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Eating Rachael Ray

Having conquered the book world, the magazine world, and the television world, Rachael Ray is setting out to conquer the fast-food world with a chain of burger joints. READ MORE

Brooklyn Pizza at Domino’s? Fuggedaboutit!

What’s so Brooklyn about Domino’s new Brooklyn Style pie? A New York Times reporter does a slice smackdown at Totonno’s, one of Brooklyn’s most venerated old-school pizzerias. READ MORE

So Where’s the Bourbon?

After the dramatic “balloon glow,” I set out to do what I thought would be an easy thing: find a place to sip a good bourbon in Bardstown, Kentucky, the hometown of Kentucky bourbon, on the eve of the Kentucky Bourbon festival. READ MORE

Visions of Sugarplums

Fighting hard not to give in to your food cravings? A new study says a little of what you fancy keeps you from pigging out. READ MORE

Chapli Kebab at Darbar

Melanie Wong samples chapli kebab wherever she can find it, and the version at Darbar still rocks. Maybe it’s the exotic scent of toasted cumin and coriander mingled with sizzling grilled meat. Maybe it’s the crunch of the crackly brown crust, contrasti READ MORE

New Pupuseria in Santa Rosa

For pupusas, Salvadoran empanadas, and other tasty things, check out the new Pupusas Salvadorenos, says Stephanie Sugars. They serve Salvadoran antojitos, such as four kinds of pupusas, empanadas de platano (with beans or custard), tamales, pasteles, an READ MORE

Pushcart Derby: Midtown’s Best Meat on Wheels

Among the countless street carts that peddle grilled meat in Midtown Manhattan, three entries lead the field–though chowhounds disagree on which ones win, place, and show. The cart that feeds throngs of nighthawks till 4 a.m. at 6th Avenue and 53rd S READ MORE

Lunetta: Italian Bites and a Boerum Hill Makeover

The inventive Japanese food at Taku delighted Chowhounds but played to an often-empty house—so the owners rewrote the script. READ MORE

Le Petit Prince: A Little Bit of Paris in Astoria

Le Petit Prince, a new French bakery in Astoria, turns out a beautiful croissant–buttery, flaky, and rich, with just the right density in the soft midbelly, reports Rufo. Apple tarts, pain au chocolat, and irresistible little mini-cakes–soft, nutty, READ MORE

Tasty Pan-Asian Tapas

Why aren’t more people talking about Yatai, wonders Dave and Stuff after two knockout meals there. The “Asian tapas bar” certainly has an eclectic menu, with gado gado, “monsoon ceviche,” sushi rolls, and Korean tuna sashimi. But oysters on the half READ MORE