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From the left: RN74 in San Francisco, The Frog & The Peach in New Brunswick, NJ and The Bazaar by Jose Andres in Beverly Hills

If you only have one night in a particular US city, where should you dine for a taste of local flavor, good food and a good time? We've consulted with our vast network of writers and editors across the nation to give you GAYOT.com's personal picks on the restaurants that define a city in terms of its most essential character, cuisine and cognoscenti. So the next time you get off a plane, or want to impress your friends from out of town, check out our Insider's Picks for the hottest and most authentic dining spots America has to offer.

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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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