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Food Network show looking for your favorite outrageous food

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kb1818 Aug 19, 2010 09:31 AM

A new show is currently in production for the Food Network focusing on Outrageous Food. We are looking for your favorite outrageous unique eating spots. Big, bold, spicy and unique. We're also looking for unique sweets. Thank you all for any suggestions!

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    Philly Ray Aug 19, 2010 03:38 PM

    In Philadelphia, there is a taqueria called Los Taquitos de Puebla that serves beef eye (as in eyeball), beef mouth, and mixed head meat tacos.

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      JohnnyKBar Aug 20, 2010 07:47 AM

      Maybe not outrageous, but mighty good. Blooming Glen Pork has country sausage wrapped in butterflied pork tenderloins and covered in overlapping bacon slices. Just a simple roast, but amazingly delicious.

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        teddybare Oct 11, 2010 04:02 PM

        I second that

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        Rick Aug 25, 2010 03:51 PM

        Nancy B's, amazing chocolate chip cookies, located in West Homestead, PA.

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          garlicbreath1 Sep 30, 2010 04:27 PM

          undercooked.... meh

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            Rick Oct 2, 2010 11:43 AM

            You would be the ONLY person I know that doesn't like a Nancy B's chocolate chip cookie.

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          ntylions Aug 29, 2010 12:26 PM

          At nicky's Thai kitchen we had a Thai ice ice crane sundae, which was chocolate ice cream on a hot dog bun with sweet rice.
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            catheham Sep 1, 2010 12:50 PM

            In Pittsburgh, there is Primanti Bros, of course. Sandwiches stuffed with meat, cheese, fries and coleslaw. It certainly fits the "big" requirement if nothing else. For unique sweets, Deluca's diner serves pancakes with a ridiculous choice of sweet toppings that range from chocolate chips, to pumpkin, peaches, apples, and peanut butter, all finished off with whipped cream.

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            Deluca's Restaurant
            2015 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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              katiedid31 Sep 5, 2010 05:32 AM

              Haute Chocolate Cafe in West Reading does a variety of delicious cupcakes (Whoopie pie, salty caramel, chocolate pretzel) that may fit the bill!
              http://www.hautecafe.net/

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              Haute Chocolate Cafe
              711 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611

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                naneharvey Sep 5, 2010 07:14 PM

                Los Taquitos in Philly serves really good tacos and just seeing EYEBALLS on the menu is worth the trip. Johnny's Hots serves a weird sandwich (well, I think it's a little weird) -- HOTDOG WITH A FISHCAKE ON A ROLL WITH PEPPER HASH. I don't imagine you get that particular item too many places and the service is lightning fast.

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                Johnny's Hots
                1234 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

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                  Philly Ray Sep 5, 2010 07:34 PM

                  The hot dog w/fish cake is affectionately known as a Philadelphia Surf 'n Turf.

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                  jggabel Oct 4, 2010 10:46 AM

                  Oh Yeah Ice Cream in Pittsburgh. Ice cream and waffles with a huge list of normal and outrageous mix ins.

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