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Chain Reaction: We Try the Dunkin' Donuts Eggs Benedict Sandwich

Tried one of these yesterday. Ham at DD is already a risky proposition to me - stuff is preeeeeetty slimy.

That sauce though... I knew something was wrong when I saw it applied with an ice cream scoop.

Never. Again.

What's Your Biggest Gripe About New York Restaurants?

Tapas that isn't priced like tapas.

What's Your Biggest Gripe About New York Restaurants?

The Food Lab: How to Make a Turkey, Bacon, and Broccoli Rabe Shooter's-Style Sandwich

@zakelwe if you pressed a smoked salmon and egg sandwich overnight at room temperature, the only thing you'd be hunting for the next day is the bathroom.

Are Shooter's Sandwiches Really Worth a Damn?

Alright so don't... make it while you're on the trail?
Have you never gone on a single-day hike?

The number of times I've gone up Greylock in an afternoon...
I can throw a rock from my cubicle and hit 4 people who went to school in the Pioneer Valley or the Berkshires, myself included.

Are Shooter's Sandwiches Really Worth a Damn?

Functionality is a big part of this sandwich. I've taken many a meal hiking and this would be a pretty perfect one. I'll bet some sort of crunchy, acidic side would be helpful. A little HP or A-1 wouldn't hurt either: another argument against using top-quality steaks.

Does Mission Cantina Make the Best Burritos in NYC?

I've had some tasty burritos that were entirely derailed by poor construction and uneven distribution of fillings. It's gotta taste good, but engineering counts too!

A Tour of the East Village's Borscht Belt Restaurants and Lunch Counters

If I ever hit the lotto, I'm buying that building Stage is in and giving it to that family gratis. 5 more years? Say it ain't so!

Vegan: Crispy Smoked Mushroom "Bacon"

Dude.... this on a pizza with other roasted mushrooms in thyme and butter and maybe some pecorino?

Vegan: Crispy Smoked Mushroom "Bacon"

This is fantastic. Would love to toss these on top of a bowl of pasta, or even into some party mix.

Emmett's Does Not Serve the Chicago Deep Dish You're Looking For

Aw man bummer. I wonder how it would be if the sausage were improved and they weren't always in the weeds.

Where Do You Take Out of Towners in New York?

Stage Restaurant
Nom Wah
Zabar's

The Best Valentine's Day Giveaway Ever: Lobel's 4" Prime Dry-Aged Heart Shaped Steaks for Two

Hot skillet, loads of garlic and really good butter.
Macallan neat to pair.

What's New York's Best Shawarma?

I always go for crisp edges, and with the right amount of good pickles and sauce, juicy meat isn't really my main concern.

What's the Weirdest Ice Cream Flavor You've Ever Tried?

Local asparagus ice cream at Flayvors of Cook Farm in Hadley, MA.
Very weird, very tasty.

Tell Us About Your Favorite Uptown Restaurants

Low east 60's coverage would just about make my day (and lunch hour).

Tell Us About Your Favorite Uptown Restaurants

Interestingly enough, Russ & Daughters has an 11:1 article advantage of Zabar's. Go figure.

Tell Us About Your Favorite Uptown Restaurants

@Niko I do remember that article! I guess I'm just surprised that out of all the great stuff they carry and for all their history, the baked goods are what SE is focusing on. They were never a central part of the experience for me or my family like the smoked fish was.

Tell Us About Your Favorite Uptown Restaurants

Not a restaurant per se, but I would love to see you guys cover Zabar's on the UWS more. I've been going there with my parents since I was in the womb and one or two of the guys behind the fish counter (especially Jerry) are like icons of old New York to me. Fabulous coffee and rugelach, insane cheese counter, etc.

I remember going in between Christmas and New Years and you couldn't walk for all the old-timers buying sturgeon and caviar.

I Love Stewy/Saucy Things With Rice. Do You?

Sometimes I make soups that end up way too chunky the next day (because I'm a broth hog). I take the leftovers to work and put them over white rice and it's almost better than fresh.

Where Do You Eat Alone in New York?

I like getting congee by myself. Much more relaxing to not have to explain it to the uninitiated.

I'll sit at the counter at Stage Restaurant or B&H Dairy any time.
Ramen by yourself is pretty great too, because you can slurp without worrying about spotting your shirt.

Bacon, Cheese, and Scallion Waffles

How about a Hot Brown waffle?

Samosa Waffle?

The Designer Behind the Dishware: Meet the Creator of Eleven Madison Park and NoMad's Plates

Good that he mentioned "in America" in that last quote.

Everybody knows the luckiest Potter in the world is Harry.

Cafe Nadery's Persian Rice Comes Fully Loaded

Ditto Ravenous

The whole "picking off the chicken" thing was an immediate "Nope!" for me.
I don't doubt that it is huge, but for that money I want it executed right.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Thermapen Thermometer

Candy-Making Supplies in NYC??

Hey Folks,

Just wondering if anybody had any tips on finding candy-making supplies in NYC.

I'm looking to make gummi bears, so any gummi candy making tips are also much appreciated.
Possible flavors (so far) include:
- Hot Toddy
- Ginger Beer
- Pandan
- Cassis

Thanks!

Dinner in NYC worth saving up for

Hi Friends,

I've never had a tasting menu or eaten at any of NYC's more... aggressively priced eateries. I'm starting to save a few bucks out of each paycheck to go eat a world-class meal at some point next year. It doesn't have to be a Le Bernardin or a Marea, but definitely a splurge.

If you had to pick JUST ONE lunch or dinner to save up for, what would it be?

(Relatively) Reasonably Priced Omakase?

My girlfriend LOVES sushi, but has never gotten to experience an omakase dinner.
Her birthday is coming up and I want to deliver on this particular meal, thereby winning the Boyfriend of the Year award, but I don't have the means to go to someplace like Yasuda.

Where can I find a good omakase without bringing a chest of gold dubloons? What should I expect to pay?

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