Year In Review: August


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We’ll be looking back at the year in Foobooz. August, 2009,

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Dish of the Month

Braised Pigs’ Feet at Bibou

For the more adventurous diner, there were the braised pigs’ feet ($25), served deboned and rolled in a light breading. The dish’s rich flavor and gelatinous texture was enhanced by a bit of foie gras stuffing and a bed of tender French lentils. – Dan Saltstein, New York Times

Smackdown of the Month

“My luck was no better with the grilled pizza, whose toppings change daily. The glory of grilled pizza is a crispy crust that holds its shape, but I could have hung the one I tried over a towel rack.”Trey Popp, City Paper

Notable Openings

Cantina at Distrito, Fond, Kong, Meritage, Verdad

Notable Closings

Carambola, Loie, Marigold Kitchen, Tangerine