01/22/2013 06:38 pm ET Updated Mar 24, 2013

Find Good Food: Know The Signs - Food GPS

A big part of my mission involves identifying restaurants that are worth recommending to Food GPS readers, based on as many as three meals in the field each day. In over seven years of professional eating, and more than 20 years of viewing the world like a dining table, I've learned lessons and spotted patterns. Here are 9 tips on how to maximize your meals.