Five Bites on Friday

Today's Five Bites are from Emily Booth, an American University student, Sur La Table employee and self-proclaimed amateur epicure (at right).

1. Sformata di zucca (Calabaza squash flan with truffle oil and 12 year balsamic) at Dino

2. Yum tofu at Sala Thai

3. Moroccan spiced salmon with an apple cider reduction at Hank's Oyster Bar

4. Bantijan Bil Laben (fried eggplant with garlic-yogurt sauce) at Zaytinya

5. Gingerbread cake, poached pears, anise and hazelnut ice cream at Poste

Call for Five Bites! My Five Bites pantry is about to be bare! Let Metrocurean readers know which dishes you're 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.