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  1. The Absolute Best All-You-Can-Eat Restaurants in New YorkSome of our favorites, where you won’t be judged — and often you’ll be encouraged — for getting that third or fourth plate.
  2. Horrible Bosses
    Buffet Chain Fires Hundreds With No Warning“I came and there was a sign on the door that says we’re closed permanently.”
  3. All You Cannot Eat
    Swiss Restaurant Penalizes Diners Who Don’t Lick Buffet Plates Clean“I wanted to send a strong signal,” the chef says.
  4. Progress
    Fall Into Line: The Case for the ‘Buffet Rule’It’s time for some common-sense changes that will vastly improve the welfare of everyone.
  5. Freebies
    Two-for-Ones and All-You-Can-EatsA list for cheapskates and gluttons.
  6. Happy Birthday
    Bombay Palace Discounts Lunch and Dinner for 25th BirthdayThe deals will last through 2010.
  7. Closings
    Hudson Square Lunch Spot, Eet, Is Closed Like a Bad ClamAnd: Why deli paella is not a good idea.
  8. NewsFeed
    Lost City Blog Derides the Decline of Korean DelisDon’t lose faith in the mighty all-night deli buffet.
  9. The Gobbler
    The Gobbler Goes to the Derby“I took the expressway out to the track,” wrote Hunter Thompson on his way to the Kentucky Derby, “driving with a beer in one hand and my mind so muddled I almost crushed a Volkswagen full of nuns.” The Gobbler thought of the great Bard of Gonzo when he made his own pilgrimage to the Derby last weekend, traveling with Mrs. Gobbler and her box full of hats. Thompson wrote his famous account almost 40 years ago, but in the interim not much appears to have changed. The track, on the outskirts of Louisville, still resembles a “huge outdoor loony bin,” and members of the local gentry are still “guzzling their mint juleps with two hands.” Here is the Gobbler’s dimly recalled, blow-by-blow account.
  10. User’s Guide
    Nasty Late-Night Buffets, and the Beauty Hidden Within We love deli buffets. The chance to cherry-pick a single chicken wing, a tablespoon of angel hair with pesto, three tater tots, and a cube of lime Jell-O always gives us a thrill. But it’s at night, in the buffet’s long limbo — after a good portion of the offerings have become inedible and before they can be thrown out — that you have to wonder: Is it really okay to eat that? Some items, it turns out, age rather nicely.