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Chefs to Watch 2016

Whether they come from food meccas like New York or small towns like Solon, Iowa; whether they serve food on fancy plates or in paper bags; this year's Chefs to Watch all have one thing in common—their food is completely delicious. These 30 chefs are making their mark on the American restaurant scene with thoughtful, creative food, and we're proud to present their stories in the Chefs to Watch 2016 issue.

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    Acadia
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Mister Jiu’s
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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    Babu Ji
    New York
    N.Y.
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    Loyal Nine
    Cambridge
    Mass.
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    Kali
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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    Upton 43
    Minneapolis
    Minn.
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    Osteria Langhe
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Staplehouse
    Atlanta
    Ga.
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    Average: 4 (2 votes)
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    Oriole
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Tail Up Goat
    Washington
    D.C.
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    Olmsted
    New York
    N.Y.
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    Average: 3 (3 votes)
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    Llama Inn
    New York
    N.Y.
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    Compère Lapin
    New Orleans
    La.
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    Giulia
    Cambridge
    Mass.
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    SHED Café
    Healdsburg
    Calif.
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    Zero Restaurant + Bar
    Charleston
    S.C.
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    Spoke
    Somerville
    Mass.
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    Mabel Gray
    Hazel Park
    Mich.
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    Clark Street Bread
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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    Guerrilla Tacos
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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    Dos Urban Cantina
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    The Grey
    Savannah
    Ga.
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    Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
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    Salare
    Seattle
    Wash.
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    Cure
    Pittsburgh
    Pa.
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    The 404 Kitchen
    Nashville
    Tenn.
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    Top Knot
    Dallas
    Texas
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    Hungry Pigeon
    Philadelphia
    Pa.
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    Big Grove Brewery
    Solon
    Iowa
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    Coquine
    Portland
    Ore.
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    Oriole
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Dos Urban Cantina
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Emmer & Rye
    Austin
    Texas
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    Cambridge
    Mass.
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  • Compère Lapin
    New Orleans
    La.
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    New York
    N.Y.
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  • Tail Up Goat
    Washington
    D.C.
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    Solon
    Iowa
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  • Upton 43
    Minneapolis
    Minn.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Healdsburg
    Calif.
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  • Staplehouse
    Atlanta
    Ga.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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    New Orleans
    La.
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    New York
    N.Y.
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  • Spoke
    Somerville
    Mass.
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  • Big Grove Brewery
    Solon
    Iowa
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  • SHED Café
    Healdsburg
    Calif.
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  • Salare
    Seattle
    Wash.
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  • Zero Restaurant + Bar
    Charleston
    S.C.
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    Somerville
    Mass.
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    Solon
    Iowa
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    Hazel Park
    Mich.
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  • Mister Jiu’s
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • Top Knot
    Dallas
    Texas
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  • Guerrilla Tacos
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • The Grey
    Savannah
    Ga.
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    Seattle
    Wash.
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  • Big Grove Brewery
    Solon
    Iowa
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  • Llama Inn
    New York
    N.Y.
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  • The 404 Kitchen
    Nashville
    Tenn.
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  • Mister Jiu’s
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • Top Knot
    Dallas
    Texas
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  • Hungry Pigeon
    Philadelphia
    Pa.
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  • Big Grove Brewery
    Solon
    Iowa
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  • Llama Inn
    New York
    N.Y.
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  • Loyal Nine
    Cambridge
    Mass.
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    San Francisco
    Calif.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • Big Grove Brewery
    Solon
    Iowa
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  • Osteria Langhe
    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • Dos Urban Cantina
    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • Emmer & Rye
    Austin
    Texas
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  • Oriole
    Chicago
    Ill.
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  • Babu Ji
    New York
    N.Y.
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  • Loyal Nine
    Cambridge
    Mass.
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    New York
    N.Y.
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    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Big Grove Brewery
    Solon
    Iowa
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  • Upton 43
    Minneapolis
    Minn.
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  • Osteria Langhe
    Chicago
    Ill.
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    Chicago
    Ill.
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    New York
    N.Y.
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