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Thrillist's Best New Restaurants in America

The editors of Thrillist have eaten their way across the country and compiled a great list of The Best 33 New Restaurants in America. Cheers to them for not making it into a slideshow, and for providing in-depth descriptions of "what you're getting" off the menu at each restaurant on the list. Among the restaurants making the cut are:

Find the complete list here.


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Esquire's Best New Restaurants 2013

John Mariani and Esquire have released their much-anticipated Best New Restaurants 2013 list. Narrowing the selections down must have been no enviable task. As Mariani puts it, "There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now.  ... To try to ascribe a singular meaning to it all would be like trying to drink a pork chop." Drinkable pork chops, eh? Maybe he's hit on 2014's next big food trend. Below are the honored restaurants, in alphabetical order.

Read the full article here.

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Eater's 38 Essential Pizzas

A handy guide for any adventurous pizza aficionado, Eater has compiled a list of 38 Essential Pizzas Across the Country. Well-represented are the expected cities replete with pizza tradition, from New York (Totonno's, Joe's Pizza, Di Fara, Motorino, Franny's, Paulie Gee's) and Chicago (Coalfire Pizza, Pizano's Pizza & Pasta, Spacca Napoli) to New Haven (Modern Apizza, Sally's). But the list spreads the love across the country fairly well, and no one style of pie is over-represented. Other noteworthy purveyors of pie making on appearance on the list are Antico Pizza Napoletana (Atlanta), Buddy's Pizza (Detroit), Pizzeria Bianco (Phoenix) and the Batali-Silverton-Bastianich operation Pizzeria Mozza (LA). Peruse the complete list here

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This slice could change your life, at Di Fara (well-worth the trek to Midwood)

Bon Appetit's 10 Best New Restaurants in America

After much deliberation and quite a bit of bi-coastal dining, man-about-food Andrew Knowlton of Bon Appétit has released The Hot 10 2013: The Best New Restaurants in America. A most coveted distinction, this year's 10 winning restaurants include:

1. Alma (Los Angeles, CA)

2. Saison (San Francisco, CA)

3. Rolf & Daughters (Nashville, TN)

4. Fat Rice (Chicago, IL)

5. Ava Gene's (Portland, OR)

6. The Pass & Provisions (Houston, TX)

7. The Optimist (Atlanta, GA)

8. Jeffrey's & Josephine House (Austin, TX)

9. The Whale Wins & Joule (Seattle, WA)

10. Aska (Brooklyn, NY)

For full details, follow the link.

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