On the Seventh Day of Christmas...

Celebrating the Twelve Days of Christmas The Daily Meal-style, with a food carol about some of New York City's best dishes.

Perry St's chicken vegetable soup.

Technically, the Twelve Days of Christmas don’t start until Christmas Day, but we’re already in the spirit. To celebrate over the next five days, here’s the carol, ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ The Daily Meal-style, featuring some New York City dishes enjoyed over the years that we’d be willing to sing about.

'Seven swans a-swimming.' Going with chicken soup on this one.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my waiter brought to me clockwise from top: Perry St's chicken vegetable soup, Salumeria Rosi’s Zuppa Carbonara, Momofuku Noodle Bar’s Chicken Ramen, Mesa Coyacan’s Azteca Sopa, Periyali’s Soupa Avgolemono, Lupa’s Pheasant Minestrone, and Cafe Edison’s Matzoh Ball Soup.



So the carol thus far would go:

On the seventh day of Christmas, my waiter brought to me...
Seven soups worth sipping,
Six eggs for feasting,
Five on-ion rings!

Chicks from four birds,
Three fried French hens,
Two desserts for two,
And Felidia’s pear ravioli.

Know a great New York City chicken soup we should've featured? Suggest it below!