Thursday, February 14, 2013
Bon Appetit: Franklin Barbecue one of "the 20 most important restaurants in America"
Bon Appetit has named "the 20 most important restaurants in America." What does "most important" mean? In their words: "No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out. They're the fearless spots that drive chefs to innovate, restaurateurs to imitate, and the rest of us to line up. In short, these are the restaurants that matter - right now" (emphasis theirs). Austin's Uchi & Uchiko made the list (as a pair), and so did Franklin Barbecue. Here's the writeup on Franklin. Thoughts on the list?