According to Wine Spectator, the Best of Award of Excellence certifies that the restaurant’s wine list displays excellent breadth across multiple wine-growing regions and pairs wines well with the cuisine. Making the list verifies that a restaurant is a destination for serious wine lovers, as it shows “a deep commitment to wine, both in the cellar and through their knowledgeable service staff.”
Distinguished Restaurants of North America has been awarding restaurants since 1992. Out of over 300 restaurants awarded that year, we still have more than 50 that are in operation today. Currently, there are almost 700 Awarded restaurants across North America including 4 in the Caribbean!
Love a good steak? Then these shrines to meat should be on your list. From grand Las Vegas carnivore temples helmed by world-famous chefs to old-school Middle-American chophouses where a rib-eye is preceded by a visit to the salad bar, from clubby Chicago dining rooms loaded with mahogany and brass to New York institutions with now-household names, America has no shortage of great steakhouses. These are the 50 best.