100 Best Restaurants: A Photo Slide Show

With the stock market down and the real estate market soft, dining advice matters more than ever. The places that earned a spot on our list of 100 Best Restaurants did so with memorable cooking. Because of the times, we placed a higher premium on value. Check out our photo slideshow of the restaurants and dishes that wowed us this year--and are worth the splurge.

Related: We're Counting down the top 20 restaurants from our 100 Best Restaurants List

100 Best Restaurants Database
Printable List of 100 Best Restaurants
Best Restaurants in Washington, DC
Best Restaurants in Virginia
Best Restaurants in Maryland
Critics Pick the 25 Best Dishes
30 Great-Value Dishes
Restaurateurs of the Year
The 2009 Foodie In and Out List
100 Best Photo Slideshow