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Chef/restaurateur Thomas Keller has opened TAK Room in New York

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TAK Room, from chef/restaurateur Thomas Keller (Per Se, The French Laundry), channels vintage glamour at Hudson Yards. Patrons can enjoy Continental cuisine and special touches such as tableside preparations, Champagne carts and live music. Read more

After nearly two decades of offering French-inspired fine dining in Santa Monica, chef Josiah Citrin's Mélisse has shuttered for renovations and reconcepting. The last night of service was March 2, 2019. Read more

One of Chicago's most beloved and romantic restaurants ushers in a new era on Oak Street. The French-Vietnamese boîte Le Colonial has planted roots at 57 East Oak Street, a ritzy strip dotted with high-end boutiques (Above Le Colonial? None other than Chanel and Van Cleef & Arpels. Read more


GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.