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Teff: Ethiopia’s Gluten-Free Gift

A young Ethiopian woman makes injera, a fermented bread made from the world's smallest grain. (SOLAN GEMECHU/AFP/Getty Images)
A young Ethiopian woman makes injera, a fermented bread made from the world's smallest grain. (SOLAN GEMECHU/AFP/Getty Images)

Part of the allure of Ethiopian cuisine is dining without utensils. In place of spoons and forks, Ethiopians use injera—a spongy crepe used to grab...

  • Seared Sea Scallops. (Courtesy of Lincoln Square Steak)

    A Classic Steakhouse for the Upper West Side

    Spacious steakhouse Lincoln Square Steak has recently opened on the Upper West Side. In a setting reminiscent of the ’60s, the steakhouse offers dry-aged steaks... Read more

  • A restaurant worker fills an order at a Chipotle restaurant on March 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Chipotle’s No-Compromise Stand on Pork

    This week Chipotle announced it pulled Carnitas (“little meats” in Spanish) from the menu at a third of its restaurants because one of its suppliers... Read more

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    SD26’s Fifth Anniversary Bash on Jan. 20

    Tony and Marisa May, the father and daughter duo behind SD26, are celebrating the restaurant’s fifth anniversary with an affair to remember. The party on... Read more

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    Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen Comes to Chelsea

    Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen, whose original location is in the East Village, has opened a second location in Chelsea. This 118-person gastropub with an emphasis... Read more

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    SRO, a Pizza Speakeasy, Opens on the Bowery

    SRO stands for Singular Room Occupancy, and it is where world-champion pizzaiolo Giulio Adriani exercises his trade. You can try his pizza—as long as you... Read more

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    A Healthful Focus at Café Clover

    Café Clover opened earlier this week in the West Village. The new spot is focused on health. The menu from executive chef David Standridge includes... Read more

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    Ramen Lab Now Open

    After months of delay from waiting for Con Ed authorization on gas, Ramen Lab is now open. The ramen bar is a project of N.J.-based... Read more

  • The patio. (Courtesy of Death Ave)

    Death Ave Opens Next to High Line

    Death Ave, a combination of a restaurant and bar, a brewery, and an adjacent café neio (coffee shop), has just opened right next to the... Read more

  • “1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die” by Mimi Sheraton.

    Traveling the World in 1,000 Bites

    Where food is involved, New Year’s resolutions often mean eating less, or eating healthier. But Mimi Sheraton’s “1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die” (Workman,... Read more

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    2nd Annual National Cassoulet Day in NYC

    For some, nothing beats a cassoulet in winter. White beans; confit duck, pork, or goose; and pork sausage go into this hearty French dish from... Read more

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    Pinot Days Comes to NYC

    Pinot producers from California, Oregon, and New Zealand will descend on New York on Jan. 18 to showcase their wines at City Winery (155 Varick... Read more

  • DF Mavens, in the East Village. (Courtesy of DF Mavens)

    DF Mavens in East Village Open

    DF Mavens has officially opened a brick-and-mortar store in the East Village. The Fal Foods brand makes vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, kosher ice creams. In addition... Read more

  • FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo, a cow eats in a feedlot at Suwannee Farms in O'Brien, Fla. Dietary guidelines released by the government every five years lay out recommendations for healthy eating. Next year's version may look at what is healthy for the environment, too.  The idea of looking at how food is grown _  not just how it is eaten _ has already provoked outrage from the agriculture and food industries and even Congress. They say an environmental agenda doesn't belong in what has always been practical guidelines for a healthful lifestyle.  (AP Photo/Tamara Lush, File)

    Guide for Healthy Eating May Consider Environment

    WASHINGTON— The government issues dietary guidelines every five years to encourage Americans to eat healthier. This year’s version may look at what is healthy for... Read more

  • Forest foods on display at the Forest Food and Ecology Festival on Dec.14, 2014, at Sri Aurobindo Society, New Delhi. Uncultivated forest foods are rich in micronutrients according to researchers and can help beat a nutrition crisis. (Venus Upadhayaya/Epoch Times)

    Forest Food of Indian Tribes Can Overcome Nutrition Crisis

    NEW DELHI—The World Health Organization estimates that more than 2 billion people in the world today suffer from micronutrient deficiencies, primarily in Asia and Africa... Read more

  • Peter Mauer feeding guinea fowl at his farm in the Catskills. (Courtesy of Mauer's Mountain Farms)

    How Guinea Hens Saved the Farm

    Peter Mauer had no idea of the tie that would bind him to guinea hens when he caught one at the age of 8. A... Read more

  • Rotisserie-Crisped Beets from Narcissa, New York. (Courtesy of Narcissa Restaurant)

    James Beard Foundation’s Picks for Best Dishes of 2014

    The good folks at the James Beard Foundation know a thing or two about food. Work involves food, and free time involves food, too. Over... Read more

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