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Cook the Book: The 'Roberta's' Cookbook

A chocolate cake with the flavors of Thai green curry - curry paste, coconut milk, kaffir lime, and Thai bird chiles. It was delicious!

Speckenwolf Pizza With Mozzarella, Oregano, Onion, Mushroom, and Speck From 'Roberta's'

A chocolate cake with the flavors of Thai green curry - curry paste, coconut milk, kaffir lime, and Thai bird chiles. It was delicious!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: The Baking Steel

A solid classic Margherita is my all-time favorite - although the pies at Roberta's are all amazing!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: High Road Ice Cream 6-Pack

Masala chai (i.e., black tea + spices, not just the spices!) with chunks of shortbread cookies. Perhaps I shall make some this weekend!

A Sandwich a Day: Haloumi Cheese at Tiny's Giant Sandwich Shop

I think you mean "animal protein" - cheese, especially halloumi, is a good source of protein. I'm tired of people using the word "protein" to mean meat/fish/poultry.

Paulie Gee to Open a Baltimore Location with 'Pizzablogger'

Gives me one more reason to move back to Baltimore, and a perfect dinner spot for when I visit my brother there.

Win Pop Chart Lab's 'Breweries of the United States' Poster

I saw this poster the other day and have been thinking about it since! I can't pick one favorite local brewery, so I'll pick two: Sixpoint and Blue Point.

Win Two Extra Mooga Tickets to the Great GoogaMooga

Eating a Roberta's pizza while watching Hall and Oates. Yes please.

A Sandwich A Day: Beet Burger at Apartment 138

You must have gone on a rare good day. I've lived near Apt 138 for years and have had this burger several times - it always falls apart and isn't really seasoned. I'd much rather make a gardenburger at home. Haven't been to Burger on Smith yet, but I hope it's good - this neighborhood desperately needs a great veggie burger!

Jim Lahey's No Knead Pizza with Broccoli Rabe, Garlic, Ginger, and Thai Chilis

I made this for dinner tonight and it was SO GOOD. I've used Lahey's no-knead pizza dough recipe before and it rocks, but the toppings on this pie were killer.

Food at the Sweetlife Festival: Serious Eats Muffuletta and Serious Sweets from Bouchon Bakery, Momofuku Milk Bar

I love US Royalty, their song "Louisiana Spell" actually just came on my iPod as I was walking in the front door...

Beyond Curry: Potato Bhaaji

There are so many things wrong here.

First of all, there is no such language as "Indian" and therefore there are no dialects of this non-existent language - many different languages are spoken in India.

Potato bhaaji and bhaji are very different things. The former is a curried vegetable dish and the latter is fried slices of potatoes, as pictured in the photo above. Masala dosa - which is two words - is filled with the former, not the latter, and South Indians would never call it bhaaji, anyhow.

Does anyone fact check or edit these posts?

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Dale Talde's Downtown Brooklyn (and Surrounding Area)

I've definitely seen Dale around the neighborhood (I live in Cobble Hill).

BTW, this area in the map isn't downtown Brooklyn, it's Boerum Hill.

Drinking in Season: Blood Orange Flip

Don't flips traditionally contain the whole egg?

That aside....this is nearly identical to what I made for myself on Friday evening after coming home from work, except I used brown sugar syrup in place of honey. Sort of like an amped up old-fashioned. And yes, it was delicious, as I'm sure your version is, too!

Cheap Eats: Five Great Italian Snacks On Court Street

The panelle at Brucie has nothing on the one at Ferdinando's Focacceria, a real Carroll Gardens classic a few blocks over at Union and Hicks - and it's nearly half the price ($5).

Indian Restaurant in Jackson Heights, NY

Rajbhog all the way. It's a casual and inexpensive small steam table type place, but they have great chaats (I LOVE their papri chaat and their samosas are very good, too) and a rotating selection of vegetable dishes, some of which are total misses and some of which are decent and better.

Although if you aren't set on Jackson Heights, I strongly suggest you go to the canteen at the Hindu temple in Queens. They have the best South Indian food in the city, and that assertion is backed by my mom and many other South Indian women!

Behind The Scenes: Caracas Arepa Bar

I love Caracas Arepas Bar and this slide show has created an insatiable urge to go there for dinner tonight. So much for eating at home tonight!