Five Best New Times' Food Lists

Everyone loves lists. There's just something about searching out the "best" of something, ranking it, and putting it out there for the world to explore (or debate).

A good list can make anyone an expert. For example: Be the first to tell your friends you know where to find the "Best Pizza in Palm Beach County." Head out for a night on the town with our list of "Best Bars for Cocktails." Get your Caribbean fix with the "Best Jamaican Restaurants" list. Or pull up "Best Romantic Restaurants" to execute the perfect first date.

For the ultimate meta list, here is a short list of New Times' best food and drink lists over the years. Now, go out and grub.
5. Best Barbecue Restaurants
When you're hankering for some solid 'cue, it's necessary to consult the professionals to find where to head for the best spare ribs, brisket, and pulled pork — or, here in South Florida, smoked pastrami. This list coves it all, so you never have to wonder where to seek out barbecue again.

4. Best Pho
Perhaps the most popular of the Asian noodle soups outside ramen, pho is Vietnamese comfort food fare at its finest. And South Floridians can't get enough of it. Or, at least, that's what we gleaned after launching this list. Over the past few years, the highly deserving Vietnamese beef soup has grown on South Florida residents. Today, there are dozens of places you can find it, but not all of them do it right. This list represents the best. Like noodle soup? You can also check out our best ramen list here.
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Nicole Danna is a Palm Beach County-based reporter who began covering the South Florida food scene for New Times in 2011. She also loves drinking beer and writing about the area's growing craft beer community.
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