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The best of Kansas City BBQ

The best of Kansas City BBQ

If you are heading to KC for the NCAA Basketball Tourney, then you are in store for some great hoops and even better Q. My preference is always Oklahoma Joe’s, especially the pork, although LC’s pork sandwich is pretty killer, too. And I really love…

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South Austin Trailer Park Eateries

South Austin Trailer Park Eateries

Trailer Park Eatery — Torchy’s 1311 South First St Austin, TX 512-366-0537 website Tacos, Desserts, Food Trucks The cornerstone in the South Austin Trailer Park Eatery is the legendary taco truck, Torchy’s. They feature over 14 types of tacos. The Trailer Park itself has a…

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“Sorry, We’re Open” — The Snow Cap Drive-In

“Sorry, We’re Open” — The Snow Cap Drive-In

Delgadillo’s Snow Cap Drive-In 301 W Chino Ave Seligman, AZ (988) 422-3291 American, Ice cream, Hamburgers This place is always hoppin’ with overflow crowds flowing out of Delgadillo’s Snow Cap Drive-In. Built in 1953 by local resident Juan Delgadillo (Angel’s brighter), with an extremely limited…

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Downtown Austin’s best BBQ joints

Downtown Austin’s best BBQ joints

Despite my Kansas City roots, I have to admit that Austin has more than their fair share of great BBQ joints. Since SXSW is going on now, let the smoky goodness bless them all. Iron Works Barbecue 100 Red River St Austin, TX (512) 478-4855…

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The best frozen custard on Route 66 — Ted Drewes is solid

The best frozen custard on Route 66 — Ted Drewes is solid

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard 6726 Chippewa St St Louis, MO 314 481-2652 website Ice Cream Parlor This St. Louis landmark is almost as famous as the pesky arch. It all started when tennis star Ted Sr. opened his first ice cream store in Florida in…

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Cozy up to a Cozy Dog

Cozy up to a Cozy Dog

Cozy Dog Drive In 2935 S 6th St Springfield, IL 217-525-1992 website Drive In, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Souvenirs, Inspiration for “Cars” location This is the birthplace for the Cozy Dog – better than a mere corn dog, they say. It’s crunchy! On the road, you…

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Viva the Pig! Check out the South’s best barbecue sandwiches.

Viva the Pig! Check out the South’s best barbecue sandwiches.

I really, really love BBQ, and am always on the look out for the smokey goodness. I am now in the process of adding these joints to Best Road Trip Ever! iPhone app, so I won’t miss them next time I’m on the road. They were…

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German-style culinary goodness

German-style culinary goodness

Opened in 1889, The Berghoff’s is Chicago’s oldest restaurant, serving fine German food and celebrated their Dortmunder-style beer in the heart of the Loop to Route 66 travelers since the beginning. And they have a killer neon sign. Serving lunch and dinner Full bar Restaurant: Monday…

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Cheezborger, Cheezborger, No fries, cheeps. No Pepsi, Coke.

Cheezborger, Cheezborger, No fries, cheeps. No Pepsi, Coke.

This classic joint was immortalized by John Belushi and crew from Saturday Night Live … and really isn’t that far from the start of Route 66. Legend (and their website) has it that Greek immigrant owner William Sianis became known as “Billy Goat,” when a…

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A real deal diner and Milk Duds!

A real deal diner and Milk Duds!

Located near the beginning of Route 66. Its classic neon sign boasts “Serving the World’s Finest Coffee,” Lou Mitchell’s classic diner has been open in Chicago since 1923 (at it’s current location since 1950.) The constant crowds reinforce the truth: the skillet-served meals are really,…

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