The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past.

Today's fond reminiscences ...

Victoria Bekiempis: Peanut butter with strawberry jam and banana slices on wheat bread, made at home.

Robert Sietsema: Braised pork belly on green papaya salad, a special at Umi Nom (433 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-789-8806).

Chantal Martineau: Puerco con chorizo served on "dirty" mashed potatoes at Beso on Staten Island (11 Schuyler Street, 718-816-8162).

Rebecca Marx: Chocolate rugelach at Lulu Cake Boutique (112 Eighth Avenue, 212-242-5858).

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