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2012 Annual Restaurant Issue Video Series "

Sophie Gayot filming a video at JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot

Most top chefs let their cooking speak for them. But our own Sophie Gayot got some of America’s best toques to open up about their culinary skills, their muses, inspirations and much more. Watch these exclusive interviews with some of the chefs whose restaurants are lauded in the 2012 Annual Restaurant Issue. Then check out the video that goes behind the scenes into the making of the newsletter.

• Behind the Scenes
• Carnevino
• Central Michel Richard
• Chris Crary
• Gary Danko
• Everest
• GT Fish & Oyster
• Jean Joho
• Joël Robuchon
• Mélisse
• Patina
• Restaurant Guy Savoy
• SW Steakhouse
• Twist by Pierre Gagnaire

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VEGETARIAN FOODWith GAYOT's lists of the Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants, you can discover where to find the best meatless meals.