Finally, Just a note…

This has been great fun for years now and has definitely stretched our dining options and our waistbands. I have quite a backlog of restaurants waiting to be overly described by too many words and haven’t been able to bring myself to get them done. Fantastically, it’s because we have some really exciting things going on and I have to make decisions between what will hopefully be important and what has been fun. Fun loses for now. So I’m suspending, if not calling what has been an absolute blast. Thanks to all who participated with us.

Coup de grace – we did finally find our way to the festival of cheese in a puff…turns out…it’s just that, nothing more, certainly a homer thing that I wouldn’t return for but Holy Moses, I certainly wouldn’t argue with the population of the enormous line waiting for bags and bags of them.


Two Years We Waited...Adventures

And It Turned Out To Be A Grilled Cheese With Puffitude

We Are Not Giving Up On Finding Exciting New Places And Experiences...

I'm Just Too Tired To Bore You With Them, At Least For Now.

Thanks, Again...Really, Thanks!



List of all Reviews by Locale
Click on a City below to see reviews


Akron, Ohio  :  Ashland, Ohio  :   Atlantic City, New Jersey  :  Barberton, Ohio  :  Baltimore, Maryland

Berlin, Ohio (Holmes County)  :  Buffalo, New York  :  Brecksville, Ohio  :  Canton, Ohio  :  Cherokee, North Carolina  :  Chicago, Illinois 

Cincinnati, Ohio  :  Cleveland, Ohio  :  Columbus Ohio  :  Cooperstown, New York  :  Detroit, Michigan  :  Durham, North Carolina

 Gatlinburg, Tennessee  :  Hannoverton, Ohio  :  Hartville, Ohio  :  Hermitage, Pennsylvania  :  Hudson, Ohio 

Indiana, Pennsylvania  :  Kent, Ohio  :  Lakeside, Ohio  :  Las Vegas, Nevada  :  Laurel Springs, North Carolina  :  Lodi, Ohio  :  Medina, Ohio

Nashville, Tennessee  :  New Orleans, Louisiana  :  New York, New York  :  Paris, France

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  :   :  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  :  Raleigh, North Carolina

Ravenna, Ohio  :  Richfield, Ohio  :  Rittman, Ohio  :  Seville, Ohio  :  Spencer, Ohio  :  St. Pete Beach, Florida

Tampa, Florida  :  Top Secret  :  Van Wert, Ohio  :  Valley City, Ohio  :  Wadsworth, Ohio  :  Washington D. C. 

Weirton, West Virginia  :  West Salem , Ohio  :  Wooster, Ohio  :  Youngstown, Ohio

Restaurant Count To Date: 704     

Color Legend: Green = Single Visit : Red = Closed Since Visit : Maroon = Second Visit : Black = Breakfast Bike Run

Most Recent Reviews

The Loveless Cafe  ●  Hattie B's  ●  Goo Goo Shop  ●  Prince's Hot Chicken  ●  Husk Nashville

Biscuit Love  ●  Arnold's Country Kitchen  ●  Pancake Pantry  ●  Martin's BBQ Joint  ●  Las Paletas

Five Daughters Bakery  ●  Proper Bagel  ●  Edley's BBQ  ●  The Pharmacy  ●  Hofbrauhaus Cleveland

 Whitey's (2)   JJ's Norton Cafe Breakfast  ●  Astro Doughnuts & Chicken  ●  Bad Saint  ●  SUNdeVICH

  We the Pizza  ●  Jack Flaps (2)  ●  Gardner Pie  ●  Bob's Shanghai 66  ●  Jaleo  ●  Bantam King




Akron, Ohio Area

3 Sons Restaurant  ●  3 Point  ●  93 Prime

Aladdin's Eatery  ●  Ala Mode Cafe

Arnie's Public House   ●   Amato's

The Bacchus Lounge  ●  Barley House    Baxter's Bar

Beau's on the River  ●  Big Star Pizza    B-K Root Beer

The Blue Door Cafe and Bakery

Bomba Tacos & Rum  ●  The Boulevard Tavern

Bob's Hamburg  ●  Bricco    Brick Oven Brewpub

BurgerFi  ●  Burntwood Tavern

Cafѐ Bricco  ●  Charlie's Ribs  ●  Cilantro

The Clearview Inn  ●  Chowder House Cafe (2)

Craft Beer Bar  ●  Crave  ●  Creo's Steakhouse

D'Agnese's Trattoria and Cafe  ●  Dancing Desserts

Darby's on 59  ●  DBA

Delanie's Grille  ●  Diamond Deli

The Diamond Grille    DiVitis Deli and Market  

Dontino's  ●  The Donut Lab  ●  Edgar's

Eddy's Deli    Eddie's Famous Cheese Steaks  ●  Emidio's

Enso's Rolls & Bowls    The Eye Opener  ●  The Falls Deli

Fiore's Breakfast    Fiore's Ristorante

Firehouse Grille & Pub  ●  Flurry's Cafe

Fred's Diner    French Coffee Shop

Gardner Pie  ●  Gasoline Alley

Grabham's Candies  ●  The Grille on Waterloo

Gus's Chalet  ●  Gyro Bob's  ●  Hanini's Subs

The Honeymoon Grille  ●  Hooley House  ●  Hudson's

Ido Bar & Grill (dinner)  ●  Ido Bar & Grill (lunch)

Insomnia Cookies  ●  Istocki's Shish Kebob House

Jimmy Bigg's Grill  ●  JSK Cafe

Ken Stewart's Grille  ●  Kevin O Bryan's

Kiflis Bakery & Restaurant  ●  LA Soul 

Larry's Main Entrance  ●  Legend's Sport Pub  ●  The Lockview

The Lofty Cafe  ●  Luca's NYC Pizza

Louie's Bar & Grille  ●  Luigi's Pizza 

Lukity's Country Inn (Breakfast)

Lyla's Family Restaurant  ●  Mark & Philly's Pizzeria

Mary Coyle/Michael Trecaso   ●   Metro Burger

Metropolis Popcorn 

Mick & Shirley's Cafe  ●  Mobile Sushi Bar

Moe's Restaurant  ●  Molly Brown's Cafe

Mr. G's Pizzeria  ●  Mr. Zubs

Mustard Seed Cafe  ●  Nacho Mama's  ●  The Nepali Kitchen

New Era Restaurant  ●  New York Style Pizza & Deli

Nick Anthe's  ●  Nicolinni's     Nikos Sandwich Board

Ninny's Dogs     The Noisy Oyster

Nueovo Mod Mex  ●  The Office 

Old Carolina Q   Old Harbor Inn: Marina

 The Orange Trük    Original Greek Gyro  ●  Pad Thai

Pammie's Restaurant    Papa Joe's

Pizza Fire    Planet Sub

Premier Crepes    Primo's Deli   Pure DeLite Cupcakery

Pub Bricco  ●  The Rail  ●  Ranchero Taqueria

Ray's Place (Fairlawn)  ●  Retro Dog

Ripper Owen's Tap House ●  Ripper's Rockhouse

River City Bar & Grille  ●  Rock Fresh

Rockin' on the River  ●  Rockne's   ●   Russo's   ●   Sakura Sushi

Seoul Garden   ●   Shisler's Cheese House

The Silver Swan   ●   Skyline Chili 

Skyway Drive-In  ●  The Spaghetti Warehouse

The Stew Pot Kitchen  ●  Stownut Donut

Sugo Bistro  ●  Steinly's  ●  The Stone Pelican Truck

Sushi Katsu  ●  Sweet Pea Cafe

Swenson's Drive In  ●  Tip Top Restaurant

Tip Top Restaurant - Breakfast  ●   Tim's Pizzeria & Pub

Titos Mexican Grill  ●   Traveler's Tavern

Tre Belle  ● Treichel's Bar & Grill

Vaccaro's Trattoria  ●  The Valley Cafe  ●  Vasili's Greek Cusine

Village Garden Restaurant

Wally Waffle  ●  The Waterloo  ●  Welch's Dairy 

West Point Market Cafe  ●  Western Fruit Basket  ●  Windsor Pub

Wing Warehouse  ●  Winking Lizard  ●  Wise Guy's

Wolf Creek Tavern  ●  Zack's Fire & Ice

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Ashland, Ohio

Belly Buster's BBQ

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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Bill's Gyro   

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Baltimore, Maryland

 Canton Dockside Seafood      Chap's Charcoal

Obrycki's Seafood  ●  Silver Springs Mining Co. 

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Barberton, Ohio

Al's Corner Restaurant  ●  Angie's Restaurant

 Barberton Chicken Bellgrade Gardens   ●  Cristo's House of Pasta

David B's Grill & Pub    Dee's 50's Diner

The Enchanted Cafe    The Erie Depot

Fa-Ray's   Funky Truckeria

Green Diamond Grille and Pub

Hodge's Cafe   ●  Hodge's Cafe (Fish Fry)

JJ's Norton Cafe  ●  JJ's Norton Cafe

Milich's Village Inn

Parasson's Italian Restaurant

Sweet Henries  ●  Sweet Henrie's Breakfast

Thanos Restaurant   Tomaso

Twig's Diner  ●  Uncle Sonny's   Uptown Deli

The Whatchamacallit  ●  Wink's

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Berlin, Ohio (Holmes County)

Boyd & Wurthmann  ●  Dutch Valley Restaurant

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Brecksville, Ohio

750 ml  ●  Creekside Restaurant

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Buffalo, New York

The Anchor Bar  ●  Charlie the Butcher

Mulberry Italian Ristorante

Parker British Institution "Chippy"

Parker British Institution English Pork Pies ● 

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Canton, Ohio

35 Brix  ●  356th Fighter Group  ●  Angry Barbeque

Bender's Tavern  ●  Bugsy's House of Pasta  ●  Danny Boy's Pizza

Demico's Pizzeria  ●  Dog Daze  ●  Eadie's Fish House  ●  Giesen Haus

Gervasi Vineyard Bistro  ●  Grinders

Fox and Hound Pub  ●  Heggy's N ut Shop

Hog Heaven BBQ  ●  John's Bar & Grille

Kosmo's Grille  ●  Milk and Honey

Mulligan's  ●  Palombo's Italian  ●  Pav's Creamery

Pete's Restaurant - Breakfast  ●  Peter Shear's

Quaker Steak and Lube

Samantha's Restaurant  (Bfast)  ●  Samantha's Restaurant (Dinner)

Save The Fish  ●  Smoke The Burger Joint  ●  Taggarts

Table 6   ●  TD's Tailgate Grill

Tim's Tavern   ●  Tom + Chee  ●  Tommy Li's

Top of the Viaduct  ●  Vito Corleone's

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Cherokee, North Carolina

Sassy Sunflowers

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Chicago, Illinois

  Al's Beef     Alinea  ●  Charlie Trotters    Garrett's Popcorn

Gene's and Jude's    Gino's East    Hot Doug's

Johnnie's Charcoal Sausage    Little Goat

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria    Mr. Beef     Pizzeria Uno

David Burke's Prime House    Summer House Santa Monica

Uno's Pizzeria    U.S. Cellular Field


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Cincinnatti, Ohio

City Barbeque  ●  The Echo  ●  le Diner en Blanc (3)

O Pie O  ●  Senate  ●  Sugar n Spice

Tom n Chee  ●  The Wurst Bar

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Cleveland, Ohio

 ABC The Tavern  ●  American Slovak Club

Best Gyros  ●   Big Al's Diner  ●   The Black Pig

Blue Canyon Restaurant   ●   B-Spot Burgers     

The Blue Point Grill  ●  Bonbon Pastry & Cafe

 Brassa Churrascaria   ●  BRGR 9

Bubba's Q

Chez Francois  ●  A Cookie & A Cupcake

Cork & Cleaver Social Kitchen  ●  Coquette Patisserie

Corky & Lenny's  ●  Cowell & Hubbard  ●  Crepes DeLuxe

Crop Bistro and Bar  ●  Danny's Deli  ●  Dim and Den Sum

El Carnicero   ●   Fat Cats

Fahrenheit  ●  Flour Rustic Italian Kitchen 

Frank's Bratwurst  ●  Great Lakes Brewpub

Greenhouse Tavern  ●  Grumpy's Cafe

Guarino's  ●  Happy Dog  ●  Hodge Podge

Hodges   Hofbrauhaus Cleveland

Hot Sauce Williams  ●  Jack Flaps

Johnny Mango  ●  Kiedrowski's Bakery  ●  Lola Bistro

Lolita    Lopez on Lee    Lucky's Cafe

Luxe Kitchen  ●  Mabel's BBQ  ●  Maha Falafil

 Melt Bar & Grilled  ●  Momocho  ●  Nano Brew

The Oak Barrel   ●  Oak & Embers Tavern

Otto Moser's  ●  Parallax

Phil the Fire  ●  Pier W

Progressive Field  ●  The Rail Strongsville

Reilly's Irish Bakery  ●  Sangria Y Tapas 

Slyman's Deli  ●  Slyman's Tavern  ●  SOHO

Stone Oven Bakery  ●  Sokolowski's University Inn  ●  Steve's Gyros   

The Tavern Co, on Lee  ●  Tavern of Independence

Tommy's Restaurant  ●  Trentina

Umami Moto  ●  Washington Place Inn and Bistro  ●  West Side Market

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Columbus, Ohio

101 Beer Kitchen  ●  Al's Famous Popcorn

Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill

Barcelona Restaurant   ●  The Burrito Bus

Cafe Istanbul  ●  The Coop

Dirty Franks  ●  DK Diner  ●  Fado

French Loaf  ●  Gigi's Cupcakes

Golden Delight Bakery  ●  The Good Frank

Goody Boy Diner  ● Hellas Restaurant

Holy Smoke BBQ  ●  Jeni's Splendid Icecream

Katalina's  ●  Katzingers Delicatessen

Los Gauchos  ●  Kittie's Cakes

Marcella's Italian Kitchen  ●  Miller's Columbus Ale House

Nicolasa's  ●  Northstar Cafe

Nothing Bundt Cake

    Ohio Deli  ●  Orange Leaf

The Pearl  ●  Pitabilities  ●  Schmidt's Sausage Haus

Surly Girl Saloon  ●  TatoHeads

The Thurman Cafe  ●  Uptown Deli & Brew

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Cooperstown, New York

Schneider's Bakery  ●  Silver Fox Italian Ice

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Detroit, Michigan

American Coney Island  ●  Comerica Park

Lafayette Coney Island  ●  Slow's BarBQ

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Flapjack's Pancake Cabin

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Hannoverton, Ohio

The Spread Eagle Tavern

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Hartville, Ohio

The Hartville Kitchen

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Hermitage, Pennsylvania

The Hickory Grille

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Hudson, Ohio

Flip Side Burgers  ●  Kepner's Tavern

Main Street Cupcakes  ●  Rosewood Grill

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Indiana, Pennsylvania

9th Street Deli  ●  The Sandwich House

Miller's Hoagies  ●  Steel City Samiches

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Kent. Ohio

Bar 145  ●  Bistro on Main

Brimfield Family Steakhouse   Cajun Dave's

The Dog Squad  ●  Heavenly Cupcakes

Little City Grill  ●  Main Street Continental Grill

Mike's Place Restaurant   ●  Mike's Place Restaurant (Breakfast)

The Pufferbelly Ltd.  ●  Popped  ●  Ray's Place

Taco Tonto's  ●  Twisted Meltz  ●  The Wild Goats Cafe

Zenas  ●  Zoup Werks

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Lakeside, Ohio

Berry's  ●  Cheese Haven  ●  Marblehead Galley (Breakfast)

Marblehead Galley  ●  Mon Ami Winery

Nagoya  ●  Netty's 

The Patio  ●  Peninsula Restaurant

Sloopy's Sports Cafe

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Las Vegas, Nevada

B.B. King's Blues Club  ●  Bachi Burger

Battista's Hole In The Wall

BLT Burger  ●  Border Grill 

Bouchon Breakfast  ●  Central  ●  Craft Steak 

Bouchon Dinner    Burger Bar    Carnegie Deli

DOCG  ●  The Eiffel Tower Restaurant  ●  The Grand Lux Cafe

Hash House A Go Go  ●  The Henry

Hot N Juicy Crawfish  ●  Jean Philippe Patisserie

L' Atelier du Joel Robuchon  ●  Mesa Grill

New York Pizzeria  ●  New York Pretzel  ●  Nine Fine Irishmen

Noodle Asia  ●  Olives  ●  Pinks

The Public House  ●  RM Seafood

Serendipity 3  ●  Sinatra  ●  Sirrico's  ●  The Stratosphere

Tableau  ●  'wichcraft

The Buffet at the Wynn   ●  ZooZaCrackers

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Laurel Springs, North Carolina
on the Blue Ridge Parkway

   Freebourne's Eatery & Lodge

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Lodi, Ohio

Hoover's Place  ●  The Lighthouse Cafe

Moxie's Bar & Grille

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Medina, Ohio

Bullies BBQ  ●  The Corkscrew Saloon

Dan's Dogs  ●  Dickey's BBQ Pit   ●  The Fireside Lounge

Joey's South Side Burgers  ●  Johnny J's Pub & Grille

Lagerheads Smokehouse

Main Street Cafe  ●  Mama Jo Pies  ●  Marie's Cafe

Master Pizza  ●  Medina Steakhouse and Saloon 

 NY Bagel Deli  ●  On Tap Grille & Bar  ●  On Tap (Breakfast)

One Eleven Bistro  ●  PJ Marley's  ●  SantoSuossos'

Steve's Dakota Grill  ●  Sully's Irish Bar

Thyme 2  ●  Your's Truly

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Nashville, Tennessee

Arnold's Country Kitchen  ●  Biscuit Love

Edley's BBQ  ●  Five Daughters Bakery  ●  Goo Goo Shop

Hattie B's  ●  Husk Nashville  ●  Las Paletas

The Loveless Cafe  ●  Martin's BBQ Joint  ●  Pancake Pantry

The Pharmacy  ●  Prince's Hot Chicken  ●  Proper Bagel

New Orleans, Louisiana

Antoine's  ●  Borgne  ●  Brennan's

Cafe Du Monde  ●  Central Grocery  ●  Commander's Palace

Deanie's Seafood  ●  Domiliese's  ●  Dooky  Chase's

Leah's Pralines  ●  Luke  ●  Mother's Restaurant

Pat O'Brien's  ●  Willie Mae's Scotch House

New York, New York

Lobel's (Yankee Stadium) Supper Restaurant

Torrisi Italian Specialties Yonah Schimmel

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Paris, France


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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pat's Vs.Geno's / Reading Terminal

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bob's Diner  ●  Fatheads 

Nakama  ●  Primanti Bros.

Sarafino's  ●  Wingharts

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Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

42nd St. Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill  ●  The Cookout

Cuban Revolution  ●  Ko Kyu BBQ Truck

The Mellow Mushroom   ●   The Pit

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Ravenna, Ohio

Arnies West Branch Steakhouse

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Richfield, Ohio

Taverne of Richfield    Whitey's Booze and Burgers

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Rittman, Ohio

B. G.'s Main Event    Crawford's Dairy Isle

The Depot    The Depot Restaurant

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Seville, Ohio

American Heritage Restaurant

Huddle House    Mike'sMain Street Franks

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Spencer, Ohio

Farmer Boy Restaurant

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St. Pete Beach, Florida

Bella Habana  ●  The Columbia  ●  Crabby Bill's 

Dockside Dave's  ●  Red Mesa  ●  Rib City Grill

Snappers  ●  Square1 Burgers & Bar

Sweet Sage Cafe  ●  Ted Peter's Famous Smoked Fish

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Tampa, Florida

Bern's Steak House  ●  Charley's Steakhouse

Columbia Cafe

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Top Secret

Sorry, Can't Tell You Exactly

Top Secret 2

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Valley City, Ohio

Samosky's Pizza

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Van Wert, Ohio

Balyeat's Coffee Shop

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Alexandris  ● Antonio's Pizza

Arabica Cafe  ●  Boss Frosty's

Casa Del Rio  ●   Cleats Club Seat Grille 

Crites  ●  The Galaxy Restaurant

Kasai  ●  Jake's Wayback Burgers

Marie's Restaurant  ●  Main Street Grill (Buehler's)

Patron's Mexican  ●  Root Beer Drive-In

Sassy Dog  ●  Sonnet's Cafe

Spunkmeyers Pub  ●  The Sub Station  ●  Sub Station Pizzeria

Tail Gators  ●  The Tasting Room

Valley Cafe Wadsworth  ●  Valley Cafe @ NITE

Wadsworth Brewing Co.

Whole Day Cafe  ●  Zydeco Bistro

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Washington D.C.

Astro Doughnuts & Chicken  ●  Bad Saint

Bantam King  ●  Bob's Shanghai 66

Ben's Chili Bowl  ●  Comet Ping Pong

Jaleo  ●  Piola  ●  Ray's Hell Burger

SUNdeVICH  ●  We The Pizza

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Weirton, West Virginia

Dee Jays

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West Salem, Ohio

Village Cornerstone

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Wooster, Ohio

Barn Stone Cafe

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Youngstown Ohio

The Alumni Inn    Ange' Nettas

Antenucci's Restaurant  ●  Antone's Italian Grille

Barry Dyngles  ●  Blue Wolf Tavern   ●  Bogey's Bar & Grill

C's Waffle House   ●  Cafe 422

Cassess's MVR  ●  Casa Ramirez

Chad Anthonys  ●  The Chop House  ●  Dona Vito's Italian Grille

Drake's Landing  ●  El Patron

The Fifth Floor  ●  High Pointe Tavern and Restaurant

Hook Fish & Chicken   ●  Kravitz's Deli   ●  Kravitz's Garden Cafe

Los Gallos    Jib Jab

Jimmy's Italian Specialties  ●  Just Fred's    Margherita's

Monteen's  ●  Mount Carmel Festival (Downtown)

Muscarella's  ●  Roberto's Italian

Salvatore's Italian Grill  ●  The Sandwich Factory

 Scarsella's   ●  Station Square

The Upstairs Restaurant  ●  Uptown Pizza

Valley Inn Bar & Grill

Winston's Tavern  ●  The Yankee Kitchen

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