Critic’s Notebook

Best Dishes of 2013 Countdown #5: Radiator Whiskey

Fried Pork Shank with Mama Lil’s Peppers

By Kathryn Robinson December 26, 2013

Radiator Whiskey: Home of two of our trends.

The smoked pig’s head gets all the attention at this meat-and-whiskey haunt in the rafters of Pike Place Market, but Radiator Whiskey’s fried pork shank—crackling with fat outside and unctuous--tender inside, served over a bed of herby aioli and under a fierce relish of pickled goat horn peppers—well, that’s the pork lover’s dream. Best enjoyed with a side of smashed potatoes, a McMillan Manhattan, and three gallons of water. 

Here are more of my favorite dishes of 2013


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