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: Lobster Newburg at Delmonico’s (56 Beaver Street, 212-509-1144).

Victoria Bekiempis: Beef kebbeh from University Pita (21 East 12th Street, 212-924-4333).

Chantal Martineau: A Cocktail à la Louisiane, made with rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, Peychaud’s bitters, and an absinthe rinse at Raines Law Room (48 West 17th Street, 212-242-0600).

Rebecca Marx: Mac and cheese at the City Bakery (3 West 18th Street, 212-366-1414).

Lauren Shockey: Fried egg on toast, at home.

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