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January 2, 2011 Atlanta: Burger Wars
NY: Benoit
Man About Town: Benjamin Steak House
Wine: Argentina
January 9, 2011
Chicago: Girl & Goat; Longman & Eagle; Purple Pig
NY: Pranna
Man About Town: Las Vegas New Year's Eve at the Cosmo
Wine: Joe Bastianich

January 16, 2011
Richard Sandoval's Empire
NY: Millesime
Man About Town: Boca Raton Resort

January 23, 2011
Chicago, Part Two: David Burke's Prime House, Shanghai Terrace
NY: Osteria Morini
Man About Town: Hawkers
Wine: Pinot Noir Comes of Age in Sonoma Valley

January 30, 2011
Houston, Part One: Tony's, Ciao Bella, Haven, RDG
NY: Lyon Bouchon Moderne
Man About Town: Beauty & Essex

February 6, 2011
Houston, Part Two: Brennan's of Houston, Alex Bistro, Valentino
NY: Le Cirque
Man About Town: Tulsi

Wine: Stags' Leap
February 13, 2011
Dallas, Part One: Fearing's, Charlie Palmer at Joule, Urban Taco
Man About Town:
Il Latini

February 20, 2011
Dallas, Part Two: La Duni, Samar, Bolsa
NY: Pan American
Man About Town: Boudin
Spirits: Reposdo Tequilas
February 27, 2011
Cheyenne, Wyoming
NY: Veritas
Man About Town: Cola's
March 6, 2011
Bristol, RI, and Athens, GA
NY: Ciano
Man About Town: Cayman Islands Cook-out

Spirits: Amaros
March 13, 2011
Puerto Vallarta
NY: Caravaggio
Man About Town: Rare Bar & Grill

March 20, 2011
Wales, Part One
Man About Town: Las Vegas BBQ and NASCAR Too
Spirits: Irish Whiskey
March 27, 2011
Wales, Part Two
NY: Gotham Bar & Grill
Man About Town: Aruba
Wine: Muscat
April 3, 2011
Paris and Normandy
NY: Lincoln
Man About Town: Miami Style
Wine: Aged Beaujolais

April 10, 2011
NY: Junoon
Man About Town: Savor Dallas
Wine: Israeli Wines

April 17, 2011
Las Vegas, Part One
NY: John Dory Oyster Bar
Man About Town: Galatoire's
Wine: Do White Wines Age?

April 24, 2011
Las Vegas, Part Two
NY: David Burke Kitchen
Man About Town: Sirio Ristorante
Wine: Bollinger and Chinese Dumplings
May 1, 2011
New Orleans, Part One: Brennan's, Grill Room at the Windsor Court, Stella!
NY: Fiorini
Man About Town: Willie Mae's Scotch House

May 8, 2011
New Orleans, Part Two: Redfish Grill, Ralph's on the Park, Dick & Jenny's, Cafe Adelaide [CHANGE OF CHEF]
NY: San Pietro
Man About Town: The Best Waiter in NOLA
May 15, 2011
Iceland: Brave New World
NY: Pier 9
Man About Town: Five & Diamond
Wine: Big Format Bottles
May 22, 2011
Iceland, Part Two
NY: Bedford Post Inn
Man About Town: An Auction That Bids Down In Price?
Wine: Ravenswood
May 29, 2011
Abilene, TX
NY: Le Caprice [CLOSED]
Man About Town: Buffalo Gap Wine & Food Summit
Wine: Ornellaia

June 5, 2011
Best Food and Drink Books for Summer
NY: Red Rooster
Man About Town: Highpoint Bistro and Bar
Wine: Laurel Glen

June 12, 2011
Atlanta: Cafe at Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, Double Zero, Empire State South, Davio's, Goin' Coastal, The Sound Table
NY: Blue Caravan
Man About Town: Why I Do What I Do
Wine: American Sauvignon Blancs
June 19, 2011
Turin, Part One
NY: Jones Foundry
Man About Town: Gazala's
Wine: Sauvignon Blancs
June 26, 2011
Turin, Part Two
NY: Asellina
Man About Town: Truffle Hunting in Le Marche, Italy

Wine: Italian Wine Sales Soar

July 3, 2011
Maui Makes a Comeback
NY: Boulud Sud
Man About Town: Hashblade BBQ
Wine: Colorado Wines

July 10, 2011
NY: Tocqueville
Man About Town: Wildcatter Ranch, TX
Wine: Williams Selyem

July 17, 2011
Palm Beach, Part One: The Breakers [L'ESCALIER CLOSED]
NY: Heinz Beck
Man About Town: Loudon County, VA
Wine: Hennessey Paradis

July 24, 2011
Palm Beach, Part Two: Cafe Boulud, Buccan, et al.
NY: What's Not So New
Man About Town: Spain's Rail System
Wine: Great Burgundies Need Not Cost a Fortune

July 31, 2011
Louisville and Lexington: English Grill, Seviche, Pat's Steakhouse, Dudley's, et al.
NY: Salinas
Man About Town:  Kin Shop

August 7, 2011
Venice: Il Palazzo, Al Covo, Corte Sconta, Alla Madonna
NY: Hospoda
Man About Town: Kenmare [CLOSED]
Spirits: Vodka

August 14, 2011
NY: Donatella
Man About Town: Hearth
Spirits: Rosés

August 21, 2011
Boston: Tico, Towne, Area Four, Bondir, Legal Harborside, Island Creek Oyster
NY: The Dutch
Man About Town: Plein Sud

August 28, 2011
Paris: Le Meurice, Le Royal Monceau, Le Relais, Pur, Gaya
NY: Alfama
Man About Town:
September 4, 2011
Miami and Bal Harbour
NY: Lola
Man About Town: SF Chefs 2011
Wine: Arizona Wines

September 11, 2011
Charleston, SC: Lucca, Peninsula Grill, O-Ku, Husk, Hominy Grill
NY: Morningside Heights
Man About Town: Grand Velas Riviera Maya

September 18, 2011
Rome Dining
NY: La Silhouette
Man About Town: Komali
Wine: Northstar Merlot

September 25, 2011
NY: Zio
Man About Town: Friday Night Cooking
Wine: Esoteric Grapes Make Roussillon Wines a Puzzle

October 2, 2011
Santa Barbara
NY: Armani
Man About Town: Blanc, Barcelona

October 9, 2011
San Diego: Grand Del Mar
NY: La Mar Cebicheria Peruana
Man About Town: Piedmont, Italy
Wine: Chilean Whites

October 16, 2011
Esquire's Best New Restaurants in America 2011
NY: La Grenouille
Man About Town: Esquire's Best New Restaurant Party at Boulud Sud
Wine: Campania

October 23, 2011
Luxury Travel: Do You Get What You Pay For?
NY: Le Bernardin
Man About Town: Bond 45
Wine: Wine Regions Wants Legal Status
October 30, 2011
Miami: Sustain, Gigi, 1500, Wynwood [CHEF CHANGE], Zuma
NY: Patsy's
Man About Town: The Pierre Hotel, NYC

Nov. 6, 2011
Venice: Harry's Bar
NY: La Mangeoire
Man About Town: Txoko
Beer: Belgian Beers

November 13, 2011
Ghent, Belgium
NY: El Parador
Wine: The Lurton Dynasty

November 20, 2011
Holiday Books for Food, Wine and Travel
NY: White & Church

November 27, 2011
Paris: Le Bristol, La Cuisine, Les Tablettes, Fouquet's and Le Diane
NY: Michael's
Wine: Are the 2009 Bordeaux Worth Their Hype?

December 4, 2011
Colorado: ChoLon, Lou's, Casa Tua, B&B, Cafe Aion, Frasca, Pizza Naturale.
NY: Tertulia

December 11, 2011
LOS ANGELES: MrC, Playa, Ray's & Stark Bar, Sotto, et al
NY: Porter House
Wine: Sweet Wines

December 18, 2011
Amsterdam, Part One
NY: Morso

December 25, 2011
Amsterdam, Where to Eat
NY: Mas (le grillade)
Spirits: Gin

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