08/16/2010 08:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

7 Best Gastro-Getaways (PHOTOS)

Travelers who make their dinner reservations first and find a hotel second know that finding an ideal gourmet vacation--one that combines slow-paced, stellar meals with top-notch accommodations--isn't easy. Enter the "gastro-getaway," a growing breed of small hotels with destination restaurants. These seven spots are's picks for a blissful weekend of relaxation and unforgettable food.

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