Reblog from Bon Appetit Magazine bonappetit:

Andrew Knowlton, the BA Foodist, spent countless hours and traveled thousands of miles in search of America’s Best New Restaurants. After way too many dinners alone at the bar, he returned home with this list of 50 trendsetting (RIGHT NOW!) nominees—from New York’s Alder to Charleston’s Xiao Bao Biscuit.Check back August 14th when we reveal our second annual Hot 10 and his pick for the Best New Restaurant in America. In the meantime, bring on the nominees!

(Photograph by Peden + Munk)