The 20 Best New York Dishes of 2012

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Most people track their year through major milestones, accomplishments, or even unfortunate events — sister got married, grandfather celebrated his 90th birthday, best friend had a baby, or sworn enemy got that promotion at work. Us? We define ours through food. A look back at our favorite dishes and drinks of 2012 reveals a banner year for Brooklyn restaurants — here’s hoping that 2013 ends up equally crave-worthy.