101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown

We're kicking off our list of the best chow down joints in the country! In this first hour of 101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown, we'll discover the best lobster shack in Maine, the official BBQ capital of Texas ...

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Abe's Bar-B-Q

This Mississippi must-eat place features a double-decker sandwich over-stuffed with tender BBQ pork and coleslaw called "The Big Abe."

616 N State St., Clarksdale, MS 38614

Bassetts Ice Cream

Bassetts Ice Cream was established in 1861, making it the oldest ice cream company in America. We head to Philly's Redding Terminal Market to find out the secret to their sweet success.

45 North 12 St., Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Black's Barbecue

Black's Barbecue, one of the best BBQ places in Lockhart, Texas.

215 North Main St., Lockhart, TX 78644

The Buckhorn Exchange

We stop by the oldest restaurant in Denver for the largest selection of exotic meats around -- from yak to rattlesnake to Rocky Mountain Oysters (aka deep-fried bull testicles)!

1000 Osage St., Denver, CO 80204

Cafe Fleuri at the Langham Hotel

We head to the Langham Hotel in Boston for every chocolate lover's fantasy -- a dessert buffet that serves as much chocolates as you can handle, in more ways than you can possibly imagine!

250 Franklin St., Boston, MA 02110

Cattleman's Steakhouse

Right outside El Paso, we travel deep in the desert to find amazing, giant steaks and a gorgeous sunset that's well worth the trip!

3450 S. Fabens Carlsbad Rd., Fabens, TX 79838

Daichan Kaiten Sushi

We go to L.A.'s favorite Kaiten-style restaurant, where you can choose from a never-ending array of delectable morsels brought straight to your seat via a conveyor belt!

11301 Olympic Blvd., Ste 203, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Denny's Beer Barrel Pub

Good luck fitting your hands -- let alone your mouth -- around these big boys! At Denny's Beer Barrel Pub, these juicy one-man burger challenges start at 2 lbs. and go all the way up to 15!

1452 Woodland Rd., Clearfield, PA 16830


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