The second spot on the list went to Eleven Madison Park in New York, while third position was awarded to Le Barnardin, also in New York.
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New York was the big winner with six restaurants hitting the top 10, including Cosme by Enrique Olvera, Daniel by Daniel Boulud, Per Se by Thomas Keller and Blue Hill at Stone Barns by Dan Barber. Grant Achatz also performed strongly, not only did Alinea get the top spot, his two other restaurants Roister and NEXT also made the final cut.
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