January 2, 2018

Jeff's Top 40 Meals & Drinks Of 2017

A look back at the best things that Green Olive partner Jeff Moore ate and drank in 2017:

Hi-Lo Diner - Minneapolis, Minnesota
A 'hi-top' with duck confit, poached egg, hollandaise, shallots & cherries

Matt's El Rancho - Austin, Texas
Bean & cheese nachos

The Clam Box - Ipswich, Massachusetts
Fried clams, lobster roll

Night + Market - Los Angeles, California
About half of the menu

City Donut - Gulf Shores, Alabama
Assorted dozen

The Miller House - Owensboro, Kentucky
A glass of Pappy Van Winkle 15 year

The Smoking Goat - London, England
Fish sauce & chili wings

Fox Bros BBQ at The Big Apple BBQ Block Party - New York, NY
120-day dry aged burnt ends

B&G Oysters - Boston, Massachusetts
A few dozen of whatever they had on hand that day

Ninfa's On Navigation - Houston, Texas

Chaps Pit Beef - Baltimore, Maryland
Pit beef sandwich

The Saint Austere - Brooklyn, NY

Olamaie - Austin, Texas
Biscuits (and everything else)

The Shrimp Basket - Orange Beach, Alabama

Giordano's Pizza - Chicago, Illinios
Deep dish

In & Out Burger - San Diego, California
Double doubles, animal style fries

Snow's BBQ - Lexington, Texas
Brisket @ 8:00am

The Waldorf-Astoria - Park City, Utah
Duck fat tater tots with black truffle aioli

Saint Leo - Oxford, Mississippi
A bunch of pizzas

Scarfes Bar at The Rosewood Hotel - London, England

Monroe's Hot Dogs & Billiards - Americus, Georgia
Chili dogs; gravy fries

Viola's - San Antonio, Texas
Queso Flameado

Big Al's BBQ - Dunlap, Tennessee
Pork sandwich

Lobster West - Coronado, California
Crab roll

Faidley Seafood - Baltimore, Maryland
Crab cake & fried clams

City House - Nashville, Tennessee
Belly ham pizza & 'The Moose' to drink

Blue Ribbon Bar - New York, NY
The Hummingbird

Buena Vida - Akumal, Mexico
Fish tacos

Philippe The Original - Los Angeles, California
French dip

Sea & Suds - Gulf Shores, Alabama
Dozens of gulf oysters

J.T. Farnham's - Essex, Massachusetts
Fried clams

Daily Donut - San Antonio, Texas
Blueberry donuts

Moonlite Bar-B-Q - Owensboro, Kentucky
Mutton (and all the other meats)

Skully's - Port St. Joe, Florida
Shrimp boil in a big bucket

Black Axe Mangal - London, England
Beef heart

Mary's Fish Camp - New York, NY
Fried shrimp

Taqueria del Sol at the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium - Oxford, Mississippi
These boiled peanuts were a small part of a five-course lunch courtesy of Chef Eddie Hernandez

Oyster Of The Month Club - Duxbury Bay, Massachusetts
The November shipment, from Spring Creek Oysters in Barnstable, Massachusetts

Emily - New York, NY
Detroit-style pizzas

Taylor Grocery - Taylor, Mississippi
Fried catfish