Nicole Kent

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Tourist Illegally Documents Trip to North Korea and Shares Insightful Photos He Smuggled Home

Earlier this year, London-based photographer Michal Huniewicz traveled to one of the most curious countries in the world—North Korea. He was accompanied by a small tour group and two guides who took them around the capital city of Pyongyang. As you might expect, this trip was not an easy one to …

21 luxury swimming pools with unique style concept

Design swimming pool in the house has a lot of models, usually designed according to the taste of the homeowner. The pool can add a beautiful …

Swimming Pools

Richard Branson's Love Letter to Virgin America Is a Tearjerker

“I would be lying if I didn’t admit sadness that our wonderful airline is merging with another,” wrote Sir Richard Branson shortly after Virgin America’s takeover by Alaska Airlines was announced on Monday. In a thought-provoking post on the Virgin Group’s blog, he fairly bares his soul as few CEOs …

Virgin America

Driverless taxis are about to hit Singapore

A startup that spun out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is planning to unleash driverless taxis on the city's streets later this year.<p>The company, nuTonomy, is currently working with Singapore to put self-driving electric taxis within the One North business district to serve as public …

Best BBQ in Kansas City

Barbecue is a polarizing topic. So many regions lay claim to America’s best, but the pitmasters of Kansas City have as strong a claim as anyone. And, …

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

Make Yotam Ottolenghi's Recipe for Baked Chocolate Ganache This Weekend

Rich and indulgent, chocolate ganache maybe isn't the first thing that comes to mind when planning a home-cooked dessert. While still slightly fussy, this recipe by Israeli-born chef and restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully manages to make a restaurant dessert feel accessible. The pair …

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Nature Photography

6 Englishmen you're guaranteed to meet abroad

Americans often dream of finding the perfect Englishman, with his polite manners, a country home and an accent to die for. Despite InterNations' <i>Expat Insider</i> survey ranking the United Kingdom in the top 20 countries for making its guests feel welcome, the chances of being swept off your feet by …

Neurogastronomy 101: The Science of Taste Perception

Imagine sitting down for a meal after a long day. You're craving delicious comfort food that can lift your spirits with one whiff lingering from the oven. You indulge in a meal that tastes wonderful and leaves you feeling satisfied. Except, instead of macaroni and cheese, you're eating boiled …

9 Chocolaty Halloween Recipes

At its core, Halloween is really all about one thing: chocolate. Sure, the costumes are fun and the Jack-O-Lanterns are impressive, but chocolate is …

Why it Might Be Time to Stop Using Nuts in Your Pesto

Before I'm even able to complete my thought, Google does it for me. As soon as I type, "How much water does it take," it finishes my sentence: "to grow one almond?"<p>We already know that almonds are a major contributor to California's drought—by some estimates almond growers use 10 percent of the …

Pesto

10 Pies For Fall

Pie holds a special place in our hearts all year long, but if there ever was a month for pies to shine, November would be it. We may have nearly four weeks to daydream about which ones will make it to the table on Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean we can't do a few trial runs along the way. We …

9 Best Fall Sides for Roast Chicken

From luscious pumpkin mashed potatoes to tangy mustard greens, here are nine fantastic fall sides to serve with juicy, crispy-skinned roast …

9 Burger Highlights from the 2015 Blue Moon Burger Bash

Here, nine amazing burgers we spotted and tried at the Blue Moon Burger Bash.<p>The annual Burger Bash at the New York City Wine & Food Festival is …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Alex Stupak Told Me to Make My Own Tortillas, So I Did

Forget what your kindergarten teacher told: It's <i>not</i> what's inside that counts. At least not when it comes to tacos.<p>According to Alex Stupak, who just wrote a book on the subject, <b>the difference between a great taco and a crappy one comes down to the tortilla.</b><p>Stupak defines a taco as "a tortilla with …

Mexico

The Ultimate Triple-Egg Breakfast

Everyone knows about David Chang’s cooking prowess when it comes to pork buns or ramen. But did you know he is also an insane breakfast …

One Year Later, NYC's Batard Is Better Than Ever

Bâtard has now had its year in the spotlight, including three stars from <i>The New York Times</i> and a Michelin star, so it seemed time for me to see how things are going, what's changed, and how owner Drew Nieporent is maintaining his own unique form of ebullient hospitality.<p>Nieporent and his Myriad …

My Last Meal Coconut Blueberry Pancakes

My last meal request—more of a last feast request, really, given the long list of foods I would ask for if I ever committed a heinous crime — is a lot of meat things, and then blueberry pancakes.<p>After a carnitas taco, a B.L.T., and a classic sausage slice from Lou Malnati’s, the only other thing I …

Breakfast

Make Your Own Mattar Paneer (Starting with the Cheese)

<i>You're just 1 hour and 2 ingredients away from fresh Indian cheese.</i><p>When I think of cheese, Indian food rarely comes to mind. <b>But there is one type of cheese that stands out in Indian cooking.</b> It’s easy to make and, depending on how you process and flavor it, it can be used in sweet and savory …

Cheese

4 Wines to Help You Break Out of Your Rut

<i>Why default to a wine you like when, somewhere out there, is a wine you will truly love?</i><p>I was completely unaware it was happening until I reached for the bottle of my old faithful wine and it was not there. <i>Sold out.</i><p>I felt uneasy. It was always there. I did not have to think about it. I knew what it …

Flavors

5 Tips for Opening a Pop-Up

Even for established restaurateurs, opening a pop-up presents distinct challenges.<p>Even for established restaurateurs, opening a pop-up presents …

Get More Creative with Crème Brûlée

<i>This pistachio and honey crème brûlée is burnin' up.</i><p>I’m not sure it gets more classic than crème brûlée. While there’s absolutely nothing <i>wrong</i> with the classic—cool custard flecked with specks of vanilla bean and made thick and butter-colored by the addition of golden egg yolks—I think <b>it’s time we</b> …

Dessert

The 10 British Foods You Have to Try (and Why)

We've teamed up with UK Illustrator Edward McGowan to put together a UK foodie map with the top British foods worth trying on your next UK holiday. For more foodie & travel tips, check out Eating London's Foodie Guide. Let us know what you think in the comments!<p>English Breakfast<p>One of the United …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

BBQ

Breakfast potato boats stuffed with cheesy eggs — your morning just got so good!

Finally, you have a really good reason not to sleep in: these breakfast potato boats are the best breakfast invention since make-ahead bacon waffles. How could you go wrong when pairing tender baked potatoes with cheesy scrambled eggs? And when you set up a breakfast buffet to let everyone top …

Han Solo in a Pop Tart and Pretzels in Everything

F&W doesn't expect you to see every tweet we send out (just almost every one). Catch up each week with this top 5 list.<p><i>F&W doesn't expect you to see</i> …