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Now that I’ve eaten my way through somebody else’s list (Time Out New York), I’m ready to compile my own 100 spectacular things I’ve tasted in 2012. Look for another five dishes every few days.

NUMBER 5: ICE CREAM CAKE at PARM

Here we go. After a really solid year of eating, I’ve managed to pick the five best dishes I put in my mouth. These are not necessarily from the hottest restaurants or my most memorable dining experiences. But these are the five individual dishes that I’ll be thinking about long after 2012 comes to an end.

Harkening back to a simpler time when Carvel reigned supreme, Parm’s ode to the ice cream cake is both nostalgic and fulfilling. The generous slice is layered with chocolate, strawberry, and pistachio ice creams separated with chocolate ganache and cookie crunchies. Whipped cream, sprinkles, and a maraschino cherry top it off. It’s a completely irresistible treat that’s worth every single calorie. Price: $12

PARM
248 Mulberry Street (between Spring and Prince Street),
Nolita
(212) 993-7189
parmnyc.com

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Now that I’ve eaten my way through somebody else’s list (Time Out New York), I’m ready to compile my own 100 spectacular things I’ve tasted in 2012. Look for another five dishes every few days.

NUMBER 95: RICE ROLL WITH FRIED DOUGH at NOM WAH TEA PARLOR

Why does fried food taste so good? Well, it probably has something to do with lots of oil, salt, and often a good amount of carbs.

This whopper of a dish is basically carbs upon carbs. At the newly re-thought old time dim sum parlor Nom Wah they take a chunk of dough and wrap it in steamed rice noodles. The Chinese cruller known as youtiao gives the dish a doughy sweetness which is complemented by the chewy texture of the pasta. A drizzle of sweet salty soy sauce brings the carb bomb to life. Price: $3.50

NOM WAH TEA PARLOR
13 Doyers Street (between Bowery and Pell Street),
Chinatown
(212) 962-6047
nomwah.com

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