PBLT at Bootleggers: 100 Favorite Dishes

Last year, we marked the hundred-day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria@newtimes.com.

93. PBLT at Bootleggers

See also: James Fox of Bootleggers on the Barbecue Trend in Phoenix

It didn't take long for Bootleggers in North Phoenix to become one of our favorite weekend lunch spots. And with a second location now open in Old Town Scottsdale, even more diners are able to experience the restaurant for themselves. We love the cozy, dark-but-welcoming atmosphere that goes oh-so well with the menu of hearty American fare.

There are few misses on the menu, but our go-to option has to be the PBLT. The sandwich features sizable hunks of smoked pork belly that prove the ingredient is anything but overrated. It's layered with beefsteak tomato, crispy iceberg lettuce, and red onions and sandwiched between two pieces of buttered, toasted sourdough bread.The cheery on top of it all is the spicy aioli, which adds just the right amount of heat to the mix.

When you throw in a glass (or three) of the housemade moonshine, you're in for a pretty perfect meal.

Miss a dish?

100. Pork Belly Pastrami from Citizen Public House

99. French Onion Soup from Bonjour Vietnam

98. Whiskey Cream Gelato from Marrazo That's Amore

97. Breakfast Croissant from Cartel Coffee Lab

96. Salmon "Yasu Style" at Yasu Sushi Bistro

95. Cannoli from DeFalco's Italian Deli

94. Falafel Sandwich from Al-Hana Restaurant

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