The Best Dishes of 2015

Last year was filled with fantastic dining experiences. I finally made it to a few places in New York City, and also took a few trips to San Antonio, Montreal, Newport, Las Vegas, and Greece. Whether it was an upscale restaurant or casual hangout, these are some of the dishes that really stood out. In no particular order, here are some of my favorite dishes of 2015!

 

1) Spaghetti Al Nero Con Vongole – Masseria Dei Vini – New York City

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Homemade Squid Ink Spaghetti with Baby Clams, Garlic, White Wine

2) Kamashita Tuna – Kabuto – Las Vegas

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Fatty Tuna Collar

3) Smoked Meat Sandwich – Schwartz’s – Montreal

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Fatty Smoked Meat with Mustard

4) Chorizo con Rajas Queso Fundido – La Gloria – San Antonio

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Hot Melted Cheese with Chorizo and Pablano Peppers

5) Pork Belly Bao – Fat Choy – Las Vegas

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Pork Belly with Pickled Mustard Greens, Cilantro, Peanuts

6) Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Soufflé – Castle Hill Inn – Newport, Rhode Island

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Warm Souffle with Whole Milk Cream

 7) A5 Grade Japanese Waygu – EN Japanese Brasserie – New York City

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Beef from Miyazaki, Japan

8) Lobster Spaghetti – Liverpool House – Montreal

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Lobster and Butter Sauce

9) Spanish Pizza – é by José Andrés – Las Vegas

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Parmesan Cheese Crisp with Jamon and Ricotta Cheese

10) Chicken Souvlaki Pita – Gyro Gyro – Athens, Greece

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Grilled Chicken, Fries, Onions, Tomato, and Tzatziki

11) Pan Fried Gyoza – Kazu – Montreal

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Crispy and Delicious

12) Biscuit with Honey Butter – Pies ‘n’ Thighs – Brooklyn, NY

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Warm and Soft Buttermilk Biscuit with Honey Butter

13) Greek Yogurt with Honey and Toppings – Fresko Yogurt Bar – Athens, Greece

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Fresh Greek Yogurt topped with Apples and Honey

14) Eel Tempura – Tempura Matsui – New York City

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Perfectly Fried Eel Tempura

15) Gary’s Portuguese Littleneck Clams – Brick Alley Pub – Newport, Rhode Island

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White Wine, Green Peppers, Onions, Red Pepper, Garlic Butter, Olive Oil, Chorizo

16) La Chicks Poutine  – La Banquise – Montreal

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Breaded Chicken Cutlet, Gravy, Cheese Curds

17) The Silence of the Lamb – Funky Gourmet – Athens, Greece

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Tender Lamb Chop Over Rosemary

18) Rabo Empanadas – Casual Habana – Hackensack, New Jersey

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Slightly Spicy and Flavorful Oxtail Meat

19) Tomato Fritters, White Eggplant, Capers – Ana’s Farmstand – Santorini, Greece

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Best Fritters and Vegetables in Santorini!

20) Pizza Fritta – Eataly – New York  City

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Fried Pizza with Stracciatella di Bufala, Tomato, and Basil

21) Grilled Sea Bream – Kounelas Fish Tavern – Mykonos, Greece

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Super Fresh and Simply Grilled

 

⇒ What Was Your Favorite Dish of 2015? Reply below!

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Author: Desiree

Desired Tastes is a Food and Travel Blog written by Desiree, a food enthusiast from New Jersey who just wants to see the world and eat good food.

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