Chowdown Countdown: 101-81 Pictures

Go behind the scenes in the first hour of 101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown, we'll discover the best lobster shack in Maine, the official BBQ capital of Texas and a sausage lover's dream in Ohio.

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Jim Neely's signature barbecue ribs at Interstate Bar-BQ Restaurant in Memphis, TN. 960 1280


Patrons in uniform drinking huge milkshakes at Chick & Ruth's Delly in Annapolis, MD. 960 1280


Exterior shot of Chick & Ruth's Delly. 960 1280


Full plates of Juan in a Million burritos in Austin, TX. 960 1280


Sign from Doe's Eat Place in Greenville, MS. 960 1280


Cecilia's Café in Albuquerque, NM. 960 1280


Max & Mina's in Queens, NY, serves homemade ice cream. 960 1280


Vistors and locals alike can't miss Superdawg's rooftop hot dog icons in Chicago, IL. 960 1280


Giant pizza at Big Lou's in San Antonio, TX. 960 1280


The salami wall at Katz's Deli in New York City. 960 1280


A pile of fresh pickles at Katz's Deli. 960 1280


Exterior shot of Louis Lunch in New Haven, CT. 960 1280


Pittsburgh's Primanti Brothers signature sandwich -- french fries and coleslaw inside the sandwich. 960 1280


Exterior shot of Geno's Steaks in Philadelphia, PA. 960 1280


The meat refrigerator at Durgin Park in Boston, MA. 960 1280


A giant steer welcomes hungry diners to the Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo, TX. 960 1280


Finished biscuits at Lambert's in Sikeston, MO. 960 1280


Large cinnamon buns at Lulu's Bakery and Café in San Antonio, TX. 960 1280


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