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America's Essential Restaurants

Eater's roving critic Bill Addison scours the country searching for the best food from coast to coast.

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In Search of New York’s Essential Calzone

A summer quest for the underappreciated dish gave me a better understanding of Brooklyn — and my place in it

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As Puerto Rico Recovers, a Bright Light in San Juan’s Welcoming Vianda

At just five months old, Francis Guzmán and Amelia Dill’s restaurant already feels like a vital part of the island’s dining scene

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The Fire Gods of Washington, D.C.

At Maydan, co-owner Rose Previte and her team ignite North African and Middle Eastern flavors

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In Search of Alpine Flavors in the American South

Nutmeg-kissed French sausages and an "unapologetically meat-centric sandwich" await at chef Brittanny Anderson’s Brenner Pass

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David Chang’s Majordomo Is 2018’s Most Exciting Restaurant (So Far)

Momofuku’s first LA outpost is the most exhilarating restaurant opening of 2018 (so far)

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Houston’s Theodore Rex Is One of America’s Most Exciting Restaurants Right Now

The spirit of Justin Yu’s venerated Oxheart has been reborn

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Two of Tokyo’s Sushi Greats Find New Homes in Honolulu

The Hawaiʻi capital is one of America’s top-tier sushi destinations

Where to Eat in 22 Great American Cities

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North America’s Best Cantonese Food Is in Canada

In Richmond and Vancouver, three Chinese restaurants set the standard

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At Santa Monica’s Dialogue, Seasonality Meets Surrealism

Dave Beran’s thrilling SoCal tasting menu feels at once like both dinner and an art installation

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America’s 38 Essential Restaurants

The bistros, pizzerias, steakhouses, and taco trucks that defined dining in 2017

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The Triumph of the Grey

The stunning Savannah destination, helmed by chef Mashama Bailey, is 2017's Restaurant of the Year

Senia Is Hawai‘i's Most Thrilling New Restaurant

Meet Mi Tocaya, the New Star of Chicago’s Mexican Scene

Chef Diana Dávila cooks with fierce individuality

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The 12 Best New Restaurants in America

From San Francisco to Knoxville, where to eat right now across America

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New England's 38 Essential Restaurants

Your indispensable guide to eating in the Northeast

My First Trip to Mexico City Made Me Never Want to Leave

Eater’s roving critic dines at two Oaxacan-inspired gems in one of the world’s most exciting food cities.

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Mister Jiu’s Is a Love Letter to America’s Oldest Chinatown

Traditional Cantonese meets California lushness in San Francisco

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The South's 38 Essential Restaurants

The dining rooms, shacks, and counters that define America’s most vibrant culinary region

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The 38 Best Restaurants in the South

Every City Needs a Restaurant Like Kitchen 713

The Radical Sandwich Kings of New Orleans

Pit Beef: Baltimore's Answer to Barbecue

8 Dining Trends That Will Define 2017

Blue Hill at Stone Barns Is the Best Restaurant in America

The Best Restaurants in America

38 restaurants around the country — high and low, old and new — that defined dining in 2016

Republique Is the All-Day Restaurant That Los Angeles Needed

The 12 Most Stunning Desserts Bill Addison Ate This Year

Is the World Ready for the Austere Beauty of Günter Seeger?

Five and A Half Exhausting, Elating Hours at Blue Hill at Stone Barns

The Artistic Genius of In Situ

The Willows Inn Is a Fine-Dining Astonishment

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