Latest Scoops in Food and Drink

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Photo: Bonnie Tsang, ohjoy.blogs.com
Sprinkles' 24-hour cupcake ATM.

We’ve all been hit by it. Somewhere around midnight — after a night out with friends, or a night in, writing papers — we are inexplicably struck by a powerful craving for something sweet. Fortunately, in this town, there are quality alternatives to rifling around the kitchen for a half-eaten packet of stale Oreos...

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Ramon Campos.

When's the last time you walked into a ceviche bar and experienced truffle butter popcorn, blowtorched sweet potato brulee, and a homemade gravity bong (strictly for smoking oysters)?

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Shinya, Flickr

Spending a day out on the water doesn’t necessarily mean renting a yacht to cruise the Hudson. All you have to do is head to the Frying Pan...

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The Rosenthal Estate.

You don’t need to drive to Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez to get a taste of wine country. Perched in the mountains of Malibu are dozens of wineries, several with tasting rooms and tours. Believe it or not...

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Ramon Campos.

New York's newest old-school Italian eatery is a temple to carnivorous pleasures...

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Photo: revenante, Flickr

When Angeli Caffe closed earlier this year, there was a collective mourning for the beloved Italian eatery by chef Evan Kleiman. It wasn’t only for her gnocchi and pizza, but also the special feasts, including the annual Passover dinner she held for 27 years.

Well, I’ve got some juicy news for Angeli fans and general food-lovers alike...

Shot by Thiago Da Costa. Edited by Justin Schultz.

As the food truck scene continues to boom, it takes a unique idea to stand out from the pack. I think Le Truc has done it — not only with its delicious food (like the wildly popular chicken meatball sandwich), but also with a fun twist on...

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Foam art at Caffe Luxxe in Santa Monica. (Photo by Ally Winters)

With the opening of The Refinery, a coffee bar specializing in single-serve drip coffee brewed to order, it’s finally safe to say that Santa Monica has become a destination for the coffee cognoscenti...

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Photo: Jetta Girl, Flickr

One of my fondest guest requests came from an Italian doctor who works for one of the world’s most jet-set royal families. He appeared at the concierge desk one day, and proposed a challenge: “What is the best cheesecake in New York? Do you really know?”...

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Ramon Campos.

Just crowned with a coveted three-star review by The New York Times, Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria is officially New York's hottest spot for imported and homemade Italian specialties...