6. Snail and Oxtail Ravioli

Served At: PUBLIC
Address: 210 Elizabeth St., New York
Website: public-nyc.com

Ravioli stuffed with cheese? Pshttt. That's predictable. At Nolita's Michelin Star-nabbing PUBLIC, executive chef Brad Farmerie keeps diners on their toes with his hearty snail and oxtail-stuffed pasta, tossed with pickled shiitake mushrooms, oven dried tomatoes, pea shoots, and paprika oil for extra innovative measure. What were you expecting? Parmesan?