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Author Patric Kuh

  • Patric Kuh

    Writer-at-Large/Restaurant Critic

    Kuh, who started his career by cooking in restaurants, is the author of the James Beard award-winning Last Days of Haute Cuisine, a history of the American restaurant business. The magazine’s chief restaurant critic since 2000, he was the recipient of the 2006 James Beard Foundation award for best magazine restaurant critic in America. In 2011, he won the foundation’s Craig Clairborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award. Kuh has been published in Gourmet, Bon Appetit, and Food & Wine.


The Top 10 Best New Restaurants of 2013

Mind-bending Tex-Mex! Perfect Izakaya! Pure-blooded Italian! Lusty vegan (for real)! Whether they’re celebrating what fire can do to meat or what plants can do for your palate, this year’s tastiest arrivals are full of surprises Read more...

The Top 10 Best New Restaurants of 2012

It’s been a year for appreciating the simple things: the magical properties of wood-fueled flame, the expert Glide of a knife through a morsel of fish, and the virtues of impeccable ingredients in devoted hands. We salute the city’s most appetizing arrivals Read more...

The Top 10 Chinese Restaurants

Best New Restaurants of 2010

Top 10 Mexican Restaurants

Best New Restaurants of 2009

Best New Restaurants of 2008