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  1. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Restaurant on the Upper West SideClassic Chinese, cozy French, and some excellent bagels.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Jake Gyllenhaal Does Brunch at Landmarc; Oprah Dines at ABC CocinaThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  3. Careerists
    Holiday Careerists: The Turkey Farmer, Gingerbread Baker, and the MenschThe turkey man, the fortune-maker, and the gingerbread baker.
  4. Celebrity Settings
    Bloomberg at Bistro Le Steak; Emma Stone Seeks Shelter at the MarkPlus: Vince Vaughn at Buddakan, Leonardo DiCaprio at Lavo, and more in this week’s celebrity dining.
  5. The Grub Street Diet
    Foodspotting Co-Founder Soraya Darabi Likes to Pick Food Off Other“My meals never fall squarely three times a day. I eat well, but sporadically.”
  6. Chinese Food
    Chinese Food Priced Out of Fine DiningWithout the opportunity to charge for fetishized ingredients, it’s hard to maximize profits.
  7. Celebrity Settings
    Ethan Hawke Hits Qdoba; ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ Reunion at D’OrLast week Todd Barry told us he was a Chipotle man and we noted that a couple of respected chefs were too — but it seems Ethan Hawke, for one, prefers naked burritos to burrito bols, if a recent sighting at Qdoba Mexican Grill is any indicator. Are notable New Yorkers embracing casual dining chains? Lizzie Grubman did take her client Tailor Made to, um, the Olive Garden…
  8. NewsFeed
    The Best New Noodle Shop in Chinatown, and Where to Go for Chinese New Year Eddie Schoenfeld is a bubbly fellow who lives in Brooklyn and happens to be an expert in Chinese-restaurant cooking. After years studying with exiled Chinese chefs in France and here, he went on to help open Shun Lee West, Pig Heaven, Auntie Yuan’s, Chinatown Brasserie, and many other restaurants. We asked him where to celebrate Chinese New Year, the eve of which is February 6th.
  9. The New York Diet
    In DJ Cassidy’s Mix: Cookie Crisp, Fruity Pebbles, and Balthazar As the go-to party spinner for the likes of Jay-Z, Diddy, and Russell Simmons, DJ Cassidy, who recently cut tracks with J-Lo and Jessica Simpson, has seen some lavish food spreads in his 25 years. For instance, the time he was flown to Naomi Campbell’s birthday bash in Dubai. “It was in the middle of the Arabian dessert,” he remembers. “It was a never-ending buffet with the most amazing stations — every kind of meat being carved for you, every dessert you could think of, every kind of seafood at the raw bar. I don’t like to work with a heavy stomach, but I couldn’t resist. I stuffed my face.” We asked him what he caved into this week.