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2012 Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S. "

Check out our list of the Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S.

We wouldn't steer you wrong --- these top 10 steakhouses remind us that one of the great American culinary genres is getting better with age, just like their steaks. In addition, some of these are now well known for signature dishes that go beyond destination beef --- from Emeril's crab croquettes in Louisiana to Wolfgang Puck's bone marrow dumplings in L.A. The iPad wine list at Chicago Cut Steakhouse tells us that these are not your father's steakhouses anymore as they defy stereotype and go beyond expectation.

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