as we start to close out the year... TOP 100 posts on TasteSpotting in 2011 !!!
sam sifton picks the TOP 10 Restaurants in NYC of 2011...
langoustines in flaky pastry...dish from menton restaurant in boston, one of alan richman's top 10 picks for Best New Restaurants of 2010 (LOVE the look of wrapping with this thread-like pastry!)
Bon Appetit's Top 10 New Restaurants for 2009 with a selected recipe from each, like this Spiced Pear Flatbreads with Goat Cheese and Mustard Cream from Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore