Before there was Auberge de Soleil the boutique resort, there was the restaurant, and it was one of the first Wine Country culinary destinations.
A darling of food critics across the country, Paul Kahan has opened three spots in Chicago. This, his first—a sleek boîte admired by design aficionados—remains the most serious.
Rick Bayless—the country’s foremost expert on Mexican cuisine—holds court not close to the border, but up north in Chicago.
Born in Lucca, Edoardo Baldi brings the Tuscan dishes of his childhood to the West Coast.
Although Los Angeles and Wolfgang Puck aren’t the first things that come to mind when one thinks of steak, Cut proves they should be. Choose from U.S.D.A.
You haven’t been to L.A. until you’ve had the Ivy experience. It’s an extension of a Hollywood exec’s office, where deals are born or closed. The food stands up to the high-profile scene.
An all-American Beverly Hills staple, this is where old-school insiders go for their lunchtime red-meat fix.
José Andrés is a veritable Willy Wonka of the savory; he combines diverse global influences and techniques to present some of the most creative tapas around, including a deconstructed Caesar salad
Thomas Keller finally graced Beverly Hills with his Napa presence in fall 2009, bringing his traditional French bistro to town.
It’s as though Angelenos had never tasted pizza until they tried Nancy Silverton’s version. Geography aside, she has produced a new benchmark for a universal favorite.