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: A medium-rare T-bone steak of unknown origin, left by a customer as a tip at the bar where I work.

Chantal Martineau: A steaming bowl of pork and pickled cabbage noodle soup at Metro Café in Sunset Park (4924 Eighth Avenue, 718-437-7980).

Robert Sietsema: Doubles from A & A Bake and Doubles (1433 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-462-7400).

Rebecca Marx: West African peanut soup, made at home from a Mark Bittman recipe.

Lauren Shockey: Channa dal at Junoon (27 West 24th Street, 212-490-2100).

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