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Experience a Friday Fish Fry Done Right at Steve's Lounge

The Friday fish fry is a staple of the Great Lakes region. While it is fact that no state takes the Friday fish fry more seriously than Wisconsin, there are some options around Chicago. To see it done right, head to Steve's Lounge in Hegewisch.

Meet She Wolf Bakery, the Bread Behind Roman's, Diner, and Marlow & Daughters

[Photos: Andrew Coe] An empty oven is a baker's opportunity. Four years ago, the owners of Roman's in Fort Greene decided that they wanted to use their wood-fired oven to bake bread in the hours that it wasn't pushing...

Pie for Breakfast at Two Fat Cats in Portland, ME

I thought pie for breakfast might be only a midwest treat until I noticed a small sign at Two Fat Cats in Portland, Maine. Minutes later, I was parked at the teeny tiny bistro table they have crammed between the staircase and a speed rack, digging into a slice of sour cherry.

NYC's Must-Eat Lamb Dishes

Spring's starting to hit its stride. There are ramps on menus again, markets are getting their first spring veggies, and most meatily, lamb is on our minds. From tartare to salad to stir fries and kebabs, here are 17 of our favorite lamb dishes that the city has to offer, all available year-round.

Manner Matters: Birthday Bill Blues

In a fizzling friendship, who's responsible for picking up the tab for a birthday meal?

Staff Picks: What's Your Favorite Quick-and-Easy Lunch?

Even though we work at a food blog, we don't always have the time or inclination to prepare a glamorous lunch. Sometimes our midday meal is a matter of convenience or a pressing need to clear out the whatever's kicking around the fridge—hey,we're only human! Here are our go-to lunches when we're in the market for something quick, easy, and delicious.

Make This Mezcal Drink Now: The Jewel of Oaxaca

If you haven't experimented much with mezcal, this cocktail, made with grilled mango and ancho chili peppers, is a great place to start.

Video: All Bacon Burger on 'Epic Meal Time'

Everything on Epic Meal Time's latest burger creation is wrapped in bacon—including the ketchup and mustard.

How This 90-Year-Old Factory Makes 2.5 Million Pounds of Passover Matzo

Between Rosh Hashanah and now, the Streit's matzo factory on the Lower East Side has been baking 2.5 million pounds of matzo for Passover. Here's how they do it.

Cookie Monster: Salted Dark Chocolate Chip Cashew Cookies

Oft-overlooked cashews are the key to these chewy dark chocolate chip and sea salt cookies.

Want to Open a Coffee Shop? Consider These 3 Tips First

12 years after opening my first coffee shop, I'm opening another—my sixth. I've learned a lot about opening and running coffee shops, some through making major mistakes. There's the obvious stuff (manage your cashflow, pay your taxes,...Show More Summary

The Best Dishes to Order at the Cleveland

When the Cleveland opened in Cleveland Place in Soho last year, it didn't set out to reinvent the wheel. Its latest chef, Max Sussman, keeps that mission intact, but some exciting ambitions. That means there's trout roe in your cabbage salad and a whole eggplant as a main coarse. Those and more must-order dishes after the jump.

Beyond Curry: Quick Indian Cabbage Salad

This salad of crisp cabbage, carrots, and coconut is one of those Indian dishes that takes minimal effort, doesn't involve a whole range of spices, and is ready in minutes. Dressed in an infused oil, it's the perfect side dish for a meal of rice and chicken.

Lunch in the Loop: Devouring the Hot Dog Salad at Rudy's Bar & Grille

As someone who's been lurching through the Loop trying to find surprises and things for you to enjoy, Rudy's has shown me that, even when all of your hope is nearly gone, the impossible can be achieved. That's all thanks to the Chicago char-grilled salad topped with a hot dog.

2 Hour Wait at RedFarm? Where to Eat and Drink Nearby

Where should you go when always-popular RedFarm is too busy? We have some suggestions.

Raw Root Vegetable Salad From 'Joy of Kosher'

Root vegetables may be most often eaten in the coldest depths of winter, but I actually like them best in early spring. New carrots and radishes are a sweet counterpoint to wintered beets, breathing new life into the tired roots. Add...Show More Summary

Ask a Cicerone: Which is Better, Draft or Bottled Beer?

We asked our crew of beer experts about the advantages and risks of draft vs. bottled beer (and also what they think about craft breweries packaging beer in cans.)

One Bowl Baking: Honey Corn Muffins

Some may see it as boring, but honey is a perfect stand alone complement to the nutty cornmeal in this easy muffin recipe.

Drought Updates, The Quest for Sustainable Beef, and More in Food Policy This Week

Plus, good news and not-so-good news in antibiotic regulation, and more in this week's policy roundup.

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