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Got Goiter?

Americans are eating more fancy salt-- like kosher salt, sea salt, and fleur de sel -- that don't contain iodine, and less table salt, like Morton's, which is typically fortified with iodine. READ MORE

Snack Attack at 20,000 Feet

Now you don’t have to wait until the plane lands at the airport to satisfy your craving for overpriced junk food —you can buy it right on the flight. READ MORE

How to Make a Pastry Chef Happy

Make a reservation at a swank restaurant but not for dinner—for dessert only. No special occasion, you just want to come in for dessert. Then sit back and let the pastry chef work his magic. READ MORE

El Artesano: Cubano Mastery in Union City, NJ

The Cuban sandwich at El Artesano has it all: Bolo ham, a generous slice of pork shoulder, silky Swiss cheese, and a razor-thin slice of pickle, all tucked into fresh-baked Cuban-style bread that’s “pressed with love so it’s almost all an ethereal, light, READ MORE

Taxi Brousse

Did you know there’s awesome Senegalese food in Albany? Did you know there was any Senegalese food in Albany? Well there is, at Taxi Brousse. It’s worth stopping in for beautifully spiced, tender, bone-suckingly-good lamb dibi, or sweet-onion-and-mustard- READ MORE

Le Retro

Ceramic cherubs, painted leather shields, and landscapes of Provence apparently painted by your Aunt Kathy are all part of what make La Bergerie surreal and enjoyable. It is not haute cuisine. It is not cutting edge. It tastes the way “fancy” French food READ MORE

Good Night, Uovo, and Other Manhattan Casualties

Uovo, an inventive Mediterranean-inspired spot, closed this month after a run of a little over a year. Devotees miss its simple but intense flavors, house-smoked meats, and deft hand with vegetables, among other things. ... READ MORE

Outstanding Omakase Lunch at Kiriko

Kiriko has great weekday lunch offerings. $30 for a small lunch–ten pieces of sushi, a roll, soup, salad, and ice cream–might seem a bit pricey, but it’s actually a great deal, given the quality of the fish they serve. ... READ MORE

Sacrilegious Yet Surprisingly Top-Notch Tortilla Soups

Some of the best tortilla soups in town might be lurking right under your nose… Loteria in the farmers’ market servers up huge bowls of amazing tortilla soup, Foodie5 reports. ... READ MORE

What to Do with Apple Butter?

There’s no butter in apple butter–it’s just apples cooked way, way down with some sugar or cider to a concentrated form of the apple’s goodness. It’s delicious spooned right out of the jar, or slathered on biscuits or toast. Or, try these inventive opti READ MORE