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 …

Chantal Martineau: Lightly pickled Blue Point oysters at Vandaag (103 Second Avenue, 212-253-0470) — a special, but I hope they stay!

Robert Sietsema: Lamb shanks braised in cheap white wine with porcini mushrooms and “peanut” potatoes — at home.

Sarah DiGregorio: Ginger soda at Brooklyn Farmacy (513 Henry Street).

Rebecca Marx: Cajun corn and crab chowder at the Lobster Place (Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Avenue, 212-255-5672).

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