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

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.24.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

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
Liza de Guia

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
Liza de Guia

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
Liza de Guia

In today's model, the chain of custody isn't as direct as you might think.

The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Ella Nemova, the Founder and Chief Faux Gras-preneur of The Regal Vegan, an artisan food company in Brooklyn focused on decadent vegan treats. Her opinions are fiery, and her suggestions eye-opening.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, Luke's Lobster: Ambassadors of Maine

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Luke Holden, the president and founder of Luke's Lobster, a sustainably focused Maine seafood company based in New York City. Luke is a proud Mainer, or "Mainiac."

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

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

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
Liza de Guia

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, King Souvlaki of Astoria

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"Grilling fast and grilling good" is the name of the game at this meat-on-a-stick street food stop.

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

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Brooklyn-based food truck El Olomega shares their family's secret recipes for pupusas, a traditional El Salvadorian-style street food.

Grazin's Grassfed Burgers: A Small Diner Aims to Make The Cleanest Burger You'll Ever Eat

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.02.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Grazin' is the world's FIRST farm-to-table direct, 100 percent Animal Welfare Approved grassfed and finished burger joint.

Drawn to Fire: A Fire Starter & His Sustainable Meat Shop

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Jeremy Stanton, the chef and proprietor of sustainable butcher shop The Meat Market, has a way with fire.

Food Curated: Bell & Anchor, A Little Bit of Brooklyn in the Berkshires

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.31.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Mark Firth, the owner and chief farmhand of the Bell & Anchor, "just want(s) to eat well and keep it unpretentious."

Sky Ice: Daring New Flavors in Ice Cream (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.25.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Sky Ice, an artisan, all-natural ice cream shop in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is churning our flavors like lychee rose, wasabi peanut butter and dark chocolate campfire.

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
Liza de Guia

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
Liza de Guia

The ultimate egg sandwich.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Landhaus' Melt-in-Your-Mouth Bacon Sticks

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Melt-in-your mouth, thick cut bacon on a stick: A preview of what's in store at GoogaMooga this year!

GoogaMooga Sneak Peeks: Jeepney's Cured Pork Chori Burger

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"When it comes to Filipino food, everything's gotta be BIG."

On Why We Cook: To Break Taboos and to Create

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.03.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Sung Park, chef and owner of Bistro Petit in Brooklyn, is breaking taboos with his bold-flavored Korean French cuisine.

Why We Cook: Chef Amie Valpone Cooks to Live

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What if you loved food, but the odds were against you?

A Vegetarian Butcher Makes a Case for Wheat Meat

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.10.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"Seitan isn't a meat replacement, it's a food stuff in its own right," say the seitan specialists behind Monk's Meats, which produces between 100 to 150 pounds of seitan a day.

A Mission To Make Nuts More Alluring

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I will admit, I'm not the biggest nut person. I rarely crave them. In fact, I don't seek them out. Nuts, in general, don't make it into my pantry as a snack.

WATCH: A New Take On Freshly Baked Cookies

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I had never seen fresh baked frozen cookies marketed in the freezer aisle before and I was intrigued (maybe a little skeptical), but I'm so glad I tried 'em.

The Best Baguettes Around

Liza de Guia | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

There's nothing like 'em. To me, they have the perfect texture, perfect flavor and crunch.