Across the nation, September marks the beginning of restaurant season. That back-to-school feeling in the air accompanies the blessings of the hospitality industry's permitting gods. And the end of the busy summer travel season means everyone is settling back in at home and rearing to try all of the new eating places to be tried.
Eater shared the short list of the country's hottest up-and-comers earlier this week, and now it's time to dig in deep on a city-by-city basis. Below, Eater editors in 19 cities across America explain what's about to make their respective food landscapes run wild over the next few months. From the "outside the box" cocktails and inventive bo ssam coming to Atlanta's Korean sparkler Char Korean Bar & Grill to Milk & Cream's much-hyped "milky bun" set to bring it's doughnut-y addictiveness to Dallas to five thousand square feet of pure Morimoto madness headed to Las Vegas, here are hundreds of fall openings to keep on your radar.