January 7, 2019

Green Olive Media's Top 30-something Meals Of 2018

Here's founder Jeff Moore's annual roundup of all the good stuff from 2018. The process of getting Green Olive NYC up and running this year meant spending a lot of time in Mahnattan...so much so that nearly half of the best things he ate were all in New York. There was also even more pizza than usual...check it out:

4 Charles Prime Rib - New York, NY

Huck Finn's Catfish - Pigeon Forge, TN
Catfish platter & hush puppies

Bocce - New York, NY
Pepperoni & jalapeno pizza

Tenko Ramen - San Antonio, TX
Spicy miso ramen

Cote Korean Steakhouse - New York, NY
Butcher's feast

Skyline Chili - Louisville, KY
Chili dogs; chili & spaghetti

Existing Conditions - New York, NY
Every cocktail we've had - especially the waffle-infused bourbon

Mama's Too - New York, NY
Square pepperoni slices

Wild Taco - Newport Beach, CA
Octopus & fish tacos

Mimi Cheng's Dumplings - New York, NY
The Thanksgiving dumplings, filled with turkey, sage stuffing and gravy, with cranberry dipping sauce

Boshamp's Seafood - Destin, FL
Big plates of oysters

Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizza Store - Huntington Beach, CA
Pepperoni slices

Russ & Daughters - New York, NY
All the smoked fish

In-N-Out Burger - San Antonio, TX

La Rossa - New York, NY
Carbonara pizza (like a carbonara pasta, but on pizza, y' know)

Randy's Donuts - Los Angeles, CA
Just a good ol' glazed donut

Minetta Tavern - New York, NY
Thick-cut bacon (REALLY thick-cut)

Fox Bros Bar-B-Q - Atlanta, GA
The Thursday chicken fried steak special

Martina Pizzeria - New York, NY
Squash blossom pizza

Stowe Mountain Resort - Stowe, VT
Tater tot poutine

Karakatta Noodle - New York, NY
Butter miso ramen

Bouchon Bistro - Yountville, CA
French fries!

Sushi On Jones - New York, NY
A six-seat open-air sushi counter on the Bowery, aka best location ever

Barbuzzo - Philadelphia, PA
Asparagus & egg pizza - one of the best pies anywhere

The Happiest Hour - New York, NY
Double-stack cheeseburger

Viola's - San Antonio, TX
Queso fundido (extra-stretchy, please)

Prince Street Pizza - New York, NY
The 'Spicy Spring' square slice

Tailgating In The Hammers Lot - Buffalo, NY
Whatever they were cooking on the hood of this Pinto before the Bills/Jets game

Frenchette - New York, NY
Duck frites

Pat's King Of Steaks - Philadelphia, PA
Much better than previous visits to Pat's...it's back in our cheesesteak rotation

Balthazar - New York, NY
Seafood tower

El Molino Central - Sonoma, CA
Tacos, tacos & tacos