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Alinea in Chicago: Dungeness crab, summer squash, cauliflower, curry (Credit Christian Seel)

THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA FOR 2014

Recognizing culinary excellence across the U.S.

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A king crab salad at Addison in San Diego, an exceptional place for seasonal haute cuisine

Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S.

Once again we are proud to present to you the nec plus ultra in the culinary world. Some of the chefs honored are recognizable icons of gastronomy, while the rest are worth getting to know.


Coqueta in San Francisco, one of GAYOT's 2014 Top 10 New Restaurants
Chef de cuisine David Posey of Chicago's Blackbird, one of GAYOT's 2014 Top 5 Rising Chefs
Weird foods are hip: chicken gizzards at Bestia in L.A.

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Hot 25 Restaurants in the U.S.

It can be difficult to get a reservation at these buzz-worthy restaurants, but making the effort will pay off. The Hot 25 may have hype, but they live up to it with their food, décor, scene, and loads of savvy, satisfied diners.

Oxheart in Houston: Purple kohlrabi, raw and pickled in oat's whey, vegetable ash, hazelnuts

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The Lodge at Koele Dining Room, one of GAYOT's 2014 Top 10 Romantic Restaurants
Chateaubriand at SW Steakhouse in Las Vegas
Tuna tartare at The Church Key in West Hollywood


Daniel Boulud, "American chef with a French soul" and our Top Restaurateur in 2014

Top Restaurateur: Daniel Boulud

Daniel Boulud is synonymous with some of the most luminous French cuisine in America. Get to know more about this self-proclaimed "American chef with a French soul" who has made a mark on the culinary scene through his fine dining restaurants and casual bistros.



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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.