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Momofuku Ssam Bar: Korean-Accented Wraps in the East Village

Anyone who’s ever rolled a lettuce leaf around a bite of Korean barbecued meat will recognize the idea behind Momofuku Ssam Bar, which serves burrito-like wraps in thin pancakes. Like its popular sister restaurant, Momofuku Noodle Bar, the month-old S

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More Banh Mi for Brooklyn; and Other New York News

Nicky’s, the Vietnamese sandwich place in the East Village, has come to Brooklyn–or, actually, back to Brooklyn; its owners once ran the late, lamented An Dong. The new Boerum Hill shop comes through with a first-rate “classic” sandwich (pate, ham, grou

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Pineapple-Infused Vodka

Making your own pineapple-flavored vodka is super easy, and yields a huge payoff in deliciousness. Here’s how: peel a pineapple, cut it into eighths, and put it into a large sterilized jar (or two quart-size Mason jars). ...

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Roasting a Moist Turkey Breast

You can roast a whole bone-in, skin-on turkey breast and get wonderfully moist meat–moister than you’d likely get if roasting a whole bird. Most chowhounds advocate brining or using a kosher bird (the koshering process has a similar effect to brinin

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Snail Mail

Candy reports that iGourmet has mail-order canned escargots. They’re imported from Burgundy, already cooked and ready to serve. ...

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Hole in One of a Hot Dog

Penmar’s Golf Course’s Coffee Shop makes one of the best hot dogs in town. It’s grilled to perfection, with a bun cooked golden on the griddle, and all the condiments you can handle. ...

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Beverly Hills Kosher French Cafe

Cow Jumped Over the Moon is a kosher dairy restaurant disguised as an ultra-cute French caf

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Canned Cheese and Butter!

There is good canned cheese and canned butter in this world. Really. So if you need some canned cheese for some reason–like you’re traveling in high heat, or you want some canned cheese for your pantry, try these: ...

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Romance, eGullet style

What happens when two food-obsessed eGullet members fall in love? They spend a week eating their way through Seattle, they prepare dinner for friends, they even challenge each other to an Iron Chef-style cook off. And they blog the whole thing.

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Hooray for Superficially Attractive Female TV Chefs!

Details is “sizing up the most fetching domestic goddesses currently on the small screen,” and damned if they’re not contributing to the destruction of Western culture in the process.

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Make Your Own Soda Pop

How to brew homemade ginger beer and root beer.

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Your Sassafras Has Been Neutered

Sassafras contains safrole, a believed carcinogen -- so it's unlikely that you'll find any in your root beer.

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They’re Just Like Us!

Can you get any room service you desire? Well, if you’re Jay-Z and you want red M&Ms (and only red M&Ms), the answer is an emphatic “yes!”

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Art of the Shock-tail

Bacon-infused vodka martinis, rum and steak sauce -- has it really come to this?

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In Forbes, Veritas

Forbes has posted a clever online slide show about how to order wine for a business dinner.

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Wrong on So Many Levels

At Six Flags theme parks next month, you can eat a bug to jump to the head of any line.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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-

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