Rachel Rantanen

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Whenever I Need To Impress a Southern Mama, This Is The Recipe I Make

If I have learned anything from my time at <i>Southern Living</i>, it is that one does not show up anywhere without a gift. I have learned the value of a …

Breakfast

Tokyo Noodle Shop Receives the First-Ever Michelin Star for Ramen

It's official. Tokyo has received more Michelin stars than any other city for nine years running.<p>The 2016 Michelin guide for Tokyo, now available, …

This Blazing Fast Electric Car is Powered by Saltwater!

Nanoflowcell has developed the world’s first saltwater-powered electric car – the Quant e-Sportlimousine – it just received approval for testing in …

This is the future of food

Are you ready for lab-made hamburgers, bug-filled protein bars and 3D-printed cuisine? With the Earth's population rapidly approaching 8 billion and the race to keep up with food demand intensifying, industries have begun to drain essential resources and adversely affect the environment. Thanks to …

Break Up with Your Delivery Guy! 12 Doable "Takeout" Recipes That Will Ease the Pain

<b>While we love ordering takeout in a pinch, we can't deny that comfort food tastes better when it's cooked at home. It's also healthier and, more often than not, faster! With that in mind, here are a dozen popular "takeout" recipes that you can easily whip up in your own kitchen. (You can even eat</b> …

Food & Dining

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The 14 best French restaurants in the US

In fact, several French restaurants appeared on our recent list of the best restaurants in America, so we decided to pull out the top ones serving delicious French cuisine.<p>We compiled the list of the best restaurants using a combination of five noteworthy lists from food critics, experts, and …

Las Vegas

Bye Bye Birdie: 18 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Devour This Memorial Day

If I show up at a barbecue and don't trust the chef, I steer clear of any chicken I see—more often than not it's going to be mediocre. But grilled chicken doesn't have to be stringy and flavorless—use the right technique and it'll be perfectly juicy and still have shatteringly crispy skin. And, of …

Where to find the Bay Area’s best Korean food

Ask Rick Sung where to find the best Korean food in the Bay Area, and there are no ifs, ands or buts.<p>Without a doubt, it is the stretch of El Camino Real in Santa Clara that extends just into Sunnyvale, which is known unofficially as Koreatown.<p>“When you talk about Korean food, you think of Santa …

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Agua de Lima (Sweet Lime Agua Fresca)

<i>Agua de Lima</i> is a light and refreshing <i>agua fresca</i> made with sweet limes (citrus limetta).<p>Since moving to Mexico 15 years ago I have discovered (and …

14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

<i>Photo: Michael Matti</i><p>You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.<p>1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Hike through Croatia's largest National Park to a series of …

Hiking

Eating healthy with Iggy Pop

In Miami, Iggy Pop talks about healthy eating with Anthony Bourdain.

Easy Baked Berry Oatmeal for One

Less than 30 minutes<p>1<p>1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted, plus more for greasing pan<br>• 1/2 cup oats<br>• 1 teaspoon chia seeds<br>• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 3/4 cup …

Cheap Flight Deal: Virgin America Flights Across the US From $39

Travel<p>By Chloe Pantazi Published On 05/05/2015<p>@ChloePantazi<p>By Chloe Pantazi @ChloePantazi Published On 05/05/2015<p>Traveling in style doesn't have to …

Fabulous Fiji

Wow, this trip was one of my favorites! The only way to capture the true beauty islands is by boat.<p>​The coral reef here in the South Pacific Ocean is one of the most magical in the world and makes for some amazing snorkeling and diving. Especially the night diving, which I highly recommend.<p>I was …

Scuba Diving

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Costa Rica

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Mile-High Coffee Cake Muffins

Mile-High Coffee Cake Muffins (adapted from Offbeat + Inspired)<p>Prep time: 25 minutes | Bake time: 20 minutes | Yields: 12 muffins<p>Ingredients for the …

14 Recipes for the Perfect Brunch Picnic

Warming temps mean it’s time to get outside, soak up some rays and enjoy the arrival of spring at its fullest. And what better way to do all that than with a picnic? Go ahead and get the ol’ basket out of storage, and load it up with a selection of these 14 ultra-portable eats. Then all you need to …

7 tips for nailing a startup pitch to a boardroom full of VCs

As a member of the investment team at Carmel Ventures who has attended countless pitches for over a decade, I have observed that the way you tell your story can be just as important as the story itself.<p>Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or a first time CEO, pitching a startup isn’t easy, and if …

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9 New Places You Must Add To Your Travel Bucket List

While seeing the places you know and are familiar with is all fine and well, sometimes, adventuring into the unknown can be immensely rewarding. The following nine places may be a bit remote, but they're absolute must-sees before age gets the best of you:<p><b>Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand</b><p>Milford …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

13 Must-Read Books for April

April showers mean plenty of rainy days to curl up with a good book. If you’re looking for some buzz-y books to add to your reading list, you can’t go wrong with the 13 on this list. From your favorite ’90s scary story teller, R. L. Stine, to a gripping memoir by Ernest Hemingway’s granddaughter, …

10 swedish words we should all be using

1. Ogooglebar | Ungoogleable<p>Something or someone who brings up not result when searched in Google.<p><b>Example:</b><p>2. Fulparkerare | Ugly parker<p>Someone who …

Artist Creates Incredible Watercolor Portraits Using Coffee

Artist Maria Aristidou creates incredible portraits of famous figures using a surprising material: coffee. The United Kingdom-based painter initially stumbled upon the medium as a substitute for traditional water coloring, but now she's developed it into a kind of science. She's experimented with a …

Coffee

18 Camping Hacks Everyone Should Know

Whether you’re roughing it with the kids, or glamping with your girlfriends, going camping takes some serious planning. From what to cook and how to …

Hacking

World's Best Hikes: 15 Classic Trails

Adventure<p>Over the past decade, author Peter Potterfield has hiked more than 10,000 miles over six continents to research this list. He here tells us his picks for the world's 15 best hikes, including Patagonia, Tasmania, Newfoundland, and Petra. Read more in his best-selling book Classic Hikes of …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

National Parks

7 Floating Destinations That Are SO Much Better Than A Cruise

<b>Lindsey DeSimone for Architectural Digest.</b><p>From Thailand to Canada, these floating structures feature the kind of innovative design and masterful engineering that you have to see to believe.<p><i>(photo: Piyatat Hemmatat, courtesy of Búro Ole Scheeren)</i><p>Devised by 2014 AD Innovator Ole Scheeren, the …

Architecture