The 20 Best New York Dishes of 2012


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.

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  1. This list is amateur hour. Any food from Two Door Tavern? Please. Let me know when the grown-ups get to make a real list. Did you write using crayons?

  2. Really good too. Definitely a best restaurant of 2012, but they just didn’t crack it for me on a breakdown of super-memorable bites.