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Food

Two L.A. Spots Rocked Bon Appetit's 'Best New Restaurants' List

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Seemingly so simple, yet so delicious (via Facebook)
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Not to brag too much, but we cleaned up pretty nicely this year.

Bon Appetit unveiled their annual list of the ten best new restaurants from across the country and L.A. scored both the second and third place spots for 2015. While we didn't make the number one spot like last year, we're pretty happy with these high rankings. The number three favorite went to the new and beloved Petit Trois, the super small French bistro from Ludo Lefebvre, and Animal's Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (seriously, get the omelet!). As for the number two slot, it went to Gjusta, the much raved about bakery, food hall and cafe in Venice from the folks who brought you Gjelina. Oh, you want to know the number one spot? Fine, it went to Al's Place in San Francisco.

Petit Trois seemed to leave quite an impression on Bon Appetit restaurant editor Andrew Knowlton. Speaking of his new favorite bistro he praises, "It’s a greatest hits of bistro standards executed at a level that’s nearly impossible to find anymore—even in Paris."

Meanwhile, over at Gjusta, Knowlton is singing its praises, explaining "Think of Gjusta as the modern-day version of the Chocolate Room in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Almost everything here is edible and tempting, so where do you start—with the smoked brisket sandwich or the baklava croissant?"

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If you're curious, you can check out the rest of the list here. Otherwise, better get in line now if you expect to get into Gjusta or Petit Trois any time this month.