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Time to Make the Doughnuts

It’s man versus machine as a blogger masters the Belshaw Donut Robot. READ MORE

Seafood Shacks: A Plan of Attack

Back home in New York City for a few days, surprised to see trees a different color than they were at my August departure. READ MORE

Is San Francisco Killing Restaurants?

That’s the question posed by San Francisco Chronicle restaurant reviewer Michael Bauer. With a slew of taxes, and new wage and sick-leave requirements for staff, is the cost of running a restaurant in S.F. too high? READ MORE

Forsake All Others

Forget the debate of white versus red versus sparkling; this year, toast your bird with sake. READ MORE

Apples and Oysters

Head up to Sebastopol for a double dose of natural beauty. First, taste some of the many varieties of apples grown by Walker Apples, including Northern Spys, Pink Ladies, Romes, and Arkansas Blacks. Twenty dollars will buy your forty pounds of apples, and READ MORE

At Blue Ribbon Market, Mustard Like Fine Wine

At Blue Ribbon Bakery Market, the mustard can upstage the sandwiches. Benjamin68 has no complaints about his smoked duck and honey on toast, but his enduring memory is of amazingly good Dijon mustard, with “intense, vibrant flavor and an incredibly long READ MORE

Mexico City Flavor

El Huarache Loco stand in the Alemany Farmers’ Market provides a taste of home–if you’re from Mexico City, that is. Huaraches, handmade from fresh masa before your eyes, are fried up with just the right touch of grease, says marlon. Quesadillas made w READ MORE

Filling Up on Baked Goods at a Gas Station in Brooklyn

Devotees of Ostrovitsky, the hound-endorsed bakery in Midwood, can fill up on kosher treats in Borough Park at a satellite outlet tucked into a Rio gas station. Selection is smaller than at the Avenue J flagship, but it passes the road test, reports *Mike READ MORE

Turning Over a New Leaf

Leaf Cuisine, a (mostly) raw and vegan restaurant, is a good choice for anyone looking to eat light, says Poorwater, who likes their wraps and salads. You can build your own wraps and salads using nine kinds of filling. ... READ MORE

Doughnuts for the Beverly Hills Set

With Fritelli READ MORE