AR: #ABRoadEatsLIT

Chattanooga, TN: #ABRoadEatsCHA





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  1. 2
    Amy Wright

    Athens, Ohio…we’re a great college town with a lot of great eateries, food trucks, breweries, etc. Come see us! We’ll throw a big Iron Chef party…in your honor! We have a lot of up and coming chefs!

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    Coble Shearon

    If at all possible there is a place in Tennessee called bell buckle which has one restaurant, on coffee shop and one ice cream parlour straight out of a southern 50’s hangout spot. Each place should be visited and once you have you may thank me. I would also like to add that this town has a deep and rich history you would love I imagine

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    Mike Hurley

    Memphis Taproom 2331 East Cumberland
    Chicken fried chicken with Mac and cheese and greens
    Kraftwork 541 E Girard Ave
    Beer can chicken sandwich
    Reading Terminal Market
    Roast pork sandwich with provolone and hot peppers

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    For breakfast have the the farmhouse biscuit sandwich from Milk and Honey. It is the best breakfast sandwich ever.

    For lunch have a burger from the Tremont tavern. The best burger in Tennessee.

    After the show go to the Flying Squirrel which is a bar but which has excellent food. Or go to Stir and sample the chicken picatta just ask for extra sauce.

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    Jim Whitmore

    #ABRoadEatsLIT Bourbon Coffee Cortado. How about single sourced beans from a family farm in Guatemala, aged for 45 days in an aged smoked bourbon barrel, roasted to perfection by the son of the family here in Little Rock, and then perfectly extracted into one of the finest Cortados’ you have ever had. #drinkyourscience.

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    Mr. Brown you are so inventive and have such a great way to approach food that you have to try at the corner in the Market place in Little Rock this Saturday or Sunday for Brunch. They have 2 chefs Chris Busick and Tom Rigg who can
    deconstruct ,smoke, foam, molecular-gastronomy with fruit and all different kinds of stuff. Chris makes all their sausages, Canadian bacon and specialty meats and they have their own grind and blend on their burgers then they Sous Vide them and grill to perfection and Tom comes up with all these great creations that will just blow you away. So please if you are looking for a GREAT BRUNCH @THE Corner is your place and oh yeah if you want drink from hell, then Heather is your Bartender, her drinks are not only good but so well thought out to match each brunch. The Corner is owned by Miss Helen and Mr. Dutch and their two daughters and their future daughter in law.

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    @ The Corner for Saturday &/or Sunday brunch! The modern diner is owned & operated by 3 sisters and a mother. They’ve taken the old-school diner concept and matched it with modern expectations- a farm-to-fork diner with menus that constantly innovate. Oh they are doing a Science-Inspired Brunch this weekend! #ABRoadEatsLIT I think this will be perfect!

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    tracy wooldridge

    in Waukegan there a few places…. Louie’s has been around since the 40’s great Italian (Thursday is lasagna nite). The Waukegan Yacht Club has a great view and the food is good. Russ’s is the place to go if you want fish fry. Big Ed’s BBQ has great authentic BBQ. Oops! Almost forgot Quonset Hut for great thin crust pizza!

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    tracy wooldridge

    in Waukegan there a few places…. Louie’s has been around since the 40’s great Italian (Thursday is lasagna nite). The Waukegan Yacht Club has a great view and the food is good. Russ’s is the place to go if you want fish fry. Big Ed’s BBQ has great authentic BBQ.

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    Linda Busick

    Mr. Brown you are so inventive and have such a great way to approach food that you have to try at the corner in the Market place in Little Rock this Saturday or Sunday for Brunch. They have 2 chefs Chris Busick and Tom Rigg who can
    deconstruct ,smoke, foam, molecular-gastronomy with fruit and all different kinds of stuff. Chris makes all their sausages, Canadian bacon and specialty meats and they have their own grind and blend on their burgers then they Sous Vide them and grill to perfection and Tom comes up with all these great creations that will just blow you away. So please if you are looking for a GREAT BRUNCH @THE Corner is your place and oh yeah if you want drink from hell, then Heather is your Bartender, her drinks are not only good but so well thought out to match each brunch. The Corner is owned by Miss Helen and Mr. Dutch and their two daughters and their future daughter in law.

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    Cortado at Revelatory Coffee
    Walk across the street to Julie darlings donuts
    Lunch at main st meats or river street deli, where Bruce is the owner and takes orders. NY transplants makes the best sandwiches in town, I like the muffuletta or turkey/strawberry/cream chees

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    After/before the show south of Richmond right off I75 stop off in Corbin KY at You, Me Coffee and Tea for a great London Fog of try The Wrigley across the street for the best roasted brussel sprouts! Let us know you are there- you won’t lack for dining company! #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Kenna S.

    I highly recommend The Root for dinner (Wed-Sat), @ The Corner for brunch, Loblolly for Ice Cream, and Honey Pies for pie! #ABRoadEatsLIT

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    Canyon Grill, Our favorite place. Black pepper fried oysters, whole fried catfish, anything from the woodfired grill is wonderful. Fresh food and amazing staff. BYOB #ABRoadeatsCHA

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    Haylee C

    I’m so exited to see your show this week in Richmond KY! I have been watching you on the foodnet work since I was little, I can’t believe I get to go to one of your live shows! One place you should go while you’re in Richmond KY is Apolos Pizza!
    It is Aweosme!

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    Jonathan Waldchen

    3 words. Greenville, South Carolina. Talk about an absolutely beautiful, food driven town located in the upstate of SC. A few recommendations for your inevitable trip:
    Coffee underground – Cozy coffee house with unique atmosphere, even better coffee.
    The Bohemian – Southern Brunch done right!
    Soby’s – 20+ years of serving Southern food and hospitality.

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    #ABRoadEatsRVA, #ABRoadEatsNN – You’ll be passing through Williamsburg VA when traveling from Richmond to NN the following day. It will be worth the stop to check out the Silver Hand Meadery in Williamsburg, a unique little local place that takes honey seriously and creatively!

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    Arispa Weigold

    #ABRoadeatsBMG while in Bloomington you have to check out The Runcible Spoon; a definite local favorite. I recommend the smoked salmon eggs Benedict; this place seriously knows where to buy the best lox and how to create the best hollandaise.

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    Amanda Schuessler

    #ABRoadEatsNN you will have to cross the bridge to Norfolk, but you should try Omar’s Carriage house, Bay Local, Shiptown. Or if you’re looking for a great original burger Jack Browns is delicious. Everything is really good at all of these places. I am not actually from her but I have been here for a year and the food tour has been amazing.

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    Tops Diner (just a few minutes from NJPAC) is arguably the best diner in Jersey–diner capital of the world. It might even be best in the country. You also have to stop by Teixeira Bakery in the Ironbound for Portuguese egg custards and espresso! Lots of good Portuguese food in the Ironbound really. #ABRoadEatsEWR

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    Tabitha Cordonnier

    For breakfast I would say go to Bob and Anne’s in downtown-ish waukegan, for lunch I would say either Primo’s Italian Restaurant in gurnee or if you feel brave go to TR’s Bar in downtown-ish waukegan and try their BLT 40 (it has 40 pieces of bacon on it) BUT for dinner you HAVE to go to Anastasia’s bar and grill in Waukegan and ask to be sat in Sonny’s section, I highly recommend this one. #ABRoadEatsWaukegan

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    Heather Mitzner

    #ABRoadEatsRKY must go to Graze outside Winchester, KY or the Graze on Limestone location in Lexington, KY!!! Best food in the state!!!!! Chalkboard menu changes daily and everything is AMAZING!!!!

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    Stephanie DeCesare

    Hi Alton! I made previous suggestions, but I don’t know if you wanted to travel to Norwalk in the rain today. I recommend DiMare’ s Bakery downtown; they have amazing Italian pastries and gelato. I think you would love Bar Taco (but it’s a fairly large national chain). B (Burgers Beer and Bourbon) Stamford – they used to be called Plan B before and they changed their name for obvious reasons. Brother Jimmys has good barbeque. Lorca is not your style in my opinion; Franklin Street Works is something you would like more I think. Sandwich maestro sounds cool but I’ve never been there. Pilar’s Artisan Chocolate has the best hot cocoa I’ve ever had.

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    Angileek Williams

    Alton, if you ever make it to Birmingham, AL., you MUST go to Niki’s West on Finley Avenue. They have the best meat and three any day of the week and the place runs like a well oiled machine. If only our interstate system did. Sheesh!

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    #ABRoadEatsDC Eden Center in Falls Church, VA is the anchor of Vietnamese-American culture across the East Coast-amazing pho to be found along with other Vietnamese dishes. Pollo Rico in Arlington for awesome Peruvian rotisserie chicken.

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    Tracy H.

    #ABRoadEatsLIT Please make the very short trip across the river to North Little Rock for some amazing grub!!!
    Mark’s Donuts on Camp Robinson can go toe-to-toe with Gibson’s, which I know are your favorite. Trust me. You won’t be disappointed!! North Bar on JFK Blvd makes some amazing burgers! Finally, La Casa Real also on JFK serves up some amazing Mexican food. Check them out!!

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    Heather Hanson

    #abroadeatsnn Go eat some donuts from Glazed Donuts in Hampton!
    I can’t wait to see your show again! I saw it in Chicago during the Spring 2016 tour and I just bought a ticket for the Newport News show in November. This chemist can’t wait to see some live food science demos and lots of AB singing!

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      Heather Hanson

      #abroadeatsnn Also check out silver hand meadery in Williamsburg. I understand you don’t drink while on tour but their honey tastings are fascinating and their mead is out of this world. You can do both a honey and meade tasting at the same time so you can better understand how the flavors of the honey translate into a finished meade. Yum Yum!

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    Charmaine Ford

    Dalessandros cheesesteak
    Han Dynasty
    Federal Donuts
    Dutch eating place in reading terminal specifically

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    Bill Rech

    Little Rock, AR: #ABRoadEatsLIT
    A small local ice cream shop that uses locally sourced ingredients. All natural, handcrafted, small batch ice cream and sweet treats. This place rocks. See you in November!

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    Mary Startzman

    Berea, KY #ABRoadsEatsBerea
    Brand new this spring The Native Bagel Co. Started by Berea College graduate wife and husband entrepreneurs . Made fresh daily with lots of loving attention. to every detail. Best coffee and lattes in town to go with your choice of bagels and toppings. Can’t go wrong. I highly recommend the country ham, egg and cheese pannini on your choice of any of their fresh bagels. Guarantee you’ll want more. Don’t be sorry you missed this!

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY Clementines Bake Shop in Berea has great pastries and food. Wonderful place for brunch! Across the street is Native Bagel Co. where they have such an amazing variety of bagels. Both places get the ingredients from the local farmers and markets. Located in a small crafty college town. Then in Richmond Purdys Coffee & Tea has the best coffee and the location and atmosphere is so special!

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    Bill G.

    #ABRoadEatsEaston; The People’s Kitchen in Bethlehem for a great breakfast or lunch with a homey neighborhood feel. Check it out on Trip Advisor.

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    ABRoadEatsFoxwoods…I recommend that you eat at Kitchen Little located on Masons’ Island in Mystic..it is located on Old North Road..it is at the Mystic River Marina…good food and a Nice view of the Mystic River….only 20minutes from Foxwoods and right by my house!!!!

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    Katie Kinney

    #ABRoadEatsEaston Alfie’s Kitchen at 1800 Sullivan Trail is new and amazing! Great homemade breakfast and lunch items! Alfie’s has a signature Stuffed French Toast with Cannoil Sweet Cream! You won’t be disappointed!

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    Stephanie DeCesare

    #ABRoadEatsStamford I suggest Magee’s Curbside for breakfast/brunch. it is a great small but very good brunch spot. I personally recommend El Segundo in Norwalk. It is a small tapas style restaurant. I lived in Stamford for 2 years and that is probably the most unique place I have eaten. They describe themselves as global street food and they have dishes inspired by food all over the world, including a Spam Sandwich from Antarctica! I promise El Segundo will not disappoint.

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    Larry Maglicco

    #ABRoadEatsdayton you should try the Buckin Donkey in Kettering they have the best burgers around and other great items not often found!

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    Candi Morris

    #ABRoadEatsDAY Come a bit south of Dayton, to Springboro, and check out The Highland Stag, an authentic Scottish restaurant. Also, Fifth Street Brew Pub in Dayton for great local beer and food!

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    Jerry Kilgore

    Sunrise Cafe-Yellow Springs / Meadowlark – Kettering / Coldwater Cafe – Tipp City / Winds Cafe – Yellow Springs / Salar – 5th St Downtown. I’m a foodie and all the above are excellent choices. #ABRoadEatsDAY

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    Benjamin Tinsley

    #ABRoadEatsEaston Breakfast while in the Lehigh Valley? Well you should consider going to the place that’s won ‘Best Breakfast’. It’ called the Breakfast Table on Tatamy Rd in Easton. It’s a great little family-owned hole-in-the-wall (my favs) with honest, great food and a cute, homey decor. That is my formal recommendation.

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    Coffee Emporium! Still the best coffee and espresso in town, this is the defacto community spot for the neighborhood, blending downtown businesses with OTR artists and “free spirits”. Their mission is simple: Offer the best possible version of what you like in a no-judgement manner.
    You may have to stand in line, but their baristas are fast and cheerful and the end result is well worth the wait!

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    Anthony Burton

    #ABROADSEATSDC. If you have the time, about 70 miles west of DC in Front Royal, VA (exit 6 on I-66 E a.k.a. Hell Town) is a small pizza restaurant called The Melting Pot Pizza (not to be confused with the fondue joint since they were around long before them). It was converted from an open bay car wash in the 70s and has some of the best pizza and subs I have ever tasted #MeltingPotPizza and the owner and his son are a riot to chat with.

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    I know it is Asian fusion but Sushi Don is our favorite and freshest I can think to get here. Our personal favorite rolls are the Lion King. The 007. And the Orange Dragon. Red dragon and Spicy shrimp are great too. It is in Lafayette.

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    Rachel H.

    For coffee: Hopscotch or The Pourhouse. Lunch: Runcible Spoon or Upland Brewpub (get a buffalo burger if you go there!). After the show, get some wings at Buffalouie’s or pizza from Aver’s or Mother Bear’s. Seconding the suggestion of Baked! for dessert, but also consider The Chocolate Moose or Hartzell’s if you’d rather have ice cream. #ABRoadEatsBMG

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    PRIME Steakhouse on Stoke Park Rd in Bethlehem!!! it’s right off of US-22 at the PA 512 N interchange!
    If you go…say hello to Josh & Nathan (AKA…Fluffy)

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    Ginger Ulesich

    How about a food truck? Holy Cow food truck. Indian inspired food. The creator of the menu has spent endless hours watching Good Eats. You have inspired Phillip Ulesich to roast his own Garam Masala and bring these wonderful flavors to his street fair. The Chicken Tiki Masala and Butter Chicken Naan Tacos have some of the best flavors you will taste along with many vegan and vegetarian dishes. The spices are blended by him and ground by a mortar and pestle creating a great dish. You won’t be disappointed.

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    Shannon McDonough

    Bloomington Indiana eat at Mother Bears for pizza, It’s a college hang out .
    Bowling Green Kentucky eat at Mariahs, Rafferty’s, Steamers, or Montana Grill. Mariah is local and has been around since I was there in college and I graduated in 1983.
    Steamers is the new and specialize in seafood and Dale Augustine is the owner he also graduated from Western Kentucky University which is a local college there.
    Raffertys is a chain but they have excellent food . This was the first Raffertys to open around 1981 maybe.
    Montana Grill is also owned by a local .
    And Chattanooga Tennessee eat at Provino’s
    Italian cuisine and great garlic knots .

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    Kris H

    #ABROADEATSFOXWOODS. Alton, take a short detour from Foxwoods to New London, CT and visit The Yolk Cafe…. amazing food… and a chef/owner who’s a crack shot with het marshmallow gun!

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    Len Tobin

    For New York style pizza, my choice is Zetti’s. Huge assortment of tasty slices available through the night. And it’s right near U.B. where you’ll be playing. Their pasta choices and soups are great too and so is their homemade, crusty bread. ABRoadEatsBuffalo

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    Len Tobin

    For New York style pizza, my choice is Zetti’s. Huge assortment of tasty slices available through the night. And it’s right near U.B. where you’ll be playing. Their pasta choices are great too and so is their homemade, crusty bread. ABRoadEatsBuffalo

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    Jennifer Pluff

    Okay, this isn’t breakfast, lunch, or dinner. BUT….you must go to Andy’s Frozen Custard! I don’t think you can legally leave Springfield without going.

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    Settle Luna – Tuscan
    The Quadrant – Breakfast
    Bacon Gourmet – Bacon, enough said
    Daddy’s Place – Mediterranean, the almond rice is life changing

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston- Cafe Frais, a brand new restaurant serving breakfast and lunch right now. They use fresh ingredients from local farms. It’s worth the trip to Allentown!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston –Two Rivers Brewing has, hands down, the best food and craft beer in Easton. You’ll be floored with whatever you choose. Duck fat fries, Nashville hot chicken, short rib poutine, local pork board, peanut butter burger…plus AMAZING beers to wash it all down. Now I need to go! Maybe I’ll join you;)

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    Joni Metzger

    Stoke Coal Fired Pizza is a must go. I don’t even like calling it pizza. It is an experience. Chef Abe has put together flavors I have never had before. Jose makes everyone feel like part of the family. Plus they are for the Arts. Something I feel strongly about. So please put it into your visit. You won’t be sorry.

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    Bite Me BBQ is the BEST BBQ in WICHITA,KS Also their TACO (HUGE) salad. EXCELLENT. Their fish is also SUPER. THE ORDERS ARE HUGH AND PRICES ARE VERY GOOD. We hope you add Bite Me Barbecue

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    An icon in Easton for 68 years, Terry’ Italian Resturant. The restaurant is now run by a mother-son duo & the love of the family comes through in the food! Enjoy a delicious dinner that’s apart of roadside American history! #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Nicole Moore

    Springfield MO I’m a huge fan of Farmers Gastropub for late night eats and a drink (bangers and mash is my fav). For Doughnuts…. St. George’s is hands down the best, makes theirs from scratch vs Hurts whose are from mix. Be safe on your travels and enjoy “good eats”.

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    Alton, for lunch please make a stop at Giacomo’s! This family has been in business for over 40 years! The Sausage Siciliana is a must. They make their own sausage daily. Their cheesesteaks are the best around!

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    Kathy H.

    My favorite breakfast place is called Windy Corners Market located in Lexington KY. It is a quaint farmhouse situated off the beaten path in the middle of beautiful pastures. They make the best grits ever and have many wonderful combo breakfast dishes. I love sharing this place with my friends when they come into town for a visit. #ABRoadEatsLexingtonKY

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    Dawn Ritzie

    Point Phillips hotel in Bath has the best wings you will ever have in your life! We get wings everywhere we travel. Nothing compares to these! They smoke them, then fry them. The bbq from their smokehouse is amazing – the bbq sauce is lacking for me – we bring our own . You’ll be missing out if you don’t try the wings!

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    Try Two Rivers Brewing Co – best food and atmosphere in town! Also for coffee try Cosmic Cup locates by Lafayette College #ABRoadeats Easton

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    Easton Public market is great for lunch and dinner. Best food in town is Two Rivers Brewing. Everything there is decadent and delicious. First time I ate I thought it screamed food network.

    Short rib poutine you will think you died and went to heaven. If your heart is at risk you actually could die and go to heaven.

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    Definitely visit Cherry Seed Coffee House in Lexington, KY. It is a quaint, small coffee shop which roasts their coffee in house with great local baked goods and a super friendly staff. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Definitely visit Cherry Seed Coffee House in Lexington, KY. It is a quaint, small coffee shop which roasts their coffee in house with great local baked goods and a super friendly staff. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Ed Verba

    Angelo’s Restaurant. Walking distance to the State Theater in Easton and an iconic institution in the city for generations.

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    Caitlin Heckman

    Thoughts for your trip to Easton:
    Donuts: Easton Baking
    Lunch: Easton Public Market, Pop’s Tap Room (off route 78, great sandwiches)
    Dinner: The Bayou, Mesa, Two Rivers Brewing

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    Andrew Trechak

    Dappery Dodo Burritos in Wichita. Eclectic and adventuresome combinations of ingredients. There truly is something new under the sun. These are it!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Mr. Lee’s noodles for lunch. Sette Luna for dinner. Do NOT go to Oak Steak House. It’s a hyped up, new, trendy place that does not meet expectations.

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    The best place to eat breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Lehigh Valley is VaVa’s Creperie Cafe in Bethlehem PA. Owner, Kathy, uses her French grandmother’s crepe recipe. Much of the food is locally grown and natural, prepared fresh by Kathy. A large variety of crepes, also soups and quiches. The place is sort of like a small version of “Cheers” where “everybody knows your name.” It is our favorite place to eat in the Lehigh Valley. We’ve made friends there and we now meet for crepes weekly.

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    Bob Mychajluk

    the bar-b-q shop on Madison in Memphis TN. Get there ribs. Food Network voted them the best in the country. Yes they are very good. Also Redfish on union ave has great sushi and other items. If you go to Connecticut go to Bridgeport on main st and get a pizza at Mario The Baker. The best pizza nobody knows about.

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    Kelly Kempf

    Cosmic Cup for Coffee
    Barred and Broody Bakeshop in the Easton Public Market for donuts/baked goods
    The Bayou for Lunch
    Two Rivers Brewing for late night dining and great beer

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    Susan Kriebs

    ABRoadEatsEaston…. eat at Pearly Baker’s Alehouse.. lunch, dinner, late night. Delicious Boulder style French Onion Soup, wonderful salads and small plates, delicious burgers with local grassfed beef available, and great dinners on an eclectic menu. Focus is on local foods. And the old pub atmosphere is wonderful, with a nice assortment of brews on tap. A must-do when visiting Easton. They are also philanthropic, offering great support to MS Run the US when the relay passes through Easton. (Susan Kriebs)

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    Hiba Khouri

    #ABRoadEatsEaston If your looking for a great meal #TheBayouEaston is hands down the best place in the Lehigh valley area, great food and a wonderful atmosphere to leave you thinking you were actually in the south. It’s highly recommended and insanely good.

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston if you’re looking for a great meal later at night you need to stop by Ashley’s Signature Restaurant. Where else can you get a made to order meal late at night? And I’m not talking wings and burgers. Scallops, filet mignon, and homemade crabcakes just to name a few. It is a quaint hidden gem that will make you feel like family by the time you leave.

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    Malone’s in Lexington, KY! We have the best bone-in ribeye & potato crouquettes evvvverrrrr, just to name a couple things!! #ABRoadEatsLexington

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    Elwood’s Shack – Memphis TN – Breakfast OR Lunch. Try the fish tacos or the 7-up biscuits. Or the BBQ. Or the brisket. Or the… You get the idea.

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    Ashley’s Restaurant has been a part of the Easton community for over 80 years with homemade dishes and beautiful homemade desserts. You would be doing yourself a great disservice to come to Easton and miss out on this hidden gem.

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    Rachel Poplawski

    The State Cafe for Breaksfast and The Easton Public Market to Mr. Lee’s for lunch and extra goodies, Try the Pistachio macaroons (or any for that matter) at Chocodeim! 🙂 #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Bettye Elmendorf

    You don’t want to miss out on the best food and service in Chattanooga. Please visit The Dent House, great seasonal changing menu. I’m a faithful customer since they opened. Bettye

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    Heather Petriccione

    When in Chattanooga, check out The Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe for lunch. Great BBQ, a awesome rainbow sandwich, & an award winning banana pudding that is not quite like an you have ever tasted. Locally owned with a really cool vibe & lots of neat antiques & decor. #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Echoing Jill, go to Mr. Lee’s noodles for lunch. Lee Chizmar is a Valley celebrity of sorts and faced off on Food Network. His pride and joy Bolete is nationally ranked, and the noodle joint is kind of his side hobby. It’s excellent.

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      September 27, 2017 at 10:26 pm Reply
      Sette Luna for Italian, Oak is a great Steak House &, Quadtrant Bookmart & Coffee House for great breakfast #ABROadEatsEaston

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    Giacomos and Two Rivers Brewing company are must haves in Easton! They are both local staples for sure. Great places to grub down for sure. #ABRoadsEatsEaston

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    A few suggestions for #ABRoadEatsEaston . The entire public market when open has a great choice of selection but for a coffee shop locally Fieldstone Coffee is top of line for Easton a bit pricier but worth the extra money. For Breakfast options, Dundore and Heister have amazing meat sandwich options and Full of Crepe has a good selection of unique crepes. For Lunch or Dinner there are four options to choose between depending on a craving. Asian cravings you have Mr Lees noodles, large sized portions of noodle bowls and awesome sweet choice of fried noodles with powdered sugar that is insane. Egyptian or middle east choice you have Tazo with the best Babaganoush I have had. Southern BBQ you have More Than Q with by far the best BBQ in the area, I recommend the Pulled Pork with all the toppings. Then there is the Italian option with Scratch that has some great bread but also some superb pizza. All options are available in the same location Easton Public Market. If you’re looking for a more outside of the box option, Las Delicias is a small Colombian restaurant, fantastic food and huge portions for a reasonable price. I am a big foodie so these are the best restaurants I have found in the downtown region of Easton.

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    Cherry Seed Coffee House in Lexington, KY is a delightful little place to get amazing coffee (roasted on the premises by expert coffee roaster Lacey Nguyen) and yummy pastries. I made a special point of stopping in while on a visit from Virginia and enjoyed the “Honeybee” coffee and a delicious cinnamon scone. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Ted Aversa

    Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston

    Francesco’s Italian Restaurant in Phillipsburg, NJ. Not in Pa but right across the river into NJ- considered part of the Lehigh Valley. Great homemade Italian food- owner always on premises. Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston I can’t believe no one has mentioned the Carmel Corn Shop (in the “circle”) -it’s a MUST!!! Take home a homemade treat! They been in business for yearssssssss! A Easton PA must have! Sweets for the sweet!!!

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      I agree Carmel Corn Shoppe is a must but doesn’t really fall under a “category” of coffee, breakfast, lunch, or dinner. But 100% worth a stop by!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston I also recommend Easton Public Market for the array of options (More Than Q, The Taza Stop, macarons at Chocodiem) and the proximity to the State. Someone mentioned The People’s Kitchen in Bethlehem, and I agree. Also in Bethlehem, Jumbar’s for great food and charm (vintage Fiestaware) and the always fantastic Apollo Grill. Try to visit Bethlehem during the holidays or definitely in summer for Musikfest!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston – you won’t be disappointed if you check out Stoke located in Downtown Easton, only a few minutes walk from the State Theatre!

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    Ruth Calia Stives

    #ABRoadEatsEaston – Alton, please consider Giacomo’s, on Cattell Street in the College Hill section of Easton (near Lafayette College). They have been heralded by locals, tourists, the media, and folks who can’t get enough of their award-winning cheesesteaks. The homemade sausage is tops, and the only thing better than the food is the happy atmosphere and the lively, friendly folks behind the counter. It looks like a great neighborhood place, and it is … no pretensions, just fabulous food!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Cosmic Cup for coffee, Sette Luna for dinner/late night. So many options for lunch… Mr. Lee’s Noodles, Forks Mediterranean Deli, Daddy’s Place, La Perla Tapatia

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    Brenda WIlliams

    Please try Catch of the Day Seafood[hull street road]. Its a seafood house and restaurant in one. The food is fresh fantastic and plentiful. Note the outside is somewhat run down please don’t let that dissuade you. Believe me, when I say, if a local didn’t tell you about it ,you wouldn’t have ever found it.

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    kat gantt

    I highly recommend Spokane WA as a destination. I especially recommend QQ Sushi and Kitchen if you want really delectable sushi and sashimi. Spokane has other notable places to dine where local and sustainable are part of the menu and philosophy. I recommend Wild Sage, Scratch, Saranac, Wandering Table and Sante.

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    Olivia Mathieu

    #ABRoadEatsBoston Area Four in Boston and/or Cambridge! Don’t miss your chance to indulge in Executive Chef/Owner Jeff Pond’s award-winning wood-fired A4 Pizzas, leavened with a flavorful 16-year-old sourdough starter that’s hand-stretched daily and fermented for 24-30 hours. Best pizza around!!

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    Olivia Mathieu

    #ABRoadEatsBoston Area Four in Boston and/or Cambridge! Don’t miss your chance to indulge in Executive Chef/Owner Jeff Pond’s award-winning wood-fired A4 Pizzas, leavened with a flavorful 16-year-old sourdough starter that’s hand-stretched daily and fermented for 24-30 hours.

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    Doris Keller

    If you go to Maine, you have to hit River Driver in Millinocket. It’s a hike, but OMG, it’s so worth it. It is by far THE BEST restaurant in the state. Please, Alton, you need to go there.

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    Liza Feltimo

    #ABRoadEatsEaston Check out 3rd and Fish Market. Great raw bar, fantastic selection of appetizers, and a wicked bar. Try the shot n can beer and shot special to get the night started!

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    Tammy McCormick

    #ABRoadEatsHilo You should take a vacation to the Big Island and go to Saucy Dogs in Hilo, HI. Delicious gourmet hotdogs like the Mac Attack (home made mac n’ cheese, all beef dog, bacon crumbles), freshly baked buns, just a young couple trying to make a living dealing dogs! Check them out – @saucydogshilo

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    Alexandra McDonald

    #ABRoadsEatsEaston you have to come to Giacomos for lunch! Best cheesesteaks in the Lehigh valley!!!! We have people that come from philly and say “there’s no way you make a better cheesesteak than anywhere in philly” and after they eat one they say “…that was the best cheesesteak I’ve ever had.” Plus the sausage is homemade right in house!

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    For lunch, The Beach Plum in Rye, NH (seasonal but their other restaurants in Portsmouth and Epping, NH are open year round) has what I call Death Row Lobster Rolls. If you were facing Old Sparky and could request one last meal – it would be a Lobster Roll from the Beach Plum. Just CRAMMED with lobster meat and a little mayo to hold it together. None of that unnecessary lettuce to take up space or celery to divert your taste buds. C’mon…..ya know ya want one!

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    While in Easton, get a cheese steak at Giacomo’s on College Hill! Voted BEST cheesesteak in the Lehigh Valley! Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston
    See you at your show!

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    Check out Porter’s Pub in Easton, PA! #ABRoadEatsEaston Everything on the menu is delicious and made fresh to order….and the beer selection is the best in town! Brunch, lunch, dinner or late night eats, you won’t be sorry!

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    WARREN, OHIO! Warren has one of a kind restaurants that have delighted three or four generations of locals. Hot Dog Shoppe. Sunrise Inn. Carmen’s Pizza. The Sub Shop. Eli’s BBQ. Cafe 422. Aluzio’s. Golden Stallion. and more

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    Melinda Welch

    Too bad you aren’t going to make it to Texas. Morgan’s Point Resort has a place that serves awesome brisket, called Backyard BBQ. Around 2pm on Sunday the after-church crowd clears out and you can hear yourself think. Oh well. If you do make it down here, pack something with an elastic waistband.

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    These are all good restaurants in Easton, Pa: Lutzi’s Courtyard Restaurant, Josie’s for their sandwiches,
    Rt 248 Diner, Daddy’s Place, Pearly Baker’s, Porter’s Pub, Stoke Coal Fire Pizza & Bar, El Cibao Dominican Restaurant, Taco Y Tequila, Frank’s Pizza Easton, George’s Pizza, & La Bella Pizza in Easton.
    Best places to eat in Bethlehem, Pa: The People’s Kitchen, Rosanna’s Italian Restaurant, Billy’s Downtown Diner, Darto’s Restaurant, Sun Inn Courtyard, The Bayou & Adagio.

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    Jessica Lea

    Best kept secret of Chattanooga is a lovely family owned and ran tearoom, Polly Claire’s. There aren’t words to describe it so just go try it! #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Peter Bakos

    By limiting yourself to a set of geographical areas, you are missing out on an amazing culinary experience in the great Roaring Fork Valley area of Colorado. I could set you up with the most extraordinary gastronomic experience from breakfast to late night tidbits and toddies if you would only hop on a plane to Aspen and then deign to dine with us locals, down valley, and enjoy the good life that those of us who moved here know how to find. And the best part……you will not max out your black American Express card! In fact, bring 50 bucks and have the belly busting time of your life. Take a chance and give us in the wilds and heights of the Rockies a chance to show you a great time!

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    #AbRoadEatsEaston: Great Sunday Jazz Brunch at Sette Luna, traditional Tuscan fare including Wood Fired pizza and Risotto, 219 Ferry Street, Easton, PA 18042, PH (610) 253-8888.

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston For Donuts, go to Mary Ann Donut Kitchen in Allentown (1601 Liberty Street). Go early. For late night eats, try Two Rivers in Easton. For Lunch, Giacamo’s on College Hill.

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    Dan Graves

    #ABRoadEatsEaston, Cactus Blue is hands down the best Mexican food in the Lehigh Valley, Owner and Chef Adam is a great guy and awesome in the kitchen.

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    Alton ! You must try Mister Lee’s Noodles at the Easton Public Market for lunch. The Fried Chicken Noodle dish is AWESOME…you won’t be disappointed!!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston You need to eat at Giacomo’s Market! Everything is awesome and the people are great. Fresh food, homemade and delicious!

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    Susan Heard

    #ABRoadEatsEaston you must visit Cosmic Cup for the most divine coffee! Get a Cafe Mocha!!! And Twin Rivers Brew Pub for some delish beer but the best fries and desserts and burgers and… Everything! Enjoy our city!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Two Rivers Brewing- the best craft beer in the area served with incredible food, go with the Peanut Butter Bacon Cheddar Burger with Duck Fat fries with pecorino romano cheese shavings, rosemary, white truffle oil and sea salt. Everything on that menu is fantastic and outdoes the rest of the area!

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    Laura A Dawson

    My suggestions for Easton, PA
    Easton baking company for best doughnuts
    TWO Rivers Brewing Company for best burgers and duck fat fries.
    Bank street creamery for best ice cream.

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston… Donuts at easton baking, breakfast at the breakfast table, lunch at two rivers or glaucoma, late night eats at porters pub…

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston- You absolutely must eat at Two Rivers Brewing! It’s by FAR the best place to eat in Easton. Rivals the best NYC has to offer. The Pork Board and Peanut Butter burger are out of this world!

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    #ABRoadeatseaston it’s a no brainer! Dinner and late night drinks on the rooftop bar. #oaksteakhouse dry aged steaks in house and gorgeous wine cellar. See you here AB!

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    Lunch: TOBY’S CUP Phillipsburg NJ – hands down best hot dogs in Lehigh valley
    SCULLY’S SEAFOOD College Hill, Easton – sketchy hole in the wall – out of this world fish, fried or blackened
    Dinner: PORTERS PUB The god father of Easton restaurants from before Easton even had restaurants…There really is no other choice
    I love you Alton

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    Greg B

    You can’t visit Easton with vising Easton Baking for Donuts
    For Lunch enjoy Two Rivers Brewing, a great new arrival in Easton
    Late Nite Scene – Porter’s Pub

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    Easton Is the Best

    Porters’ Pub in Easton, Pennsylvania is a MUST for your list. Not only do they work nearly entirely with local farms, but their food is beyond the local pub fare. It’s a cozy intimate Old World – style pub built in 1833, featuring original stone and brick walls, a mahogany bar and zero oversize flat screen tv’s. In addition to our hearty pub fare, our menu boasts 20 vegetarian and gluten free choices, many locally sourced.

    Our well stocked bar offers 150 craft beers and the area’s largest variety of single malt scotches, bourbons and whiskies. Outdoor tables are available in season. Reservations are gladly taken, catering is happily provided. Parties up to 50 people can be accommodated. Come and enjoy! 

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    Breakfast: State Cafe and Grill (the Antonio!!)
    Donuts: Easton Baking Co.
    Lunch: Two Rivers Brewing Co.
    Dinner: Daddy’s Place

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    Kent L

    In early August my wife and I were in Lexington, KY for a wedding and we stopped at a little coffee shop called Cherry Seed Coffee House. We stayed for at least an hour or more drinking delicious coffee, eating very tasty pastries and talking to the owners and the staff. We just had the best time! It was very cozy and welcoming. So as we were leaving town on Monday morning we went back and I had coffee and another pastry which was even better than the one I had on Saturday. We again talked and visited the owner and staff and really enjoyed them. On our way out the door as we were leaving for VA I got a latte to go and enjoyed it on the way as we remembered the nice time we had. I highly recommend stopping at Cherry Seed Coffee House if you are ever in Lexington, KY!
    It was the best! #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Mary Ann Kinman

    Cherry Seed Coffee in Lexington, KY. Luke Gifford runs a sweet little coffee shop with amazing drinks and a few pastries to add. Not to mention the great personality of the owner!

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    Angel Solares

    ‪While in Easton, PA I highly recommend: Angelo’s Restaurant for breakfast, Taqueria La Plaza for lunch and Daddy’s Place for dinner! #ABRoadEatsEaston‬

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    Coffee: Cosmic Cup. Hands down, best coffee around..

    Casual lunch: Giacomo’s Italian Grille. Excellent sandwiches.

    Late night eats: The “Beermuda Triangle” : Two Rivers Brewing Company, Porter’s Pub, and Black & Blue


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    Brigette R.

    You should check out Cherry Seed Coffee House while you’re in Lexington! It’s the best coffee you can get and I highly recommend it! #ABRoadsEatsRKY

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    You’ve got to try one of Cosmic Cup’s signature lattes and an everything bagel with vegetable cream cheese. They got me through so many hard Saturdays 🙂

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    Definitely stop at Cherry Seed Coffee Roasters! Seriously the best latte I have ever had. They also have a great atmosphere, and the staff is super friendly. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston don’t miss Easton Baking for the donuts! Yeasty sweet glazed heaven! Lunch grab a hot dog at Jimmys 25th street long in history and local fave! Dinner lots of great choices – Two Rivers Brewing is amazing and my favorite!

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston! : An everything bagel with homemade veggie cream-cheese and thoughtfully sourced coffee at Cosmic Cup on College Hill. Check out the students absorbed in their studies, surrounded by their classmate’s art — or perhaps overhear a ridiculous story from some mediocre party the night before.

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Definitely Cosmic Cup for coffee and breakfast, and then Two Rivers for lunch or dinner… Awesome locally brewed beer focused on Easton’s history! And, the historic building it is in is so cool!

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    The bayou in easton just opened a month ago! These guys are great! Stop at the bayou for some awesome comfort food! #abroadeatseaston #datbayoueaston

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    Ryan J.

    #ABRoadEatsEaston If you can make it across the River to Phillipsburg, NJ, get some hot dogs at Toby’s Cup for lunch. Tasty food with a unique experience. Just don’t try to order french fries or pay with a card.

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    Harriet Dufton

    Tracy’s on College Hill for breakfast-best hash browns anywhere. Third and Ferry Fish Market for terrific $7 lunch specials

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    Tara t

    #ABroadeatseaston two rivers brewery is my favorite, daddy’s place mom’s kitchen (weird name but it’s delicious) – if you’re there on a weekend, make it to the open farmers market in town center!’

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    Easton is becoming reinvented again with the numerous places to stop by ,grab a drink and amazing meal, from many local breweries and restaurants. One of the best spots to stop for this trinity of the amazing staff, original brews and to the fantastic food is Two Rivers.

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    Yes! Visit Cherry Seed Coffee House in Lexington, KY. You won’t be disappointed! From their coffee, to smooth lattes, to perfect southern teas, to amazing pastries, this is an awesome little spot. The owners and atmosphere are so welcoming and the pastries, especially the pecan sticky buns, are to die for!! I also had a lavender latte when I went and it was so unique and different. I loved it! Check them out for sure. #ABGoodEatsRKY

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    Go check out the awesome new local coffee shop in Lexington, KY called Cherry Seed Coffee House!! You won’t be disappointed. Great coffee that is roasted right on the premised and fantastic baked goods. Small and quaint atmosphere that shouldn’t be missed!!! #ABRoadsEats RKY

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    Cherry Seed Coffee house is a MUST for sure. They grind their own coffee seeds and the atmosphere is amazing. It’s literally the BEST coffee I’ve ever tasted. It’s located in Southland Kentucky.

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    For Breakfast, check out the Quadrant. Best breakfast in town! Lunch at the Easton Public Market, I love Scratch! For dinner, The Bayou is excellent! #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Sarah G

    More Than Q BBQ in the Easton Public Market for lunch. Fieldstone Coffee at EPM for coffee. Oak Steakhouse next door to EPM for late night! #ABRoadEatsEaston!

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    Get coffee/breakfast at the quadrant or the cosmic cup
    Go a little bit out of town to Bethlehem for a donut from Vegan Treats
    Have lunch at Easton public market
    And pearly bakers is great late night

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    Baked goods- definitely Easton Baking Co – old school bakery. Late night – Black & Blue – decor is a bit goth, amazing food. Coffee – Cosmic Cup – college students, faculty & locals hangout. If you like authentic Italian food, go to DeLorenzo’s. Family run, great food, great bartender Ernie – he’ll make you feel like family! #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Sandra DiNicola Ehrhardt

    #ABRoadEatsEaston my discerning palate’s recommendations: Ocean, Third and Ferry fish market, bayou easton, river grille, sogo, mesa, Porters Pub has creative twists on classical pub food and an amazing craft beer selection, do not bother with pizzerias… it’s not nyc.

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    Carrie P.

    #ABRoadEatsBTV Muddy Waters on Main Street and Uncommon Grounds on Church Street are fantastic coffee places. Skinny Pancake for great, locally-focused crepes and Honey Road for Mediterranean fare.

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    Pizza & wings great vibe, Stoke Coal
    Lehigh valleys best burger 2017, Two Rivers Brewing ,Co.

    ENJOY &a welcome to Easton

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    When you come to Kentucky, you must try DV8. Its in Lexington which is very close to Richmond. Amazing restaurant with a purpose. About 1/3 of their employees are either in addiction recovery or something like that. They make from scratch cinnamon rolls and delicious homemade bread. So good!

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    A definite trip should be made to Giacomo’s Italian Grille in Easton. They are a family owned business that has been around for 42 years. They have won the Express Times Cheesteak Showdown. However, they are best known for their sausage made daily in house and offer 5 flavors.

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    Celia K.

    Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston
    Breakfast, hands down, Quadrant bookmart (The Quad as we call it)!
    Burgers go to Pearly Baker’s
    Artisan pizza either Sette Luna or Stoke
    Traditional pizza and classic Italian…Pizza D’ORO been around since 1974!!

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    José fetterolf

    Stoke coal fire pizza and bar is a hip, fun and great menu. You’ll def. love it there. Kitchen is open everyday Monday-Thursday 11:30-10pm Friday and Saturday 2am and Sunday 9pm! Ask for José!

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    Karen Waters

    Take it from a non local-local
    Best Fish Sandwich- Scully’s atop College Hill in Easton. Excellent fish lightly dusted served atop the perfect potato roll and adorned with homemade tartar sauce with pickles and Dill.
    Donut- Easton Bakery- Old school line up in original West Ward Easton Neighborhood. Be prepared to be called “Hon” and your belly delighted by delectable sweets and a savory slice of tomato pie.
    Pizza-Setta Luna can’t be beat consistent and flavorfully charred. Wild Mushroom is divine.
    Klein Farms Dairy short right out of Easton has delicious ice cream- Licorice – anise flavored and the red color- do not be mistaken it will not taste like a Twizzler- is colored naturally be beets.

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    Rachel Williams

    Coffee at Fieldstone Roasters at Easton Public Market. Casual lunch at The Bayou Easton and late night bites at Stoke Coal Fire Pizza #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston – Coffee at Terra Cafe
    Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston – Breakfast State Cafe & Grill
    Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston – Lunch at La Perla Tapatia Authentic Mexican
    Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston – Late Night Bites at Ashley’s Signature Restaurant

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY Carson’s Food and Drink in Lexington, KY has amazing food and an amazing atmosphere! I would definitely recommend checking it out while your in town; it is truly an experience! It is hands down the best restaurant in the area and my favorite!

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    Michael Resar

    While in Easton, Pa you have to visit Stoke Coal Fire Pizza and Bar! Besides the Great Food you will be hosted by an Amazing Staff and the Atomosphere represents Downtown Easton in a complementary way. When you come to Easton you must get Stoked!!!Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Lisa Zemenak

    Lutzi’s on Butler Street in Easton and Pino’s on Catell Street in Easton are our 2 favorites for Italian. Diner 248 has excellent home made food! #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston, wow many great places to try, for breakfast the quadrant would be my choice, great coffee and baked goods, and the best french toast! For lunch I would browse the easton public market, many different food choices and local creations to try, not to mention a lot of locally sourced goods and items to bring home. For a late night bite, porters pub, my local favorite.

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    Lynn Laws-Ricker

    In Easton, PA, the breakfast food at the Quadrant Cafe is good and the setting is a fun used bookstore – who could ask for more? I also like Daddy’s Place, 650 Northampton St., very near the State Theater. Great lunch place for Lebanese food. Hummus and mini meat pies are yum ! You also get a huge portion of tasty rice. Too bad you missed the Lebanese Heritage Days festival – good eats indeed.

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    On miller'silva

    Rios….its about 10 minutes from Easton and moving to Easton in December…best Brazilian rodizio and drinks..authentic and family created and owned restaurant…you really do not want to miss the experience.. Closes thing to Portugal/Brazil…in area

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    Lynn Laws-Ricker

    Daddy’s Place, 650 Northampton St., very near the State Theater. Great lunch place for Lebanese food. Hummus and mini meat pies are yum/

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Easton Bakery-got to get their EARLY but save it for later! Breakfast-the Slate! Lunch-do the smoked meats or the noodles in the Easton Market Place……but dinner-it’s Pearly Bakers for their Smokehouse burger with yam chips & get a local brew on tap by weyerbacher. IF you got the time go tour Weyerbacker’s, right on Easton’s south side-you’ll love it!! After the show (sadly Easton doesn’t do a great night snack!) but hop across the Delaware to the “classic” Key City Diner in P-burg (Phillipsburg-our neighborhood City) and get a cup of joe & a slice of pie-open 24-7! Classic Jersey Diner – you’ll enjoy it all the place! Thrilled you are coming to Easton! Eat Well!!

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    Easton, Pennsylvania
    Breakfast: State Cafe or The Quadrant

    Dinner: OAK, Maxim’s22, Two Rivers Brewing Co. (also for late night)

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    Hayley Frome

    Coffee : cosmic cup
    Breakfast : State cafe. They have the best food with super fun pancakes!
    Lunch: the public market with mr. Lee’s noodles and grab chocolate at chocodiem, one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America.
    Dinner: either two rivers for great food and beer or Oak for a nicer new steak house. Check out the roof top bar.
    Late night drinks: Sole Artisan Ales. Amazing craft beer!


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    Coffee: Cosmic Cup
    Donuts: Easton Bakery (closed M/T)
    Breakfast or Lunch: The Breakfast Table—hours 7-2
    (closed M/T)
    Dinner: Two Rivers gastro pub; 3rd & Ferry Fish Restaurant; The Oak Steakhouse

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Ocean for dinner! And Tierra del Fuego for lunch. No best coffee here, sorry. Best is in Frenchtown, an hour away, and called Early Bird Cafe. Best ice cream, though, is in Ottsville: O Wow Cow Creamery.

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Two Rivers Brewing is within walking distance to the State Theater and they have amazing burgers, shrimp and grits, and the apple cider donuts for dessert are to die for! It’s difficult to pick just one awesome restaurant in Easton because we have so many. Another great choice would be Mesa Modern Mexican or Sette Luna.

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    Although this restaurant is not in Richmond, it is a little further north in Lexington. It is called Sahara. Small, Mediterranean Cafe. It is not only the best Mediterranean food I have ever eaten but just simply some of the best food anywhere. It is a Kentucky Proud cafe and a local favorite. I suggest getting there early because once the food sells out it is gone for the day. The lunch lines can be very long but worth it. Their hummus is delicious and the tabouli salad is amazing. I have honestly never heard a negative word about the place except the fact that once they sell out an item it is gone. #ABRoadEatsRKY!

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    Tom V.

    #ABRoadEatsEaston Well, you can’t beat the Quadrant Book Mart for some of the best homemade breakfast eats in a unique atmosphere (an old book store) in a very historic building. Owners are very charming, the coffee is AWESOME and the pancakes are some of the best around. For lunch, I’d recommend Daddy’s Place on Northampton Street in Easton (really great Mediterranean and super fresh and the place is super clean). Donuts? Easton Baking hands down (7th Street in Easton). Easton doesnt necessarily have a “late night” scene but I do like Porters Pub on Northampton St. for their burgers and bar food and I know the locals love the beer selections in another historic (1830’s) building.

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    You have to try The Bayou in Easton! Great southern comfort food. They also have Queen City BBQ and Grain. in Allentown if you get a chance to sneak away for a bit. @ABRoadEatsEaston

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    #ABRoadEatsEaston Must try The State Cafe & Grill or Quadrant for breakfast or lunch, snacks and lunch at the Easton Public Market (baked goods at Barred & Broodie) & Coffee at Fieldstone Roasters right next to it! After show bites at Two River’s Brewing (get that Peanut Butter Burger!!!) and if you manage to make a pit stop between Nov 4 & 5, the entire town will be high on bacon for the annual #PABaconfest

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    Def hit the Breakfast Table. Tiny place in Tatamy Pa with the BEST breakfast and good coffee. Homemade muffin of the day and two exquisite quiche choices. Savory, sweet…you choose.

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    John Huber

    Looking for a great bakery with fresh danish, croissants and breads all from scratch? Coffee always on too! Check us out!

    Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 2pm

    @sweetsnsavoriesnaz (facebook) or
    560 Seip Ave
    Nazareth Pa 18064

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    When you get to EASTON, PA you must, MUST go to The Breakfast Table for breakfast. Awesome little place in a tiny strip mall that has a huge following. (1315 Tatamy Rd, Easton, PA 18045) …. Cannoli French Toast, amazing Quiche, and omelettes so fluffy they nearly float.

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    Kerry Harrington

    #ABRoadEatsEaston You have to check out the State Cafe and Grill for breakfast, Fieldstone Coffee Roasters located within the Easton Public Market, Pearly Baker’s Ale House for lunch and/or late night after the show! You are going to love Easton!

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      Ann Willis

      Its bowling green Ky. The brisket tacos are so good and everything is made from scratch and locally sourced. I was afraid I wouldn’t like it but was so pleasantly surprised. They had a lavender French toast thing I think on their brunch menu. And the fisf and chips were awesome.

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    Paul Nations

    When you visit Little Rock wife and I will be up front. I’m really looking forward to the show. While your here you should check out Does Eat Place for steaks, burgers & tamales. Also check in to Homers near the airport – best country fried steak w/ white gravy you’ve had. Mighty fine home cooking joint.

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    Vina Taylor

    I strongly recommend “DV8” – 867 South Broadway, Lexington KY. The ‘cinnamon rolls with cream cheese, caramel, pecans or chocolate icing’ are amazing!! They have a ‘breakfast-all-day’ concept. Breakfast burger with fried egg, chicken salad sandwich or homemade orange marmalade chicken sandwich topped with a poached egg, just to name a few! They make all the bread on location. In addition to breakfast – the owners Rob and Diane Perez have a wonderful selection at their other restaurants ‘Saul Good’ for lunch and dinner with 3 locations in Lexington. You can choose from Steak & Beer Cheese Nachos, Asian Crunch Salad, Cheese & Bacon Burger, Kentucky Hot Brown Pizza or Saul’s Special Chicken & Waffles. For a truly local experience – this is your stop!

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      Vina is 100% right. Lex has some great spots to eat…but NOTHING like DV8. #ABRoadEatsRKY (I also did a review but forgot to use hashtag so agreeing with hers!) This is a social enterprise restaurant, only one of its kind in KY! (helping those in recovery find employment/learn a trade). And the food IS AMAZING!

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      J Lewis

      Vina is 100% right. Lex has some great spots to eat…but NOTHING like DV8. #ABRoadEatsRKY (I also did a review but forgot to use hashtag so agreeing with hers!) This is a social enterprise restaurant, only one of its kind in KY! (helping those in recovery find employment/learn a trade). And the food IS AMAZING!

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    Caryn Vazzana

    Go eat creative amazing donuts at Northlime donuts in Lexington
    Mama’s special house curry noodle bowl at Noodle Nirvana in Berea. All homemade and locally sourced
    Tchoupitoulas in Lexington for unbelievable creole sauce and etouffee

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    Crissie Gross

    #ABRoadEatsRKY – you should stop by Cherry Seed Coffee House in Lexington, KY! The coffee is delicious and the owners are so sweet ❤️

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    Seth Gifford

    #ABRoadEatsRKY Hey you should go checkout Cherry Seed Coffee House while you’re in Lexington! Highly recommend. It’s a great local coffee shop!

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY Drive 15 minutes south and go to Clementine’s for incredible homemade pastries, Native Bagel for the best bagels I have ever had, and Noodle Nirvana for awesome noodle bowls. All locally owned and sourced.

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    Jerushah Nickell

    The only coffee shops I will go to, in the central Kentucky area, are Cherry Seed Coffee House and Roastery, and Daily Offerings Roastery. I’ve been a coffee professional for 5 years and I love both of them. #ABRoadsEATSRKY

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    Diana Queen

    You should not miss out on Pasture at Marksbury Farm Market! A modest menu but delicious and fresh as it gets since it processed out back! Pasture feed beef for some serious fresh burgers make this one awesome lunchtime stop! Oh and don’t forget the bologna and potatoe salad!
    It’s between Lexington and Lancaster on US 27 and did I mention it’s in a barn! Very cool!

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    Lori S


    MUST try Fancy Biscuit….for sure the fried green tomatoes and pimento cheese plate…AND ANY biscuit!!!!! Don’t forget dessert at Shyndgz and/or….I mean AND Proper Pie!!!!

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    #ABRoadEatsRVA Fancy Biscuit is an awesome must stop location!!! I suggest the big apple or black dog or fried green tomatoes and of course the cheesy grit tops wash it down with a mamosa flight or come great local coffee options !!!!

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    Richmond VA Hogshead Cafe, get the Big Boner, fried oysters, fiery wings(if you can handle them), anything off the special board. #ABRoadEatsRVA

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    Nathan Parks


    You’ll be missing out greatly if you don’t stop by Pig-in Pig-out in Wichita Kansas. The owner Derek is an amazing guyy and the food will smash your taste buds into another dimension!

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY should stop at Nanny Pearl’s Clintonville Store for lunch! They have the best homemade chicken salad and some amazing burgers! Plus the owners are EKU alumni and big fans.

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    Megan M.

    #ABRoadEatsColumbus Lunch/Dinner: Tip Top roast beef and sweet potato fries (or anything else)! Plus, this is very close to the theatre. Coffee: Cup O’Joe, Clintonville. Pizza: Pizza House or Natalie’s Coal Fire Pizza, both in Clintonville.

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    Emily Ball


    You have to visit this BEAUTIFUL restaurant in Chattanooga, TN called Terra Mae! The Pork Chop is the best thing on the menu! They brine the pork , then sous vide , and finally pan sear with seasonal vegetables as a side. Elegant and delicious, this is a true hidden gem.

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY In the Lexington area- Local Taco and Joe Bologna’s. Kentucky’s best ranked ice cream shop is in Lexington- Crank and Boom.

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    Brittany Snyder

    Breakfast: MeanMug Coffee- their veggie grits bowl, woah.
    Brunch: Rembrandt’s Coffee House- their creamy tomato arctichoke soup is dreamy.
    Lunch: Champy’s FAMOUS Fried Chicken
    Dinner: The Terminal- you can get a salad with burger and fries on top…yes!
    Classier Dinner: Tony’s Pasta & Trattoria- where everyone goes on their first date…and I married him!
    Late Night Grub: The Flying Squirrel- I’d eat their butternut squash risotto every night of the week if I could, or just got for the garlic fries and drinks.
    Dessert: Ice Cream Show- create your own soft serve then take a walk over the Walking Bridge. You’re welcome.

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY Hot Brown at Ramsey’s Diner w fried green tomatoes w homemade 1000 island dressing in Lex!! Breadsticks and spinach salad at Joe Bolognas in Lex!

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    UNDERGROUND’S COFFEE HOUSE and ROASTERY not only has fabulous food – made to your specifications of course – fabulous roasted coffee, fabulous local bakery items, etc., but the ambience and service to back it all up! It’s to die for… Underground’s is a homegrown gem!!

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    Brad Ayer

    #ABRoadEatsRKY The last time you came through the Lexington / Richmond area I debated on telling you about the best place to eat and talked myself out of it. The more I thought about it the more I regretted it. Even though you are a BIG TV STAR I think of you as a friend so why would I not tell a friend where to get the best food when he comes to town. This is not one of those places I when to once and had a fancy meal with fine linen. It is a place that I have been going to for over 25 years , it is a small chain restaurant ( there are 5 in Louisville and 1 in Lexington ) that has the best fried chicken I have ever had. I have been known to drive 140 miles one way for this food ( more then once ) . Their spicy chicken is different then any where else , It is not coated in a sauce like Nashville style it is just fried chicken that is hot and the potato wedges are just a good. The rest of the soul food is like it is made by someone’s grandmother. I would walk across broken glass for their greens . When you come to Kentucky you will regret not stopping. This little place with the best chicken is called Indi’s it is on the corner of N Broadway and W 7th ST it is a walk up / drive-thru no seating. It well wreath stopping by the good news is it stays open late. So Alton you have a great trip and be safe. Your friend Brad

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    Tim Dawson

    For the best donuts you must try Spaldings bakery in Lexington Kentucky. Also I’d hit Magee’s for breakfast and a good cup of coffee. Both relatively close to one another.

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    1. Himitsu in Petworth – The heart, the dedication, and the hope in the food that you will eat, I hope, will be as inspiring and heartening to you as it is for me.
    2. Tail Up Goat in Adams Morgan – The best pasta maker in the district makes the pasta and the house made 7-year-starter sourdough toasts all tell great, fermenty stories. Wine selection – 10/10 would sip through this well curated list again.. and again.. and again…
    3. Colony Club in Petworth – Best coffee in the city. Full stop. Ask for Pablo or Ben.
    4. Gus’s Famous Fried Chicken in Greenbelt (MD) – They don’t play around.
    5. Meats and Foods in Shaw- Adventure to find out what a “cholito” is and you’re welcome because your life just improved exponentially.
    6. Wiseguy Pizza in Chinatown – Slingin delectable slices for your whole crew after some good drinks wherever you choose. I recommend the grandma pizza. Gmama knows best.
    7. Rice Paper in the Eden Center in Falls Church (VA) – All the things. Sherpa recommended.
    8. Vietnamese Chelsea in Columbia Heights – Such a low key place, tucked away behind a colossal Target, but you will find the nicest owners and some of the cleanest and realest Pho broth within the district. No hoisin or siracha needed.
    9. A Litteri in Noma/Eckington/Trinidad area – Italian deli in the back of this warehouse-like mart. Italian subs on hard rolls – oh yes.
    10. Philz Coffee in Adams Morgan or Navy Yard – NOT for the coffee! Find the CROISSANTS made by Bluebird Bakery.
    11. Right Proper Brewing Company in Shaw – Actually good local beers – they’re not just trying too hard.
    12. Bantam King – Chicken dumplings. $5.50 umami bombs.
    13. Taqueria Habanero – 99% Mexican (their words, not mine) tacos and micheladas. 100% goood. Oaxaca cheese exists in glory here.
    14. Mezcalero – Bubbly cheese in a molcajete and mezcal negronis? Si, por favor.
    15. 2 Amys – Wine bar seats always. Skip the pizza and go for the small plates and wine bar special items.
    16. Duck Donuts – Cake donuts done right on the spot. No toppings – let it shine natural in it’s lipid fried glory.

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    Like Gifford

    A couple of places! An absolute must is Pasta Garage if you’re going to be near Lexington, KY. I come from a line of Italians, and every one of them say this is the go to spot for amazing Italian food! Also, Cherry Seed Coffee House as well, it’s a great new coffee house in Lexington, KY if you have the time! ABRoadEatsRKY

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    #abroadeatsrky while in Richmond you MUST get your late night fix at Winks Bar. It’s operated and owned by one man, John Dale Warner. He will serve you up the best food in town.

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    Connie Soto

    #ABroadeatsky. Carson’s is the best new restaurant in Lexington Ky. It has it all great food great atmosphere and great people working there.

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    Emily Teegarden

    #ABRoadeatsRKY In Lexington, The Local Taco for Korean Beef BBQ taco and chicken and waffles taco. Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine for homemade Mediterranean food that usually sells out by shortly after lunchtime. Chicken schwarma and hummus are delicious. Joe Bolognas for a GIANT breadstick and authentic Italian set in an old synagogue. Windy Corner Market for cheeseburger with bourbon bacon jam, shrimp po boy on homemade bread, and enormous desserts like cheesecake, pie, and cake.

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY Carson’s Food and Drink for lunch, dinner, brunch… Doesn’t matter, just go!
    They also have live jazz!
    Its easily my favorite place in Lexington.

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    #ABRoadEatsRKY – This is a teeny bit outside Richmond, but if you head down to Berea, KY (it’s at Exit 77 on I-75! So close!) you’ll find Noodle Nirvana, which serves kickass noodle bowls while also donating all of their tips and some of their profits to one featured nonprofit every year. Mae Suramek is the owner, and most of the recipes are all the Thai-inspired recipes she’s learned from cooking with her mom over the years.

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    #ABRoadeatsRKY you should eat at Jackson’s. It’s downtown Richmond on third street. You should also try out Apollo’s pizza downtown; it’s wonderful! I hope you enjoy Richmomd! I’m a student here at EKU. I won a chef competition at the state fair a few years ago and won a scholarship to Sullivan University. I didn’t follow steps in culinary arts but I still practice cake decorating!

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    Wink’s in Richmond, KY. Seats only a handful of people and only has one employee, who makes the best homemade black bean burger on the planet. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    #ABRoadEatsBuffalo Undergrounds Coffee House and Roastery has wonderful brewed coffee and large portions for quick, delicious lunches. Would recommend going on a Saturday or Sunday for a Tim Russert breakfast sammie. Allentown Burger Venture is also awesome for late night food. For dinner, the Five burger with the peanut butter is amazing, and the late night menu, can’t go wrong with the truffle fries or tots!

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      #ABRoadEatsBuffalo I second Caile’s Allen Burger Venture recommendation! Creative burgers and the homemade tots are crispy, delicious little salty pillows of joy!

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    Some not so obvious places except Aretjlha’s
    1. Aretha Frankenstein’s for their pancackes
    2. Sofa King for their liquid nitrogen made to order milk shakes, their burgers aren’t bad either
    3. Chatter Box BBQ- great smoked meats+great brisket taco
    4. Sluggo’s- great vibe and all vegetarian menu

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    #ABRoadEatsColumbus. Go to Hounddog’s Pizza on N High St for the best pizza ever. I suggest ordering the Smokin’ Joes crust and the spicy sauce with basil, onions, mushrooms and spinach. I live in Chicago (with great pizza) but can’t anything to compare to Hounddog’s. Afterwards, visit Graeter’s Ice Cream for the bourbon pecan or Buckeye flavors.

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    Michelle Byng Wahl

    Please stop by this wonderful food truck with delicious and creative breakfast burritos while you are in Wichita.
    #ABRoadEatsWichita #Datbureetodoh #DapperyDodoBreakfastBurritos!

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    Try Polly Claire’s for their teas, great food, and ambiance. They serve small bites on a tiered serving dish. It’s a 3 course meal that is excellent. You can even try on their hats! Nothing like it on this side of The Pond. Thanks

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    Mike’s Wine Dive on Douglas has consistently amazing quality fresh food and perfect service every time we have visited. I’ve never eaten anything I didn’t love, with lots of options even though I am gluten-free. My husband believes the sweet potato fries are the best in town, and his favorite is the pork chops. #ABRoadEatsWichita

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    Johnnie Tate

    ABRoadeatsCHA. In Chattanooga, Polly Clair’s has the very best food. You will eat in a wonderful, over one hundred year old house, on real china served by the friendliest servers. I suggest you go for lunch. You will be talking about this place for a long time to come.

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    Cindy Lee

    #ABRoadEatsCHA Zarzour’s Restaurant in Rossville Ave. it has been a Chattanooga institution for 100 years. Best hamburgers in Chattanooga and great Pork Chops. The owners are the best.
    Tera Nostra on the NorthShore has a Tapas restaurant the has an elcletic menu and delicious food.

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    Sandi west

    #ABRoadEatsCHA Mean Mug has excellent coffee and really great humongous cinnamon rolls.
    Bluegrass Grille is a must do for a hearty breakfast with several unique menu items.
    MIMI’s deli is an excellent sandwich shop and serves handcut fries with their tasty sandwiches.
    Feed co. Captured my heart with their fried Brussel sprouts., but St. John’s restaurant has the most wonderful food you have ever put in your mouth

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    Scott C. Wilson

    Two wonderful places to try; Dockside Cafe inside Harrison Bay State Park, just outside downtown Chattanooga and The Feed Co. Table and Tavern on Southside downtown Chattanooga. Enjoy your stay in our wonderful city!

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    Diane M.

    Lots of good places in Chattanooga mentioned, Hot Chocolatier for sure, Stromboli at NY Pizza Co., Main St. Meats is amazing. I didn’t see anyone mention Uncle Larry’s fish and Conga is Central American food, empanadas and pupusas and cerviche are excellent, good price, generous portions. Plantation BBQ also. Sushi Nabe is the place for Japanese.

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    Breakfast at the Red Door weekdays and Brunch on Sat
    Coffee spot Milo’s or Boulevard in the Heights
    Late night Samantha’s Tap Room or Raduno’s
    All locally owned and source local farms/LR is a great food town!!

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    Anne Bridgforth

    For Chattanooga, you need to go to Polly Claire’s! Located in the historic Dent House (est. 1854), this immaculately appointed tea parlor has so much more to it than just tea (which is fabulous). They offer lunch, a full four-course afternoon tea service and dinner. Menu items include delicious and fresh salads, soups and hearty entrees.

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    Try the Boston Public Market for tons of fast local food–Bon Me is my favorite, but there are plenty of options. If you’re there in the summer, the South End farmers’ market (between Cinquecento and Gaslight Brasserie, two of my favorite high-end restaurants) has a ton of food trucks.

    Life Alive in Cambridge is almost as hipster as possible, and good if you’re openminded. Rice bowl sorts of things, mostly raw and vegan, kombucha on tap.

    Davis Square in Somerville is my favorite neighborhood for casual eating. (I used to work at their farmers’ market, so I ate a lot of lunch there.) Amsterdam Falafel is my personal favorite. Flatbread Pizza is great (and has bowling). Diesel Cafe has good sandwiches and coffee (and has pool). Locals rave about Redbones, which is decent, but you know barbecue–I wouldn’t recommend it too highly unless you just desperately need barbecue. I also love Anna’s Taqueria for my “I miss Mexico” fix.

    And if you feel like driving out to metro west, I’ll cook you dinner.

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    Byron Mulligan

    Chattanooga has some of the best coffee on the planet @ Velo Roasters and while it’s in all the best eateries in town you should still visit their Main St. location where they use a state of the art machine to roast the beans. No kidding, you need to check this special place out if you value coffee as a food group like I do and I suspect you do. Just down Main St. a few blocks on Market St. is The Hot Chocolatier where the hand made truffles are to die for but another winner is their featured Creme De Pot. But go to Velo Roasters and tell them Byron sent you. Otherwise you’re missing the best this town has to offer. Period.

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    Loribeth L.

    Breakfast or Lunch: Maple St Biscuit Company, downtown on Broad St
    Dessert: Hot Chocolatier, downtown by the Choo Choo Hotel

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    Breakfast: bluegrass
    Lunch: taqueria Jalisco
    Dinner: Public House
    After show drinks: Tremont Tavern
    Coffee: Velo at Speed Deluxe
    Dessert: Hot Choclatier

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    Jayne Harbour

    REAKFAST: Bluegrass Grill
    LUNCH: I live the burgers at Slicks, eclectic atmosphere.
    DINNER: Stir
    SNACKS or Chocolate Fix: the Hot Chocolatier; Wendy has done a great job of becoming a success starting out in local fairs to where she is now.

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    Hayley Brown

    #ABRoadEatsCHA You NEED to go to Lupi’s Pizza (Broad Street)**, The Inside Restaurant (Chestnut Street downtown Chatt)**, The Camp House (coffee and food), and Universal Joint for burgers and must have tater tots!!

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    There is a taqueria inside the Carniceria Loa on the corner of Main street and Broad street. You have to order at the register when you go in and then you take your ticket to the right side of the store where the taqueria is. There is a toppings bar with avocado and tomato based salsas, pickled onions and habaneros, limes, cilantro, and diced onions.

    The tacos de barbacoa are the absolute best, but I think those are only served on saturday. Next best choice is the tacos de asada o de lengua. They have agua de mango, piña, y jamaica. And if you are extra nice they might throw in an extra taco free of charge. These are the best tacos in town.

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    Brandon Sharp

    Dinner: Mt. Vernon restaurant another local institution with great classic southern food. The Amaretto pie is God sent.

    Drinks: Hutton & Smith, Oddstory and Chattanooga billiards club.

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    Brandon Sharp

    Dubs Place. Amazing smoked chicken, burgers, and specials. A classic homemade from scratch American dive. A local institution since 1952 with a recent refresh. My family loves it.

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    Betsye James

    Oh!, The HOT CHOCOLATIER, for your after dinner dessert. Delicious handmade chocolates and desserts. The owners, Brandon, Elliott and Wendy are quite possibly your best Chattanooga fans!

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    Pam Collins

    #ABRoadEatsCHA – 1885 Grill in St. Elmo (Chattanooga). The home-made southern pimento cheese with cornmeal fried okra served with grilled pita is wonderful! In fact, everything is wonderful here.

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    Deidra Sellers

    #ABRoadEatsCHA. Check out Taco Mamacita. Amazing variety of tacos and such. Not your typical menu! Great homemade salsas and mexcian street corn. Plus there is a great gelato and coffee shop next door.

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    Angela Russ

    You have GOT to 2 Sons kitchen and market !!! The biscuits are AWESOME and you will not be disappointed… try the homemade jam too!

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    For #ABRoadEatsWLAF, head across the river to Lafayette, too. Coffee: Fuel and/or Star City. Donuts: Mary Lou Donuts. Eats: The Black Sparrow, Sixth St Dive Bar.

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    Alexis Bryan

    Main Street Meats hands down to all! It’s a carnivore’s heaven. They use bread from the local Niedlov’s bakery and source meat from a local butcher(s) for all their sandwiches. You can even buy the meat and cheeses by the pound there. A lot of people are promoting their own local businesses which, I understand; however, while there are many fantastic eats in Chattanooga, this one stands out on top. For breakfast, Aretha Frankenstein’s has amazing grub, and the environment is incredibly fun. Enjoy an amazing coffee or coffee stout with your breakfast! Both these places are local only. You won’t find them outside of Chattanooga. Though, Aretha’s pancakes are so popular that, they sell their mix at the local grocery stores.

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    Anne Munns

    I Chattanooga, don’t miss Clumpies Ice Cream Store! Imaginative ice cream and sorbet flavors! We love it! Local favorite!

    We also enjoy Terra Mae for a nice dinner for for brunch. The chef has a great flair for food excellence!

    Niedelov’s Bakery is the best in town for breads, period! The meat store next store has the best product in the region!

    Enjoy your visit!

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    I can’t believe I’m not seeing more of Two Ten Jack on here.
    Dinner: MUST GO TO Two Ten Jack. Out of this world Sushi and Ramen.
    Lunch: River Street Deli. You just order the special. What ever it is that day, it’ll be good.
    Coffee: Rembrandts. Their own roasted beans, handcrafted coffee, and their own house made chocolates, pastries, desserts, and food.
    #ABRoadEatsCHA #LoveYouAlton

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    Christina Kim

    The Hot Chocolatier in Chattanooga, TN is the best. They have gourmet hot chocolates with GIGANTIC marshmallows. Different truffles and cakes and pastries… they’re all sooooo good. #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Sara Ormenyi

    MeanMug is my favorite coffeehouse in the world and I don’t even drink coffee. I would seriously consider moving to The Noog just cause they’re there…. and The Noog is amazing.
    Please visit them!

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    Southern Sqweeze for fresh organic juice, the
    raw vegan spicy pad Thai is incredible! Open for breakfast and lunch during the weekdays. They also have delicious vegan desserts!

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    The 14th Doctor

    If you’re driving the 101, Bon Temps Creole Cafe in San Luis Obispo is a must. My wife had her usual, the crispy shrimp po’boy with Cajun fries, and it looked delicious. The shrimp was lightly battered and not greasy. The fries were nicely spiced, and it came dressed: lettuce, tomatoes, Creole mayo, pickles, yum. On the server’s suggestion I tried the Muffaletta. I got half a one and could barely finish it! It came dressed, with ham, bacon, and the welcome addition of locally made, thinly sliced Creole sausage. All with the famous New Orleans olive relish. It would almost be worth another trip, to try dinner there and sample the local wine. #ABRoadEatsSLO

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    Tanya Wilson

    Coffee: Rembrandt’s
    Lunch: Conga, Mojo Burrito, Urban Stack, Clyde’s, Tremont Tavern
    Dinner: Alleia, Boathouse

    Definitely Alleia!


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    Cindy Klassen

    Dockside at Harrison Bay State Park. Locals love the food, the view and the company of everyone in the restaurant.
    We also love a little place called Highway 58 Bar BQ. Burned down and we are awaiting the reopening soon! Family owned. Not a chain

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    Heather Miller

    Chattanooga, TN:
    Breakfast: Food Works, Bluegrass Grill
    Coffee: Rembrandt’s
    Lunch: Main Street Meats, Mojo Burrito, Stir, Urban Stack
    Dinner: Hennen’s, Alleia, Public House

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    Elizabeth Richards

    ABRoadEatsChattanooga- Fiamma Pizza Company 405 N.Market Street Chattanooga, Tennessee is a must! Locally owned and run. It has authentic Neapolitan pizza, house made meatballs, sandwiches and salads. It also has an extensive beer list and wine. Creator and head Pizzaiolo Brion Voges trained with Robert Caporuscio and his daughter. It is love at first bite! There is also a bocce ball court to enjoy!

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    #ABRoadeatsCHA Bluegrass Grill has the most amazing breakfast, a few more of my faves are 1884, Feed Co, Il Primo, and of course Tremont Tavern has the best burgers.

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    Kat Janes

    #ABRoadEatsCHA I recommend getting Mexican at Taqueria Jalisco 1634 Rossville Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37408. It is a real hidden gem in the area. If you are in the mood for breakfast, check out Aretha Frankensteins 518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405. Their pancakes are extremely unusual and a local favorite. Finally, you have to get dessert at the The Hot Chocolatier 1437 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402.

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    Chester McCluskey

    So honored and super excited about you coming to Chattanooga! Whatever you do, check out “The Hot Chocolatier” across from the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel. My favorite place for French Pastries, truffles and so much more. I suggest the Mexican Pots De Creme. It is locally owned by an awesome married couple. The staff are great too! I guarantee you won’t be disappointed! #ABRoadEatsCHA “The Hot Chocolatier”

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    Amiee Smith

    #ABRoadEatsCHA The Hot Chocolatier can’t be beat. Hands down. Even Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) had to try their amazing treats when he was in town. Insanely good made from scratch delishousness!

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    You need to check out Deli Boys in Cleveland. Great local sandwich shop. The owners are wonderful and always take care of their customers. I’ve never had a bad meal there.

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    Nancy Smith

    Chattanooga, TN You must try the Screen Door Cafe! They were located down the street from my home but moved 20 minutes away. We gladly drive there just for the food and great people! They use fresh locally grown products when possible. They also care and give back to the community.

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    Jennifer G.

    You definitely need to try The Hot Chocolatier. It is locally owned by a couple who were raised here in Chattanooga. They have the most amazing and original Hot Chocolate you have ever had. Truffles, pastries, gelato and much, much more. My favorite is the Tennessee Whiskey truffle! #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    #ABRoadEatsCHA – Dominica’s Caribbean Kitchen (Hixson) – great tostones and try the flan! Aretha Frankensteins – best pancakes around and the Shrimp & Grits never disappoint. The STIR ( adjacent to the historic Chattanooga Choo-Choo) is a definite treat…the mashed celeriac could be a dessert as much as it is a side item. For something a bit more upscale, St. John’s is in a class by itself – the best farm-to-table in the region. And if you find yourself near the Chattanoogan Hotel, stop into Stroud’s Deli and get some of Becky’s Chicken Salad. Each of these restaurants in their own way exemplify the city and it’s diversity.

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    #ABRoadEatsCHA +coffee brew some amazing coffee, River Stree Deli makes me wish I ate lunch more often and late night eats have to go to The Bitter Alibi. Welcome to #CHA!

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    bart ferguson

    #ABRoadEatsCHA For a casual lunch… Mrs B’s Jamaican Restaurant. Great sandwiches, plate lunches, Jerk pork, chicken, ox tails, rum cake, and THE BEST BREAD PUDDING ANYWHERE!

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    Kelly Jenkins

    #ABroadeatsCHA Mean Mug Coffeehouse is the breakfast/ coffee stop to make! They are locally owned and serve Velo coffee and homemade pastries as well as a full breakfast and lunch menu! Try the cinnamon rolls! P.S. I saw the show in Nashville and LOVED it! Can’t wait for Good Eats’ return!

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    Maple street biscuit company is great!
    My family thinks lupis is thd best pizza in town
    We also really enjoy pablanos on the north shore, their carne asada torta is very good!

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    Most definitely you need to go to The Hot Chocolatier on Market St in Chattanooga, TN right across the Choo-Choo. You will not be disappointed. Try the dark raspberry hot chocolate, it’s delicious!!!! #ABroadEatsCha. Thank you.

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      UGH!!! I forgot to mention the Hot Chocolatier in my comments! Definitely a fabulous place to stop for a sweet treat! Love the chocolate covered ginger!

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    The Hot Chocolatier across from the Choo Choo, and Rembrandt’s over in the Art District area are the two must go places in Chattanooga. They are amazing!!! If you have to pick one, pick The Hot Chocolatier. Its a locally run small business, with great owners who are Chattanooga locals. IMO, they have the best desserts in the city.

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    The Hot Chocolatier for all things dessert!!
    Canyon Grill atop Lookout Mountain is a wonderful place for dinner. Locals love the drive out to enjoy fresh cuisine. And don’t forget to BYOB.

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    Thu Dang

    Best Brewed Coffee : Velo Coffee Roasters // Hands down my favorite place for coffee in Chattanooga.
    Casual Lunch : Chattanooga Smokehouse // Great food and lots of it.
    Late Night Grubs : Flying Squirrel // Wonderful atmosphere and serves food until midnight!
    Beer : Oddstory Brewing Company // Beer flights.

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    Breakfast at Bluegrass Grill or Bitter Alibi and dinner at The Screen Door Cafe just a few minutes from Chatt. The screen door is one of a kind and has fabulous food!

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    Katie Donahue

    The Hot Chocolatier in Chattanooga, TN is one of the best desserts I have ever had. The talent they have for chocolate, pastry, and sweets is spot on! They have seasonal, as well as regular, goodies for you to peruse. A treat for the eyes and tongue! #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Robin Hussey

    #ABRoadEatsCHA A bit out of the way, but well worth the drive. Screen Door Cafe in Dayton, TN is made from scratch everything on the menu.

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    Kristin Tucker

    There are so many great places in Chattanooga but I suggest:
    Food struck- Fatboy’s Roadside Eats
    Breakfast- Blue Grass Grill or Puckets
    Brunch- Foodworks or Stir
    Lunch- Feed Tavern and Grill
    Dinner- 1885
    Dessert- Hot Chocolatier City Cafe

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    Lawrence G. Miller

    Chattanooga Nov 19
    Best brewed coffee – actually its Cuban coffe, but great at Embargo 52
    Casual lunches – Taqueria Jalisco, Rossville Ave
    Late-night grubbing spot – Frothy Monkey at the Choo Choo

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    #ABRoadEatsCHA – The Hot Chocolatier is a must!! This local, woman-owned business is a gem and their products are delicious!!! For coffee, Chattz is amazing and never disappoints! For food, we love the burgers and truffle fries at Slick’s or head to Mojo Burrito for the bestest, freshest Tex-mex around! Aretha Frankenstein’s has great breakfast! Can’t wait for the show in November!! ps – the Canyon Grill on Lookout Mountain is outside of Chattanooga, but this is a great restaurant and definitely worth a trip – it’s in GA and so are you, Alton (sometimes)!

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    Bethany Hill

    Coffee – Mayfly Coffee! Amazing lattes
    Breakfast – Aretha Frankensteins (best pancakes)
    Lunch – Southern Star for some real southern, comfort food and the banana pudding is amazing
    Dinner – Tony’s Italian (everything is fantastic)


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    I’ve lived in Chattanooga my whole life & the food is fantastic!! My favs are
    Breakfast: Maple Street Biscuit Co.
    Lunch: Blue Plate/Mojo Burrito
    Dinner: Totto’s Sushi/Hennens
    Dessert: Definitely The Hot Chocolatier (a Chattanooga must)

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    Carly Lewallen

    Breakfast-Arthea Frankenstein’s, Blue Grass Grill or Julie Darling Donuts.
    Coffee-Cadence or Meeting House
    Lunch/Dinner-Flying Squirrel, Meeting Place, Feed & Co, Boat House, St. John’s, Tony’s Pasta, Il Primo, Opa
    Dessert-Hot Chocolatier #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Shannon Fuller

    While in Chattanooga, please consider having lunch with us at Zarzours. We’ve been open 99 years. My husband is forth generation and we’ve built our home next door.
    Our burgers have been featured in Southern Living and our meat and three has been featured by Jane and Michael Stern.
    Thank you…Shannon FULLER

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    Shan Wilkinson

    The Hot Chocolatier is a local, woman-owned business that uses no preservatives and has tons of options from truffles to gelato, pot de creme to frozen hot chocolate, espresso to cheesecake, macaroons to macarons, and chocolate dipped almost everything. #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Definitely stop by The Hot Chocolatier! They have great, locally sourced coffee, and amazing hand crafted desserts and chocolates! They are delicous!

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    Definitely The Hot Chocolatier for dessert and/or coffee!! They have amazing truffles, pastries, coffee, gelato AND specialty hot chocolates. All of it is amazing!! #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    #ABRoadEatsCHA Come see us at The Hot Chocolatier! Everything we have is made in-house, from our hand-dipped truffles to our house made French macarons. We also have AWESOME hot chocolates and coffee drinks, and we are conveniently located next to the Tennessee Stillhouse!

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    #ABRoadeatsCHA Bluegrass Grille or the Daily Ration for breakfast, Slick’s Burgers for lunch, Public House, Terra Mae, or Easy Bistro for dinner.

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    Chris Beasley

    #ABRoadEatsCHA In Chattanooga.

    Tremont Tavern for a burger, the best burger in the state, I like the gouda burger and I have them put an egg on it because egg.

    The best breakfast sandwich I’ve ever had is at Milk and Honey, it is like an all grown up McMuffin. There is actually two, the Mega Biscuit or the Farmhouse Biscuit, both are amazing, but I give the farmhouse the edge.

    My favorite plate of food in town is at Stir, in the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo. Their chicken picatta is amazing, just make sure to ask them for extra sauce or to serve it well wet (they’ve changed it since they first opened and the original wet iteration was better). I have, in the past, gone there and ordered two entrees of it, it is that good. No appetizer, just bring me the two orders of picatta.

    For quiet fine dining I recommend St Johns.

    For drinks (but still good food) The Flying Squirrel.

    Honorable mention: The Boathouse for the grilled squid salad.

    You’re also welcome to come over to my house and I will cook you something, possibly something you taught me how to cook.

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    Jennifer Bissett

    Back Stage Bar for brunch. Start with a breakfast shot (Jameson and Butterscotch, then a shot of OJ, followed by a piece of bacon) then get a bucket of mimosas and sit back and relax the morning/ afternoon away. The menu is small, but everything is delicious. Try the doughnuts with maple bourbon dipping sauce. Stay long enough and you’ll be able to catch a live music show or a standup routine. Several venues are on property and you really can’t help but have a good time. #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Breakfast: Aretha Frankenstein, Bluegrass Grill
    Snack: Hot Choclatier, Wildflower Tea Shop, Bread and Butter Bakery
    Lunch: Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe, Opa
    Dinner: Feed and Company

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    The Feed & Co. for dinner. Pot roast is a must!
    Yellow Deli for lunch or Taconooga
    Milk &Honey for dessert/coffee/light lunch
    Tremont Tavern – burger!
    Stone cup – coffee
    Daily Ration -brunch

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    2 Sons Kitchen and Market for breakfast (or lunch or weekend dinner) and it’s neighbor, Champy’s Chicken are a couple of my favorites! #ABRoadEatsCHA

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    Taco Town (located in Hixson – a Chattanooga ‘burb)
    Dominica’s Caribbean Kitchen (Hixson)
    Fresh Pot Cafe (Hixson)
    These are all strip mall places and they are all excellent!

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    Jeff Schwenke

    The Daily Ration for Espresso and breakfast
    The Bitter Alibi for brunch
    The Flying Squirrel for appetizers
    Alleia for dinner

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    Heather R

    #ABROADEATSCHA Amazing food in Chattanooga! Not nearly acknowledged enough! Some faves are Julie Darling Donut (their cake donuts, any flavor, are to die for! My fave is the maple bacon!) The Flying Squirrel Bar-the pimento cheese, house fries and Tony’s Lechon are my picks and are so well executed! There’s a lot of creativity from the chef and don’t forget the drinks and atmosphere are fantastic! And of course, The Hot Chocolatier-anything and everything there. I’ll add Community Pie for some fun pizza options! Need an eating buddy? 🙂

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    #ABROADEATSNN you must try Viking Burger in Newport News. All their food is made fresh when you order. Their fries are hand cut daily and are the best around. The Viking sauce is to die for. Their staff is very friendly. You need to check them out.

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    Alison A.

    #ABRoadEatsNN you must go to Viking Burger! Best fries and burgers in the state. It didn’t look like much but the food is fresh and the flavors are excellent.

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    Carolyn Prickett

    #ABRoadEatsNN, come down to Newport News, VA and we will show you welcome hospitality, especially at Viking Burger. This one of a kind small place has been killing the competition since it opened 3 years ago. Everything made fresh, menu shifts to accommodate availability, award winning fries, fresh cut from potatos right there in the store. Plus a wonderful staff and crew who make eating there a treat. Please come, it will be worth your while.

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    Harvest Restaurant #harvestmissouri what happens when an award winning chef from Big Sur CA marries the Farmer’s Daughter from Missouri…they move back to the farm… in the family since 1932 AND they open a restaurant sourcing local as well as growing produce on their own farm for Harvest. This all happens every weekend, 9 minutes east of Springfield in the middle of an Apple Orchard.
    Voted by Midwest Magazine as one of the top spots not to be missed when in Springfield. #ABRoadEatsSpringfield

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    Lisa Uzun

    #ABRoadEatsCHA Terminal Brewhouse on Market street. The good is awesome and their craft beer is made locally as well as most ingredients are local as well. Pot roast nacho appetizer and the philosopher burger are the best.

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    Buckeye Donuts on OSU campus. A staple and a piece of delicious history!
    Fox in the Snow Cafe. Yummy pastries, coffee and super trendy
    South of Lane, tucked away in a neighborhood. Sooo good, amazing omelettes

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    J. Miller

    I lived several years in Berea, KY but my favorite local place to eat is Babylon Cafe in Richmond. Gyros and tzatziki sauce, you can’t go wrong! The food is delicious! #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Liz Anderson

    Purdy’s in downtown Richmond, KY for coffee, Four Sister’s if your feeling like some tea instead of coffee and both Purdy’s and Four Sister’s serve Clementine’s Bakery goodies, Noddle Nirvana in Berea, KY for lunch, and The Kitchen for late night snack!! #ABRoadEatsRKY We just got tickets yesterday and can’t wait!!! See you in November!!

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    Henry Marshall

    Noodle Nirvana! It’s a 15 minute drive from Eastern Kentucky Unversity, in Berea, Kentucky. It’s a great noodle place owned by two awesome people! Come try it! #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    London Coffee House Brew at Shane Confectionery’s Chocolate Cafe in Philadelphia; it’s brewed cacao and coffee! They also have a ton of single origin and historically inspired drinking chocolates that they make right in front of you! (Most of it vegan, to boot!) #ABRoadEatsPhilly

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    You really need to eat at Cafe Burrier while you are in Richmond, KY. The cafe serves meals prepared by Dietetics students and is conveniently located on the EKU campus. A must visit in my opinion.

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    Viking Burger of Newport News, VA! Not only are all the workers fun, friendly and helpful — the food is fantastic. My husband and I have never had anything that we didn’t like.

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    Alton, for the love of all that is good, do not listen to anyone that says you should eat at Mexican Villa while you are in Springfield, MO. I know that everyone here likes it, but they shouldn’t. I think two of the best restaurants here are Cafe Cusco on the North end of town and Farmer’s Gastropub in the center. Cafe Cusco’s food makes me tear up anytime I eat it because it is so good, and Farmer’s burger has never let me down. Big fan, and so excited you are coming to our city! #ABRoadEatsSpringfield

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    Noodle Nirvana! It is absolutely phenomenal food and its nonprofit supporting business model is impressive and innovative, aiming to help meaningful places within the community and source as many products locally as possible. A truly amazing place! TripAdvisor don’t lie! 😉 #abroadeatsrky

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    Nikita Vundi

    #ABRoadEatsRKY Noodle Nirvana in Berea, Ky. The food speaks for itself. Just 10 minute drive south of Richmond. You need this flavor explosion in your mouth. You’ll thank me later. Drunken sauce!!!!

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    #ABRoadEatsRKy Noodle Nirvana! Delicious noodle bowls, & wonderful people! Local entrepreneurs, locally sourced foods, & benefits local charities! This year, their beneficiary is the local backpack program which helps provide kids with food on the weekends and when school isn’t in session. We ❤️ our !

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    Kathy Brice

    Between Richmond and Newport News, you go very near Williamsburg, VA. I highly recommend a pitstop and recommend the following (not too far off Interstate 64):
    –The Cheese Shop (must try the house dressing and the french bread is excellent) – Duke of Gloucester St., Merchant’s Square. There is usually a line, but it goes fast. You can also call ahead for the pick up window.
    –Paul’s Deli (GREAT deli sandwiches that I’ve never been able to get anywhere else) – Scotland Street
    –Pierce’s BBQ (near Great Wolf Lodge) – great sandwiches and normally expect a line (no frills). About 15 minutes outside of downtown historic area — Enjoy! #ABRoadEatsRVA and #ABRoadEatsNN.

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    Alton! You have to stop by Noodle Nirvana in Berea, KY when you visit Richmond! It’s about 15 from EKU and serves the best Thai noodle bowls around. Their ingredients are locally sourced, they support a living wage for employees and sponsor a local charity every year to partner with. The food is phenomenal and the spirit of the place will leave you feeling great. #abroadeatsrky

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    Amber Perry

    #ABRoadEatsBWG Definitely eat at the White Squirrel and order the Duck Poutine! Then maybe try Home Cafe and marketplace. I haven’t checked the date you’ll be here. It on Wednesday nights they have Burger Night! The Summer Burger is the best! Shogun is amazing too but not as unique. Welcome to BG! I saw this tour in Evansville earlier this year! It’s amazing!

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    Michael Parker S

    #ABRoadEatsNN Let me put in a few words for Viking Burger. They have the best burgers and fries. Very generous portions. Their Death Reaper fries are awesome.

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    Expand a little outside of #ABRoadEatsBWG…look south toward Nashville but stop in Franklin. Long time local favorite Frosty Freeze is a great stop for a burger and shake…give Rylan’s a hit for breakfast, lunch or an early dinner…Hot Plate is a hopping breakfast spot too! If you’re feeling a little Mexican there’s two Sol Azteca’s AND the fabulous El Potrero. The best eats aren’t always in the “big city!!”

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    Anna Wray

    #ABRoadEatsBWG Definitely Montana Grill for a phenomenal dinner. Other places to not miss: Yangon Bistro for Burmese comfort food, Yuki for authentic Japanese. Spencer’s for coffee, and GAD (Great American Donut Shop) for amazing apple fritters!!!

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    Kelly Marsteller

    District Taqueria – Cemita Sandwich with Pork is amazing, great guac too!
    Reverie Coffee – The Coco Dolce coffee is amazing, oh and Coco Dolce has amazing chocolates.
    R Coffee House – In Riverside park, most unusual biscuits and gravy, has hard boiled eggs in it, delicious, sells out fast.
    Doo Dah Diner – a MUST in Wichita. Everything is amazing, if they have pork belly anything get it!
    Fetch – great food and where else can you take your dog into the restaurant with you?

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    Melissa Scott

    #ABRoadEatsNN Viking Burger, Midtown Eats, and Sunrise Doughnuts. They are all amazing!

    Sunrise Doughnuts makes the most amazing breakfast sandwich on a doughnut!!!

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    #ABRoadEatsBWG Thirds BBQ is really good and having eaten at alot of BBQ places in Kansas, i can honestly say it reminds me of the BBQ from Arthur Bryants. Order extra corn cakes, you wont regret it. They are the corn cakes of the god’s and really complement the BBQ. Its a small hole in the wall at 200 College Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101 not far from Sky Pac.

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    Chris V.

    #ABRoadEatsNN Go check out Viking Burger in Newport News, you won’t be sorry. It’s a two hour ride for me, but I will gladly make the ride for a Viking Burger

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    #ABRoadEatsPhilly Beiler’s donuts in the Reading terminal market. The only donuts I’ve ever found that are as good as Gibson’s in Memphis and so much better than Federal Donuts.
    #ABRoadEatsBoston Yumo Wo Katare in Porter Square Cambridge, MA. It’s the biggest, fattiest, tastiest bowl of ramen I’ve ever had. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

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    Jenn Duncan

    #ABRoadEatsNN Viking Burger!! It’s a hole-in-the-wall with some fantastic eats. I’m not a huge fan of burgers, but I will eat theirs any time.

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    #ABRoadEatsNN Viking Burger is a tiny place with a huge personality! The burgers are so creatively planned that you have to allow extra time to read all the menu choices and make your final decision. First timers receive a free sample of their Viking Sauce. The fries were ranked #4 in Virginia in one survey, but I’m a sucker for the onion rings. Every time we’ve eaten inside, the whole place has been more like a family having dinner together than an impersonal restaurant.

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    #abroadeatsnn viking burger AND Phở 83!! Get you some family made phở before you head down the road to get you the best burger in the city!

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    Viking Burger, outstanding food, excellent people. The stuffed Vahalla burgers are amazing, their fries fresh cut, and their viking sauce is delicious. To top it off, if memory serves me correctly, the owner/founder (if it’s changed hands, I doubt it though) also fights in the Society for Creative Anachronism. A warrior’s meal cooked by a warrior himself #ABRoadEatsNN

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    Coffee: Tipico Coffee, Public Espresso
    Brunch: The Dapper Goose, La Cruit Brasserie
    Lunch: Expo Market, Deep South Taco,
    Dinner: Las Puertas, Sato Brewpub
    Late night: Angelica Tea Room
    Other: Fry Baby Donuts, Butter Block, Blue Table Chocolates

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    Jonni Lynch

    Cincinnati, OH: #ABRoadEatsOH (technically just across the river in Ludlow, KY) Folk School Coffee Parlor for the best coffee, and some really great local music and local foods. Home of the Jerry Springer Podcast, every Tuesday night and the owners are the founders of the Whispering Beard Festival. Eat, drink and be a Beardo!

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    #ABROADEATSwaukegan silo pizza (technically lake bluff but close!!) Their pizzas are fabulous, can’t go wrong regardless which you choose! We CANNOT wait to see you here

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    Betsy Thoman

    The Cooked Goose in Westerly RI when your at Foxwoods. Best breakfast around! Seriously Good Eats! Looking forward to the show and Goid Eats coming back.

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    Tee V.

    #ABRoadEatsOH: If you are a fan of both Latin and Asian food, you shouldn’t skip Lalo -Chino Latino. You will be surprised how tasty and unique the dishes are. #lalocincinnati

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    Marci H.

    I second Root Cafe #ABRoadEatsLIT. Small local place in Little Rock, AR that tries to locally source as much produce and meat from the area. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner and the lines can get long but are so worth the wait. Anything on their menu is delicious. The toasted curry chicken salad sandwich is my favorite. They have great burgers, vegan options and salads too. Dine with mismatched cloth napkins and an Arkansas beer.

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    #ABRoadEatsHershey After a long day of coasters at Hershey Park, enjoy a late supper at The Hershey Pantry. Creative comfort food and environment.

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    #ABRoadEatsDC You’ll find great coffee, pie, breakfast anytime day or night at 24-hour Bob & Edith’s Diner across the Potomac in Arlington, VA. Or, visit the historic Old Ebbitt Grill next to the White House for 1/2 price oysters on the half shell between 11pm and 1am.

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    Donna Wilson

    Cincinnati, OH. Late night eats: Knockback Nat’s, between Elm and Race on Seventh. The best Smoked Wings, naked, sauce on the side. Lightly rubbed with Jerk Sauce and smoked.

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    When you come back to Cincy, don’t get caught up in chili or waffles for lunch. You need to go to Pho Lang Thang in Cincinnati’s Findlay Market. Everything is absolutely killer and insanely light on the wallet for the quality. #ABRoadEatsOH

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    Having lived in both places, you need to check out Graeters ice cream in Worthington on north site of #ABRoadEatsColumbus and Al’s House of Eggs in Norfolk, VA, just a quick hop through the tunnel from #ABRoadEatsNN in Newport news

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    #ABRoadEatsWaukegan Quonset Pizza. Get a large pie with Italian sausage. Just do it buddy, seriously. Also the Bomber Sandwich is as good as it gets. I’ve been eating at this place since I was a young kid, my grandpa would always order the bomber. Thank you for including Waukegan in your road trip, you will not be disappointed.

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    #ABRoadEatsMidland Alton, I am the 2017 barista champion here, and I would absolutely LOVE to be your personal barista while you are here in Michigan!

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    N&J’s -delightful Mediterranean food. Puts chips are like crack- you will want some to go
    The Anchor- looks like a tattoo shop, all meat comes from the butcher shop next door. Try the haystack burger and anything from Walnut River Brewery- Irish Warbeard is a fave.
    Avivo- brick oven pizzaria and Italian food. Great tortellini alfredo
    Passage to India- just plain yum.
    The Donut Whole-pretty sure you mentioned you have been there before but worth mentioning again
    Hurt’s Donut- I believe they have another location in Springfield MO, but the two locations we just got here are good.
    Il Vicino- great pizza, even better cannoli
    Buster’s Burger Joint- there is something about that griddle that just makes the burgers right

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    S. Strayer

    #ABRoadEatsColumbus Stauf’s coffee in German Village. There’s lots of cool places to eat down there, too, and it’s closer to downtown where you’ll be than heading out into the suburbs. I haven’t been there, but I hear cool things about 16 Bit Bar and Arcade as well.

    If you want awesome Korean food, Diaspora on N. High Street. For a taste of OSU tradition, Buckeye Donuts also does great coffee and makes fresh donuts daily (also located on N. High).

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    Janice mastriano

    Instead of Newark, NJ head down the NJ Turnpike to Hightstown, Exit 8 and stop at the Hightstown Diner
    where you can get award winning corned beef hash with fresh fried potatoes. Hightstown Diner has been
    serving the locals great food for over 90 years.

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    #ABRoadEatsLIT best coffee in town is at Zeteo! It’s downtown in the River Market area, only a few blocks from where your show will be.

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    Cindy Smith

    The Bagel Experience in Brodheadsville PA is hands down the best bagel spot near the Lehigh Valley. I know it’s a bit north, but it’s well worth the drive. If you don’t want to drive, I’ll deliver! Easton, PA: #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    Matt Dura

    #ABRoadEatsSpringfield Gotta try smokin bobs. They have pork belly burnt ends. But they sell out fast so not something you want to miss.

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    Deta Adams

    #ABRoadEatsCHA Chattanooga has blossomed in the past decade. So many good choices. But there are two places that I time my entire trip around visits to: The Blue Plate on the south shore and Julie Darling Donuts on the north shore. At Blue Plate try the Chicken and Pancake (add blueberries to the pancake). Yes, I meant to say one pancake. Said pancake is over an inch thick and covers the bottom of the cast iron skillet it must be cooked in. Chicken is fried nicely, but not over seasoned. You taste the chicken. Make sure you get the broccoli casserole too. Julie Darling is a dive donut bar. Many flavors of whatever they decide to make that day. Owning a free-wheeling culinary alcove like this is a personal dream of mine.

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    Runcible Spoon in a weathered cottage for breakfast in Bloomington. Large coffee list. College institution. I feel it’s a “breakfast all day” kind of place, but not sure. Probably best to avoid weekend late mornings.

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    Jackie Johnson

    Come to Savannah and eat at Chazito’s Latin Cuisine in Pooler,Ga. Amazing food! Outstanding Cuban sandwhich but my favorite is the Boricua Burrito which has everything awesome about Puerto Rican food in one wrap.

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    Chazito’s Latin Cuisine POOLER GA. Awesome food, and a great place for family and friends to hang out! The owner along with his staff and family strive to please their customers.

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    Find an excellent cortado at Greenstreet Coffee Co.; follow up with fried chicken and a doughnut at Federal Dounuts #ABRoadEatsPhilly

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    Judy Watson

    TC’s in Battleground, IN (a short ride from West Lafayette and Purdue) is a gem. It’s a small country restaurant with the best New York Strip in the area. It’s bare bones but where else can you get a great NY Strip with salad, potato and roll for less than $20? Sure, it’s not fancy, but the steak makes it worth the trip. And you can’t beat the Hoosierness of the place. No pretense, just good meat.

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    Liz Eagan

    #ABRoadEatsWaukegan It’s not really near Waukegan, but Washington Square Restaurant in Sauk Village, IL is our family favorite for any meal. Friendly staff, healthy portions and great flavors. They are located just off of I-394, so it’s a great stop over kinda place when on the road.

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    Renee Coppola

    #ABRoadEatsEWR for casual lunch try Green Chickpea. For dessert, Nastos ice cream. It’s a must. Get the ice cream cake, you will not be disappointed.

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    #abroadeatsbtv – for pizza Verita is located right near the Flynn. Hands down the best pizza in the 802. For a burger, try The Shopoing Bag the best I have had. For classic Chinese home style, can’t beat Single Pebble. Thanks for the trip to VT AB. Looking forward to the event!

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    Erin Yoder

    #ABRoadEatsHutch. Come to Hutchinson, KS to experience Roys BBQ. Only open 11-3 or until the meat runs out. After noon this quaint shed style backyard heaven is standing room only, almost everyday. Delicious.

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    #ABRoadEatsBMG We have so many unique restaurants it is hard to pin down just one. For pizza: Mother Bear’s. 4th Street has almost any nationality of food you could wish for. For dessert Baked of Bloomington. They mix the cookie dough with ingredients on site and bake them fresh for you. Opie Taylors on the square or Grazti Italian. You could stay here for days and still be surprised.

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    #ABRoadEatsHershey The Mill in Hershey, Little Amps for coffee in Harrisburg (a 20-min jaunt over?), plus the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg if you happen to be there between Thursday-Saturday

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    #ABRoadEatsWLAF The town isn’t exactly know for its food, but for late-night you can’t beat the Triple XXX. You have to get the Duane Purvis burger and a big root beer.

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    #ABRoadEatsColumbus Thurman’s Cafe has the best burgers in town (the Texas dogs are pretty amazing, too). Sandman’s cheesesteak downtown has the best Philly cheesesteaks you will find outside of…well, Philly.

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    Lacy Stephens

    You should come to Mt Sterling, KY (30 minutes east of Lexington) to Spoonful of Sugar bakery! Everything is homemade with the best ingredients and local product used as well.

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    Christina Swanberry

    #ABRoadeatsCON O’s Steak and Seafood, Itchiban for sushi, Crust and Crumb for dessert. Aroma Joe’s for an espresso based drink. I’m still searching for the best coffee.

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    Garret Saunders

    #ABRoadEatsCON In Manchester NH, just south of Concord, is The Bacon Barn. Great local breakfast place with a variety of different bacon to choose from. Can’t beat their breakfast! If you’re looking for a great after show haunt though, has to be the Red Arrow Diner in Concord. The Concord location is their newest, but they have been around for AGES and you can’t beat the 24hr service and GREAT food! I recommend the chicken tender dinner, and you have to tell them you’re a first time visitor!

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    Why no stops in Florida? St. Augustine is becoming a food town that followed the music with 300+ restaurants that are mainly independently owned.

    See Michael’s Tasting Room, Gas, Milagro on 12th/Oddbirds, Ice Plant, Kookaburra, and Beachcomber for starters. The Spice + Tea Exchange was even founded here in the oldest American city!

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    Andrea Woodward

    15 miles down the interstate from Richmond, KY, is historic Berea where the first inter-racial, co-educational college in the south was founded before the Civil War. The local food scene there is booming, and it’s definitely worth the extra little bit of driving to check it out! Clementine’s Bakery has the most amazing pastry selection around, Native Bagel has phenomenal bagels and salads, Noodle Nirvana has the best noodle bowls in Kentucky, and the Berea College Farm Store has a food counter where you can order great sandwiches and other goodies from one of the oldest continuously operating college farms in the country. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Rebecca Taylor

    Elementary Coffee at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg, Pa. and if you need a donut to go with your coffee- Evanilla Donuts is right next door! #ABRoadEatsHershey

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    Selena Terrell

    Pizza in Bloomington: Mother Bears. You just have to.
    Coffee: hopscotch has some unique choices, Blu Boy chocolate cafe (somewhat hit or miss, but if you get a good barista, they make an excellent latte from locally roasted beans), and Uptown Cafe (A delicious place to eat too. Their lunch and dinner options are good, but their brunch menu can’t be beat and their espresso is excellent.) (P.S. many others may say Soma but their espresso is not espresso, IMO.)
    Bagels: Bloomington Bagel Company. Any of their bagels with schmear are delicious, steer clear of any of their bagelwiches with egg on them (preformed patty. Blech.)
    Greek: Trojan Horse. Get the falafel and fried pickles with jalapeno mayo. Flavortown.
    Italian: Deangelos. In a strip mall, unassuming place. Hands down the best Italian in town, and reasonably priced too! Homemade cheese lasagna is my favorite. Homemade cheeses, pastas, sauces, and a healthy wine selection… go there!

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    Corri Page

    #ABRoadEatsColumbus: Lunch Spots: Hot Chicken Takeover (amazing mac and cheese), City Barbecue, Borgata Pizza Cafe (best NY style pizza outside of NY), Late Night: Food Trucks & Duck Pin bowling at PINs Mechanical, Mikey’s Late Night Slice. Coffee: Java Central (Westerville), Sassafrass Bakery (Worthington).

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    4A Coffee in Brookline, MA. Family run, roasted on site, best cortado in town. Also 2 doors down from Union Square Donuts, should you get hungry. #ABRoadEatsBoston

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    Corri Page

    Lunch Spots: Hot Chicken Takeover (amazing mac and cheese), City Barbecue, Borgata Pizza Cafe (best NY style pizza outside of NY), Late Night: Food Trucks & Duck Pin bowling at PINs Mechanical, Mikey’s Late Night Slice. Coffee: Java Central (Westerville), Sassafrass Bakery (Worthington). #ABRoadEatsColumbus

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    #ABROADEATSWLAF Go to Triple XXX Family Restaurant. They make their own root beer, have great burgers, and have breakfast all day. BOILER UP!

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    Gary Lewis

    While in memphis area Wiseguy’s Chicago pizza in Horn Lake, MS (just a short drive south on HWY 51) is a must. Get the deep dish.
    If you are traveling I 55 south out of Memphis stop in BTC grocery in Water Balley, MS for a burger and a beer if you want.
    Como Steakhouse just off 55 is amazing if you can get inside.

    In Little Rock check out the Arkansas burger company. Has to be a top ten burger of all time.

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    Dawn Sponsler

    #ABRoadEatsMemphis Fell in love with the ribs at Rendezvous. In the basement of a bank down an alley. Seems as though location speaks to your adventurous side. 52 S 2nd Street.

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    #ABRoadEatsDAY. For coffee, I like Boston Stoker. Can’t beat the Pine Club’s steaks or lamb chops for a great dinner with a retro vibe. The Pine Club was in the Food Network’s five top steakhouses.

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    #ABRoadEatsRVA You HAVE to get brunch at Perly’s!!! Bagels, lox, latkas, corn beef hash, matzoh ball soup, dill fries, house made soda, black and white cookies…soooo good!!

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    #ABRoadEatsBoston – Otto Pizza is amazing. Coolidge Corner has the most extensive beer and wine offerings, the one on Commonwealth Ave is great, and the one in Harvard Square is standing room only. They also serve Maine Root sodas. Last time we went, my 2 year old son rejected his cheese pizza to chow down on a black bean and corn slice. For coffee, I recommend Karma Coffee if you’re swinging through Sudbury, Gracenote in Boston (which was the first place I heard of serving Nitro ice coffee).

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    #ABRoadEatsLit For casual lunch in Little Rock DEFINITELY Three Fold – they have house made noodles, dumplings, and steamed buns with a choice of either chicken, pork (the best), and tofu. The dumplings are killer, especially with a side of house made taro chips. Cheap, simple, and super fresh. It’s also in the same area as the venue you’re speaking at.

    You can get a great brunch and local beer at Lost 40, and everyone loves South on Main if you’re looking for a sort of “gourmet” southern dish. If you want some super authentic Thai food check out KBird, they’ve got a new (tiny) menu daily with amazing curries.

    For coffee hit up either The Meteor (in the back of a bike shop), created by one of the co-founders of intelligentsia, or Zeteo. The Meteor might play into coffee snobery a little more depending on what you’re going for.

    Or if you’re after a place that roasts their own beans, Mylo makes a great cortado and also happens to have a really tasty mochi donut.

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    Britany Scogland

    #ABRoadEatsWLAF in West Lafayette youhave to go to XXX for a burger. I love just a good ol’ cheeseburger, but my hubby will tell you to get the one with peanut butter on it!

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    I would say Gibson’s in Memphis, but I know that’s probably on your Memphis schedule already, so I’m going to recommend the whole wings and banana pudding at The One and Only BBQ at Perkins and Southern – #ABRoadEatsMemphis

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    #ABRoadEatsNN #CNUALUMN #wishIwasbackincollege While attending CNU (and having classes in the ferguson center!), my friends and I always went to the Subway Station across the street. They have been around since ’77. With it’s Orange and Yellow paint, you can’t miss it!!

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    Coffee: The Coffee Trike, 4A, Wired Puppy
    Brunch: Masa (brunch special on the weekends!)
    Lunch: Baraka Cafe, India Quality, Pho Pasteur
    Late night: Double Chin, Taiwan Cafe
    Other: When Pigs Fly Bakery

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    It’s a little out of the way, but Java Joint in Trexlertown has some of my favorite coffee in the Lehigh Valley. And while you’re there, pop up the street to Three Men and a Bagel for breakfast or lunch. #ABRoadEatsEaston

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    When you are in Newark, NJ, you want to try Ridgewood Coffee in Ridgewood . It is a little schlep but so worth it for the Cold Brew and an iced Vietnamese.

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    Taste of Belgium
    Bones’ Burgers – started as a food truck, now a sit down restaurant
    Any stop on the Butler County Donut Trail – we loved Milton’s and Jupiter Donuts.

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    Purdy’s Coffee Co. is a must visit while you’re in Richmond, KY! Noodle Nirvana in Berea is also excellent and a short drive from Richmond. #ABRoadEatsRKY

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    Bit out of your way in Batavia, NY: That Taco Place: amazing Mexican drive through; Pok-A-Dot: local dive for best breakfast and more; Red Osier for prime rib, amazing service (ask for server Heather!) and melt in your mouth carved at table prime rib, true WNY family owned food attraction #ABRoadEatsBuffalo

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    Come to Portland, OR and visit Tapalaya. Korean/creole fusion that is AMAZING!!! The chef is amazing and is always stepping up her game. We want to see you over here in the Pacific Northwest

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    Meadowlark and Marions Piazza for #ABRoadEatsDAY and Bonbonnerie Bakery and Taste of Belgium for #ABRoadEatsOH

    We would be more than happy to join you at any or all of these establishments

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      Marci H.

      I second Root Cafe. Small local place that tries to locally source as much produce and meat from the area. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner and the lines can get long but are so worth the wait. Anything on their menu is delicious. The toasted curry chicken salad sandwich is my favorite. They have great burgers, vegan options and salads too. Dine with mismatched cloth napkins and an Arkansas beer.

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