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Staff Picks: 9 Lamb Dishes We Love in New York

Spring means many things in this city, like the real deal arrival of warm weather—and tourists that come with it. In the food world, it also means the markets are bursting peas (!), asparagus (!!), and—yup—ramps. But Spring also means lamb. Tender, grassy, succulent lamb that we really just can't get enough of, whether it's ground into burgers, braised to serve with pasta, or shredded into a nice, refreshing lamb face salad. Here are nine lambs we love in New York. We're sure you'll love them too. More

Stocking Your Home Bar: Bourbon Advice from the Experts

In my dream world, I'd have a perfectly stocked home bar with every bottle from Aperol to Zwack. And most importantly, I'd have a great selection of whiskey. But those of us with limited space and limited funds must choose wisely. What's the best bourbon to buy for drinking at home? Is there an expert-approved affordable brand? I called up a few experts to get their advice. More

Apps Only: Char No. 4

Editor's note: In "Apps Only," Ben Fishner will be eating his way through New York's appetizer, bar, and lounge menus as your guide to fine dining on a budget. He blogs at Ben Cooks Everything. Smoked brisket sandwich with... More

Profile of Matt Greco, Char No. 4

Lamb pastrami, one of our favorite Greco creations. [Photo: Robyn Lee] Author Andrew Friedman just launched a new blog, Toqueland, that's a little more chef-driven and industry-focused than others out there. He starts out with a great profile—Matt Greco,... More

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