Michael Symon's
The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Favorite Food, Drinks, Recipes
& Restaurants of Chef Michael

Chef Michael Symon


Michael was born in 1969 and is originally from the city of Cleveland.

His highest achievement is perhaps his James Beard Foundation Award, a true accomplishment for any chef. He has become a regular on the Food Network as a host, judge and contestant. He has also written from magazine and authored books that do quite well. Some of his restaurants the he runs are Lolita and Michael Symon's Roast. Be sure to pick up The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection.

The Publican

Spicy Pork Rinds

837 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607

Daisy May's

BBQ Beef Ribs

623 11th Ave.
New York, NY 10036


Toasted Marshmallow Shake

24 E 12th Street
New York, NY 10003

Big Al's Diner

Corned Beef Hash

12600 Larchmere Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44120


Polish Boy

3500 Woodland Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

Czuchraj Meats

Beef Jerky

West Side Market 1979 W. 25th St. #B10/11
Cleveland, OH 44113

Resto NYC

Large Format Feast

111 East 29th St.
New York, NY 10016

The Greenhouse Tavern

Gravy Frites

2038 East 4th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115

Lopez SouthWestern Food Kitchen

Sage and Bleu Cheese Guacamole

2196 Lee Road
Cleveland, OH 44118



1201 University Road
Cleveland, OH 44113

Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

Tangerine Popsicle

130 NE 40th Street
Miami, FL 33137

Vetri Ristorante

Chef's Pasta Tasting Menu

1312 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Velvet Tango Room

India Lime Fizz

2095 Columbus Road
Cleveland, OH 44113

Lucky's Cafe

Biscuits and Gravy

777 Starkweather Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113

Cha Cha Chicken

Coconut Fried Chicken

1906 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1044

17th Street Bar & Grill

Baby Back Ribs

2700 17th Street
Marion, IL 62959

Mesa Grill

Tiger Shrimp Roasted Garlic Corn Tamales

3570 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, Nevada

Ray's Place

Mo-Fo Burger

135 Franklin Ave.
Kent, OH 44240-3517



1 Berea Commons
Berea, OH 44017

Happy Dog

Hot Dog

5801 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102


Bacon of the Month Club

422 Detroit St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104