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This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

I don't know if anyone will respond to this, but I am desperately seeking that donut dog bed for my pup! Anyone know where I can get one in NYC? The internet was no help.

Win Two Tickets to the Great Steak Debate, September 15th

Since I haven't been to Peter Luger, the Strip Steak at Club A is phenomenal.

Win Two VIP Tickets to the Vendy Awards, September 7th

If you're lost you can look and you will find me... Taim after Taim.

Win Two Tickets to the Big Cheesy, March 23rd and 24th

Earl's Beer and Cheese: Kimchi and pork belly. Need I say more?

Win Two Tickets to the Fourth Annual Latke Festival at BAM, Monday December 10th

Cooked by my Jewish grandma, aka no food processors in sight — hand-shredded potatoes means more love and time put in to make them delicious!

Win Two Tickets to Plate by Plate on October 5th

I'm probably in the minority here, but Ilili!

Win Two VIP Tickets to Let Us Eat Local on October 3rd

This summer, it's been a myriad of different-colored asparagus! I feel like every time I stop by the green market, there's something new popping up. I'm obsessed with short-season veggies like ramps and fiddleheads, but my go-to produce includes corn, avocados, and various fruit for summer sangria!

Win Two VIP Tickets to the 2012 Vendy Awards on Saturday, September 15th

I desperately miss working in Midtown — mostly for Kwik Meal! Dreaming of their Kati rolls (even though Biryani was just one block away.)

Taste Test: Every Flavor of Chobani Greek Yogurt

I love Chobani, but the thing that excited me most about this post was Wegmans. I'm from upstate New York, and it was a big part of my lifestyle growing up. I mapped it, and from my UES apartment, it's an hour drive. Is that how you two trekked out there?

AHT Giveaway: Tickets to Thrillist's East Village Beer & Burger Crawl, May 19

I don't have a sweet tooth, but that Fried Chicken Luther from D.C.? I could get behind that. Replace the chicken with a medium-rare burger, add a ridiculous amount of cheese -- and hell, maybe some bacon jam? -- with no vegetables. Straight-up meat and bread.

AHT Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

Manning the grill for my late grandfather while he whipped together awesome condiments and sides.

Sugar Rush: Frosting and Cookie Dough at Butter Lane Cupcakes

Did you meant to type "worth nothing" or "worth nothing"? It completely changes if I should bolt down there or not!

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Michael Lomonaco's Upper East Side

This is the neighborhood guide I've been waiting for! Finally -- my actual UES neighborhood.

Cook the Book: 'The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook'

Betty's ridiculous international dinner party!

Super Bowl Giveaway: The RUB BBQ Wings vs. Ribs Giveaway

It's never going to happen, but I'm going to throw a TIE out there because I'm clearly not an avid football fan. 23-23!

Brunch or Lunch on the UES (80s/90s b/t 2nd and Lex)?

Thank you! I've read about almost all of these places, but have yet to check them out. Also, this talk post was featured on the SE:NY homepage today! So double thank you for reading and responding.

Brunch or Lunch on the UES (80s/90s b/t 2nd and Lex)?

Thanks! I've brunched on the UWS before, but I'm trying to find a nice place in my neighborhood to take family. Thanks for the suggestions, everyone!

Super Bowl Giveaway: California Avocado Gift Box for Guacamole-Making

Lately, it's been atop roasted salmon, lightly seasoned with lemon, salt, and pepper. Sometimes on a salad, sometimes over rice. The possibilities are endless!