Slideshow: Our Favorite Food Photos of 2011 on Serious Eats: New York

Heirloom Tomato Toast
Heirloom Tomato Toast
From Vandaag in the East Village. —Christine Tsai
Edible Schoolyard Benefit
Edible Schoolyard Benefit
Small bites before the benefit dinner this summer. —Christine Tsai
Mondo Burger
Mondo Burger
The massive burger at now-closed M. Wells. —Robyn Lee
Aerial View
Aerial View
A milkshake at Coppelia. —Jessica Leibowitz
Best Pizza
Best Pizza
Aerial view of a perfect slice. —Jessica Leibowitz
Grits and Eggs
Grits and Eggs
From brunch at The Dutch. —Christine Tsai
Ciano's Pasta Tasting Menu
Ciano's Pasta Tasting Menu
One of seven gorgeous courses. —Alice Gao
Egg Custard Tarts
Egg Custard Tarts
We ate dozens for this summer's roundup. —Robyn Lee
Tarte Tatin
Tarte Tatin
One of our favorite desserts at Dominique Ansel Bakery. —Kathy YL Chan
Macarons
Macarons
From Ladurée on the Upper East Side. —Robyn Lee
Untitled
Untitled
Egg creams from the diner at the Whitney Museum. —Ashely Muir Bruhn
Oysters Kilpatrick
Oysters Kilpatrick
Gorgeous aerial shot from Whitehall. —Alice Gao
Epicerie Boulud
Epicerie Boulud
Open-faced sandwiches from the new bakery/cafe. —J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Cheese Plate
Cheese Plate
Beautifully laid out at new wine bar/restaurant Corkbuzz. —Alice Gao
Dressed-Up Latkes
Dressed-Up Latkes
At Kutscher's in Tribeca. —Alice Gao
Asia Dog
Asia Dog
At the recurring pop-up Madison Square Market. —Donny Tsang
Salad at Tenpenny
Salad at Tenpenny
From the "Drunken Feast" menu this summer. —Jessica Leibowitz
Huaraches
Huaraches
Among the good eats at this summer's Smorgasburg. —Laura Togut
Citrus Tart at Whitehall
Citrus Tart at Whitehall
I love shooting photogenic desserts. —Alice Gao
Beef and Ox Tripe in Chili Sauce
Beef and Ox Tripe in Chili Sauce
One of dozens of photos we shot at Chelsea Sichuan spot Legend. —Alice Gao
French Mint Bars from Li-Lac Chocolates
French Mint Bars from Li-Lac Chocolates
Like Andes mints, but better. —Kathy YL Chan
Empellón
Empellón
An array of tacos. —J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Drink Shots
Drink Shots
Lots of cocktails at Serious Eats this year; Mary Queen of Scots was a particularly good-lookin' photoshoot. —Alice Gao
"Cherry Jones"
One of the beautiful pies at Paulie Gee's. —Adam Kuban
Momofuku Ssäm
Momofuku Ssäm
Duck lunch earlier this year. —J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Cupcakes Cooling
Cupcakes Cooling
From a behind-the-scenes photoshoot at Baked. —Donny Tsang
Croissants
Croissants
Just out of the oven at Bien Cuit. —Donny Tsang