Roadtrip with G. Garvin Location List
Episode 101: Houston
The Original Kolache Shoppe
5404 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77087
Off the beaten path, The Original Kolache Shoppe is the go to spot for a variety of kolaches, both sweet and savory.
The Original Kolache Shoppe on Facebook
6202 Upshaw Dr, Houston, TX 77396
The men at Pitmaker build the best custom smokers in Houston. They aren't afraid to flex their grilling muscles, either.
Pitmaker on Facebook
Pitmaker on Twitter
Tin Roof BBQ
18918 Town Center Blvd., Atascocita, TX 77346
Ronnie, son Brek, and wife Nancy Webber run one of the best BBQ joints in town, whose laidback setting and live music helps bring guests from all over town.
Tin Roof BBQ on Facebook
Tin Roof BBQ on Twitter
Episode 102: Charleston
The Glass Onion
1219 Savannah Hwy., Charleston, SC 29407
Chris Stewart and Sarah O'Kelley share their love for local, seasonal, and fresh ingredients with a southern twist at this up-and-coming hidden hotspot.
The Glass Onion on Facebook
The Glass Onion on Twitter
Barrier Island Eco Tours
50 41st Ave., Isle of the Palms, SC 29451
Shane and Morgan Ziegler have a passion and background in biology and boating- combine it with a love for Charleston and lowcountry boil and you have yourself a very tasty adventure on the water.
Barrier Island Eco Tours on Facebook
Cakes by Kasarda
3414 Rivers Ave., Charleston, SC 29405
Former Yankee-turned-Southern belle Tammy Karsada is trained and practiced in the art of baking and decorating beautiful cakes for any occasion.
Cakes by Kasarda on Facebook
Cakes by Kasarda on Twitter
Episode 103: Austin
2406 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Hailing from the midwest, brother-sister team Jeremy and Angela have brought a beloved lowa staple, the fried pork tenderloin, to Austin residents.
Tenderland on Facebook
Tenderland on Twitter
1110 E. 12th St., Austin, TX 78702
Chef Hoover Alexander's fresh and healthy take on soul food staples.
Hoover's Soular on Facebook
Hoover's Soular on Twitter
101 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
At a place where the slogan is "hot sausages, cold beer," expect nothing but quality booze and artisan dogs, with a side of live music at Frank.
Frank on Facebook
Frank on Twitter
24 Wall Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Chic and romantic, this spot dishes fine Italian fare with honest, seasonal ingredients.
Cucina 24 on Facebook
Chop Shop Butchery
100 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801
The team at Chop Shop takes their job seriously, wasting nothing with their high-quality cuts.
Chop Shop Butchery on Facebook
Chop Shop Butchery on Twitter
WNC Farmer's Market
570 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 28806
This is a great local farmer's market where locals can stock up on seasonal goods from great people.
WNC Farmer's Market on Facebook
Blue Water Seafood
94 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801
The finest fish is available at this modest counter. Chef Chazzy cooks up great lunches for hungry guests.
Blue Water Seafood on Facebook
Blue Water Seafood on Twitter
Green Man Brewery
23 Buxton Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
The Green Man Brewery is a local go-to for a good time and handcrafted brew.
Green Man Brewery on Facebook
Green Man Brewery on Twitter
Episode 105: Brooklyn
Pies 'N Thighs
166 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Pies 'N Thighs brings the best of Carolina cooking to the budding forefront of New York City culture known as Williamsburg.
Pies 'N Thighs on Facebook
Pies 'N Thighs on Twitter
177 5th Avenue., Brooklyn, NY 11217
In downtown Park Slope this hamburger haven turns out fresh and innovative burgers.
Burger Bistro on Facebook
Burger Bistro on Twitter
77 19th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232
This distillery makes top-quality gin, start-to-finish, from local products .
Breuckelen Distilling on Facebook
Episode 106: New Jersey
3619 State Rt 94, Hamburg, NJ 07419
Cava Winery has an appreciation for fine wine and small plates inspired by their flavorful creations.
La Cava Winery on Facebook
La Cava Winery on Twitter
380 Bloomfield Avenue., Newark, NY 07107
Dickie Dee's is a successful Newark institution that dishes the classic Italian hot dog.
Dickie Dee's on Facebook
340 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, NY 07030
3Forty Grill prepares sophisticated meals of the Southern variety.
3Forty Grill on Facebook
Episode 107: Best of the Bayou
1703 Shepard Dr, Houston, TX 77007
Glenda's Creole Kitchen
3232 Main Hwy #31, Beau Bridge, LA 70517
The Three Muses
536 Frenchman Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Episode 108: Lafayette
1111 Saint John Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
The French Press
214 E. Vermilion, Lafayette, LA 70501
The Accidental Chef Cooking School
406 Garfield Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Episode 109: Farm to Table
Royal Oak Peanuts
13009 Cedar View Road, Drewryville, VA 23844
Coon Rock Farm
1021 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Zely & Ritz
301 Glenwood Avenue #100, Raleigh, NC 27603
Episode 110: Virginia
200 Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
101 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Lavender Fields Farm
11300 Winfrey Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059
Episode 201: Atlanta
Piece of Cake
3215 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Piece of Cake has been baking freshly made cakes from scratch since 1985, using only the finest natural ingredients. Homemade cakes, cookies, cheese straws round off the menu to clients all across the United States. Oh so good.
1198 Howell Mill Rd #18, Atlanta, GA 30318
At first glance your taken away with JCT Kitchen’s decor and ambiance. Who knew that shrimp & grits and chicken & dumplings could be considered high end southern food. It’s comfort food raised to a higher level.
The Local Three
3290 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
Diners can’t stop raving about this great neighborhood spot that reflects the style and image of the 3 owners. The Local Three has a light casual atmosphere. They use locally produced quality ingredients. The menu ranges from mac & cheese to foie gras. Dining in flip flops is encouraged.
Episode 202: Best of Georgia
Yeah! Burger (Virginia-Highlands)
1017 North Highland Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
At Yeah! Burger they believe in "Keeping Food Real". They use only natural and organic ingredients! All of the food is cooked-to-order, so you may have to wait awhile. But according to the locals, the food is well worth the wait! The line out the door is proof of that!
Brick Store Pub
125 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
The Brick Store Pub opened on 1997. Patrons come for all that they passionately offer; a nonpretentious atmosphere which boast local, regional and nationally acclaimed American craft beers, German and English specialty beers and our vintage and reserve bottled beer list. The food is made from scratch every day, all accented by a beautiful historic building located on a bustling town square.
1085 Canton St Roswell, GA 30075
The Fickle Pickle, a southern café and deli Open for lunch and dinner serving delicious gourmet Southern sandwiches and other seasonal dishes. Of course, The Fickle Pickle loves pickles so much that all of their pickles – dill, bread & butter and Cajun – are made from scratch. It’s the best of Southern Hospitality means down home-food!
Episode 203: San Francisco
Brenda’s Soul Food
652 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
When seeking true Cajun-country soul food look no further than Brenda’s. This gorgeous hotspot makes southerners and locals alike assemble for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Brenda and wife Libby own and operate the large space that turns out southern classics like the Fried oyster po’boy and fresh, spicy hush puppies.
Hops & Hominy
Tillman Place, San Francisco, CA 94108
Hops and Hominy is taking us back to food basics with fresh ingredients, simple recipes, and lots of love! Southern hospitality, crafted beer combined with a chic modern decor, flavorful dishes, and a truly hip atmosphere.
8 Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, CA, 94133
Alioto’s is 4th generation owned of the oldest restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf. This 87-year old institution is famous for it's prime location and Italian legacy. Their family recipes are centered around fresh seafood, including Dungeness crab.
Episode 204: Oakland
444 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Pietisserie is known throughout Oakland for their random acts of sweetness making beautiful handmade pies. Their unique flavors and beautiful presentation will charm anyone’s tastebuds.
247 4th Street #111, Oakland, CA 94607
Chop Bar is a neighborhood favorite near Oakland's Jack London Square, serving breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch and dinner. Using the finest ingredients found in the Bay Area, they make affordable and nourishing food designed to be enjoyed by everyone.
Savor Oakland Food Tours
3016 Filbert Street, Oakland, CA 94608
Savor Oakland Food Tour is an engaging snapshot of Oakland food culture, exploring the local cuisine, history, art, and architecture. On this 3.5 hour narrated tour which includes several food and drink tastings, truly getting a taste of Oakland’s soul!
Episode 205: Nashville
1520 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN
Since opening its doors in one of Nashville’s trendiest neighborhoods, East Nashville,
Lockeland Table offers an impressive fresh menu that has created a buzz in the city. From southern classics like Niman Ranch Bone-in Pork Loin to eclectic appetizers such as roasted bone marrow, Lockeland has set a new standard with its adventurous menu.
400 Degrees Hot Chicken
319 Peabody Street, Nashville TN 37210
You can not go Nashville without trying hot chicken. 400 Degrees serves a crusty hot chicken.Their recipe engages varies amounts of cayenne pepper and paprika depending on your level request. 200, 300, 400 ... it goes even higher if you can take it!
John A’s Restaurant
2421 Music Valley Dr., Nashville, TN 37214
For years John A’s has been part of the Music City’s music scene while serving up delicious food. In addition to the "Best Catfish in Nashville" their menu includes Catfish Sandwich, Grilled Tilapia and Fried Chicken Livers. John A’s serves delicious southern dishes while offering a smooth country sound at John.
Episode 206: Louisville
610 West Magnolia Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208
610 Magnolia, one of Louisville’s finest restaurants. Its southern-inspired menu is packed with personality courtesy of local flavors and a diverse upbringing of Chef Edward Lee. 610 Magnolia seasonal menu leaves patrons wanting something more and different every time.
921 Swan Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40217
Hammerheads is a gastropub that locals flock to. Don’t let the divey exterior and low prices fool you: their southern- inspired menu offers up savory favorites like the “PBLT” (pork belly, lettuce, tomato), fried mac and cheese balls, and battered mushrooms.
Juanita’s Burger Boy Diner
1450 South Brook Street, Louisville, KY 40208
For years locals frequent this 24/7 Diner where you can get a breakfast before work, a quick lunch, and a hearty meal for dinner. Delicious burgers loaded with goodness to pancakes, biscuits & gravy Burger Boy Diner keeps it coming.
The Rudyard Kipling
422 West Oak Street, Louisville, KY 40203
The Rudyard Kipling is the pride of Louisville. With over 25 years under its belt as an
internationally-known venue this hot spot has hosted bands, plays, and poets alike. Locals and visitors come to enjoy the entertainment and beer. Most importantly is the burgoo. This meat and veggie stew is a Louisville favorite!
Episode 207: Down Home
120 South 1st Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Hillbilly Tea is the perfect spot for a stylish and unique experience in downtown Louisville. This Appalachian-themed restaurant serves up local dishes with a health-conscious twist. True to the name this hotspot is also a teahouse, brewing fresh organic whole-leaf teas. Sweet tea is a southern specialty but dare to try something rare and special at Hillbilly Tea.
Noble Springs Dairy Farm
3144 Blazer Road, Franklin, TN 37064
45 minutes outside of Nashville is a fabulous little family run goat farm. Their goat cheese and milk is sold all through Nashville in farmer markets and used by restaurants throughout the Nashville metropolitan area.
Barton 1792 Distillery
300 Barton Road, Bardstown, KY 40004
1792 distillery was one of the first in the area. They prepare their bourbon with American ingredients, all prepared on sight. They have 26 warehouses on site filled with tens of thousands of small barrels.
Episode 208: Los Angeles
The Original Farmers Market
6333 West 3rd Street. Los Angeles, CA 90036
Unlike most farmers markets this place has an amazing comfortable atmosphere. Filled with unique restaurants and unique people it’s almost impossible to choose which place you want to eat.
The Serving Spoon
1403 Centinela Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
In a region that is not known for soul food, the Johnson’s are paving the way and breaking new ground for Southern California’s soul food scene. With the idea of providing excellent food that is not only “Love At First Bite”.
Episode 209: Southern California
1142 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
At MB Post you can pick up a 5 star meal at 2 star prices. MB post is a restaurant where they want locals to feel like they are in Brooklyn and visitors to feel like they are at the beach and they have successfully pulled the fusion of both coast. Too much to say about MB Post so the best thing left to say is, Don’t Miss Out!
Berri’s Pizza Cafe
8412 W 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Berri’s is not just a pizza/Italian restaurant it is a local hotspot that celebrity and average joe both hang. This local spot offers cheap eats that take your taste buds on a ride. Enjoying large plates at a low price, Berri’s Pizza Cafe is definitely the place to be.
3446 W. Slauson Ave, Los Angles,CA 90043
Open since 1975, Woody’s Bar-B-Que remains an iconic BBQ institution in Los Angeles. They focus on bar-b-que and only bar-b-que using fresh from the pit to the table.
Episode 210: Las Vegas
Hash House A Go-Go
6800 West Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Hash House A Go Go is one of Las Vegas biggest and best food spots. In true Las Vegas style they are doing it big, with big food, big drinks, and big fun! They are taking twisted farm food concept and turning it into one of the greatest food success in the country!
Sandy Valley Ranch
1411 Kingston Rd, Sandy Valley, NV 89019
If you are looking for an unbelievable Nevada experience outside Las Vegas, the Sandy Valley Ranch is the place for you. You’ll ride horses, herd cattle, enjoy a gourmet meals, learn to rope and get the chance to be a cowboy or girl for real!
Pink Box Doughnuts
7531 W. Lake Mead Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
With no real authentic donuts spots in vegas this of the strip hidden gem has just cornered the market with a unique tasty donuts.
Episode 211: Philadelphia
926 South Street, Philadelphia PA
Supper is all about upscale flavors with a warm comfortable vibe. Husband and wife team (Mitch and Jennifer) put a different spin on southern inspired comfort foo. Dinner is always crowded and so is weekend brunch. So if you are headed to Philadelphia-a reservation is a must for “Supper”
1400 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
The joint is always jumping at Warmdaddy’s. This soul food restaurant serves up a variety of southern inspired dishes from traditional fried chicken to a New Orleans gumbo. It’s the place for a good meal, good drink, and good entertainment.
Caribbean Feast Restaurant
1338 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia PA
A modest Jamaican restaurant that’s serving up oxtails faster than anything else on the menu, This restaurant features authentic and other scrumptious food from the island of Jamaica such as curry chicken and rice & beans. This neighborhood restaurant is a wonderful dining experience.
517 South 5th St., Philadelphia, PA
A small quaint place that’s serving up great cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and other sweet treats is making its mark in Philadelphia, This one women show is a booming bakery business that will sweeten your day.
Episode 212: Washington D.C.
414 H. St. N.E. Washington, D.C.
The farm to table movement is big for the folks who run “Boundary Road” Restaurant. It’s a neighborhood bistro that’s all about simple preparation and local ingredients. The ever changing menu is a sure fire way to keep the local’s coming back. Also, word is the cocktails are just as delicious as the food.
438 Massachusetts Ave., Washington D.C.
Sound the alarms as Sixth Engine restaurant is doing big things in Washington Dc. A contemporary restaurant set in a old firehouse is serving up comfort food with a twist. The historic Washington D.C. firehouse strives to preserve history while blazing the path in the food world and making history.
Birtch & Barley
1337 14TH ST. NW, Washington D.C.
Birth & Barley gives customers great ambiance along with amazing food, This ground breaking Washington DC restaurant delivers great food and an artisanal beer collection to match. Come hungry and thirsty.
Episode 213: G's West Coast Trip
707 Carson Las Vegas, NV 89101
This hotly-anticipated downtown Vegas Joint has got Sin City excited. The menu has pleased the palates of chefs, critics, foodies and friends & neighbors. The word is out from the city to the suburbs. Downtowns “New Comfort Food” joint is cooking it up. Eat what? Eat this!
911 Seward Street, Hollywood, CA
LA-based “As you like it” catering and award-winning restaurant, Grub has carved out a prominent niche in a highly competitive field by integrating a unique sense of style and neverending energy in their breakfast and brunches!
Feed Body + Soul
1239 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Feed Body & Soul is a lifestyle restaurant inspired by the belief that eating well can be a daily indulgence. Feed is a great new addition to the sexy Venice Beach culinary scene on Abbot Kinny Blvd. Their menu is one of integrity that offers the freshest, seasonal, sustainable and organic produce and proteins. They take you to a euphoric state of mind when you feed at Feed Body + Soul.
406 West Ponce DeLeon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030-2443
Atlanta's Quintessential Southern Eatery, which uses only the finest ingredients and actively supports local organic growers, transforms traditional Southern dishes into something distinctive and exciting.
421 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
If it's breakfast you want in Atlanta, there is no place better than Ria's Bluebird. Don't miss their poached eggs and famous buttermilk pancakes with carmalized bannanas.
5555 Crows Road, Cumming, GA 30041-4269
This Family owned Farm is a big hit with their U-Pick-it Program. They also happen to have some of the best produce around!
2979 Campbellton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30311
Don't be fooled by this shack in East Point, Atlanta, its BBQ will leave your mouth watering. You can't go wrong with JJ's Smoking Ribs hot off the grill. Just make sure to leave room for some of their awesome sides.
Really Real Cakes
If you are looking for quality home baked goods, then look no further. Every pie and cake is baked from scratch to order. It's like being able to call your grandma for your favorite childhood baked goods.
F/V Daddy's Boy
214 Vernonburg Ave., Savannah, GA 31419
The best kept Secret in Savannah, this family run business has some of the freshest and sweetest shrimp around. They not only sell their seafood at local Farmers Markets in Atlanta, but mail order, too.
North Beach Bar & Grill
33 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island, GA 31328
With the cool mellow vibe of the Islands and daily catch from the Atlantic, there are few better places to kick back, relax and enjoy great food and fantastic drinks.
Ann's Snack Bar
1615 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30317
Lines spill out the front door, but that's because their burgers are well worth the wait. Try their 'Ghetto Burger' and you may never look at others burgers the same way again.