Because of their similar climates, the Bay Area has long looked to the Mediterranean as its culinary muse. Mediterranean- and Greek-inspired restaurants have always dominated the top-food lists in the Bay Area Zagat Survey, but now there’s another good reason to flock to them. According to the NY Times, a new scientific study published by the New England Journal of Medicine found that a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits and vegetables, and even wine, can significantly ward off heart-related diseases such as stroke and heart attack. Want to keep the cardiologist away? Start by making reservations at one of these top spots.