Participants included: Dan Barber (Blue Hill, New York), Anthony Bourdain, Sean Brock (McCrady’s Charleston, S.C.), Michael Carlson (Schwa), David Chang (Momofuku), Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park), Gale Gand (Tru, Chicago), Krista Kern Darjelais (Bresca), Paul Liebrandt (Corton), Thomas Keller (French Laundry), Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Group, New York), Daniel Patterson (Coi, San Francisco), Eric Ripert (Le Bernardin, New York), Anna Sortun (Oleana) and Cindy Wolf (Charleston).
Responses range from casual to fine dining establishments around the world. Restaurants named most frequently include:
Aldea New York City. Chef George Mendes
Corton New York City. Chef Paul Liebrandt
Ferraro Bociarent, Spain. Chef Paco Morales
Marea/Alto New York City. Chef Michael White
McCrady’s Charleston, South Carolina. Chef Sean Brock
Mugaritz Errenteria Spain. Chef Adoni Aduriz
Noma, Copenhagen, Denmark. Chef Rene Redzepi
Ubuntu Napa, California. Chef Jeremy Fox
“Putting the article together is informative,” says Plotnicki, who added that he “made it a point to visit a number of the restaurants mentioned in last year’s article.” Plotnicki started publishing the Opinionated About Dining Survey in 2007 and he plans on releasing the 2010 United States survey results on February 1.
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