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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

La Barca’s Got Culinary Chops

No secret what the specialty is at Birreria La Barca: It’s the birria. READ MORE

Bacon Brittle

You read that right: bacon brittle. Not peanut brittle. Bacon brittle. READ MORE

Simple Curry Soy Stir-Fry Sauce

This stir-fry sauce created by opinionatedchef is great–you can keep it on the pantry shelf at room temperature. It’s basically a sauce for stir-fried veggies–just chuck it on at the end of cooking. READ MORE

Mangosteens

Mangosteens are not related to mangos and are grown all over tropical Asia. They’re about the size of tangerines, with up to eight delectable segments. READ MORE