dumplings
Taiwanese dumpling chain Din Tai Fung serves up all the different types of dumplings you’ll ever want.

Welcome to the FResh List! Every Friday morning, the dedicated staffers in FR’s New York City office compile a list of all the random things on their minds about the world of food and drink and beyond, as well as some names to know. 

1. Marc Vetri

2. Keith McNally

3. Beef tenderloin stir fry with scallion pancakes at Llama Inn

4. Thanksgiving practice rounds

5. French violet mustard (try it on Thanksgiving turkey or ham)

6. Din Tai Fung

7. Brand-new nonstick pans fresh out of the box

8. BYOW(eed) to Denver restaurants

9. Michelin stars — and snubs (and why does anyone even care?)

10. David Blaine magic tricks

11. Alessandro Borgognone

12. Chicken heart yakitori

13. New Childish Gambino

14. Beets

15. The Italian Combo at Court Street Grocers

16. Space Jam is horribly overhyped, but the shoes are still the greatest.

17. Onigiri

18. Obama and Biden exit memes

19. Damn Fine Cherry Pie, the unofficial Twin Peaks cookbook

20. 2 Dope Queens podcast

21. Eric Wareheim calls everything he drinks “piss” and claims to love drinking it in his Instagram stories.

22. Brooklyn dine-in theater ranking: Nitehawk Cinema, Alamo Drafthouse, Syndicated