Big Food Bucket List Season 3 Restaurant Guide

John Catucci hosts Big Food Bucket List

John Catucci is back for another season of great eats (lucky guy!) as the host of Big Food Bucket List. And if we’re lucky enough to visit some of the cities he gets to go to, we’ll need John’s must-try list of restaurants to visit. Read on to see the places John – and hopefully you – will get to visit this season.

John Catucci in front of Foiegwa

Related: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About John Catucci

EPISODE 1: Bun in A Million

Mallard Cottage
City: St. John’s NL
Cuisine: Canadian East Coast

Tanta Chicago
City: Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Peruvian

City: Toronto, ON
Cuisine: French

EPISODE 2: Taco Chance On Me

City: Montreal, QB
Cuisine: French

Third Coast Provisions
City: Milwaukee, WI
Cuisine: Seafood

La Condesa
City: Wellington, ON
Cuisine: Mexican

Related: John Catucci Reveals 10 Signs to Look For in the Best Restaurants

EPISODE 3: Love You A Brunch

Tropikal Restobar
City: Montreal, QC
Cuisine: Caribbean and Afro-Latino

The Grounds Cafe
City: St. John’s, NL
Cuisine: Farm Fresh, Canadian

Animales BBQ
City: Minneapolis, MN
Cuisine: BBQ

EPISODE 4: Burger She Wrote

Barb’s Fish and Chips
City: Victoria, BC
Cuisine: Fish and Chips

Bavette La Boucherie
City: Milwaukee, WI
Cuisine: Butcher shop

Fat Pasha
City: Toronto, ON
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Related: The Best Burgers: John Catucci’s Picks for 2019

EPISODE 5: Live Laugh Lasagna

La Palma
City: Toronto, ON
Cuisine: Italian

Smoque BBQ
City: Chicago, IL
Cuisine: BBQ

House of Boateng
City: Victoria, BC
Cuisine: West Africa, Caribbean & Pacific Northwest Cuisine

Related: How to Brunch Like Big Food Bucket List’s John Catucci

EPISODE 6: C’est La Vie Che

Vida Cantina
City: Portsmouth, NH
Cuisine: Modern Mexican

Seto Kitchen + Bar
City: St. John’s, NL
Cuisine: Asian-inspired, Canadian

Lil Ronnie’s Beachside BBQ
City: Tofino, BC
Cuisine: BBQ

Related: John Catucci’s Bucket List Tacos 2021

EPISODE 7: Hakuna Toastada

Atlas Cafe
City: Courtney, BC
Cuisine: Canadian

Yellow Door Taqueria
City: Boston, MA
Cuisine: Mexican

Tutti Matti
City: Toronto, ON
Cuisine: Tuscan/Italian

EPISODE 8: Come Slurp Away

Flame + Smith
City: Bloomfield, ON
Cuisine: Sustainable + woodfire cooking

City: Boston, MA
Cuisine: Thai

City: Tofino, BC
Cuisine: West Coast

EPISODE 9: Meat Cute

Wilma & Frieda
City: Palm Springs, CA
Cuisine: American

Chef Boulay Bistro Boreal
City: Quebec City, QB
Cuisine: Northern Territory, French

City: Tofino, BC
Cuisine: West Coast causal

EPISODE 10: Halva A Nice Day

Salud Tacos!
City: San Diego, CA
Cuisine: Mexican

Hop Scotch Dinner Club
City: Halifax, NS
Cuisine: East Coast

Good Fork
City: Toronto, ON
Cuisine: Locavore

EPISODE 11: Pasta La Vista Baby

Fox and the Knife
City: Boston, MA
Cuisine: Rustic Italian

Tom’s Lobster Shack
City: Peggy’s Cove, NS
Cuisine: Seafood

Aunty Lucy’s Burgers
City: Toronto, ON
Cuisine: Burgers


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