Grating goofball gourmet Guy Fieri (you know, the guy with the gruff throat-cancer voice trying way too hard to be cool with his SoCal Porn Star Look – dyed-blond hair, tats, earrings, Oakley wrap-around shades – and his shirt worn out to cover his fat belly, as is the current Hipster Vogue) visited the legendary Sip & Bite restaurant in Fells Point in April of 2012 for an episode of his Food Network television show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
The Sip & Bite is a family business that has been serving homemade diner and Greek delicacy food in town since 1948. Original owner Antonios Vasilades’s grandson Tony Vasilades now runs the 24-hour diner (lauded fo its “Best Breakfast … Best Late-Night Dining … Best Crab Cakes … Best Cheap Eats” – AOL City Guide, 2005) with his wife Sofia.
Guy really dug the couple’s Old Bay-seasoned crabcakes with their “big, fat chunks” of lump crab.
“You get two of them?,” he exclaimed. “Who can eat that much food?!” (We don’t think he’d have a problem with it!)
He also dug Sofia’s Famous Spanikopita, made from a spinach pie recipe handed down by Sofia’s grandmother and featuring healthy portions of flavorful goat and ricotta cheese .
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