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explore photos (clockwise from top left) by jason varney, courtesy of christopher’s and crush lounge, and courtesy of perbacco House Special You won’t find a tastier — or more intimate — dining experience than what you’ll get at these tables. By Blake miller When dining, what’s the best seat in the house? It’s the chef’s table, where you get an insider’s look at the kitchen while sometimes even chatting up the chef. These special tables are serving up a singular experience at some of the country’s top restaurants. ★ Wine & Dine Aria Tuscan Grill & Champagne Lounge The scene: There aren’t any bad seats at this Queen City hot spot, which boasts street-level views of the bustling downtown. But there is a best seat. At this eight-person chef’s table situated between the main dining room and the organized chaos of the kitchen, diners can order off the menu or opt for a personalized tasting menu, both consisting of fresh, seasonal ingredients. The food: Simple, authentic Italian dishes such as the standout house-made potato gnocchi served with prosciutto di Parma, pear, gorgonzola, and truffle oil are given modern twists. The tiramisu and Aria’s own gelatos make dessert a must. About $50 per person for a four- or five-course tasting menu. Taste, Savor, Enjoy Clockwise from left: the Kitchen counter at Zahav, chocolate tower at christopher’s restaurant, and Perbacco in San Francisco usairwaysmag.com march 2013 19 http://www.usairwaysmag.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - March 2013

US Airways - March 2013
Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Best Musical Pilgrimages
Hub Crawl: Denver Airport
Wine & Dine: Chef's Tables
Wine & Dine: Artisan Cheeses
Great Escapes: Cypress Inn
Adventure: Washington, DC by Bike
Great Escapes: The Gathering in Ireland
Adventure: Puerto Rico Golf
Charlotte EDC
Great Escapes: Barcelo Hotels and Resorts
Gear Up: The Smart Kitchen
Travel Feature: The Rome Less Traveled
US Airways Feature: Order Up!
Great Tastes: Phoenix Dining
From Philly, With Love
Route of Discovery: San Luis Obispo, California
Atlantic 10 Conference
Great Dates
Puzzles
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - March 2013

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