Fine Dining

The headquarters for power breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and teas, here stands an old-fashioned grand dining hall on the premises of a 1920s car showroom that became a Barclays bank. The menu reads...
A Prohibition-era speakeasy that has stood the test of time and will never go out of style, this townhouse boasts two restaurants (a downstairs bar room and a more formal upstairs salon), 10 private...
Before there was Auberge de Soleil the boutique resort, there was the restaurant, and it was one of the first Wine Country culinary destinations. Not much has changed—the setting is breathtaking and...
Like Ferran Adrià, to whom he is most often compared, Heston Blumenthal is one of the pioneers who have applied scientific theory to culinary practice. Dining at his Fat Duck is a more cerebral...
NoMI’s taste thrills are as revelatory as its views of Chicago’s skyline and impressive art collection. Christophe David, who trained at Taillevent in Paris, can go from a simple flight of pristine...
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. American haute...
Surprisingly, despite minimal formal training and his American roots, Daniel Rose has won over the Parisian gastronomes with his untraditional, whimsical food. He has just moved to larger quarters...
Rick Bayless—the country’s foremost expert on Mexican cuisine—holds court not close to the border, but up north in Chicago. For lovingly prepared gourmet renditions of authentic regional Specialties...
Chef Marc Vetri is a bit of a well-kept secret. His eponymous contemporary Italian eatery is a favorite among America’s top chefs, particularly those who also specialize in this sort of food...
Born in Lucca, Edoardo Baldi brings the Tuscan dishes of his childhood to the West Coast. He pays homage to his mother and grandmothers with homemade pasta, and the seasonally driven, immaculately...
Innkeeper extraordinaire, proprietor, and chef Patrick O’Connell is a stickler for seamless service and locally harvested raw materials. Here, in the Virginia countryside, he works with local...
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. Prime, American Wagyu, or its Japanese...
Refreshingly unusual and rich combinations--gingerbread and foie gras or rabbit and cocoa beans, for example—emerge from this Australian talent’s kitchen just off Wall Street in the Setai residential...
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. Sit outside...
The quintessential 1930s New York City chophouse has been restored to its former glory and then some. Full of life, it now has the coziness and polished charm of a brasserie in addition to what some...
Mathias Dahlgren, which opened in May 2007 in Stockholm’s Grand Hotel, is in fact two restaurants. Matsalen ("the dining room" in Swedish) seats 37 for dinner in a salon that combines velvet...
This Maine restaurant’s 18th-century farmhouse setting overlooks gardens and allows diners to gaze at the fleeting glories of the season while they feast upon them. Specialties: Elaborate entrées...
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...

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