Victor Moruzzi

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How a Stupid Joke Can Earn You More Money During Salary Negotiations

You’d think a salary negotiation is the last place you’d want to crack wise, but there is one type of joke that can actually influence your salary …

Salaries & Wages

The Food Trends You'll Probably Be Seeing A Lot Of In 2017

Get ready for lean meats and smoky dinners.<p>The year is nearly behind us. The tumultuous election, the “filled cupcake” Oreo flavor ... all of that is coming to a close. It’s time now to think about 2017, and look forward to good things to come.<p>The folks at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants <i></i>have put …

Food

50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Outdoors

Large Open Plans Turned Cozy By Room Dividers

Having an open floor plan might seem scary to some and it can be quite difficult to get used to in certain cases. The idea of having no walls to …

Design

This Table Lets You Stare Into the Ocean Depths Over Coffee

Sitting down on your couch could be as contemplative as staring into the depths of the ocean with this coffee table created by the UK studio Duffy …

Oceans

This Is How Interior Designers Decorate a Room From Start to Finish

Consider this—you've just bought a new home, signed a lease on a new apartment, or moved to a new city. You fell in love with the space that will …

Interior Design

The Restaurant and Bar Design Awards Reach The 8th Edition

For those not familiar with this event, the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards is an internationally-recognized competition, obviously dedicated to the …

Food & Dining

Ideas for Hiding a Bed in a Studio Apartment

The Swedes certainly know how to do small spaces. Case in point: this small but stylish apartment, whose living room cupboard conceals a clever …

Living Rooms

8 Tools for Visual Designers and Why You Should Be Using Them

Visual designers have a tough job. They frequently have to take written information and transform it into an aesthetically pleasing image, …

Design

A Wire Shelf That Tricks the Eye - Design Milk

Ukrainian designer Dmitry Kozinenko explores the idea of implementing illusions into furniture design, as seen in his Field shelf which tricks the …

Design

10 Of The Best Travel Apps For Cheap Flights, Quick Hotels And More

This is a holiday travel game changer.<p>Most travelers already know how to search Kayak for flights or Hotels.com for rooms. But holiday travel season is a monster that calls for reinforcements.<p>We’ve compiled a lineup of the most highly regarded and expert-vetted travel apps that will prevent …

Aviation

From Grand Hotel to Microhotel: How Your Stay Has Changed in 200 Years

Hotels catering to the newly minted leisure class started appearing in the 19th century—now, “grandeur” comes in many forms, including a microsuite and a beta hotel.<p>ADVENT OF THE GRAND HOTEL: 1810s–1840s<p>Hotels matching our modern conception of the word sprang up in 18th-century Europe, but it …

Hotels

The Healthiest Soup You Can Make Tonight, According to a Nutritionist

The colder months make warm soups and blazing fires a must, but they also can make cold salads and raw vegetables seem less than appetizing. Keeping …

Cooking

Vegan Thanksgiving dessert recipes that everyone — even carnivores — will love

Every part of your vegan Thanksgiving feast should be delicious — desserts included. And just because you're not using whipped cream to top off …

Veganism

5 Tips for Decorating Like an Interior Designer

If you love decorating your home, you love the thrill of knowing that you’re going to rework an entire house or room. But designing your space can be a scary process, and if you’re not an expert designer, you could make some major decorating mistakes. Fear not — we’re here to share five secrets for …

Interior Design

Twist & Pour—The Best New Cocktails Come in a Bottle

<b>With a new generation of bottled cocktails, precisely crafted & barrel‑aged drinks are just a twist away.</b><p>The boom in batched cocktails has had a side …

Cocktails

Restaurants Open Up a Whole New Can of Seafood

• Life<p>Where to find the best selection of conservas, the imported seafood in a tin that tapas bars and pintxo bars specialize in.<p>At Bar Vivant, “a proper tapas bar” in Portland, Ore., a $10 appetizer of scallops in tomato sauce is ready in 30 seconds flat.<p>A server opens a can behind the bar, places …

Restaurants

Presentation Skills

It doesn't matter how good it tastes—when a dish isn't easy on the eyes, we're less revved to dig in.<p>Greg Vernick, chef/owner of Vernick Food & …

Food

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Thanksgiving Recipes and Tips

Hoppy Thanksgiving<p>Trade your Thanksgiving turkey for this beer-soaked Portuguese version from George Mendes<p>Loading...<p>Cranberry Sauce Frozen …

Thanksgiving

Vietnamese Recipes

The cooking of Vietnam encompasses a diverse range of flavors, techniques, and dishes: the simple, honest flavors of the country's north; the gutsy, earthy soups and dainty court delicacies of Huế, the old imperial capital; the voluptuous, multilayered dishes and fresh seafood of the south. To give …

Cooking

The American Thanksgiving

Produced by ALICIA DESANTIS, ALEXANDRA EATON, EMILY WEINSTEIN, JOSH WILLIAMS and EUGENE YI<p>Additional video editing by Meg Felling. Additional production by Sara Bonisteel and Tiina Loite. Food Styling by Bailey West, Betsy Wilson and Caroline Chambers. Lighting by Danny Guy and Philip …

United States

Read When Diversity Reigns on ChefsFeed

How do I put this diplomatically?<p>There's this big outside world where if you're a straight, white guy the world loves you. You walk into grocery …

Women's News (India)

Eater Awards 2016: Announcing The New Orleans Winners - Eater New Orleans

Today we announce the seventh annual Eater Awards, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that truly made an impact in 2016. We recognize New Orleans best new restaurants, bars, and the chefs and designers that have taken the food world by storm. Read on to learn more about this year's best of the …

Awards

Eater Awards 2016: Announcing the Nashville Winners - Eater Nashville

Today we announce the fourth annual Eater Awards for Nashville, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that truly made an impact in 2016. We recognize restaurants, bars and chefs that have taken the Nashville food and drink scene by storm and have created something unique and lasting in the city. …

Awards

Eater Awards 2016: Announcing the Chicago Winners - Eater Chicago

Today we announce the seventh annual Eater Awards for Chicago, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that truly made an impact in 2016. We recognize restaurants, bars and chefs that have taken the Chicago food and drink scene by storm, created something unique and lasting in Chicago, and have …

Food & Dining

Eater Awards 2016: Announcing the Boston Winners - Eater Boston

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the seventh annual <b>Eater Awards,</b> celebrating the chefs and restaurants that truly made an impact in 2016 in Boston and beyond. With a focus on restaurants that opened within the past year (including a few spots that debuted in late 2015, after the cut-off for …

Boston

Eater Awards 2016: Announcing the Austin Winners - Eater Austin

It's here: we’re proud to announce the winners of the <b>2016 Eater Awards for Austin</b>. The seventh annual awards encompass the finest restaurants, chefs, bars, and more in the city. This group has defined the year in dining and drinking.<p>The awards focus on those restaurants that have opened within the …

Awards

D.C.’s 2016 Eater Award Winners - Eater DC

It’s been a thrilling year for D.C. restaurants, with stunning new designs, irreplaceable neighborhood additions, a crop of tasting menu-centric destinations, and so much more. The Eater Awards recognize the best of the best, and here’s who and what came out on top this year. For a look at 2015’s …

Awards