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Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the United States 2009

The outdoor patio of JRDN Restaurant in San Diego, one of our Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or a leisurely lunch on a terrace, dining outdoors is one of the simple pleasures of spring and summertime. Enjoy an al fresco feast at one of these top 10 outdoor dining restaurants in the U.S.

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Try these whiskey cocktails inspired by Beyoncé's Cowboy Carter album.

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This cashew aioli recipe gets a kick with bourbon.

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GAYOT'S RESTAURANT AWARDSOver the years, we have been electing restaurants to be on GAYOT's Yearly Restaurant Awards.

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