Restaurants in U.S.

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Sit under the surf art that covers the bamboo-lined walls, and order grilled grouper sandwiches in this narrow space on Center Street with a surfboard... Read More

Inoteca, located on a bustling corner in the lower East Side, offers an extensive wine selection, small-plate Italian dining, and (perhaps best of all)... Read More

Located in the MGM Grand, this gourmet sandwich shop from celebrity chef Tom Colicchio is ideal for a quick, affordable bite on the Strip. Here, patrons... Read More

This slick cafeteria is the brainchild of celebrity chef and Top Chef judge, Tom Colicchio. The sandwich-centric menu includes fresh renditions of... Read More

Long known as the place where local chefs eat after-hours, 112 Eatery’s own chef is finally getting his due with a James Beard award nomination.... Read More

Urban chic design meets oysters and tapas. Read More

A modest exterior (the red awning is as flashy as it gets) makes it easy to look past this unique little McDougal Street eatery, which has had SoHo... Read More

A unique, alternative to the abundant Hawaiian fare on Oahu, the 12th Avenue Grill serves modern twists on classic American dishes. The small restaurant... Read More

1300 on Fillmore pays homage to southern fare and an integral part of the city's past. Located in the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District, a revitalized... Read More

Joël Robuchon, at the Mansion at MGM Grand, is the only restaurant in Vegas to boast three Michelin stars, and it doesn’t draw diners so much as it does... Read More

At lunchtime and dinnertime, hungry locals pack into this pillbox eatery to sip champagne flutes and eye the seafood counter, where they can slurp down... Read More

Though located some 40 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, by 1920 Houston was a booming port, known as the city where 17 railroads meet the sea&mdash... Read More

This Federal-style townhouse on a quiet street in Georgetown was converted into a restaurant in 1960. Taking its name from the year the Constitution was... Read More

Few champion pit masters have achieved the level of celebrity of Mike Mills, whose postmodern barn on a strip of suburban sprawl provides a range of... Read More

Recently and beautifully renovated, 1886 Café & Bakery at the Driskill Hotel is a good way to get a taste of the Driskill's old-fashioned Texas... Read More

"British-born Annie Wayte, one of New York's great unsung chefs, creates soulful soups and beautiful greenmarket salads at this whimsically rusticated... Read More

This dinner-only restaurant at the Turtle Bay Resort overlooks the Pacific Ocean and balances formal white tablecloths with a relatively casual resort... Read More

If you want to see what Nantucket was like before the new glam crowds started pouring in, head to this 1847 former guesthouse. The pink-pants-and-deck... Read More

What began as a speakeasy in Midtown during Prohibition has become one of the most historically significant dining destinations in the country. The... Read More

On the upper floor of 220 & Edison you'll find a relaxed local crowd that comes for dishes like the sautéed lake perch piccata. Downstairs,... Read More

Meals are prepared with ingredients sourced from the restaurant's two-acre farm. Read More

Home to the largest rooftop bar in the city, 230 Fifth is known for its panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. Located on the 20th floor of the... Read More

Situated in the lobby of the historic Roosevelt Hotel, this 24-hour haunt adds a little punk to Hollywood Boulevard. Black-and-chrome tiles line the bar... Read More

Despite its location on the ground floor of an office building, this French-American restaurant evokes the serenity of the countryside with expansive... Read More

Located at the corner of Abbot Kinney and San Juan in the small beach community of Venice, 3 Square Café is the creation of veteran chef... Read More

Named after its location at 3660 Waialae Avenue near the Wilhelmina Rise in East Honolulu, this Euro-Island bistro is a collaboration between Russell... Read More

Feast on a heaping plate of French toast, rolled in sliced almonds and cornflakes and slathered in maple syrup. Read More

Ryan Farr has become the latest "it" chef (and artisan butcher) to San Francisco's starstruck gourmands. And while his crunchy, porcine chicharrones are... Read More

Chef Nate Whiting earned his reputation as one of Charleston's gastronomical wizards, serving up elevated tapas-style dishes that make dinner... Read More

Located on Restaurant Row on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, this Harlem eatery serves up refined American entrees alongside upgraded burgers, steak... Read More

For customers leaving this restaurant located in the Meatpacking District, it may be the décor and layout that sticks in the mind instead of the... Read More

Get your day started at this early bird restaurant—they only serve breakfast and lunch—close to Denton’s historic town square. Made... Read More

Part of the Mansion on Forsyth Park hotel, this fine-dining establishment is eclectically designed with alligator-skin chairs, bright orange accent... Read More

Set on Telluride Mountain at the exact elevation for which it’s named, the restaurant turns out rarefied Rocky Mountain dishes, from elk carpaccio... Read More

Prepare yourself for the best traditional Memphis-style ribs ever—flat-out sensational. The velvety, succulent meat at A&R simply glides away... Read More

Operating under the motto "Anyone can put the heat to the meat, but only a few can barbecue" since 1983, A & R is perhaps the pinnacle of BBQ in... Read More

Chef Melissa Fox, owner of A Casa Fox, honed her Latin cooking skills at the side of her mother, a native Nicaraguan. Her Lower East Side restaurant... Read More

With many of its Mediterranean, small-plate dishes cooked in a wood-fired oven, À Côté has become a fixture Rockridge restaurant.... Read More

Since 1994, A Taste of Heaven has been delighting the residents of Andersonville with award-winning scones, specialty cupcakes, made-from-scratch... Read More

The seasonal menu at A Voce in the Flatiron district focuses on rustic Italian dishes and fresh ingredients. The meat ravioli, a family recipe, is made... Read More

A.R. Valentien is the signature restaurant at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Inspired by namesake Albert R. Valentien, this farm-to-table establishment is... Read More

The name, which stands for Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (the French system regulating the quality of local wines and cheeses),... Read More

The restaurant at the Lodge at Torrey Pines is named after a Californian Impressionist known for his ceramics, watercolors, and oil paintings—many of... Read More

Shelley Lindgren, co-owner of this southern-Italian favorite (named for the highway that runs through Naples), has built a wine list that practically... Read More

San Francisco’s hottest pizza joint has expanded with A16 Rockridge, which turns out chewy pies from a hand-built oven. We love the Montanara... Read More

Chef Ryan Pollnow brings traditional Basque fare, like patatas bravas while going (way) beyond the predictable tapas palate. Expect inventive plates... Read More

How can you not love a restaurant that starts off a meal with a lobster shooter? Enjoy a signature cocktail at the bar before migrating to the dining... Read More

Abba, in Orleans, is widely touted as the Cape’s best restaurant. Israeli-born chef Erez Pinhas dips into his heritage for dishes like falafel in... Read More

Snag a table here for the city’s best chicken and waffles. Start with a cocktail to dress up the dish; the restaurant is located on the second... Read More

At this restaurant, located between Union Square and the historic Flatiron district, Jean-Georges Vongerichten shines the spotlight on farm-to-fork... Read More

At this restaurant, located smack-dab between Union Square and the historic Flatiron district and occupying a stylishly rusticated space inside the... Read More

One of Philadelphia’s most unique eateries, Abe Fisher serves foods of the Jewish diaspora. Traditional ingredients are deliciously transformed:... Read More

Located within walking distance of the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center, this Hayes Valley brasserie is ideal for pre-show French... Read More

If you're heading uptown, a morning stop at this cash-only hole-in-the-wall will introduce a bagel that may cause you to reevaluate the mere bread-rolls... Read More

Inspired by traditional Japanese izakayas (after-work drinking establishments), this Midtown East restaurant specializes in fresh sashimi as well as... Read More

Tucked in a strip mall on Spring Mountain Road, the heart of Vegas’s Chinatown, Raku shot to cult status soon after opening in 2008. The focus is... Read More

Chef Mitsuo Endo’s Raku—a Japanese-style grill specializing in robata and oden cooking (and nominated for a number of James Beard awards)—is the nearly... Read More

Run by celebrated chef Charles Phan (formerly of the Slanted Door), the Academy Café is a casual, cafeteria-style eatery located in Golden Gate... Read More

Straight out of southern Louisiana, Acadiana serves up Cajun and Creole fusion and Southern-style cocktails in an expansive glassed-in space designed to... Read More

Located in the Source, an artisan food market remodeled from an 1880s brick foundry, the casual but upscale Acorn consistently delivers on a changing,... Read More

Situated off the beaten path (literally, it's in an alley off of a cobblestone street in Peck Slip), Acqua serves up authentic Italian cuisine and wines... Read More

What started in 2006 as a temporary pop-up for chef Thomas Keller has since become an established fixture in Yountville’s dining scene (fans who can’t... Read More

High ceilings, wrap-around windows and an open kitchen make for an inviting feel at this family owned restaurant, where menu offerings are... Read More

At Addison, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Resort's signature restaurant, executive chef William Bradley serves Franco-Californian cuisine that shows... Read More

Now in residence at the St Regis Hotel, Chef Alain Ducasse's latest foray into the New York restaurant scene is a French wine restaurant. Named after... Read More

I love the Agave Lounge precisely because it feels like it doesn’t belong in Santa Fe. With sleek, long leather couches and a fireplace straight out of... Read More

Agostino Sciandri and actor Robert De Niro teamed to open this Tuscan trattoria in 1997. Out front, there are cypress and olive trees, as well as an... Read More

Popular with skiers because of its location at the base of Aspen Mountain, Ajax Tavern is known for its mountain views and bistro fare cooked with... Read More

Some viewers didn’t jive with Season 3 winner Hung Huynh’s aggressive, competitive style, but his skill level is undeniable. He brings... Read More

After working as Michael Jackson’s private chef, Akasha Richmond opened this namesake restaurant to showcase her signature farm-to-table... Read More

Proof that proper customer service is not dead, owner Al Biernat and his commitment to his guests' dining experience is what has kept this Park Cities... Read More

Founded by the husband and wife team of Emiliano Coppa and Anna Klinger (the two actually met while she was traveling abroad in Italy), this small... Read More

Holding fast to the area’s Swedish heritage, Al Johnson’s meatballs and pancakes are notable, and so is the restaurant’s grass roof... Read More

The flagship location of an ever-growing national chain, this sandwich shop was first established in 1938 as a curbside wooden food stand in Little... Read More

Though located outside of Burlington’s historic center, Al’s French Frys remains an institution and veritable rite of passage for locals.... Read More

Kitschy old license plates and the bartender’s amiable bulldog mix welcome you to this honky-tonk pub, where the food looks as rugged as the... Read More

Every seat in this lobby bar faces an elaborate piece of art: The interior bar features a lava rock wall with a red, lava-inspired inlay; and the seats... Read More

The rounded bar of Alameda makes it one of those places that's hard to leave without making a new friend. Whether you're dining solo or meeting a loved... Read More

Now a national chain, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema—known for its food, quirky events and strict rules against talking and texting during movies—was born... Read More

The creation of James Beard Award winner and celebrity chef, Alan Wong, this restaurant is a success with both critics and customers. Wong’s... Read More

The themey microbrewery serves huge portions of great pub food. Try the grilled sliders or the giant nachos, and split The Rock: an Oreo crust filled... Read More

Located 30 minutes from Scottsdale at the CopperWynd Resort, Alchemy serves New American cuisine amid panoramic views of the Sonoran Desert and McDowell... Read More

The steak frites and fried risotto balls don’t distract from the tropical drinks such as tangy mojitos and gin-and-juices. Read More

Portuguese-American chef George Mendes’s menu (the most perfect salt-cod croquettes west of Iberia; refined-rustic rice studded with bits of... Read More

After opening in the former space of Harvard Square dining landmark, Casablanca, this New American restaurant didn’t skip a beat. The newly expanded... Read More

Harrell, another alumni from Susan Spicer’s Bayona, moved to New Orleans in 1998 and started as a pantry cook.  In 2010, he joined Sean McCusker as... Read More

The menu is full of locally sourced dishes (quail with vanilla-bean sauce). Read More

This restaurant is located on the Inn on the Creek grounds, anchored by an 1882 Victorian House. The cozy dining room has a global menu—you&rsquo... Read More

This Rittenhouse gastropub is popular with the after-work and date-night crowds. The dining room has exposed brick walls and banquette seating. High... Read More

Established by tea aficionado Gail Baral in 1997, Algabar is an online retailer specializing in blended teas. Inspired by her travels around the globe,... Read More

The clink of glasses has replaced the long-ago clink of prison bars at this jail-turned-luxury hotel in Beacon Hill. Set in the old “drunk tank” of what... Read More

This establishment in north Portland has been operating in one form or another for over eight decades. Larry and Carla White have been in charge for... Read More

The cantina sits perched on a hill with amazing valley views, and serves a menu of simple-but-yummy Mexican dishes (tacos, enchiladas). Read More

Inspired by the owners’ experiences drinking afternoon tea in locations around the globe and the whimsical story of Alice in Wonderland, Alice’s Tea Cup... Read More

Robust regional fare with a modern twist makes this eatery a fresh edition to L.A.'s Italian dining landscape. Pop in for small plates like chopped... Read More

At the forefront of the groundbreaking molecular gastronomy movement, Alinea offers meals that are quite simply unlike any others. Dedicated followers... Read More

An eclectic crowd of creative-class types, artists, and aerospace-industry employees from a nearby firm, come to feed their caffeine fix at Seth Levy's... Read More

This might be the messiest po’ boy in the city.  And if there’s anything I’ve learned in this town, it’s that messy food is often the most... Read More

At the cozy refurbished 1912 bungalow, you can dine on sesame-crusted ahi or rosemary-lemon-chicken pizzas. Read More

Located in the Four Seasons Hotel, Michelin-starred Allium’s chefs source ingredients from local farmers to create seasonal farm-to-table American... Read More

With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Telluride valley and surrounding peaks, Allred's is a 12,000-foot fine dining resturant at the... Read More

The menu at this seasonally driven gastropub may change regularly, but it consistently pleases. Dinner crowds come to take advantage of a competitive... Read More

Located across the East River from Manhattan, this Mexican restaurant is known for its rooftop terrace with views of the Statue of Liberty, Governor... Read More

From Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr, Alma de Cuba has a minimalist style with glass walls, clean-lined furniture, and portraits of Cubans on... Read More

Run by music-loving Estonians, this Old Town Scottsdale bungalow also offers an assortment of breakfast classics with an international twist. Dine... Read More

Back when sugar plantations filled the area, workers would gather at lunch, and the “mixed plate” concept began when the Japanese,... Read More

Just how traditional is this favorite oceanfront haunt? It now features poi made from taro grown right on the property’s farm. You can also get “luau... Read More

Accessed by two gondola rides through the mountains, this German-American restaurant sits at the top of the North Peak, at a height of 11,444 feet. Part... Read More

Stop in for Bavarian specialties such as schnitzels, rinder goulash, and hühnerbrust geschnetzeltes at this family-owned restaurant. You can also... Read More

The locally-sourced menu highlights classic Jewish dishes with modern twists—and a few not-so-Kosher treats—ideal for sharing with new friends at the... Read More

Owned and operated by chef Michael Schlow, Alta Strada is the more casual sister restaurant to his formal downtown eatery, Via Matta. Schlow... Read More

The menu changes to reflect the day's catch, from cobia to scallops. Read More

Executive chef Brad Kilgore, who previously helmed of Jean-Georges Vongerichten's J&G Grill in Bal Harbour, is doing amazing things with local... Read More

Though it may sound like a diner, this new Mission District hot spot makes anything but greasy spoon dishes. Vegetables and fresh local seafood are the... Read More

Contemporary adaptations of traditional Spanish tapas comprise the menu at this Old City restaurant, which was opened in 2005 by James Beard Award... Read More

The more casual sibling of Churrascos, which has locations in Westchase and River Oaks, Amazón Grill still brings the flavorful, creative Latin... Read More

This one-star Michelin restaurant from chef/owners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani is located on the ground floor of the St. Regis Hotel on corner of Third... Read More

In 2012, the Hyde Lounge debuted at the home of the Miami Heat. The courtside space can accommodate as many as 250 people—perfect for luxury-seeking... Read More

Pizza toppings come almost secondary at American Flatbread. Instead, it’s the bread that receives the most care, baked according to old-world... Read More

It’s hard to think of a better name for this homey, welcoming restaurant, where the seasonally changing cuisine draws from distinctly American... Read More

Moody lighting, sleek surfaces, and intimate dining areas characterize Américas, chef Michael Cordua's Latin fusion restaurant and bar, one of... Read More

Straightforward but satisfying Italian-inflected Pacific Northwest dishes are paired with Washington wines at this riverside venue. Read More

Comfort food (apple-cinnamon crêpes) is served outdoors near the dock in Edgartown (breakfasts are popular). Read More

Hosts Mario Zarate and Julio Quevedo want all their guests to feel the Amor Cubano (Cuban love) in everything at this Spanish Harlem restaurant which... Read More

This intimate Mediterranean-inspired dining room (Tuscan-orange walls and paintings of the Italian countryside) resembles a trattoria in Italy. On the... Read More

In a borough packed with artisans who are passionate about terroir, it can be hard to stand out, but Ample Hills Creamery has become a Brooklyn... Read More

After the cooks fry the falafel, the patrons take over, topping their handheld sandwiches with any of the 20-plus sauces, salads, pickled items and... Read More

The restaurant boasts a Napa Valley pedigree and such dishes as Columbia River sturgeon with Chioggia beets and savoy cabbage. Read More

A bakery that makes traditional Finnish ground-meat-and-potato pies, based on the Cornish pasty, and nissua, sweet bread made with cardamom. Read More

Bold French Vietnamese Read More

In early 2006, Santa Fe's most celebrated chef, Martin Rios, left his post at the relatively prosaic Eldorado Hotel to take over the kitchen at the... Read More

There’s not a lot of indoor space in this bar, which is a large part of its appeal. When it’s empty you can carry on an interesting conversation with... Read More

Attached to a clothing boutique and gallery, this tiny café serves excellent poached eggs, but the caramel French toast may appeal to even the... Read More

Stop by this rustic café for super-fresh fare like huevos rancheros made with free-range eggs served by a friendly wait staff. Read More

On the newly revived Freret Street uptown is Ancora, a casual pizza joint that easily rivals the best pizza places in New Orleans.  They use fresh,... Read More

Adjacent to the Classic Car Wash in downtown Napa, this tiny drive-through café is well known for its unfussy, inexpensive hamburgers. Umbrellas... Read More

The extensive menu at this upscale Peruvian spot presents some tough decisions. The small-plate selection is awfully tempting, with choices like grilled... Read More

Chef Joseph Elevado returned to Vegas to create a vast menu of Asian food with specialties that include Wagyu beef, lobster rolls and a show-stopping... Read More

Join the perpetual Oktoberfest with traditional schnitzel, bratwurst, and goulash. Read More

Located on the north side of town, Andreoli Italian Grocer is both an Italian restaurant and a store selling imported Italian specialty items. Chef,... Read More

What It’s Like: On the banks of the Napa River in a 100-year-old white-and-blue-painted (former) boathouse, this family-run bistro is loved by... Read More

Authentic home-style Italian cooking—simple, rustic, and delicious—is the focus at chef-owner Gino Angelini’s unfussy restaurant. Old... Read More

Spanning three stories in the heart of Times Square, this lively Midtown destination for the pre- and post-theater crowds is a great spot for celebrity... Read More

The first restaurant in Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo’s mini empire is the opposite of plant-based. The decorations are minimal and the menu is stocked... Read More

The city’s top new restaurant may not, at first, seem very L.A.: plain, boxy interior; “Don’t Fear the Reaper” on the stereo;... Read More

Although it may look like a typical old-fashioned diner, Ann Sather is actually a Chicago institution. Named after its founder, who established this... Read More

Steeped in Ayurvedic tradition, and offering an all-vegetarian menu, Annapurna—a Sanskrit word meaning “complete food”—serves gluten-free veggie dishes,... Read More

Grab a picnic lunch at the Victorian-housed emporium, specializing in fresh salads and sandwiches designed to be packed up and taken into the park. Read More

Annisa, located in the West Village, is an expression of celebrity chef Anita Lo’s Chinese-American roots and French culinary training. Reopened... Read More

Italian restaurant with a built-in vegetable and herb garden. Located above a luxury car showroom. Read More

Located in the typical Hawaiian version of a strip mall, Anthony's is tightly packed with a few small wooden tables and rows of wooden shelves on the... Read More

If the full espresso bar is good enough for Laird Hamilton, you’ll probably like it as well. This famous coffee shop fuels the world’s best watermen in... Read More

Another master toiling in a low-rent location. Even weight-conscious Hollywood flocks to this strip mall where the other tenants include a fitness club,... Read More

Part of the Westside's "Little Italia" district, this BYOB spot serves a Neapolitan-style pizza that keep the crowds coming until the kitchen runs out... Read More

Serving traditional French-Creole fare in the Quarter since 1840, Antoine’s is the country’s oldest family-run restaurant. The 14 dining... Read More

This CityWalk spot is a great choice for kids (as long as you come before 9 p.m., when CityWalk begins to morph into an adult-oriented party spot).... Read More

Jump into this mainstay restaurant in downtown Carmel for a snack of lobster spring rolls or Maryland crab cakes. Read More

This swank spot known for using local ingredients, but don’t rule out the excellent burgers at the bar. Read More

Antonia's has been serving up homemade Italian cuisine for more than 30 years in a cozy old Victorian building. Each morning, handmade pasta can be seen... Read More

Located on the second floor of the upscale Hotel Nikko, Anzu has the typical hotel restaurant atmosphere: white tablecloths paired with neutral-colored... Read More

Chef and owner Taylor Hall is devoted to more than just fine cuisine on his beautiful six-acre property along the Pedernales River: Apis is a sanctuary... Read More

The fresh mozzarella and ricotta, herbs, and extra garlic make Apizza's classic New York White pie as good as any from the Big Apple. Pair with a glass... Read More

Relax with comfortable country-casual rooms and on-site massages to relieve tired muscles. For dinner head to the dining room for caramel-braised pork... Read More

Formerly known as Waterfront Seafood Grill, this Pier 70 institution offers killer views of Lake Elliott, in a modern, light-filled dining room. Glass... Read More

Located along the Santa Fe River, Contemporary American restaurant Aqua Santa is an unusually small restaurant in which the kitchen and dining room... Read More

You don’t have to be one of Scottsdale’s ladies-who-lunch to appreciate Arcadia Farms. The modern cottage décor provides a pleasant setting, and its... Read More

Think of Arcadia Tavern as a sports bar you can actually bring the kids to. Half the restaurant is dedicated to draft beers and with a couple of dozen... Read More

Located in a stucco hut across from a pet-grooming service, most would not have glanced twice at this place and none would have guessed that Archi&rsquo... Read More

Said to be one of the only authentic Sardinian restaurants in the country, Houston’s Arcodoro seeks to transport diners to this beautiful island... Read More

Pay a visit to Area 31 for a version of Miami that’s all urban metropolis—no sand or surf in sight. The 16th-floor restaurant and lounge serves craft... Read More

It used to be that the smoky, pillowy cornmeal cakes made by "the arepa lady," were only available late at night on weekends, when the beloved vendor... Read More

Manolo Blahnik executives George Malkemus and Anthony Yurgaitis opened the Puglia-inspired Arethusa Al Tavolo in 2013. Chef Dan Magill (a Boulud alum)... Read More

At Aria, owner and executive chef Gerry Klaskala crafts inventive Nouveau American fare such as Niman Ranch slow-roasted pork shoulder and Zinfandel... Read More

In the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park's signature restaurant, the evocative design incorporates mahogany walls, red and orange linens, clean-lined... Read More

Opened in 1924 (and not much changed since), this is the oldest restaurant on Route 66. Read More

The ever-changing lineup of drafts at O.H.S.O. feature a host of Arizona brews, including longtime favorites, such as SanTan Brewing’s Mr. Pineapple and... Read More

The Arlo’s food truck serves up fun, messy burgers and tacos—perfect for fueling a night of bar-hopping in the Red River District. As a matter of fact,... Read More

Located steps from Bourbon Street in the south end the French Quarter, Arnaud’s has served classic Creole cuisine since 1918 in a restored turn-of... Read More

Founded in 1918 by French wine salesman Arnaud Cazenave, Arnaud’s is the grande dame of New Orleans fine dining.  It sprawls over almost an entire... Read More

It’s almost impossible to write about drinks in this town without mentioning Chris Hannah and the 75.  Manned by Hannah and his team of skilled... Read More

There's no better place to sample a wide array of Southern fried goodness (think collard greens, fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, fried okra, pecan... Read More

Originally established 40 years ago as a drive-up clam bar with carhops on roller skates, Arnold’s has expanded over the years into a one-stop spot for... Read More

A small coffee shop on Merchant Square serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside or on its outdoor patio. Read More

When Jane Srisarakorn opened this espresso bar this year, many third-wave coffee fans rejoiced.  She serves Four Barrel Coffee from San Francisco... Read More

In a cute white house, Arrowleaf Bistro serves up simple dishes using local game and produce (try the homemade apple-and-herb-stuffed quail). Read More

No self-respecting food-lover on a tour of Maine would skip a visit to this restaurant, only three miles (yet worlds away) from Ogunquit’s busy... Read More

This upscale steakhouse from the Smith brothers–Bob and Gregg–resides on Pasadena’s Arroyo Parkway and specializes in house-aged, hand... Read More

There are two reasons to drive all the way to this restaurant nestled in the rolling hills of the luxurious Camino la Tierra neighborhood. First, Chef... Read More

ART Restaurant and Lounge, situated within the Four Seasons Hotel, provides diners with dramatic views of Elliott Bay through floor to ceiling windows.... Read More

Don’t miss the curried chicken sandwich. Read More

Located in San Diego’s Carmel Valley biotech business district, Arterra sits inside the San Diego Marriott Del Mar. The restaurant’s... Read More

Inside this circa-1920's institution, a snaking line stretches to the door. While waiting, watch as the workers: pulling a whole brisket, blackened and... Read More

Artie's Delicatessen, on the Upper West Side, is a New York-style deli that serves the flavors of 1930s homestyle Jewish cooking within a modern... Read More

Hampden, home of the aforementioned “hons,” is coming up in the culinary world. The team behind Woodberry Kitchen has opened this new coffee... Read More

Meat lovers will want to slide into booths at Artisan Meat Share ("AMS") and order up boards of artisanal charcuterie—perhaps even splurge on the $50 ... Read More

Located at the Stonebridge Inn, this small restaurant serves globally inspired American cuisine amid panoramic views of the surrounding alpine slopes. A... Read More

Savor the "cuisine of the sun" at Murray Hill's Artisanal Fromagerie and Bistro, where the Art Deco dining room recalls the calm, confident style of... Read More

Ideal for pre-show dining, Artista offers contemporary American cuisine inside the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. The high-ceilinged dining room... Read More

With its mix of gold-colored and limestone walls, cherry wood floors and soft lighting, Arturo's dining room transports you to Tuscany. At this classic... Read More

Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains just an hour west of D.C., the 1829 Ashby Inn is home to an acclaimed New American restaurant serving... Read More

If this restaurant had an official slogan, it might be “come for the view, stay for the food.” Located on the 35th floor of the Time Warner... Read More

The Aspen Social Club is housed inside New York’s modern Stay Hotel. Designed by The Brier Group and Lewis + Dizon Design, the restaurant evokes... Read More

The décor may be outdated, but one of the area’s best restaurants serves satisfying Italian classics such as eggplant parmigiana and... Read More

Vestiges of a stint at Copenhagen’s renowned culinary temple Noma are evident in Chef Alex Crabb’s high-end New American restaurant. Crabb serves only... Read More

This Mission restaurant brings a dose of the country to the city, with many ingredients coming from small local farms just over the Golden Gate Bridge,... Read More

This acclaimed tasting-menu spot has a new chef, Ronny Emborg. You'll need a reservation at this 18-seat restaurant, but if Emborg can live up to the... Read More

This acclaimed tasting-menu spot has a new chef, Ronny Emborg. You'll need a reservation at this 18-seat restaurant, but if Emborg can live up to the... Read More

Tangy-sweet quesillo (soft, unripened cow’s-milk cheese) is the key to a mouthwatering pupusa: a disk of griddled corn flatbread filled with... Read More

One cup is simply not enough of this award-winning chowder. A spoonful strikes an eloquent balance of soft bite-sized potatoes and hearty chucks of... Read More

Located in Alpharetta, the Atlantic Seafood Company is easily recognizable by the pattern of cresting waves carved into the top of the building. The sea... Read More

Dine just inches from original works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Chagall, and Matisse at this chef-driven, upscale restaurant in the St. Regis Atlanta. Read More

Unlike most Scottsdale restaurants, Atlas Bistro really does have a bring-your-own bottle of wine policy. Why? Because this tiny bistro sits right next... Read More

Built in 1945, Atomic is the oldest freestanding bar in Las Vegas, and famous for being the place where customers went up to the roof to watch the... Read More

Chef Christian Thornton, a Bay Area émigré, treats his certified organic restaurant as his culinary playground. Case in point: he cooks... Read More

On Fridays, cockle-warming abgoost is the daily special: a bowl of hearty lamb, tomato, and bean soup accompanied by sprigs of tarragon and mint, raw... Read More

Locals and hotel guests (two and four-legged) alike frequent this casual hideaway at Salish Lodge and Spa for its warm ambiance and Pacific Northwest... Read More

Au Cheval is a feel-good diner with a hipster edge that’s all about celebrating the simplicity of the burger. A “single” is two prime beef patties... Read More

This little bit of Paris, charmingly set in an unassuming brick house at the edge of the Museum District, is the labor of love of two young Frenchmen,... Read More

A Mediterranean influence dominates the 120-seat formal dining area within the larger Auberge du Soleil Resort. A yellow and amber color scheme with... Read More

Opened in 2001 by James Beard Award-winner and New Orleans native John Besh, August has become a fine dining favorite in the Central Business District.... Read More

The flagship of the John Besh restaurants, August is one of the nicest dining experiences in the city.  Come for dinner and get the degustation... Read More

Upon entering this upscale New American restaurant in Mandalay Bay, patrons are immediately wowed by a four-story glass wine tower where harnessed ... Read More

Aureole is an upscale New York Theater District restaurant in the Bank of America Tower. It's the flagship for restaurant entrepreneur Charlie Palmer,... Read More

It’s like dining at a friend’s house at this neighborhood bistro, dishes such as salmon topped with toasted pecans are served on floral... Read More

Large groups can order from a family-style menu, which starts with fritti misti and features fusilli or cavatelli with sausage, misticanza, and burrata.... Read More

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American and Mediterranean cuisine fuse together in a shared plate concept at Avec. Read More

This brand new Lower Downtown restaurant from power house duo John Broening and pastry chef Yasmin Lozada-Hissom serves elevated, French-inspired... Read More

Locals generally agree that Avenue Pub is one of the best beer bars in New Orleans.  It has a courtyard that is perfect for nice weather, and they... Read More

By the same owners as Le Club, this French restaurant prepares plates such as steamed mussels, steak frites, and braised lamb shank, served beachfront... Read More

You know an ethnic restaurant is good when its tables are filled with natives. When it comes to Ethiopian food, Awash in New York’s Upper West... Read More

Located on Venice’s chic Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Axe (pronounced ah-shay) is a simple, no-frills restaurant named after an old Yoruban saying... Read More

The dockside location translates to great views. Perry’s Pecan Pancakes is a breakfast favorite of regulars. Read More

Grab a burger or salad at this sleek Old Town Scottsdale restaurant that opened in 1988 as a café and watering hole with casual bar food and... Read More

Only in San Francisco would you find a Moroccan restaurant that touts the sustainable pedigree of its ingredients: the lamb and beef (grass-fed, of... Read More

This unassuming restaurant in Kaimuki is known around the island for its authentic Mexican fare. Azteca has been owned and operated by the Sanchez... Read More

Small plates (tomato-and-basil-stuffed artichokes; smoked salmon on baguette) make up the menu at this diminutive tapas bar inspired by chef Laurel... Read More

A fine dining favorite in Brickell, the acclaimed Azul is located inside Mandarin Oriental hotel and helmed by chef Joel Huff. Unveiled in July 2011,... Read More

Azur offers a taste of creative Mediterranean in the heart of the Florida Keys. Greek and Italian staples get a Key West makeover at this locally... Read More

Since moving to a new location on Main Street in 2008, Azzurro Pizzeria has a more streamlined, slightly industrial setting with blue, black, and white... Read More

This dimly lit Tribeca lounge offers Japanese-inspired cuisine, inventive cocktails, and live jazz music every Monday and Wednesday. Located down a... Read More

Housed in a gorgeous red brick former bakery in the sixth ward, B&B is a butcher shop, deli, and fine-dining steakhouse in one. Decadence begins... Read More

B&B Ristorante, located inside the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, is a joint venture from Italian cuisine experts Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich. The... Read More

Powerhouse duo Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich have more than proven themselves a winning combination—and this venture, which aims to “captures the soul... Read More

The creation of famed Boston chef Barbara Lynch, known for such establishments as No. 9 Park and Sportello, B&G Oysters has become the go-to... Read More

One bowl of chowdah is not like the others. Classic flavors are broken down and distinguished by salty, sweet bits of bacon, thick chunks of clam, and a... Read More

Orlando has no shortage of fantasy restaurant backdrops, from pirate lairs to elaborate jungle cabins. This 24-hour diner at the Hyatt Regency has a... Read More

The funky shack gets its charm from a mishmash of ripped fishing nets, no sniveling signs, and a rusted truck. And yes, the fritters are superb. Read More

Mario Batali’s hymn to no-frills Italian cooking opened with a flourish in 1998, and has been serving excellent food to packed tables ever since. Don’t... Read More

The more casual option of Bacara Resort's restaurants, The Bistro serves Mediterranean and Continental cuisine in both indoor and patio settings, with... Read More

After a $17 million revamp two years ago, the Caesars buffet—now seating 600 people and appropriately named “Bacchanal”—serves more than 500 dishes from... Read More

The Strip’s largest buffet, set inside Caesar’s Palace, seems to go on for miles and miles. It’s best to start all the way at the back, and case the... Read More

Located in the Ninth Ward, Bacchanal offers a multi-sensory experience. The wine store and wine bar is located beyond this aged brick building's green... Read More

Since 1993, partner chefs Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison have drawn raves for their seasonal, all-organic menus—often using produce grown on their... Read More

One of those surprises-in-a-plaza places, Bacco serves octopus and clams, just-baked breads, pizza, and other delicious Mediterranean fare from their... Read More

Of the six whacked-out burgers on offer, the highlight is an homage to the Vietnamese banh mi, blending beef, pork, shrimp, and pork pâté... Read More

This spare yet cozy East Village joint, endearingly decorated with old agricultural implements and populated by bearded neo-bohemians, is the brainchild... Read More

For seasonal fare, trundle over to this local foodie favorite. Its specialty is—what else—a cheese platter with artisanal Wisconsin cheeses. Read More

Pick up club sandwiches, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and other provisions for a gourmet picnic on the beach. Read More

Fresh, locally caught bluefish and crab are on the menu. You can even dine on a peaceful screened porch. Read More

Inside a charming '30s-era house in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood is the Backstreet Café. The intimate dining room spans two floors, but... Read More

The ospreys are often circling overhead at Bagaduce Lunch, a no-frills take-out restaurant on a tidal river in Brooksville—and recipient of a... Read More

When the “open” light is on at this non-descript store front on Folly Road, it’s time to stop by for whatever’s just come out of the oven. Specialties... Read More

Ocean blue walls adorned with fish nets are an apt theme at Bahamain Pot, Little Haiti's popular Carribean eatery. Owner Trudy Ellis... Read More

Housed in a former storefront church in Red Hook, this renowned bakery is the brainchild of Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, two veterans of the... Read More

East Bay Street sees the brunt of the tourist crowds, and many visitors are happy to stumble upon this independent bakery and coffeehouse. Bakehouse... Read More

Pick up a sweet treat at this new bakery, owned by Anne Ng and Jeremy Mandrell who cut their teeth at Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, California, before... Read More

Step beneath Balthazar's red awnings and into the high-ceiling dining room to be welcomed by striking pillars, black on the bottom and textured yellow... Read More

Some of the state’s best pot stickers (plump with chicken, basil, cilantro, ginger, and peanuts) and baby back ribs (tender and smoky, barbecued... Read More

Order signature rolls—we love the tempura shishito and pickled shiitake PDX roll— with sake (or a signature cocktail with Thai chili-infused sake) and... Read More

Come for the atmosphere, stay for the crêpes. Between breakfast and dinner, there are more than a dozen varieties of crêpes in flavors both sweet (Key... Read More

This open-air, French-inspired nook is no secret, so arrive for breakfast before 9:30 a.m. The crêpes come in both savory and sweet varieties. Try... Read More

Rainey Street, near downtown, is Austin’s trendiest area for bar-hopping, but once you arrive at Bangers, you might not make it to any more stops. The... Read More

Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant is run by James Beard Award nominee Carl Schroeder and feels like a neighborhood restaurant, but with contemporary gourmet... Read More

A list of 50 wines with a focus on Rhone-style varieties, half of them offered by the glass, accompanies the Spanish-style tapas dishes at Kauai's Bar... Read More

Iron Chef Bobby Flay brings his adventurous style of American nouveau cuisine to Bar Americain, located in midtown west. Like his flavors, the dé... Read More

The swanky restaurant at the Sky Lodge. Read More

Boulud brings his bistro classics to New York's Lincoln Center neighborhood. The vaulted space is designed with clever riffs on the wine-making theme:... Read More

Owned by renowned chef Cyril Renaud, famous for his work at the now closed Fleur de Sel, Bar Breton is a casual French eatery in the Flatiron district.... Read More

"Surrealist chic" is the prevailing vibe at this bar and lounge located in Jose Andres’ innovative Bazaar complex. Ground zero for upscale... Read More

Grab a table on the patio or an intimate booth at this bustling, red-and-white Lower Highland restaurant where classic Italian dishes receive a fresh... Read More

Bar Jules, a brightly colored, neighborhood café in Hayes Valley, serves a new menu daily, written on the café’s signature... Read More

This Munjoy Hill restaurant and bar serves a rotating selection of New American dishes utilizing organic, seasonal ingredients. The menu is organized... Read More

Bar Lubitsch is a covert-feeling bar decorated in shades of red and gold, and further outfitted with crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. The... Read More

Part of the iconic Chateau Marmont hotel, this restaurant and cocktail lounge is a magnet for Hollywood’s A-list, with former patrons... Read More

The prime outdoor seating at this Greenwich Village Italian spot is as much of a draw as the food. The restaurant was opened in 1992 by Silvano Marchet... Read More

Acclaimed chef Andrew Carmellini's Bar Primi is an ode to fresh pasta and it doesn't disappoint. Keep an eye out for seasonal specials, like rigatoni... Read More

Although this bar in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood does not actually sell tobacco, its spirit draws from the iconic shops, kiosks, and... Read More

This Rampart Street cocktail bar/dive is one of the best spots for craft cocktails.  But between 12-5pm on weekdays this fantastic spot gets even... Read More

One of those classic burger joints you don’t see much of these days, where a teenage waitress clips a tray to your car window. Read More

Known for its flavorful North African cuisine, Baraka Café is a small, unassuming eatery located near Central Square. The homelike interior is... Read More

Barbarini’s Alimentari has been serving authentic Italian cuisine to South Street Seaport diners since 2006. The brick-walled restaurant has a few... Read More

Eating at the old-style family diner in Houston feels like an Edward Hopper dream with a Deep South spirit on the side. The same soulful bunch of ladies... Read More

This is not the barbecue shrimp you are expecting.  In New Orleans this means sautéing the shrimp in a Worcestershire seasoned butter sauce that... Read More

Located in the downtown Bel Aire Plaza shopping center, this restaurant is owner Gene Tartaglia’s ode to Memphis-style slow-cooked barbecue.... Read More

Barbette not only supports organic, sustainable agriculture, but also the community economy by showcasing local musicians. Dedication to the art scene... Read More

This Neapolitan pizza joint holds its own against more well known venues like Roberta's and Franny's. The crisp, perfectly charred wood-fired pies are... Read More

Ensconced in a converted garage in the Meatpacking District that once housed Rolls Royces, Barbuto serves brick oven Italian fare in a refreshingly... Read More

Chefs Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney bring Mediterranean to their row of restaurants on 13th Street with Barbuzzo, where ingredients like French feta,... Read More

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Barclay Prime is a multi-room steakhouse housed on the first floor of what was once The Barclay, a luxury hotel built in 1929. The design is part old... Read More

Located in the Aria hotel, Bardot Brasserie's elevated French fare transports diners straight to Paris with dishes like the onion soup with braised... Read More

Cuban steaks and margaritas are the draw at this relaxed tropical-style restaurant with a high, open-beamed roof and a polished-wood bar. Read More

Before artisan coffee shops occupied real estate on every corner in Nashville, Barista Parlor owned the market with its carefully crafted pour-over... Read More

The attached restaurant of the Willows Lodge carries wines from nearly all the best local produces. Lunch includes light seafood dishes like hazelnut... Read More

This sexy Spanish hacienda serves American/southwestern fare with a spicy twist, like shrimp tamales (served with poblano cream sauce) and guacamole... Read More

On Oakland’s restaurant row, in the Temescal neighborhood, this tapas bar serves authentic small plates from Catalonia—pa amb tomà... Read More

In addition to chef Bryce Gilmore's 13-course tasting menu, à la carte dining is now offered to guests; indulge in unpredictable delicacies like pig... Read More

This neighborhood bistro reflects the eclectic vibe of the Nolita neighborhood it calls home. The warm interior is accented by an unusual combination of... Read More

In 1961, longtime fisherman and lobsterman Billy Tower started scouring nearby waters for seafood to serve at his casual, Perkins Cove restaurant, which... Read More

When Will Dodson and Ruth Schimmelpfennig graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, they established two successful restaurants in San... Read More

A locavore’s paradise, this all–regionally sourced, all-sustainable restaurant (set in a soaring, modern version of a red barn) takes haute... Read More

The James Beard Award-winning, family-owned restaurant and deli has been doling out hyper-fresh sturgeon, Nova Scotia salmon, H&H bagels, and other... Read More

Located within the Mount View Hotel in downtown Calistoga, Barolo is a small restaurant with red leather booths, a marble bar and tabletops,... Read More

On the vanguard of the fermentation revolution, Noma alum Kwang Uh serves highly original takes on kimchi fried rice and a gruel-and-beets dish called... Read More

Another spot, opened by the guys behind Sylvain, is Barrel Proof.  This bar stocks one of the most comprehensive whiskey selections in the city.... Read More

Barrel-aged cocktails have been big in craft bars for some time, but the small-batch drinks take time, and labor-intensive cocktails can be tough to... Read More

This devoted neighborhood coffee bar takes its bean roasting very seriously. Situated squarely in Boston’s up-and-coming Fort Point neighborhood, this... Read More

Founded in 2002, Phoenix's Barrio Cafe offers a taste of Mexico in both atmosphere and flavor. The menu is focused on southern Mexico cuisine, with a... Read More

First-come, first-served and almost always busy, Barrio Queen is a lively, industrial space on the Scottsdale Waterfront vibrantly decked out with Day... Read More

Just a 15-minute walk from the shoreline, this seventh-generation family farm is the oldest and largest on Nantucket Island. Established in the 1800... Read More

From chef Paul Bartolotta comes this Italian seafood restaurant set inside the Wynn Las Vegas resort.  The dining room is dramatically lit with... Read More

Chef Paul Bartolotta’s palace to all things sustainably fished from the Mediterranean and Adriatic flies in more than a ton of seafood (micro-chipped to... Read More

In a single week at the Wynn Las Vegas’s Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare, chef Paul Bartolotta receives more than a ton of superbly fresh Mediterranean... Read More

What It’s Like: On a bluff high above Lake Michigan, Lake Park Bistro serves sophisticated but unfussy French fare under the guidance of executive... Read More

The in-park option serves up freshly baked pizzas, including a “Southern Arizona” version with roasted green chiles, fresh tomatoes, and onion. Read More

Walker Stern and Joe Ogrodnek, who run the kitchen at Battersby, are known for their excellent flavor pairings. The two have created an incomparable... Read More

A charming old-school ambiance, delightfully kitschy décor and tasty homemade Italian dishes have made Battista’s a beloved Vegas staple... Read More

Wisconsin’s oldest cheese store. Pair your favorite fromage with a local brew in the tavern. Read More

What do you get when you cross -exposed brick, softly ambient lighting, the sexy thrum of Nina Simone and classic steakhouse fare? A dining experience... Read More

The sultry lounge has artisanal cocktails (try the Alpine Blood Orange Cosmo), house-made charcuterie, and remarkably good live jazz. Read More

Catch the sunset at the waterfront restaurant, which serves simply prepared seafood and grass-fed beef. (If you don’t mind dining at 5:30, there... Read More

Hailed by Food and Wine as among the "best of the best," Executive Chef Susan Spicer has done wonders at Bayona. This French Quarter cottage offers an... Read More

Run by legendary chef Susan Spicer, this French Quarter restaurant is a staple.  The menu has a slow-food take on world-inspired cuisine:  Try... Read More

The 2010-opened resto may serve pillowy beignets and slow-cooked jambalaya, but its soul-satisfying offerings (braised-pork-shoulder sausage infused... Read More

This beer oasis—my favorite for local New Orleans beers— is located in Mid-City, just a few blocks off the Canal Streetcar line.  They have a huge... Read More

This roadside spot on Highway 175 isn’t far from Northern Bay on Maine’s central coast, and it's open only in the summer. Owners Larry and... Read More

Spanish superchef José Andrés is no stranger to the Strip, with Jaleo and the notoriously difficult-to-obtain table at é by José Andrés in the... Read More

Spanish superchef José Andrés deconstructs the Vegas steakhouse at Bazaar Meat in SLS Las Vegas where flaming grills are primed to serve up shareable... Read More

Spanish superchef José Andrés is no stranger to the Strip; he runs Jaleo and the notoriously difficult-to-obtain table at é by José Andrés in the... Read More

Vegetarian Mexican food? No problem. But until recently, vegetarians and vegans got shut out of the other food category that Central Texas is best known... Read More

A former 1920s home in Montrose is the setting for this small, stylish restaurant whose name is an abbreviation of Barcelona. Gallery-like white walls... Read More

Put your chef’s hat on and make your own stir-fry at BD’s, where your bowl is bottomless. Read More

One of Walt Disney World’s newest culinary offerings, this Beauty and the Beast-inspired spot within the Magic Kingdom’s new Fantasyland expansion is... Read More

An offshoot of the original Beach House restaurant in Laguna Beach, the Beach House in Cardiff by the Sea opened in 1993 and was designed by architect... Read More

It was only a matter of time before celebrity chef Tom Colicchio made his way down to Miami. His signature restaurant at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach... Read More

Raucous on the weekends (and most weeknights as well) this popular eatery overlooking the Columbia River serves upscale comfort food with a view. On... Read More

Taking a sleigh ride to a log cabin may feel touristy, but when that cabin features the contemporary culinary creations of Beano's, it's hardly a... Read More

Ski in and fuel up on burgers and fries or hearty chili at this Canaan Valley resort food court. Read More

Decorated with a wall-hanging that reads, “Luscious tenderness and sweet compassion bring joy and contentment,” this bakery on the Upper ... Read More

Worth the short drive to Sullivan's Island, this bright little sweet shop churns out dreamy artisanal gelato and sorbets using locally sourced... Read More

Fresh steamed shrimp goes down smoother with a cold one at this waterside pub and local hangout within Stripes Bar & Grille. Read More

Like an eccentric dinner party in chef and co-owner Naomi Pomeroy’s exhibition kitchen, the dining area is comprised of twin communal tables, and there... Read More

Graduating at the top of her class from the Culinary Institute of America, chef Deborah Bicknese opened this unique Spanish tapas place in Prospect... Read More

The Meatpacking District staple moved east and brought its globally notorious Beau Brunch with it. White tablecloths grace the outdoor brick patio while... Read More

Once a neighborhood icehouse, the renovated building on the corner of Sawyer and Decatur Streets now houses Beaver’s restaurant and bar. Inside,... Read More

Eat where the fishermen and the dockworkers eat—although you don’t necessarily need to dine at 4 a.m., like they do. There’s more than just breakfast at... Read More

Celebrity chef José Andrés has entered the fast-casual sphere with Beefsteak, a vegetable-focused restaurant where diners can build their own... Read More

Below the Boston Center for the Arts' historic Cyclorama sits The Beehive, an underground eatery, bar, and music venue. Local artwork lines the exposed... Read More

The Esfandiary brothers, who originally hail from Iran, are famous for their steaks in here in Abilene. Settle in the saloon-style restaurant for choice... Read More

There is nothing more delicious than a big plate of beignets at one of the oldest coffee shops in New Orleans.  Beignets, a New Orleans version of... Read More

Gigantic aquariums holding hundreds of goldfish mark the entrance to Caesars Palace's casual outpost of Northern Chinese-style cuisine. Soup dumplings,... Read More

This dockside restaurant on manmade Lake Arrowhead dates to 1982 and specializes in sweet and savory Belgian waffles, including a play on Benedict, with... Read More

The homey lunchtime restaurant is filled with exhausted interior decorators and their clients ingesting salads and generous wedges of homemade key lime... Read More

The cavernous, casual restaurant has an open-air dining patio, tasting bar, and a barrel aging room. Sunday brunch, with its carving station, pastry bar... Read More

Named after famous New Orleans photographer EJ Bellocq, this beautiful cocktail bar is located inside of the Hotel Modern.  Namely a cobbler bar... Read More

This place doesn’t fool around when it comes to mixology. Culinary Dropout’s cocktail menu runs the gamut from “light & easy” libations like the... Read More

Try the Asian-style fusion tacos featuring ingredients like kimchi and sambal. Read More

This retro restaurant and bar evokes Rat Pack–era Palm Springs; the ... Read More

Frequented by Hollywood power players, this fine-dining landmark is housed inside the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel. The dining room is classically... Read More

As one of Vermont’s most-loved businesses, it’s fitting that Ben and Jerry’s flagship Scoop Shop resides in the heart of the... Read More

DC legend Ben’s Chili Bowl has been around since 1958. Try the iconic half-smoke (half-pork, half-beef smoked sausage) topped with Ben’s homemade chili... Read More

Go for the creative bar food, like Benjamin’s Pizza with chicken, buffalo sauce, jalapeños, and cheddar. Read More

Located in Houston’s Rice Village, Benjy’s offers modern American dining experience. Inside the dining room, exposed light bulbs dangle from... Read More

Gambian chefs celebrate the West African roots of New Orleans cuisine at this unassuming restaurant situated in a residential area of the French Quarter... Read More

Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, this West African gem is home to some of the best African food in the city.  The Sisay Singho, a mind... Read More

Open 24 hours a day, Bennu is there any time your caffeine craving strikes. Those extended hours and its proximity to the University of Texas make it... Read More

This Mission District pizzeria offers regular and communal seating in a relaxed space designed in a minimalist palette of off-white, gray, black, and... Read More

From the team behind the Brooklyn Flea, this spacious beer hall is lined with long tables, making it a go-to for groups. The beer list is an impressive... Read More

Don’t miss the fat, juicy burgers. Read More

Harrah's flamboyant downtown casino plays host to this 150-seat steakhouse located just off the casino floor. Vacationing retirees dine alongside... Read More

Bess translates an idealized French bistro into western terms (pewter bar; encaustic tile; distressed mirrors). Yes, it serves killer steak frites, but... Read More

Chef Ori Menashe and his wife, pastry chef Genevieve Gergis, helped put the Arts District on the map when they opened Bestia. Here, the team cures meats... Read More

Satiate your sweet tooth at this ice cream parlor with checkered floors and a long marble counter. Scoops of black cherry and dulce de leche ice cream... Read More

Sometimes you just need some TCP. Turkey, Cran, Pesto, that is. This budget-friendly downtown café has been the valley’s go-to spot for salads and... Read More

Open, airy, and selling most everything a la carte, Betty Rock is a locals’ fav at lunch while visitors crowd in for beef, bison, veggie, and salmon... Read More

In 1975, before juice was trendy, this sliver of a juice joint began churning out fruit and vegetable concoctions for the health-obsessed. Today, it's... Read More

The original seafood market and restaurant lies out in the suburbs, so there was much rejoicing at the announcement that a Mid City branch was opening... Read More