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Pumpkin Gnocchie

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe

We're demystifying the process of making gnocchi by taking out the most complicated ingredient-- getting your potato exactly right-- and replacing it with sweet, delicious pumpkin. Read more


Your Monday Cup: Our Four Favorite Secret Coffee Shops

More hidden than hip, here's a list of four of the best secret coffee shops we use to hide in fear from our Mondays. Read more


Smorgasburg in Twenty Dollars or Less: Week Three

Week Three of my ongoing, thrifty Smorgasburg coverage. Read more

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How to Make Homemade Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker

In this article, we'll teach you how to make homemade ice cream without an ice cream maker. Read more

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The Ultimate Thinking Man's Guide to the Controversial Burger King Bacon Sundae

Foodies, Freudians, and Wharton Professors: lend me your ears! Read more


Super Easy Homemade Tuna Sushi Recipe: Deconstructionist Edition

Here's everything you need to know to make super-easy sushi in the comfort of your own home. While a working knowledge of Japanese isn't required for this, it's recommended if you want to feel super authentic! Read more


The Best of New York City's Experimental Food Scene

Make your weekend nice-and-weird with the very best of NYC's Experimental Food Scene. Read more

Bacon Sundae

Fast Food Summer Drinks: The Coldest Menu Items Ever!

Whether it's a Bacon Sundae at Burger King or one of the summer drinks like a Strawberry Lemonade at McDonalds, these are the best, coldest menu items that you can fill your fast food summer with! Read more

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The Three Best Brooklyn Bars with Outdoor Seating

Because so many of us don't have access to rooftops and backyards (or friends with access to those) in this city, we're putting together this list of the three best Brooklyn bars with outdoor seating. Kick back with an ice-cold brew (or an absinthe, if that's more your speed), and enjoy the cool summer wind running through your hair ... Read more

Red Flannel Hash

Cooking for Comics: Scarlet Witch Red Flannel Hash and Matt Fraction's Avengers VS X-Men Round 7 Review

This week, Matt Fraction's Avengers VS X-Men Round 7 leaves you holding the bag, if not your heart; and we're serving up some all-powerful Scarlet Witch Red Flannel Hash to make up for the empty space. Read more


New York City's Three Best Burritos

When it comes to New York City, you're almost literally inundated with choices for where to get your Mexican food. Read more


Everything You Need to Know about Hamburgers

It's summer, and as much as that means eating cold soup and ice cream, it also means standing outside in the heat, above a hot grill, preparing sizzling food. Read more


Smorgasburg in Twenty Dollars or Less: Week Two

Week Two of being thrifty and getting some delicious foodstuffs at Smorgasburg. Read more


Restaurant Review: Philippine Cuisine Gets Rockstar Treatment at "Maharlika"

Well, everyone, I think I speak for all of my hungry ancestors and hungry kinfolk when I say that it's about time that the under-represented Philippine population of New York City got a trendy restaurant in there. Read more

Ice Cream Maker

The Best Three Ice Cream Makers

Because not all scoops are created equal. Read more


No More iPhone Gratuity Apps! The Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Tipping

Here's everything you need to know to make the correct decision on how much to tip a waiter at a restaurant, your bartender, your delivery person, or your barista at a coffee shop. Read more

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Lana Del Rey Likes Food, Too: The Five Best Pop Songs about Eating

Here are our five favorite songs with big, famous food moments. Read more

Baked Phoenix

Cooks, Cocktails, and Comics Reviews: Baked Phoenix, X-Men Legacy # 269, and Wolverine and the X-Men # 12

In the spirit of Anthony Bourdain's "Get Jiro!" we're going to be celebrating every middle-of-the-week with a recipe for good eats and cocktails inspired by the new comics we love, hate, hate-to-love, and love-to-hate. This week, in celebration of the bombastically idiotic and undeniably fun Avengers vs. Read more

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Restaurant Review: "Bay Leaf" an Oasis in a Wasteland of Indian Food

Fun Fact: It's not just Egg. There are other wonderful restaurants on the bustling corner of Bedford Avenue and North Fifth St. Read more


Baked Apples with Cinnamon Red-Hot Candies

This is my variation on a baked apples recipe that I stumbled across some time ago. The most genius part of it is where it gets most of its flavor from: cinnamon red hot candies that melt to perfection, in the oven, into the apples. If that doesn't get your mouth watering, we don't know what will. Read more