Zagat recently named Michael's Pizzeria in Long Beach one of the highest-rated pizzeria in the country. We went to see how it stacked up and ended up wondering: Is this new rash of best-of lists hurting or helping the promotion of truly great pizza?
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'Los Angeles Times' food writer Jonathan Gold recently shared his top 10 favorite burgers in LA. Find out which ones made the list.
Food & Wine recently released the results of their readers' picks for best burgers in the nation. Find out which 20 restaurants earned a spot on the list.
This week Zagat released their list of America's best burgers in 25 cities. In case you don't feel like clicking through their slideshow, here are all their picks.
Today at Grub Street (New York Magazine), Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite drop a huge list of "101 Awesome American Pies (and Slices)". Unsurprisingly, Slice'rs will find many of these pies familiar. But there are some serious omissions in this list, and plenty that don't quite seem worthy of inclusion.
Let the year-end countdowns begin! Time Out Chicago is first out of the gate with its annual "100 Best Things We Ate & Drank This Year," a list that is as epic and as it sounds.
Another year, another chance to discuss a brand new Chicago Michelin Guide. While there are a couple of surprises, nothing absolutely shocking (for us, at least) was announced.
Ever since the Michelin first started publishing a little red book about the best Chicago restaurants back in 2010, each new release has also included a Bib Gourmand list. As is usual, some great new places made the cut, while other worthy contenders were mysteriously left off.
Esquire's "Eat Like a Man" blog published a poll that puts Lou Malnati's at the top. But is it really the most life-changing pizza around?
Chicago Magazine just released an epic list of the best sandwiches in Chicago. Considering how much we love them, we obviously have some very definite opinions about the results.
Bloomberg asked top chefs and restaurateurs to share their favorite cheap eats in New York City. (Most of the choices are cheap eats, but some take liberty with the term or forgot they were talking about cheap eats; can't say Le Bernardin or Minetta Tavern qualify.) Here are the burger picks.
OpenTable's 'Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch in U.S.' Includes Big Jones, Broadway Cellars, and Parrot Cage
You'll probably recognize OpenTable as the handy site that allows you to make reservations online. So, why did a list of the "Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch in the United States" for the company just arrive in my inbox?
Though most publications like to release their "best of" lists around December, Time Out Chicago hosts its annual Eat Out Awards in the middle of April, which explains why last night a collection of some of the best chefs in Chicago crowded into an event space in Ravenswood for this year's festivities. Check out all the winners.
Time Out New York recently released their list of the 20 best new burgers in NYC.
Esquire's food blog Eat Like a Man is polling readers on the most life-changing burger joint in the US. Considering the poll includes a mix of chains and stand-alone burger joints of varying degrees of fame, the results don't mean much, but it's interesting to see that Seattle-based chain Dick's Drive-In is currently way in the lead with 55 percent of the vote.
Other cities may be wondering why their restaurants didn't make the list, but Alan Richman included two very worthy Chicago spots. Both Next and Ruxbin made the list.
You probably aren't eating burgers for their healthful properties, but in case you're wondering where to get the (relatively) healthiest and unhealthiest burgers from chain restaurants, Yahoo! Health recently published this list of the nutritionally best and worst burgers in ten categories each. Click through their slideshow for full descriptions, or check out this quick list:
The Quadruple Bypass Burger lives up to its name. [Photograph: heartattackgrill.com] Health.com has a feature on the 50 fattiest foods in the US, with each state represented by a dish (or, for Nevada, a dining system). Unsurprisingly, this list...
Burger from Rustic Canyon. [Photograph: Damon Gambuto] Food blog Exile Kiss went all out in their 10-location Gourmet Burger Battle in Los Angeles. You should check out the whole epic post for details, but to make life easier here's...
If you suffer from food allergies, the Chicago Tribune lists 10 foods allergy suffers should try that includes cruciferous vegetables, quinoa, figs, and sweet potatoes....