Likely the most anticipated restaurant opening of 2013, Paul Qui's eponymous restaurant is a celebration of creativity, from cuisine to ambiance. The innovative daily menu of surprises (dinuguen and squid ink pasta make the cut sometimes) pairs beautifully with his renowned staples, such as the whimsical Rabbit 7 Ways, to reinforce our hometown hero's star power. – Anna Toon


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