Victor Moruzzi

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The 15 Best Tequilas to Mix and Sip this Cinco de Mayo

Skip the shots—these are tequilas worth taking your time<p>Put down the shot glass (for now, at least). In America, tequila’s had a longstanding …

Liquor

16 Comforting Chowder Recipes Beyond *Just* Basic Clam

On chilly nights, or when your soul needs some comfort, nothing hits the spot like a bowl of soup. Spicy soups warm you from the inside out, and noodle soups are like a meal and an activity all in one. Even if you only have a few minutes, you can whip up a 15-minute blender soup to sate your …

Best New Design Hotels in the World: Hot List 2017

Both legends and icons-in-the-making created some of the most visionary spaces we’ve seen—from an immaculately outfitted <i>riad</i>, to a hyper-futuristic Mexican resort—and suddenly architecture nerds everywhere are reshuffling their hotel bucket list (sorry, Hotel Lautner). Behold: These are the year's …

Hotels

11 hidden spots in Central Park you need to explore

New Yorkers may not have backyards, but we do have Central Park: 843 acres of natural beauty tucked between Fifth Avenue and Central Park West. …

Nature

7 Affordable Decor Stores an Interior Designer Swears By

Homepolish interior designer Shannon Smith creates high-end-looking rooms on a realistic budget. Case in point: the stunning DC apartment she designed from the ground up for under $5,000. We were so astounded that Shannon was able to find these on-trend pieces on a budget that we had to know where …

Home Decorating

Best New Hotels for Nature Lovers: Hot List 2017

Sometimes a hotel makes the Hot List—our picks for the best newcomers in the past year—not for what’s under its roof, but for what’s outside its doors. And this year turned up plenty of options for outdoorsy types: There are polished, summer camp-style retreats for the avid fly-fisher—think rustic …

Hotels

The Mighty American Road Trip: Spot gators and feast on BBQ in the red-hot South

1. Take a private flight over the Georgia coast (Savannah, GA)<p>Get exhilarating, one-of-a-kind views of Savannah, GA, from the sky during a flight …

Road Trips

Essential Mobile Photography Tips

I'll just come right out and say it: of all my cameras, my iPhone is the one that gets the most usage.<p>It's my go-to daily camera because it's always …

iPhoneography

Perfect Travel Photos

I long ago gave up on the notion that I could take great travel photographs. In fact, now I generally leave the camera home and shoot random pics …

Here Is the Full List of 2017 James Beard Foundation Media Award Winners

Congratulations to all<p>At a ceremony in New York City tonight, the James Beard Foundation announced its Media Award winners for 2017. Formerly known as the Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards — the broad categories the Foundation still recognizes — tonight’s festivities saw big wins for cookbook …

Cookbooks

When You Should Use Frequent Flyer Miles to Maximize Their Value

There are many opinions about which airline has the best frequent flyer program. However, it's not just the size of your miles pile that matters; …

Airlines

10 Vegetarian Ways to Eat Your Recommended Daily Protein

When I asked my coworkers what they know about protein, the first thing Lauren (a vegetarian) said was, "Everyone tells me that it's impossible to …

Eating

Pork Recipes By The Hundreds For Your Dinner Inspiration

Did you know that we have an absolute ton of pork recipes that need a new home in your kitchen? And we’ve got even more for our swine enthusiast …

Pork

A Guide to the Cookbook Stores of New York City

There is a sense of peace in a cookbook store; it’s a feeling that, while the outside world may seem chaotic, inside it can perhaps be reflected …

Cookbooks

10 Stylish Bar Carts Under $300

• <b>Dolce Vita Copper Bar Cart, $299 at CB2</b>: Crafted out of shiny copper, this sleek, two-tier bar cart features ample space to store booze bottles, …

8 Quick Spring Getaways Right Near NYC

Spring has finally sprung, and that means warmer temps and weekend getaways. From glamping to the Hamptons, why wait for the summer to sneak in a …

Kitchen Essentials

Cooks who do a lot of preserving, or keep several types of flour, rice, or other dangerously similar-looking ingredients around the kitchen in plastic or glass jars, need a practical way to identify the contents of all those vessels. The Brother P-Touch label maker—which prints and slices off …

Grilled Pineapple Lemonade

A refreshing and tart drink, this twist on classic lemonade adds a whole new level of fruity and smoky flavors. It can be adapted easily to be made …

Beverages

Guide to Governors Island, NY

Things to do<p>Jazz Age Lawn Party<p>Governors Island is the perfect venue to leave the 21st century behind for the delights of the Prohibition-era<p>Bars<p>Bars …

New York City

11 alternatives to touristy New York attractions

Don’t be seduced by hop-on, hop-off buses and promises of a once-in-a-lifetime trip: If you’re going to all the most touristy attractions in NYC, it …

Urban Planning

A Guide to the Breads of Mexico

Tortillas are undoubtedly a staple of Mexican cuisine, but anyone who’s visited our neighbors to the south know that griddled masa doesn’t replace …

Baking

It's 8 a.m. Somewhere

<b>In the fluorescent</b> light of a suburban kitchen, Honey Nut Cheerios are heaped into a bowl; sound-insulating snow piled up to the windowsills outside …

The Definitive Guide to Breweries in Queens

Though Brooklyn is more traditionally associated with NYC’s brewery scene, Queens continues to prove that there’s plenty of room for brewers in the …

Beer

12 tips to styling your bookcases like a pro

Ready to open a new chapter in home decor? Here’s a novel idea: bookshelves.<p>Creating bookshelf displays that are both functional and decorative is a simple, inexpensive way to refresh a room’s interior and flash some personal style. We’ve gathered inspiring images of shelving design from our …

Home Decorating

3 space-savvy apartments you'll love

Gone are the days when large houses were considered the only viable home that you should bother injecting a lot of effort and style into, as even …

Interior Design

The Secret to a Great Steak Sauce Is Butter, and Lots of It

Don’t ever let someone tell you that the secret to a good steak is sauce (looking at you, El Prez). The secret to a good steak is quality meat and …

BBQ

The best cheap eats in NYC

1<p>Perennial burger mecca Shake Shack continues to be one of the most popular postmuseum pit stops for its nostalgic beef patties, crinkle fries and …

New York City

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Interior Design

13 Must-Download Apps to Help Make Your Home Renovation *MUCH* Easier

If your Pinterest boards are overflowing with marble kitchens, statement wallpaper, and mid-century modern Amazon finds (two-day shipping, y’all!), it may be time to *seriously* consider embarking on a springtime renovation. But because renos are practically synonymous with stress, we’ve decided to …

Apps

The 101 Best Beers in America | Men's Journal

It’s taken us a while to get here, but no matter where in these Unites States of America you may find yourself, there is now simply no set of …

Beer