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Restaurant Features

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Articles on the world's top chefs, restaurants and food trends

Browse GAYOT's selection of restaurant features below, arranged geographically from the Americas to Europe and beyond.


An Evening at Manresa (Los Gatos)
Aubergine's Tasting Menu (Carmel)
The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco (San Francisco)
Sophie Gayot Interviews Gary Danko (San Francisco)
Urasawa (Los Angeles)
Wolfgang Puck vs. Wolfgang Zwiener
(Los Angeles)


Grants Restaurant & Bar (Hartford)


Chef Mavro (Oahu)
Merriman's Kapalua (Maui)


See What It's Like to Experience a Meal at Alinea (Chicago)


Kansas City Barbecue (Kansas City)


Boston's Seafood (Boston)


The Birth of a Culture
Restaurant Joël Robuchon
Guy Savoy Hits Las Vegas
Top Restaurant Town in the World

New York

Dining in the Hudson Valley
Time Warner Center
Translating Tapas: From Madrid to New York


Will Québec Replace the Maple Leaf with a Vine Leaf? (Montréal)



Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester


The Affordable Bistros of Paris
Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée: The Classics, Revisited
Alain Ducasse and Joël Robuchon bury the war hatchet in the ovens
Alain Ducasse Takes La Tour
Alain Senderens Declines Michelin Stars
Alain Senderens: A Tribute
All the Rage About Loiseau
Asian Eateries in Paris
Finding the Best Tripe in Paris
Christian Millau will leave a mark in the story of Gastronomy
Cold Weather Calls for Choucroute
Couscous is Big in the Capital
Death of Modern Hero
The Fall Dining Season
Gaston Lenôtre dies at 88
Gastronomy and Astronomy
The GaultMillau Controversy
Joël Robuchon: A Tribute
Joël Robuchon Remembered by His Peers
Restaurant Lasserre: The Return of a Star
Lyon's Cuisine is Alive and Well
Michel Richard: A Tribute
Michelin Winners: Three Stars and a Kingdom?
A Pizza Renaissance
Quality Asian Restaurants in France
The Return of the Brasserie
The Return of Soup
The Rising Chefs of France
Romanian and Bulgarian Food in Paris
Summer Dining in Paris
To Sauce or Not to Sauce


A Savory Walk in the Basque Country
Eating Around Valencia
Culinary Controversy: Santamaria vs. Adrià
Ferran Adria: Culinary Genius or Gastronomic Dead End?
Papa Hemingway, Paella and More Pure Culinary Joy


Adam Tihany Interview
Attack on the Avant-Garde
Should Foie Gras Be Banned?
Moms Who Cook Professionally
Fine Dining at Modest Prices
Dine on the Lighter Side
Meet the New Culinary Vanguard
Prime Primer: Beef Terms
Forks on the Road: Road Trip Dining
Julia Child
Michelin Controversy
Molecular Gastronomy
Nouvelle Cuisine
Slow Food, Fast Food
Tapas from Madrid to New York
2019 James Beard Foundation Awards
2018 James Beard Foundation Awards
2017 James Beard Foundation Awards
2016 James Beard Foundation Awards
2015 James Beard Foundation Awards
2014 James Beard Foundation Awards
2013 James Beard Foundation Awards
2012 James Beard Foundation Awards
2011 James Beard Foundation Awards
2010 James Beard Foundation Awards
2009 James Beard Foundation Awards
2008 James Beard Foundation Awards
2007 James Beard Foundation Awards
2006 James Beard Foundation Awards
2005 James Beard Foundation Awards
2004 James Beard Foundation Awards