50 Food Things For Which I’m Thankful

Tis the season for expressing our thankfulness, and since I love a good listicle, I’ve decided to follow the lead of my better half and place my spin on the season’s lore, letting the world know the 50 food things I’m most thankful for this year. Let’s go!

1. the banana pudding at Virgil’s BBQ in Times Square

2. the bacon chicken burger at BarBacon in New York

3. Woodford Reserve bourbon (it’s used in recipes so it counts!)

4. the oxtail at JuneBaby in Seattle

5. the tacos at The Rum House in NOLA

6. the banana pudding at Southern Girl Desserts in Los Angeles

7. the lobster roll sushi at Takami Sushi + Robata in DTLA

8. the charbroiled oysters at Drago’s Hilton in NOLA

9. the shrimp + grits at Surrey’s Cafe + Juice Bar in NOLA

10. the garlic noodles with cracked crab shell at Crustacean in Beverly Hills

11. the ribs at Longhorn Steakhouse in St. Louis

12. the brussels sprouts at Futo Buta in Charlotte

13. the lobster roll at The Fountain Bar at The Grove in LA

14. the pancakes at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in St. Charles

15. the dumplings at Hakkasan in New York

16. the Pho at iPho in Charlotte

17. the salmon at Cotton Calf Kitchen in Atlanta

18. the Masa ramen at CO in Charlotte

19. the bacon wrapped jalapenos at Midwood Smokehouse in Charlotte

20. the lobster slider rolls at Summit Room in Charlotte

21. the Kalbi short ribs at Best Friend in Las Vegas

22. the Ahi tuna bowl at Bartaco in Atlanta

23. the lobster mac + cheese at C&S Seafood & Oyster Bar in Marrietta

24. the garlic fries at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx

25. the bacon burger at Common Table in Dallas

26. the breakfast chicken sandwich at Birdies in DTLA

27. the fried banana pudding at the Texas State Fair

28. the chicken and waffle slider in Atlanta

29. the French toast at Primrose in Las Vegas

30. the chicken kabobs at Cafe Instanbul in Kennesaw

31. the sushi roll at Bricktops in Los Angeles

32. the cinnamon bun at The Cecil in Harlem

33. the chicken wings at Comfort LA in Los Angeles

34. the flats at Farley’s Pizzeria in Charlotte

35. the shrimp & grits at Tupelo Honey in Charlotte

36. the blue cheese tater tots at Franklin & Company in Los Angeles

37. the seared tuna at Takami Sushi + Robata in DTLA

38. the salmon chips at The Lawrence in Atlanta

39. the coconut gelato + apple crisp at Salt & Iron in Seattle

40. the short rib tacos at Bakersfield East Blvd in Charlotte

41. the fried oyster deviled eggs at Southern Art and Bourbon Bar in Atlanta

42. the blue cheese truffle chips at Renaissance New Orleans in NOLA

43. the cheesesteak at Ishkabibble’s in Philadelphia

44. the Penang shrimp curry at SukhoThai in New Orleans

45. the banana pudding at My Fair Sweets in Atlanta

46. the watermelon braised pork belly tacos at Soul Gastrolounge in Charlotte

47. the manly sweet potato fries at Umami Burger in DTLA

48. the turkey burger at Sky Taco in Los Angeles

49. the yucca fries at Escala in Koreatown

50. the bacon waffle at The Waffle in Los Angeles

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