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We Chat with Pichet Ong of Sugar and Plumm

Chef Pichet Ong of Sugar and Plumm wears many hats and seems to have three dozen to-do lists. A self-taught chef in both the savory and pastry worlds, his work has garnered him many awards, and his products dazzle and delight the young and young at heart. We caught up with Chef Ong at the new upper west side location of Sugar and Plumm to talk about where all the energy comes from and what's most important to him in and out of the kitchen. More

Coppelia: The 24-Hour Cuban Diner We Didn't Know We Needed

Some restaurants open to fill a clear need—and some restaurants strike a note so right that they seem as if they were needed all along. I didn't know that 14th Street needed a 24-hour Cuban diner, polished but homey, Latin-and-American, with cheery yellow walls and remarkable desserts and Maná and Juanes as the soundtrack. But now that I've been, it seems the most logical idea in the world. More

The Dessert Files: Village Tart

"There were too many baked glories to explore at this bakery counter—I'll definitely be coming back for more." [Photo: Kathy Chan] Soho's Village Tart opened up last week with a selection of sweets at the bakery counter. Spotted: Nutella skillet... More

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