Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Madrid, Singapore, Hangzhou, Playa del Carmen… a world of amazing meals. And here are the 20 best dishes of the year…
Tuna crudo with tomato granita at Cocina de Autor, Playa del Carmen (Brad A. Johnson)
1. Cocina de Autor, Playa del Carmen
Albacore tuna crudo with tomato granita, soy sponge, guacamole, cactus and cucumber. Grand Velas Resort. Carretera Cancun 62, Playa del Carmen, Mexico (866) 230-7221 Continue reading →
I was in New York for a brief visit, with only enough time for one great lunch. “Where would you like to eat,” I ask a friend who lives in Harlem. “Let’s go to Gotham,” he says.
To be honest, Gotham Bar & Grill wouldn’t have been my first choice. Not that I don’t like Alfred Portale’s legendary Greenwich Village restaurant, but because so many new places have opened this year. The options are dizzying.
“I’m sorry,” I say. “Where?” I actually heard him, but I thought maybe this would give him a chance to throw out an alternative. Continue reading →