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Esquire's 20 Best New Restaurants of 2010

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Today Esquire magazine releases its list of 2010 best new restaurants, its 27th annual edition. Restaurant features writer John Mariani awarded restaurant of the year to Jean-Georges Vongerichten's New York City restaurant ABC Kitchen. Chef of the year went to Sean Baker of the restaurant Gather in Berkeley, California.

The four "chefs to watch" were Nick Balla (Nombe, SF), Joshua Hopkins (Abattoir, Atlanta), Alon Shaya (Domenica, New Orleans), and Michael Schulson (Sampan, Philadelphia). Here's the the full list of restaurants:

Esquire's Best New Restaurants of 2010

ABC Kitchen, New York
Bibiana, Washington, DC
Bistro Niko, Atlanta
Cook & Brown, Providence
Culina, Los Angeles
Epic, Chicago
Frances, San Francisco
Gather, Berkeley, CA
Haven, Houston
Julian Serrano, Las Vegas
Kalu Asian Kitchen, Charlotte, North Carolina
Longman & Eagle, Chicago
Maialino, New York
Menton, Boston
Miller Union, Atlanta
O-Ku, Charleston, South Carolina
Red O, Los Angeles
Samar, Dallas
SD26, New York
WP24 by Wolfgang Puck, Los Angeles


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