189. Frank's Restaurant & Bar, Pawleys Island, SC; (843) 237-3030 or www.franksandoutback.com. Pan-seared scallops are melt-in-your-mouth good.
190. Galatoire's, New Orleans, LA; (504) 525-2021. The Crab Meat Maison is the best and one of the last real values for places of this stature in service and quality.
Note: This article has been updated on October 31, 2005. At this time, we are unable to reach this business (or homeowner) after Hurricane Katrina. Please contact us if you have any information regarding its status.
191. High Cotton Maverick Bar & Grill, Charleston, SC; (843) 724-3815 or www.high-cotton.net. The blue cheese grits side dish alone is worth the visit.
192. Highlands Bar and Grill, Birmingham, AL; (205) 939-1400 or www.highlandsbarandgrill.com. Chef Frank Stitt's stone-ground baked grits sets the standard for all variations of this trademark.
193. Hominy Grill, Charleston, SC; (843) 937-0930 or www.hominygrill.com. Chicken livers with angel hair pasta are a tasty treat.
194. The Inn at Little Washington, Washington, VA; (540) 675-3800. Rare tuna fillet capped with seared foie gras--very, very expensive but oh so good and very worth it.
195. Joe's 2nd Street Bistro, Fernandina Beach, FL; (904) 321-2558 or www.joes2ndstreetbistro.com. Antelope with mushrooms, onions, and demi-glace makes a wonderful change from the usual coastal seafood fare.
196. Liberty Oak, Greensboro, NC; (336) 273-7057. The fried calamari is fresh, tender, and chewy without being overly so.
197. Louis's at Pawleys, Pawleys Island, SC; (843) 237-8757. Lobster and crab cakes with grainy mustard sauce.
198. The Red Fox Restaurant, Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Snowshoe, WV; (304) 572-1111. Huntsman's Grille of elk, wild boar sausage, and pheasant vies with the view in this mountaintop bistro.
199. Skoby's, Kingsport, TN; (423) 245-2761 or www.skobys.com. Order the Blue Cheese Twin Tournedos in this quirky themed-room restaurant.