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Monster Cupcake Taste Test; Get Mangalitsa in MePa

MEPA—Reps send word that MePa restaurant Macelleria is now serving Mangalitsa pig, both as a neck roll with pancetta and Italian coleslaw and as lardo on top of focaccia. [EaterWire]

CUPCAKES—Serious Eats embarks on a crazy cupcake taste test, trying out practically every cupcake offering in the city and narrowing the choices down to the top 12: Buttercup Bake Shop, Sweet Revenge, Robicelli's, Sugar Sweet Sunshine, Tribeca Treats, Tonnie's Minis, Amy's Bread, Kumquat Cupcakery, Spot, Chickalicious Dessert Bar, Two Little Red Hens, and Baked. Click through to see their thoughts. [SE]

TWITTERVERSE—Past and future talk show host @ConanOBrien on ice cream flavors that will be missed: "Baskin-Robbins will be cutting 5 ice cream flavors at the end of July. Farewell, 'Cadaver Chunk.'" [Twitter]

MEATPACKING DISTRICT—Reps for The Standard Grill announce Standard Bingo starting this Sunday at 11 PM. For reservations, please contact TheStandardGrill@standardhotel.com. [EaterWire]

The Spotted Pig

314 West 11th Street, Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 620-0393 Visit Website

The Breslin

16 West 29th Street, Manhattan, NY 10001 (212) 679-1939 Visit Website

The Standard Grill

848 Washington Street, Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 645-4100 Visit Website

The Standard Grill

848 Washington St., New York, NY

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