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 ...

Robert Sietsema: Toasted cheese sandwich made with heirloom tomatoes, Bread Alone peasant bread, olive oil, and Leo's Latticini mozzarella (4602 104th Street, Flushing, Queens, 718-898-6069).

Jesse Hirsch: Chicken milanesa torta from El Athens Grill (3011 30th Avenue, 718-777-5366) in Astoria, with avocado, jalapeños, tomatoes, onions, and plenty of mayo on a fresh roll.

Rebecca Marx: Cowboy pie at Hill Country Chicken (1123 Broadway, 212-257-6446).

Chantal Martineau: Ravioli of braised lamb with Parmesan foam and haricots verts in pesto at Mas Farmhouse (39 Downing Street, 212-255-1790). Have a tip or restaurant-related news? Send it to

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