Guy Fieri watch: Food Network star reportedly headed to town as restaurants close kitchens

June 25, 2020

South Dakota is one of two states that have never been visited by Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives”  – but that appears to be changing this week.

Host Guy Fieri was spotted in Fargo this week at several different restaurants.

According to the local news site inforum.com, “with Fieri’s visit to North Dakota and soon South Dakota, he will have visited more than 1,200 restaurants in all 50 states.”

Those restaurants involved are not able to confirm anything about the appearances, but some evidence can speak for itself.

Bread & Circus Sandwich Kitchen alerted customers that it would be open for dinner only Thursday and Saturday.

Co-owner Barry Puetzke said he could neither confirm nor deny that the restaurant was part of the taping.

The owner/chef of O So Good Restaurant in Garretson posted on Facebook that he eventually would have some good news to share.

“Well, we received some great news about O So Good restaurant(s), but unfortunately we cannot go into details of what that is. All that we can say is definitely some great news, and we can’t wait to share it with our customers, our fans and our family,” it said. “We do ask that if you know the good news or guess correctly on what that is, that you keep it to yourselves for right now.”

Thornton said Thursday that he could neither confirm nor deny that Fieri would be taping at the restaurant.

It was a similar conversation with staff at Look’s Marketplace, where the kitchen is closed from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday for a “special event.”

A representative of Food Network said, “for the safety and security of our talent and crew we can’t confirm any info” about the taping, adding that information about episodes scheduled to air in the area would be shared.

According to the Fargo site, episodes usually air within two to three months of shooting.

“Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” is a show that features some of America’s most-beloved eateries.

“The restaurants that Guy visits are usually well-known among locals and other people in the region,” according to the series description. “While at each location, Fieri talks to the staff as well as the customers to get their thoughts on the food. Many episodes feature eateries that are connected by a common thread, such as burgers or comfort foods.”

According to the website dinersdriveinsdiveslocations.com, which bills itself as the complete online listing of restaurant locations featured on the show, North Dakota and South Dakota are the only two states that have not been featured.

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Guy Fieri watch: Food Network star reportedly headed to town as restaurants close kitchens

South Dakota is one of two states that have never been visited by Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives”  – but that appears to be changing this week.

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