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Frozen Yogurt: The Creamy vs. the Crunchy

Red Mango is supposedly the Korean original version of tangy frozen yogurt that spawned Pinkberry, which has spawned, well, a bunch of other wannabes with colorful and fruity names. ... READ MORE

What Goes Around, Comes Around at Sushi 5

Sushi 5 is a new place in Tustin where you can get first-rate fish for pennies, says russkar. Don’t be turned off by the setup, which is a revolving conveyor of sushi. *GrindzHound * is a huge fan of the quality and value. ... READ MORE

Perfect Pumpkin Pound Cake

Mel says this pumpkin cake comes together easily and is insanely good; it would work equally well for brunch on its own, or for dessert with a rich frosting or some cinnamon ice cream. ... READ MORE

Coconutty Cocktails

Like coconut? Like cocktails? Try these babies. READ MORE

Romanesco Cauliflower

The Romanesco cauliflower is a freakishly beautiful variety of cauliflower. It’s a lime green color, and each floret is a little spiraling pyramid. It’s said to have been first described by the Italians in the 16th century. They’re all over the place in READ MORE

Muffins: Prepare at Night, Bake in the Morning

Say you crave muffins hot from the oven at 9 am, but can only make it out of bed at 8 am? READ MORE

Cup-O-Gold Candy

Cup-O-Gold chocolate candy cups are available mostly in California (also spotted in Las Vegas in a 99 cent Only store, at 3/.99!), but they definitely sound worth a try, if you see them. The creamy filling, with coconut and almonds, is surrounded by a cho READ MORE

Wine Off the Charts

Imbibe presents a thoughtful take on the hoary old topic of wine ratings in its November/December issue. READ MORE

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Artificial Flavors

The term "artificially flavored" has long drawn scorn from food lovers. Products besmirched with the term are deemed cheap, vapid, and vaguely evil. Such foods declare themselves to have been produced via methods diametrical to the artisanal credo that yi READ MORE

Cuckoo for Kugel

Everything's been coming up kugel lately. Kugel (literally "potato pudding") is sort of a baked potato pancake. Its ingredients are simple: grated (using hand or meat grinder, never a food processor) potato -- and perhaps some onion -- along with egg, sal READ MORE