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Khe-Yo Celebrates Lao New Year
NYC restaurant Khe-Yo has been serving Laotian-inspired cuisine in TriBeCa for almost three years now, led by Chef Soulayphet Schwader, or "Phet"—whose family escaped war-torn Laos when he was three, eventually relocating to Wichita, Kansas. This...
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Rap Lyric Fortune Cookies
Instead of the go-to generic, vague messages ("A dream you have will come true"), Fortune Cookie Flows are spelling out your future with rap lyrics. Quoting the likes of Nas, Missy Elliott, Kanye West, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and others, the messages aren...
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City Guide: Mexico City
Topping several must-visit destination lists, Mexico City is clearly having a moment. But it would be remiss to think it's purely a new crop of stylish outposts that is making this an alluring travel destination or the latest low-cost hipster haven...
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Treehouse Chocolate's Four Drinking Chocolates
Winter may be officially over in the Northern Hemisphere, but that doesn't mean hot chocolate has to disappear from people's radar until temperatures cool again. For some of us, it makes for a viable alternative to coffee in the morning—with some...
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Taquería El Caifán
At first blush, Taquería El Caifán looks like a Manhattan lunch spot; it's perhaps a little too spacious and sparkly for it to seem like an authentic Mexican taco joint. But don't let its bright interior fool you, because this is where you can get...
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Lalo!
Burgers don't typically top most Mexico City culinary tours, but Lalo!'s burger isn't your average rendition. Then again, Lalo! isn't your average restaurant. Helmed by Mexican top chef Eduardo García (also behind the city's award-winning Máximo Bistrot...
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Teruel Extra Virgin Olive Oil
There's tremendous variation in olive oil flavor profiles—impacted by the olive varietal used, the ensuing process of extraction, and the time from harvest to press. Many high-end olive oils utilize Empeltre Olives (which also make for great table...
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Compost Cookie Mix
Make Milk Bar's famous Compost cookies at home with their salty but sweet and foolproof mix. With chocolate, coffee, butterscotch and oats, all you need to add is butter, an egg and your choice of potato chips or pretzels—or just about anything else...
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From the Founders of Torst and Luksus: Food & Beer
by Adrienne So Due for release in May, "Food & Beer" is a beautifully written and photographed book that—despite its name—is difficult to categorize. It is not strictly a cookbook. While it does contain recipes for nachos and Welsh rarebit...
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Salvation Burger
Acclaimed chef April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman's Salvation brand expands to NYC's Turtle Bay (Midtown East) neighborhood with Salvation Burger: a hub for great grilled meats. Super-gourmet and uncommonly-delicious takes on classics, the burgers are...
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The Four Horsemen
Williamsburg's laid-back The Four Horsemen wine bar offers a high-quality menu bouncing between inventive takes on old classics and adventurous dishes. The wine list is extensive and impressive, and the food is super-tasty—from small plates (we love...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Donate to Planned Parenthood on Behalf of the GOP with DefundRefund A grassroots fundraising campaign called Defund Refund makes it simple to counteract the GOP’s efforts to shut down Planned Parenthood. The website allows users to easily...
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Rebelle
With a kitchen helmed by native New Yorker Daniel Eddy, wines chosen by Patrick Cappiello (also of Pearl & Ash) and a minimal but still cozy interior, Rebelle is a feast for almost all the senses. Stunning French cuisine-inspired dishes compose their...
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Link About It: This Week's Pick
1. Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Has Died Few works of fiction have carried as much of a resounding impact as Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Beyond its commercial success, the book introduced an array of beloved characters...
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Copenhagen Street Dog
Let’s be real: for most, the blissfully ignorant days of loving the classic American hot dog are over. Because, well, we just don’t know what’s in those things. But rather than picking up an impostor in the health food aisle, why not turn to Denmark...
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Best of CH 2015: Animated Recipes
The first day of the new year very often comes complete with opposing emotions. The guilt from all our collective partying and gluttony over the holidays, as well as motivation and hope for a healthier new year. Instead of entering a shame spiral this...
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Oyster: A Gastronomic History (with Recipes)
Drew Smith (former editor of The Good Food Guide) has delved deep into all things oyster-related with his beautiful new hardcover "Oyster: A Gastronomic History (with Recipes)." From the delicacy's ancient history (did you know Botticelli's "Birth...
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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Baked with love by Anna Gordon in Brooklyn, these super-rich and fudgy delicacies are made with peppermint oil and—for a festive bonus—sprinkled with crushed-up candy cane. A tasty treat to bring to a holiday party or stuff into a stocking, these refreshing...
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Pizza Towel
Pizza Towels only makes a single product. For those who always want to be with their beloved favorite dish and who want to make a statement (and maybe a few new friends) at the beach, this gigantic pepperoni towel—served fresh from Australia—is a loud...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: CH Team's Wish List
While the team at Cool Hunting shares plenty of interests, individually we offer different know-how and embody distinct tastes. Through our research and curiosity, we cross the paths of many products and experiences—and oftentimes some really stick...
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