Trump Inspires GQ's List of Best New Restaurants

Brett Martin explains
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 21, 2017 10:08 AM CDT
Trump Inspires GQ's List of Best New Restaurants
A meal at Salazar, in Los Angeles, which makes the top 10.   (Salazar/Facebook)

While the rest of us were taking in Donald Trump's inauguration, GQ's Brett Martin was zipping around the US visiting restaurants that had opened in the last 18 months. But not just any new restaurants. Martin chose to check in on restaurateurs who were born outside the US or were the children of immigrants, and "dedicate" his resulting 10 Best New Restaurants list to them. "These are times in which it seems that everything that should go without saying needs to be said—among them that the very qualities of pluralism currently under attack are what make our eating more exciting than ever before," he writes. His resulting list has its roots in places as varied as Israel, Korea and Sweden. Among them:

Click to read about some of Martin's favorite dishes at the full list of 10 restaurants, or see which food trends to watch out for this year. (More restaurants stories.)

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