By Karla Alindahao
This year’s honorees are located in 30 states and Washington D.C., with California topping the list (it’s home to 17 restaurants). New York comes in second (with nine restaurants). And Pennsylvania is third (claiming eight spots). Most of the restaurants are longtime favorites (such as Bibou in Philadelphia and Girl & the Goat in Chicago) that have built a loyal following. But a handful are relatively new—such as New Orleans’ Shaya and New York’s Gabriel Kreuther.