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NYC’s 5 Best Desserts

From authentic French morning dessert pastries to the unique take on shaved ice from the Taiwanese community, a number of restaurants, trucks, and carts made 2011 a little sweeter.

CBS New York–12/28/2011

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5 Of NYC’s Best Meals Of 2011

There was a lot of great food and food events to be had in 2011, from The Meatball Shop opening in Williamsburg to the opening of Smorgasburg. Here are some of the best meals to be had in 2011.

CBS New York–12/27/2011

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The 5 Best Meals Under $20 On The Lower East Side

The Lower East Side has been epicenter of cheap eats in New York City for decades now, and it’s good to see the tradition continuing. From fried chicken sandwiches to Southern California tacos, here are highlights of the neighborhood.

CBS New York–12/19/2011

Sigmund's Pretzels at the Union Square Holiday Market (credit: Siobhan Wallace)

Union Square Market Features Top Foodie Finds With NYC’s Best Holiday Bites

This year, the ever-popular Union Square Holiday Market added 21 new vendors, including several local food purveyors which allow for tasty foodie finds.

12/06/2011

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Slow Food NYC’s (S)low Down Fundraiser Raises Thousands For Urban Harvest Program

Money raised went to Slow Food NYC’s Urban Harvest program, which teaches city children about healthy, locally-grown food and how it affects their health.

11/17/2011

Pastry chef and Top Chef Just Desserts contestant Melissa Camacho and designer Elisa Jimenez, Project Runway alum in costumes inspired by Broadway's Wicked. (credit: The New York Chocolate Show)

The Best Bets For The Weekend At The 14th Annual New York Chocolate Show

A rundown of the best parts of the 14th Annual New York Chocolate Show, in town at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street.

11/11/2011

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The 5 Best Meals Under $20 In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Greenpoint, long the home of New York’s Polish enclave, has a number of great Polish and American places to eat cheap, including one of New York’s newest lobster joints. Here’s a rundown of where to eat off the G.

CBS New York–11/02/2011

Schnitzel & Things at the Vendy Awards. (credit: Schnitzel & Thinngs)

NYC’s Best Food Trucks: Schnitzel & Things

Oleg Voss, the owner of famed New York City food truck Schnitzel & Things, originally had plans for a career in investment banking. A French Culinary Institute graduate, Voss’ position in the finance industry took him as far away as Vienna, where he admits he “ate loads of schnitzel.”

10/28/2011

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NYC’s Best Food Trucks: Wafels & Dinges

When Thomas DeGeest left his position as an IBM executive to hit the streets with a food truck in October 2007, it was one of the notable beginnings of the truck craze in New York.

10/26/2011

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7th Annual Vendy Awards To Name Top NYC, NJ Food Trucks Saturday

This Saturday, foodies and gourmands alike will be converging on Governors Island for the “Oscars of Street Food,” a cooking competition among some of the best street vendors New York and New Jersey have to offer.

09/22/2011

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NYC’s 5 Best Bake Shops For Mother’s Day Treats & Gifts

For too many moms out there, Mother’s Day (May 13) will only involve flowers and an overpriced dinner. Break with clichéd tradition – bring your lovely mother one of these sweet treats.

CBS New York–05/10/2011

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NYC’s 5 Best Easter Treats & Sweets

Chocolate bunnies and beyond: New York is home to some of the country’s best chocolatiers, and they have all the treats the Easter Bunny needs to create a beautiful and delicious basket.

CBS New York–04/08/2011

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