Following the inaugural list in 2021, The New York Times is back with the 2022 edition of its coveted Restaurant List, featuring 50 establishments across the country. The list spotlights the Times‘s editors and reporters’ favorites, including both new restaurants like Portland’s buzzy, Gregory Gourdet-led spot Kann and institutions such as New Orleans icon Brennan’s.
The newspaper’s picks were geographically wide-ranging, too, from Washington state’s Matia to Puerto Rico’s BACOA Finca + Fogón. Other notable highlights on the list include beloved Los Angeles restaurant Here’s Looking At You, James Beard Award-nominated chef Greg Collier’s Charlotte spot Leah & Louise, and Midtown Tucson neighborhood bistro Tito & Pep. Read on for the full list of favorites.