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  1. grub guides
    These Are the Drinks You Need to Order at NYC’s Most Exciting New BarsA fancy pickleback, a Bloody Mary that got its act together, and the best cocktail winter has to offer.
  2. food business
    Martha Stewart Will Finally Get Into the Marijuana BusinessThe lifestyle queen has taken on an advisory role at Canadian weed company Canopy Growth.
  3. openings
    Niche Niche Is a New Wine Bar That Will Be a Nightly Dinner PartyIt’s the latest spot from Ariel Arce of Air’s Champagne Parlor and Tokyo Record Bar.
  4. "real" estate
    Downtown Luxury Condo’s ‘Neighborhood’ Guide Ignores Literally All of ChinatownThe folks living at 25 Park Row are gonna miss out on a whole lot of dumplings.
  5. that took a turn
    Cookie Samaritan Arrested on Drug ChargesThe South Carolina man who bought $540 worth of Girl Scout cookies may also be a major drug dealer.
  6. health concerns
    Turns Out There Might Be Weed Killer in Our BeerDrink up!
  7. food tech
    Robot Drive-throughs Are the Future of Fast FoodAt least at one restaurant in Denver, Colorado.
  8. grub guides
    This Is the Brothy Goodness You Need to Make It Through WinterStart the countdown to spring with modern takes on the world’s oldest comfort food.
  9. health concerns
    A Woman Died After Eating Mushrooms at a Michelin-Starred RestaurantEleven others were also sickened after eating possibly tainted food at RiFF in Valencia, Spain.
  10. sneakers
    Avocado Toast Finally Available in Hypebeast FormThe “Suacamole” is hitting the streets.
  11. rants
    Of Course Bodegas Should Sell MarijuanaWhat better way to lift all New Yorkers rather than just the privileged few?
  12. dealbreakers
    Amazon Bailed — and Restaurant Owners Are Bummed“Conservatively, I’d say we’ve lost $2 million in revenue per location.”
  13. taste test
    Which Highly Instagrammable Olive Oil Is the Best?Five experts put some of the most aesthetically pleasing oils to the test.
  14. openings
    The Hart’s Team’s Latest Spot Is All About Roast Chicken and Natural WineThe Fly opens in Bed-Stuy next week.
  15. grub guides
    These Are New York’s Most Exciting New SandwichesThis is the good stuff, right here.
  16. texting and eating
    There Is Finally a Waffle Emoji!!!Move over, pancakes.
  17. grub guides
    New York’s Most Romantic Restaurants, According to 14 ChefsJust in time for Valentine’s Day.
  18. the internet
    In Praise of the Instagram Egg, Social Media’s Unlikeliest OptimistIt could have advertised something stupid, but its creators opted for the high road.
  19. grub guides
    Where to Eat This Sunday If You Don’t Care About FootballA guide to all the usually hard-to-get reservations still available for the biggest night in sports.
  20. food politics
    Restaurateur Apologizes After Saying He’d Ban MAGA HatsJ. Kenji López-Alt tweeted that anyone wearing the hat to his popular Wursthall would not be served — and then reversed the short-lived policy.
  21. grub guides
    Where to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in New York CityDive into the Year of the Pig with all the dumplings, hot pot, and noodles you can stand.
  22. chicken nuggets
    America Is in the Middle of a Chicken Nugget CrisisTwo major food companies have issued nug recalls in the last week.
  23. whoops
    Bakery’s ‘Build That Wall’ Cookie Goes Over About As Well As You’d ExpectThe owner of Edmonds Bakery calls the cookie “a mistake.”
  24. wtf
    Mark Zuckerberg Once Served Jack Dorsey Goat That He Killed ‘With a Laser Gun’It’s not exactly #thestew.
  25. the bible belt
    Chick-fil-A Is Always Closed on Sundays — Even at the Super BowlThe famously religious chain won’t break its closed-on-Sundays policy when the biggest night in sports heads down South.
  26. grub guides
    Where to Eat Hot Pot in NYC Right NowGrab some friends and get ready for the ultimate soupfest.
  27. taste test
    Is the New Impossible Burger Any Good?The high-tech veggie burger gets a surprise upgrade.
  28. sad!
    Pictures From Trump’s Fast-Food Feast, Ranked by Sadness“I thought it was a joke.”
  29. crimes
    American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever“ … drinking wine from a Pringles can for several hours while riding on an electric cart.”
  30. closings
    A Soho Health-Food Destination Is Set to Close, and the Internet Is Melting DownThough there’s a petition to prevent it from happening.
  31. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Planning to Pick Over the Corpses of Dead Sears and KmartsThe Amazon-owned company is reportedly eyeing locations in less densely populated midwestern states.
  32. viral foods
    Restaurant Bravely Announces Bird Box–Themed DinnerGuests will be blindfolded throughout the dinner at the Milleridge Inn in Jericho.
  33. outbreaks
    Okay, Now It’s Safe to Eat RomaineCaesar is back.
  34. likes
    Why Are Instagram-Famous Recipes So Impossible to Resist?The joy of #cooking.
  35. updates
    The Impossible Burger Is About to Get an UpgradeGet ready for the “Impossible Burger 2.0.”
  36. feed the animals
    NYC’s Newest Food Influencers Are Its SquirrelsMove over, rats.
  37. whatever
    Dry January Is Fine — Now Please Stop Bragging About ItDon’t act like 31 days of teetotaling is some world-changing feat of willpower.
  38. environmental concerns
    Plastic Foam Containers Are Officially Banned in New York CitySay good-bye to certain takeout containers, coffee cups, and packing peanuts.
  39. incredible burger
    Nestlé Is Getting Into the Meat-Free Burger GameWith their Incredible Burger, no less.
  40. grub guides
    The Last-minute Guide to New Year’s Eve in NYCRing in 2019 at some of the city’s best establishments.
  41. grub guides
    The Grub Street Guide to Last-Minute Food GiftsAll the pies, cookies, brisket, bread, and Yule logs you can (still) grab before Christmas.
  42. streaming
    Make Your Day Better and Watch Pixar’s Bao for Free Right NowThe short film from Incredibles 2 will be free to watch online for one week.
  43. food science
    What’s the Deal With the World’s First ‘Lab-Grown’ Steak?An Israeli company says it’s two years away from bringing a lab-grown steak to market, which is really good news for the environment.
  44. bookshelf
    The Best Cookbooks of 2018Including another Ina Garten hit; instant classics from the world’s best restaurants; and deep dives into Persian, Korean, and Southern cuisine.
  45. lawsuits
    Old Bay Maker Understandably Upset About ‘New Bae’ Spice MixA new lawsuit aims to shut down the copycat.
  46. grocery wars
    Instacart Shoppers Are Boycotting the Company Over Falling WagesUnder a new pay model, employees have seen their earnings fall by half or more.
  47. closings
    Mark Ladner’s Fast-Casual Pasta Flyer Will CloseThe chef is looking for a new space for the restaurant.
  48. closings
    New-Brooklyn Pioneer Battersby Will Close This MonthThe restaurant will host its last night of service on New Year’s Eve.
  49. pizza
    Lasagna Pizza Is the Food Mash-up America Needs Right NowLittle Caesars has answered our collective prayers.
  50. service issues
    Why Tips WonThey’re outdated. They’re discriminatory. And they aren’t going anywhere.
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