November 8th, 2013
11:30 AM ET
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Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.

Recently, news broke that made-in-China dog jerky treats had killed about 600 pets (mostly dogs, along with almost a dozen cats) and made thousands more ill. Poor guys. The FDA’s veterinary medicine chief, Dr. Bernadette Dunham, called it “One of the most elusive and mysterious outbreaks we’ve encountered.”

I hate that headline. I love my two cats, Lily Gorilla and Coco, who, I’m afraid, are pretty spoiled. (They occasionally score leftovers from the Food & Wine Test Kitchen and from restaurants around New York City.) Still, there are some lengths I’m not ready to go to, like paying $1,000 for treats.

Here are some of the more extravagant things people are doing for their pets. And before my cats start feeling left out, I’ll note that they’re all geared toward dogs.
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November 5th, 2013
01:01 PM ET
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No one is disputing the quality of the wings. But still.
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November 4th, 2013
07:00 AM ET
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Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.

It’s been a big year for booze and food heists. Thousands of jars of Nutella! Hundreds of bottles of outrageously good bourbon! Tons, literally, of Muenster cheese. None of it was safe.
 
Let’s get to the shocking details.
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October 17th, 2013
12:30 PM ET
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At Magic Restroom Cafe in Los Angeles, guests sit on toilet seats while chomping down on food served in toilet bowls.

In the words of Forrest Gump: And that's all we've got to say about that.

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