Recently, Newsweek gathered numerous chef's from around the world to make a list of the 101 Best Restaurants in the world. While some of them were 5 star places, there were Food Trucks, Carts, Street Food, Food cooked on someone's porch; all sorts of places. The common denominator was just plain good food.
City Market Luling, TX - (BBQ) Here's Michael Sterns Review - http://www.roadfood.com/Restaurant/Review/583-583/city-market
Franny's, Brooklyn, NY - (Pizza) www.frannysbrooklyn.com
Husk Charleston, SC - (Pigs Ear lettuce Wraps) http://huskrestaurant.com/
Farmshop Santa Monica, CA - (Burrata & Fruit) http://farmshopla.com/
Momofuku Noodle Bar NY, NY - (Pork Belly Ramen) - http://www.momofuku.com/restaurants/noodle-bar/
Osteria Philadelphia, PA - (Fresh Pasta) http://www.osteriaphilly.com/
Anthony Bourdain Recommends the taco Bars in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico
So, you see you don't need go to a 5 star place to have good food.
However, if you're in Paris and looking for Black Truffles: http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?ref=SERP&br=ro&mkt=en-US&dl=en&lp=FR_EN&a=http%3a%2f%2fwww.guysavoy.com%2f
Here's the article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/features/2012/101-best-restaurants-in-the-world.html HOW MANY HAVE YOU BEEN TO???????
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