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From chefs to best: Tom Colicchio is dining his way through the best restaurants

Tom Colicchio in “Best New Restaurant”

Tom Colicchio in “Best New Restaurant”
I love trying out new restaurants. Oh sure, like most people I have my go-to places, my local favorites down the street and the joints that I always make sure I stop at when I travel. There's that thrill of the unknown, though, walking through the door of a newly opened eatery. Like a 16th-century explorer striking out with only a vague idea of what to expect, never knowing if I'm about to experience the best meal of my life or suffer through the worst service I've ever encountered. Well, apparently, Tom Colicchio has a thing for new restaurants, too. The acclaimed chef, restaurateur and host of Bravo's "Top Chef" launched a new series on the cable channel last week, and while in "Top Chef" he's...