Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Fan questions, August 2011

Some time ago I added a new page to this blog, Have a Question? I receive some 50 questions each month. Here, I share what fans are asking and what answers I could find for them. [Some answers are edited for brevity. ~D]

Dan from Mount Ephraim wrote, "Guy, I toatly love diners, drives and dives. The only thing that I don't get, if I watch 3 hours of your show and watch you eat everything in site, how come you don't weigh about 300 pounds? You are the man."

Our answer: Ah, the magic of television! Fortunately, Guy doesn't eat at three restaurants in 30 minutes. Typically, two restaurants are taped in one day, and they tape 7 restaurants over the course of 4 days. Moreover, Guy's schedule usually has him out for Triple D about once a month. So it really isn't as much food as it appears to be after editing. :)


Judy asked, "where can i buy your sauce. or can i order please let me know. thank you"

Our answer: Guy's bbq sauces and salsas are available in many grocery stores. They're also available online through And let us know how it works out? Thanks for writing in!


Denise from Austin, Texas asked, "How did you get started doing Diners, drive ins and Dives?"

Our answer: I think that story is best told by David Page, the creator and original producer of the show. Check out this interview. Enjoy! And let me know if you want to know anything else about the story?


Thomas asked, "where is Guy's hometown and restaurant?"

Our answer: Guy is originally from Ferndale, CA and now lives in Santa Rosa, CA. His first restaurant, Johnny Garlic's, is also located in Santa Rosa, and it now has three other locations in nearby Windsor, Roseville and Dublin, California. Guy's second restaurant concept is Tex Wasabi's, with locations in Santa Rosa and Sacramento. Visit and


Jessi of Glasgow, MO wrote, "My Dad was telling me about watching one of your shows and you had a salsa on there that took pineapple. He only caught the tail end of the recipe. I was wanting to surprise him with a "father-daughter" night and make that salsa for him. Would you please e-mail me that recipe? Thank you."

Our answer: I believe the recipe you were looking for is Guy Fieri's Roasted Pineapple and Pepper Salsa. Check it out and let me know if it is the one!


Gregory from Rochester MI asked, "What kind of dog does he have? And do you have a picture?"

Our answer: At last count, Guy has three dogs: two rottweilers, Medusa and Diesel, and a chihuahua, Rock Star. There's also Pops, the family's turtle. :) Rock Star made a guest appearance on an episode of "Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving" a few years ago! I can't find any pictures right now! But if I come across some, will be sure to forward them along.


Sean wrote, "Guy and I met while he filmed at the resturant in westport ct. the Black Duck, and I have a question what is the ring he wears that apears to have the letter R on it."

Our answer: Guy wears a ring with the initials RRF, which stand for his oldest son's name, Ryder Ramsay Fieri. When Ryder grows up, he'll get the family heirloom ring. On his other hand, Guy wears a ring with his younger son's initials.


Mike from Florida asked, "I would like to know how guy does his hair and what is the name of the color"

Our answer: Guy uses several similar shades of platinum. He has someone who touches it up in Chicago, someone in New York and two in California. For the spikes, he uses J Beverly Hills Clear Wax. He was in an airport, and a woman just walked up and gave him some. Guy says, "It's the best stuff in the world."

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

DDD '67 Camaro for sale

*Update: Bid on eBay Motors. Auction ends Nov 05, 2011 at 15:08:27 PDT.

*Original Post*
This morning, David Page, recent ex-producer of the Food Network's hit show, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, has confirmed that the iconic red convertible Camaro SS is for sale.

*Update* Spec's: ‘67 Camaro, an original SS. The new engine is a 350C 327HP (with 5,100 miles on the new engine) - 4 on the floor, rear wheel drive. The car itself has 61,682 miles on it, and the original 327 engine is crated up and will be available to the buyer if wanted.

Click here for full-screen images

According to local sources, the red Camaro seen at recent Triple D shoots in Detroit and Vancouver is a 1968. A few other cars have been seen on the show: in early episodes, a dark blue '66 Mustang. Fans may also recall seeing Guy's Shelby Cobra make a cameo a few times, an "impostor" '67 Camaro in Alaska, and of course there was the "Woodie" in the Hawaii episodes.

We'll update this post as more information on the Triple D car auction becomes available.

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Guy Fieri Marinated Meat, available to order from Coscto

Guy Fieri fans across the country have been trying various pre-marinated meat products by Guy Fieri, available at select Coscto stores. These products are now available to order online at

Guy Fieri Marinated Meat Variety Pack
Approximate Total Net Weight: 14 lbs.
The estimated delivery time will be approximately
3 - 5 business days from the time of order.

Chef, Culinary Rock Star, New York Times Best Selling cookbook author, Food Network star (Diners Drive Ins & Dives, Guys Big Bite) and restaurateur (Johnny Garlics, Tex Wasabis), Guy Fieri, brings you his new line of ready-to-cook meats, Guy Fieris Flavortown Foods, so that you can cook like a chef for yourself, your family and friends. Big, bold, 'off-tha-hook' flavors on only the most choice cuts of beef, chicken and pork make cookin up a real deal meal as easy as it gets, any time, any place.

Your Guy Fieri Meat Variety Pack includes:
1 piece Smoke Pit Santa Maria Beef Sirloin Tri Tip (approx 3 lbs)
1 piece Rosemary, Herb Pepper Crusted Beef Sirloin Tri Tip (approx 3 lbs)
1 piece Bloody Mary Flank Steak (approx 2 lbs)
1 pack Ginger Soy Bone In Beef Short Ribs (approx 2 lbs)
1 pack Red Rocker Margarita Chicken Breast (approx 2 lbs)
1 pack Caribbean Pork Chops (approx 2 lbs)

Or try making these classic Guy Fieri marinades on your own! Bloody Mary Flank Steak, Red Rocker Margarita Chicken.

At the time of this writing, individual meats and flavors are not available to order. We'll update this post as more information comes in.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives hits Vancouver, B.C.

*Update* Click here to view a map of all the places Guy Fieri went in Vancouver, B.C.

It is what many fans of the show have hoped for, Guy Fieri and the Food Network film crew are in Canada, taping future episodes of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives in Vancouver, B.C.

Local sources have reported some of the following potential locations for the shoot:

Peaceful Restaurant - website
532 West Broadway #110
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E9, Canada
(604) 879-9878

Save-on-Meats - website
43 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC V6B
Twitter: @saveonmeats
*Premiere 12/26/11 - Scratch Made Classics*

Red Wagon Cafe - website
2296 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 1V4, Canada
(604) 568-4565
*Premiere 12/19/11 - Southern Staples*

Tomahawk Restaurant - website
1550 Philip Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7P 2V8, Canada
(604) 988-2612
*Premiere 12/5/11 - Coast to Coast Classics*

Fresh Local Wild - website
SE corner of Hastings and Burrard
Vancouver, BC, Canada
*Premiere 11/28/11 - Seafood & Sammies*

Falconettis Eastside Grill - website
1812 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC, Canada
(604) 251-7287

Jethro's Fine Grub - website
3420 Dunbar St
Vancouver, BC V6S
(604) 569-3441
*Premiere 11/21/11 - Old to New*

Click here for photos of Guy Fieri's visit to the area.

We love tips! If you have pictures, confirmations or stories to share, please comment below.

We'll update this post as more information comes in.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New grilling accessories from Guy Fieri

Quite a number of new Guy Fieri grilling accessories are now available for purchase through

These products are Guy Fieri-branded products under license by Fox Run Brands. Outset, Inc. is a brand under the Fox Run Brands umbrella. The quality, innovation and branding made famous by Outset is the driving force behind all Guy Fieri items.

Although the product isn't new, the design is. Squirt Bottles (Set of 3)

If you have seen Guido's show, Guy's Big Bite, then you know he loves the squirt bottles: quick, easy, no mess, no lids - right at hand. These are tattooed up in Guido fashion. Each bottle holds 16-oz. $9.95

Grill Surface Thermometer

This extra large grill surface thermometer is more accurate than grill lid thermometers. $13.95

Steak Thermometers (Set of 2)

This set of 2 steak thermometers features glow-in-the-dark needs pointers for easy reading. It reads temperatures of individual servings. Made of stainless steel casing with nonstick probes. $9.95

Nonstick Grill Grid

This Grill Grid has a nonstick coating that provides easy clean up. It's great for grill meats, fish and vegetables. $19.95

Skewers (Set of 2)

This set of two 14-in. stainless steel flat skewers features slides to easily turn and remove food. Great for entertaining.

Nonstick Smoker Box (also in Stainless Steel)

Add smoky flavor to grilled foods with Guy Fieri Smoker Box. Use it with Guy Fieri wood chip blends for a unique and lasting flavor. For use with charcoal or gas grills. $12.95 ($14.95 in Stainless Steel)

There are also Grill Gloves (1-pair) for $24.95 or a Grill Mitt priced at $14.95.

There is an outdoor cooking tool line currently in the works; modifications are still being made. Jeff Norling, representative for Fox Run Brands working in conjunction with Guy Fieri, said these products are available online and "at independent retailers around the country, and I would encourage his fans to ask the stores for the items." He continued, "Guy is extremely involved in the process. He demands quality at a value, first and foremost. He is particular about materials as well. These items must fit with his culinary beliefs."

Visit for bbq sauces, salsas, dvd's and more Guy Fieri merchandise.

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Guy Fieri to sign posters at Woodward Dream Cruise in MI

Guy Fieri, who drives a red 1967 Chevy Camaro SS convertible on his popular Food Network show, brought along two of his cars on his visit to metro Detroit this week. Chevrolet will show off the vehicles Saturday at its Woodward Dream Cruise display in Birmingham. Fieri will sign posters from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Read more.

The Woodward Dream Cruise event is a classic car event held annually on the third Saturday of August in Metropolitan Detroit, along Woodward Avenue. The WDC Event spans much of the avenue, from Pontiac through Ferndale in Oakland County, Michigan, all the way to the State Fair Grounds inside the Detroit city limits, just south of 8 Mile Road. "Woodward Dream Cruise" is a registered trademark of Woodward Dream Cruise, Inc. An estimated one million spectators attended the 2009 Woodward Dream Cruise.


Thursday, August 18, 2011

Triple D goes to Detroit. Finally.

Detroit, Michigan has been on the Diners, Drive-ins and Dives radar for months! We first heard about an intended trip there back in April, 2010.

Guy Fieri and Kid Rock were sighted filming "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" at the Clarkston Union and Union Woodshop restaurants.

Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen
54 S Main St
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 620-6100

Union Wood Shop
18 South Main Street
Village of Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 625-5660
*Premiere 12/12/11* source

Reportedly, Fieri was also seen at the Polish Café in Hamtramck on Monday, and was due to return there Friday.

Polish Village Café
2990 Yemans St
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 874-5726
*Premiere 11/21/11 - Old to New*

Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant - website
511 West Canfield Street Detroit, MI 48201 - map
(313) 831-9470
*Premiere 11/28/11 - Seafood & Sammies*

Source: The Detroit News

Supino Pizzeria - website
2457 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 567-7879
*Premiere 11/7/11 - Pizza, Pancakes and Pork*

We welcome tips! Any sightings of Guy Fieri or the Food Network film crews in and around Detroit, Michigan (spelling corrected!), please comment below.

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