Follow up

Gjusta, Petit Trois make Bon Appetit's hot list

gjusta-bakery.jpgGjusta bakery.

Just to follow up: Bon Appetit announced its actual 10 best new U.S. restaurants today after getting a wave of media mentions by publicizing the contenders earlier this month. Two Los Angeles eateries are near the top of the list. Number two is Gjusta, the Venice hot spot that is part bakery, juice bar, smokehouse and deli without a permit (yet) for restaurant seating beyond a few patio tables and some stools at the coffee bar; and number three is Petit Trois, Ludo Lefebvre's "ode to the bistro" on Highland Avenue in Hollywood.

"For his annual Hot 10 list, Andrew Knowlton dined at hundreds of restaurants, traveled thousands of miles, and devoured something like a million calories—all in search of the country’s best new places to eat," Bon Appetit gushes in its web feature.

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