Five Bites on Friday

Open wide. It's time for your weekly helping of Five Bites. Today's list comes from Alison McConnell (at right), editor of The Humble Gourmand.

1. Macaroni and cheese with panko bread crumbs and black truffles at Equinox

2. Roulade of duck confit with pomme puree at Brasserie Beck

3. Veal ragu over fettucine at Al Tiramisu

4. Spinach empanada at Julia's Empanadas

5. The Norcia at 2 Amys (add mushrooms, with a glass of Cusumano Nero d'Avola 2004)

Let Metrocurean readers know which dishes you or your little ones are enjoying around town by e-mailing five of your favorite dishes or drinks and whether you'd like your name and a picture included to metrocurean AT gmail DOT com.