Bon Appétit Announces Best New Restaurant Nominees

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Carbone made the cut. Photo: Christopher Bonanos

Andrew Knowlton and his team over at Bon Appétit have unveiled their 50 nominees for Best New Restaurant in America. Chicago's Fat Rice, New Orleans's Pêche Seafood Grill, and New York's Alder are on the list, and on August 14 the magazine will reveal its top ten picks. Last year, State Bird Provisions, Blanca, and Battersby received honors. Read all about this year's nominees, straight ahead.

California:
Allumette
Alma
Bar Amá
Chispacca
Hinoki & the Bird
Rich Table
Saison

Colorado:
Old Major
The Squeaky Bean

Washington, D.C.:
Daikaya
Table

Florida:
The Cypress Room

Georgia:
The General Muir
The Optimist

Illinois:
Fat Rice
Grace
Trenchermen

Kansas:
Rye KC

Louisiana:
Pêche Seafood Grill

Maine:
Eventide Oyster Company

Massachusetts:
Puritan & Company
West Bridge

Minnesota:
Borough
World Street Kitchen

Missouri:
Elaia and Olio
Niche

Nevada:
Chada Thai & Wine

New York:
Alder
Aska
Carbone
Lafayette
Pearl & Ash

Ohio:
Metropole

Oregon:
Ava Gene's

Pennsylvania:
Bar Marco
Vernick Food & Drink

South Carolina:
The Ordinary
Xiao Bao Biscuit

Tennessee:
Hog and Hominy
Rolf & Daughters

Texas:
FT33
Jeffrey's and Josephine House
The Pass & Provisions
Ramen Tatsu-Ya
Spoon Bar & Kitchen
Sway

Washington:
Bar Sajor
Joule
The Whale Wins

Wisconsin:
Forequarter

Bon Appétit's 50 Best New Restaurant Nominees 2013 [BA]