It used to be that if you wanted a fun evening out, you had to make at least two stops: first a restaurant, and then your entertainment venue of choice. Yes, most movie theaters and bowling alleys serve food, but has anyone ever felt good after eating heat lamp-dried chicken wings or fake buttered popcorn?
Thankfully, America’s top culinary talent has taken notice of this dilemma. A host of chef-driven entertainment venues where the eats are as remarkable as the amusement have opened across the country in the past few years. Here are eight of the best to try for a one-stop night out.