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Mission Pie

Hounds like the pie at Mission Pie, a brand-new pie-and-coffee shop. The apple pie has a great flaky crust and big chunks of tart apples, says asherandeva. READ MORE

Pizzabolla: Solid Neighborhood Italian on the Upper West Side

Upper West Side hounds don’t often talk about Pizzabolla, but what they say is heartening. READ MORE

From Mediterranean to Mexican in Queens, All Before Lunch

At Astoria’s Cafe Bar, the Mediterranean Breakfast is scrambled eggs with scallions and olives or onion and tomato, according to the menu. READ MORE

Mr. Taster’s N.Y. Egg Roll Quest

New York expat Mr. Taster has been on a frustrating quest for N.Y.-style egg rolls that has led him to… Genghis Cohen. READ MORE

Guinness Stout Brownies

The malt in Guinness Stout is said to intensify the flavor of the chocolate in these brownies. READ MORE

Creamed Spinach

There are two views on creamed spinach: some make it with a flour-thickened cream sauce, and some insist straight cream is the only way to go. READ MORE

Latke News

Prepared latkes have been spotted at Costo and Trader Joe’s stores. READ MORE

Can Valentine’s Day Be Far Behind?

With Valentine’s Day looming, Vosges chocolate is always a good bet as a special present. READ MORE

A Face Only a Chowhound Could Love

A three-year bureaucratic battle over what constitutes the ideal tomato has ended, and flavor has won out over looks. The fracas surrounding Florida’s UglyRipe breed—an heirloom-mainstream hybrid—sheds light on why supermarket tomatoes are so awful. READ MORE

Enjoying Brie 101

Brie is one of the most of delectable cheeses. It’s creamy white, and robed in an edible rind. READ MORE