#100best dishes and drinks 2011
Salinas is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

1. Salinas

8.7
136 9th Ave (btwn 18th & 19th St), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Chelsea · 67 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Rosejat Rápida—a paella riff made with short noodles instead of rice—which incorporates poached chicken, chorizo and briny cockles. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

St. Anselm is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

2. St. Anselm

9.4
355 Metropolitan Ave (btwn Havemeyer & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 223 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the flame-kissed grilled sardines, prepared with a slick of citrusy ponzu sauce, a quick char over smoky fire & a bit of olive oil & Maldon salt. They’re one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Maison Premiere is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

3. Maison Premiere

9.5
298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Williamsburg · 352 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try bartender Natasha David’s Absinthe Colada, a gutsy piña colada spin. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

4. Mile End Delicatessen

9.3
97A Hoyt St (btwn Atlantic Ave & Pacific St), Brooklyn, NY
Sandwich Place · Boerum Hill · 267 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the restorative Whole Mishpucha, a hearty, family-style matzo ball soup. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Earl's Beer & Cheese is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

5. Earl's Beer & Cheese

9.3
1259 Park Ave (btwn E 97th & E 98th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Harlem · 131 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Earl’s Eggo waffle, drizzled with maple syrup and stacked with aged Cabot cheddar, coffee-cured bacon and rich slabs of grilled foie gras. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Manzo at Eataly is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

6. Manzo at Eataly

8.9
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · NoMad · 73 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The deeply flavorful sauce in the Tajarin al sugo d’Arrosto pasta is made with pan drippings. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Dough is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

7. Dough

9.6
305 Franklin Ave (at Lafayette Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Donut Shop · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 326 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the luminous blood-orange doughnut: stretchy, yeasty dough, slathered with a tart citrus glaze and crowned with a candied slice of the fruit. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

The Dutch is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

8. The Dutch

9.0
131 Sullivan St (at Prince St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · SoHo · 387 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the hearty rabbit potpie, a puffy dome concealing a hearty stew within. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Boulud Sud is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

9. Boulud Sud

8.9
20 W 64th St (btwn Broadway & Central Park West), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 108 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Grapefruit Givré, stuffed with rose-scented loukoum and topped with flossy halvah cotton candy and black-and-white sesame tuile. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

RedFarm is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

10. RedFarm

9.3
529 Hudson St (btwn Charles & W 10th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 240 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the rib eye. The luscious beef gets an overnight bath in soy and an expert sear to tease out its umami richness. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Van Horn Restaurant is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

11. Van Horn Restaurant

231 Court St (at Baltic), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurant · Boerum Hill · 100 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fried chicken sandwich—fowl soaked in jalapeño-spiked buttermilk, fried to order & served in a Caputo’s bun with crunchy red cabbage–cilantro slaw. It’s 1 of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Souvlaki GR is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

12. Souvlaki GR

9.2
116 Stanton St (btwn Essex & Ludlow St.), New York, NY
Greek Restaurant · Lower East Side · 152 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the pork souvlaki: herb-marinated pork butt seared over wood-charcoal embers and served in a fluffy grilled pita. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Bluebird Sky is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

13. Bluebird Sky

121 Baxter St (btwn Canal & Hester St.), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Little Italy · 48 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Spring for the juicy grilled flank-steak sandwich. The beef spends 24 hours in a flavor-boosting bath of oil, garlic, crushed peppercorns & pimentón. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

Num Pang Sandwich Shop is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

14. Num Pang Sandwich Shop

21 E 12th St (btwn 5th Ave & University Pl), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Greenwich Village · 284 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the smoky pulled duroc pork sandwich. Smoky spiced-honey-glazed pork is crowned with julienned pickled carrots, fresh cilantro & sliced cucumber. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

City Sandwich is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

15. City Sandwich

9.3
649 9th Ave (btwn 45th and 46th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Hell's Kitchen · 142 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Dave, a baguette stuffed with Italian sausage, fresh tomato, diced broccoli rabe, house-made piri-piri sauce & a layer of melted mozzarella. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

Shelsky's Smoked Fish is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

16. Shelsky's Smoked Fish

9.4
141 Court St (Atlantic), Brooklyn, NY
Bagel Shop · Cobble Hill · 92 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Peter Shelsky. A spin on the bagel-and-lox format with 3 kinds of fish—Eastern Gaspé salmon, soft sable & sweet pickled herring in cream sauce. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011 Read more.

This Little Piggy is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

17. This Little Piggy

149 1st Ave (btwn 9th & 10th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · East Village · 102 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the gloriously sloppy That Way, creamy Lioni Latticini mozzarella & juicy gravy made from thickened pan drippings crown this roast beef sandwich. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

Best Pizza is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

18. Best Pizza

9.1
33 Havemeyer St (btwn N 7th & N 8th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 128 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Chicken Parmesan: The crunchy, juicy fowl is topped with marinara, creamy house-made mozzarella and basil leaves. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011 Read more.

James is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

19. James

9.0
605 Carlton Ave (at St Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 135 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Here on a Monday? Get the lamb burger—a half-pound puck, dusted in cumin, seared in a cast-iron pan, anointed with warm goat cheese & cipollini onions. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011 Read more.

Court Street Grocers is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

20. Court Street Grocers

9.5
485 Court St (Nelson and Huntington), Brooklyn, NY
Food & Drink Shop · Carroll Gardens · 121 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Reuben. The short-rib corned beef is house-cured with salt, cinnamon and pantry’s worth of other spices. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

No. 7 Sub is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

21. No. 7 Sub

9.1
1188 Broadway (btwn E 28th & E 29th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · NoMad · 220 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the seasonal Halloween Sandwich, a monster mash-up of short rib braised with garlic, jalapeño & onion, plus sweet potatoes & melted marshmallows. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

Liebman's Kosher Deli is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

22. Liebman's Kosher Deli

8.5
552 W 235th St (Johnson Ave), Bronx, NY
Deli / Bodega · Central Riverdale · 32 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Order the pastrami sandwich—the pastrami is supple, zesty perfection. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

The Brooklyn Star is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

23. The Brooklyn Star

9.4
593 Lorimer St (at Conselyea St), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Williamsburg · 252 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the addictive fried pig tails, deep-fried to order and coated with a sticky sauce made from the sweet-savory braising reduction. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Roberta's @ Mad Sq Eats is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

24. Roberta's @ Mad Sq Eats

Mad. Sq. Eats (Worth Sq at E 25th St & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoMad · 13 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try succulent Red Wattle pork chop, brined and pan roasted to a gorgeous medium-rare, with pink flesh beneath a crust that’s marbled and succulent. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011 Read more.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

25. Momofuku Ssäm Bar

9.4
207 2nd Ave (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 450 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: If you’re here during the day, order the Duck lunch, tender pink breast meat with a candy-crisp skin served with flaky scallion pancakes & white rice. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

Hospoda is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

26. Hospoda

321 E 73rd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Czech Restaurant · Upper East Side · 31 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the exceptional beef tongue. The meat is poached until meltingly tender, gently smoked then sliced into supple batons. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Lyon Bouchon Moderne is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

27. Lyon Bouchon Moderne

118 Greenwich Ave (at 13th Street), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 39 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the tripe. It’s braised for five hours, tossed with cannellini beans & spicy merguez, topped with garlic bread crumbs & crisped in the broiler. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

John Brown Smokehouse is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

28. John Brown Smokehouse

9.2
10-43 44th Dr (btwn 10th & 11th St.), Long Island City, NY
BBQ Joint · 190 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Rib Tips, rubbed down with paprika and brown sugar, then smoked over peach and pecan wood for three hours. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Bian Dang is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

29. Bian Dang

Food Gallery 32 (11 W 32nd St btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Koreatown · 13 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The Taiwanese fried chicken is an all-dark-meat affair of crunchy, moist legs and thighs, squirted with a salty pork sauce. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Isa is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

30. Isa

8.4
348 Wythe Ave (at S 2nd St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 95 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try chef Igancio Mattos’ rib eye, so tender it’s served with a table knife. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Hill Country Barbecue Market is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

31. Hill Country Barbecue Market

9.0
30 W 26th St (btwn Broadway & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · NoMad · 428 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: See if the smoked chicken wings are available: rubbed with a mixture of mustard powder, cayenne, brown sugar & other spices, then smoked for 2 hrs. They are one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011 Read more.

The Dutch is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

32. The Dutch

9.0
131 Sullivan St (at Prince St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · SoHo · 387 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the little oyster sandwiches. Sesame-speckled buns each cradle one fat, crispy mollusk, iceberg lettuce and a smear of pickled okra sauce. They’re one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Buvette is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

33. Buvette

9.5
42 Grove St (btwn Bedford & Bleecker St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 348 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the featherlight brandade. The whipped salt cod spread is one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

John Dory Oyster Bar is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

34. John Dory Oyster Bar

8.2
1196 Broadway (at W 29th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · NoMad · 242 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the sublime kedgeree, studded with flaky haddock and garnished with fried onions, rice, ribbons of omelette and lime. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Ai Fiori is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

35. Ai Fiori

9.1
400 5th Ave (at W 36th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Garment District · 144 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the luxurious scallop and bone marrow starter. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Pegu Club is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

36. Pegu Club

9.0
77 W Houston St (at W Broadway), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenwich Village · 269 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Drink the refreshing Greenmarket Melonball. The orange-tinged tipple is one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Amor y Amargo is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

37. Amor y Amargo

9.0
443 E 6th St (at Avenue A), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · East Village · 160 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the house gin and tonic, a complex cocktail with little in common with your garden-variety G&T. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

The Beagle is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

38. The Beagle

162 Avenue A (at E 10th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 65 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the sherry cobbler. Bar mgr Dan Greenbaum adds raspberries muddled w/ a wedge of lemon & a splash of simple syrup to Lustau Dry Amontillado sherry. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011 Read more.

Death & Co. is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

39. Death & Co.

9.0
433 E 6th St (btwn 1st Ave & Ave A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 343 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Sweet Hereafter. Swapping in pisco for gin, barkeep Joachim Simo takes the straightlaced martini for a sultry Latin American spin. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Whole Foods Market is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

40. Whole Foods Market

8.9
95 E Houston St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St), New York, NY
Grocery Store · Lower East Side · 307 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: In the brewery room, pick up the bubbly Lambrucha beer, a tart, pinkish quaff made by blending lambic (a sour ale from Belgium) with kombucha tea. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Elsa is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

41. Elsa

217 E 3rd St (btwn Aves. B & C), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 132 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Order the herbaceous Broken Mirror Skyscraper. A mix of absinthe, lime & muddled mint—w/ dandelion & burdock bitters—is chilled with slow-melting ice. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

61 Local is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

42. 61 Local

9.1
61 Bergen St (btwn Smith St & Boerum Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Boerum Hill · 215 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Order a round of balanced Barrier Brewing Company brews if there’s one on tap. They’re one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

PDT (Please Don't Tell) is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

43. PDT (Please Don't Tell)

9.0
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 387 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Order a Sixth Street cocktail, which calls on the complex spices used at the Indian restaurants lining E 6th St. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Post Office Whiskey Bar is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

44. Post Office Whiskey Bar

9.0
188 Havemeyer St (at S 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
Whisky Bar · Williamsburg · 115 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the chicken-liver baguette, with rich chicken-liver mousse; crisp bacon; sriracha-infused mayo; & crunchy frisée coated in green-apple vinaigrette. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011 Read more.

Nights and Weekends is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

45. Nights and Weekends

8.5
1 Bedford Ave (at Manhattan Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenpoint · 91 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the tempura-style crispy rock shrimp. Chef Ken Addington tosses them in an aioli flavored with chilies, lime zest and Seville orange. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

PDT (Please Don't Tell) is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

46. PDT (Please Don't Tell)

9.0
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 387 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try chef Sue Torres’s addictive signature Torres Tots, with oozy Chihuahua cheese, chorizo gravy, chile de árbol, chipotle crema and scallions. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Mother's Ruin is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

47. Mother's Ruin

9.2
18 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoLita · 241 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fried chickpeas, tossed with a savory mix of salt, cayenne pepper and pungent garam masala. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

48. Nitehawk Cinema

9.6
136 Metropolitan Ave (btwn Berry St & Wythe Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Movie Theater · Williamsburg · 243 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try chef Saul Bolton’s spicy Nitehawk Queso, a creative Lone Star state riff on junky nachos. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Empellón Taqueria is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

49. Empellón Taqueria

9.0
230 W 4th St (at W 10th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · West Village · 196 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the rich beer-braised-tongue tacos. The soft, shredded meat is slow-cooked with Negra Modelo, bacon and chorizo. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Cocoron is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

50. Cocoron

9.4
61 Delancey St (btwn Eldridge & Allen St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 179 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Stamina Soba, which combines savory and briny seaweed-bonito stocks and features pork belly, scallion and a plump ginger-chicken meatball. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Pure Thai Cookhouse is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

51. Pure Thai Cookhouse

9.3
766 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 280 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the beef with chili. Wok-charred beef is tossed w/ kafir lime leaves & green beans, then bathed in a orange-tinted sauce of turmeric & Thai chilies. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

52. Nom Wah Tea Parlor

8.7
13 Doyers St (btwn Pell & Bowery), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 271 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the steamed-to-order shrimp-and-snow-pea-leaf dumplings, packed with minced shrimp, flecks of scallions and bright, fresh snow-pea leaves. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Maharlika Filipino Moderno is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

53. Maharlika Filipino Moderno

8.9
111 1st Ave (at E 7th St), New York, NY
Filipino Restaurant · East Village · 184 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the crispy, chewy sisig, featuring pork belly and lesser-loved pig parts, punched up with garlic, onion and citrus. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Zabb Elee is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

54. Zabb Elee

8.5
75 2nd Ave (btwn E 4th & 5th), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · East Village · 122 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the spicy and sweet kai tod, Asian fried chicken with a garlicky marinade, sweet chili dipping sauce and succulent flesh. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Taco Mix is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

55. Taco Mix

8.6
234 E 116th St (btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Taco Place · East Harlem · 56 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the al pastor tacos. The juicy meat is redolent with lime juice, earthy chilies, sweet pineapple and cumin. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Tulsi is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

56. Tulsi

8.1
211 E 46th St, New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 57 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fragrant dum biryani, an Indian-style potpie filled with glistening hunks of ginger-marinated goat leg tossed with saffron-dyed basmati rice. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011 Read more.

Himalayan Hut is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

57. Himalayan Hut

75-18 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Jackson Heights · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the momos, but order these crescent-shaped Tibetan dumplings steamed to fully appreciate their thin, delicate wrappers. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Purple Yam is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

58. Purple Yam

8.4
1314 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY
Filipino Restaurant · Ditmas Park · 65 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Ukoy for brunch. Shrimp, sprouts and leeks, plus snow peas and napa cabbage, are stuffed into a banana leaf and plunged into the hot oil. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Nyonya is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

59. Nyonya

8.7
199 Grand St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Malay Restaurant · Little Italy · 241 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try our favorite version of beef rendang. The tender beef is simmered low & slow in a fragrant mixture of clove, cinnamon, lemongrass & coconut milk. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

60. Ploy Thai

8.1
8140 Broadway (btwn Pettit & Britton Ave.), Elmhurst, NY
Thai Restaurant · Elmhurst · 28 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Scoop up the colorful Miang Kana salad with Chinese broccoli leaves here. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Uncle Zhou is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

61. Uncle Zhou

8.9
83-29 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Elmhurst · 36 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the spicy beef with knife-shaved-noodles, bobbing in a lip-tingling broth. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Tenpenny is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

62. Tenpenny

6.0
16 E 46th St (Madison), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Midtown East · 28 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the roasted vegetables. The various, seasonal components are prepared in different ways and arranged in a gorgeous tableau. They’re one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Brucie is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

63. Brucie

234 Court St (at Baltic St), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · Cobble Hill · 107 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the house-rolled tagliatelle, with crispy brussel sprouts, rich tomato butter and creamy burrata. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Porsena is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

64. Porsena

8.4
21 E 7th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · East Village · 66 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the green-bean salad. Crisp stalks of green beans, fried almonds, raw fennel and celery heart join forces in this crunchy, satisfying tangle. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

EN Japanese Brasserie is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

65. EN Japanese Brasserie

9.2
435 Hudson St (at Leroy St.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 229 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the freshly made scooped tofu; a delicate, silken dish with a nutty flavor. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Birreria at Eataly is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

66. Birreria at Eataly

8.8
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Beer Garden · NoMad · 312 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the smoky Maitake con Pecorino Sardo. Tender roasted maitake mushrooms rest on a rich bed of Sardinian smoked sheep’s-milk cheese. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Hunan House I Chinese Restaurant is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

67. Hunan House I Chinese Restaurant

382 Summit Ave (Newkirk St.), Jersey City, NJ
Chinese Restaurant · Journal Square · 3 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the sauteed green peppers at Hunan House. They’re flash-sautéed until the skin blackens, then tossed with garlic & pungent fermented black beans. They’re one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Dhaba is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

68. Dhaba

8.8
108 Lexington Ave (btwn 27th & 28th St.), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 148 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the crunchy purani delhi ki papri chaat, composed of a layer of fried wheat discs piled with chickpeas and diced potatoes. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

69. SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant

9.3
6413 39th Ave (btwn 64th & 65th St), Woodside, NY
Thai Restaurant · Woodside · 321 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the crispy Chinese watercress salad. The star green in this salad is lightly battered and deep-fried to gently temper its bitterness. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Taïm Falafel and Smoothie Bar is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

70. Taïm Falafel and Smoothie Bar

9.5
222 Waverly Pl (btwn Perry & W 11th St), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · West Village · 242 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the green falafel. The crunchy exterior conceals a fluffy core, with a nutty, herbaceous flavor complemented by silky hummus and tahini sauce. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Tacos El Bronco Restaurant is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

71. Tacos El Bronco Restaurant

8.8
4324 4th Ave (at 44th St), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Sunset Park · 30 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the vegetarian taco. Creamy guacamole, a grilled spring onion, cotija cheese & drizzles of crema elevate the taco from humdrum to extraordinary. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Mexico 2000 is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

72. Mexico 2000

9.1
367 Broadway (btw Keap & Hooper), Brooklyn, NY
Taco Place · East Williamsburg · 27 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the flor de calabaza quesadilla. Fresh masa is griddled, then topped with mounds of sautéed squash blossoms, cotija cheese, crema and lettuce. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Giuseppina's is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

73. Giuseppina's

9.1
691 6th Ave (at 20th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenwood Heights · 42 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try pizzaiolo Chris Iacono’s artisinal margherita pie, blistered in a hand-built, wood-fired oven. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Stellina is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

74. Stellina

95 Allen St (btwn Delancey & Broome), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Lower East Side · 21 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the exquisitely chunky sorella, massive scoops laced with rich, earthy drizzles of Valrhona fudge with crunchy bits of chocolate-dipped pretzels. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

La Maison du Macaron is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

75. La Maison du Macaron

9.0
132 W 23rd St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Chelsea · 120 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the delicate cassis macaron, two almond-based meringues encasing a luscious cream filling that’s brightened with tart cassis. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Wooly's Ice is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

76. Wooly's Ice

89 South St (Pier 17), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Chinatown · 6 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Hawaiian-style shaved ice with a sweet kiss of condensed milk andtoppings, including mochi, diced kiwi and homemade brownies. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Blue Bottle Coffee is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

77. Blue Bottle Coffee

9.3
160 Berry St (btwn N 4th & N 5th St), Brooklyn, NY
Coffee Shop · Williamsburg · 372 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Brooklyn Bootleg S’mores, w/ house-made fleur de sel–speckled graham crackers, rich chocolate ganache & springy, moonshine-spiked marshmallow. They’re one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Il Laboratorio Del Gelato is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

78. Il Laboratorio Del Gelato

9.3
188 Ludlow St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · East Village · 292 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the refreshing black-grape sorbet, it packs a clean yet potent ripe-fruit punch. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

79. Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box

9.3
130-132 W Houston St (btwn Sullivan & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Caribbean Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 290 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the toasted coconut cake, an exceptionally moist, fat-crumbed white cake. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Culture: An American Yogurt Company is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

80. Culture: An American Yogurt Company

9.2
331 5th Ave (btwn 3rd & 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
Frozen Yogurt · Central Slope · 89 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Key Lime Pie soft-serve flavor. Dressed up with crumbled graham crackers, it’s good enough to compete with any ice-cream sundae in town. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Fu Run 賦潤東北美食 is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

81. Fu Run 賦潤東北美食

8.6
40-09 Prince St (at Roosevelt Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 63 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the candylike Ba Si. Deep-fried taro, sweet potato and apple form the starchy base of this funky, interactive Northern Chinese dessert. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

82. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain

9.2
513 Henry St (at Sackett St), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Carroll Gardens · 154 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the addictive Sundae of Broken Dreams, 2 vanilla scoops topped w/ caramel sauce from Nine Cakes bakery, homemade whipped cream & bits of broken pretzel. It’s 1 of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011 Read more.

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

83. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.0
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 728 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Get pastry chef Christina Tosi’s pretzel cake truffles, which spins bodega pretzels into supremely moist cake balls. They’re one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Tipsy Parson is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

84. Tipsy Parson

8.9
156 9th Ave (btwn W 19th & W 20th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Chelsea · 190 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the minty grasshopper dessert, creamy mousse is served in a mini canning jar with layers of salty, crumbly streusel and a lush whipped-cream cap. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011 Read more.

Old Town Bar is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

85. Old Town Bar

8.3
45 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Bar · Union Square · 158 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: In a city known for hot dogs, the hefty all-beef Sabrett at Old Town Bar reigns supreme. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Rubirosa is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

86. Rubirosa

9.6
235 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 534 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the vodka pizza, the crisp yet pliable thin-crust pies have a delicate char and a crackerlike crust. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Épicerie Boulud is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

87. Épicerie Boulud

8.4
1900 Broadway (at W 64th St), New York, NY
Café · Lincoln Square · 115 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the lemongrass-spiked sausage banh mi, a crazy-good riff that earns its hype. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Paulie Gee’s is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

88. Paulie Gee’s

9.6
60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin St & West St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenpoint · 315 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fiery Hellboy: chili pepper-infused honey drizzled over a blistered pie w/ sopressata picante, creamy fior di latte & grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Malaysia Beef Jerky is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

89. Malaysia Beef Jerky

8.9
95 Elizabeth St (btwn Grand & Hester), New York, NY
Snack Place · Chinatown · 33 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the gorgeous, fibrous, compulsively snackable slabs of sliced spicy pork jerky. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Forcella is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

90. Forcella

8.2
485 Lorimer St (btwn Grand & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 81 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the mind-blowing Montanara pizza, deep-fried and finished in a wood-fired oven for a chewy yet featherlight crust. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Millesime at The Carlton Hotel is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

91. Millesime at The Carlton Hotel

8.0
92 Madison Ave ((At 29th St)), New York, NY
French Restaurant · NoMad · 58 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try Laurent Manrique’s signature Caesar, which deploys grilled Romaine hearts heaped with shaved Parmesan and draped in silky smoked cod. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

David Burke Kitchen is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

92. David Burke Kitchen

8.6
23 Grand St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 175 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the unconventional ants on a log. Roasted and split marrow bones studded with garlicky Pernod-and-fennel-butter-drenched snails. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Coppelia is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

93. Coppelia

9.2
207 W 14th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Cuban Restaurant · Chelsea · 398 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Mac and Chicharrón, a double dose of pork with a silky mix of American and cheddar cheeses, spiked with spicy sambal. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Smashburger is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

94. Smashburger

8.5
80 Dekalb Ave (btwn Hudson Ave & Rockwell Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Burger Joint · Fort Greene · 62 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the juicy All American with cheese, it's succulent with a crunchy exterior. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011.

CALiU is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

95. CALiU

557 Hudson St, New York, NY
Spanish Restaurant · West Village · 28 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: There’s no shortage of delicious seafood and house-made chorizo in the paella. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Osteria Morini is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

96. Osteria Morini

9.1
218 Lafayette St (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · SoHo · 228 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the sausage polenta. Creamy polenta is stocked with white pepper & Parmesan, spread w/ pork-sausage ragù & capped w/ bread crumbs & melted stracchino. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011 Read more.

Empire Mayonnaise Company is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

97. Empire Mayonnaise Company

27 N 6th St (Kent Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Food & Drink Shop · Williamsburg · 2 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try Empire Mayonnaise Co.’s line of artisanal mayos, with more outré flavors available each week (foie gras, black garlic). It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Smorgasburg Williamsburg is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

98. Smorgasburg Williamsburg

9.3
90 Kent Ave (at N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY
Street Food Gathering · Williamsburg · 346 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try Empire Mayonnaise Co.’s line of artisanal mayos, with more outré flavors available each week (foie gras, black garlic). It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Hester Street Fair is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

99. Hester Street Fair

7.5
Hester St (at Essex St), New York, NY
Flea Market · Lower East Side · 87 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try Dolce Nonna's green-tomato dip. Garlic, oregano & parsley lend an herbaceousness to hunks of tomato blended w/ chickpeas, Parmeggiano-Reggiano & almonds–It’s 1 of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011 Read more.

Épicerie Boulud is one of #100best dishes and drinks 2011.

100. Épicerie Boulud

8.4
1900 Broadway (at W 64th St), New York, NY
Café · Lincoln Square · 115 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Take home Christine Ferber jams, made with the finest whole fresh fruit at its prime. They’re one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.