Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations

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Root-Beer Man
Cheeseburger
2013/08/08 20:21:29
They had more than a few listed that I've seen here in folks trip reports. Nice to see roadfood getting a shout out.
 
http://www.smithsonianmag...America-218682901.html
Foodbme
Porterhouse
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/08 21:31:30
I think every one of them on the list has been discussed here on Roadfood.
RF'ers know the best food joints in America!!!
post edited by Foodbme - 2013/08/08 21:35:19
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/09 01:24:59
I'm happy to see Canter's on the list.
lleechef
Sirloin
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/09 10:54:37
The history and decor of ye olde Union Oyster House are impressive but the food isn't that great.  I had fish and chips there once.....terrible. 
wheregreggeats.com
Filet Mignon
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/09 11:00:10
A horribly annoying slide show.
I endured it because it was pretty much right-on ... I've been to about 14 of the places, so it was a fun read.  I wish I was on the road as much as I used to be.
 
CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/09 16:29:40
Here is the list:
 
Piroshky Piroshky - Never Been
VooDoo Donut - On my To Do List
Boudin Bakery - Yumm
Ben's Chili Bowl - Yumm
Cherry Cricket - Never Been
Varsity - Oh Yeah
Faidley - Crabcakes yummmm
Union Oyster - I agree with Lisa not bad for the history, but the food..
Superdawg - Neon Wienies
Camp Washington Chili - Yummm
Ninfa's - Never Been
St Elmo's - Sinus Clearing horseradish yummmmm
Pat's - Yummmmm
Oklahoma Joes - Really of all the BBQ places they picked OK Joes?
Canters - Never Been
Corky's - Really out of all the rib joints???
Joes Stone Crab - YUMMMMMMMM
Cafe Du Monde - YUMMMMMMMM
Katz's- YUMMMMMMMMMMM
Primanti's - YUMM
 
I am shy of 5 of them, Greg I agree with you I need to get out more.
post edited by CajunKing - 2013/08/10 15:22:26
wanderingjew
Sirloin
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/09 16:40:30
I'll comment on the places that I've been to.
voo doo donuts- good, but a little too "hipsterish" for me
boudin bakery- it's been 20 years- I forgot
ben's chili bowl - it was ok but I put it in the "one and done category"
varsity- see "ben's chili bowl"
Faidley- never again
Union Oyster House- I thought the baked beans here were better than Durgin Park- Couldnt' tell you about the rest of the food but I would go certainly back and try it
Camp Washington Chili- A classic
Pat's- a sad tourist trap of a joke
Oklahoma Joe's- very impressed but not my favoite KC bbq joint
Corky's- really? 
Joe's Stone Crab- probably one of my favorite roadfood joints anywhere.
Cafe Du Monde- overhyped
Katz's - not too shabby for a an ancient relic
Primanti's- This place just sucks 
 
 
post edited by wanderingjew - 2013/08/09 16:41:49
Foodbme
Porterhouse
Re:Smithsonian's 20 Best Food Destinations 2013/08/10 02:59:32
wanderingjew

I'll comment on the places that I've been to.
voo doo donuts- good, but a little too "hipsterish" for me
boudin bakery- it's been 20 years- I forgot
ben's chili bowl - it was ok but I put it in the "one and done category"
varsity- see "ben's chili bowl"
Faidley- never again
Union Oyster House- I thought the baked beans here were better than Durgin Park- Couldnt' tell you about the rest of the food but I would go certainly back and try it
Camp Washington Chili- A classic
Pat's- a sad tourist trap of a joke
Oklahoma Joe's- very impressed but not my favoite KC bbq joint
Corky's- really? 
Joe's Stone Crab- probably one of my favorite roadfood joints anywhere.
Cafe Du Monde- overhyped
Katz's - not too shabby for a an ancient relic
Primanti's- This place just sucks 

Primanti's comment - Sounds like you're trying to pick a fight with your buddy???