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A Sugared-Up Tour of Paris with Pastry Chef Yigit Pura

A Sugared-Up Tour of Paris with Pastry Chef Yigit Pura

If you’ve never witnessed a man make love to a tart of the pastry variety, then you have never met Yigit Pura or seen the ecstatic flutter of his chestnut eyelashes and the pursing of his full Turkish lips as he takes a deep bite from a Chantilly-filled St. Honoré cake to the sidelong glance of a scandalized Frenchwoman down the row on the Paris metro.

The $180,000 Del Popolo Pizza Food Truck

The $180,000 Del Popolo Pizza Food Truck

There’s only one possible reaction upon first seeing Jon Darsky’s pizza truck: Whoa. Hitched to a mighty rig that weighs 14 tons, Del Popolo begins serving Neapolitan pies this spring from its 5,000-pound oven. This much muscle comes at a cost—over $180,000 in all. The good news: Del Popolo is inimitable. “You’d have to be a fool to try and copy it,” says Darsky. “This thing was f*cking expensive.” Here, a few of the highlights.

Get Decked Out in Gold

Get Decked Out in Gold

Rock candy takes a cue from nature with a mix of metals, textures, 
and rough-hewn gems.

Old-Fashioned Candy's Back, with an Artisan Twist

Old-Fashioned Candy's Back, with an Artisan Twist

Local chocolatiers are bringing old-fashioned candy back into fashion, with a smattering of artisan ingredients, of course.

SeatMe Looks To Dethrone SF-Based OpenTable

SeatMe Looks To Unseat SF-Based OpenTable

It’s Friday evening, and you desperately want a table at Frances.Unless you’re a VIP who keeps the general manager on speed dial, you scour OpenTable where, if you’re lucky, you may find a seat at 5 or 10 p.m.—score one for little old ladies and European tourists. But here’s what you don’t know: The lack of seats doesn’t necessarily mean the house is packed. Turns out, some of the city’s hottest restaurants hide peak-hour tables from the only major reservations system online.

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