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2013 Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. " Studio

Craig Strong
Laguna Beach, CA




It's hard to top a California dining experience like the one at Studio, surrounded by panoramic Pacific Ocean views, nestled into a cozy cliffside Craftsman house. At the signature restaurant of the Montage Laguna Beach, Craig Strong's modern French-California cooking riffs on seasonal ingredients ranging from foraged wild mushrooms to locally caught fish. His exceptional pastry skills also continue to impress, as does the wine list with its 3,000 selections.

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