11/19/2013 03:24 pm ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Best Restaurant Dishes of 2013

The year's most extraordinary dishes reflect the biggest restaurant trends of the moment: nose-to-tail-fin eating, live-fire grilling and the quest for elemental flavors.--Kate Krader, Dana Cowin, Kate Heddings, Christine Quinlan, Tina Ujlaki

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Best Restaurant Dishes of 2013