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Jun 20, 2013 08:25 AM

Where can I get the best DISH in the outer boroughs??

I'm talking the best plate of food. Could be any food, Jamaican, Irish, American, etc. Really any nationality. And any food, just as long as I can eat it. Where is the absolute BEST dish in the 4 other boroughs???? Please no Manhattan!

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  1. A Nathan's Hot dog, fries and a Hires Root beer on the Coney Island boardwalk is as close to heaven as I can imagine.
    On July 4th of course!!

    1. I ate at a bunch of places before I left NYC for good, and the dish that still haunts me is the arroz con pollo (the one from the menu, NOT the weekly special) from Rincón Criollo in Corona. It'll be one of the dishes I will make sure to have whenever I find myself back in NYC.

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      1. re: E Eto

        Wow -- that speaks volumes coming from you. I'll push Rincón Criollo to the top of my Queens list.

        1. re: lambretta76

          Here's a more detailed write-up. Let us know how you liked it.

          1. re: E Eto

            Is this the $24 for two listed on line? If so can I get a single person order?

            1. re: wewwew

              Yup, that's the one. I'm sure you can order it for one, though you'll probably get some "are you sure?" comments. It's enough rice for 4, along with other items. But if that's all you're ordering, you might be able to polish off half or more. I'm sure it's fine to pack up the rest and bring home.

              1. re: E Eto

                ok, I'll have leftovers. Yes we miss you on the outer board

        2. re: E Eto

          The atmosphere alone is reason to go to Rincon. Great place.

        3. How is this question even answerable? it would be suspect, at best, if you had specified the best [insert dish name] because it would invite endless debate over what characteristics define [dish name]. to delimit this even further opens up a black hole of subjectivity. im not even sure i could name a single favorite plate of food for me, personally, being wholly aware of my own preferences and tastes (fluctuating as they may be). answering this question for someone else - without any constraints or understanding of the judging parameters - seems impossible.

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          1. Folks, we removed a bunch of posts from here. We request, but don't require bloggers and journalists to disclose when they're planning on using information from a question in an article and even if the poster is planning to use this info to help plan tours, this seems pretty similar to that.

            If you don't want to help, that's totally understandable, and you're welcome to skip the question, but if you are going to respond, please keep the focus on the food and not on whether or how the question should have been asked.

          2. Well, obviously it would be dinner any night of the week at my place in Queens. Sorry, not taking reservations.

            1. Muslim lambchop at Fu Run