You know how a multicourse meal can be like a slideshow, and one image stands out? This dish is it. Curtis Duffy uses every part of the carrot, even the tops, and braises pistachios to bring out this crazy fattiness. It's insanely beautiful and even better to eat. grace-restaurant.com.
Chef Graham Elliot surveys his hometown's restaurant scene and names the 10 defining dishes, including "fat boy" waffles with bacon maple syrup and an elegant carrot dish made with every part of the vegetable, including the tops.—As told to Heather Shouse