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Discover the best summer wines for your outdoor soiree

Quarterly Wine Newsletter
From the best summer wines to the most sip-worthy gins, the Summer 2016 Edition of GAYOT's Quarterly Wine Newsletter offers the latest news on wine, beer, spirits and more.

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Discover top attractions in the Aloha State in this issue of GAYOT's Hawaii Newsletter

Hawaii Newsletter
Don't plan a trip to the Aloha State without a look at GAYOT's Best of Hawaii issue. Discover the best beaches, golf courses, hotels and luaus!

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Find out how to make this Father's Day one he'll never forget in this edition of TASTES

June 2016 Edition of TASTES
Make this a Father's Day he'll never forget. From the best places to dine to the hottest gifts on the market, this is your one stop shop for dad!

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It's all about mom in this month's edition of TASTES

May 2016 Edition of TASTES
Spoil your mom this Mother's Day. See picks for the best brunch restaurants, top wines and more.

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Butter chicken and anjeer kofta from Babu Ji, one of GAYOT's Top 25 New York Restaurants

Top 25 New York Restaurants
GAYOT's picks include a wide range of culinary hot spots from classic Italian in the East Village to comfort food in Soho. (04/20/16)

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Roasted carrots at Cadence, one of GAYOT's Top 25 San Francisco Restaurants

Top 25 San Francisco Restaurants
GAYOT presents a variety of options for meat-lovers, comfort food-seekers and craft cocktail connoisseurs alike.

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Enjoy slurp-worthy noodles at Ivan Ramen, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Cheap Eats

April 2016 TASTES Newsletter
GAYOT's April 2016 edition of TASTES is the go-to guide for wines under $10, bargain restaurants and affordable hotels.

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Monkfish osso bucco with charred Spanish octopus at the Belvedere, one of GAYOT's Top 25 Los Angeles Restaurants

Top 25 Los Angeles Restaurants
Peruse GAYOT's selections including haute cuisine to vegan to kid-friendly spots.

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Discover the best apertifs with GAYOT's guide to this popular spirit

Quarterly Wine Newsletter
From the Top 10 Wines Under $20 to the 10 Best Prestige Cognacs, the Spring 2015 Edition of GAYOT's Quarterly Wine Newsletter offers the latest news on wine, beer, spirits and more.

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Check out GAYOT's picks of the best Easter brunch spots

March 2016 TASTES Newsletter
GAYOT's March 2016 edition of TASTES is your ultimate guide to St. Patrick's Day, Easter brunch spots and self-driving cars.

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Check out GAYOT's February 2016 TASTES newsletter, featuring Top 10 Valentine's Day Wines

February 2016 TASTES Newsletter
GAYOT's February 2016 edition of TASTES serves as your ultimate guide to Valentine's Day dining, wines, getaways and more.

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Check out the Top 10 Health Retreats Worldwide in the January 2016 Edition of TASTES Newsletter

January 2016 TASTES Newsletter
Check out the January 2016 Edition of TASTES Newsletter, featuring the best exotic cars, luxurious health retreats, organic wines and more.

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Top 10 Donut Shops in Los Angeles

Top 10 Kosher Restaurants in Los Angeles

Top 10 Hot Dog Stands in Atlanta

Top 10 Vegan Restaurants in Los Angeles

Top 10 Special Occasion Restaurants in Vancouver

Top 10 American Restaurants in Miami/South Florida

Yahoo! Travel published GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Swim-Up Pool Bars

Online Articles & Media Mentions

KTAR Radio Station: Gayot's top 10 barbecue spots includes Phoenix's Little Miss BBQ (May 2016)

The Conway Daily Sun: RED JACKET NAMED A TOP 10 FAMILY RESORT (January 2016)

FSR: Chianina Steakhouse Ranked Among Best (January 2016)

Fox 32: Chicago snubbed from list of America's top 5 pizza restaurants (November 2015)

FSR: Doug McKendrick Reflects on 20 Years of Stability and Success (October 2015)

Hometown Pasadena: AltaEats' Farm-to-Table Supper (October 2015)

The Daily Meal: Chef Kris Morningstar Serves a Truly Awesome Burger at Terrine in Los Angeles (October 2015)

Choose901: Greencork Finds a Place in Top 10 Wine Bars in the US (October 2015)

PRWeb: Premium Bottled Artesian Water Smeraldina Ranks on Gayot's Top Ten Best Bottled Water List (October 2015)


Yahoo! Travel: 10 Sexiest Swim-Up Pool Bars (August 2015)

Cleveland Scene: Barrio Lands On National List of Best Taco Stands (August 2015)

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce: Great Three-Day Itinerary on Cape Cod (June 2015)

Yahoo Finance: The 11 Most Expensive Steakhouses in the Country
(June 2015)

Daily Camera: Just a taste of food news in Boulder County (June 2015)

PRWeb: "Summer Solstice Wellness Month" Kicked Off in Belize's Maya Heartland
(June 2015)

KRQE News 13: Albuquerque restaurant ranked top in the nation
(May 2015)

PRWeb: Chaa Creek Announces New Belizean Adventure Sweepstakes (April 2015)

Noozhawk: Judy Crowell: A Weekend in the Country at Glenmere Mansion in New York
(April 2015)

TripExpert: Stay Longer: 5 Hotels In New Orleans That Are Affordable and Memorable
(March 2015)

Traveller: Cavallo Point, California, review: History meets luxury
(February 2015)

Los Angeles Times: 3 California hotels among Gayot's 10 best new hotels of 2014
(January 2015)

PRWeb: New Life Hiking Spa in Vermont has been selected as one of the Top 10 Destination Spas in the US by GAYOT (October 2014)

CBS SF Bay Area: Best Pizza in San Francisco (September 2014)

BostInno: Which Boston Restaurant is a Top 10 Outdoor Dining Destination in the U.S.? (July 2014)

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: List mania: Which taco stand in Atlanta made this list of the top 10? (July 2014)

West Hawaii Today: names Hale Ohia Cottages a Top Ten Value Hotel in the United States (May 2014)

Santa Monica Mirror: names Treats one of the Top 10 Frozen Yogurts in Los Angeles (April 2014)

The Huffington Post: lists the Top 10 Hotels Under $150 in the U.S. (March 2014) Atlanta Pub Made's List of Top 10 Irish Pubs in the United States for 2014 (March 2014)

11Alive: Atlanta Pub Made's List of Top 10 Irish Pubs in the United States for 2014 (March 2014)

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Marlay House among best Irish pubs (March 2014) reports: Hotel Museo Casa Santa Domingo on GAYOT's Top 10 Value Hotels list (March 2014)

Search Engine Watch reports: Google Displaying Restaurant Menus from (March 2014)

Seattle Post Intelligencer reports: Deschutes Brewery IPA is Top Gayot Beer (February 2014)

Yahoo! Canada Finance references GAYOT's "Hot 40 Restaurants" (January 2014) reports: Hakkasan Ltd. Announces Completion Of Enlightened Hospitality Group Acquisition (January 2014) reports: Trump Winery's 2012 Viognier Named a Top Rated Viognier by Gayot (January 2014)

Cigar Advisor references GAYOT's Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S. (January 2014)

Robb Report references GAYOT Restaurant Awards (October 2013)

The Daily Meal reports: Burger, Tap & Shake Named One of D.C.'s Top Cheap Eats by Gayot (July 2013)

Bibimbap Backpackers YouTube clip featuring Alain Gayot (July 2013)

Huffington Post reports: Sophie Gayot celebrates competition winner and new executive chef at Culina Modern Italian (March 2013)

GAYOT's Top 10 Green Hotels in the U.S. on (September 2012)

Las Vegas Sun reports: Hash House A Go Go makes nation's Top 10 Cheap Eats (August 2012)

Media Attention for GAYOT's 2012 Annual Restaurant Issue (August 2012) reports: Hash House A Go Go named among's "Top 10 Cheap Eats in the United States" (August 2012)

Press Releases

GAYOT Publishes 2013 Restaurant Issue (March 2013)

GAYOT Publishes 2012 Restaurant Issue (March 2012)

GAYOT Publishes 2012 Hawaii Issue (March 2012)

GAYOT Publishes 72-Hour Guides to Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto (July 2011)

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Find out which restaurants and chefs top the list of GAYOT's 2016 Annual Restaurant Awards.