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Zane Caplansky on Where to Eat in Toronto

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Since opening in 2008, Caplansky's Deli has almost singlehandedly revived Toronto's Jewish deli scene, largely thanks to owner Zane Caplansky's unique take on smoked meat. But where does Zane go when he's in the mood for something different? Luckily, he was nice enough to share some of his favorite spots in Canada's chief city with us. More

Rick Gencarelli's Favorite Sandwiches in Portland

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Lardo chef Rick Gencarelli doesn't need to go far to score a great sandwich, but even so, his cravings take him all over town. Find out his top picks, which range from barbecued pork banh mi to an unusual take on PB&J. More

Chef Curtis Duffy of Grace on Where to Eat in Chicago

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At Grace, chef Curtis Duffy makes food that's so pretty it could be an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art. When he's not at work, he mostly prefers to eat lighter, healthier fare, though he won't deny his kids an occasional Dairy Queen fix. More

Chef Belinda Leong of B.Patisserie on Where to Get Great Dessert in San Francisco

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From the best chocolate soufflé to the freshest egg custard tarts, check out where Belinda Leong, owner and chef at B. Patisserie, gets dessert in San Francisco. More

Hersh's Chef Josh Hershkovitz's Guide to Eating Well in Baltimore

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Hersh's Chef Josh Hershkovitz gives us the scoop on the best pit beef, the best burger, the best crab feast, and more in Baltimore, Maryland. More

Karen and Quinn Hatfield's Favorite Breakfasts and Brunches in Los Angeles

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Karen and Quinn Hatfield of The Sycamore Kitchen and Hatfield's share their top picks in Los Angeles for breakfast and brunch, from a scenic spot tucked away in Griffith Park that pours Stumptown coffee to a French bakery in Pacific Palisades that they swear serves the very best croissants and pain au raisin in all of Los Angeles. More

North River's Adam Starowicz's Favorite Eats in Sunnyside, Queens

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Chef Adam Starowicz has lived in Sunnyside for nearly four years, and he describes the neighborhood as not only safe and increasingly popular, but also as a place with more late-night restaurants than parts of Manhattan—an essential requirement for a busy chef. More

Il Principe's Carlo Bigi's Favorite East Harlem Eats

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When Il Principe's chef is dining out near home, his choices tend to veer toward the more simple than complicated—just like his own Italian cooking. More

French Louie's Ryan Angulo's Favorite Bay Ridge Restaurants

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Nearly six years ago, Ryan Angulo and his wife left Astoria for Bay Ridge to be closer to Angulo's restaurant, Buttermilk Channel. Now the chef, who's busy at the restaurant's new sibling French Louie, has plenty of reasons to stay beyond work. His recommendations for Middle Eastern food and groceries, old school Italian, and pizza after the jump. More

Chef Dan Silverman's Favorite Restaurants in Ditmas Park

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Chef Dan Silverman of the Regency Bar & Grill has lived in Ditmas Park since 2000. Over the past few years he's watched the restaurant scene there burst wide open. Here are his favorite places to eat in the neighborhood. More

Sweet Chick's John Seymour's Favorite Williamsburg Eats

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John Seymour, one of the co-owners of Sweet Chick, grew up and lived in Manhattan until moving to Williamsburg about 12 years ago—long before the Brooklyn neighborhood became filled with popular restaurants. Now that they're there, he doesn't go far for food. Here are his favorite spots in the neighborhood. More

Shane Lyons of Distilled Shares His Favorite Lower East Side Restaurants

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In the brief time that Shane Lyons, the chef at Distilled, has worked and lived in the Lower East Side, he's noticed that "99 Cent stores are now French restaurants." But the neighborhood's history and diversity are enough to keep him around and trying new places to eat. Here are his favorites. More

Ed Cotton's Favorite Long Island City Restaurants

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Ed Cotton, the executive chef of Sotto 13, has lived in Long Island City, for the past four years (he's in a building right behind the Pepsi-Cola sign). Here's where he goes out to eat. More

Aquavit's Marcus Jernmark's Favorite Eats Around Central Park South

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Aquavit's Marcus Jernmark lives near his restaurant on Central Park South, where there are more Michelin-starred places than more casual options. What are his go-tos? We talked with him to find out. More

Nick Anderer's Best Eats in the East Village and Alphabet City

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As a longtime resident on the east side of Manhattan, Nick Anderer has seen more restaurants pop up closer to the East River each year. The 35-year-old chef currently lives in Stuyvesant Town, not far from Maialino, where he's the head chef, and the East Village, where he lived before. He's discovered more favorites through years that he can keep track of, but Anderer shared his favorites with us this week. More

Mike Price's Favorite Restaurants in Dumbo

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Chef Mike Price grew up along the Chesapeake Bay, so it was no surprise when he landed in DUMBO not far from the East River. It also turns out that he is only a few subway stops away from downtown, where he's made a name for himself. More

Geoffrey and Margaret Zakarian's Favorite Midtown East Restaurants

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As much as Geoffrey Zakarian is in the spotlight—judging on "Iron Chef" and "Chopped" while also running two high-profile New York restaurants—he and his wife Margaret Zakarian like to keep it low-key in Midtown East. More

The Musket Room's Matt Lambert's Favorite Upper East Side Eats

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When not cooking at the Musket Room in trendy Nolita, Matt Lambert hits up low-key restaurants in his home neighborhood on the Upper East Side. Here are his favorites. More

Lucky Rice's Danielle Chang's Favorite Nolita/Downtown Restaurants

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While Danielle Chang, the founder of Lucky Rice, eats in Chinatown all the time—it's blocks away from her home in Nolita—she's often on the go searching for the best Asian food. Here are her favorites in and around Nolita. More

Gramercy Tavern's Miroslav Uskokovic Shares His Favorite Astoria Eats

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When Miroslav Uskokovic, the head pastry chef at Gramercy Tavern, moved to Astoria in 2009, he felt right at home. As he puts it, "I try to eat in Queens a lot. Everyone comes to Manhattan. Why not support your local places?" More

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