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Grease Is Good

Pupuseria San Salvador has some of the tastiest pupusas rworange has ever had–especially the loroco-stuffed variety, which is full of characteristic green tea flavor that even the delicious curtido can’t mask. READ MORE

Cafe Collage: Coffee Artistry on Bleecker Street

Java hounds are buzzing about Cafe Collage in the Village. READ MORE

East Ocean Palace: Cantonese Find in Forest Hills

East Ocean Palace is just what many Forest Hills chowhounds have been waiting for: a reasonably authentic Cantonese seafood house. READ MORE

Harlem’s Best Rugelach

“Rugelach by a Brother,” it says on the window at Lee Lee’s. And sure enough, alongside bread pudding and red velvet cake, this Harlem bakery makes better-than-decent rugelach. READ MORE

Enough Cilantro to Choke a Cow

Thinly sliced beef hearts, marinated in vinegar with garlic and chiles, are delicious, and hardly gamy at all, says Chubbypanda. Texture-wise, it’s almost like biting into a slice of filet–a very tender and yet slightly crunchy filet. READ MORE

Chicken Stock Safety

Conventional wisdom says it’s okay to keep chicken stock in the fridge for quite a while if you bring it to a boil every couple of days, but that’s probably not best, in terms of food safety. READ MORE

Old Bay Beyond the Seafood Counter

Old Bay seasoning is classically used in crab cakes and for steaming shrimp, and it lends itself to lots of seafood preps, but chowhounds love it in nearly everything savory. READ MORE

Wine Headaches

Get lots of wine headaches? There may be other causes, besides hangovers. Possible culprits include tannins, sulfites, and histimines. READ MORE

The Grand Peanut Butter Survey

The peanut butter that seems to inspire the most fanatical enthusiasm and energy is Teddie’s. This is sort of a New England secret–it’s made in Boston, there are no advertisements for it, and it is absolutely delicious. READ MORE

Portland’s Greek Pizza Sleeper, Plus Stealth Somali

Sometimes the biggest finds are obvious places that are undervalued by locals. No one in Portland doesn’t know Bill’s Pizza (177 Commercial St., Portland, Maine; 207-774-6166). But no one in Portland seems to fully recognize the majesty of their pies. READ MORE