5 Great Dining Cities

Overhead view of the bar at Nopa in San Francisco.
A taste of tacos at My Ceviche in Miami.
The ambiance at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria in NYC.

Eat Like a Local

Restaurant tips from residents with great taste.


We asked food writers in five great dining cities to share their favorite restaurants, along with recommendations from in-town chefs, architects, artists, and other notable residents.

From po’ boys in New Orleans to Hungarian-Japanese-NorCal in San Francisco, follow these locals’ leads for a memorable meal—and maybe buy them a drink when you see them at the bar.

Here's  where to eat in:
Originally appeared in Virtuoso Life magazine, November 2013.

Mouth-watering fare from Sumi Robata Bar in Chicago.