Salt & Fat's "Shaved" Hudson Valley Foie Gras, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

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Bradley Hawks

Dish no. 43: "Shaved" Hudson Valley Foie Gras from Salt & Fat (41-16 Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside; 718-433-3702)

Those fluffy tan snowflakes you see in the photo there are actually shavings of rich Hudson Valley foie gras, rendered light and feathery, cloaking a heaping mound of cinnamon-dusted mandarin orange segments, which explode with sweet, tangy bursts of fresh juice over paper-thin stained-glass tiles of bacon brittle. "Growing up, I used to love canned mandarin oranges -- they were my shit," explains chef-owner Daniel Yi. "As a line cook, I fell in love with foie gras the first time I had it. I figured why not take some of my fondest food memories growing up and compose it into a dish -- and the foie gras dish at Salt & Fat was born."

In advance of our 2014 Best of NYC issue, we're traipsing through the boroughs and divulging our favorite dishes of the year. They're presented here as a countdown, but we're listing them in no particular order. Consider this a guide to what's good to eat in this town right this very second.

See all of our 100 favorite dishes.

See the map of our 100 favorite dishes.




Location Info

Salt & Fat

41-16 Queens Blvd., Long Island City, NY

Category: Restaurant


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