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Hands Off My Chemistry Set

When can creativity be copywrited? Food & Wine digs into the controversy over avant-garde chefs stealing recipes. READ MORE

Under the Gumdrop Roof, a Heart of Darkness

An exposé in this month’s National Culinary Review offers a horrifying peek behind the curtain of the international gingerbread house industry. READ MORE

A Glutton for Mutton

Lambs: adorable friends or delicious meat? A Montana reporter visits a sheep farm and then hits the grill. READ MORE

Ice Cream of the Godsl

Must-have appliance of experimental pro chefs, the Pacojet is expensive but makes heavenly ice cream. READ MORE

Fake Accent

Some foods you think are "ethnic" actually aren't. READ MORE

Flor de Loroco Pupusas…and Organic, Ranch-Raised Salvadoran Lizard

A pupusa is a Salvadoran dish, somewhere between a pancake and a dumpling, which consists of a rice or corn flour shell filled generously with things like cheese, beans, chicharrones, vegetables, or some combination of these. When prepared well, it is one READ MORE

Awesome Falafel at Sabra Grill

Sabra Grill makes delicious falafel–they even measure and fry the falafel balls to order, at least when it’s not too busy. The falafel balls are warm, crisp, and flavorful, served on beautiful, pillowy pita bread, with ripe tomatoes and crisp iceberg le READ MORE

The Emerson: Fresh from the Farm in Woodstock

The Emerson at Woodstock is an appealing stop for slightly upscale American dishes with an emphasis on fresh local produce. krissywats reports a wonderful special-occasion dinner highlighted by a faultless strip steak (with Guinness-and-onion sauce) and READ MORE

Gino: Stellar Chopped Salad and Other Classics

Gino, a time-capsule Italian restaurant on the Upper East Side, has somehow escaped hound attention–until now. serious says it deserves a try, if for nothing else than its first-rate Gino salad, a delicious chopped salad with beets and capers. ... READ MORE

This Little Piggy Is a Work in Progress

The much-discussed Oinkster, chef Andre Guerrero’s “slow fast food” restaurant, has finally opened in Eagle Rock. Those who beat a path to its door report disappointment with what they get for their money, but portion sizes have reportedly improved. H READ MORE