Any entry on this list would be well worth repeating.
Every Monday, Food of the Week celebrates my favorite dish from the previous seven days. I live in Los Angeles and was lucky enough to travel to incredible eating cities like Madrid, San Sebastian and Barcelona (for my honeymoon) plus stateside stops like Charleston, Las Vegas, Portland and San Francisco. Looking back, here are my 10 favorite dishes from 2014.
Numbered establishments on the map correspond to information below for easy reference.
Click on each link to learn more about each dish in the Top 10.
10. Maccheroni Republic Cuffie al Nero di Sepia
Cuffie al nero di sepia alone warrants a detour from Grand Central Market to Maccheroni Republic.
9. Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air Diver Scallops
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air presented silky diver scallops in luxurious Marcona almond butter.
8. Plan Check NOLA Burger
Plan Check’s NOLA burger helps prove Ernesto Uchimura doesn’t approach burgers like other chefs.
7. Jonathon Sawyer Beef Jerky Bucatini
At Pebble Beach Food & Wine, chef Jonathon Sawyer prepared bucatini with “Kosher carbonara.”
6. Chengdu Taste Shrimp and Potato
Chengdu Taste applies their signature flair to shrimp and potatoes, serving the dish in a foil nest.
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