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What's Your Favorite Sushi in NYC?

My two most memorable experiences would be at Sushi Zen and Gari (original). The quality of the fish was impeccable, the presentation artistic, and the atmosphere warm and welcoming...

When Only Wonder Will Do: The Best White Breads in NYC

Chiffon (Brooklyn) has a light, toothsome loaf - very good toasted.

Enter Our NYC Ramen Map Giveaway and Never Go Without Noodles Again

Minca is a good downtown choice, but I would travel for Totto.

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

Look... I accept the fact that there are many fine food purveyors out there, but no one can compare to The Arepa Lady. The arepas are remarkable and she is a welcoming, good-hearted presence.

Open Thread: What's the Best Ice Cream in NYC?

Since it opened, there has been nothing - flavor to flavor - that is better than the Lab!

Win Two Tickets to the Lucky Rice Grand Feast, May 3rd

I'm going to keep it in Queens - Lamb Noodle Soup in Golden Mall, Biang, Cana for Korean, and Shanghai 33 for soup dumplings and lion's head..

Win a Copy of the Korean Restaurant Guide of New York

Cana is easily my favorite - the food is terrific and you are treated as though you are visiting in someone's home.

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

A little onion, salt and pepper, starchy potato (squeezed dry) - all helpful. BUT the most important is to fry them in chicken fat if possible!!

Win Tickets To Edible's 'How to Slice It'

Deboned chicken - once to stuff it Italian style with Parmesean, herbs, sausage and once to stuff it Chinese style with rice, mushrooms, ginger, and - of course - sausage.

Win Tickets to the 3rd Annual Latke Festival at BAM, December 19

Has to be my grandmother's... on my father's side, of course!

Giveaway: Win a Free All-Natural Bell & Evans Turkey from Pat LaFrieda

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Bacon - an undisputed winner...

Win Tickets to Plate by Plate, October 14th

I'ld have to go with 15 East just edging out Blue Smoke and Spot...

Win Tickets to 'Singapore Takeout', September 17

For sure - chicken rice and laksa, lots o' laksa

Win Tickets To the "Asian Feastival" in Queens This Labor Day

Very... VERY difficult - so many noodles, so hard to decide... I'll lean toward Vietnamese.

Poll: Do You Care About Cupcakes?

Enough already with cupcakes! We should be turning our attention to more meaningful concerns... like PIE!

Win NYC Food Film Festival Tickets to Brad Farmerie's Southeast Asian Street Food Market

I'll have to go with Pho over crispy pata... my cardiologist doesn't object to Pho.

Bring On The Ice Cream!

Il laboratorio del gelato - warm weather, cold weather, dry weather, wet weather... weather or not!


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