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First Look: At Tribeca Canvas, Masaharu Morimoto Does Comfort Food

Masaharu Morimoto is one of the biggest names in Japanese cuisine. The owner of more than five eponymous restaurants, he has also become a veritable celebrity through his appearances on Iron Chef and Iron Chef America. So the fact that Morimoto opened a restaurant with a menu of Western comfort food in Tribeca a month ago is a bit out of left field. Still, there are Morimoto twists to every classic American dish that Tribeca Canvas offers. More

21 Recipes for Holiday Party Hors d'oeuvres

Hors d'oeuvres are one of the best parts about holiday parties. They're so often cheesy and accompanied by a spirited drink. You can eat them and eat them and eat them and technically, you have not eaten yet. You can spend an hour hovering around a cheese dip, trying to see if there is anything that doesn't improve by being dunked in the gooey stuff. Find meaty bites, salty snacks, and more cheesy dips here. More

We Try The New Flavors of Red Bull

Starting this March, Red Bull will no longer just come in its original flavor, but will also come in cranberry, lime, and blueberry. The new roll out, which they're calling The Red Edition, The Blue Edition, and the Silver Edition, does nothing to answer the original question—what is regular Red Bull flavor? We may never know, and we probably don't want to. More

Potatoes! 36 Potato Recipes We Love

Potatoes: they're always hanging around. At least, I never remember buying any but then always seem to have at least five in my kitchen (what's with that?). I'm going to go ahead and assume this happens to other people too. They're sort of the plain janes of root veggies but that's a good thing, because they're versatile, and they're a gluten-free starch (important for some). More

Cranberry Sauce! 5 Different Recipes

Cranberry sauce is my favorite part of Thanksgiving. (Anyone else?) Tart and delicious, it holds the Thanksgiving meal together. The gorgeous red-maroon hue brightens the otherwise brownish plate, and its refreshing flavor improves just about everything it touches. Look here for 5 different ways to make a saucy cranberry side. More

Thanksgiving Sides: 12 Soup Recipes

Soups aren't necessarily a Thanksgiving standard, but maybe they should be. After all, they can be made ahead of time and store well, and they give dinner a structured quality, which Thanksgiving could use, at least in my house where the feast always has a crazed, mad-dash-for-the-turkey kind of energy. We've gathered up some of our favorites: squash and apple soup, celeriac soup with gruyere, pistachio and parsnip soup, and more. More

NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

Good point. It was going to be on the list, but it's sold out!