Fine Dining

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...
Alain Ducasse promised that Adour, which he named after a river in the region of France where he was raised, would emphasize wine and would not lock diners into a marathon-length meal if they did not...
The gilded walls, crystal chandeliers, and burgundy-velvet banquettes of Restaurant August’s main dining room set the tone for John Besh’s lush Creole cooking. Specialties: Louisiana redfish with...
Carnevino, located inside the Palazzo hotel in Las Vegas, is Mario Batali’s 13th restaurant and first steak house. While most of its menu items are typical of that genre, the options also coax you...
Among Dallas' most luxurious dining rooms, The Mansion on Turtle Creek offers an array of seafood, meat, and game in addition to new chef Bruno Davaillon's signature five-course seasonal tasting menu...
French chef Alain Ducasse would never permit mediocrity in any of his establishments; Le Jules Verne, located 410 feet above Paris on the second platform of the Eiffel Tower, is no exception. In...
Opened in 1976, L’Etoile recently came under new ownership: the brother-and-sister team of Tory and Traci Miller. Their two menus feature cuisine prepared with local and organic produce, meat, and...
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...
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...

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