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Colicchio and Sons's Warm Chocolate Tart Brings the Chocolate and the Crunch

The Taproom at <b>Colicchio and Sons</b> is a huge space with a tall ceiling. But when the <b>Warm Chocolate Tart</b> ($12) arrived at our table, it felt like the whole room smelled like freshly baked chocolate. It wasn't just the fragrance that was inviting. The presentation includes an aesthetically pleasing mix …

What You Need to Know About the Communion Wafer-Topped Ghost Burger at Kuma's Corner

So I realize I am terribly late in covering this story, but since it first came to my attention last week, it's only gotten more confusing. Hopefully this clears things up a bit.<p>What Happened<p><b>Kuma's Corner</b> is serving a burger this month called <b>The Ghost</b>, which is topped with slow braised goat …

17 Dogs Who Understand How You Feel About Pizza

Drool at the simple mention of a cheesy, delicious slice? These guys get it.

17 Apple Recipes You'll Fall For

It's easy to see the changing of the seasons just by looking at the fruit vendors at your local market. This is time of year when peaches, cherries, and strawberries fade away and are replaced by pears, persimmons, and—of course—apples. As a kid I always knew fall had hit when it was time to go …

Gotcha Kolache

<b>John T. Edge</b> takes a look at the Czech-Tex <b>kolache</b>, a sweet and/or savory pastry that's beginning to catch on outside of Texas. But don't call it a trend: Amber Thomas of the <b>Brooklyn Kolache Company</b> says, "These weren't invented by some corporate developer...They have a history. <b>This isn't a fad.</b> …

Cochinita Pibil and Other Mayan Delights at Chichen Itza in Los Angeles

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Far from the ancient Mayan ruins that bear its name sits Chichén Itzá the restaurant, a Los Angeles stalwart in the booming fast casual Mexican food world. There are no temples, no hidden secrets; there isn't even a …

The Best New Restaurants Of 2013, According To 'Esquire'

Esquire food critic John Mariani has released his picks for the best new restaurants of 2013. He opens with an homage to the state of the American restaurant:<p>There is just too much. There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now.<p>Mariani may have had …

20 Lip Balm Flavors That Could Ruin Food Forever

They've thought of everything.

Something Easy for the Super Bowl: The Salt Lick's Tamale Pie

<b>The Salt Lick is hands-down</b> the biggest restaurant I've ever been to, not even counting the hundreds of acres of ranch land surrounding a building that can (and very frequently, does) feed 800 hungry mouths in one go. And the rumors are true: winding up the country road linking Driftwood, Texas, to …

Opening Report

<i>Cake Boss</i> head honcho <b>Buddy Valastro</b> has swung the doors open at his first proper restaurant, <b>Buddy V's Ristorante</b>. The spot, now open at <b>the Grand Canal Shoppes</b> in Las Vegas, features "family recipes" like Valastro Sunday Gravy with meatballs and a dessert of "Buddy's XL Lobster Tail filled with …

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Scandals

Chicago burger joint <b>Kuma's</b>, which attracted controversy last week after topping its "Ghost" burger with an unconsecrated communion wafter, has offered to donate <b>$1,500 to Catholic Charities</b> as a penance of sort — but the organization tells the <i>Chicago Tribune</i> that it <b>won't accept the donation</b>. Says …

Free Pizza for Boobs?! - Food Feeder

In terms of sheer comfort, casseroles are high on the list of our favorite autumn cooking. 10 Hearty Casseroles That Welcome Fall - http://bit.ly/15hzx4w

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These two-ingredient cheater cake pops are kinda genius - http://bit.ly/1fcQTVS

This Food Video Will Make You Cry

In travel or in our daily lives, at restaurants or at markets, we pass by others, forgetting that all the people we interact with are just like us... human: full of happiness and pain and hope. In Turkey, we tried to take an extra moment to "see" the people that make up this wonderful country.<p><b>For</b> …

Summer may be over according to school calendars, but this polenta tart with roasted cherry tomatoes begs to differ http://thekitc.hn/1aj6pya

19 Food Hacks For College Cafeterias

Use that fancy college brain to make your meal plan work for you.

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Where They Love Horse Meat Most of All

<b>The British Isles are in a frenzy</b> over news that their ground beef contains traces of horse meat. While we totally understand why they are rushing to remove it from supermarket shelves in the name of tradition, we just want to make one point: this stuff is not poisonous. Indeed, food writer Josh …

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

How to Salvage Burnt Food, Thanksgiving Edition

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>As the saying goes,</b> you can't unring a bell. But can you un-ruin burnt food? That's a good question, especially on Thanksgiving, …

Oyster Mushroom Rockefeller

This genius little dish was dreamed up by my good friend Michael Hughes. He did a version of it when he was the chef of a supper club dinner that I …

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Bacon- and Gouda-Stuffed Meatloaf With Tomato Marmalade and Loaded Smashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The meat tastes wonderful the next day, sliced and tucked into crusty bread with a wisp of mayonnaise and a dollop of tomato relish.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Bacon- and Gouda-Stuffed Meatloaf With Tomato Marmalade and Loaded Smashed Potatoes</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Meatloaf:</b>1 pound ground beef3/4 …

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Marinated Flank Steak with Lemony Arugula and Feta Salad from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

<b>Jeanne Kelley</b>'s marinated and grilled flank steak with arugula salad comes from the "Spring" chapter in her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>. But with its clean flavors and almost effortless preparation, the dish lands squarely in the realm of summer cooking. Besides, arugula grows year-round in many …