Pan seared halibut with lentils from The Breslin in New York City.
Lemon Blueberry Cupcake from Cupcake in Columbia,SC
Liege-style waffle with creamy brie and shreds of fresh basil
Ancho chili duck from Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill in Las Vegas
San Francisco's Tartine's amazing bread pudding with apples is one of my 12 round sweet treats for the New Year.
Shrewsbury Cookies from Kyani & Co, Mumbai - one of the few remaining Irani Cafes in Mumbai.
Blue Velvet mini cupcake from Magpies in Knoxville, TN
Lamb's brain ravioli from Mario Batali's B&B Ristorante in Las Vegas
Sweet Potato Fries at Big Daddy's Burger Bar in Charlotte,NC. Mmmmmmmm
Pastrami Melt from the Grilled Cheese Truck in Los Angeles.
This is what you get when you order French Onion soup from a French Creperie run by Filipinos in the middle of a Farmer's Market...[review]
Fabulous Entremets by Vanille Patisserie in Chicago
Vegan reuben from Green Sage in Asheville, North Carolina
Blanched and tender leaves are the secret to LA's Le Grande Orange's stellar brussels sprout salad.
Pig Candy: Applewood Smoked Bacon, Brown Sugar, Spices Marché Restaurant
Dayboat scallop crudo with watermelon radishes, tangerines, yuzu ponzu, microgreens and sea salt at Baker & Banker.
Cook Clubs! The hottest new way to dine!
Tuna Tartare from Jean-Georges' newest restaurant in Boston!
Babycakes spelt carrot cupcake: wheat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, sugar-free, casein-free. Stripped of everything that makes a dessert, but still surprisingly good. [review]
Hot and buttery biscuits from the famous Mrs. Knott's Fried Chicken Restaurant in Southern California
The best kung pao chicken in Beijing. Salty, spicy and sweet, it's insanely addictive.
Jamaican patties make a simple yet evocative hand-held meal, and are available at Caribbean bakeries.
Pistachio encrusted goat cheese covered grapes - an amuse from our 10-course tasting at Melisse in LA.
Breakfast fare in Singapore. Some say it tastes better when wrapped in brown paper!
vegan mushroom empanada from On the Fly street food in Columbus, OH
Last day in San Fran with a farewell Brunch at Restaurant LuLu, including a Bloody Mary bar by Skyy
Classic Challah Bread French Toast topped with fresh berries at this Lower East Side cafe in NYC
Gnocchi with sun-dried tomatoes and broccoli rabe in parmesan broth
Hwedupbab (raw fish bibimbab) from Incheon International Airport, Korea
Strip mall Fried Chicken in Los Angeles.
Black Truffle "Mac n' Cheese" with orrenchiette, bacon, and parmesan at Petrossian West Hollywood. Easily one of the best I've ever had.
Cheeseburger from The Silver Skillet Diner in Atlanta, GA
Pears and Walnuts with Cinnamon Jam
An unlikely spot for great sushi helps a beginner find his taste buds.