Best Carrots New York 2010 - Yummus Hummus - CLOSED
As its name suggests, Yummus Hummus traffics primarily in pulverized garbanzo beans. And while its take on the Middle East's most famous spread is very good, the tiny restaurant's carrot salad is flat-out fantastic. Borrowing a page from Morocco, Yummus seasons the root vegetables with just enough cinnamon to give them a pleasant warmth, throws in chopped parsley to brighten things up, and then buries the whole affair under a thick drift of feta cheese. The carrots themselves are cooked to optimum tenderness, and their mellow sweetness harmonizes beautifully with the salty cheese and fresh, grassy parsley. Although it plays supporting actor to the hummus, the salad is a star in its own right.