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  1. Foodievents
    Score SOBE Burger Bash TixA second round of tickets will be released this weekend.
  2. The New York Diet
    Michael Pollan Forages for Chanterelles, Doesn’t Sweat Unsustainable Sushi“I had twelve-grain toast with smoked salmon that my mother had gotten from Barney Greengrass.”
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    Celebrate Elvis With Free Fried Sandwiches; Kinski Hiring New ChefPlus: make chorizo at Brooklyn Kitchen Labs tonight, and attend an erotic reading series with free hot dogs, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  4. Foodievents
    Three Events for Pigs and Pig LoversKick off the 2010 tasting season with bourbon and barbecue.
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    West Village Welcomes New Fish Shack; Frank Alums Expand to Fort GreenePlus: Robert Sietsema on White Castle pulled pork, and another coffee shop for the Slope, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  6. The Food Chain
    Resto’s Hangover Pasta Fortifies Chicago Chef Koren Grieveson“I may have been hung-over; I don’t really recall.”
  7. Openings
    Bill’s Bar and Burger Lands in Rock CenterSteven Hanson plants a flag in midtown east.
  8. The Other Critics
    Sifton Digs Casa Lever; Richman Rails Against SparksPlus: Gael Greene on the Breslin, and Andrea Thompson at Joseph Leonard, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Mimi’s Hummus Market Coming This Month; BYO to GothamPlus: Get the last Humm Dogs at PDT, and Marfa introduces BBQ specials, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  10. Neighborhood Watch
    Friedman Planning Ace Hotel’s Basement Bar?; Nightly Ramen Pop-up inPlus: Angelo Sosa cooking for a tea house, and Dressler offers Monday-night discounts, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  11. Openings
    Café Glechik ExpandsUkrainian dumplings and exceptional soup for Sheepshead Bay.
  12. Food TV
    Food Network Chefs in the Pre–Prime Time of Their YouthPhotos of Flay, Batali, Ray, and more from when they were awkward kids.
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Meet Padma at Vermilion; Fatty Fish Opens on the UESPlus: The Hudson Terrace debuts rooftop wine tastings, and Naya Express opens, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  14. Drink Up
    Pop Open a Can of Refreshing ‘Marijuana’Southern Californians are guzzling a new soda called Mary Jane.
  15. Feed the Poor
    Let Them Eat CaviarAnonymous donation for a Manhattan soup kitchen.
  16. Oenofile
    Drink Alone at Home Wine TastingsThe International Wine Center now offers an online course approved by London wine snobs.
  17. The Other Critics
    Sifton Hands Star to Purple Yam; Alan Richman Favors the Bar at MaialinoPlus: Leo Carey on Sushi Uo, and Gael Greene on Square Meal, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  18. User's Guide
    Last-Minute New Year’s Eve OptionsWhere to eat (and find an open bar) this Thursday.
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    Anselmo’s Pizza Closes in Red Hook; Pollan Reading at Barnes & NoblePlus: Beer Table hosts a smoked-food and brew tasting, and Great Jones Café reopens, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  20. Foodievents
    Plan Your Own Locavore WeddingBrooklyn-based vendors come together next week to market local food and drink.
  21. Sweet News
    Ring (Ding) In the New YearTumbador Chocolate makes its own version of the rich, nostalgic snacks.
  22. Video Feed
    Prepare for Your Weekly Volt of Voltaggio’Top Chef”s rival brothers preview their new online cooking show.
  23. Neighborhood Watch
    Recette Replaces Jarnac in January; Indian Food for Park SlopePlus: Christmas Eve brings bankruptcy, not Santa, to two restaurants; and Kim Severson needs help from Fort Greene locals, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  24. Lists
    Slice’s Eight Great PizzasAdam Kuban picks his favorite pizzas of the year.
  25. Openings
    Village Tart Unveils Its MenusLesly Bernard and consulting chef Pichet Ong plan to open in mid-January.
  26. In the Magazine
    Platt: Where to Eat in 2010Also in the magazine this week: the opening of Torrisi Italian Specialties.
  27. Neighborhood Watch
    Table 8 Hobbles On; Truffle Blowout at Le BernardinPlus, Xi’an Famous Foods makes it to Manhattan, and Plump Dumpling relocates, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  28. Truckin'
    Schnitzel SchlashingSomeone slashed the food truck’s tires.
  29. User's Guide
    Chocolate Gifts for Every TasteThe dozen best chocolate selections and who to give them to.
  30. The New York Diet
    Food Historian William Grimes Quaffs Tea, Stands Down Kale in His Garden“Crunch, you know, is one of those universal human irresistible things. “
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    Greenwich Grill Expands in Tribeca; Wall Street Burger Now OpenPlus: Holiday eats at the Greenpoint Food Market, and a boutique wine shop for Jackson Heights, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  32. Openings
    First Look at Mikey’s Burger, the Latest From the ‘Bao’ HuynhHave a look at the diner setting and the burgers.
  33. Openings
    What to Eat at Permanent Brunch & BurgerPlus, a free-burger happy hour launches tomorrow.
  34. Openings
    Cupcake-and-Cocktail Pairings at Red Velvet LoungeA new bar combines the most saccharine of trends.
  35. Neighborhood Watch
    Led Zeppole Poised to Rock the East Village; Teany to Rise AgainPlus: Naya Express comes to Midtown, and Bussaco does lunch, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  36. Trends
    Bon Appétit Holds On to Meatballs in 2010The January issue features an obligatory trend piece.
  37. The Other Critics
    Sifton Finds Fun at Tanuki, But Not Ed’s; Cuozzo Compares Casa Lever to aPlus: Greene admires Huynh, and Richman goes for wine and cheese, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  38. Neighborhood Watch
    New Chef at Allen & Delancey; Taste the Best of ChanterellePlus: free MacBar on Saturday, and Peking turkeys at Phillipe, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  39. Openings
    Inside El Ay Si, Long Island City’s New Neighborhood BistroA former EU chef brings a new fried-chicken dish to Queens.
  40. Openings
    First Look at Provocateur, a Meatpacking Club for Women by MenExpect angel wings, hanging swings, and food from Tanuki Tavern.
  41. Neighborhood Watch
    Harlem Gets a Salad Bar; Crumbs Discount TomorrowPlus: Southern Hospitality loses its barbecue maestro, and a new Mexican grill is coming to midtown, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  42. Openings
    ’Wichcraft Swoops Into Lincoln CenterThe newest location features evening snacks and a full bar.
  43. In the Magazine
    The Everything Guide to Soup; Platt on Le CapriceAlso in the magazine this week: Roast Christmas Goose, and Momofuku tamales.
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    Chanterelle and Champagne Pairing; Brooklyn Bowl’s New Happy HourPlus: A Japanese-beer tasting, and Soda Shop closes, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  45. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Stays Out of His Kitchens; $1 Breakfasts at McDonald’sPlus: Costco’s profits are up, street-cart self defense, and more in our daily news roundup.
  46. The New York Diet
    Dancing With the Stars Winner Kym Johnson Samples Sardi’s, Wowed“I shared some little gummy bears with Maks Chmerkovskiy at the show, as well.”
  47. Neighborhood Watch
    Michael Bao Huynh Drives On; Boozy Brunch at MercaditoPlus: Doughnut-muffins in midtown, wine-shop throwdown in Red Hook, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  48. Neighborhood Watch
    Scott Conant on the Bowery?; Tamarind’s Massive ExpansionPlus: Meet the Meatball Shop, and Trestle on Tenth does fondue, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  49. The Other Critics
    Sifton Crowns ‘Best Korean Barbecue’; Three Cheers for CaféPlus: Steve Cuozzo gets into Le Caprice, and Robert Sietsema ventures to Tribeca, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  50. Neighborhood Watch
    1,000 Free Cupcakes; Artie’s Changes HandsPlus: Bobo hosts a holiday fund-raiser for Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm, and more, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
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