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NEW FEATURE--Steve's Restaurant List
Dec. 30, 2013: Steve's Restaurant List is a project which has come through spending hours researching restaurants on the Internet and putting the information down on one list. Specifically, the research began by evaluating different web sites and resources to determine what I thought was credible information about good restaurants around the United States. The next step was to decide which restaurants (out of the many good ones) should be included. I have tried to develop a list which people can use in traveling to various places in the country to find a good place to eat (without going to the usual tourist traps).

The philosophy of "Steve's List" is the same that governs the reviews posted on this web site--try to find places that are interesting, have good food, and often are ones serving ethnic food or regional specialties. I am trying to list both the best food and interesting food which I might not find on other sources.

Of course I have done a lot of editing to keep the list from becoming unwieldy (and I am afraid it is already approaching that point). However, the only real factors that will keep a place off the list are if it does not seem to have especially notable food or if there are many other restaurants serving the same type of food (one or two restaurants of a certain cuisine are usually enough).

I hope to make periodic updates, but for now I just want to let everyone know that this list is available and may be of use to some people.

To get started, the list covers the following states: AZ, AR, CO, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY. The list is concentrated on the states I know best, such as Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, and Washington. If I can get a good list of restaurants compiled for any additional states, they will be added later.


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