The culinary world is always in a state of flux – that means plenty of new places to chow down during your travels. 10Best editors, with the help of a panel of food and travel experts, scoured the country for the best restaurant openings in the past 18 months. We then asked our readers to choose their favorites from a pool of 20 nominees. After four weeks of voting, the results are in!
The top 10 winners in the category Best New Restaurant are as follows:
- FLX Table - Geneva, N.Y.
- Butchertown Grocery - Louisville
- Loquita - Santa Barbara, Calif.
- The Grass Skirt - San Diego
- Local Provisions - Asheville, N.C.
- Herb & Wood - San Diego
- UPTON 43 - Minneapolis
- The Marsh House - Nashville
- Double Knot - Philadelphia
- Hat Yai - Portland, Ore.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Marla Cimini (USA TODAY), Eric Grossman (USA TODAY), Gerrish Lopez and Christopher Parr (Pursuitist) were chosen based on their expertise in the world of culinary travel.
Additional nominees in this category included Bad Saint in Washington, Baroo in Los Angeles, The Dabney in Washington, Le Coucou in New York, Morcilla in Pittsburgh, Oriole in Chicago, Pineapple and Pearls in Washington, ROKC in New York, South Philly Barbacoa in Philadelphia and Staplehouse in Atlanta.
Congratulations to all these amazing new restaurants!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo