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Picking the Perfect Mango

Atkins mangoes are tough, resistant to all disease, easy to grow year around, and are also stringy and basically tasteless. READ MORE

Must I Refuse Free Booze?

What should you do if a stranger buys you a drink and you don't want it? READ MORE

Bacon, Bacon Everywhere

Bacon mints! Eeew eeew eeew! CandyAddict tries a candy in truly bad taste. READ MORE

Deck the Hall

Diamonds are a chef’s best friend, according to the newly loaded (and decked-out) Ilan Hall. READ MORE

A Culinary Getaway to Achewood, California

The online comic Achewood brings The Al Qaeda Cookbook to its readers this week. READ MORE

Adopted by Fijians, Moved by Koreans, and a Defense of Apple Pan

It’s showtime at Fiji Market (10305 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California; 310-559-9218). READ MORE

In Defense of the Cookbook

Will blogs kill the cookbook industry? Salon ponders a Joyless world. READ MORE

No Greens for Me

We’ve all heard that pregnant women crave odd edibles, from pickle-and-ice-cream sundaes to nonfoods like dirt or chalk—but perhaps just as often moms-to-be are grossed out by perfectly delicious, nutritious eats. READ MORE

A Vantage on Vintage

Paul Blow

Vertical tastings can reveal mysteries about a wine. READ MORE

Maps and Mash

Google maps plus food equals a cartographic cornucopia. READ MORE