The best new American restaurants bring flavors of the wide world home.

anthos, new york Modern Greek cooking without the "Opa!" The sashimi-style meze is a must-order. 36 W. 52nd St.; 212/582-6900; dinner for two $160.

eno, chicago Pair a Pinotage with a Maharaj curry–chocolate truffle at this wine-cheese-dessert lounge. 505 N. Michigan Ave.; 312/321-8738; snacks for two $45.

lüke, new orleans A Big Easy brasserie with an Alsatian twist. Try the Louisiana rabbit pâté with duck liver. 333 St. Charles Ave.; 504/378-2840; dinner for two $60.

restaurant guy savoy, las vegas The fried truffle–and-potato sandwiches are worth the cholesterol spike at this desert outpost of a Paris legend. 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702/731-7286; dinner for two $300.