If you're not familiar with this monthly list, here's how it works: Each month an evaluation team performs an in-depth analysis of restaurants all over the globe based on criteria such as cuisine, atmosphere, reputation, and expertise. You can see a full breakdown on the BOL website, but here is the current ranking for September 2013:
9. NoMi Kitchen
You may want to bookmark this puppy because these tried-and-true favorites have managed to maintain their ranking for several months, so there's definitely something to be said for consistency. And let's face it — the house-made pasta at Spiaggia never gets old.