America's 50 Best Hotel Restaurants 2003

For savvy travelers, the best restaurants in town are just an elevator ride away. Here, F&W's guide to the nation's finest hotel dining destinations, selected by a coast-to-coast panel of experts.

Pioneers: Cape Crusaders Nearly 300 years ago, his Cape Town ancestors built, then abandoned, a small winemaking estate. Now one South African-born writer revisits the place and discovers an incredible legacy.
Rating the Guides There's a world of travel guidebooks out there. So which to pack in your bag and clutch while navigating an unfamiliar street? Here, F&W rates the big titles and the small specialists, evaluating them for usefulness, armchair appeal and hipness.
Japanese Made Simple Tokyo food fads come and go faster than you can say “Oishi!” (delicious!), but some traditional dishes are always in style. Here are eight with a touch of innovation—silky stir-fried noodles, crisp pork cutlets, spicy beef and broccoli—inspired by the city's hyperhip department-store food halls.
To The Manor Reborn These historic English manors look like Brideshead from the outside, but inside they've been thoroughly updated, with streamlined modern style and up-to-the-minute food.
Captain Bacon Captain Bacon + his crew of one travel through Kentucky + Tennessee to go hunting for America's best small smokehouses


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