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The holidays are generally all about pork on sugar on booze. This year, try countering those indulgences by eating a little cleaner when you can. There are tons of great restaurants around the country that practice sustainability, pay attention to the seasons, and source humanely raised meat. After all, that's what eating healthfully is about. Here now, a roundup of some of those restaurants.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Blue Hill

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75 Washington Pl
New York, NY 10011
(212) 539-1776
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The urban offshoot of famous farm-to-table temple Blue Hill at Stone Barns, NYC's Blue Hill sources its ingredients from the same local farms, including, of course, the Blue Hill Farm in Great Barrington, Mass.

2. Restaurant Eve

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110 S Pitt St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 706-0450
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With a kitchen helmed by Dublin native Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve aims to emulate the style of an Irish public house while using only the freshest local ingredients for the ever-changing daily menu.

3. Corner Table

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4257 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 823-0011
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One of the country's best neighborhood restaurants, Corner Table elevates its brand of original New American cooking with produce from 25 local farms. Want to get a closer look at the chefs' process? Book the "kitchen table" for a 12-course tasting menu.

4. Honey Salt

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1031 S. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 445-6100
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Honey Salt's Vegas strip mall location disguises a thoughtful restaurant with a commitment to regional produce in the heart of the desert. One of the city's finest independent restaurants, it was recently named Eater Vegas' 2013 Restaurant of the Year.

5. Restaurant Beck

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2345 Hwy. 101
Depoe Bay, OR 97341
(541) 765-3220
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Some restaurants with a stunning view get away with serving inferior food, but Restaurant Beck at the Whale Cove Inn doesn't fall into that trap. Instead, it puts its seaside location to good use, with a staff that sources ingredients exclusively through foraging and relationships with local farmers.

6. The Whale Wins

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3506 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-9425
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Named one of the "10 best new restaurants in America" by Bon Appetit magazine, The Whale Wins is chef Renee Erickson's sequel to her wildly successful oyster bar, The Walrus and The Carpenter.

7. Chez Panisse

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1517 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 548-5525
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The grandaddy of all farm-to-table restaurants, the canonized Chez Panisse reopened recently after a fire forced a three-month renovation. Founded in 1971 by Alice Waters, this widely influential eatery lead the local produce revolution.

8. Arrows Restaurant

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41 Berwick Rd
Ogunquit, ME 03907
(207) 361-1100
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Twenty-five years ago, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier left behind their life in California—where they had been mentored by Chez Panisse legend Jeremiah Tower—to open this now-iconic farm-to-table fine dining outpost in Maine. Hurry up and try it soon, as the restaurant is slated to be sold as Gaier and Frasier focus on their growing MC brand.

9. Bolsa

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614 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 367-9367
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Another high-quality restaurant in an unlikely location, Bolsa was built into the ground floor of Dallas' Settles Garage, a 50-year-old body shop.

10. Craigie on Main

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853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-5511
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With a menu built daily around the finest available ingredients, Cambridge's Craigie on Main has developed a reputation as an uncompromising champion of sustainable produce. That passion extends to the wine list, where "80% of bottles are from organic or biodynamic vineyards."

11. FIG

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232 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 805-5900
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In the old days, a New Englander who traveled down to Charleston to make his name might have been called a carpetbagger, but no one is putting that title on chef Mike Lata, whose 10-year-old restaurant, Fig, is a Holy City favorite.

12. Proof on Main

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702 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 217-6360
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A beneficiary of the Kentucky farm belt, Proof on Main collaborates with the 1000-acre Woodland Farm to grow produce and livestock for the restaurant. Better yet, waste oil from the Proof on Main kitchen is converted into biofuel to power the farm's tractors.

13. Higgins Restaurant & Bar

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1239 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 222-9070
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Even in Portland, a city awash in farm-to-table restaurants, Higgins stands out for its longevity and its respect for humble local ingredients. In early November, Higgins held a series of "Mushroom Celebration" dinners, featuring five courses all based around local mushroom varietals.

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1. Blue Hill

75 Washington Pl, New York, NY 10011
The urban offshoot of famous farm-to-table temple Blue Hill at Stone Barns, NYC's Blue Hill sources its ingredients from the same local farms, including, of course, the Blue Hill Farm in Great Barrington, Mass.
75 Washington Pl
New York, NY 10011

2. Restaurant Eve

110 S Pitt St, Alexandria, VA 22314
With a kitchen helmed by Dublin native Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve aims to emulate the style of an Irish public house while using only the freshest local ingredients for the ever-changing daily menu.
110 S Pitt St
Alexandria, VA 22314

3. Corner Table

4257 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409
One of the country's best neighborhood restaurants, Corner Table elevates its brand of original New American cooking with produce from 25 local farms. Want to get a closer look at the chefs' process? Book the "kitchen table" for a 12-course tasting menu.
4257 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409

4. Honey Salt

1031 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145
Honey Salt's Vegas strip mall location disguises a thoughtful restaurant with a commitment to regional produce in the heart of the desert. One of the city's finest independent restaurants, it was recently named Eater Vegas' 2013 Restaurant of the Year.
1031 S. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89145

5. Restaurant Beck

2345 Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
Some restaurants with a stunning view get away with serving inferior food, but Restaurant Beck at the Whale Cove Inn doesn't fall into that trap. Instead, it puts its seaside location to good use, with a staff that sources ingredients exclusively through foraging and relationships with local farmers.
2345 Hwy. 101
Depoe Bay, OR 97341

6. The Whale Wins

3506 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA 98103
Named one of the "10 best new restaurants in America" by Bon Appetit magazine, The Whale Wins is chef Renee Erickson's sequel to her wildly successful oyster bar, The Walrus and The Carpenter.
3506 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103

7. Chez Panisse

1517 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
The grandaddy of all farm-to-table restaurants, the canonized Chez Panisse reopened recently after a fire forced a three-month renovation. Founded in 1971 by Alice Waters, this widely influential eatery lead the local produce revolution.
1517 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709

8. Arrows Restaurant

41 Berwick Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
Twenty-five years ago, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier left behind their life in California—where they had been mentored by Chez Panisse legend Jeremiah Tower—to open this now-iconic farm-to-table fine dining outpost in Maine. Hurry up and try it soon, as the restaurant is slated to be sold as Gaier and Frasier focus on their growing MC brand.
41 Berwick Rd
Ogunquit, ME 03907

9. Bolsa

614 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
Another high-quality restaurant in an unlikely location, Bolsa was built into the ground floor of Dallas' Settles Garage, a 50-year-old body shop.
614 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

10. Craigie on Main

853 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139
With a menu built daily around the finest available ingredients, Cambridge's Craigie on Main has developed a reputation as an uncompromising champion of sustainable produce. That passion extends to the wine list, where "80% of bottles are from organic or biodynamic vineyards."
853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139

11. FIG

232 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401
In the old days, a New Englander who traveled down to Charleston to make his name might have been called a carpetbagger, but no one is putting that title on chef Mike Lata, whose 10-year-old restaurant, Fig, is a Holy City favorite.
232 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401

12. Proof on Main

702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
A beneficiary of the Kentucky farm belt, Proof on Main collaborates with the 1000-acre Woodland Farm to grow produce and livestock for the restaurant. Better yet, waste oil from the Proof on Main kitchen is converted into biofuel to power the farm's tractors.
702 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202

13. Higgins Restaurant & Bar

1239 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Even in Portland, a city awash in farm-to-table restaurants, Higgins stands out for its longevity and its respect for humble local ingredients. In early November, Higgins held a series of "Mushroom Celebration" dinners, featuring five courses all based around local mushroom varietals.
1239 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205

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