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Say Cheese!

Calling all food stylists —Foodography 10, a photo contest for food bloggers, is now open. READ MORE

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Gilt-Free Cooking

CHOW interviews bad-boy chef Paul Liebrandt, recently let go from NYC's Gilt restaurant, now striking out on his own. READ MORE

Fried Chicken, Frozen Custard, and Barbecue

Great fried chicken in Raleigh, authentic frozen custard at the Raleigh Farmer’s Market, and barbecue in East Goldsboro with depth and complexity. READ MORE

Moktoberfest!

CHOW throws our version of Oktoberfest: Moktoberfest! All the great beers, but better food. READ MORE

Garbage Disposal Claims Pristine Image Sullied by Bloody Scene

Sort of sounds like a headline from The Onion, doesn’t it? But it’s not a joke. READ MORE

Food Magazines: Out with the Old?

Have old-school food rags like Gourmet and Food & Wine turned into over-commercialized cheerleaders for the luxe life? The eating readers debate at Chowhound. READ MORE

Viva Sous-Vide!

The controversial French practice of cooking vacuum-sealed food at low temperatures yields stellar results. READ MORE

Apple Fritters with Cointreau Chestnut Milkshake

Bistro 1689 is a nice, French-Californian place that serves things like yummy lamb chops and roast duck breast with roasted figs and spinach, says susancinsf. Entrees are in the $20 range. But the stand-out dish is one of the desserts–perfectly fried, READ MORE

In Park Slope, a Chicken Shwarma Sandwich Deconstructed

Miriam, the self-styled “modern Israeli” place in Park Slope, does something different with chicken shwarma. Grilled chicken strips are arrayed over a toasted pita and served with sauteed spinach, tahini, and amba (Iraqi mango chutney). ... READ MORE

Si-gol-jip Korean B. B. Q. Restaurant

Si-gol-jip is an unassuming, no-name place with a stellar kitchen, says Melanie Wong. Porthos agrees: the food is excellent, the best on El Camino. Stand outside and give it a sniff–the aromas are very inviting, always a good sign. Gool Jun (oyster READ MORE