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Chowhounds Find the Best Fried Rice in New York

Many Chowhounds think of fried rice as a homey combo of leftover rice and whatever’s in the fridge. But the diverse variations served at restaurants nowadays prompt a rethinking of

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The Best Spots for Oysters in San Francisco

With the news last week that Drakes Bay Oyster Company, which produces 40 percent of the oysters grown in California, will have to cease operations at its farm in Point

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The Best Tamales in Los Angeles

Tamales are celebration food in Mexico and Central America, so it’s no surprise that as the holidays approach, Angelenos’ desire to find the best heats up. Fortunately, Los Angeles has

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Chowhound’s Top 10 Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving is a holiday of plenty, leaving most of us with food to spare when Thursday’s feasting is done. It’s easy enough to just eat a second Thanksgiving meal, but

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New York’s Best Chicken and Waffles

Fried chicken and waffles, a soul food classic most likely popularized in the rural South, just couldn’t be kept down on the farm. Over the decades it’s migrated to urban

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Chowhounds Pick the Best Banh Mi Sandwiches in San Jose

Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches are a quick, inexpensive meal that relies on the quality of a few ingredients: lightly pickled vegetables, grilled or roasted meats, pâté, and shatteringly crisp French

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Seattle’s Best Teriyaki Shops

Teriyaki is everywhere in Seattle. That’s not surprising, since Seattle’s the birthplace of American teriyaki, an adaptation of Japanese yakitori featuring a soy glaze heavily sweetened with sugar instead of

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LA Koreatown’s Best Spots for BBQ

Koreatown in Los Angeles is one of the densest urban areas in the United States. It’s packed with people, coffee shops, designer boutiques, markets, and nightclubs, but the restaurants—some of

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New York’s Best Falafel

New York is deep in first-class falafel, from trucks, takeout dives, Israeli-style lunch counters, and homey Lebanese kitchens, among other places. Here’s an alphabetical list of some of Chowhounds’ favorite

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Portland’s Best Doughnuts

Did the Great Recession help the doughnut’s rise? These days, a $3 “gourmet” doughnut can be an affordable luxury for an underemployed hipster or a family on a budget. Whatever

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Chicago’s Best Hot Dogs

It’s not even close, America—Chicago is the nation’s hot dog capital. Here, it’s an all-beef wiener with a snappy natural casing, buried under a virtual salad of ingredients, all topped

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NYC’s Best Asian Chicken Wings

Check out these nine spots in New York City where the Asian-style chicken wings rule, according to buzz on the Manhattan and Outer Boroughs Chowhound boards. We’ve listed them in

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Austin’s Best BBQ Joints

When it comes to barbecue in Austin, the only thing Chowhounds can agree on is that anyone wanting to find the best should leave time to try as many spots

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San Francisco’s Best Beer Bars

San Francisco is one of America’s best cities for draining a pint. Here, in alphabetical order, is a list of Bay Area craft beer places Chowhounds are talking about. Visit

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LA’s Best Spots for Ramen

Here, in alphabetical order, are nine ramen shops generating excitement recently on Chowhound. What are the places where you like to slurp? Jump into a discussion on the Los Angeles

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New York City’s Best Ice Cream Shops

In this sweltering summer, New Yorkers are naturally chilling with ice cream. Here’s the scoop on nine New York ice cream spots, listed alphabetically, that CHOW readers have mentioned in

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London’s Best Pubs

Pubs are everywhere in the host city of the 2012 Summer Olympics: They’re meeting spots for friends, destinations for evening meals and Sunday roasts, and great places to sample the

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San Francisco’s Best Ice Cream

For a city that rarely gets hot, San Francisco offers plenty of places to cool down with ice cream. If there’s one generalization about frozen treats in this foggy town,

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Boston’s Best Lobster Rolls

Like a lot of us who live nowhere near New England, Chowhounds in Greater Boston are passionate about summer’s quintessential shore food, the lobster roll: succulent hunks of the clawed

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