solo per due | vacone, italy
the squeeze-in | sunbury, pennsylvania
é by josé andrés | las vegas
You'll find this tiny, exclusive restaurant-within-a-restaurant at Jaleo, celebrity chef José Andrés' restaurant at the Cosmopolitan. Beyond the hush-hush glass door is a nine-seat chef's table with blood-red walls and curtains where guests can enjoy avant-garde Spanish cuisine. The prepaid reservations don't come cheap: They start at $275 a person, not including booze. But you're not just paying for food: This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to watch a master chef show off.
el papagayo | cordoba, argentina
hiden | miami
the bite house | forks baddeck, canada
texas tavern | roanoke, virginia
A sign on the wall of tiny Texas Tavern proclaims that it seats "1,000 people ... 10 at a time." And if it weren't for the retro neon "EAT" sign directing diners through the door, they could well miss this compact Roanoke landmark that serves up burgers, hot dogs, egg sandwiches, and chili. Worried about snagging a stool? Come in the middle of the night — it's open 24/7.
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