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 ...

Lauren Shockey: Shoyu ramen from Rai Rai Ken (214 East 10th Street, 212-477-7030).

Victoria Bekiempis: Chicken samosas from Merit Kabab Palace (37-67 74th Street, Jackson Heights, Queens, 718-396-5827).

Rebecca Marx: A plum tart from Betty Bakery (448 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-246-2402).

Robert Sietsema: Shio cha syumen (ramen with salt broth and extra pork) at Ramen Takumi (90 University Place, 212-229-2752).

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