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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

Citrus Crisis in California

Four days of unusually cold temperatures have damaged or destroyed an estimated three-quarters of California’s citrus crop, as farmers battle nightly frosts that are deadly to these winter fruits. READ MORE

Boss, Can You Julienne Those Carrots?

Forget about ropes courses and trust falls—these days, companies are sending employees into the kitchen to chop and sauté their way to team unity. READ MORE

What Is Real and What Is Shtick?

I could relate to most of Maine, but once I reached Machias, way up in the Down East—where stews are soups, stew/soups consist of magical thin milk, and strawberry pie is deliciousness from another galaxy—I started feeling very off the map. READ MORE

Tiny Bubbles, in the Grapes

The latest weapon in the healthy-eating arsenal has plenty of fizz. READ MORE

The Kangaroo Stops Here

Often touted but rarely reviewed, Phong Dinh is good for more than their famous baked catfish and exotic meats, says pleasurepalate. READ MORE

The Yum in Yum Cha

Yum Cha Cafe offers an unusual treat: brown sugar rice cakes. ipsedixit discovered this little shop tucked into the San Gabriel Superstore. READ MORE