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Potatoes

One thing we can all agree on is that potatoes are always fairly “potato-ish”. READ MORE

D.C. Restaurant Declares: “Credit Only”

Oh boy—it’s the End Times, everybody! The Christian Broadcasting Network’s “news” division reports that a D.C. restaurant has stopped taking cash. READ MORE

Please Pass the Dijon

Paul Blow

Oregon Chardonnays find their footing with a different clone. READ MORE

The Obesity Germ

Obese people have higher levels of certain types of intestinal bacteria than non-obese folks, two new studies find. Other recent research finds that food addicts are just like junkies. Can both theories be right? READ MORE

Sour Grapes

A vinegar primer. READ MORE

European Union: Robust Gastropub Chow in East Village

European Union won the war–a long and rancorous campaign to secure its liquor license. Now the East Village gastropub is winning hearts and minds. READ MORE

Bonita Branches Out; and Other New York News

The owners of Williamsburg’s Bonita have just opened a second restaurant in Fort Greene, where most hounds are happy to have it. READ MORE

Mini-Biscotti

Get excellent traditional mini-biscotti (called cantucci di Prato) at Emporio Rulli. They’re delicious and small, the right size to serve with coffee after dinner. READ MORE

King of Thai Noodle House #2

China thinks King of Thai Noodle House #2 has the best Thai food for the money in the city. Som tum (green papaya salad) is very satisfying–tart, roughly shredded papaya with tiny pink dried shrimp mixed in. READ MORE

Where to Get Beef Roll in Little Saigon

Small and nondescript, Chinese Peking packs in families enjoying the great food, says meltedcheese. “One of the waitresses there works at several Chinese resturants and says that Peking is her favorite for the food.” READ MORE