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2012 Top 10 New Restaurants in the U.S. "


The dining room of Central Michel Richard at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas


It's no surprise that some of the country's best new restaurants are run by big name chefs. In the West, we see molecular artistry displayed from the likes of Dominique Crenn, while star chefs Michel Richard and Wolfgang Puck bring their polished magic to top hotels. To the East, David Bouley has teamed up with a chef from the Far East --- Yoshiki Tsuji of the Tsuji Cooking Institute in Osaka --- to open a rarified Japanese spot in TriBeCa. Despite challenging financial times, or perhaps because of them, we can look to these ten exceptional new restaurants to help stimulate our imaginations, our appetites and our gastronomic passions.
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ATLANTA
No 246 Restaurant

CHARLESTON
Husk

CHICAGO
Next Restaurant

DALLAS
The Commissary

DENVER
ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro

HOUSTON
Philippe Restaurant + Lounge

LAS VEGAS
Scarpetta
Bacio



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LOS ANGELES
Ray's & Stark Bar
Maison Giraud

NEW YORK
Boulud Sud
The Dutch

ORANGE COUNTY, CA
Broadway by Amar Santana

SAN FRANCISCO
Origen

WASHINGTON, DC
El Centro D.F.
Graffiato by Mike Isabella







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