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2013 Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. " Per Se

Thomas Keller
New York, NY

Thomas Keller's East Coast metropolitan spin on his iconic Napa Valley restaurant The French Laundry has given New York diners bragging rights of their own. Urban dwellers may in fact savor the transmuted rustic fairytale of the California wine country, not to mention a deep authenticity and culinary imagination that keeps American gastronomy at a world-class level.

 Thomas Keller was named's 2013 Restaurateur of the Year

 Read's restaurant review of Per Se
Other Restaurants
New York
 Bouchon Bakery (Rockefeller Center)
 Bouchon Bakery (Time Warner Center)

Las Vegas
Bouchon Bakery

Los Angeles
Bar Bouchon
Bouchon Bakery

Napa/Sonoma, CA
ad hoc
Bouchon Bakery
The French Laundry


Ventures & Adventures

Under Pressure: Cooking Sous Vide Cookbooks
Ad Hoc at Home
 Bouchon Bakery
The Complete Keller: The French Laundry Cookbook & Bouchon
The French Laundry Cookbook
Under Pressure: Cooking Sous Vide

Cranberry and Apple Kuchen

Mac Knives
 Cup4Cup - GlutenFree Flour


Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.

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