Duck with Mojito Glaze — A1 Diner (Gardiner, Maine) : The chef here, Kenneth, has reimagined the entire diner menu to include more upscale and adventurous eats like this duck dish. It's made with plenty of butter and topped with a glaze made with rum and mint-infused sugar.
Guy's Favorite East Coast Eats from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Squid-Ink Linguine — Ristorante W.O.W (Montecatini Terme, Italy) : Ristorante W.O.W stands for "Windows of the World." Although it's a restaurant on a mountain, the chef knows his seafood. Fresh shrimp and squid make up the seafood component in this squid-ink linguine. The chef hand makes his pasta with squid ink to give it a jet-black color and velvety mouthfeel. It tastes like the ocean.