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  1. The Grub Street Diet
    Beauty & Essex’s Chris Santos Dines at 4 A.M., Watches BoogieOn Tate’s Cookies: “Cracktastic. Another reason I’m a fat-ass.”
  2. Neighborhood Watch
    Toasties Seized by NYU; Cider Pairing Event at the Queens KickshawPlus: The triumphant (potential) return of the evicted Coney Island businesses, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    Three-Foot Heroes From Torrisi for Football Sundays; Cider ’n Sliders atPlus: a Flushing food tour, Baoguette on the move, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  4. Lists
    Nicky’s Fails to Make Best Bánh Mì List, Opens Nicky’s PhoThe best bánh mì in the country, plus an East Village newcomer.
  5. Beef
    V-Nam Cafe Pulls a Henry’s, Allegedly Rips Off Baoguette MenuThe bánh mì wars continue, with a new set of ripoff menus.
  6. Trends
    Are Asian Burritos Next?Michael Huynh and Andy Yang are hoping so.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Faustina Adds Lunch Service; Chocolate Extravaganza at 92nd Street YPlus: Gandhi opens in Prospect-Lefferts, and Chicca opens in Soho, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  8. Freebies
    The Michael Huynh Customer Rewards ProgramGet a free Baoguette sandwich if you drink at Bia Garden.
  9. Openings
    Baoguette Hits GramercyMichael Huynh opened another outpost today.
  10. neighborhood watch
    New Baoguette Now Open Downtown; Russ & Daughters Gets First Danish-SalmonPlus, a new bar is opening in the East Village, (DUB) Pies is closing a storefront, and more in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  11. Empire Building
    Michael Huynh Will Open Four Restaurants in Four WeeksHow does he do it?
  12. The Other Critics
    Sifton Bequeaths Three Stars to Marea; Sutton Declares Motorino EV Superior toPlus: Gael Greene on Abe & Arthur’s, and Jay Cheshes back at Monkey Bar, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  13. Empire Building
    Rush Hour Swallowed Up in the Maw of Michael HuynhA late-night standby will be revamped to become an Asian burger joint.
  14. The Other Critics
    Ryan Sutton Finds ‘Gustatory Bliss’ at the Standard; OceanaPlus: Jay Cheshes on Prime Meats, and Robert Sietsema, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  15. Empire Building
    The Chain Gang: T.G.I. Friday’s and Applebee’s Battle in the Bronx,Uncle Louie G blows up while McDonald’s chills out, plus more in our occasional look at what the chains and mini-chains are up to.
  16. Empire Building
    Michael Huynh Is Everywhere!He’s coming to the old Klatch space, and randomly appearing on fish-sauce bottles.
  17. Menu Changes
    Baoguette Does DurianSoft-serve, that is. And an olive oil ice cream alert, too.
  18. Openings
    Baoguette 3: Tomorrow Pho ShoThe newest location of the Baoguette chain is ready to roll.
  19. Timelines
    The Bánh Mì Boom: A Grub Street TimelineA look back at over two years of bánh mì buzz, and how the humble Vietnamese sandwich became the new panino.
  20. Openings
    Pho Phrenzy: Pho 32 Will Take On Baoguette on St. Marks PlaceSt. Marks between Second and Third — the city’s noodle nook.
  21. What to Eat
    Michael Bao Soft-serves at BaoguetteYes, the pandan flavor is “a fine, silky number.”
  22. Openings
    What to Eat at Baoguette and Pho Sure (Bull’s Penis, for Starters)A look at the rest of the menu, blood pudding and all.
  23. Openings
    Bánh Mì Boom: The Vietnamese Street Eats Just Keep ComingThe latest in Asian sandwiches.
  24. Critical Mass
    Bread Lines Form at Num PangPlus, Martha Stewart jumps on the sandwich train.
  25. User’s Guide
    How to Make Sure the Sandwich Gods Smile Upon YouGetting there before closing time doesn’t mean you’ll be fed by Baoguette, Defonte’s, or Porchetta.
  26. Mediavore
    Asian Sandwiches Are on the Rise; Getting the Most From Restaurant WeekPlus: Rainbow Room successor speculation, all in our morning news roundup.