Restless palates don’t need a passport to globetrot. In Los Angeles, groovy TANTRA has made Indian curries and Bollywood movies seductive date fare (323-663-8268, www.tantrasunset.com). In Chicago, PILI.PILI plates
authentic French Mediterranean seafood stew and other savories from chef Francois de Melogue, whose family hails from Marseilles (312-464-9988, www.pilipilirestaurant.com). And in New York, HACIENDA DE ARGENTINA slow cooks grass-fed beef in the style of the gauchos, accompanied by a corn-tomato-milk side called humnita, aka South American comfort food (212-472-5300).