It’s the most common diner question: What to order?
BLAYNE DALEY, East by Northeast: Crispy pork belly on housemade mantou with sweet bean sauce, pickled red onions, and apple.
JON FITZPATRICK, Aquitaine: Mussels en cassoulette.
JOHN GEORGE, Menton: Seared foie gras with seasonal accompaniments.
GERRY MAZZONE, Parker’s Restaurant: Boston cream pie.
COSIMO PAONE, Trattoria Il Panino: Paccheri ai frutti di mare (pasta with seafood).
JIMMY SALA, Strega Waterfront: Braised short rib over pappardelle with lobster and peas (prepared by request).