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Sex on a plate/bun/napkin/hand/cup/bowl or things that make you go *insert homer slobber sound here*

Pigurd Nov 9, 2009 06:24 PM

Hello Manhattan people!

i have the good fortune of returning to New York for another week and wonder what food item would be considered "sex on a plate". It could be anything, anywhere... i have plenty of time to wander

didnt have as much time to research this time so i am depending on some chowhounders

here is where i ate last time http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/645817

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    hellomarisa RE: Pigurd Nov 10, 2009 05:43 AM

    For me "sex on a plate" would probably involve uni. I haven't tried a vast variety of preparations... here's one post about uni in NYC.


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      foodwhisperer RE: Pigurd Nov 12, 2009 09:29 PM

      potatoes at porchetta it has crispy pork in it , mmmmmmm

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        sam1 RE: foodwhisperer Nov 13, 2009 01:38 PM

        um, you can crack a tooth on that...not a joke.

        porchetta sucks in my opinion...dry, small, overpriced, and tasteless.

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          nycfoodie1 RE: sam1 Nov 14, 2009 07:05 AM

          Porchetta is a favorite and definitely not tasteless nor dry. I would agree that the crispy pork can sometimes be hard on the teeth, but the food is absolutely delicious. Wish the potato portion was bigger though...

          110 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009

      2. LeahBaila RE: Pigurd Nov 13, 2009 10:21 AM

        Gazala Place's boureka: http://www.flickr.com/photos/thelunch...


        Gazala Place
        709 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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          trixareforkids RE: Pigurd Nov 13, 2009 11:17 AM

          momofuku pork buns

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            c oliver RE: trixareforkids Nov 13, 2009 03:24 PM

            +1 x 10 :)

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              nycfoodie1 RE: trixareforkids Nov 14, 2009 07:08 AM

              Love, love the pork bun with egg at Momofuku!

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                Jel212 RE: trixareforkids Nov 16, 2009 03:42 PM

                I absolutely second this...each bite is eye-closingly heavenly

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                  steakrules85 RE: Jel212 Mar 11, 2010 10:23 AM

                  I think the pork bun at Momofuku Ssami s pretty overrated and just Ok.

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                    linguafood RE: steakrules85 Mar 11, 2010 10:35 AM

                    funny, i feel that way about just about any dish at convivio. different tastes.

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                sam1 RE: Pigurd Nov 13, 2009 01:40 PM

                akiamaru ramen with extra pork belly at ippudo
                hirata pork buns at ippudo
                sicilian slice at artichoke
                double shack burger and chocolate milkshake at shake shack
                cold ramen noodles at matsugen

                1. chiffonade RE: Pigurd Nov 13, 2009 03:20 PM

                  The Beef Wellington at One If By Land, TIBS. The pastry and pate melt in the mouth and the perfectly done filet reminds you, if ever so subtly, to chew.

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                    fm1963 RE: Pigurd Nov 13, 2009 03:37 PM

                    The crack pie at Momofuku Milk Bar.

                    Momofuku Milk Bar
                    251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

                    1. uhockey RE: Pigurd Nov 13, 2009 04:51 PM

                      The foie at Per Se.
                      The Macarons at La Maison du Chocolat
                      The duck liver ravioli at Babbo
                      The Red Velvet Cupcake at Two Little Red Hens.
                      The Farm Egg “In a Jar” with Maine lobster, hearts of palm and sea urchin broth at The Modern Dining Room.
                      The Bread pudding at Gramercy Tavern or Dessert Truck.

                      Per Se
                      10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

                      Gramercy Tavern
                      42 E 20th St, New York, NY 10003

                      110 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10011

                      Dessert Truck
                      , New York, NY 10003

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                        synergy RE: Pigurd Nov 14, 2009 09:59 AM

                        Hot chocolate martini at Gramercy Tavern. We get it as a dessert.

                        Gramercy Tavern
                        42 E 20th St, New York, NY 10003

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                          nycfinedining RE: Pigurd Mar 11, 2010 10:20 AM

                          There is absolutely nothing better than the frogs legs sauteed provencale at La Grenouille. Voila!

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                            steakrules85 RE: Pigurd Mar 11, 2010 10:26 AM

                            So many to name but my one dish is Peter Luger Porterhouse for two. Bloody rare please thank you..

                            1. linguafood RE: Pigurd Mar 11, 2010 10:37 AM

                              Kochiko at Yasuda. O. M. G.

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                                firni RE: Pigurd Mar 11, 2010 11:03 AM

                                - foie gras at Jean Georges
                                - grilled corn at Cafe Habana or Kampuchea (when they have it)

                                1. daffyduck RE: Pigurd Mar 13, 2010 08:31 PM


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