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WATCH: NYC Has The Cronut, But The Craze In London: Bread Ahead's Custard Grenades

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
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I tried to share one of his donuts. A novice mistake, as these are not made for sharing.

Meet The 5 Food Truck Finalists For The 2014 NYC Vendy Cup Awards (WATCH)

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.09.2014 | Taste
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This year, the finalists span not only cuisines, but many of the boroughs.

Food Curated: A Dressing That Makes You Wanna Eat Your Vegetables

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.24.2014 | Taste
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Meet Masaki & Yukimi Momose, the husband and wife team behind MOMO Dressing, a small-batch, Japanese dressing company based in New York City. MOMO Dressing isn't big, but it should be.

The Standard Which to Measure Every Churro: La Vara's Churros (NYC)

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.20.2014 | Taste
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To me, Alex is a Saint. A Churro Saint. She saved me. She single-handedly absolved all the sins of New York City churro makers by creating, in my opinion, the Holy Grail of Churros. Just one bite will transform even the strongest skeptic into a believer.

Tea Lovers, You're Drinking Tea All Wrong

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
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I never heard of being "tea drunk" before. Never knew it was even a possibility for tea to have that effect on you.

Dock to Dish Bringing 'Fishermen's Fish' Back To The Community

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
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In today's model, the chain of custody isn't as direct as you might think.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, The Chipper Truck: The Last Stop in Woodlawn

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
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Meet Alice and Valentino, the co-owners of The Chipper Truck, a late-night only, Irish food truck based in Woodlawn, NY. In this mini Irish community tucked away in the Bronx, eager night owls come hungry to The Chipper Truck for addictive Irish comfort food.

A Happy Clappy Vegan Food Truck

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.28.2013 | Taste
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The Cinnamon Snail is vegan food truck with donuts like The Ultra Right Wing Conservative Bearded Lady Bop he Hulk Hogan Transvestite Fudgie Wudgie.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, El Olomega: Putting Salvadoran Pupusas on the Map

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
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Brooklyn-based food truck El Olomega shares their family's secret recipes for pupusas, a traditional El Salvadorian-style street food.

A Decorated Cookie You'll Love

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
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Gail Dosik, the founder and cookie aficionado behind One Tough Cookie, knows everything there is to know about cookies.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Joseph Leonard's Fried Chicken Sandwich

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
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Quite possibly the perfect fried chicken sandwich.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Northern Spy Food's Egg Begley, Jr

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.17.2013 | Taste
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The ultimate egg sandwich.

Why We Cook: Chef Amie Valpone Cooks to Live

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
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What if you loved food, but the odds were against you?

The Best Baguettes Around

Liza de Guia | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
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There's nothing like 'em. To me, they have the perfect texture, perfect flavor and crunch.

WATCH: The Life Of Happy, Grass-Fed Sheep

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.12.2012 | Taste
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Meet Anna Hodson, the young and gentle, sheep loving shepherd at Kinderhook Farm in Ghent, NY. The farm is dedicated to producing great tasting meat as well as the care and concern of each and every animal.

WATCH: The Best Of NYC Street Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.07.2012 | Taste
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These are the street food elite: six food vendors cooking up special plates unlike any other in the 5 boroughs.

Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches: Summer's New Sugar Rush

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
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Here's a little secret, at Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, you can order any of their donuts served cut in half, with a scoop of ice cream in the middle. Chow.com Contributing Editor, Liza de Guia, filed the following report on this 60+ year old donut shop's latest sugar rush creation.

WATCH: What A Sea Salt Company Looks Like

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.23.2012 | Home
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Real salts, salts not heavily processed in factories, don't all taste the same. They have their own unique "terroir" -- nuanced flavors that give a product a special sense of place.

Big Dipper Baby Food: Not Afraid To Feed Your Babies Fresh Bone Marrow Or Duck Liver (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
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"Raising kids is really hard work, and if we can make it a little easier for parents to feed their babies better, then I think we're doing the right t...

Planet Fuel: Organic Juices that Empower Kids to Make a Difference

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
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"You know, for us, it was never really an option to buy our kids products, like Capri Sun, that we felt were really loaded down with sugars and unnatu...

Dandelion Chocolate: Discover the Real Flavor of Chocolate (Video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
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"I think what we're doing is important, it's important for chocolate. And it's important for us that this type of chocolate is known about." Meet Tod...

Pie Corps: Two Bakers on a Mission to Make You Love Pie (video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
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"We have a pie shape for every hunger level and every need." Meet Cheryl Perry and Felipa Lopez, the founders and bakers behind Pie Corps, an artisan...

A New Artisan Superfood Snack for Super Athletes: Chia Chargers

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
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"We were so surprised there were no other products in the market incorporating chia seeds into a snack food." Meet Catherine Mangan Walsh, the co-fou...

WATCH: A Self-Proclaimed 'Bad Ass' Baking Company

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
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Gillian specializes in modern takes on nostalgic items, reinventing recipes using high-quality ingredients for things you loved growing up: devils dogs, pop tarts, pies and bundt cakes. She has a beautiful story to tell.

WATCH: Smokable Herbal Tea Is Real And Legal

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
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I'm sure many of you drink tea, occasionally, as a herbal remedy or a sleep aid, but have any of you ever smoked it? Probably not. It was a first for me too.