Here’s to the new year ahead, but first a look back at some of the best things I ate at restaurants this year. (I might also do a post of the best things I cooked this year, as I definitely was in my own kitchen more!)

Pepperoni pizza at Pizza John’s

Fried Chicken at Rye Street Tavern

Spinach and cheese croissant at LB Bakery at the Lord Baltimore Hotel

Steak tartare and whipped ricotta at Rec Pier Chop House

Tagliatelle with clams, fennel salami and white beans at Gnocco

Vegan chocolates at Jinji’s Chocolates

Fish tacos at La Food Marketa

Breakfast (via Uber Eats) from Pete’s Grille 

Tacos al Pastor at Cocina Luchadoras

Tempura Broccoli (again) at Ekiben

Scallops at Petit Louis Bistro

Funghi Tagliatelle at Cinghiale

Peanut Butter “Tasty Cakes” at The Food Market 

Scallop Toast at Grand Cru

Macarons at Sacré Sucré

Smoked bluefish paté at Peter’s Inn

Sushi at Nanami Cafe