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TOP 40 RESTAURANTS IN THE U.S.
The French Laundry

Thomas Keller of The French Laundry in Yountville A dining area at The French Laundry

The French Laundry
Yountville

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While many people desire immediate gratification, dining at Thomas Keller's artful The French Laundry is an act of anticipation, as this wine country institution still manages to be booked up months ahead of time. Keller's Per Se also holds a spot on our list with our highest possible rating. This year, Keller announced he's expanding his Bouchon line to Los Angeles. Meanwhile in Yountville, Keller's plans to develop a small inn are underway. But Keller keeps his intense and keen manner cool, and his cardinal restaurant continues to marvel, never sacrificing quality for quantity.


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