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best pig out food

blimeyboy Dec 1, 2010 09:05 AM

My friend is studying for finals this week and is in desperate need of delicious, interesting, and unique study food.

Some of my ideas:

the steamed pork belly buns with hoison at momofuku ssäm bar
House special chicken from congee village
spicy oxtail soup from Pam real thai
fried chicken from ????
suckling pig from breslin/dbgb

Any others?

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  1. loratliff RE: blimeyboy Dec 1, 2010 09:17 AM

    A slice of pizza from Artichoke Basille's!

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      NYJewboy RE: loratliff Dec 1, 2010 05:37 PM

      Stick with the Sicilian there.

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      west34 RE: blimeyboy Dec 1, 2010 09:38 AM

      Re: fried chicken from ????

      a box of korean wings from Bon Chon

      and a pound of lean brisket to go from Hill Country

      Hill Country
      30 W 26th St, New York, NY 10010

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        bigjeff RE: west34 Dec 2, 2010 07:49 AM

        this is pig out food, I'd go with the moist. well, I'd always go with the moist actually, the lean is pretty tasteless.

      2. MandalayVA RE: blimeyboy Dec 1, 2010 09:39 AM

        The Italian Special sandwich from Faicco's Pork Store on Bleecker Street!

        260 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

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          Pan RE: blimeyboy Dec 1, 2010 06:14 PM

          The Fried Crispy Chicken with Garlic at South China Garden is better than the House Special Chicken from Congee Village, so get that if you can.

          Another excellent chicken dish is the Kung Bao Chicken from Grand Sichuan St Marks - provided that you ask them to make it extra spicy and crispy.

          Any number of dishes from Xi'an Famous Foods would fit your description of "delicious, interesting, unique," and they're cheap, to boot! The Lamb Burger, Savory Lamb Noodles, Chang-an Spicy Tofu, Spicy & Tingly Lamb Face Salad, and Spicy & Tingly Beef Noodles are some of my favorites. Menu here: http://www.xianfoods.com/menu.php

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            blimeyboy RE: Pan Dec 2, 2010 07:48 AM

            Xian is amazing. Thanks for reminding me of that place. I like the Zha Jiang mein a lot.

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              Pan RE: blimeyboy Dec 2, 2010 02:26 PM

              I haven't tried that yet.

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