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LA's 8 Best Vegan Restaurants That Would Make Bourdain Eat His Words

Chef, author and food celebrity Anthony Bourdain has been known to have his beefy opinions about vegans and vegetarians. He believes that "Vegetarians are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit, an affront to all I stand for, the pure enjoyment of food." I'm sure he's had many …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Eye Candy: Lush Backyard Landscapes That Will Make You Forget The Grass

When planning out a backyard, most people immediately imagine grass. But why not think outside the box and try a grass-less yard? And the best part? …

Seven San Francisco Coffee Places Not to Miss

San Francisco is a coffee town. A major coffee town, in fact. If you want to spark a heated debate, ask some San Franciscans their favorite place for …

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7 Mexican Dips to Scoop into Taco Bowls

Now that you have a mighty-fine delicious and crispy (and healthy!) taco bowl, courtesy of Mad Genius Justin Chapple, fill it with a festive Mexican …

How to: Grow these 8 Herbs for an Amazing Cocktail Garden

Oh, Summertime. The best time of year for delicious drinks made with fresh ingredients. In doing my research for this piece, I had a hard time not …

You usually drink coffee from a French press. At Provision No. 14, you drink cocktails.

The best things in life should be savored with friends. That's the takeaway from the menu at Provision No. 14, which opens Wednesday in the former Diego space at 14th and W streets NW. While it's full of a variety of drinks – frozen cocktails, local and regional wines and beers, an Old Fashioned …

7 New Machines to Make Great Coffee at Home...Without Using a Pod

Making cafe-quality specialty coffee at home just got a whole lot easier. And we don't even have to change out of our pajamas.<p>We love specialty coffee and are forever grateful for our favorite baristas, but sometimes we wish we could make craft coffee at home taste like it does at cafés—with the …

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

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6 Essential Cocktails for April Entertaining

1 of 6<p>English Rose<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>Airmail Punch<p>3 of 6<p>Coal Miner's Daughter<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Ready Fire Aim<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 6<p>Prince's …

25+ Free Javascript Tutorials & eBooks For Web Developers

JavaScript is very popular programming languages for the development of highly interactive web apps. JavaScript has become an important factor for …

4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Francis Chan: Church Wastes Too Much Time Waiting on God's Voice; Christians Getting Too Fat on the Word

The Church wastes too much time waiting for a word from God, says New York Times bestselling author and popular pastor Francis Chan. Christians …

What Exactly Are Bitters, Anyway?

We spend a lot of time pretending to know what we're talking about when we're ordering cocktails. We feel comfortable saying this out loud, because we know you do it, too. No shame necessary. Cocktails are confusing and mixologists (not bartenders -- there's a difference) can be pretentious and …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

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