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Where to Eat Chinese Foodin New York City

Sit-Down Restaurants<p>A generation ago, going out for Chinese food had a well defined script. You'd likely order chop suey or lo mein. There'd be egg rolls, of course, if not also egg foo young. And if you wanted to get really fancy you might throw in some shrimp in lobster sauce.<p>And that was kind of …

Food & Dining

The World of Buttercreams: 6 Varieties to Try at Home

Let me start this lengthy guide with a very simple, but often overlooked, tip: don't ever serve buttercream—any kind of buttercream—cold. Don't do it! Why? Because cold buttercream is very, very firm, which makes it way less creamy and a whole lot more like you're just eating sweet cold butter. So …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> …

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

How to Make the Best Damn Burger on Your Backyard Grill

Anyone can grill burgers. Here's how to grill really, really good ones.<p>When the weather heats up and the backyard barbecues begin anew, there's one thing we crave: a big, juicy burger. Luckily, <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is here to walk us through the process for grilling up the …

LG Minibeam Nano: a tiny, affordable projector for your smartphone

A new wave of projectors has been hitting the market, targeting mobile users who want to take their large-scale media entertainment wherever they go. The most popular around here is probably the ZTE Spro 2 (read our review for all the details), but competing manufacturers like Lenovo and ASUS are …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best Mac Accessories and Upgrades

Over the past six months, I’ve published quite a few tutorials to help Mac users improve the performance of older computers, as well as some great guides to the best Mac accessories across a variety of categories. Today, I’m tying them all together in this handy, one-stop roundup of <b>the best Mac</b> …

Extreme Shadow Recovery Trick in Lightroom

Sometimes a photograph needs extreme shadow recovery, and Lightroom 5’s shadow slider just doesn’t cut it. Lightroom 4’s old f<i>ill light</i> slider can be …

8 Books for All the Wonderful Weirdos in Your Life

Oh hey, Aunt Gertrude, here's some sexed-up Dickens for you!<p>First she helped us establish the commandments for a kick-ass book club, then she introduced us to her favorite classics and "issues" books. For our final installment from ELLE's February Best Year Ever Coach—professional book group …

The Moment Case Equips Your iPhone with a Shutter Button, Lens, and Camera Strap

When Moment launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smartphone lenses last year, it blew past its $50K funding goal <i>in a single day</i>.<p>The company is …

What’s in Sam Stroud’s Berlin

Many photographers shoot multiple systems. Sometimes, it’s one system for all professional work, and another for personal. Other times, it’s one …

Polaroid Announces a New Mobile Printer and a New Line of… Dashcams

Polaroid has new ownership and fresh determination to make its well known brand great again. This week the company launched a couple of new products …

Polaroid Photography

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Photographer Murray Fredericks braves Greenland's ice sheet

At some point during the blizzard, gun in one hand and shovel in the other, Murray Fredericks realised art was not worth the risk.<p>"I was woefully under-prepared," the Sydney photographer says of his first trip to Greenland.<p>"I ended up spending two weeks just staying alive."<p>In 2010, Fredericks - …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Cooking

59 incredible photos of America’s 59 national parks

I never think, when I start itching to travel again, to just seek out the nearest national park. That’s Shenandoah for me, and it’s only about an …

National Parks

Trading Meatloaf for Oxy: This Is the Chef Memoir We’ve Been Waiting For

<i>Jesse Schenker’s</i>All or Nothing: One Chef’s Appetite for the Extreme <i>will be the chef memoir everyone is talking about this year. It’s cliché to say so, but we know it’s true. After years of abusing a variety of drugs more varied than Julia Child’s shopping list, you’ll be more surprised that</i> …

Hefty Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups Recipe

1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>2Boil the noodles, removing them when they are mostly cooked but still very al dente. Drain and cool …

Recipes

Arugula, Potato And Green Bean Salad

Arugula, Potato And Green Bean Salad from smitten kitchen• 1 ounce walnuts (about 1/3 cup)<br>• 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes, cut crosswise into …

Stunning Visuals of Isolated Arctic Locations

Images shot by Brit artist Reuben Wu who is based in London give us some gritty images of abject desolation as he shares some surreal landscapes. An …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

6 Uses for an Ice Cube Tray

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Our favorite ways to get the most out of our ice cube trays.</i><p>Freezer storage is an essential tool for any cook: It makes your kitchen (and your freezer) …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph