When NYT restaurant critic Pete Wells reviewed Thomas Keller’s famed Manhattan restaurant Per Se, he stated, "Per Se is among the worst food deals in New York.” With that sentiment in mind, we pulled together a collection of restaurants that are worth splurging on.
By Tobias Carroll When cooked well, a steak can be of the most satisfying dinners out there. There are plenty of factors, from the meat itself to the way it’s prepared to the cooking time and temperature. What follows is a list of ten destinations for great steaks across the world. Some are institutions that have served up steaks to many generations; others are relative newcomers whose techniques have earned them rave reviews. More from Men’s Journal How to Make the Perfect Steak The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations in the World The 25 Best Burgers in America
Thrillist ranked each state in the U.S. based on their local food and drink, from fresh produce, iconic staples, beer and wine and their overall food scene.
Finding a steakhouse is not hard. But finding a truly exceptional steakhouse where you can't go wrong when you order the filet mignon, prime rib, or T-bone, is something special. As you plan dinners with old friends and holiday lunches with coworkers, consider these spots, deemed to be the very best steakhouses in America.
Mason, one of the county’s top data scientist and CEO of data research firm Fast Forwards Labs, looks at quantitive data to apply numbers to prove what is the best burger in the country. In this video for Bon Appetit, Mason looks at more than 900,000 reviews of “burger eating experiences” around the country and looks for which ingredients are most popular with diners and which of those ingredients — “the bun, the meat, the cheese and the other stuff on top of it” — have the most favorable responses. To see which restaurant sells the best burger in America, you’ll have to watch the video, but here’s a hint — the bun on the country’s top burger is toasted.
By: Andy Kryza Credit: Andy Kryza/Thrillist The hot dog has gotten a bad rap recently. Which is all the more reason to seek out the best hot dogs our nation has to offer. There are some who say that hot dogs are a simple man’s food. Those people are called traitors, and they need to be tried as the turncoats they are, because the hot dog is a true symbol of American ingenuity (much like the other 49 foods on our list of the most American foods out there): hand-held, inexpensive, and basically stolen from another country and relabeled as American.
Photo: Foodfolio/StockFood Come one, come all — we’ve snagged a sneak peek at Esquire list of 2015′s best new restaurants in America, and you might want to make a few reservations pronto. The full article, which hits stands Oct. 20, describes the “cultural shifts” occurring in today’s fresh-to-the-scene restaurants. “There is something of a New Food Order emerging,” writes Ted Allen, the host of Food Network’s CHOPPED and a contributing editor at Esquire. “[The] rules, like the complexion of the country itself, are changing.”
BuzzFeed gathered up taste testers to compare nachos from Baja Fresh, Taco Bell, 7-Eleven, Del Taco and Chipotle to see which one offered the tastiest cheese and chip combo. Chips were evaluated for their color, crunch, and taste, while cheese flavor and texture were also considered. The closer to equal ratio of cheese to chips, the better. Chipotle doesn’t offer nachos on the menu, but can be ordered as an off-menu hack. The burrito chain served up crisp chips and flavorful cheese, but the amount of cheese was insufficient for one snacker.
Fast food taste tests, waitresses getting massive tips, the best restaurants across America — these are just a few of the topics Yahoo Food readers loved the most. The American college experience is unique: wearing sweatpants for 300 days straight, dressing as a golf pro and/or tennis ho on at least 11 occasions, purchasing overpriced Sociology of Sports textbooks, and definitely attending every class, especially the morning ones.
In New Orleans, “living” is synonymous with “eating.” It would be impossible and imprudent to try and eat everything in the Big Easy before you shuffle off this mortal coil, but we’ve done you the favor of narrowing down that list to 17. Seventeen wonderful, perfect, exemplary, iconic dishes that you need to experience in this life. And they are…
It’s the time of year again when Bon Appetit magazine reveals its “Hot Ten,” the 10 best new restaurants in America. To compile the list, Food and Drink Editor Andrew Knowlton scoured the country and “devoured something like a million calories” to find the restaurant world’s top newcomers.
Across the globe, as temperatures rise during spring and summer, tables appear outside scores of restaurants, and winter-weary diners embrace alfresco eating. From New York City to Sydney, we’ve gathered our favorite places to dine alfresco.
New York may be the greatest food city in the world. Yet, no matter how many high-end steakhouses, sushi bars and tony trattorias move in, the Big Apple is still a hot dog town at heart.
When you have a craving for fried chicken, these Food Network-approved restaurants serve crunchy, juicy renditions that have a leg (or wing) up on the competition.