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2009 GAYOT.COM SITE NEWS


A SPARKLING WINE EDITION!
Check out our Holiday Wine Newsletter!

We've tasted our way through hundreds of bottles of bubbly. You'll be sure to find something to kiss 2009 adieu in style! Also check out our Top 10 Gifts for Wine Lovers, Top 10 Winter Beers and Top 10 Spirits. Read all about it! (12/11/09)


HOLIDAY NEWSLETTER—MAKING THE SEASON MERRIER
Celebrate the holidays with a sparkler
Our latest edition of Tastes is all about spreading good cheer, featuring the best holiday gift ideas, our guide to the Top 10 Holiday Movies, and the best restaurants around the country for Dining Out on New Year's Eve. Sign up now for January's edition—all about your health! (12/02/09)

GayotTWO MORE GAYOT LISTS FEATURED ON MSN.COM

MSN.com readers are getting two more Top 10 lists from GAYOT.com, as the main page of the news and lifestyle website features Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in the U.S. and Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S., compiled and rated by GAYOT's own food experts. (10/21/09)


ALAIN GAYOT ON HELL'S KITCHEN

Alain Gayot on Hell's Kitchen

Our own Alain Gayot appeared as a judge on the season finale of Hell’s Kitchen on FOX-TV on Tuesday, October 13, and showed that his taste matched that of chef and host Gordon Ramsay. Learn more on our blog! (10/19/09)


GAYOT PUBLISHES QUARTERLY WINE NEWSLETTER

MORE OF GAYOT'S TOP 10 LISTS ON MSN.COM
Top 10 Penthouse Restaurants in the U.S.

MSN.com readers now know where to dine with a view thanks to GAYOT.com's Top 10 Penthouse Restaurants in the U.S., which all offer magnificent views from their perch just below the roof of their buildings, as well as food worth climbing the stairs for. (09/14/09)


GAYOT'S HAWAII ISSUE ON KGMB CHANNEL 9
KGMB Channel 9's Sunrise Show
Reporter Howard Dicus featured our 2009 Hawaii Issue on Hawaii's KGMB Channel 9's "Sunrise" program. Anchor Steve Uyehara called our listings "Good stuff to consider... not only for tourists but also for us here." (08/27/09)

GAYOT'S TOP 10 RATING BRINGS IN CUSTOMERS
Ribs on the grill
The Birmingham News reports that Full Moon Bar-B-Que received a flurry of phone calls and emails following their appearance on our list of the Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in the U.S. (08/21/09)

2009 HAWAII ISSUE
2009 GAYOT.com Hawaii Issue
Read all about the Aloha State in our 2009 Hawaii Issue and get the travel tips you need for hotels, restaurants, spas, and more to learn how to get the most out of your trip to this tropical paradise. (08/21/09)

GAYOT'S TOP 10 BARBECUE RESTAURANTS ON MSN.COM
Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in the U.S.
MSN.com readers now know where to get their barbecue fix. The news and lifestyle website featured GAYOT.com's list of the Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in the U.S. From Oakland to Chi-town, try one of these smokin' spots. (07/20/09)

GET FIRED UP WITH GAYOT'S JULY NEWSLETTER
July 2009 Tastes newsletter
Our latest edition of Tastes includes where to find the best barbecue restaurants in the U.S. and near you, the top 10 barbecue wines to toast to at your next grilling get-together, and a hot set of wheels to cruise around in this summer. (07/06/09)

THE GAYOT SOLUTION FOR SAVINGS
Gayot Economic Stimulus Plan
Don't let the economic recession get you down. From our picks of the best cheap eats and hotels to hot deals on travel packages, wines, cars and spas, the Gayot Economic Stimulus Plan is here to help you reduce life's costs—not its luxuries. (04/02/09)

CELEBRATE SUMMER WITH TASTES
June 2009 Tastes newsletter
Our June edition of Tastes includes what you need to beat the summer heat, from our Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants and summer wines to getaway guides for golf lovers and other places like Providence and Newport Beach. (06/22/09)

GAYOT ON THE BLOGOSPHERE
Gayot's Blog
Read up on what's new and next in our blog, from our brushes with Paris and Demi, to dinner dates in the kitchen of the "Take Home Chef" himself, Curtis Stone. Whether you're interested in the hottest culinary events and news or the latest on hotels and other happenings, we have it all here. (04/02/09)

ALAIN GAYOT FEATURED ON INTERNET REVOLUTION
Alain Gayot discusses GAYOT.com's restaurant rating pages
Gayot editor in chief Alain Gayot was recently quoted in Internet Revolution, the site for news analysis and opinion about the future of the internet. Gayot explained the basis and reliability of his site's restaurant rating pages: "There are many restaurants that people might want to try in a given area, but they may not have a restaurant review that they can refer to," he said. "We do the work for them by explaining the various dishes on the restaurant menu, and by recommending which dishes they should order and which ones to stay away from." (03/27/09)

MSN FEATURES GAYOT'S TOP 10 IRISH PUBS IN THE U.S.
Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S.

MSN.com readers now know where to get their Guinness and shepherd’s pie fix on St. Paddy's Day. The news and lifestyle website recently featured GAYOT.com's list of the Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S. From Florida to L.A., these picks are also prime places to enjoy an Irish beer any time of the year. (03/16/09)


TOP 10 LIST FEATURED ON PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Gayot's Top 10 Cruise Lines

Our Top 10 Cruise Lines list was recently featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer's travel section on March 1, 2009. The article highlighted our list of the best cruise lines currently in operation. For more information on cruising or for other Top 10 lists, check out our cruise section. (03/05/09)


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