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Gluten-Free Girl's Guide to the Best Restaurants in Seattle

The Kitchn    8/19/2017

Gluten-Free Girl shares her favorite Seattle restaurants that are 100% gluten-free. It's not hard to find good food in Seattle. In 2016 alone, 160 new restaurants, bars that serve food, or little corner shops opened in this rainy city where food is a comfort and entertainment both. Southern-inspired...


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The bar menu is heavy on wines & original cocktails

Drink Like a Movie Star at BLVD

Chicago Magazine    7/31/2017

The old-Hollywood vibe makes your cocktail feel way classier. The dining room at BLVD feels like a throwback to a far more decadent time. That’s how it’s supposed to be—lounging in a velvet banquette, you can almost imagine yourself living through the golden era of Hollywood.



Upscale food in an immaculately designed space- not daunting

Restaurant review: Kalurah Street Grill gives the local scene a refreshing hit of upscale, modern dining

The Advocate    8/10/2017

When interviewing co-owner Brad Watts about Kalurah Street Grill last year, he joked that he was a masochist. Kalurah Street Grill is Watts’ second time taking over a somewhat iconic space in Baton Rouge and...


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Offering Filipino classics such as lumpia and sisig...

At Bistro 1521, a welcome discovery of Filipino fare

Washington Post    8/18/2017

Given the ink and accolades lavished on Bad Saint in Washington, it’s a surprise the Filipino charmer doesn’t have more competition. The cuisine, after all, borrows from Chinese, Malay, Spanish and other colorful repertoires. A satisfying step in a corrective direction is Bistro 1521, which opened in Arlington in July on the site of a former Applebee’s.


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Whether available since 1929, or only during season, come

The 8 Best BLTs In NYC

Gothamist    8/17/2017

Have there ever been three ingredients that exist in such perfect sandwich harmony as chewy, smoky bacon, bright, juicy tomatoes, and fresh, crisp lettuce? Add a slather of mayo to the proceedings, maybe toast the bread, don't junk it up with creative flourishes (some exceptions apply), and a...


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Go beyond the standard meat and refried beans fillings...

10 Best Breakfast Burritos in Metro Phoenix

Phoenix New Times    8/7/2017

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and breakfast burritos are the most important breakfast food. We know breakfast is important. We also know it's hard to make it happen. There's really only one way to wrap all of the savory goodness you could want to start your day in one...


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Does it seem like we're in a renaissance of vegan today?

Devour Portland's Newest Crop of Vegan Brunches

Portland Monthly    8/7/2017

Once you take the bacon, eggs, cheese, and butter out of breakfast, what’s left? In most parts of America, the answer is likely, “Not much.” But in famously vegan-friendly Portland, options abound—and we’re not just talking about hash browns and dry toast, either. In the last few months alone,...


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Some may be fancy, but good seafood doesn't need to be

The Best Crab Shacks in America

Coastal Living    8/17/2017

There are fantastic crab shacks hidden in every corner of Chesapeake...


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Perfect for a healthy nosh after a healthy shopping spree

Review: Bountiful salads, beautiful setting at Palo Alto's Terrain Cafe

San Jose Mercury News    8/8/2017

Terrain Cafe, a garden restaurant adjacent to Stanford Shopping Center’s Anthropologie & Co., is beautiful. Inside, plants are fashioned into art, from the massive garden panel wall to the found antique floral chandelier detailed with bark and other living things. The kitchen is open, the patio has...


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The location is the best, the resort keeps getting better

Resort photo tour: Waikiki'€™s classic Royal Hawaiian

USATODAY    3/27/2017

The "€œPink Palace of the Pacific" opened its doors 32 years before Hawaii became a state. On the shores of Waikiki Beach on the Hawaiian island of Oahu sits the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” The Royal Hawaiian, a...



Different seasons call for different drinks - what's calling

Beat the heat with these drinks: PW’s picks of spots to sip on something cool before summer’s close


Fall is fast approaching, but rest assured, we’re definitely in the dog days of summer, where water ice consumption sky rockets and two showers-a-day is still a necessity. Scorching heatwaves call for thirst quenchers from sun up to sundown.


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Find tamales in a building in a rainbow of festive colors

Mom's Tamales & Pupusas to open with home cooking of El Salvador


The casual, counter-order restaurant at 263 Reily St. sits across from the Midtown Cinema in Harrisburg. It's easy to spot thanks to a mural splashed across the building and painted in a rainbow of festive colors....


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Made distinctive w/ the use of produce & ingredients from NZ

This is the Only Place You Can Get New Zealand Cuisine if You Live in L.A.

Los Angeles Magazine    8/16/2017

And, no, they don’t just serve kiwis. Whenever we think we’ve seen it all, some enterprising chef or restauranteur brings something new to the LA food scene. In the case of Aroha in Westlake Village, it’s the food of New Zealand, now available to local diners for the first time. What is New Zealand cuisine, you wonder? “The mindset with...


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A focus on food, with a lot of Californian influences

Restaurant Review: Kinda Tropical

The Austin Chronicle    7/28/2017

Hot-weather food with a sunny disposition. At least for those of us who spend more time engaging with Instagram than we do with reality, it seems inevitable that Austin would get a bar named Kinda Tropical. Every other shot is backdropped by Blanche Devereaux fronds, every Wayfarer-wearing bro has a...


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Historic for old history, & not so old too. All interesting

12 of the Most Historic Hotels in America


From the world's longest porch to an immigration housing unit – these hotel stories will surprise you. Frank Sinatra, Jackie Kennedy and Babe Ruth would approved.


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Don't wait - "We haven’t made it until closing time once.”

A Day in the Life of DC's Top Pit Master

Washingtonian Magazine    7/18/2017

Think making top-notch barbecue is all about the meat? Well, yes, but it’s also around-the-clock work that sometimes involves thieves, book talks, and stopping for salad. We spent a day with Federalist Pig pit master Rob Sonderman to see what’s involved running the best ‘cue joint in DC.


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Do succumb to The Temptress, one of Otoro’s new cocktails

Otoro adds new elements to Japanese cuisine


The Mirage's new restaurant also highlights the robata grill. Japonais, a Chicago-based transplant, centered around its robata grill, placing it...


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The city’s Wednesdays are as busy as Fridays in other towns

Beat the Crowds in New Orleans

National Geographic    4/29/2017

Overflowing with fun and food, New Orleans isn't just a locale for a weekend trip. Follow this itinerary for the best time in the Crescent City. “How you doin’, baby?” asks a waitress, and immediately, hopelessly, you’re wheels-up in love with New Orleans. It’s not just her words; it’s the lilt of...


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Go to the "Big City" to visit a clearly "miniature city"

Honey, They Shrunk The World: NYC Exhibition Lets You Tour A Tiny Globe

NPR: National Public Radio    7/10/2017

The miniature models of Gulliver's Gate represent places in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. They're populated by tiny people, pint–size penguins and bitty cars that move. New York's Time Square is known to many as the crossroads of the world — and now a new tourist attraction displays much of it under one roof. Gulliver's Gate is a miniature, for-profit exhibition populated by tiny people and...


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If you're looking for "character", you should visit here

5 Places That Exist Only in Portland's Division/Clinton Neighborhood

Portland Monthly    8/8/2017

You want Old Portland? We’ve got your Old Portland—and then some. Humble SE Division Street’s transformation into a condo-cluttered...


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Have a hankering to eat ham-bone soup & buttermilk biscuits?

Chef Edouardo Jordan Shows Off His Southern Roots and Northwestern Culinary Chops with JuneBaby

the Stranger    8/2/2017

The Salare chef takes it back home in his second Seattle venture, which...


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You don't have to be a tiki loyalist to enjoy tiki culture

Bay Area bars and their top tropical cocktails

San Jose Mercury News    8/12/2017

If you think all tropical drinks are boozy, blue and carry a paper umbrella, you probably need to find a new cocktail bar. Here in the Bay Area, we have a small but fiercely dedicated group of tiki loyalists, including San Francisco’s Smuggler’s Cove and Alameda’s...


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Find out how Hawaii’s Portuguese conquered the art of bread

Bake Portuguese sweet bread in a stone forno at the Kona Historical Society

Hawaii Magazine    8/14/2017

In this Kona tradition, young and old gather to bake Portuguese sweet bread and take a bite out of this delectable part of the Big Island’s multicultural history. Nestled along the slopes of the dormant Hualalai volcano on Hawaii Island, a traditional stone forno (Portuguese for “oven”) burns with sweet anticipation. Master...


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Try the arancini, which is coated stuffed rice balls

Italian Comfort Food at Dieci in the Biltmore Neighborhood of Phoenix

Phoenix New Times    8/9/2017

The menu, described as “Italian-American,” is earnest and unflashy. And this is what makes Dieci so satisfying — it’s a red-sauce Italian joint of the sort that’s become increasingly rare in recent years. You have more than likely eaten this type of food countless times before, but at Dieci, a bowl...