Big-name restaurant food has so much implied glitz and glam, and every time we leave a particularly delicious restaurant meal we are bummed that we can’t recreate their specialities. Because surely we can’t… Right? Wrong.

Though some chefs keep their secrets close to their chests, others are slightly more forthcoming. With a little bit of cookbook research, a little bit of sleuthing, and a whole lot of taste testing, we have compiled a list of the 10 best dishes from some of our favorite big-name restaurants. Never thought you would taste the silky smooth lemon cream from Tartine again? Worried that the brussels sprouts from Momofuku were gone from your plate forever? Take heart; read on.

Click through the gallery above to see all of the recipes.

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