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10 of the Coziest Fireplace Bars in New York City

If you’re looking for something a little quieter, head to the <b>Bowery Hotel</b> where you can settle into plush couches next to the fire. Grab a few …

Never Make Cakey (or Rubbery or Blackened or Gooey) Pancakes Again

<i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Adrianne Edwards confesses to making her pancakes more cakey than pan-like to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for making</i> …

Breakfast

Mary Berry’s cappuccino coffee cake recipe

This is a really deep luxurious coffee cake – very impressive and delicious<p>If you are worried about cutting the cakes in half, you can just sandwich the two together with half the icing in the middle and half the icing on top.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>225g (8oz) very soft butter, plus more for the tins<br>• 225g …

Dessert

I Love New York! How to Plan a NYC Vacation Your Whole Family Will Love

Mention you're planning a trip to New York City and folks will be quick to tell you how much they love it or...how much they loathe it! A whirlwind girls' trip whetted my appetite for the city years ago and I knew then: I fall in the "love it" column! Since then, I've wanted to return with my …

The Martian: how a self-published e-book became a Hollywood blockbuster

This is what you do when you’re a nerd who ends up with a bunch of money!’ Andy Weir says gleefully, reaching up to a shelf at his home in Mountain View, near San Francisco, and handing me a small black rock. 'This is a meteorite that came from Mars. That rock got knocked off the surface by an …

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

72 Hours in Nashville

In central Tennessee, there sits a full-scale replica of the Athenian Parthenon. Beyond the nod to the Ancients, there are a lot of things people …

Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 4 min<p>No doubt about it, six tablespoons of cayenne is a lot, but that’s what Hattie B’s considers “medium.” For a milder heat, decrease to two tablespoons.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 3½–4-lb. chickens, each cut into 10 pieces (breasts halved)<p>1 tablespoon …

Bread

Here's How to Eat Your Way Through Nashville

When it comes to our summer travels, we often pick our destinations based on food. After all, what's not to love about experiencing the freshest …

The World's Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster Is Coming to Dollywood

Dollywood has announced a new $22 million ride that the theme park says will be the world’s fastest wooden roller coaster.<p>The eastern Tennessee park …

Where Homesick American Ex-Pats Can Eat In London

Being 'stranded' in London offers no serious hardship on the culinary front to an American expat. All one needs is the bravery to explore. If you’re …

Factory Visit: Christian Louboutin

Since setting up his eponymous label in 1991, French designer Christian Louboutin's shoes have become synonymous with power, prestige and class thanks to their sexy, edgy design and extreme creativity. Lesser known is the fact that Louboutin produces men's footwear as well—something that should be …

Artisans

Cherry-Lime Hand Pies

Makes 16 Servings<p>Despite the egg along the seal, and the crimps for extra insurance, the fruit juices will run; that’s what the parchment paper is there for.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>Filling and …

Baking

37 Anchovy & Sardine Recipes That Pack a Punch

You know what they say: little fish—big flavor. These recipes with anchovies and sardines prove it.<p><b>We make no secret of our love for</b> small, oily fish like anchovies and sardines. They're sustainable, affordable, big on flavor, and just a little bit in sauces, dressings, and pastas packs a ton of …

Cooking

How to Break Down a Chicken ( + How to Make Chicken Stock)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Breaking down a chicken isn't as hard as it seems -- Cara is here</i> …

BBQ

Tube Cocktails And Dinner On A Bus: Transport Themed Eating And Drinking In London

We all know that it’s bad etiquette to eat on public transport, and Boris put paid to mid-journey boozing when he banned alcohol on the network back …

England

Inside the (Very Active) Mind of Bobby Flay

On the eve of his newest and most ambitious restaurant project—Gato, in New York—Bobby Flay schools us on all the little things, from the power of lemon zest to why a smoking-hot skillet is a cook’s best friend<p><i>On the eve of his newest and most ambitious restaurant project—Gato, in New York—Bobby</i> …

Cooking

Bradley Cooper: five best moments

It isn’t always easy to make the jump from uproarious satire to brow-furrowing Oscar material – but try telling that to Bradley Cooper. He went from a gloriously camp debut in cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer to picking up a third Academy award nod yesterday for his lead role in American Sniper, …

Clint Eastwood

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Why flatbreads are worth making from scratch

Baking bread for a low-histamine diet led Bee Wilson to try her hand at chapati. Pittas and parathas quickly followed...<p>It’s strange how we cooks divide food into things that we make and things that we buy, often quite arbitrarily. It isn’t to do with the actual trouble involved, but some kind of …

Bread

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

These Super Bowl recipes are low-effort crowd pleasers. Yes, there are brownies.<p>It's just not a Super Bowl party without a stunning display of dessert options. (At least that's what we always say.) Here are our most winning sweet treats for the biggest game day of the year—all low-effort crowd …

Dessert

TfL Urges Londoners To Give Walking A Go

Ditch the tube, buses and trams, suggests TfL — a sentence we never thought we'd write. No, the apocalypse is not nigh (though some caught in the bus …

Markets In London Mapped

Markets. London's got plenty of them. From foodie havens such as Borough Market, to little known craft stalls, we've rounded up London's best markets …

London’s Best BYO Restaurants

Whether it’s a canny way of keeping costs down, or a great opportunity to enjoy that bottle of something special you’ve picked up, we love a bit of …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

Cooking

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Cooking

10 of the best restaurants and food hits in San Francisco: readers’ tips

<b>WINNER: Boudin Bakery</b><p>Right on the seafront is Boudin Bakery, and its speciality is soup in a sourdough breadbowl. The lid is the roof of the loaf to dip in the soup. Perfect after a windswept boat trip across to Alcatraz. Sit outside with the wharf and the trams right there, sea lions honking in …

The 10 American Spots To Visit In 2015 Might Surprise You But Go There Anyway

It's time to book a vacation... to Queens.<p>That is, at least according to the fine folks at Lonely Planet, who have released their "Best in the US 2015" list. While there are plenty of good reasons to always go to New Orleans, the same can't be said for western South Dakota or even the Mount Shasta …