January 2, 2016

Jeff's Top 50 Meals And Drinks Of 2015

Every year the list gets harder to narrow down - here are the 50 best things I ate and drank in 2015, in no particular order, because there's no way I'm trying to rank this many things. I will say that Buffalo, NY was a pleasant surprise...

Kinmont - Chicago, Illinois
Fish charcuterie board

Vedge - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Roasted Maitake mushroom

Rudy's BBQ - San Antonio, Texas
Brisket, Shiner 

Mita Mary - Punta de Mita, Mexico
Fish, shrimp, octopus and lobster tacos

Santina - New York, NY
Blue crab spaghetti

Son Of A Gun - Los Angeles, California
Dang near everything on the menu

Seabar - Buffalo, New York
Beef-On-Weck roll (trust us, it works)

Peche - New Orleans, Louisiana
Pickled shrimp for breakfast with the Southern Foodways Alliance

Reef - Houston, Texas
Fried oysters

Au Cheval - Chicago, Illinois
Cheeseburger

Some roadside taco stand - La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
Tacos al pastor

Fox Bros BBQ at The James Beard House - New York, NY
Smoked short rib ramen

Sam Jones BBQ - Winterville, North Carolina
Whole hog sandwich

French 75 Bar - New Orleans, Louisiana
Anything and everything that Chris Hannah pours for us

The Fish Fry - Nassau, Bahamas
Conch, lobster, grouper, sky juice

Wurstkuche - Denver, Colorado
Rattlesnake sausage

The Breslin - New York, NY
Ham and cheese

Gus's Fried Chicken - Atlanta, Georgia
A Memphis favorite came to Atlanta

The Continental - Miami, Florida
All the cocktails

Rusty's BBQ - Leeds, Alabama
Cheeseburger

The Grey - Savannah, Georgia
Crab claws

Bar Bill - East Aurora, New York
Chicken wings

Mahony's - New Orleans, Louisiana
Peacemaker po-boy

Marta - New York, NY
Carbonara pizza

The Farm - Park City, Utah
Fancy broccoli casserole, complete with truffles

Amaya's Taco Village - Austin, Texas
Cheese enchilada and beef taco plate

Campo's Cheesesteaks - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cheesesteak

Lamar Lounge - Oxford, Mississippi
Econo burger

Pequod's Pizza - Chicago, Illinois
Sausage pizza

Krispy Kreme - Atlanta, GA
This year, we started a new tradition of grilling Krispy Kremes at our tailgates

Slyman's Restaurant - Cleveland, Ohio
Pastrami reuben

Carniceria el Tapatio - Sayulita, Mexico
Fish and shrimp tacos

Three Dots And A Dash - Chicago, Illinois
Tiki drinks

Turner Field - Atlanta, GA
Our own creation of a Braves Dog topped with Kevin Rathbun Steak

The Apple Pan - Los Angeles, California
Hickory burger

Chez Fonfon - Birmingham, AL
French fries

Taylor Grocery - Taylor, Mississippi
Catfish, hush puppies, fries, slaw

City House - Nashville, Tennessee
Belly ham pizza

Sushi Yasuda - New York, NY
Omakase menu

Hog & Hominy - Memphis, Tennessee
We just ask them to send out pizzas until we say stop

Hatchet Hall - Los Angeles, California
The 'Old Man Bar' in the back of Hatchet Hall has not only some of the city's best drinks, but quite a vinyl record selection

Provisions - Dallas, Texas
Clam pasta

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn - Owensboro, Kentucky
Mutton!

Nightingale 9 - Brooklyn, NY
Vietnamese Jambalaya

The Company Burger - New Orleans, Louisiana
Cheeseburger

Capelli's - Buffalo, New York
Spaghetti pizza

Butcher - Nashville, Tennessee
Pimento cheese

Green Olive Media Holiday Party - Atlanta, GA
Our favorite holiday tradition is having the all-you-can-eat Varsity food truck come to out end-of-the-year party

Hattie B's - Nashville, Tennessee
Hot chicken

Stoic & Genuine - Denver, Colorado
Chef's Creek Miyagi oysters

1 comment:

mark lawrence said...

Every single dish and drink you have shared here is looking really delicious and anyone would love to have such delicious menu for their party. I also asked my corporate event planners to include best menu for my events and it was really a great idea.