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Gift Guide: Easy to Ship, Only in New York Foods

Shopping for a New York expat? Convincing a buddy to move here? You can't send New York attitude or that creeping feeling of paying godknowshowmuch for a studio apartment—but you can send proper pastrami. And smoked fish. And any number of the city's top cookies. Here are nine Only in New York food businesses—traditional and new—that will take care of all the shipping for you to deliver your gifts nationwide. More

Midnight Snack: Where to Get Late-Night Milk and Cookies Downtown

If you're like me, deep down, you know that Santa Claus is real without a shred of doubt in your heart. (It simply makes sense that an immortal yet overweight elderly man would have the back strength to slide down a chimney and deliver presents to all 7 billion of us in a single night.) If you're a naysayer, just know that you're rebuking one of your own—Kris Kringle is a food lover, and his voracious appetite for hours-long nocturnal cookie-and-milk binges proves it. Holiday season is cookie season, and in this city, night owls can take advantage of bakeries offering twilight confections. More

A Sandwich A Day: Turkey, Swiss, and Honey Mustard at Momofuku Milk Bar

The first thought that came to mind when I encountered the Turkey, Swiss, and Honey Mustard Sandwich ($6) at Momofuku Milk Bar: airplane food. It was in the presentation—already prepared, pre-wrapped in plastic. The woman behind the counter offered to warm it up, and I accepted. She nuked it in the microwave. I crossed my fingers, hoping the bread wouldn't turn rubbery, and dug in. More

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