4/23/2013 11:33:00 AM

Affordable Alternatives to High-End Restaurants in 15 U.S. Cities

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Venturing out to a new city and can’t afford to splurge on the chef’s tasting menu? To help you experience the finest flavors without breaking the bank, we pulled together a list of high-end restaurants and affordable alternatives in 15 U.S. cities. Check out the splurge eatery and then the less-pricey option beneath it in each slide below.

9 comments :

  1. it's good to know that that their are still affordable alternatives to high-end restaurants in 15 US cities. otherwise, i'm sure their will be many who might be able to buy already their best foods.

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  2. You really can't call Vetri's $155 per person fixed price offering an affordable meal in Philadelphia. Better to tag Amis, Marc Vetri's gourmet entry right around the corner from his pricier self-titled venue.

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  3. Finally, Atlanta is mentioned! How many Atlanta chefs have won/been on TV Food shows?

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  4. Did Zagat's throw a dart to say Torchy's is viable offering of "Mexican cuisine?" Just b/c it's wrapped in a tortilla doesn't make it Mexican.

    Torchy's is good but hard to classify as true Mexican. If you want a closer representation of a cheaper version of Fonda San Miguel I would have chose La Condessa or Garrido's. And if cheaper and something with a tortilla is the goal I'd have gone with Rosita's Al Pastor (restaurant or truck), Curra's, Colibri Cuisine, or Mellizoz Tacos.

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    1. La Condessa is stupid expensive and not even close to true Mexican food. It's "see and be seen" Mexican food. Fonda San Miguel is more affordable and much better.

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  5. We hope they will be introduced to Adelaide in Australia as well soon.

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  6. We hope they will be introduced to Adelaide in Australia as well soon.

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  7. The place is great and the foods looks so affordable delicious. I would like to try that out. Thank for sharing this. You did a nice job.

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