Our Favorites/Save Your $

The following constantly evolving lists we recommend (location specified otherwise). Palates may vary.

RED - Jeff / BLUE – Liz / GREEN – Steph F. / PURPLE – Dana /  OLIVE – Chad / PINK – Steph C./ ORANGE – Courtney / BOLD – Multiple

FOOD TV

  • America’s Test Kitchen
  • Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
  • Brew Masters
  • Colameco’s Food Show
  • Hell’s Kitchen
  • Lydia’s Italy
  • Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen
  • MasterChef
  • Mexico: One Plate at a Time (Rick Bayless)
  • Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares
  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate
  • Tyler’s Ultimate

EATS ($$$$$)

  • 1or8 (added APR 2011)
  • Alinea (Chicago)
  • Alta
  • Amada (Philadelphia)
  • Arami (Chicago)
  • August
  • Babbo
  • Basso56
  • Basta Pasta
  • Birdsall House (Westchester)
  • Black Hound (Any)
  • Bond St
  • Blue Hill
  • Blue Ribbon Brasserie (Brooklyn)
  • Bohemian
  • Bouchon (Las Vegas)
  • Brick Lane Curry House (E Village)
  • Brio
  • Casa Mono
  • Catch35 (Chicago)
  • Commerce
  • Daniel
  • Degustation
  • EN Japanese Brasserie
  • Eleven Madison Park
  • Finalmente (Westchester)
  • Financier (Any)
  • Fleur de Lys (Las Vegas)
  • Gramercy Tavern
  • Hot Doug’s (Chicago)
  • Inoteca
  • Jean-Georges
  • Kyo-Ya
  • Lacroix (Philadelphia)
  • Las Ramblas
  • L’Artusi (added SEP 2011)
  • L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
  • Le Bernardin
  • Little Owl
  • Marlow & Sons (added AUG 2011)
  • Moto (Chicago)
  • Minetta Tavern
  • Morimoto (New York)
  • Morimoto (Philadelphia)
  • NakaNaka
  • Nippon
  • Pata Negra
  • Picholine
  • Pies N’ Thighs (added APR 2011)
  • Rhong-Tiam
  • Roberta’s (added MAY 2011)
  • Rockmeisha (added JUNE 2011)
  • Sakagura
  • Sasabune
  • Scarpetta
  • Schwa (Chicago)
  • The Second Avenue Deli
  • Soba Koh
  • The Stanton Social
  • Strip House
  • Sugiyama
  • Sushi Yasuda
  • Telepan
  • The Kitchen at Brooklyn Fare
  • Torrisi Italian Specialties
  • Tori Shin
  • Tia Pol
  • Traif
  • Tsukushi
  • Vetri (Philadelphia)
  • Westville East

EATS ($-$$)

  • Artichoke Pizza
  • Bacaro
  • Banh Mi Saigon
  • BCD Tofu
  • Blue Bottle Coffee (added AUG 2011)
  • Bongo Room (Chicago – Brunch)
  • The Bourgeois Pig
  • Brick Cafe (Astoria)
  • Caracas Arepas Bar
  • Cafe Habana
  • Cafe Mogador
  • Carl’s Steaks
  • Cocoron (added APR 2011)
  • The Counting Room
  • Despana
  • DiFara Pizza
  • Diner Restaurant (added AUG 2011)
  • DiPalo’s Fine Foods
  • Doughnut Plant
  • Empanada Mama
  • Feast (Chicago – Brunch)
  • Forty Carrots (Midtown)
  • Hampton Chutney
  • Inatteso Pizza Bar Cassano
  • in Vino
  • Keste Pizza
  • Kirakuya
  • Lamazou
  • La Sirene
  • Le Pain Quotidien
  • Levain Bakery
  • Margon
  • Murray’s Cheese Shop
  • New Malaysia
  • Nha Trang Place (Jersey City)
  • Nyonya
  • The Nook
  • Pates et Traditiones
  • Paris Baguette
  • Pho Grand
  • Phoenix Garden
  • Piece (Chicago)
  • Pio Pio
  • Ploy Thai (Queens)
  • Pocha 32
  • Raffeto’s Italian Grocery
  • Respite (added APR 2011)
  • Sal and Carmine’s
  • Shopsin’s
  • Skinner’s Loft (Jersey City)
  • S’Mac
  • Sripriphai (Queens)
  • Taqueria (Jersey City)
  • Taste Good Malaysian (Queens)
  • Torrisi (Lunch)
  • Veniero’s
  • Uva
  • Veronica’s Kitchen (Cart)
  • Walter Foods
  • Xi’An Famous Foods

SAVE YOUR MONEY (-)

  • Aldea
  • Ammos
  • Asia de Cuba (added APR 2011)
  • Beacon
  • Bouchon (Rock Center) (added AUG 2011)
  • Craft
  • Del Posto
  • Diwan-E-Khaas
  • Dohyo (added JUNE 2011)
  • Dressler
  • Hill Country
  • Hubbard Inn (Chicago)
  • Isa (added SEP 2011)
  • Momofuku (Any)
  • Per Se
  • Resto
  • Rickshaw Dumplings (Truck)
  • Riverpark
  • Rosa Mexicano
  • Rye
  • Socarrat
  • Stellina (added MAY 2011)
  • Tia Pol
  • wd-50

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