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Category Archives: Food

East Village Food Tour: Ahhh the Flavors!

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The Lower East Side (L.E.S.) was once the stomping grounds for an 18th century melting pot of immigrants (Dutch, German, Jewish, Italian, Ukrainian, etc). Today many parts still remain true to this cultural heritage.  The neighborhoods beginnings, history, and gentrification are highlighted through an authentic tour of several dining establishments with City Food Tours. They graciously introduce tourists and New Yorkers alike to the many delicious gastronomic pleasures in the… Read More

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Calistoga in Winter: All the Perks Without the Crowds

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Calistoga, located at the north end of California’s beautiful and famous Napa Valley amidst hot springs and world class wineries, is always a popular destination in the summer and fall. But have you ever thought of going in the winter? There are good reasons to consider visiting this historic village (population 5200) in January, February, and March. Here are just a few of the many reasons: Fewer people, no lines,… Read More

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Estiatorio Milos & Knave: A 5 Star Evening in New York

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There is something about having a drink or two in one of New York’s hotel bars that can make either an in-house guest or an off-the-street city resident, feel fabulous.   Off the clean and modern lines of Le Parker Meridien’s lobby is the setting of what resembles an aged gothic cathedral. Through the wrought iron gates, past the glowing table of prayer candles, below the giant wrought iron chandeliers, and… Read More

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Viva Las Veggies

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At Top Las Vegas Restaurants, Exciting Meatless Menus Are Designed with the Vegetarian in Mind! Whether you are a true vegetarian, a vegan, a once-a-week-vegetarian or you just wonder how people make it through life never eating meat, the vegetarian menu choices available on The Las Vegas Strip will delight your senses and make for a truly memorable dining experience – sans meat. The Border Grill at The Mandalay Bay… Read More

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Palm Springs Best Coffee Houses

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With high desert temperatures and constant sunshine, a cup of coffee might be the last thing on your mind when you visit Palm Springs. For those who are looking for their morning java there are a handful of local coffee shops and restaurants that serve coffee that’s so good, you won’t notice the temperatures. Here are five places in Palm Springs that serve the best coffee the city has to… Read More

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New York’s Best Fall Flavors

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There is definitely something about fall in New York City that heightens all five senses. The sounds, the smells, and the feel of the energy flowing through the crisp air can only make this bustling town ever more energetic. It is this time of year that New Yorkers are salivating more than ever, and here is why: Green Market Vegetables In New York, the most popular or well-known green market… Read More

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Oakland: The Bay Area’s Newest Hip Foodie Spot

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What happens when oodles of great restaurants move into the neighborhood? Well, the locals have a harder time answering the question: What’s the perfect foodie day in Oakland? The explosion of hip new places to eat and drink in Oakland, some spinoffs of well-regarded San Francisco food havens and others new openings for hot Bay Area chefs, has resulted in this exact dilemma. The answer is that there are a… Read More

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Palm Springs’ Best Burgers

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From the perfect cut of beef to the perfect toppings—and let’s not even get into buns—there is a seemingly infinite number of ways to make a good burger. Here are four of the best burger joints to be found in Palm Springs, with options that will satisfy even the pickiest of cravings for a delicious burger: Tyler’s: For an all-American hamburger with a whole lot of flavor and the perfect… Read More

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A Day Exploring Cabo San Lucas Food and Shopping

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What better way is there to start off a day in Baja than with a meal of huevos rancheros? The Mexican-style egg breakfast was served, along with orange juice, tortillas and salsa, by a delightful local girl named Maria. I enjoyed the meal in a small restaurant located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur. Read More

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