Each year Bon Appetit magazine searches the country for the best new restaurants. Staffers traveled to find delicious and unique offerings. From sandwich shop (Turkey and the Wolf) to a members-only Italian restaurant (Palizzi Social Club), this list covers it all. The Top 50 was revealed in early August, with the top 10 announced Aug. 15.
- Turkey and the Wolf, New Orleans
- Elske, Chicago
- Mister Jiu’s, San Francisco
- Palizzi Social Club, Philadelphia
- Hart’s, Brooklyn
- Giant, Chicago
- Spring, Marietta, Ga.
- Kemuri Tatsu-Ya, Austin
- Nixta, St. Louis
- Brewery Bhavana, Raleigh, N.C.
Rounding out the list, by region in no particular ranking:
Northeast: Aska, Bucktown, Le Coucou, Mamaleh’s, Nina June, Olmsted, The Purple House
Mid-Atlantic: Himitsu, Pineapple & Pearls, Res Ipsa, Timber Pizza Company
Southeast: Bar Normandy, Bastion, Henrietta Red, Little Jack’s Tavern, Martin’s BBQ, Red Hog, Rodney Scott’s BBQ
Midwest: Alma, The Antler Room, Mi Tocaya Antojería, Smyth and The Loyalist, Vicia
South: Marjie’s Grill, Saint Leo
Southwest: Annette, Denver Central Market, June’s All Day
West: Destroyer, Kismet, P.Y.T., Shibumi, Single Thread, Tartine Manufactory
Northwest: Afuri, Dame, Güero, Marmite, Mean Sandwich, Tusk
In addition to the 50 restaurants, Chicago was singled out as the restaurant city of the year. Did your favorite make the list? Tell us in the comments.
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