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LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW (Aired October 28th 2006)
PART 1 - Introduction of Gayot.com
PART 2 - The Top 40 Restaurants
PART 3 - Restaurant Trends

Read and listen to the interview of January 5th 2008
Read and listen to the interview of March 17th 2007
Read and listen to the interview of December 2nd 2006

On Saturday, October 28, chef Jamie Gwen interviewed Sophie Gayot on her celebrated weekly radio talk show. The conversation focused primarily on the publication of GAYOT.com's Restaurant Issue 2006.
During Gayot's KABC 790 appearance, the pair talked about the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., placing a particular emphasis on the half-dozen based in the Los Angeles area.

Jamie Gwen (right), Lana Sills (standing in the back), the show producer and Sophie Gayot (left) in the KABC studios.
Sophie is dressed by www.paule-vasseur.com

They also spent time discussing the restaurant trends of the past year, the closing of L'Orangerie in Los Angeles and Jamie's latest cooking gadgets.

Below is the list of restaurants that were mentioned during the show.

LOS ANGELES

Mélisse French
18/20
Dining Room at Mélisse, Santa Monica, CA 1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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The epitome of Los Angeles fine dining, Mélisse fluently bridges French sophistication with style. More...

Patina French
No Rating
Dining Room at Patina, Los Angeles, CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
141 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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PATINA HAS REOPENED WITH A NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF. A well-orchestrated, elegant and upscale dining experience in Los Angeles nestled downtown in the Walt Disney Concert Hall. More...

Providence Seafood
17/20
Dining Room at Providence, Los Angeles, CA 5955 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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An interior redesign has injected more luxury and comfort into this fine dining destination for seafood. More...

Spago Beverly Hills California
16/20
Dining Room at Spago Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA 176 N. Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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Wolfgang Puck's flagship restaurant features a new look and menu with a slightly more contemporary approach. More...

25 Degrees Burgers
13/20
Dining Room at 25 Degrees, Hollywood, CA The Hollywood Roosevelt
7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Menu
Burgers and fries go upscale around the clock at The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel. More...

Urasawa Japanese
18/20
Dining Room at Urasawa, Beverly Hills, CA 218 N. Rodeo Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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Hiroyuki Urasawa conveys tradition, contemplation and wonder with his kaiseki opus. More...

NEW YORK

Buddakan Asian
14/20
Dining Room at Buddakan, New York, NY 75 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Trendy Asian-Fusion eatery that oozes equal parts opulence and flavorful fare. More...

Daniel French
19/20
Dining Room at Daniel, New York, NY 60 E. 65th St.
New York, NY 10065
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Daniel Boulud’s French contemporary cuisine floats like a butterfly. More...

db bistro moderne French
16/20
Dining Room at db bistro moderne, New York, NY City Club Hotel
55 W. 44th St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Chef Daniel Boulud's exquisite fare at a more modest price. More...

The Modern French
No Rating
Dining Room at The Modern, New York, NY The Museum of Modern Art MoMA
9 W. 53rd St.
New York, NY 10019
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The Modern makes its home at The Museum of Modern Art. More...

LAS VEGAS

Burger Bar Las Vegas Burgers
14/20
Dining Room at Burger Bar Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Place
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Menu
Chef-restaurateur Hubert Keller has raised the bar for the ever-popular burger. More...

 
ORANGE COUNTY

Studio French
17/20
Dining Room at Studio, Laguna Beach, CA Montage Laguna Beach
30801 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Perhaps OC's most scenic and romantic restaurant with high-class cuisine and a list of 2,500 different wines. More...

SAN FRANCISCO

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Photo Alexandre Meiers
(Published: 10/30/06)