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TOP 40 RESTAURANTS IN THE U.S.
Providence

Michael Cimarusti of Providence in Los Angeles A dining room at Providence in Los Angeles

Providence
Los Angeles

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Come for Michael Cimarusti's fanciful, sincere presentations of fish; for maître d' and co-owner Donato Poto, who outclasses his contemporaries; and for Adrian Vasquez's over-the-top heuristic desserts. Providence has grown into the minimalist space once inhabited by Patina—and has made it its elegant own. What a providence it is for Los Angeles to have this collaborative team in town, indeed.



The dining room of Jean-Georges restaurant in New York City, one of GAYOT's Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S.

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(Updated: 10/16/08 KR)
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