5/07/2013 02:10:00 PM

19 James Beard Award-Winning Restaurants

Another year, another list of the American restaurant industry's heaviest of heavy hitters. Last night, the James Beard Foundation doled out its restaurant and chef awards, honoring must-visit places around the United States. Check out our reviews of 19 of the winners, and be sure to take a look at the rest of our coverage of the 2013 James Beard Awards. 

One big winner this year was chef Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese Food. We got an inside look at that restaurant, see what all the fuss is about in this video


  1. I'm kinda "tired" of the "quote" marks. Distracting, "to" say "the" least.

  2. The quote marks are needed. They show that they are things said by reviewers, consumers, whoever voted, and not Zagat writers.