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Dec 30, 2012 07:13 PM

Best Dishes 2012

Marea - shortrib ravioli
A Voce Columbus - crispy pork belly with figs, balsamic and pistachios
Picholine - bacon and eggs
Lincoln - linguine alle vongole
Minetta Tavern - bone in New York strip steak

What were your favorite dishes of 2012?

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  1. Louro - gnocchi romana with truffle cream, cipollinis and
    crispy onions

    1. Mission Chinese Food - salt cod fried rice

      Louro - duck egg with polenta, brown butter and sage

      The NoMad - tagliatelle with crab, lemon and black pepper

      Lincoln - gnocchi with shaved black truffle

      1. Louro -- mackerel escabeche (a special, unfortunately)

        Land of Plenty-- Braised fish with mustard greens

        and two mainstays:
        Pearl Oyster Bar-- pan fried fish sandwich (lunch only). I
        pine for when grouper was in the rotation, but have grown to live with cod and skate.

        Ciano- Cortecce with Baby Octopus, Pancetta, Fennel and Garlic Bread Crumbs

        1. The Vellutata and the Bouillabaisse at Ai Fiori were probably the most delicious dishes I tried this past year. Unless that was 2011.

          1. Jungsik - Bossam
            Jean-Georges - Parsnip soup with coconut, lime and mint
            Annisa - Foie gras soup dumplings
            Toqueville - Sea urchin and angel hair carbonara
            Mas (la grillade) - Grilled duck confit
            Per Se (salon) - Yam agnolotti

            Dominique Ansel Barkery - Kouign Amman
            Ba'al - Falafel sandwich
            Michael's Genuine Food (Miami) - Pork Belly (I know it's not NY, but it was sooooo good....)