Top 25 Bites of 2011

In no particular order, here are our 25 favorite bites of 2011. Some were time-honored classics, some were fresh new creations and a few were just plain weird. Either way, these are the bites that inspired us to write about, photograph and eat food in the past year.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Fried Chicken & Waffle Biscuits Oak Bluffs

Fried Chicken & Waffle at Biscuits Restaurant in Oak Bluffs, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Atchafalaya New Orleans NOLA

Shrimp and Fried Grits at Atchafalaya Restaurant in New Orleans, LA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Cafe Mimo New Bedford

Fresh Cheese & Chili Sauce at Cafe Mimo in New Bedford, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Calypso Caribbean Style Grill Rincon Puerto Rico

Dorado Ceviche at Calypso Caribbean Style Grill in Rincon, Puerto Rico.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Grace Church Lobster Rolls Vineyard Haven

Lobster Rolls at the Grace Church in Vineyard Haven, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Détente Edgartown

Goldbud Peaches, Taleggio Cheese and Arugula Salad at Détente Restaurant in Edgartown, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Chicken Liver Pate Emeril Lagassi Epicurious

Chicken Liver Pate: Emeril Lagasse’s Terrine de Foies de Volaille & Epicurious’ Brandied Chicken Liver Pâté.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Cook & Brown Public House Providence Rhode Island

Glazed Pig Tails at Cook & Brown Public House in Providence, RI.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog DuckFat Portland Maine

Chilled Pea and Mint Soup at DuckFat Restaurant in Portland, ME.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog English Rose Rincon Puerto Rico

The HRH Burger at The English Rose in Rincon, Puerto Rico.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Hartley's Meat Pork Pies Fall River

Pork Pies at Hartley’s in Fall River, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Newes from america Pub Edgartown

Fried Four Cheese Mac from The Newes From America Pub’s winter “Wee Bites” menu in Edgartown, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Oyster Soup Vittles for the Captain 1941 Provincetown Cape Cod

Oyster Soup from the cookbook, Vittles for the Captain (1941).

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Henry's Harbor View Hotel Edgartown Harborview

Lobster Roll at Henry’s in Edgartown, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog El Karacol La Paguera Puerto Rico

Octopus sauteed with onions at El Karacol in La Parguera, Puerto Rico.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Food & Wine Festival O Ya

Hamachi Sashimi with Yuzu, Truffle Oil and Shiso by O Ya Restaurant at the Sake Tasting seminar, Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Cooking the catch scallop ceviche Dave pops masch

Scallop Ceviche from Dave “Pops” Masch’s cookbook, Cooking the Catch.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Fried Snickers Bar MV Agricultural Fair West Tisbury Bill Smith's Clambake

Deep Fried Snickers Bar by Bill Smith’s Clambake at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair in West Tisbury, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Sam's Bakery Lebanese Fall River

Meat Pies from Sam’s Bakery in Fall River, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Spotted Dick Edgartown Meat & Fish

Heinz Spotted Dick in a can, purchased at Edgartown Meat & Fish in Edgartown, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Spike's Junkyard Dogs Providence Rhode Island

Rhode Island Grinder Topping Dog at Spike’s Junkyard Dog in Providence, RI.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog State Road West Tisbury

Charcuterie Plate at State Road Restaurant in West Tisbury, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Toro South Boston

“Estufado de Tripa” or Tripe and Pork Stew with Coconut, Galangal and Green Curry from Toro Restaurant in South Boston, MA.

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Winsor Dim Sum Boston Chinatown

Chicken Feet with Black Bean Sauce from Winsor Dim Sum in Boston’s Chinatown.

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