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The Best and Worst Foods to Eat Before a Date

Whether you’ve planned a marathon evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing, or an oh-so romantic night of Netflix and chill, you want your body to …

Reader: Willy Wonka as the Best Food Movie? Major Loss of Credibility.

With Bradley Cooper's <i>Burnt</i> about to hit the big screens, last week we unreeled our list of The Ten Best Food Movies Ever, which put the original <i>Willy</i> …

Where to find the best Chinese food in Los Angeles

If there’s a de facto mecca for Chinese food in this country, it’s surely located in the greater Los Angeles area—more specifically, the suburban enclaves of the San Gabriel Valley, whose satellite communities have earned SoCal elite status as a destination for Sichuan specialties and …

Best food bloggers over 50

The <b>cookbook is, allegedly, dying a slow death</b>, but that doesn't mean the over 55s are putting down their cooking utensils to delve into the <b>murky world of convenience food</b> - it's the exact opposite in fact.<p>The annual <b>Waitrose 'food and drink trend' report</b> revealed the over-55s are the most inventive …

Watch: The Best Way to Fry Seafood

Sang Yoon knows how to fry.<p>There's no denying the appeal of a raw oyster on-the-half-shell or barely-seared scallop, but there’s also no denying the …

The Best Super Foods for Every Skin Issue

You know the age-old saying: you are what you eat—and if we’re talking prevalent skin ailments like wrinkles, acne, and dryness amongst others, the …

London’s best places to eat Scottish food

Poor old St. Andrew’s Day. Not as trendy as its Irish cousin, which has been adopted the world over as a time to celebrate, Scotland’s national day often slips by without much fanfare. Burn’s Night in January is far more popular and widely celebrated – but why would anyone turn down the excuse for …

The 6 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Mistress America,’ ‘Amy’

As holiday purchasing picks up, we’ve got an exceptionally robust week of home video releases — so much so that our standard five-release limit …

Why It Matters That Mad Max Was Named Best Movie by the National Board of Review

The National Board of Review is a vaguely defined group of “film enthusiasts and professionals, academics, young filmmakers and students” whose last …

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In November

<i>We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, much more- there are book</i> …

Here Are the 11 Best Books on Detroit

Sometimes, the best way to celebrate a city is by learning more about it. With the below list, you'll be able to find everything from <b>biographies</b> to anthologies to <b>photography books</b>, each providing insight on what makes Detroit tick. Because this list is limited to only 11 books, you should also …

The best drink books of 2015

From fine wine to hipster sherry – Henry Jeffreys goes in search of the genre’s least dry offerings<p>Best of culture in 2015: see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>If you mention the word wine to most people, it will probably conjure up images of merriment: …

The best food books of 2015

Cookbooks promise either health or comfort – and occasionally both. Bee Wilson shares the most loved books in her kitchen<p>Best of culture in 2015: see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>You wait years for a decent chicken cookbook to come along, then two …

Ranking the Best College Basketball Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Title

Throughout the history of the NCAA tournament, there have been dozens of teams that seemed sure bets to win it all only to fall short of capturing the national championship.<p>Paring this list of the best college basketball teams that did not win the NCAA title to 10 was not easy. There are many great …

The Baltimore Ravens are the best 1-6 team in football

The Baltimore Ravens are the best 1-6 team in football.<p>I know that sentence will come across as facetious, but I swear I’m not trying to be. The Ravens are so, so much better than their 1-6 record indicates.<p>There was evidence of this last night on Monday Night Football, when the Ravens went up …

NFL

Clemson Proves Playoff Committee Right, Is College Football's Best Team

CLEMSON, S.C. — As a huge, orange-hued mass of humanity congealed on the Memorial Stadium field Saturday night, “Run This Town” blared from a sound system turned up to 11.<p>“We gonna run this town tonight!” Rihanna wailed, and there was a sense that this was a party that was just getting started.<p>With …

How I stopped being busy... and got a real life

If you are anything like me, you can become quite skilled at putting off living.<p>“When I get through this crazy month …”<p>“When this project is behind me …”<p>“When I am not so busy …”<p>But once the month is over, the work project is finished, the “just a minute” has passed, and the urgent call has been …

Positive Thinking

Get That Life: How I Became the First American Female Captain of a Megaton Cruise Ship

Kate McCue went on her first cruise at age 12. Now she's in charge of a ship traveling between the Eastern U.S. and the Caribbean.<p><i>When she was 12, Kate McCue went on her first cruise with her family. She thought it looked like fun to work on the ship, maybe as an event planner. Then her father gave</i> …

Addicted and Desperate: How I Learned To Live Again

<i>Sharon Blake, Author</i><p>It has become far too easy to write off the broken people we see every day -- the addict on the street corner, the woman pushing a wobbly cart down the sidewalk. We cross the street, look away, avoid eye contact. I know what that kind of rejection feels like because I was one of …

Empathy

Novelist Jeffrey Siger Talks Greece, Wall Street and Mystery Thrillers

<i>Novelist, Jeffrey Siger, on Mykonos</i><p>A sun soaked island hillside dotted with small, whitewashed buildings that seemingly rolls straight into the deep blue, Aegean sea. It all seems so perfect, so idyllic. Like the set of a movie viewers want to jump right into and join the movie characters as they …

Writing

The Seven Types of Dress Shoes Every Man Should Own

<b>Last Updated December, 2017.</b><p>Long a product of the highest craftsmanship and design — from wizened men in Turkey to cobblers in Western New York — …

Shoes

Cubs' Theo Epstein says best-of-three wild-card round has been proposed

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says making the wild-card round a best-of-three series has been proposed in the past, but was …

Baseball