Zagat explain the the U.S. is now home to moor breweries than any time since the 1870s and that the rapid growth of craft brewers shows no sign of slowing down.
To match the rise in the number of breweries, there has also been a rapid expansion in bars that offer a great selection of beers from across the country.
This list considers some of the most exciting bars right now, ones that have opened recently and offer up something a little different. From an outdoor cafe in Californian to taverns and inns - enjoy!.
Chef Pierre Troisgros has died at the age of 92. The legendary chef was one of the pioneers of nouvelle cuisine, and at his Maison Troisgros restaurant in Roanne, France, he was able to change French gastronomy.