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At Olive Tree, Lamb Shwarma Worth Waiting for

Olive Tree Cafe grills killer lamb shwarma, says Peter Cherches–but not all the time. READ MORE

David’s Dairy Treat: They Couldn’t Believe it Was Yogurt

David’s makes fresh, delicious, deceptively creamy black raspberry yogurt. “We actually thought for years it was ice cream!” confesses potbelliedkiln. READ MORE

Go for the Pastries, Stay for Lunch

Rubio’s Bakery may look like an unassuming panaderia, but this Guatemalan place has a ton of tasty-looking hot dishes too: chicken stew, pupusas, tamales studded with slivered vegetables, stewed beef and fried chicken. READ MORE

Magic Wok’s Miraculous Return

Filipino restaurant Magic Wok has reopened after a strip-mall fire, just in time for the new year, and it’s as good as ever, says elmomonster. READ MORE

Cheese Fondue Fun

There are plenty of great things to dip in a cheese fondue beyond cubes of French bread. READ MORE

Say Aloha at the Bar

When you want Hawaiian-style cocktails, but aren’t in the mood for sweet slushy fruit-based drinks, try out these libations. READ MORE

Organ Meat

Some folks think offal is icky, but remember–foie gras is technically an innard. READ MORE

A Nutty Snack

Sahale Snacks makes a great healthy snack, says AndrewCIrving. The snacks are a blend of nuts and dried fruits with interesting flavorings, like harissa and chipotle. READ MORE

Fast Times for Local Fare

Salon asks: As foodservice giants jump on the eat-local bandwagon, will they dilute the movement’s potential benefits to the environment, family farmers, and food lovers? READ MORE

“Top Chef”: Cooking Up Controversy

The Top Chef conspiracy theories are flying. READ MORE