Fine Dining

Executive chef Gabriel Kreuther’s interpretation of modern French cuisine includes sophisticated and satisfying dishes such as ravioli of escargot with slow-poached quail eggs and Florida frog legs...
Al Forno is the rare establishment that remains refined without inhibiting the desire to pass plates, an urge that will prove irresistible after sampling the roasted cod wrapped in pancetta...
Proof on Main features American heartland food with a Tuscan accent. The restaurant has a cache of nearly 50 bourbons, including the rare Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Four Grain and a 12-...
Menu items such as salade lyonnaise with foie gras hollandaise make the flagship restaurant of the Breakers resort in Palm Beach one of the finest eateries in the country. Specialties: The chef’s...
The combination of restaurateur Danny Meyer and chef Daniel Humm is electric. The former is a master of hospitality, the latter of culinary alchemy. Humm champions seasonal fare, letting it shine in...
Located in downtown Los Angeles, Water Grill features a masterful menu designed by chef David LeFevre, which includes Australian sumac–coated barramundi and pastrami-spice-brined Scottish king salmon...
Restaurant Gary Danko has been reviewed as one of the San Francisco Bay Area's best. Chef Danko pairs his extensive cheese list—featuring selections from the U.K., Spain, the U.S., Ireland, Sardinia...
Over the years, Sirio Maccioni, who opened Le Cirque in 1974, has always allowed his young chefs—among them Daniel Boulud, David Bouley, and pastry master Jacques Torres—to modernize haute cuisine in...
Although rows of gaming machines stand within feet of the restaurant’s entrance, Joël Robuchon is an oasis on the Las Vegas Strip that allows you to believe you are in a Paris salon. Specialties: A...
Awarded three Michelen stars for its superb cuisine, Le Bernardin is among the Manhattan's finest restaurants. Chef Eric Ripert conjures up a menu of every type of seafood imaginable, including...
Since opening Momofuku Ko in New York’s East Village in 2008, chef David Chang has been called erratic, intense, and original. Mining from a variety of world cuisines and reshaping them to conform to...
Chef Thomas Keller's East Coast rendition of the French Laundry serves a select 15 tables overlooking Manhattan’s Columbus Circle and Central Park--from a 5,000-square-foot kitchen that's larger than...
Executive chef Andy Martin offers progressive French dining in a three-course prixe fixe meal, featuring main courses such as duroc pork on rosemary, vegetable truffle terrine and kimchi, in addition...
At his spot at the Palazzo, Charlie Trotter lets his hair down. This sense of fun is reflected in the space itself. Diners have lots of choices--there's a proper bar, Bar Charlie for serious sushi...
After distinguishing the kitchens of such Northern California institutions as Charles Nob Hill, Aqua, and the French Laundry, executive chef Ron Siegel now perfects his classic French style at the...
Set in the barn of a 1860s homestead, the White Barn Inn has a menu that changes weekly but might include lobster prepared with a Cognac coral butter sauce or dressed in white-truffle-and-white-wine...
Located two blocks from the White House, in the newly renovated St. Regis Washington, D.C., Adour fast became a favorite among the capital’s power elite. The modern decor creates an elegant yet lush...
Diners who embark on the tasting menu at Michael Mina’s flagship select a primary ingredient for each course. That ingredient then arrives in three configurations, each with its own side dish and...
Evenings at the Herbfarm, a restaurant located 20 minutes from downtown Seattle, begin with Oregon sparkling wine—a bubbly launch into a four-hour, nine-course feast Specialties: The gardens behind...
The seafood at Chicago's L20 can be experienced in a four-course prix-fixe menu or a tasting menu. In either case, be prepared for a showcase of the sea’s bounty, in preparations ranging from a...
Dishes at Daniel, French restaurateur Daniel Boulud’s elegant boîte in Midtown Manhattan, are best enjoyed with a pairing from the cellar, which houses 1,600 selections. Specialties: Cuisine ranging...
Dishes at chef Bill Telepan’s 110-seat restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side are a work of art, exemplified by an appetizer of hen of the woods mushrooms, which are arranged diagonally around a...
Chef Michael Mina’s 14th restaurant anchors the eastern edge of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, and offers a party-style array of small plates (popcorn with black truffle butter, Maine lobster rolls),...
Joël Robuchon’s Four Seasons, New York City location features an open kitchen ringed by a pearwood counter where diners sit and watch their meals being made. Specialties: Sea urchin in lobster gelée...
Just around the corner from Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, one finds a very Western boîte from the French-cuisine powerhouse Daniel Boulud. Though he is used to stately settings, the China locale is the...
One of the world’s most celebrated chefs has seamlessly recreated the French experience you'd have at his Paris restaurant—exceptional food, wine, and service—at Caesars Palace in an elegant space...
Named for the Super Tuscan wine that the Frescobaldi family of Florence, Italy, produces in partnership with the Mondavi family of Napa Valley, Luce draws on three distinct cultural influences—...
When Alain Senderens opened his eponymous restaurant in 2005 in the space that formerly housed his internationally regarded restaurant Lucas Carton, Senderens' signature dishes also underwent...
Chef Douglas Keane's menu uses local ingredients—plums from Santa Rosa, farmhouse cheeses from Sonoma—to world-class effect. Specialties: Sea bass with sweet corn and spring onions and mussel-saffron...
Wolfgang Puck's premier restaurant, Spago, remains Hollywood’s preferred spot for power lunches and dinners. Executive chef Lee Hefter showcases an imaginative tasting menu you wont want to miss...

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