Friday, January 2, 2009

Simply The Best

Perhaps a few days late, here are the best things I ate in 2008:

Tomato tasting amuse bouche, Blue Hill Stone Barns
Fluke with muscat grapes, Jean Georges
Ahi tuna poke, a fish market on the Big Island of Hawaii
Bacon dipped in white chocolate, Casellula
Ramen, Ippudo
Sugar snap peas with X0 sauce, Momofuku Ssam Bar
Chicken skin yakitori, Village Yokocho
Sauteed clams in oyster sauce, Gala Manor
Burger Joint burger, Burger Joint
Kidneys on toast, Fergus Henderson tasting at The Spotted Pig
Liver and heart raviolini, 10 Downing Street
Lamb pastrami, Char No. 4
Short ribs, Hagi
Shaved foie gras torchon with pine nut brittle and litchi, Momofuku Ko
Duck liver with apricot, Bar Jamon
House bacon, Hurricane Farm
Fried fish bones, Blue Ribbon Sushi
Fresh figs, Chez Panisse
Chips with onion dip, The Redhead
Cucumber kimchi, Farmer's market on the Big Island of Hawaii
Corn, Cafe Habana
Wings of Heaven, a Thai spot in Jackson Heights
Crispy watercress salad, Sripraphai
Lobster roll, Pearls Oyster Bar
Fried pork jowls, Back Forty
Toro, Sushi Yasuda
Hot dog, Crif Dogs
Ham and cheese sandwich, Bua
Noodles and pork, Great NY Noodletown
Hot and sour soup, Chinatown Brasserie
Kampachi and avocado, Forge
Sweet and sour lamb, Apiary
Fettucini alfredo, Sapori d'Ischia
Greek yogurt with honey, Christos Steak House

1 comment:

Zooey Glass said...

mmm that cucumber kimchi WAS the best, i look for some everytime i go into m2m, but i don't think we'll ever find some as good unless we go back to hawaii.