1. Lucali, New York – Blaine Wetzel, head chef, The Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington State
“I would wait in line for days (at Lucali); the pizza is that good.”
Wait time: One to over four hours.
2. Howlin’ Rays, Los Angeles – Mei Lin, head chef, Nightshade, Los Angeles
“The line at Howlin’ Rays is worth it for that chicken sandwich and extra-crispy fries.”
Wait time: One and a half to two and a half hours.
3. Juno The Bakery, Denmark – Jonathan Tam, head chef, Restaurant Relæ, Copenhagen
“Juno The Bakery (is my pick) – for its Swedish cardamom buns. There is always a huge line… but it’s worth it.”
Wait time: 25 minutes to over an hour.
Illustration by Andrea Manzatti
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This article was originally published in the September 2019 issue of SilverKris magazine