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what are your favorite dishes at nyc restaurant's?

  • j

i was just curious what everyone's favorite dishes (not meals) were at nyc's restaurant's? i'll start it off...

i love the gnoccheti with wild boar ragu at assenzio on 4th b/t a&b. it may be one of my most favorite dishes in manhattan. the gnocceti is perfectly cooked and the ragu has a great earthy flavor with carrots and potatoes.

i also love one of the dessert's at suba: they are little sugared donuts with warm milk chocolate in the middle. i don't remember the name, but wow are the incredible!

anyone else care to share?

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  1. c

    I love the Gnudi at The Spotted Pig and the Orange Sour Cream Donuts w/Mexican hot chocolate at Good.

    1. i love pork dishes at Lupa.
      also love pork chops at lanan.
      omg, i didnt know i was such a pork lover.

      1. Avocado toast at Cafe Gitane
        Grilled Corn at Cafe Habana
        The Lobster Roll at Mermaid Inn
        The Spotted Pig Burger and Gnudi
        The meatballs at 'Inoteca
        Steak Frites at Pastis

        The list can go on...

        1. veal/sweatbread wrapped in cabbage dish at Hearth....now I'm craving it again.

          giant tempura prawns at Honmura An

          steak burritos at rocking horse

          1. The roasted organic chicken at Gramercy Tavern (or anything I've ever tasted there)

            The Alaskan Black Cod, marinated overnight in honey and vinegar and roasted in a blistering oven, at BLT Fish

            The burnt ends of brisket at R.U.B.

            Tandoori venison at Tamarind

            The frîtes and boudin noir at Les Halles

            The crab cake at Four Seasons

            The seafood sausage at Chanterelle

            The garlic bread/gorgonzola fondue at Michael Jordan's

            Turbot with comté crust in champagne sauce at Le Perigord

            Sturgeon with caviar beurre blanc at Petrossian


            Cubano at Cafecito on Avenue C

            Banh Mi at the Broome Street purveyor

            The Shack Burger at Shake Shack (I'm counting the days till March 15)

            The New York Special (prosciutto, provolone, mortadella, salami, roasted pepper, mushrooms) at the Italian Food Center on Grand Street


            The Cubano at Spanish-American Food on E. 13th St.

            Stuffed jalapeños at The Alamo

            Alsatian "pizza" at Lutèce (under Soltner)

            Fresh fettucine with sautéed cod cheeks, tomato confit, and asparagus tips, wound through with sevruga caviar at La Fourchette (Marc Murphy)

            Beignets filled with bittersweet chocolate at Tam-Tam

            Boned lamb rack wrapped in a lamb's caul, slathered with ratatouille, then wrapped tightly with bok choy at Tatou (Neal Myers)

            I, too, could go on . . . .

            1. damn, i'm getting hungry

              lamb chops @ devi
              onion soup at baltazar
              gnudi at spotted pig
              wontons at great ny noodletown
              razor clams at peasant

              1. n

                Mu Shoo Chicken
                Pan fried Dumplings

                at Our Place II on 55th Street bewteen Lex and 3rd

                Best in the city. Period.

                (The seafood dishes are terrible, rest is fine.)

                1. Last month I had liguini alla vongole at Coppola's on W79 Street. It was just about as good as when I had it in Rome at Ristorante 34.

                  1. bucatini amatriciana at lupa
                    olive oil gelato at otto
                    shoe string fries at spotted pig
                    burger and fries at burger joint/le parker meridien
                    bu loc lac and papaya salad at saigon grill
                    tamarind duck @ wondee siam 2
                    apple cider doughnuts @ hearth
                    buta kakuni @ sakagura
                    fluke ceviche tasting @ le bernardin
                    pistachio mousse @ fauchon
                    bbq pork chops @ nha trang
                    bbq pork chops on rice @ nicky's
                    beef sate @ nyonya
                    chicken skin yakitori @ village yokocho
                    lasagna @ max's
                    fried chicken @ mama's
                    roasted chicken @ casa adela
                    pistachio cupcake @ sugar sweet sunshine
                    blueberry pancakes @ clinton st. baking co.
                    sticky toffee pudding @ schiller's
                    bacon wrapped dates @ 1492
                    mango mousse @ devi
                    and the list goes on and on.

                    1. These are some of my Manhattan favorites that I keep going back for again and again and again...

                      -the Gnocchi at Sette Mezzo
                      -the Papaya Salad, and the Mango w/ sweet sticky rice dessert at Pam Real Thai
                      -Peking Duck at Mainland
                      -Cheese Omelet & grits at Pink Teacup
                      -Paté w/ mushrooms at Bar Carrera
                      -Veggie Burger at Houston's (I'm sorry, but I have to put that on here, it is SO good!)
                      -Steak for Two and Ben & Jack's Salad at Ben and Jacks
                      -Sophie's chopped salad at Mesa Grill

                      1. - Popeye Eggs or the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes at Sarabeth's
                        - Waldorf Chicken Salad at CPK (yes, yes I know)
                        - the Summer Bries sandwich at Serendipity - granny apple slices, baked brie, roasted turkey
                        - pistachio gelato at Otto
                        - cream puffs at Beard Papa
                        - cannolis at Rocco's
                        - the Honey Oat (?) with tofu-scallion cream cheese at Ess-A-Bagel

                        1. fluke ceviches at le bernardin, salumi and tocai at lupa, mussels at casa mono, crudo AND spaghetti neri at esca, potato chips at bar americain, porterhouse at keens, oysters at shaffer city, foie gras and wine at veritas, burgers at pj clarkes/molly's/shake shack.