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Birds of a Feather – Yakitori Totto Hatches Torys

If you like Totto, you’ll like Torys. New York’s favorite yakitori-ya has spawned an East Side twin, taking over the upstairs space briefly occupied by Tori-gen.

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The Faux-Hostess With the Mostest

Cupcakes from Dainties knocked FoodieMcFood for a loop. Dark chocolate with ganache frosting and a shot of whipped cream inside and on top make them like the Hostess cakes of childhood, but so, so much better.

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Jewish Penicillin – It’s for All of Us

Kreplach soup at Solley’s in Sherman Oaks has excellent dumplings of good thick dough filled with well-spiced beef, says bglicklich.

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Keeping the Heat in Your Meat

Many recipes instruct you to remove meat from a pan and “keep it warm” while you deglaze the pan to make a sauce, or take other steps and add the meat back to the dish in progress.

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So Many Ways with Fresh Dill

Fresh dill works with any number of foods. It’s a great complement to fish, chicken, and potatoes, but also works well with many other vegetables.

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Cornish Game Hen

The true Cornish game hen is a crossbreed that results in a small-sized chicken.

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Elusive Altoids

Chocolate Altoids seem to appear and disappear from the stores. KJC got hooked on them…until they disappeared.

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The UK’s Tummy Troubles

Almost half of UK residents have some form of food intolerance, the Independent reports—but diagnosing the problem is still a long and difficult process.

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Killing Our Dreams

It turns out that owning your own craft brewery is a great way to have job satisfaction but a lousy way to make a buck.

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Is That a T-Bone in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

Longing for steak on a hamburger budget? More and more folks are taking the five-finger discount, reports Slate.

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When Hunger Strikes

A little crunch, a little salt, a little sugar: These are the snacks we reach for.

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Top Martyr

The gossip and fur continue to fly as more Top Chef contestants talk to the press.

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Pork, Asian Burritos, and Raw Defiance

New York magazine has an utterly delightful story this week about David Chang, the proprietor of Momofuku Noodle Bar. Its opening anecdote paints a striking picture of a chef at war … with uppity vegetarians.

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Exquisite Gelatin Cakes

There are beautifully decorated gelatin cakes to be had from Princesse Bakery, says S U. Each layer is a different flavor–cream, espresso, chocolate–and the flavors are whispered essences, bold enough to satisfy, yet delicate.

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Creations Dessert House

Dave MP likes Creations Dessert House for the #52, sago with fresh mango juice and coconut, the perfect mochi dough, and the sweet balls with peanut and sesame paste, served warm.

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At Olive Tree, Lamb Shwarma Worth Waiting for

Olive Tree Cafe grills killer lamb shwarma, says Peter Cherches–but not all the time.

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David’s Dairy Treat: They Couldn’t Believe it Was Yogurt

David’s makes fresh, delicious, deceptively creamy black raspberry yogurt. “We actually thought for years it was ice cream!” confesses potbelliedkiln.

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Go for the Pastries, Stay for Lunch

Rubio’s Bakery may look like an unassuming panaderia, but this Guatemalan place has a ton of tasty-looking hot dishes too: chicken stew, pupusas, tamales studded with slivered vegetables, stewed beef and fried chicken.

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Magic Wok’s Miraculous Return

Filipino restaurant Magic Wok has reopened after a strip-mall fire, just in time for the new year, and it’s as good as ever, says elmomonster.

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Cheese Fondue Fun

There are plenty of great things to dip in a cheese fondue beyond cubes of French bread.

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Say Aloha at the Bar

When you want Hawaiian-style cocktails, but aren’t in the mood for sweet slushy fruit-based drinks, try out these libations.

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