Roxanne Lewis

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4 Stunning Ways to Top Pie

Once an installation artist, baker Tara Jensen turns pie tops into an opportunity for creative expression. Here are four ways she decorates holiday …

The Five Commandments for Making Perfect Biscuits

At Olamaie in Austin, the off-menu biscuits are available by request only. People have been known to protest when they run out. Here, chefs Michael …

How to Make the Ultimate Vegetarian Lasagna

Chef Gerard Craft’s lasagna is a bit of a project, but the result is over-the-top delicious.<p>The best lasagna, says chef Gerard Craft, doesn’t have …

Priceline Snags Seattle SaaS Startup: Hospitality Industry Experts With Customer Service Obsession

<b>Acquired by Priceline for an “undisclosed” number of megabucks</b><p>Online travel giant Priceline recently made a surprise acquisition of Seattle hospitality-industry startup buuteeq for an undisclosed number of megabucks.<p>This shows that Priceline understands that customer service is truly the new …

Tech Innovations That Are Changing The Hospitality Industry

Technology has come a long way. It wasn’t all that long ago that hotels everywhere excitedly added the words “color TV in every room” to their …

Marketing Titans: Maggie Lang and Genuinely Loving Your Customer

Your customer is a person, not a user. Such basic observations were a central theme at Connections 2014, where over 8,000 marketers descended to hear about consumer engagement. Showcased in this conference is the new Journey Builder software which allows the marketer to walk with the customer at …

11 Ways to Make Fried Chicken

With restaurateurs still opening places devoted to the crispy bird, one thing is clear: Fried chicken, we just can’t quit you. Here are 11 ways to …

Surreal towns, shaped by nature

From manmade, moveable islands to an entire town built in a meteorite crater, these are some of the strangest ways in which people have adapted their settlements to Mother Nature.<p>Many travellers tend to seek attractions of the manmade variety: art and architecture, food and music, history and …

Cherry Chocolate Chip Bread

Cherry Garcia ice cream is one of my favorite Ben & Jerry’s flavors. It is made with cherry ice cream that is studded generously with chunks of …

Black Forest Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska is one of my favorite retro desserts. It’s a delicious combination of cake and ice cream that is covered in marshmallowy toasted …

Mini Pineapple Lime Upside Down Cakes

Pineapple upside down cakes are fun to make and fun to eat. They’re assembled in a pan upside down, with a layer of sugar and pineapple on the bottom …

Avocado Toast with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Sometimes it is the simple things that are the best, and when I am looking for a quick breakfast or easy afternoon snack, I find that I often turn to …

Mini Lemon Layer Cake

A layer cake is always a lovely dessert to put out at the end of a meal, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just a love of desserts. …

Peaches n' Cream Muffins

Peaches and cream is a simple dessert that consists of the two elements in its name: peaches and cream, usually whipped cream. The rich cream is a …

Canada’s greatest hidden rail trip

Weaving along a narrow ledge between razor-sharp mountains and a gigantic, glittering lake, the tiny, two-car Kaoham Shuttle is a train lover's dream.<p>Weaving along a narrow ledge between razor-sharp mountains and a gigantic, glittering lake, the tiny, two-car Kaoham Shuttle is arguably Canada’s …

How 3D printing will change travel

From rendering packing unnecessary to making airplanes lighter and more efficient, 3D printing could revolutionise travel – even if, experts warn, it may not be for decades.<p>Few advances in the manufacturing world have been as ballyhooed as 3D printing. After all, all you need is a 3D printer, the …

Pay what you want at a Paris hotel

Running until 10 August, a new initiative allows guests to stay the night, and decide afterwards how much they feel their stay was worth.<p>France ranks as the world’s most popular tourist destination, with around 33 million visitors coming to Paris annually. As such, demand for hotels – and prices – …

How I quit my job to travel: The banker

Marcello Arrambide invested everything he had learning to trade in the stock market. But the ultimate goal was never fame or fortune. It was freedom.<p>When people first discovered that I had borrowed $25,000 in student loans to fund a new day trading career just out of high school, they thought I was …

China’s Atlantis of the East

The Chinese city of Shicheng was flooded in 1959, then forgotten. With its recent rediscovery, divers can explore a 600-year-old city that is both underwater – and unseen for decades.<p>Often called the “Atlantis of the East” by travellers, the underwater city of Shicheng is a magnificent, mysterious …

Obama: Military advisers will go to Iraq, but U.S. not returning to combat

As Islamist militants battle Iraqi security forces for control of towns and cities not far from Baghdad, the capital has taken on the tense feel of a city under siege.<p>There's a heavy police and military presence on the streets and at checkpoints that sometimes appear to pop up overnight.<p>Nowhere is …