ulysses Posted September 20, 2006 Share Posted September 20, 2006 The last time they did this format was in '01. Then no. 1 was Chez Panisse, no. 2 Jean-Georges...no.50 Obelisk. At the time the list was very California heavy: Lucques, Spago, Zuni, Valentino, Campanile. This one is all over the place. Highlights: 1.Alinea 2.Chez Panisse 3.French Laundry/Per Se 4.Spago 5.Joel Robuchon at the Mansion 6.Le Reve 7.Masa 8.Alan Wong's Restaurant 9.Daniel 10.Le Bernadin 11.Magnolia Grill 12.Citronelle 13.Trotters 14.Arrows 15.Cyrus 16.Striped Bass 17.Babbo 18.Locke-Ober 19.Canlis 20.L'Auberge Carmel 21.Barolotta Ristorante Di Mare 22.Restaurant August 23.Inn at Little Washington 24.The Dining Room in the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead 25.Vetri 26.Fore Street 27.Jean Georges 28.Higgins 29.Da Marco 30.La Belle Vie 31.Parker's New American Bistro 32.Michy's 33.Frasca 34.Gramercy Tavern 35.Providence 36.Restaurant Guy Savoy 37.Zuni Cafe 38.Urasawa 39.Baccahanalia 40.Sanford 41.York Street 42.Manresa 43.No.9 Park 44.Trattoria Nostrani 45.Cafe Jaunita 46.Paley's Place 47.Lantern Restaurant 48.L'etoile 49.Herbsaint 50.Nana 51.Sushi Kappo Kawasaki I used the '01 list as a yardstick for a long time. I'm pretty pleased with the selections, no blackbird, no WD-50, nothing to hip. Just good food. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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