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A Hamburger Today
From the bloggers who brought you Slice, A Hamburger Today focuses on the best burgers in New York.
Enter a type of food into the calculator and it will determine the number of calories in a serving.
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
The CSPI is a nonprofit education organization, which seeks to improve the "safety and nutritional quality of our food supply." This site contains a link to their monthly newsletter entitled Nutrition Action Healthletter.
This cooking encyclopedia contains entries on a variety of ingredients, kitchen tools, and cooking tips.
All things related to New York's restaurant world: real estate, closings, and soon-to-be openings.
Food & Nutrition Information Center
Numerous links to current and reliable nutrition information, icluding food composition, dietary supplements, dietary guidelines, and special topics.
Reviews and write-ups on various lunch stops in the mid-town area.
An update on the U.S. government food pyramid, the new pyramids are designed to be personalized.
New York Magazine's Grub Street
News and reviews on NYC restaurants, including special features such as New York Diet and Ask a Waiter.
New York Today's Restaurants
A searchable guide offering restaurant lists by cuisine and ratings complete with reviews from The New York Times.
Pearl's Pantry - Food Lover's Glossary
An A to Z glossary of food and cooking terms.
Restaurant Inspection Information
Provides the results of inspections of food service establishments in the five boroughs conducted by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Search for a restaurant by neighborhood or establishment name.
All about pizza in New York and beyond.
The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
This site's mission is to increase public awareness about food allergies and anaphylaxis (a severe, life-threatening reaction). It provides access to some current research and links to other allergy related sites.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service Home Page
This government Website provides information on food safety, food recalls, foodborne illness, and a variety of other topics.
The New York Times - Search New York City Restaurants
This site allows you to search for New York City restaurants by name, cuisine, location, price, rating, and meal.
The Strong Buzz
New restaurant reviews and news from freelance writer Andrea Strong.
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
This site provides an index of foods, which can be searched to find nutrient values.
This site allows you to search for restaurant addresses and phone numbers,and to browse by cuisines and neighborhoods. Unfortunately, you must be a subscriber to read the restaurant reviews.