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Loco for Loroco, and Other Kinds of Pupusa

Pupusas should always be made fresh to order, says ozzygee–otherwise you’re just getting a stale tortilla. Fortunately, plenty of Salvadoran places pat ‘em out the old fashioned way. Sarita’s pupusas are a bit more expensive than most ($2), but th READ MORE

Wine, Jazz, and Maryland Crabcakes

Red White and Bluezz is a wine bar featuring live jazz music (hence the reds, whites, and blues), and audience member AquaW gives a cheer for the food and wine. The menu is full of familiar foods with interesting twists, like fried mac ‘n’ cheese wi READ MORE

Stuffed Celery

Stuffed celery as an hors d’oeuvre means no peanut butter and plenty of sophisticated, savory flavors, like these: Cream cheese mixed with lots of sliced green olives and walnuts. cream cheese and smoked salmon. ... READ MORE

Does Your Stomach Really Expand if You Eat More?

We're talking about your digestive system, not your waistline. READ MORE

Using up Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a popular condiment in sandwiches, of course, but not just turkey sandwiches: hounds love it in cheese, pork, and peanut butter sandwiches, too. Cranberry sauce is good for breakfast, too, mixed with yougurt and granola, or as an oa READ MORE

Dreamland BBQ

The ribs at Dreamland in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, are ribs you’ll dream about, if you’ve ever eaten there. And best of all, says CDouglas, they travel well through the mail. Ribs arrive perfectly READ MORE

Breakfast in a Basket

Need a clever twist for your next gift basket? Try stocking it with breakfast stuff. Candy likes the offerings at Harrington’s of Vermont. The Deluxe Country Brunch package will feed you and the neighbors. READ MORE

Crap on a “Top Chef” Plate

Is ousted chef Carlos the most decent person on reality TV? READ MORE

It Could Happen to U.S.

Australia, host of the recent G20 summit and home to one of the world’s chowhoundiest cities, is on the brink of a food crisis, thanks to a terrible five-year drought. What can we learn from the Sunburnt Country’s troubles? READ MORE

Eat and Get Out

The manipulative techniques of casual-dining establishments READ MORE