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The Most Popular Instant Pot Recipes of 2017

I'm calling it now: 2017 was officially the year of the Instant Pot. While I've been singing the praises of this seven-in-one multi-cooker for a …

13 places in LA to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed LA

With the holidays just about underway, out-of-town guests will be traveling to Los Angeles to visit family and friends in the coming weeks. Maybe these visitors have a clear-cut itinerary already planned, but more likely they'll show up secretly (or not so secretly) hoping you'll take them on fun …

Where Hollywood Eats: L.A.'s 20 Hottest Restaurants Right Now (February 2018)

THR ranks the town's buzziest dining spots — from Majordomo to Pollen — for the month of February.<p>Though few things are more fickle than the …

Our Best Japanese Recipes to Make Right Now

We've got all the essentials from dashi to chirashi<p>For a long time in America, "Asian food" was synonymous with Japanese food because of its …

LA Scores Big at 2016 World Beer Cup

Los Angeles’ ever-increasing relevance in the state (and national) craft beer scene took a big jump forward over the weekend, as the county cleaned up with a slew of awards at this year’s <b>World Beer Cup</b>, including Best Large Brewpub in the World.<p>The main award went to Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, says <i>LA</i> …

An Actually Useful Guide to Downtown Austin, Texas

We're going to downtown Austin, Texas—and Houndstooth's Paul Henry is showing us the ropes. This is Spilling the Beans.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their hometown. In this installment, Paul Henry</i> …

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Our Best Bites of 2015

These last, waning days of 2015 have put the Serious Eats team in a reflective mood as we mull over the best slices, snacks, and, in at least one case, Sichuan-style feasts, we've enjoyed this year. Here are some of our favorites.<p>One Damn Good Bagel<p>(Beauty's Bagels; Oakland, CA)<p>When I moved to San …

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Yum! It’s the Gift of Flipboard for Foodies

<i>Click here to send the Foodie gift now!</i><p>Do you have a friend who keeps up with the hottest restaurant openings or a relative that takes over the kitchen every time they are over at your house? The Gift of Flipboard for Foodies is a culinary compendium pre-populated with sources like Bon Appetit, …

10 Best Pizza Places in Los Angeles

Prime Pizza<p>Prime Pizza<p><b>10. Prime Pizza</b><br>By design, the pizza-slice joint will always emphasize convenience over quality. Only a magic oven can fully …

10 Best Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles

<b>10. BBQ Crown</b><br>BBQ Crown, originally called Well-Q, quietly opened three years ago in tiny hut in a strip mall. The signage and menu are intentionally …

Video: This Wild Time-Lapse Of A Buzzing L.A. Took 2 Years To Make

The fleeting days of summer breeze by all too quickly and a new time-lapse video stunningly captures the beauty of that dizzying buzz. [ more › ]

8 classic personal finance books that will teach you everything you should know about managing money

Money conscious readers from all generations should brush up on their personal finance knowledge by adding some books on the subject to their summer reading list.<p>Given that only 24% of Millennials are able to correctly answer four or five questions on five-question financial literacy quiz, they …

The Only Bloody Mary Recipe You'll Ever Need

The bloody mary is the classic brunch drink, and it's just as easy to make it at home as it is to order a $15 version at your favorite weekend morning restaurant. Sound too good to be true? Check out this video and follow the recipe below.<p>How To Make a Bloody Mary<i>One serving.</i><i>What You'll Need:</i><br>2 oz. …

The 18 Best Restaurant and Bar Openings in LA This Spring

Everyone knows spring is supposed to be a season of "new beginnings," so it'd be completely cliche for us to say that's why there were so many great …

Business 101: A reading list for lifelong learners

Ready to level up your working knowledge of business? Here’s what to read now — and next. <i></i><p>Business 101, with Nilofer Merchant<p><b>First, read these 2</b> …

10 Unique Mom-And-Pop Restaurants In The Valley You Must Try

There are a slew of unique mom-and-pops off the beaten path that are worth the trek. [ more › ]

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your 2015 Summer Reading List

<b>By GoBankingRate.com, Special for USDR</b><p>Let’s face it, if the issue is getting a car title loan or to make long term financial decisions, people need …

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List Is Heavy on Nerd, Light on Non-Nerd

Would you believe the Microsoft founder has a soft spot for comics?<p>You're likely still thumbing through the books on our summer reading list, so forgive Bill Gates for piling on. The Microsoft founder and noted philanthropist has shared a list of the six "beach reads" he's hoping you'll tackle this …

The Ultimate L.A. Farmers Market Guide + Google Map!

A note: Markets change, days and hours fluctuate, locations shift. Also, remember that market dates that fall on holidays are likely to be closed or …

The 16 Most Iconic West Coast Road Trips

You know what's crazy? You can drive I-5 from the northernmost point of Washington down to the southernmost point of California in 21 hours. Which …

The 23 Best Damn Places to Drink in Santa Barbara

Because friends don't let friends suck at drinking in Santa Barbara, we're rounding up the absolute best places to get your booze on in/near SB (a …

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Silver Lake Has A New Lobster Roll Joint That Flies In Seafood From Maine Daily

You know a restaurant takes their lobster and crab rolls seriously when they're flying in seafood daily from Maine on a Jet Blue plane straight to …

The Best Ramen In Los Angeles

LAist has the lowdown on secret ramen menus and where you can get yourself some uni and bacon ramen. Check out our top picks for the best ramen shops …

LA's Most Anticipated Spring Restaurant Openings of 2015

While the year's started off strong with some solid spots like Knuckle & Claw, Mexicano, Ramen Champ, and Pok Pok Phat Thai, there's still plenty in the way of compelling places to eat that are just about to open in Los Angeles. With all the complex city permitting and licensing that's taking …

See It or Skip It: Pike Place Market in Seattle

What is Pike Place Market?<p>Pike Place Market is the oldest farmers’ market on the West Coast, and it’s particularly famous for its fishmongers, who …

10 Essential L.A. Restaurants With Amazing Brunch

<b>10.</b> <b>Gjelina</b><br>Think it's hard to get into Gjelina on a regular day? Try brunch, when the wait can be brutal. But there's reason for that madness: the …

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The Best Long Reads of the Week, From Dim Sum to the Gluten-Free Myth

<b>Who Killed Tony the Tiger?</b><br>Bloomberg<p>For almost a century, Kellogg defined the American breakfast: a moment when people would be jolted out of their drowsiness—often with a stupendous serving of sugar. Breakfast was personified by Kellogg’s cartoon mascots like Frosted Flakes’ vigorous Tony the …