This one’s for the eggs, the duck, the lamb, the random flora & fauna not covered by the other categories. Kudos to The Red Claw & Trillium for scoring three-peats in my Top, er, 33 Dishes of 2011.

Oak-smoked duck with berry jus, new potatoes & chard & lamb osso buco at Elway’s Downtown 


Chin chin at Hessini Roots International Café

TAG | Raw Bar’s kangaroo tartare

The Red Claw’s goat curry 

Vesta Dipping Grill’s pistachio-mint-crusted lamb ribs with rose-blossom yogurt

Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar’s inaugural parsnip-walnut soup with duck cracklings & cranberry coulis

Huevo escalfaldo with chorizo & mascarpone at Ondo’s Spanish Tapas Bar