Uni Pasta at NYC's AdourBy Alan Richman, GQ Magazine
After thousands of miles and countless calories, our tireless correspondent names the tastiest this land has to offer.
1. Pig's Foot for Two
The Breslin, N.Y.C.
Our waiter warned, "No party of two has finished it." The bargain of the house. The shocker of the year. Sumptuously perfumed pork meat loaf stuffed into a crunchy, crazy, fried hog-leg casing. Talk about supersizing-it comes on an oval platter nearly two feet long and fills half of it. One portion can feed four-maybe everybody in the place.
2. Hay-Smoked Gulf Mackerel
Bootsie's, Tomball, TX
You've heard that Gulf seafood is back. Here's proof. The freshest, softest, meatiest, mildest mackerel ever, on the bone and lightly smoked atop a mini stack of hay. Accompanied by a gumbo-like combination of grilled okra and roasted tomatoes. Cooked fish can't taste any better than this.
3. Diver Scallops
ABC Kitchen, N.Y.C.
So simple, so sublime. A thinly sliced raw scallop from Maine topped with olive
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