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#Restaurant Reviews

Consider The Fork: Is Food Criticism Relevant?

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 09.15.2016 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

There are many ways to critique an art form such as cooking, and like most art forms, the way one sees it differs from one to the other. Opinions are, with no need to repeat a vulgar idiom, commonplace. Everyone has an opinion when it comes to food, even picky four-year-olds.

The New American Kitchen Podcast: The World According to Ruth Reichl

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 12.14.2016 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

She joined us to discuss her latest projects, her time as one of America's most high-profile food critics, what it was like to manage Gourmet, and her thoughts on the future of food writing.

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: To Yelp or Not To Yelp

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 12.01.2016 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

"If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all" may be Thumper's Law in the animated world, but versions of it have been around a bit longer than Bambi. The hospitality industry, more than any other, may have created an expectation of servitude and pandering at all costs.

Approximating the Truth

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

Living in the information age is amazing. The difficulty is that we can't always know what actually counts as information.

Top 5 Steakhouses in America

GAYOT.com | Posted 10.07.2016 | Taste
GAYOT.com

The perfect steak: It's a simple yet elusive goal that some grill masters devote a lifetime to achieving. However, at these meccas of meat, expertly cooked cuts are within easy reach -- lovingly prepared with a minimum of ingredients.

Top 5 Molecular Gastronomy Restaurants

GAYOT.com | Posted 09.24.2016 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Combining avant-garde cooking techniques with high-tech kitchen tools and a poetic sense of whimsy, molecular gastronomy is equal parts art and science. From deconstructed dishes to playful foams to smoky liquid nitrogen desserts, molecular chefs seek to explore food differently.

Top 5 Fried Chicken Restaurants in America

GAYOT.com | Posted 08.06.2016 | Taste
GAYOT.com

While we're all for eating healthy and counting calories, sometimes nothing satisfies our cravings like some crispy-fried wings served with homestyle sides such as waffles and mashed potatoes. Thankfully, fried chicken is currently enjoying a renaissance in America.

Best Dining Deals in America

GAYOT.com | Posted 07.08.2016 | Taste
GAYOT.com

When it comes to dining on the cheap, there's no need to settle for fast food or the local greasy spoon. For creative, high-quality cuisine that won't break the bank, take a look at GAYOT's Best Dining Deals in America.

10 Best American Cuisine Restaurants

GAYOT.com | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste
GAYOT.com

These creative cooks imbue their menus with a unique energy and strong sense of identity.

Welp... People Disappointed In: Hooters Edition

The Infatuation | Posted 01.12.2015 | Taste
The Infatuation

These restaurant reviewers are way more detestable than Hooters.

How One Man's Ohio Pop-Up Restaurant Is Bringing The Nashville Heat To The Midwest

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

What is it about THIS chicken that renders tourists, families and loyal locals alike so deliciously drawn in?

10 Best Penthouse Restaurants in the U.S.

GAYOT.com | Posted 11.30.2014 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Keep your head in the clouds as you look at this list of top-tier restaurants from Las Vegas to Miami.

The Best Restaurants With A View In America

GAYOT.com | Posted 11.16.2014 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Few things complement a quality meal like a stunning view.

We'll Always Have Paris

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Sybil Adelman Sage

We reminded each other to save room for the cassoulet and tarte tatin we'd ordered from the surprisingly reasonably priced menu.

10 Best BBQ Joints In The U.S.

GAYOT.com | Posted 09.30.2014 | Taste
GAYOT.com

The debate over who has the best barbecue is a sticky subject for aficionados across the country. While Kansas City locals swear by their sweet, tangy...

10 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

GAYOT.com | Posted 09.02.2014 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Whether it's sun-soaked lunches by the sea or star-lit dinners in the city, the allure of al fresco dining is undeniable. Take a look at GAYOT.com's l...

10 Best Mexican Restaurants in the U.S.

GAYOT.com | Posted 08.26.2014 | Home
GAYOT.com

While tacos, tortas, tamales and the like may have originated in Mexico, Americans have been more than happy to embrace these tasty south-of-the-border staples as their own. Authentic Mexican cooking can now be found in kitchens from coast to coast.

10 Best Taco Stands in the U.S.

GAYOT.com | Posted 08.19.2014 | Home
GAYOT.com

The taquería is a ubiquitous sight in Mexico -- businessmen, blue collar workers and students alike pay daily visits to taco stands in order to get their fix of fresh-made tortillas filled with sizzling meats.

Eating at the World's Best Restaurant: El Celler de Can Roca

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

"Maybe I expected more or maybe I expected the experience to be more memorable after almost one year waiting for the meal. I think it's become some sort of celebrity thing and a place where you should go if you get the chance, no matter how and that it has to be good."

The Most Pretentious Food Words Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste

Warning: be prepared to get angry.

Behold: The Most Well-Rounded Restaurant Bucket List Ever

Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste

People have bucket lists for different things: travel, activities, movies, etc, but here, we keep a bucket list for where to eat. Thankfully, Yelp.com...

Narcissa, Upon Reflection

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 05.04.2014 | Taste
Tarajia Morrell

A pierced poached farm egg poured by our server into a bowl of earthy forest mushrooms and wonderful clean chayote became a rich potage; with toast points, I'd happily eat this every day for breakfast.

Civilized French Dining at Le Périgord on New York's East Side

John Mariani | Posted 04.26.2014 | New York
John Mariani

Located next to the United Nations and Sutton Place, Le Périgord has always been a draw for ambassadors on a culinary mission, and the affable Messrs. Briquet and their veteran service staff keeps everything the way it has been since the restaurant opened in 50 years ago.

The Albright -- Santa Monica Pier's New Seafood Shack!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The very first thing I did when I moved permanently to Los Angeles in 1973 was to visit the Santa Monica Pier. Its is an integral part of my Los Angeles life, and I welcome this exciting new culinary addition to the mix. Smell the sea air and enjoy the delicious food.

Olio e Più Is the Kind of Place Billy Joel Was Writing About

John Mariani | Posted 02.19.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Everyone has an Italian restaurant you call your own, and, for its location, its warmth and conviviality and its wonderful food, Olio e Più: Trattoria e Enoteca is a place anyone from anywhere might claim after one or two visits.