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Zagat Restaurant Rankings

By Erin in Food on Oct 28, 2005 8:49PM

Does anyone in Chicago really care what Zagat thinks about its restaurants?

Chicagoist has never gotten the impression that anyone around here pays the rankings any mind. We certainly don't. Give us Phil Vettel, Pat Bruno and our friends at eGullet. The Zagat survey has always seemed like a New York thing.

Yesterday Zagat released its 2006 survey of the best restaurants in the country and, according to Crain's, forty Chicago restaurants made the list, and none are surprises, including:

- Tallgrass
- Carlos'
- Tru
- Ambria
- Mirai Sushi
- Seasons
- Charlie Trotter's
- Le Titi de Paris
- 302 West
- Everest
- mk
- Arun's
- Topolobampo
- Le Vichyssoise
- Bistro Banlieue
- Oceanique
- Kevin