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New Beer Store and Tasting Room

City Beer is a newly opened beer store and tasting room unlike any other beer store around. READ MORE

Hawaiian Food Dream Factory

The cook at Aloha Food Factory says he can make anything you want. Anything? READ MORE

Hawaiian Shave Ice

True Hawaiian shave ice can be tough to find on the mainland. Key ingredients: good ice cream, adzuki (sweet red) beans, house-made syrup (and a variety of choices), and powdery, properly shaved ice. READ MORE

Fish Balls Fuzhou Style and Other Chinatown Bites

Wei Choon Wang makes first-rate fish balls in the Fuzhou style, reports Chandavkl. READ MORE

Cobble Hill Dinner Deals at Chestnut and Caffe Carciofo

More good deals in Cobble Hill, where Chestnut lays out a $25 prix fixe three-course dinner on Tuesdays and Wednesdays that “has to be one of the great bargains in Brooklyn,” suggests Steve R.. READ MORE

Lunch Special at Primorski

There’s a don’t-miss bargain at Primorski in Brighton Beach, which for 25 years has served up hearty Russian and Georgian chow —plus nightly floor shows and free-flowing vodka. READ MORE

Fabulous Tofu Dish

“It’s been a long time (probably the early 1980s) since we’ve been able to utter “Golden Dragon” and “good food” in the same sentence…” notes Chandavkl. READ MORE

Persian in Glendale

Rarely (if ever) mentioned in discussions of Glendale’s stable of Persian and Armenian restaurants is Moon Mart, a small place tucked into a mini-mall. READ MORE

Onion-Saving Secret

Onion cognoscenti offer a neat trick for prolonging freshness (especially with varieties that don’t usually keep so well, such as Vidalias). READ MORE

Carnitas in Your Kitchen

A taqueria lives or dies on its carnitas. They must be nice and crispy outside, moist inside, sufficiently fatty, and full of flavor. The intrepid hound asks: can I make incredible carnitas at home? You bet! READ MORE