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Chilies, Noodles, and Lamb: 11 Must-Eat Dishes in Xi'an From the Muslim Quarter and Beyond

@dadamn: I went for lunch!

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Long live pizza cake!

Sweet Cultured Butter and True Buttermilk From 'The Nourished Kitchen'

@Desert Dryad + @ mcscajun -- we've recently resolved the issue with the Recipe Box -- should be working properly now. Please email support@seriouseats.com if you continue to have trouble.

Lunch in the Loop: Try the Tot-zza Myza at Toppers Pizza

@esskaycee -- there was a bug that prevented the address and other relevant data from showing up on certain posts (like this one!) -- if you reload the page you should find all the info at the bottom of the post.

A Sandwich a Day: Sandwich de Bistec at Cafeteria Marcela

The real turd is me! There was a bug in the code that prevented the address and other relevant information from showing up on certain posts. If you reload the page you should find everything at the bottom of the post.

Salads in Nolita

Congratulations @Ben, you've stumped the internet!

Ziplist problems

@Hydra -- I've fixed the search box on the upper right, so you should see results next time you're in there!

4 Close-Up, High-Def, Insanely Awesome Shooter's-Style Sandwiches

@AChung -- we haven't heard of any problems (not to say that there aren't some hidden in there!) -- what happens when you click on one of the other sandwich names? what OS are you on?

What do you think about Yelp/Foursquare?

I definitely value Foursquare over Yelp, but I have them both on my phone. The primary reason being that in Foursquare you can follow trusted sources of information (like Serious Eats! -- https://foursquare.com/seriouseats -- or other trusted sources) and their tips will surface to the top.

Cast Iron question.

Deep Dish Pizza recipe - where are you?

FWIW, I've made that pan pizza recipes MANY times and it's very good, but it's definitely a pan pizza and not a deep-dish.

Parfait in Seattle Isn't Just a Scoop Shop, It's an 'Ice Cream Patisserie'

@drmstwizard + @godwinkr -- whoops, thanks! should be working now!

Check Out Our Map of 50 States, 50 Beers We Love

@AndroidUser -- my vote is for Nugget Nectar!

Best nachos in New York

I like the nachos at Pork Slope. And the Irish Nachos, if you'll allow some tots on your list.

slideshow problems

@sourdough -- there's a fix coming for the next button movement! For the display issue, try clearing your cache, and if you're still having trouble shoot me an email (support@seriouseats.com) and let me know what browser/OS you're using.

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

@sourdough + @baum7934 -- we're always open to feedback, shoot me an email at support@seriouseats.com.

@sallyforth (and anyone else having problems) -- try clearing your browser cache. If that doesn't work, email me at support@seriouseats.com and let me know what OS/device and browser you're using.

slideshow problems

Sorry you're having trouble -- we recently made a few changes to the slideshows (maybe we broke something!) -- elangomatt is right, it would be helpful to know the browser and operating system you're using!

Where Are You a Regular in NYC?

Tiny bit embarrassed that the counter guy at Kam Hing knows exactly how I like my coffee. (And, this post feels incomplete with out a Nolita Mart mention.)

Serious eats crashes my iPad!

We're here to help! If anyone else is having iPad trouble, please email us at support@seriouseats.com and we'll try to figure it out!

Open Thread: What Food Are You Dressing Up as for Halloween?

Can we talk about that Portuguese man of war behind @Jamie Feldmar? Amazing.

Where to Buy Spirits in Manhattan: The Best Liquor Stores

Great post! Please repeat for Brooklyn!

Font problems?

Hey @korenni, thanks for the heads up -- there was a post yesterday with a couple of extra tags that weren't properly closed!

Feature Request: Date Sort when doing a site search

Hi Andrew,

Thanks for the feedback. We'd love to be able to sort the results by date, but it's not feasible at this time. You might find it helpful to search by tags: http://www.seriouseats.com/tags/all/alexandria -- which will return a list of posts in reverse chronicle order.

We're also working on a way to search our content by location: http://nearme.seriouseats.com/ -- at the moment, it's very New York-centric, but may be helpful in the future as we continue to add more and more data.

Staff Picks: The Best Things We Ate in September

@Waleed -- This post is a pretty good place to start: http://www.seriouseats.com/2012/02/what-to-eat-in-new-orleans-nola-po-boys-beignets-mufuletta.html -- I really enjoyed my meal at Cochon. I'd recommend stopping there for a full meal or a mufuletta from the butcher (or both).

Robicelli's Cookbook Video Shows True Love, Extreme Cupcake Violence

Do I need 3D glasses for this?!

Slideshow Updates

Hey all,

We've pushed out a few fixes to slide shows. Namely, the next button will no longer jump positions after the first slide, the slideshow numbers are more noticeable, and the "more slideshows" at the end are positioned a little bit better.

If you experience any problems, please respond here or, better yet, email support@seriouseats.com. Please include the operating system, browser, and device you're using.

-Paul

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

I've never been able to get a chocolate chip cookie exactly the way I like. I'm talking chocolate cookies that are barely crisp around the edges with a buttery, toffee-like crunch that transitions into a chewy, moist center that bends like caramel, rich with butter and big pockets of melted chocolate. I made it my goal to test each and every element from ingredients to cooking process, leaving no chocolate chip unturned in my quest for the best. 32 pounds of flour, over 100 individual tests, and 1,536 cookies later, I had my answers. More

The Best Ramen in New York City

It's hard to argue with a huge bowl of steaming hot, salty, meaty broth with a pile of bouncy noodles to slurp and tender, slow-cooked pork belly. But there's a difference between ramen-I'd-eat-for-a-quick-and-filling-meal (any), and ramen-so-good-it's-worth-a-national-obsession (rare). These days, there are Manhattan neighborhoods that are almost as dense with ramen-ya as a Tokyo train station. Our goal: to cull the good from the great. More

The Ultimate In-N-Out Secret Menu (and Super Secret Menu!) Survival Guide

Anybody who's been halfway around the block is aware of In-N-Out's secret menu, which allows you a few custom options other than the regular hamburger, cheeseburger, fries, shakes, and Double-Double that appear on their printed menus. But the options don't stop there. Here's a rundown of everything you can get at In-N-Out, secret menu and beyond. More

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy enough for even the beginner cook. More

25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental Rolodex Excel spreadsheet of favorite classic cocktail recipes. Today, I present the 25 essential drinks that I think everyone should be able to make. More

The 10 Best Budget Bourbons

We're lucky, as bourbon drinkers. The bourbon industry has the resources and capacity to make massive quantities of corn juice, and the expertise to do it well. This means that you can find plenty of good bourbon on a budget. Now, that's not to say every budget bourbon is good, heck no. Some of it is dreck. But look around, and you'll find the good stuff easily enough. More

Creepy Caramel Apple Caskets

This creepy creation represents my favorite time of year and my favorite fall treat; the Apple pie caramel apple! Tangy apples sauteed in caramel are nestled between billowing layers of white chocolate cream and flaky pillows of tender puff pastry.... More