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What Can You Learn from TV?

Bill Buford consumes 72 hours of the Food Network and becomes slightly bilious. READ MORE

Hamburger Toppings with a Twist

The Twisted Burger plays it straight with the meat, turning out a solid, classic hamburger, says Quetzal. The twists are in the thirty-plus toppings. Two popular choices are the Vermonter (Vermont cheddar and grilled apple) and the Blue Pig (bacon and b READ MORE

The Dumpling Manifesto

Writer Tim Wu furiously attacked lousy dumplings in Slate yesterday—and good on him for doing so. READ MORE

Super Fried Fish at Brooklyn’s Liman

The Turkish seafood house Liman is best known for simple, beautifully grilled fish, but its fried stuff also kills. If St. Peter’s Fish (more commonly, tilapia) is on the menu, get it–and ask for it deep-fried in garlic oil. ... READ MORE

Sizzlingly Great Steak Sandwiches

Musso & Frank has a killer open-faced steak sandwich on its menu with an equally killer price of $27. For a more modest $11, Nook Bistro’s ancho-rubbed flat iron steak sandwich with grilled onions sizzles. ... READ MORE

No Hassle Burgers on the Westside

Where can you go for an fantastic sit-down burger at peak hours without the hassle of a big crowd? Arsenal makes a pretty damn good Kobe beef burger, wilafur declares. ... READ MORE

Honey Curry Burritos

The special burrito menu at Hot Shop is exciting, though perhaps offensive to sticklers for authenticity. But sticklers for authenticity probably wouldn’t be reading a Chow Digest entry called “Honey Curry Burritos,” now would they? ... READ MORE

The 22nd Best Ramen In Town

There’s a new upstart in the much-contested 22nd-place spot on Melanie Wong’s rankings of ramen for the Bay Area. Kumako specializes in New York-style ramen, using a lighter and spicier stock than what you might be used to. ... READ MORE

Chocolate Malted Cake

This chocolate malted cake is Divamac’s favorite–she says it tastes just like a giant Whopper! ... READ MORE

Pizza Reheating Tip

If you like your pizza crust crisp and its top gooey, then don’t reheat your slices in the even. Yes, Virginia, even if you have a pizza stone, skip the oven, says Chas. ... READ MORE