Best New Restaurants (GQ) 16 restaurants, 5 cities, 8 days: A whirlwind survey of Best New Restaurant contenders for GQ . Ate some of the best meals of my life, slept very little, got one speeding ticket and some new grey hairs. Left every restaurant in awe of the chefs who dedicate themselves to the craft of cooking, and staff who are in constant pursuit of making a spirited and memorable dining experience for their guests.