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Gourmet Magazine's list of best American Restaurants 2002

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Gourmet Magazine's list of best American Restaurants 2002

mc michael | Sep 19, 2002 12:19 PM

Atlanta:
Business: Bone's
Buzz: Joel
Personal Favorite: Seeger's
Neighborhood Gems: Oscar's; Soto; Watershed; Bacchanalia

Boston
Business: Clio's
Buzz: Via Matta
Personal Favorite: Hamersley's Bistro
Neighborhood Gems: Franklin Cafe; Sage;Lumiere; The Blue Room; Oleana

Chicago
Business: Charlie Trotter's
Buzz: Naha
Personal Favorite: North Pond
Neighborhood Gems: Piazza Bella Trattoria; Spring; The Outpost; La Sardine

Cleveland
Business: One Walnut
Buzz: Fire
Personal Favorite: Parker's
Neighborhood Gems: Baricelli inn; Fahrenheit; Lelolai; Sokolowski's University Inn

Detroit
Business: Tribute
Buzz: Agave
Personal Favorite: Emily's
Neighborhood Gems: Five Lakes Grill; Giovanni's Ristorante; Luigi's The Original; Vintage Bistro

Honolulu
Business: La Mer
Buzz: Alan Wong's
Personal Favorite: Chef Mavro
Neighborhood Gems: Roy's; Izakaya Nonbei; Sam Choy's breakfast, lunch and crab; Side Street Inn

Houston
Business: Aries
Buzz: Laurier Cafe & Wine
Personal Favorite :Da Marco
Neighborhood Gems: Indika; Mockingbird Bistro; Irma's; Jax Grill

Las Vegas
Business: Spago
Buzz: N9NE
Personal Favorite: Commander's Palace
Neighborhood Gems: Lotus of Siam; La Scala; Rosemary's Restaurant; Genki

Los Angeles
Business: Alex
Buzz: Angelini Osteria
Personal Favorite: Campanile
Neighborhood Gems: Mimosa: Josie; Cafe Blanc; The House

Miami
Business: Azul
Buzz: Tambo
Personal Favorite: Pacific Time
Neighborhood Gems: Abbey Dining Room; Anokha; Norman's; Pascal's on Ponce

Minneapolis & St. Paul
Business: Cafe Un Deux Trois
Buzz: Vincent
Personal Fave: Aquavit
Neighborhood Gems: Lucia's Rest. & Wine Bar; Zander Cafe; Alma; Auriga

New Orleans
Business: Cuvee
Buzz: Lee Circle
Personal Fave: Mosca's
Neighborhood Gems: Casamento's; Elizabeth's; Domilise's; Dick & Jenny's

New York
Business: Four Seasons
Buzz: Babbo
Personal Fave: Alain Ducasse at Essex House
Neighborhood Gems: Pearl Oyster Bar; Cafe Boulud; Washington Park; Honmura An

Philadelphia
Business: Le Bec Fin
Buzz: Morimoto
Personal Fave: Vetri's
Neighborhood Gems: Tony Luke's; Django; Alma de Cuba; Standard Tap

Phoenix & Scottsdale
Business: Mary Elaine's
Buzz: Elements
Personal Fave: Rancho Pinot
Neighborhood Gems: Los Dos Molinos; Pizzeria Bianco; Christopher's Fermier Brasserie; Postino

Portland OR
Business: The Heathman Restaurant
Buzz: Bluehour
Personal Fave: Higgins
Neighborhood Gems: Laslow's Northwest; Cafe Azul; Pho Van Vietnamese Bistro

San Francisco
Business: Fifth Floor
Buzz: Roxanne's
Personal Fave: Masa's
Neighborhood Gems: Hayes Street Grill; The Meetinghouse; Merenda; Delfina

Santa Fe
Business: The Compound
Buzz: Standard Market
Personal Fave: Cafe Pasqual
Neighborhood Gems: Cafe San Estevan

Seattle
Business: 727 Pine
Buzz: The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Personal Fave: The Georgian
Neighborhood Gems: Le Pichet ; Le Gourmand; The Harvest Vine; Salumi

St. Louis
Business: Anthony's Bar
Buzz: Modesto
Personal Fave: The Crossing
Neighborhood Gems: Paul Manno's; Gian-Tony's

Washington DC
Business: Michel Richard Citronelle
Buzz: Palena
Personal Fave: The Inn at Little Washington
Neighborhood Gems: Colvin Runn Tavern; Jaleo; Johnny's Half Shell; The Majestic Cafe

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