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Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S.

We are proud to share with you the 2010 edition of our Annual Restaurant Issue, featuring the highly anticipated GAYOT.com Top 40 Restaurant list, as well as recognition for culinary excellence in other important categories. We hope the output reflects our lengthy, deliberative process, in which many restaurants were visited by our local writers and editors, millions of calories consumed, thousands of emails generated, hundreds of arguments resolved, and countless difficult decisions made. But we hope that this carefully assembled issue offers a true reflection of the American dining landscape from a well-founded, experienced, professional perspective.

Read the 2010 Restaurant Issue



(Updated: 08/09/11 CT)
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