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My Photos From The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 Awards in NYC

I had the great good fortune to experience the World’s 5o Best Awards in New York City the other night. Of course, these awards have become rather controversial as anything as subjective as a “Best” list is going to be. […]

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Eleven Madison Park Made It Nice!

Disclaimer alert: My family and I are certainly known to the restaurant and I received a significant discount as well as no corkage fees for bringing a couple of special bottles of wine. My son, L.J., works at Eleven Madison […]

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The Splendor of El Celler de Can Roca

It has three Michelin stars (since 2009), is the current no. 1 restaurant in the world according to the World’s Fifty Best Restaurants list and has been in the Top 5 of that list since 2009 and either first or […]

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Breaking News: Frantzen/Lindeberg Now Just Frantzen

Just two days after being proclaimed the twelfth best restaurant in the world on the controversial San Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants list as Frantzen/Lindeberg, Bjorn Frantzen and Daniel Lindeberg have announced they are splitting up with Frantzen retaining control […]

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Five International Restaurant Hot Spots

The always controversial, discussion provoking 2012 San Pellegrino World’s Fifty Best Restaurants listhas just been announced. Whatever import one may or may not ascribe to the rankings, the list remains a useful tool to get a glimpse of the rising […]

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Breaking News – Rene Redzepi & Noma Now Number One!

elBulli will always have a special spot in my heart, but if anyone had to supplant Ferran Adria and elBulli as the number one restaurant in the world, I am glad that it is the extremely gracious Rene […]

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